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South Oldham

  • Lady Dragons' season ends vs. Simon Kenton
    DRY RIDGE – Simon Kenton showed why it was a top five team in the state Tuesday night, and ended South Oldham's season in the process. The Litkenhous rated No. 5 Lady Pioneers beat the Lady Dragons 63-40, eliminating South in the first round of the Region 8 tournament. Simon guard Abby Owings scored a game-high 25 points for the Lady Pioneers. They also out-rebounded the Lady Dragons 30-23.
  • South girls finish 12th at state swimming
    LOUISVILLE – South Oldham combined for 36 points at the state championships this weekend at the Ralph Wright Natatorium, with 32 of those points coming from the girls team. Lydia Jackson led the Lady Dragons with a fourth place finish in the 500-free. She swam the event in 5:07.15. Jackson finished 10th in the 200-free with a 1:55.38. Julia Roy finished ninth in the 100-fly with a time of 56.89 seconds. Roy finished 16th in the 200-IM in 2:14.81.  
  • Region 8 girls games for March 3 postponed
    Winter weather that carved up county schools’ regular season basketball schedules is now affecting the postseason. The Region 8 girls tournament that was set to begin tonight at Grant County has been postponed to Tuesday. That includes South Oldham’s game against Simon Kenton, which will now be played at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. That means Oldham County’s game against Henry County, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, will be instead be played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
  • Region 8 boys: OC draws Henry, South draws Owen
    District 29 champion Oldham County drew Henry County in the first round of next week’s Region 8 boys tournament, while South Oldham has drawn Owen County as its first round opponent. South will meet Owen at 8 p.m. Wednesday at host site Henry County. OC will play Henry at 8 p.m. Thursday.
  • Region 8 girls: OC draws Henry, South draws Simon
    Oldham County and South Oldham will have tough roads in the Region 8 tournament. OC, which beat South 50-43 in the District 29 title game Friday night in Goshen, plays Henry County the first round, but has Litkenhous-rated No. 2 Anderson County waiting in the second round. South meanwhile plays its first game against No. 5 Simon Kenton. South and Simon Kenton meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday in Grant County, while OC and Henry County meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Boys District Notebook: OC vs. South scenario could repeat
    GOSHEN – Oldham County celebrated its third straight district title over South Oldham at this time last season. The Colonels were going into the Region 8 tournament as a favorite to get back to the Boys Sweet 16 for the third straight year. But they met South again in the Region 8 title game and in that meeting the Dragons came out on top, advancing to state for the first time with a 58-48 win.
  • Colonels win fourth straight district title
    GOSHEN – Facing a South Oldham team that plays six senior guards, the two best guards on the court Friday night were two Oldham County juniors. Hayden Hawes scored a game-high 27 points and Connor Hicks added 20 as OC beat South 74-67 at North Oldham Friday to win its fourth straight District 29 title. The Colonels (22-6) will face either Collins, Henry County or Simon Kenton in the first round of next week’s Region 8 tournament at Henry County. The draw to determine the region bracket is scheduled for Sunday afternoon.
  • Lady Colonels snap South’s district streak
    GOSHEN – Five times the last five years Oldham County’s girls have taken on South Oldham with a district title on the line. All five times the Lady Colonels found themselves on the losing end. That history made it so much sweeter Friday night when OC players dog-piled senior Ashley McMurtrey at half court as the final horn sounded. The Lady Colonels halted the Lady Dragons’ district domination with a 50-43 win Friday at North Oldham in the District 29 finals. The win marked OC’s first district tournament title since beating South in 2008.
  • Lady Dragons survive Trimble in district semis
    GOSHEN – South Oldham’s District 29 tournament win over Trimble County Thursday played out a lot like its regular season win over the Lady Raiders. In the regular season meeting earlier this month, the Lady Dragons took an early lead, then watched as Trimble spent the game chipping away. A Lady Raider 3-pointer missed at the buzzer and South held on for a 49-46 win.
  • South finishes 57th at state wrestling
    LEXINGTON -- South Oldham came home with a 57th place finish in KHSAA state wrestling tournament, tallying 10 points for the event at Alltech Arena. South freshman Keanan John won two matches in the 120-pound class before being eliminated in his second consolation match.