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High School Sports

  • Cougars run winning streak to three games

     SPRINGFIELD – In a game in which the two teams were never separated by more than five points, Bullitt Central had the scoring edge at the right time as they pulled out a 59-56 win on the road last Monday over Washington County.

    The victory was the third in as many games this season for the Cougars.

    “I was really excited after this game,” Bullitt Central head coach Jessie Curry said a few days later. “This was our first real tough road game and they had a student section that was on us pretty good. I was really proud of our kids.

  • Eastside ‘B’ remains as the top team in middle school play

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Jumping out to a 12-4 lead in the first quarter, the Eastside Eagles’ ‘B’ team cruised to a 44-28 win over the Hebron Panthers on Thursday in the final game of the Bullitt County Boys’ Middle School Basketball Tournament.

    Playing on their home floor, the Eastside squad wrapped up a perfect season against Bullitt County foes as they repeated as the ‘B’ Division titelist.

  • Raley nets 21 as Eagles hold off late Hebron rally

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Leading 38-21 a third of the way through the fourth quarter after holding Hebron to two points in the third quarter, the Eastside Eagles may have felt they could put the game on cruise control.

  • Butler is more than either BE team can handle

     SHIVELY – The traditional first ‘big’ night of the high school basketball season belonged to Butler this year as the Bears and Bearettes each pulled out convincing victories over their Bullitt East rivals.

  • NB suffers tough loss at buzzer to Southern

     HEBRON ESTATES – To play so well and to fall just short causes for a frustrating night for North Bullitt Eagle head coach Korey Craddock.

    Having not given up the lead until the final 40 seconds, the homestanding Eagles lost on a shot at the buzzer.

    Southern’s Rickie Wright hit a short jumper with the buzzer sounding as the Trojan defeated North Bullitt 59-58.

    Not only was the loss a frustrating one but it was also a district game that counts toward the post-season seeding.

  • UPDATE: All three local programs send teams to state cheer

     LEXINGTON — Bullitt County cheerleaders took Lexington by storm on Saturday.

  • North’s Free signs to play basketball at Pikeville U.

     HEBRON ESTATES – Close to home, but not too close.

    That ended up being a big selling point for North Bullitt senior Hailey Free when it came to her selecting Pikeville University for her college future.

    Free made it all official recently when she signed the papers to join the NAIA program after playing her final season with the Lady Eagles.

  • Quick Start! BC beats Bethlehem to go 2-0 start

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The opening week of the 2017-18 high school basketball season for Bullitt Central couldn’t have started any better as the maroon have bolted to a 2-0 start with a pair of double-digit wins.

    After cruising past Thomas Nelson 67-39 on the road to open the season, the Cougars played at home on Friday and picked up an equally impressive 77-56 victory over another team from Nelson County – Bethlehem.

  • Four more impressive wins

     There was plenty of basketball action on the first Friday and Saturday of the high school hoops season and most of it ended up being victories for the local teams.

    Lady Chargers Win Two

    Two of the wins over the weekend were recorded by the Bullitt East Lady Chargers in two games that were 120 miles apart.

    On Friday night, Bullitt East played host to Henderson County and it was impressive outing as the red and gold won 60-36.

  • BC roars early in road win at Thomas Nelson

     BARDSTOWN – The Bullitt Central Cougars opened the season with a bang on Tuesday, holding Thomas Nelson to just 18 points through three quarters as the maroon and gray rolled to a 67-39 victory.

    It was an early start for the boys as they played the first of the two games with a 6 p.m. start while the girls’ game was played second. The early action didn’t phase the Cougars as the maroon and gray raced out to a 38-13 halftime lead and then never looked back.