High School Sports

  • Wind not blowing at NB leads to balls flying out

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Maybe for the first time in recent memory the wind was not blowing into the face of the batters at North Bullitt High.

    With no wind, skipper Brian Wise’s team turned into the long-ball Eagles last week.

    Six balls left the yard for North Bullitt. Unfortunately, one also left off the bat of a visiting player.

    Still, entering the third week of play, Wise has to be pleased with his team’s 6-3 record.

  • Chargers have the answers in 9-0 victory over Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Holding Bullitt Central to just three hits and snuffing out an early scoring opportunity, the Bullitt East Chargers rolled to a 9-0 victory over their county rivals in cold and windy conditions.

    The clash on Tuesday at Bullitt Central is the only regular season meeting between the two programs scheduled for this season.

  • North Bullitt hosts Kentucky Push/Pull Meet

    Hebron Estates--For the fourth straight year, North Bullitt hosted the Kentucky Push/Pull Weightlifting Championships in the school's gym on March 14.

    In the varsity competition, North Bullitt finished second to St. Xavier. The winning Tigers had 56 points while North Bullitt finished with 45 points. Bullitt Central was third with 13 points.

    In the combined division, Harrison County won. St. Xavier also won the junior-varsity division, edging North Bullitt. In the girls' division, Fort Knox took first place with North second.

  • NB tennis sweeps county

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While a bit cool, tennis players were able to get onto the court last week.
        The action featured a couple of intracounty matches as each team prepares for play against new regional competitors in early May.
        The Bullitt Central boys' won two of the three courts played against North Bullitt last Monday.

  • Track season is off and racing despite despicable weather

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- Despite some just horrible weather during the pre-season and again through the first two weeks of what could have been the start of the regular season, the area track teams have managed to shift into action for the season.
        Plus, for the third straight season, there are no home track meets planned by any of the three programs. In fact, there is no All-Bullitt County Track and Field Meet listed on any of the teamÕs schedules for this season.

  • Lady Chargers break quickly from the gate

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Heading into the first major softball tournament of the season on Friday when they played in Elizabethtown at the Big M Chevrolet Classic, Bullitt East head coach Ricky Hoffman didn’t really know what to expect.

    Six games later and with the only two losses being by one run, including a 3-2 loss to the number one ranked team in the state, Hoffman was all smiles when the team got back to Mount Washington.

  • Lady Eagles stumble early, but rally for win a day later

     HEBRON ESTATES – The start wasn’t exactly what head coach Mike Nally was hoping for, but his North Bullitt Lady Eagles snapped back with two better outings later in the week to start the high school softball season.

    Last Monday, North Bullitt was able to get its field ready for a game and had Manual making a visit. The outcome was all Crimsons as Manual rolled to a 15-3 win in six innings.

  • Lady Cougars drop first two

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Getting on a field was job one last week…any field.

    The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars did get that accomplished last week, playing softball on real dirt and grass for the first time since practice started back on Feb. 15.

    Perhaps even better news was that after playing two games early last week, the team got some time off for practice. For a young and inexperienced team, that might have been the most important part of the season.

  • Central starts fast, but has to learn to close out contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The start of games went pretty well for the Bullitt Central Cougars in the first week of the high school baseball season, but the maroon and gray could not find a way to carry that over to the end of games.

    As such, the Cougars went 1-4 to open the season. In three of the losses, Bullitt Central was either ahead or tied going into the sixth inning.

  • Kromenacker’s walk-off homer lifts BE in opener

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Living a dream.

    That was the situation for Bullitt East junior Derrick Kromenacker last Monday. In his very first varsity start for the Chargers, he belted a walk-off home run as the red and gold defeated DeSales 3-2.

    That win started an opening week for coach Jeff Bowles’ team that ended with a 3-2 record.

    “For not being outside, it was a pretty good start,” Bowles said over the weekend. We pitched it pretty well.”