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South Oldham

  • Nine South seniors go out on top
    South Oldham’s senior class has been working toward this season for a long time. Seniors like Drew Greenwood, Jonathan Blair and Michael Griffin grew up playing on the same teams when they were in elementary school. The core group picked up new members along the way, like when Drew Bullock moved to town before sixth grade or when Kyle Young moved before eighth grade. Finally when Zach McWilliams transferred from North Oldham to South after his freshman year, the Class of ‘14 had the pieces in place to make a run when they were seniors.
  • South, Simpson on a roll
    Steve Simpson’s South Oldham program had to slowly work its way up toward being one of the area’s best. But 12 years of building has paid off the last two seasons in a big way. South won the Region 8 championship last week against Simon Kenton, the school’s second-straight and second-ever region title. The Dragons play Hopkinsville at noon Wednesday in the first round of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 in Lexington's Rupp Arena.
  • Pegasus to broadcast live from Rupp
    South Oldham boys basketball fans who can’t be in Lexington Wednesday afternoon can go online to listen to the Dragons. Pegasus Sports Network will broadcast South’s 12 p.m. Wednesday game against Hopkinsville in the first round of the Whitaker Bank/KHSAA Boys Sweet 16 on pegasussportsky.com live from Lexington’s Rupp Arena. To listen, go to the website and click on the South Oldham logo. The broadcast generally will start automatically, but if you see the play button, it will start when you click it.
  • Greenwood comes up clutch for South Tuesday
    NEW CASTLE – South Oldham has had different seniors step up throughout the postseason on its way to a second-straight Region 8 title. Thursday night it was Drew Bullock scoring a career-high 25 points and hitting seven 3's to send South past Owen County 84-77 in the first round. Monday in the semifinals Kyle Young scored 30 points, including 17 in the first quarter, to push the Dragons past Collins 63-62 in overtime.
  • New Team, Dream Accomplished
    NEW CASTLE – South Oldham’s team motto all season has been “New Team, Same Dream.” The Dragons now have a new motto, according to senior guard Drew Bullock. “ ‘New Team, Dream Accomplished,’ that’s what it is!” Bullock said Tuesday night. South accomplished its dream of going back to the Boys Sweet 16, beating Simon Kenton 50-47 Tuesday at Henry County in overtime of the boys Region 8 title game.
  • South survives Collins, advances to finals
    NEW CASTLE – Collins had four chances to end South Oldham's season Monday night in the boys Region 8 semifinals. But after 36 minutes of play, the Dragons had survived and advanced. South held on to beat the Titans 63-62 in overtime Monday at Henry County, advancing to Tuesday night's regional championship. The Dragons will play Simon Kenton at 7 p.m. Tuesday, looking to win their second straight and second ever Region 8 title.
  • Bullock, South shoot into semis
    NEW CASTLE – A bedrock basketball rule saved South Oldham's season Thursday night while Owen County's Carson Williams was scoring 37 points and grabbing 21 rebounds. Three points are always better than two. South hit 14 3-pointers, seven of which came from Drew Bullock, and the Dragons overcame Williams' post dominance to beat the Rebels 84-77 in the boys Region 8 tournament at Henry County. South, the defending region champ, advanced to a Monday night semifinal against Collins.
  • South meets Owen Co.
    South Oldham has seen Owen County forward Carson Williams’ talent firsthand. The Rebels’ sophomore forward scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds when the teams met Feb. 15 in Crestwood, an 82-70 Dragons win. South will try for another win against Williams and his teammates at 8 p.m. Thursday when the Dragons (19-4) meet Owen County (18-9) in the first round of the Region 8 tournament at Henry County. Collins, which beat South 60-42 in December, lies in wait for a semifinal matchup, but the Dragons first have to take care of Owen.
  • Lady Dragons' season ends vs. Simon Kenton
    DRY RIDGE – Simon Kenton showed why it was a top five team in the state Tuesday night, and ended South Oldham's season in the process. The Litkenhous rated No. 5 Lady Pioneers beat the Lady Dragons 63-40, eliminating South in the first round of the Region 8 tournament. Simon guard Abby Owings scored a game-high 25 points for the Lady Pioneers. They also out-rebounded the Lady Dragons 30-23.
  • South girls finish 12th at state swimming
    LOUISVILLE – South Oldham combined for 36 points at the state championships this weekend at the Ralph Wright Natatorium, with 32 of those points coming from the girls team. Lydia Jackson led the Lady Dragons with a fourth place finish in the 500-free. She swam the event in 5:07.15. Jackson finished 10th in the 200-free with a 1:55.38. Julia Roy finished ninth in the 100-fly with a time of 56.89 seconds. Roy finished 16th in the 200-IM in 2:14.81.