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South Oldham

  • Football: Beasley, John star in Border Bowl win
    Two former rivals combined last weekend to lead a team of Kentucky all-stars to a win in the Border Bowl game against Tennessee’s all-stars. Former North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley and former South Oldham middle linebacker Connor John were named MVP and Defensive MVP, respectively, in Kentucky’s 33-32 win Saturday in Williamsburg. Beasley and John led Kentucky to a 33-19 fourth-quarter lead. Kentucky then held off a late Tennessee rally to win the game.
  • Boys Basketball: OC pulls away from out-manned South
    BUCKNER – The Litkenhous-rated No. 12 team in the state took awhile to get rolling in a rivalry game Friday night. But Oldham County’s depth and talent eventually took over against a South Oldham team missing two of its top players, and the Colonels rolled to a 29-point win. Senior point guard Hayden Hawes scored a game-high 20 points in leading No. 12 OC to a 70-41 home win over a thin South squad.
  • Girls Basketball: South recovers from early struggles, beats OC
    BUCKNER – South Oldham got off to its worst possible offensive start on the road Friday at Oldham County. The Lady Dragons didn’t score a single point in the first quarter, trailing 13-0 after the opening eight minutes. But South eventually got on track and proceeded to dominate the rest of the game. Sophomore guard Sydney Herold came off the bench to score a game-high 14 points and South won 48-39. The Lady Dragons (7-6, 1-0 District 29) outscored OC (7-9, 0-2) 48-26 over the final 24 minutes Friday and have now won three of four games.
  • Girls Basketball: South falls at Shelby
    SHELBYVILLE – Using their size advantage from the opening tip the Shelby County Rockets put South Oldham away early in rolling to a 58-45 region win Tuesday. “We talked about it and talked about it over Christmas break, about being able to do that when we could,” Shelby coach Jason Holland said. “I think we actually started it back in the Anderson game when we only shot five 3’s and got so much inside. The girls may have realized if we can that to a team like Anderson we can do it against any team in the region.”
  • Girls Soccer: Lady Dragons honored by MaxPreps
    South Oldham’s girls soccer team will be honored by MaxPreps, a high school sports website, and the Army National Guard before South’s girls basketball game at 7 p.m. Jan. 21. Out of more than 10,000 high school girls soccer teams nationwide, only 10 of the nation’s top-ranked teams are being honored on the MaxPreps Girls Soccer Tour of Champions.
  • South hiring coaches
    South Oldham is seeking head coaches for both field hockey and girls soccer for next season. Interested applicants can contact athletic director Mitchell Irvin at 502-241-6035 or at Mitchell.irvin@oldham.kyschools.us.
  • Swimming: North wins combined meet
    North Oldham edged second-place Christian Academy-Louisville and third-place South Oldham in the combined standings of a four-team meet Friday night at the University of Louisville. North finished second in both the boys and girls events but was first overall with 333 points. Next came CAL (303), South (266) and Oldham County (112). South (167) won the boys meet. Next were North (160), CAL (113) and OC (59). CAL (190) took first in the girls competition, followed by North (173), South (99) and OC (53).
  • County hoops December in review
    The high school basketball season is a month old, which makes it a good time to review how things have gone so far for the six county schools. December saw the South Oldham debut of girls coach Jessica Conner and head coaching debut of North Oldham’s Rob Burton. The month saw Oldham County’s boys come up just short in their bid to win the Best in Hoops Tournament and North’s boys edge South in the championship of the Coach Bob Classic.
  • Football: North back Beasley earns Ky. all-state honors
    North Oldham wingback Arien Beasley was selected as one of the state’s best running backs last week after a standout 2014 season. Beasley was named a third-team all-state running back by the Courier-Journal. Beasley received the honor after rushing for 1,649 yards and 31 touchdowns this season on just 157 attempts. The senior also caught 31 passes for 441 yards and four touchdowns. His 212 points this season were a school record. Beasley is being recruited right now across several levels of college football.
  • Coach Bob Classic Finals: North rallies past South for title
    CRESTWOOD – Rob Burton spent Sunday night preaching patience to his North Oldham team. The Mustangs trailed throughout most of their matchup with South Oldham in the championship game of the Dragons’ Coach Bob Classic. South had controlled the game by shooting the ball well and keeping North’s offense in check. But Burton reasoned that eventually the Dragons would miss a few shots and that his team would start hitting its own.