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Community Sports

  • 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.
  • Eastside grabs ‘B’ division trophy
     BERNHEIM – Holding Hebron scoreless in the third quarter, the Eastside Eagles pulled away from a 25-18 halftime advantage to beat the Panthers 55-28 in the championship game of the 2016 ‘B’ Division of the Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament. The contest capped the six-team post-season tournament for the area middle schools. The tournament this year was played at Bernheim Middle School.
  • Mount Washington Middle cheerleaders return to competition in winning style
     Mount Washington Middle School has not had a competition cheer team for last three years. This year they were able to find a cheer coach, and they put together a competition cheer team and a sideline cheer team in July. The competition cheer team has accomplished great success only having practiced for three short months only two days a week.  They competed at the St. Gabriel Cheer Competition on Oct. 22 and won 1st place for the Middle School Small Division and were the Overall Grand Champs.