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Community Sports

  • MW U-10 Baseball All-Stars
     TAYLORSVILLE -- The U-10 Mount Washington Baseball All-Stars had a good opening week in Cal Ripken play, finishing second in the District 10/11 Tournament at Spencer County. Mount Washington fell to Jeffersontown in the championship game. With that finish, the Mount Washington team has momentum heading into this week’s Metro Kentucky State Tournament at the Shawnee Baseball Complex in Louisville. The winner of the eight-team, double-elimination event will advance to the Ohio Valley Regional in Vincennes, Indiana the following week.
  • MW U-8 Softball All-Stars
     LOUISVILLE -- The Mount Washington Under-8 Softball All-Stars, the only Softball All-Star team based in Bullitt County this summer, was very busy the past two weeks playing in the Kentucky State Tournament at Germantown and then the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament at Fern Creek. In the 11-team Kentucky State Tournament June 29 to July 2, the U-8 All-Stars split a pair of ‘pool’ play games, falling to Fern Creek Orange 16-0 and then beat LaRue County 12-10.
  • Cooper Farms Dolphins swim for summer fun
     HILLVIEW – It’s not the longest season on the books, but the Cooper Farms Dolphins pack a lot of fun into a short season. In just six weeks, the long-time program will compete in five swim meets as well as the championship meet of the Louisville Summer Fun League while also conducting about 20 practice sessions at the pool in the Cooper Farms Community located just north of the Bullitt/Jefferson County line off Mount Washington Road.
  • Summer All-Star action heats up this week
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer Baseball and Softball All-Star season is upon us and once again there will be plenty of action all-around the area including a first-ever trip to Spencer County, a program that recently moved to Cal Ripkin/Babe Ruth play.
  • FUNdamentals stressed at baseball camps
     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After completing their own seasons, the baseball programs at both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East hosted youth camps for area youngsters who were interested in improving their play on the diamond as many prepare for the upcoming All-Star games this month. At Bullitt Central, head coach G.J. Moore had a single camp in the morning at the school’s facilities. the camp used both the baseball and softball fields for the 40 players in attendance.
  • Motorsports rule the night at the County Fair
     CLERMONT -- A little dirt.  A little smoke. A little fire. Some bent metal. Not enough mud. And a whole lot of noise. Patrons to the 2017 Bullitt County Fair got a healthy dose of all of the above last week as the weather was perfect just about every night to sit out and watch motorsports at the dirt arena.
  • 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.