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High School Sports

  • Hunt named fifth head coach in Charger history

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just a month after long-time head coach Troy Barr stepped down, Bullitt East wasted no time in promoting assistant coach John Hunt to be the fifth coach in the program’s 34-year history.

         Hunt, who has never been a head coach of a basketball program, knows that he is getting the keys to a pretty fast car.

  • BE's Okruch set for two sports in college

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Andrew Okruch is ready to become an engineer – in more ways than one.

         Okruch recently made it official that he would attend Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. At the school, Okruch will work toward an engineering degree while also being an Engineer, the school’s nickname, as he will play both football and compete for the track and field program.

  • NB's Stice decides to stay close to home at Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Extending her basketball career beyond her senior season was not something that North Bullitt’s Reba Stice had really considered until this past holiday season.

    That is when Spalding University head coach Charlie Just started making contact with Stice and her family. After a little consideration, Stice decided that playing some more basketball while attending college was not a bad idea.

  • Montgomery taking her inside game to Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Family is important to North Bullitt senior Caitlin Montgomery and that was a big reason that she has decided to continue her basketball career at Spalding University in Louisville.

    Not only are the Golden Eagles close to home, but they also had the feel of being at home from Montgomery’s perspective.

    Montgomery also had looked into playing at St. Catharine, but in the end felt that Spalding was the best option for her.

  • Willis, Troutman will be key cogs for Kentucky

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt County will be well represented this weekend as the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic plays two games in the annual summer series between the two basketball crazed states.

    Bullitt East seniors Derek Willis and Rusty Troutman will both be looked at to play key roles in the boys’ games for head coach Allen Feldhaus Jr.’s team.

    Kentucky and Indiana will clash on Friday night at Freedom Hall in Louisville. The girls’ game will start at 5:30 p.m. with the boys’ contest to follow at around 7:30 p.m.

  • Pikeville lands Rakes to be next point guard

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was an Orange Crush type day recently at Bullitt East as basketball standout Trey Rakes signed to play his college hoops at Pikeville College, the 2011 NAIA Division I National Champions.

  • Embry ready to continue career at Mid-Continent

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Chris Embry didn’t score a lot of points in his basketball career at Bullitt East and his rebounding totals were modest.

  • BE's season ends with lack of offensive punch

     LOUISVILLE – A rare game where the Bullitt East Chargers struggled to find any offense caught up with the red and gold on Tuesday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament at Jim Patterson Stadium on the University of Louisville campus.

         For the second year in a row, it was Pleasure Ridge Park High School that got the best of the Chargers, winning 5-1 after breaking the game open in the bottom of the fifth inning with four runs on four hits.

  • Hinkley taking softball skills to Morehead State

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – After roaming the outfield for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers for the past six seasons, the team’s only senior starter this season, Nikki Hinkley, recently signed to continue to her softball career at Morehead State University.

    The chance to play for a Division I program was more than Hinkley could turn down. She also looked at Transylvania and Brescia, but she knew long before the signing day that she would select to play with the Lady Eagles.

  • Inches keep Lady Chargers from finals

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Softball truly is a game of inches…or a foot or two.

         Just ask the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.