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Community Sports

  • Work continues on MW park, sports complex
     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The ground is broken and the project is moving along on the new Mount Washington Community Park. According to Parks Director Sheryl Paxton, current plans for the park to be finished in the fall of 2018 are still on schedule. The $5.65 million contract with Woodbine Construction was approved in March by the city council. Work on leveling the land has already started and Park View Avenue (the connecting road between Landis Lane and Wales Run Road that will also serve as the entrance to park) is open for drivers.
  • 2017 Kids Fishing Derby at Beam Lake
     BERNHEIM -- It was a fun day for all on Saturday, June 3 at the annual Kids Fishing Derby. The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Bullitt County Road and Gun Club. There was a large turnout for the free fishing at Beam Lake located in Bernheim Forest across from the distillery. 
  • Former MW martial arts instructor honored with lifetime achievement
     BARDSTOWN -- The story began when three veterans, after serving in Korea, opened the first Tae Kwon Do school in the Kentuckiana area in Jeffersonville.  Dennis Wiley had been a sickly, asthmatic kid whose doctor had recommended him taking martial arts because of the benefits the breathing exercises would provide. Forty-nine years later, Master Dennis Wiley of Y-Lee’s School of Martial Arts was recognized by the EMAC, a national martial arts association, with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
  • Lady Lion success
     The Little Flock Lady Lions had an outstanding season. The team won the Our Savior Lutheran School’s 26th annual Roundball Classic and finished second in the St. Francis tournament. Kayli Smith scored her 1,000 point during her last game for Little Flock.
  • WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS: Eastside takes GOLD
     MOUNT WASHINGTON— At the end of every cheer season, Eastside Middle coach Carrie DeBold wonders how the next year can get any better. After winning gold at the first ever International Cheer Union (ICU) Junior World Championships held in Orlando last week, she’s not too sure if next year can get better. Twenty-four girls competed last week against the best of the best from around the world.
  • KOSAIR KIDS
     The fifth annual Fishing for Kosair Kids crappie tournament, presented by the Mount Washington FOP Lodge 82, raised $8,821 for Kosair Charities. The top prizes went to Brian Estridge and Brian West (6.26 lbs); Joe and Katie Long (6.15 lbs); and Brian Wilson and John Willert (5.99 lbs).
  • Be ready when fishing opportunities arise
     FRANKFORT – Planning a fishing trip more than a couple days ahead of time can be a gamble in late winter when the weather is a mixed bag and the favorable conditions here today may be gone tomorrow. With some advance preparation, you can be ready to grab what you need and go when that friend calls at daybreak or the impulse strikes and the schedule allows for a last-minute trip. Performing regular maintenance on your reels can prevent catastrophic problems or costly repairs down the road.
  • Eastside to represent U.S. in Olympic style Junior Worlds
     MOUNT WASHINGTON — If cheerleaders cheer for their team, then who cheers for the cheerleaders? At Eastside Middle, it’s the entire school. What started off as a normal Tuesday for students at Eastside ended in an auditorium chanting “USA” after it was announced that the Eastside cheerleaders will represent the United States as the junior cheerleading team in the upcoming Olympic-based World Championship competition.
  • On Target
     At the recent Bullitt East Archery Tournament, it was three schools from the Shepherdsville area that won the team titles. In the elementary division, it was Cedar Grove that came home with the first place trophy after posting a score of 2947. It was Bernheim that won the middle school title at the Jan. 14 event with a final score of 3206. Bernheim’s Sara Macarthy was the top individual with a score of 286.
  • Hebron wins first ‘A’ title
     BERNHEIM – It was Toney Time on Thursday in the championship game of the 2016 Boys’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tourney ‘A’ Division. After Eastside had scored the final five points of the fourth quarter within the final 15 seconds, Hebron turned the game over to T.J. Toney in the extra frame. The athletic Toney scored nine of his game-high 30 points in the three-minute overtime period and Hebron won what is believed to be its first ‘A’ Division basketball title ever with a 61-56 victory.