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South Oldham

  • KHSAA Class 5-A Football Playoffs: Dragons, Anderson meet again
    One of the most exciting county football games this season was played back on Sept. 5 in Crestwood. South Oldham and Anderson County traded big offensive plays before a late Connor John interception return touchdown sealed a 52-43 South win – the Dragons’ first in 11 tries against the Bearcats. Anderson (8-3) and South (8-2) will play a rematch of that classic at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Crestwood in the second round of the KHSAA Class 5-A playoffs.
  • Stephens: State title win a throwback for Lady Dragons
    LEXINGTON – There was some 19-year-old nostalgia for South Oldham girls soccer coach Cy Tucker last week. In 1995, he took the Lady Dragons to play in the school’s first KHSAA girls soccer championship game. South beat Tates Creek that year to win the title. This year he took his Lady Dragons to Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium to try for their record seventh state title, but first in 13 years.
  • Boys soccer: Two Dragons named first-team All-State West
    South Oldham seniors Christian Lister and Joseph Profancik were named first-team All-State West boys soccer selections by the Kentucky Soccer Coaches Association. Lister, a forward, scored 17 goals and notched 11 assists for the Dragons, who finished this season in the state semifinals for the first time. Profancik, a center-back, anchored a defense that allowed just 18 goals all season. The All-State West team consists of players from Regions 1-8. Other county players honored included:
  • Football: Lightfoot earns conference honor
    Hanover College freshman quarterback Chase Lightfoot (South Oldham) helped the Panthers pile up 647 yards of total offense in a 52-49 win at Manchester Saturday and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Football Player of the Week on offense.  In just his second collegiate start, Lightfoot threw for 465 yards and five touchdowns, completing 18 of his 33 passes without an interception.  The freshman also added a 1-yard rushing touchdown in the win. 
  • KHSAA girls soccer state championship: Rowland scores four, Lady Dragons win seventh title
    LEXINGTON – Coach Cy Tucker said the 2014 South Oldham Lady Dragons’ season was like a great novel that “you didn’t want to end.” The final chapter of that novel proved to be happy, if perhaps a little anticlimactic. Senior forward Stephanie Rowland scored four goals to power South past Owensboro Catholic 4-1 Saturday night in the KHSAA Girls Soccer State Championship Game at Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium. The Lady Dragons’ state title was their state-best seventh overall but first since 2001.
  • KHSAA Class 3-A boys cross-country state championship: South stuns the field, wins crown
    LEXINGTON – Cole and Tanner Dowdy each ran a stellar race Saturday in the KHSAA Class 3-A Boys State Cross-Country Championships. But their most memorable run of the day may have come after the race ended. The twins were standing around their father when he pulled out his phone to see if race results had been posted. “He was like ‘We won!’ and jumped up and down,” Cole Dowdy said. “I was so surprised. I was taken aback. We went running through the crowd to find our team and we told them.”
  • KHSAA girls cross-country state championships: OC edges South in Class 3-A
    LEXINGTON – All three county girls teams put together top five performances at the KHSAA Cross-Country State Championships on Saturday. Erin Edmundson led North Oldham to a third-place finish in the Class 2-A race at the Kentucky Horse Park. The 3-A race saw Oldham County edge South Oldham for fourth place. Samantha Griffin was the highest finisher for OC, while Hallie Searcy paced the Lady Dragons.   Class 2-A: Erin Edmundson, a junior, came in eighth overall with a time of 19:43.21.
  • KHSAA Class 5-A football playoffs: South dismantles East Jessamine
    South Oldham (8-2) started its postseason with a comfortable win Friday night, beating East Jessamine (3-7-1) 56-7 in Crestwood. The Dragons dominated both offensively (316 rushing yards, 175 passing yards) and defensively (two interceptions, three fumbles recovered). Kevin Kuriger ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns. Ethan Reinert caught touchdown passes from both Michael McGee and Starr Thompson and finished with 96 receiving yards. Adam Clark both caught a touchdown pass from McGee and returned an interception for a score.
  • KHSAA boys soccer semifinals: Dragon run comes to an end
    LEXINGTON – The 2014 South Oldham Dragons put together what was probably the best boys soccer season in school history. South beat St. Xavier for the first time. The Dragons beat both Oldham County and North Oldham in the regular season, then North twice more to win the District 29 and Region 8 championships. South topped an undefeated Fern Creek team in the first round of the KHSAA State Tournament and then whipped Rowan County to advance to its first state semifinal in school history.
  • KHSAA girls soccer state semifinal: Rowland free kick sends South to championship game
    LEXINGTON – No. 19 stood on the 19-yard line at Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium Wednesday night in a familiar position. Stephanie Rowland, South Oldham’s all-time leading goal scorer, had hit plenty of free kicks over the years, some from long distance. But none had ever come in a match this big – a KHSAA state semifinal against No. 2 Notre Dame with a trip to the state championship game on the line. Standing about five yards left of the left football hash mark, Rowland ran up and belted the ball high to the right.