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South Oldham

  • GIRLS: Seniors send Oldham County to district finals
    One of the keys to any postseason run is having experienced players go above and beyond their play in the regular season.   Which is why the Lady Colonels are heading to the district finals and South Oldham is heading home after a 63-45 defeat in the first round of the postseason Wednesday night.   The Lady Colonels (13-15) relied heavily on seniors Jayla Davis, Kasey Wernert and Abigail Stewart, who scored 47 points combined for Oldham County.  
  • John picks the Wildcats
    Faced with a need, the University of Kentucky football team didn’t have to look far to find a solution to a thinning depth chart at linebacker. Instead, the Wildcats plucked South Oldham linebacker Connor John from Crestwood to join the team next season. John, an honorable mention all-state player and co-MVP of the Border Bowl, announced his commitment to UK roughly two weeks ago. John, who confirmed he would play linebacker at UK, committed as a preferred walk-on.
  • Erika Laws signs with Bellarmine
    South Oldham soccer player Erika Laws recently signed to continue her playing career at Bellarmine University. With Laws, front row left to right, father Rick Laws, Erika Laws, mother Lisa Laws. Second row left to right, Tim Nowak (Club Coach), Olivia Laws (sister), Spencer Laws (brother) and Mitchell Irvin, SOHS athletic director.
  • McGee signs
    South Oldham football player Michale McGee recently signed to play football at Kentucky Wesleyan. With McGee are front row left to right, Mike McGee (dad), Michael, Julie McGee (mom) and Brayden McGee (brother). Second row left to right are Virginia Ishmael (grandmother), Kim Ishmael, Julie McGee (sister), Coach Jamie Reed, Devlin McGee, Lexi McGee, Kellan McGee and Shea McGee. Third row left to right are Cathy Wallace (aunt), Marty Ishmael, Jon Ishmael, Brice McGee, Sharon Hook (aunt), Mike McGee (grandfather), Patrice McGee (aunt) and Ann McGee (grandmother).
  • Wrestling squads tune up for region
    The county’s three wrestling programs are hoping some final tune-ups will help propel them to better performances at the regional meet. Both North Oldham and Oldham County’s wrestling teams finished fourth in their class at State Duals two weeks ago in Union County. The non-sanctioned KHSAA event takes place two weeks before the state’s event in Lexington.
  • Dragons torch Iroquois
      P { margin-bottom: 0.08in; } It wasn't Senior Night, but that didn't stop South Oldham's lone senior starter from making lasting memories as the Dragons ripped through Iroquois Monday, 83-65.  
  • Girls Basketball: Van Zant signs with Georgetown
    South Oldham senior Abbey Van Zant signed Thursday to play basketball at Georgetown College. Sitting with Van Zant are her brother, Adam, mother, Kelli, and father, Stephen. Standing in the back row are her sister, Katie, South coach Jessica Conner, South assistant Aaron Conner and Georgetown College coach Andrea McCloskey.
  • Girls Basketball: Region 8 draws Region 1
    A Region 8 team will play the last game of the first round of the Houchens Industries/KHSAA Girls Sweet 16 . A draw conducted Thursday afternoon determined Region 8 will play Region 1 at 8 p.m. CT on March 12 in the final first round game at Diddle Arena in Bowling Green. Last year Region 8 champ Anderson County was eliminated in the state quarterfinals by eventual runner-up Elizabethtown.
  • Boys Basketball: Region 8 draws Region 3
    For the second year in a row, a Region 8 team will play in the opening game of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 against a team from western Kentucky. A draw conducted Thursday afternoon determined Region 8 will play Region 3 at noon on March 18 in the first game of the tournament at Rupp Arena in Lexington. Last year Region 8 champ South Oldham lost to Region 2 champ Hopkinsville in the tournament opener.
  • Girls Soccer: Rowland, Tucker honored nationally
    Both the coach and star player from South Oldham’s 2014 girls soccer state championship team are receiving national recognition. Coach Cy Tucker was named Thursday as a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association national coach of the year in the sport of soccer. It was his fourth time to be named a finalist. Meanwhile Stephanie Rowland was named the 2014-15 Gatorade State Girls Soccer Player of the Year. She’s the first South player to receive that award since Jennifer Sibert in 2000-01.