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  • South Oldham hires football...

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham High School has hired Jamie Reed as the new football coach.

    Reed, 33, comes to SOHS from Georgia. The move to Oldham County puts him closer to his wife’s family in Cincinnati and gives him a second head-coaching job.

    “I am going on my 11th season as a coach and the closest we have ever been is about six hours away,” he said “We have three children and you just need some family around sometimes.”

    Reed said Oldham County fits the profile his family was looking for.

  • North Oldham head coach resigns

    GOSHEN – After four years as the head of the North Oldham High School boys’ basketball program, Danny Edelen is moving on.

    Edelen resigned Monday.

    “It’s time to move on to the next challenge,” Edelen said.

    Edelen posted a 60-53 record as the NOHS coach with his team going 20-9 and winning the district title in the 2007-08 season. NOHS went to three regional tourneys during Edelen’s tenure.

    The Mustangs finished a turbulent 12-16 year Feb. 4 with a first-round regional tourney loss to Shelby County.

  • Kings of the ice rink

    LOUISVILLE – With seven returning players and the addition of several middle school players, the Oldham County Hockey Club won its second straight state Sunday with an 12-1 win over Lexington Lafayette.

    “The season worked out well for the team,” Oldham County coach John Olivet said. “It was a very enjoyable year.”

    Oldham County posted a 19-0-2 mark this season and dominated their three games in the state tourney outscoring opponents 29-2.

  • Game Bytes

    Basketball

    North Oldham vs. Shelby County

    Score: 83-70 Shelby County.

    When: March 4.

    Where: Henry County High School.

    Key players: North Oldham’s Alex Foley and Max Steinfeld. Shelby County’s Donovan Johnson, Boomer Beckley Darryl Hicks and Cache Tomlinson.

  • Jackson’s free throws...

    NEW CASTLE – Casey Jackson didn’t do a lot right on the final play of the game except get fouled and make his free throws.

    Jackson, a South Oldham High School senior, hit two free throws with four-tenths of a second left in the game to give the Dragons a 65-63 win over upset-minded Gallatin County Monday in the Eighth Region tourney semifinals.

    The free throws came off a set play when Jackson was fouled on a three-point attempt.

  • Dragons make history

    NEW CASTLE –  In a game that never lacked for high drama, Shelby County’s defense dominated the closing minutes of the third quarter as the Rockets came from behind to beat South Oldham 76-70 Tuesday in the Eighth Region finals.

    Shelby County forced four straight turnovers and converted on all four as they went from a 50-43 deficit to lead 51-50 at the close the third quarter.

  • Dragons' appearance in...

    NEW CASTLE –  In a game that never lacked for high drama, Shelby County’s defense dominated the closing minutes of the third quarter as the Rockets came from behind to beat South Oldham 76-70 Tuesday in the Eighth Region finals.

    Shelby County forced four straight turnovers and converted on all four as they went from a 50-43 deficit to lead 51-50 at the close the third quarter.

  • SOHS, Gallatin County game comes...

    South Oldham's Casey Jackson hit two of three free throws with four-tenths of a second left to give the Dragons a 63-61 win over Gallatin County Monday in the Eighth Region semi finals.

    Jackson was fouled on a three-point attempt after missing an off-balance three-point attempt from the left wing,

    The winning free throws ended a long night for the Dragons who fell behind 17-2 to open the game. SOHS regained the lead at the opening of the second half only to see Gallatin come back to take a six-point lead,

  • Basketball Highlights

    Score: 55-31 South Oldham.

     

    When: Feb. 23.

     

    Where: North Oldham High School.

     

    Key players: SOHS’ Emily Housley.

     

    Game highlights: Sophomore guard Emily Housley’s hot hand carried the day for the Lady Dragons as they rolled to an easy first round win in the district tourney.

     

    Housely hit all seven of her shots from the field to lead the Lady Dragons with 14 points.

     

  • South sweeps

    GOSHEN – Brice Jewett never doubted himself or his teammates.

     

    The South Oldham senior guard led a comeback Friday that saw the Dragons overcome a poor first half to beat North Oldham 73-56 and win the 29th District title.

     

    “We kind of let our emotions get the best of us early in the game,” Jewett said. “We just had to relax and play. I think our senior class has been together since the sixth grade and we just had the experience to get the job done.”