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South Oldham

  • Girls Basketball: Lady Dragons hand Eastern second loss
    CRESTWOOD – It took each of South’s Oldham’s “Big Three” to beat an Eastern team that came into Saturday with just one loss. Erin Wilson, Sydney Jones and Abbey Van Zant, all seniors, combined for 58 points as the Lady Dragons notched a 76-74 win against the Eagles on Saturday afternoon. Eastern (12-2) was just outside the top 20 in this week’s Litkenhous ratings. The Eagles, with a 94.5 rating, became the highest-rated team South (9-7) has knocked off in coach Jessica Conner’s first year in Crestwood.
  • Boys Basketball: Cochran, Test lead Collins past South
    SHELBYVILLE – Facing a short-handed South Oldham club, the Collins took care of business early to roll to a 70-51 win over the Dragons Tuesday. With South missing three of its top players due to injuries and other issues, Collins went to work immediately and jumped out to a pair of quick leads before the Dragons managed to close the gap, leaving Collins with a 22-16 first-period lead.
  • 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.