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South Oldham

  • 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.
  • Coach Bob Classic Semifinals: South offense clicks in win over Bourbon
    CRESTWOOD – Trent Bouvet staked South Oldham to an early lead Saturday night and Grant Williams helped the Dragons hold it. Bouvet and Williams combined to score 45 points as South beat Bourbon County 85-76 in the semifinals of the Coach Bob Classic.
  • Boys Basketball: South honoring ‘Coach Bob’ with tournament
    When South Oldham coach Steve Simpson started the team’s Christmas break tournament last year, he wanted to name the event each year after a different person who was important to the school. The 2013 event was named after John Fendley, a late county attorney who’d been a devoted South basketball fan. For the tournament’s second run, Simpson looked to his own coaching staff. The Dragons and seven other teams will compete this weekend in the Coach Bob Classic, named for South assistant Bob Simpson.
  • Swimming: OC, South compete at Girls Night Out
    Oldham County and South Oldham’s girls swimming teams both competed at the Girls Night Out swim meet Friday in Louisville. South (100 points) finished fourth behind Notre Dame (212), Sacred Heart (203) and Cincinnati St. Ursula (178). OC (32) tied for seventh in the 14-team event. County top five finishers included: –100-yard breast: 4. Emma Skinner, Oldham County, 1:09.31 –100 medley relay: 4. South Oldham, :57.62
  • Girls Basketball: Lady Dragons routed in first round of own tourney
    CRESTWOOD – The home team’s first game at the South Oldham Lady Dragon Hoop Fest on Friday didn’t go how it had hoped. Central overwhelmed South with a 22-6 first quarter and cruised to a 64-40 win in first round action. The Lady Dragons (3-3) will play Barren County Saturday afternoon in a second-round loser’s bracket game. Central (4-1) turned South over a staggering 42 times, meaning the Lady Dragons tallied two more turnovers than points.
  • Boys Basketball: Trimble’s Dunaway does in South
    CRESTWOOD – Minutes after his team beat Trimble County by 35 points Friday, Oldham County coach Coy Zerhusen said the Raiders would “surprise some people in a couple of games this year.” Zerhusen’s prediction came true three nights later. Center Michael Dunaway scored 33 points and Trimble stunned South Oldham 65-53 Monday night on the Dragons’ home court. It was the Raiders’ first win against South since a 59-56 victory on Dec. 15, 2000 – nine games into coach Steve Simpson’s first season in Crestwood.
  • Wrestling: Mustangs take home quad
    GOSHEN – North Oldham defended its home turf Wednesday, going 3-0 in a quad meet against Boyle County, South Oldham and Southern. The Mustangs won decisively over both Boyle (57-22) and Southern (57-17) before edging South 40-35 in what turned out to be the championship dual. “It was good all the way around,” North coach Tony Zeppa said. “All the boys gave a great effort to get that last match.” South beat Boyle 44-28 and Southern 42-30 before falling to the Mustangs in the final dual.
  • Girls Basketball: Guards key Lady Dragons' first win
    CRESTWOOD – Carroll County had the size advantage Tuesday night, but South Oldham had the better guards. As a result the Lady Dragons notched their first win of the season and first under their new coaching staff. Senior point guard Abbey Van Zant scored 13 points and tallied 8 assists as South beat the Lady Panthers 51-35 in an early season Region 8 matchup. Senior guard Sydney Jones and senior wing Erin Wilson each added 11 points for the Lady Dragons (1-1).
  • Girls Soccer: South’s Tucker stepping down as head coach
    Cy Tucker spoke throughout South Oldham’s run to the girls soccer state championship last month of the team writing a new chapter in a great novel. The Lady Dragons capped that chapter by beating Owensboro Catholic to win the school’s seventh state title. The next will be written with one of its starring characters no longer in a lead role. Tucker is resigning as South’s head coach effective at the beginning of January, he told the team at its year-end banquet last week.