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  • Boys Basketball: Henry drives NO...

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham played Jon Jon Henry man-to-man on Tuesday night and Henry made the Dragons pay.

    The North Oldham senior guard scored 34 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Mustangs beat their rivals 72-56.

    Henry scored 20 of his points in the first half to help North (15-10, 3-0 District 29) keep up with a South team that came out hot offensively.

    He added 14 in the second as the Mustangs pulled away.

  • Boys Basketball: Henry drives NO...

    CRESTWOOD – South Oldham played Jon Jon Henry man-to-man on Tuesday night and Henry made the Dragons pay.

    The North Oldham senior guard scored 34 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Mustangs beat their rivals 72-56.

    Henry scored 20 of his points in the first half to help North (15-10, 3-0 District 29) keep up with a South team that came out hot offensively.

    He added 14 in the second as the Mustangs pulled away.

  • Stephens: End of my 'Era...

    I promise I wasn’t trying to give myself a nickname.

    I sat in my new office at The Oldham Era in August of 2013, thinking of possible usernames for a Twitter account I’d use on the job.

    Taking into account Twitter’s 140-character confines, I wanted to create a handle with the fewest possible characters.

    My solution was to take the paper’s name and combine it with my first name. “EraBrad” was born.

  • Girls Basketball: South loss...

    CRESTWOOD – For the first time since the current District 29 was created in 2006, one district team not named Oldham County or South Oldham will claim a spot in next month’s Region 8 Tournament.

    That outcome was ensured Monday night when Trimble County notched a 51-48 win at South, thus claiming the No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament.

    Trimble (13-8, 2-0 district) will face fourth-seed North Oldham (12-9, 0-2) in the district semifinals, no matter the outcome of the team’s regular season meeting Friday night in Goshen.

  • Girls Basketball: South loss...

    CRESTWOOD – For the first time since the current District 29 was created in 2006, one district team not named Oldham County or South Oldham will claim a spot in next month’s Region 8 Tournament.

    That outcome was ensured Monday night when Trimble County notched a 51-48 win at South, thus claiming the No. 1 seed in the upcoming district tournament.

    Trimble (13-8, 2-0 district) will face fourth-seed North Oldham (12-9, 0-2) in the district semifinals, no matter the outcome of the team’s regular season meeting Friday night in Goshen.

  • South swims strong at Jefferson...

    South Oldham’s boys and girls swim teams both put on strong showings at the 2015 Jefferson County Invitational on Saturday at the University of Louisville.

    The Dragons finished second in the boys event to St. Xavier, while the girls finished second to Sacred Heart.

    South (236 points) was the clear No. 2 in the eight-school boys’ event, with Kentucky Country Day (146) finishing third. St. X totaled 421 points.

  • South swims strong at Jefferson...

    South Oldham’s boys and girls swim teams both put on strong showings at the 2015 Jefferson County Invitational on Saturday at the University of Louisville.

    The Dragons finished second in the boys event to St. Xavier, while the girls finished second to Sacred Heart.

    South (236 points) was the clear No. 2 in the eight-school boys’ event, with Kentucky Country Day (146) finishing third. St. X totaled 421 points.

  • Boys Basketball: South falls at...

    CRESTWOOD – Anderson County knew that getting a win at South Oldham is about like navigating Louisville's Watterson Expressway at rush hour. It can be done, but it's never easy.

    The Bearcats shot nearly 52 percent and got production from multiple sources, but did not seal their 68-55 win until the final three minutes Friday night. It was Anderson's first win at South since 1999.

  • Boys Basketball: South falls at...

    CRESTWOOD – Anderson County knew that getting a win at South Oldham is about like navigating Louisville's Watterson Expressway at rush hour. It can be done, but it's never easy.

    The Bearcats shot nearly 52 percent and got production from multiple sources, but did not seal their 68-55 win until the final three minutes Friday night. It was Anderson's first win at South since 1999.

  • Thomas finishes 17th in Arizona

    Goshen native Justin Thomas notched another PGA top-20 finish this weekend.

    Thomas finished tied for 17th at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Ariz.

    Thomas shot a 1-over 72 Sunday in the final round at TPC Scottsdale. He finished at 8-under overall, seven shots off first-time winner Brooks Koepka (-15).

    Thomas was tied for sixth coming into the final round and moved to -10 after notching a birdie on the par-5 3rd. That birdie included a third shot from 75 yards out that landed 20 inches from the hole.