High School Sports

  • Cougars are IN: Victory sends BC to football playoffs

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Needing a big game from the defense, the Bullitt Central Cougars got that on Friday and the team lengthened the season by at least two weeks with a 28-8 win over visiting Nelson County.

    The victory gave the maroon and gray the number four seed in Class 5-A, District 3 with a 2-3 record within the district. The Cougars will now have a bye week this Friday before traveling to Fern Creek on Nov. 6 to battle the Tigers in the post-season.

    Overall, the Cougars are now 6-4.

  • North Bullitt enters tourney after winning fifth district crown

          SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Sixth Region volleyball action begins on Monday night, three Bullitt County teams will be vying for a chance to advance to the state tournament.

          North Bullitt won its fifth straight District 23 title on Wednesday and will open at home with a 6 p.m. contest.

          Its opponent will be a familiar one, the Doss Dragons.

  • Billings sure Eagles will be better with lessons learned

          HEBRON ESTATES -- When the North Bullitt Eagles took a lopsided loss to Shelby County earlier in the season, head coach Adam Billings saw his team use that experience to improve.


          And he expects the same after a tough 39-7 loss on Friday to South Oldham.


          The victory gave the visiting Dragons the district title, with North Bullitt finishing as the runner-up. Both will be hosting playoff games on Nov. 7.


  • East is getting healthy at right time of season

          MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It was a great way to cap off the regular season.

          Celebrating senior night, the Bullitt East Chargers had a big 28-point second quarter in defeating the visiting Oldham County Colonels 38-14 on Friday.

          With a bye week this Friday, Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent can look forward to preparing for a first-round playoff game on the road Nov. 7.

  • District title on the line Friday at North

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After nine weeks and numerous games, the high school football regular season for the three Bullitt County teams will come to an end with a lot riding on the games for both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central.

    After playing this Friday night, all of the Bullitt County teams will be off next week. The play-offs will then start for all teams on Friday, Nov. 6.

    North Bullitt and Bullitt East have already stamped their ticket for the post-season and Bullitt Central can join the party with a win at home on Friday against Nelson County.

  • POST-SEASON: Lady Eagles claim volleyball title; BE girls' soccer in finals

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Post-season play continued on Wednesday for local teams.

  • Local teams sail through first night of post-season competition

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was an exceptional Monday in post-season action for the local volleyball and soccer teams.

    All the locals advanced in tournament play on Monday.

    Regional Soccer

    In the Sixth Region tournament, it was a huge night for Bullitt East’s Christian Foster.

    She scored all five goals in the Lady Chargers’ first-round romp over Pleasure Ridge Park.

    Bullitt East had to play at the  home of the Panthers but it really didn’t matter in the 5-0 victory.

  • POST-SEASON: Local soccer, volleyball in overdrive

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- High school volleyball and soccer fans have plenty of reasons to celebrate this week.

  • BC soccer caps huge week with historic title

     HIGHVIEW -- Forget any bomb threat at their school.

    The Bullitt Central Cougar soccer team declared that it was ‘the bomb’ on Thursday night.

    Dating back until at least 2000, this version of the Cougar boys’ soccer team did what no others had done -- advanced to the Sixth Region tournament.

    And it collected the 23rd District crown by winning the penalty kick shootout 4-3.

    Neither Bullitt Central nor Southern could get a kick past the respective goalies in regulation and two overtime periods.

  • NB girls stay in control in 23rd District

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles continue to make it look easy, winning a fourth straight 23rd District title on Wednesday, beating Bullitt Central 6-0.

    The 23rd District has had the same alignment for the past four seasons for soccer and four times North Bullitt has carried home the trophy. In fact, each time they have beat Bullitt Central for the title.