https://www.oldhamera.com/sports/rss.xml en Fern Creek ends Colonels' season https://www.oldhamera.com/content/fern-creek-ends-colonels-season <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3356.jpg" alt="Lucas Jones carries the ball in the first half for Oldham County." title="Lucas Jones carries the ball in the first half for Oldham County." align="left" hspace="6" width="123" height="85" /><p> A stifling defense silenced Oldham County football as Fern Creek defeated the Colonels 24-8 in the second round of the Class 5-A playoffs Friday, Nov. 9 in Louisville. The Colonels&#39; only points came on a defensive touchdown with two minutes left in the fourth quarter.</p> Dragon football advances to regional final https://www.oldhamera.com/content/dragon-football-advances-regional-final <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3657.jpg" alt="JT Benson takes a carry 16 yards for a touchdown for South Oldham in the first quarter." title="JT Benson takes a carry 16 yards for a touchdown for South Oldham in the first quarter." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> <span style="font-family: &quot;Century Schoolbook&quot;; font-size: 10px; text-indent: 9.5px;">Ten wins and an appearance in the regional final is status quo for South Oldham football.</span></p> Lady Colonel cross country wins state title https://www.oldhamera.com/content/lady-colonel-cross-country-wins-state-title <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_3261.jpg" alt="Oldham County girls cross country won the Class 3-A state title." title="Oldham County girls cross country won the Class 3-A state title." align="left" hspace="6" width="116" height="85" /><p> A state championship was the only way the season should have ended for Oldham County girls cross country.</p> <p> The progression was evident and the dominance apparent.</p> Dragon football busts Fairdale https://www.oldhamera.com/content/dragon-football-busts-fairdale <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2946.jpg" alt="Anthony Pierce runs for a touchdown in the first half for South Oldham." title="Anthony Pierce runs for a touchdown in the first half for South Oldham." align="left" hspace="6" width="139" height="85" /><p> Wearing black jerseys for the first time in four years, South Oldham football wanted to jump out early in the first round of the postseason. The Dragons did exactly that and had no issues dispatching Fairdale in the first round of the Class 5-A playoffs.</p> Colonel football romps J'town https://www.oldhamera.com/content/colonel-football-romps-jtown <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2044.jpg" alt="Lucas Jones carries the ball for Oldham County in the first quarter." title="Lucas Jones carries the ball for Oldham County in the first quarter." align="left" hspace="6" width="116" height="85" /><p> In an ideal offense, Lucas Jones and Juan Tapia share a balanced work load for Oldham County football. The two running backs combined for 227 yards and five touchdowns to lead the Colonels rushing attack to 336 yards in a 42-6 victory over Jeffersontown (J&rsquo;town) Friday, Oct. 26 in Louisville.</p> Runners qualify for state meet https://www.oldhamera.com/content/runners-qualify-state-meet <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_2215.jpg" alt="Oldham County&#039;s Katy Chapman won the Class 3-A Region 4 title." title="Oldham County&#039;s Katy Chapman won the Class 3-A Region 4 title." align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p> Every boys and girls cross country team from Oldham County qualified for the state championship after competing in regional runs Saturday Oct. 27. The state meet is schedule for Saturday Nov. 3 at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.</p> <p> <strong>Class 3-A Region 4</strong></p> <p> Seneca Park</p> <p> Girls</p> St. X tops Dragon soccer at state https://www.oldhamera.com/content/st-x-tops-dragon-soccer-state <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/img_1544.jpg" alt="St. X&#039;s Conner George, left, and South Oldham&#039;s Connor Garrett tangle for a possession in the first half." title="St. X&#039;s Conner George, left, and South Oldham&#039;s Connor Garrett tangle for a possession in the first half." align="left" hspace="6" width="106" height="85" /><p> Saint Xavier of Louisville (St. X) boy soccer took its first step toward defending its state title with a 6-1 victory over South Oldham in the first round of the KHSAA state tournament Tuesday Oct. 23 in Louisville. The Tigers scored three goals in the first half for their 23<sup>rd</sup> win of the season.</p> Dragon soccer faces St. X in state tournament https://www.oldhamera.com/content/dragon-soccer-faces-st-x-state-tournament-0 <img src="https://www.oldhamera.com/sites/www.oldhamera.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/laws.jpg" alt="South Oldham&#039;s Spencer Laws sends a free kick in the first half against Ballard." title="South Oldham&#039;s Spencer Laws sends a free kick in the first half against Ballard." align="left" hspace="6" width="105" height="85" /><p> After winning its first regional title since 2015, South Oldham boys soccer faces Saint Xavier of Louisville (St. X) in the first round of the state tournament Tuesday Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.</p> <p> The Tigers (22-2-1) will host South Oldham (8-10-3) for the second time this fall after the Dragons defeated Oldham County in the Eighth Region final last week.</p>