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South Oldham

  • Griffin's 3 sends South past OC
    CRESTWOOD – High-quality basketball is a family tradition for both Michael Griffin and Isaac Fields. Friday night the son of former Oldham County star Jeff Griffin and the younger brother of former South Oldham standout Carson Fields each got to put their own stamps on basketball in the county. Fields came off the bench to hit four 3-pointers and Griffin hit the game-winning 3 with 20 seconds left as South knocked off OC, 62-58. They helped the Dragons win a game they trailed 50-40 at one point during the fourth quarter.
  • OC girls finally break through vs. South
    CRESTWOOOD – The records don’t lie when it comes to Oldham County and South Oldham’s girls basketball rivalry. “I counted it up today,” OC coach Jace Bryant said, “and the last 12 meetings, they’re leading the series 10-2.” After Friday night, you can make that 10-3 over the last 13. Ashley McMurtrey scored 24 points, including the game’s last seven, Friday as the Lady Colonels finally took down their archrival, 53-47 at South.
  • Two of region's best meet
    Oldham County and South Oldham’s boys go into their meeting at 7:45 p.m. Friday with quality wins under their belts. OC recently finished third in the Surf Division of the Surf ‘N’ Slam Tournament in San Diego, beating teams from Florida and California. Meanwhile South is coming off a title two weekends ago in the John Fendley Classic and a third-place finish in last weekend’s Lindsey Wilson College Holiday Classic. South and OC are ranked first and third in Region 8 by the Courier-Journal.
  • Lady Colonels out for revenge vs. South
    Oldham County’s girls seemed on their way to a District title last February, leading South Oldham by 14 points in the fourth quarter of the district title game. But the Lady Dragons came back and guard Abbey VanZant hit a buzzer-beater to take down OC, 46-44. The Lady Colonels will have a chance for revenge at 6 p.m. Friday when the rivals meet in Crestwood. The game will be broadcast live online at pegasussportsky.com.
  • Oldham schools finish top 3 in invitational meet
    LOUISVILLE – County swimmers dominated the pool Friday night in Louisville. North Oldham, South Oldham and Oldham County finished first, second and third respectively, in the 2nd Annual Oldham County Invitational at the Ralph Wright Natatorium. North’s women finished first in the eight-team meet with a score of 204, followed by OC (154) and South (153). Meanwhile South (203) won the men’s meet, out-pacing North (167) and OC (124).
  • Greenwood, Mathis sign
    South Oldham baseball seniors Drew Greenwood and Eddie Mathis signed to play baseball at Bellarmine University. Pictured left to right in the front row are Sonja Greenwood, Drew Greenwood, Eddie Mathis and Rae Mathis. Second Row left to right is Holly Greenwood (Drew’s sister), Todd Greenwood, Head SOHS Coach Matt Wilson, Summer Coach Jim Wiley, Asst. SOHS Coach David Watkins and Edward Mathis, Jr.
  • Lady Dragons get early test against Highlands
      South Oldham’s December girls basketball schedule has included a showdown with Highlands for much of the last decade. This year is no different, as the Lady Dragons and Bluebirds will meet at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at South. Scheduling a team like Highlands, the defending Region 9 runner-up, prepares South for district play, coach Christy Higdon said.
  • North wrestles South
    (Left) South Oldham’s Jordan Tenharmsel fights for the take down against North Oldham’s Dylan Gilezan in the 126 weight class. Tenharmsel won the duel by pinning Gilezan. North went on to place first in the match Dec. 3 against Fairdale, Bullit East and South. (Below) North’s John Reitnaur fights for hand controll against South’s Evan Rademaker in the 152 weight class. Reitnaur won the duel 10-5. Photos by Alix Mattingly/The Oldham Era.
  • Bad weather causes game postponements
    By Brad Stephens Sports Editor, The Oldham Era Inclement weather has affected the county high school sports schedule. Several games were postponed over the last week as a result of a winter storm that rolled into town last Friday. North Oldham’s boys basketball home game vs. Fern Creek was postponed from Dec. 6 to Jan. 25. Oldham County’s girls basketball home game vs. Bullitt Central was postponed from Dec. 6 to Dec. 23.
  • Bad shooting night, early deficit lead to South loss
    CRESTWOOD – When South Oldham's guard-heavy squad is making shots, there's not many teams that'll be able to keep up. But when the Dragons go 5-of-24 from 3-point range and shoot 29 percent from the floor like they did Monday against Collins, that's a different story. The Titans cruised past South 60-42 Monday in an early battle of two teams expected to contend for the boys Region 8 crown. Collins' Ralphie Stone scored 16 off the bench in the win, while Deion Cochran added 15 for the Titans.