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South Oldham

  • KHSAA girls soccer state championship: Rowland scores four, Lady Dragons win seventh title
    LEXINGTON – Coach Cy Tucker said the 2014 South Oldham Lady Dragons’ season was like a great novel that “you didn’t want to end.” The final chapter of that novel proved to be happy, if perhaps a little anticlimactic. Senior forward Stephanie Rowland scored four goals to power South past Owensboro Catholic 4-1 Saturday night in the KHSAA Girls Soccer State Championship Game at Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium. The Lady Dragons’ state title was their state-best seventh overall but first since 2001.
  • KHSAA Class 3-A boys cross-country state championship: South stuns the field, wins crown
    LEXINGTON – Cole and Tanner Dowdy each ran a stellar race Saturday in the KHSAA Class 3-A Boys State Cross-Country Championships. But their most memorable run of the day may have come after the race ended. The twins were standing around their father when he pulled out his phone to see if race results had been posted. “He was like ‘We won!’ and jumped up and down,” Cole Dowdy said. “I was so surprised. I was taken aback. We went running through the crowd to find our team and we told them.”
  • KHSAA girls cross-country state championships: OC edges South in Class 3-A
    LEXINGTON – All three county girls teams put together top five performances at the KHSAA Cross-Country State Championships on Saturday. Erin Edmundson led North Oldham to a third-place finish in the Class 2-A race at the Kentucky Horse Park. The 3-A race saw Oldham County edge South Oldham for fourth place. Samantha Griffin was the highest finisher for OC, while Hallie Searcy paced the Lady Dragons.   Class 2-A: Erin Edmundson, a junior, came in eighth overall with a time of 19:43.21.
  • KHSAA Class 5-A football playoffs: South dismantles East Jessamine
    South Oldham (8-2) started its postseason with a comfortable win Friday night, beating East Jessamine (3-7-1) 56-7 in Crestwood. The Dragons dominated both offensively (316 rushing yards, 175 passing yards) and defensively (two interceptions, three fumbles recovered). Kevin Kuriger ran for 143 yards and three touchdowns. Ethan Reinert caught touchdown passes from both Michael McGee and Starr Thompson and finished with 96 receiving yards. Adam Clark both caught a touchdown pass from McGee and returned an interception for a score.
  • KHSAA boys soccer semifinals: Dragon run comes to an end
    LEXINGTON – The 2014 South Oldham Dragons put together what was probably the best boys soccer season in school history. South beat St. Xavier for the first time. The Dragons beat both Oldham County and North Oldham in the regular season, then North twice more to win the District 29 and Region 8 championships. South topped an undefeated Fern Creek team in the first round of the KHSAA State Tournament and then whipped Rowan County to advance to its first state semifinal in school history.
  • KHSAA girls soccer state semifinal: Rowland free kick sends South to championship game
    LEXINGTON – No. 19 stood on the 19-yard line at Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium Wednesday night in a familiar position. Stephanie Rowland, South Oldham’s all-time leading goal scorer, had hit plenty of free kicks over the years, some from long distance. But none had ever come in a match this big – a KHSAA state semifinal against No. 2 Notre Dame with a trip to the state championship game on the line. Standing about five yards left of the left football hash mark, Rowland ran up and belted the ball high to the right.
  • Girls soccer: Rowland named first-team All-State West
    Just days after breaking South Oldham’s career goals record, Stephanie Rowland has been named a first-team All-State West selection. Rowland was selected to the team by the Kentucky High School Girls’ Soccer Coaches Association. The West team includes girls from Regions 1-8. Girls from Regions 9-16 are named to the East squad.
  • Football: Teams take winning streaks into playoffs
    All three county football programs are taking some momentum into the state playoffs, which begin Friday. North Oldham has won four straight games by a combined score of 186-0. Oldham County has won two of its last three games, with both wins coming on the road. South Oldham is coming off a three-overtime road win and has taken four straight games overall. All three teams will be in action at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Oldham County at Pleasure Ridge Park
  • KHSAA boys soccer semifinals: South, Scott to square off
    One of South Oldham’s team mottos is “to be proud, but not satisfied.” That’s how the Dragons said they were approaching preparations for a KHSAA state semifinal match against Scott. Kickoff is 6 p.m. Thursday at Henry Clay’s Bell Stadium in Lexington. “We’ve been talking since freshman year about how a state championship was our goal and that this year was our year,” senior midfielder Nathan Roshelli said. “We’re not going to be happy unless we win state. Senior year, we want to go out on top.”
  • Class 3-A, Region 4 cross-country: South takes boys title
    South Oldham’s boys put together an impressive performance on Saturday, winning the Class 3-A, Region 4 title. The Dragons (25 points) came in first in the eight-team event at Tom Sawyer Park in Louisville. Next were second-place Trinity (39) and third-place Eastern (80). Oldham County (148) came in fifth.