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Community Sports

  • 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.
  • 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.