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South Oldham

  • Football: Dragons snap losing streak, beat Grant
    DRY RIDGE ­– South Oldham wasn’t perfect Friday but it did enough to break a two-game losing streak. Senior fullback Kevin Kuriger rushed for 186 yards and a touchdown and the Dragons took a 21-9 win at Grant County. South (4-2, 1-1 Class 5-A, District 5) had a punt blocked for a safety, missed a field goal and fumbled four times in the second half. But the Dragon defense stood tall, giving up just five first downs outside of a third-quarter Braves touchdown drive.
  • Soccer, volleyball state draws set
    Boys soccer, girls soccer and volleyball teams across the state learned their potential state tournament roadmaps last week. North Oldham, Oldham County and South Oldham all compete in Region 8 in each of those three sports.   Boys Soccer The Region 8 champ will host the Region 6 champ at 7 p.m. on Oct. 28. No. 18 Fern Creek (13-0) is the highest ranked team in that region according to the latest Maher Rankings.
  • Boys soccer: Howard scores two, lifts South past North
    GOSHEN – Mason Howard is a player who gets overshadowed on his South Oldham team. Thirteen Dragons had scored going into South’s game at North Oldham on Oct. 1. Howard wasn’t one of them. But the senior midfielder put his name in the stat sheet in a big way against the Mustangs, scoring one goal with 25 minutes left in the match and another five minutes later on a penalty kick. His two goals were the decisive moments in a 2-1 Dragon victory.
  • Boys golf: Shamrocks nip Mustangs for second
    PPROSPECT – The race to watch Tuesday at Nevel Meade Golf Course was the one for second place. St. Xavier obliterated the field at the Region 6 Tournament, shooting a 276. But each region is allowed two entrants into the state tournament, and the second spot was up for grabs between Trinity and North Oldham. One year ago at Midland Trail in Louisville it was the Mustangs who beat the Shamrocks, 305 to 306, for that runner-up spot and state tournament berth.
  • Girls golf seasons end
    All three county girls golf teams saw their seasons come to an end Monday afternoon in the Region 5 Tournament at Midland Trail in Louisville. Sacred Heart shot a 300 to win the tournament. Shelby County (329) took the region’s second spot in the upcoming state tournament. Oldham County (421) was the highest-finishing of the county teams, coming in 10th. Jaclyn Hampton shot a team-best 97 for the Lady Colonels. South Oldham (456) came in 13th. Molly Bebelaar led the way with an 89.
  • Oldham, South cross-country sweep meets
    Oldham County and South Oldham’s boys and girls dominated their respective cross-country meets Saturday morning. OC’s boys and girls took first place each at the Berea Invitational, while both South teams won their races at the Hillbilly Run in Bardstown. The Colonel boys scored 80 points, out-pacing second-place Lafayette (86). Junior Conner Hounshell (17:46) led OC with a seventh-place finish. Next for the Colonels was No. 15 Douglas Ringer, No. 19 Shaun Montgomery, No. 23 Kenneth Sutherland and No. 24 Reid Honeycutt.
  • Girls soccer: North tops South, finishes county sweep
    CRESTWOOD – Playing in a district with Oldham County and South Oldham, North Oldham’s girls have been overshadowed in the past. The Lady Mustangs have sat and watched as the Lady Colonels and Lady Dragons both represented their district in the Region 8 Tournament in 2011, 2012 and 2013. North stopped that trend over the last week. The Lady Mustangs won 1-0 at South on Monday night at Dragon Stadium, four nights after beating OC 2-1 in Goshen.
  • Football: Padgett leads Conner past South
    Conner quarterback Kyler Padgett threw for 143 yards and a touchdown and ran for 123 yards and two more TD’s Friday in leading the Cougars to a 27-21 win over South Oldham in Hebron. The Dragons (3-2, 0-1 Class 5-A, District 5) have now lost two straight games after winning their first three. South quarterback Michael McGee was 15-of-29 for 198 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions against Conner (1-4, 1-0). McGee also ran for a touchdown. Keanan John and Jackson Skeeters each hauled in touchdown passes.
  • Football: North, South start district play
    North Oldham and South Oldham will start trying to improve their playoff positions this Friday when they begin district play. The Class 4A No. 7 Mustangs (3-1) will play the first of their four District 3 games at Spencer County (2-2) at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Class 5A No. 6 South (3-1) will start the defense of its 2013 District 5 crown when it goes to Hebron to take on Conner (0-4) at 7:30 Friday night.
  • South swim selects Scarth
    After swimming competitively for much of his life, Spencer Scarth said he was looking to give back to the sport as a head coach. South Oldham has given the 22-year-old that chance, naming Scarth as its swim coach. The Redding, Conn., native recently graduated from St. Olaf College in Minnesota, where he was a member of the swim team. “I was kind of looking for jobs in the area,” said Scarth, a graduate student at Louisville. “…I went on interviews with a couple of them and South Oldham seemed like the best fit.”