Community Sports

  • Youth football league set to start its 45th campaign
      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The 45th season for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football, Cheer and Dance League will open play for the 2016 season on Saturday with a full slate of games on the two fields on Joe B. Hall Avenue on the site of the old Shepherdsville High School.
  • Blue Lick gets community send off to World Series
     HILLVIEW -- Before departing on a plane heading to Ephrata, Wash., the Blue Lick 18 All Stars had a little parade on Sunday. Escorted from the Zoneton Firehouse to Challis Ford Ball Park, the Blue Lick All Stars were honored for winning the Ohio Valley Regional baseball tournament. Their reward is a trip to the Babe Ruth World Series. Blue Lick will be one of 10 teams to compete for the national crown.
  • BC youth football camp
      Recently, new Bullitt Central football coach Matt Kuehn conducted a three-day youth football camp for area players. Over 30 participants turned out for the early morning drills. The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will open its season next Saturday (Aug. 13) and Bullitt Central will play its first game on Aug. 21.
  • Heritage Hill hosts the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open Golf Championship
        SHEPHERDSVILLE – On July 19-20, the PGA of America -- Kentucky Division brought the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open to Heritage Hill Golf Club off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.     Overall, 63 women teed off in the event that included both professional and amateur competitors. For this tournament, Heritage Hill played at 5,980-yards with par being listed at 72.
  • MW defense stands strong to win state 7-U
     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- After losing a couple of games to finish third in its district tournament, one might think that manager David Clevinger and his team might be a little down. But the Mount Washington U-7 All-Stars were ready for play in the West Kentucky State Tournament at Okolona. In fact, the team from Mount Washington did not lose a game in pool play and then completed the sweep by winning the state title 8-7 in eight innings over Germantown.
  • WORLD SERIES BOUND: Blue Lick 18 gives Ford dream trip
     HILLVIEW -- For some, it might be the first time to fly on an airplane. For others, it might be the first time to travel outside the Kentuckiana area. But for Challis Ford, it will be his first trip to the Babe Ruth World Series. After coaching young men the art of baseball for the past 45 years, Ford will have his first opportunity to join nine other elite teams from across the United States.
  • Blue Lick wins state; looks for more
     OKOLONA -- Coaching youth baseball for 45 years, Challis Ford has been close but he’s never had a team make the World Series at any age group. After his Blue Lick team won its second consecutive state title, Ford had a simple request -- take an old man who loves baseball to that national Babe Ruth tournament. Manager Tommy Parker, Ford’s long-time friend and coach, believes this group of 18 and under players might be that team to make that dream possible.
  • 2016 West Kentucky U-12 Metro State Tournament
  • Dolphins at Cooper Farms have 80 swimmers on the competitive team this summer
         HILLVIEW – Summer and swimming.     The two are pretty much inseparable for many youngsters and for six weeks this summer 80 local swimmers took their summer fun to a competitive level diving into the water for the Dolphins at Cooper Farms.
  • It was a red, white, blue and wet day for the Bullitt Blast Run
     There was no way to avoid the rain, but the Bullitt Blast Dash 5K went on anyway under the sponsorship of the Bullitt County YMCA. The race/run/walk has become an annual Fourth of July event in Shepherdsville and there was a large turnout despite the inclement weather. Some of the runners took the event more seriously than others, but everyone had a good time.