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Community Sports

  • Summer baseball/softball action starts this week
     The Mount Washington Youth League Softball All-Stars will compete this weekend in the Babe Ruth Kentucky State Tournament at Fern Creek. Play will begin on Thursday and run through Sunday. The top two teams in each age bracket advance to the Babe Ruth Regional Tournament set for July 13 in Fairfield, Ohio.   Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars
  • Summer Youth Sports Camps -- Baseball
     The fundamentals of baseball were the main topics recently at Youth Baseball Camps put on by the Bullitt Central and Bullitt East coaching staffs. Bullitt Central head coach G.J. Moore had about 30 players at his three day event held at the team’s field. Bullitt East assistant coaches Craig Sharpe and Eric Moore ran the Bullitt East camp for roughly 60 players in two sessions at the Total Sports Academy in Mount Washington.
  • Teen athletes honored for overcoming personal odds
     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- High school is hard. But going through high school when you can’t hear what’s going on around you or when cancer takes someone close to you? That takes resilience. North Bullitt senior Cassandra Davis and Bullitt East junior Alyssa Peak have resilience.
  • Dolphins swim team meeting on Tuesday, May 17
     The season for the Dolphins Swim Team, a part of the Summer Fun League, is scheduled to begin early in June.  A parent meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at Okolona Christian Church - located at the corner of Preston Highway and Mount Washington Road in Hillview.  Topics for discussion will include swimmer registration and information, required swimsuits, and spiritwear orders.
  • MW sports complex moving forward in planning stages
     MOUNT WASHINGTON— Sports lovers rejoice! Designs for the sports complex in Mount Washington are at 90 percent completion. Project planner Chad McCormick of Land Design and Development presented an update on the park’s progress. The facility plans to include areas for baseball, football, soccer, tennis, basketball and disc golf as well as a couple of playgrounds, a splash park and an amphitheater next to a pond.
  • Willis, Troutman both have great junior seasons
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The college basketball season ended this week officially, but as everyone knows, the sport rarely takes a break in these parts. The two most high-level Bullitt County players in the college ranks this winter were obviously former Bullitt East teammates Derek Willis at the University of Kentucky and Rusty Troutman at Bellarmine University.
  • Eastside Middle captures two cheer titles at state competition
    On Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, the Eastside Middle School cheerleaders competed at the KAPOS State Middle School Cheerleading Championship at AllTech Arena in Lexington. Like high school, each of the 16 regions sends their winner to the state level. Also like the high school state championships, the middle school level is broken down into several divisions based on the size of the team (small, medium, large and super large). For the past several years, Eastside has been able to have 2 competitive cheerleading teams.
  • Martial arts students test for next belt
    Students at the Three Dragons Martial Arts studio in Mount Washington were recently busy testing for their next belt level. Those testing that day included Stephanie Vires, Chasity Bowyer, Richard Bowyer, Angel Pope, Emily Arbaugh, Ethan Mueller, Ashley Campbell, Steve Hamilton, Lucas Manire, Billy Goodman, Paul Beckmann, Brian Goodman, Adam Phillips and Chris Adams.
  • Eastside finishes sweep with title
    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Winning the battle by outscoring their opponent in each of the first three quarters, the Eastside Eagles claimed another Bullitt County Boys’ Middle School basketball title on Thursday as they defeated the Bernheim Bruins 48-35. Eastside never trailed in the game and, after the Eagles had a 6-5 lead early in the game, they bolted to a 14-7 lead by the end of the first quarter and never looked back. The Eagles were up 26-17 at halftime.
  • Hebron beats Eastside in OT for ‘B’ crown
    MOUNT WASHINGTON – It took an overtime period, but riding 32 points from T.J. Toney, the Hebron Panthers captured the title in the Bullitt County Middle School Boys’ Basketball Tournament 7th-grade classic on Thursday with a 50-47 win over Eastside. Eastside forced the overtime when Hunter Mahoney drained a three-pointer with 16 seconds remaining to tie the score at 45-45. The Eagles had led 37-33 early in the final quarter before the battle down the stretch.