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South Oldham

  • District 29 baseball: Lively no-hits Trimble
    GOSHEN – Last month Drew Lively teamed with fellow senior pitcher Eddie Mathis to throw a perfect game against Trimble County. Monday Lively nearly repeated that feat on his own. Lively pitched five no-hit innings as South Oldham beat Trimble 10-0 in the first round of the District 29 tournament at North Oldham. The win clinched No. 1 seed South a spot in Wednesday’s district title game, which was played after The Era’s press deadline. The Dragons also punched a ticket to the Region 8 tournament, which begins Monday at Henry County.
  • KHSAA State Tennis: Pitts makes run to quarters
    LEXINGTON – Jordan Pitts achieved his best finish last weekend in his fourth boys singles state tennis tournament. The South Oldham sophomore advanced to the state quarterfinals before losing Friday afternoon to St. Xavier’s Brandon Lancaster, the eventual state champion, at the University of Kentucky’s Boone Tennis Center. Pitts lasted one round longer than last year, when he advanced to the round of 16.
  • State Lacrosse Quarterfinals: KCD ends South’s season
    CRESTWOOD –  South Oldham’s boys lacrosse program is still young and is still taking growing steps. This year the Dragons took the steps of getting to 12 wins, winning their first District 4 Tournament title and hosting their first state playoff game Monday night against Kentucky Country Day. But they weren’t able to take the next step, which would’ve been winning that playoff game.
  • Softball district tourney set
    The county’s softball teams will play for District 29’s two region tournament spots next week in Bedford. The district tournament will start with semifinal games Tuesday. Oldham County will meet South Oldham in the first semifinal at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, with North Oldham playing at tournament host Trimble County at 7:30 that night. The winners of those two games clinch spots in the district title game May 22 and the Region 8 Tournament the following week at Gallatin County.
  • Lively, Mathis 1-2 punch for 1-seed South
    Drew Lively has experience starting big games for South Oldham. But some special nerves were running through Lively’s left arm when he took the mound in relief of teammate Eddie Mathis April 9 against Trimble County. Mathis had pitched six perfect innings against the Raiders. Lively was coming in to face the top of the Trimble order, needing to retire three hitters in order to clinch the program’s first ever perfect game.
  • Pitts leads local state tennis competitors
    South Oldham’s Jordan Pitts is out to make some noise this week coming off his fourth straight Region 8 title. Pitts will be the No. 5 seed in the boys singles state tournament. He’ll lead a group of 11 singles or doubles competitors representing North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham High Schools and St. Francis.
  • OC sweeps county track and field championships
    GOSHEN — Oldham County dominated the County Track and Field Championships Wednesday at North Oldham. The Colonels and Lady Colonels swept the boys and girls titles, with North coming in second and South Oldham in third. “I’m really, really excited with how the team’s done,” OC senior Jonathan Stocking said. “We came in here projected to win a lot of these… and we’ve done really well. “I’m proud of this team and glad to be a part of it.”
  • McGee signs with Spalding
  • Patton signs with KWC
  • Mathis strikes out 15 against Shelby
    Working with little margin for error, South Oldham senior left-hander Eddie Mathis was spectacular Monday night. Mathis struck out 15 Shelby County batters as the Dragons beat the Rockets 1-0 in Shelbyville. The Bellarmine signee allowed Shelby just four hits over seven innings of work. Tanner Johnson drove in the only run for the Dragons (16-9), who will play Friday night at Pleasure Ridge Park.