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Today's Sports

  • South Oldham boys roll over...

    Powered by their outside shooting and Trimble County turnovers, the South Oldham Dragons rolled over Trimble County 82-36 Tuesday in the opening game of the 29th District tourney at North Oldham.

    The Dragons closed the first quarter with a 15-1 scoring run to lead 21-7. With guard Brice Jewett hitting three three-pointers in the second quarter, SOHS led 47-19 at the half.

    Casey Jackson led SOHS with 16 points while Jewett finished with 15.

    SOHS, 24-5, will face the winner of the Oldham County/North Oldham game at 7:45 p.m. Friday for the district title.

  • Lady Colonels top Lady Mustangs...

    Oldham County's balanced scoring was too much for North Oldham as the Lady Colonels beat the Lady Mustangs 68-50 in the opening round of the 29th District tourney Wednesday at North Oldham.

    OCHS' Emily Lape led all scorers with 26 points including nine in the second quarter when the Lady Colonels began to pull away.

    OCHS also got 13 points from Brooke Leanhart, 11 from Ericka Hardin and nine from Emily Melton on three three-pointers.

  • Lady Dragons top Trimble County...

    The South Oldham Lady Dragons jumped out to a 10-2 lead on Trimble County and never slowed down as they routed the Lady Raiders 55-31 Tuesday in the opening round of the 29th District tourney at North Oldham.

    SOHS, 17-7, was led by sophomore guard Emily Houseley with 14 points and Mary Dye with eight points. Dye's defense was a key early as SOHS built the lead. Dye blocked four shots and had four steals in the first half.

    SOHS will play the winner of Oldham County/North Oldham at 6 p.m. Friday for the district title.

     

  • Mustang preps wrestlers for...

    GOSHEN – All three local wrestling teams finished their regular season Saturday in the North Oldham Mustang Invitational.

    South Oldham led the way with a third place finish. Top-ranked Trinity winning the meet.

    SOHS was led by senior Cole Proctor who took second at 145 pounds. Proctor fell in the finals to No.1 Grant Olhman of Trinity.

    “We’re really proud of Cole, that was a tough match in the finals,” SOHS coach Steve Fiser said. “He is coming on at the end of the season.”

  • Top wrestlers coming to South...

    CRESTWOOD – Some of the best wrestlers and teams will converge on South Oldham High School for the Dragon Invitational. The meet starts at 10 a.m. with the finals set for 7 p.m. and has attracted a top flight field. It includes the state’s top two teams in Ryle and Trinity, ranked No. 1 and No. 2 respectively. Also competing are No. 7 Woodford County, No. 8 Lexington Lafayette and No. 9 John Hardin. Host SOHS is ranked No. 11.

  • Game Bytes

    BASKETBALL

    District tourney set for North Oldham

    When: Tuesday through Feb. 26. 

    Where: North Oldham High School. 

    What: The Oldham County vs. North Oldham boys’ game will highlight the opening round of the 29th District basketball tournament at North Oldham High School. The winner will advance to the finals and also the regional tournament the following week.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Wrestling: John Shirkey

    School: East Oldham Middle School.

    Class: 96/103 pounds. 

    Age: 12.

    Hometown: Crestwood.

    Accomplishments: Shirkey, a seventh-grader at East Oldham Middle, won the district and regional wrestling titles at 96 pounds helping the Patriots to the district team title as well.

    After moving up to compete at 103 pounds for the Oldham County High School varsity team, Shirkey took second place Saturday in the regional tournament at OCHS.

  • South’s Jackson...

    LOUISVILLE – South Oldham sophomore Harley Jackson’s top 15 finish in two events in the state swimming meet highlighted the performances by local swimmers.

    Jackson took 14th in the state in the 100-yard breaststroke with a time of 1:09.35.

    Jackson finished 14th in the preliminary round.

    Jackson, competing in her second state meet, was also 15th in the 500-yard freestyle race with a time of 5:15.61. She was 13th in the preliminary round.

  • Moving on the mat

    BUCKNER – South Oldham High School senior Spencer Warren has had his bad day.

    Warren got himself back on the right track Saturday by winning the 171-pound regional wrestling title with a first-period pin of Robbie Hinkle of North Oldham.

    The title comes a week after Warren finished third in the Mustang Invitational.

  • Athlete of the Week

    Name: Madeline Davidson.

    School: Oldham County Middle School.

    Sport: Swimming.

    Age: 12.

    Events: Backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle.

    Hometown: Buckner

    Accomplishments: Davidson, a sixth-grader is part of a large contingent of middle schoolers competing at the varsity level this season for Oldham County High School.