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Community Sports

  • Early instruction at Cougar Football Camp
     With the young league and high school football teams already practicing for the upcoming seasons, a handful of local players got in some exact work recently when they took part in the Bullitt Central Cougar Football Camp. This was the second year for the camp under Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn. There was no contact at this camp, but the young players got some instruction in the fundamentals of the sport as well as competing against one another in some punt, pass and kick competitions.
  • Blue Lick’s U-18 team headed back to World Series
     CROWN POINT, IND. -- It took a few extra innings but the Blue Lick U-18 All-Stars are headed out west for a second consecutive year. The team made up of high school and college players from Bullitt and Jefferson counties swept through to win its second straight Ohio Valley Regional title. Now, the team will make a return trip to Ephrata, Wash., in its quest for the World Series championship.
  • Summer fun at Bullitt East Soccer Camp
     Coming off the high school ‘dead period’ recently, Bullitt East hosted its annual summer soccer camp. This year, the four-day event was under the direction of girls’ soccer coach Steve Gentry who took the reins from boys’ head coach Mike Brangers. Gentry and his Lady Charger players had over 50 elementary and middle school age players despite some warm temperatures.
  • MW U-8 Baseball All-Stars
     The Mount Washington U-8 All-Stars played in the Kentucky Machine Pitch Extended Rules State Tournament over the weekend at the Okolona Youth League. In pool play, Mount Washington dropped a 12-6 decision to Prairie Village on Wednesday and then on Friday the squad fell to St. Matthews No. 1 by a 21-10 score. After pool play, the local team had to play Germantown and they fell in bracket play.
  • MW U-11 Baseball All-Stars
     After competing in the District 8-9-10-11 Tournament at Fairdale two weeks ago, the Mount Washington U-11 Baseball All-Stars moved on and competed in the 10-team  West Kentucky State Baseball Tournament this past weekend.
  • MW U-9 Baseball All-Stars
     The Mount Washington U-9 All-Stars competed this summer in the District 10 and 11 Tournament at Jeffersontown. The members of the team included Cody Alvey, Cole Cornell, Cayden Cowan, Hayden Elmore, Cole Halbrook, Chase Litton, Callen Magers, Taylor McCleskey, Garrison Miller, Landon Reed, Randy Wakefield and Brayden Warren. The team was coached by Danny Magers, Jeffrey Litton and Shane McKinley.
  • Blue Lick wins third straight state title
     OKOLONA -- Brian Shirley has coached baseball for over 20 years, so you shouldn’t expect there to be any nerves as he guides the Blue Lick 18U team in the state tournament. But, after serving as an assistant coach on the squad’s back-to-back state titles, Shirley admitted to being just a little nervous. With the exception of one inning, there was no reason for nerves as Blue Lick swept through all four games to claim its third straight state title.
  • MW U-8 Baseball All-Stars
     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For the first round of District play, the Mount Washington U-8 All-Stars got to play at home. The league put on a big show with games on three different fields. The organizers had to battle back after play was completely washed out on Thursday. The tournament then got completed on Sunday. The Mount Washington All-Stars had a strong showing but could not get past a powerhouse team from Jeffersontown, a team that had done well last year in U-7 national play.
  • 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.