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High School Sports

  • BC reaches 4-0, but can’t make it to 5-0

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Only one thing went right for the Bullitt Central Cougars on Friday when the maroon and gray played host to an undefeated Collegiate squad.

    Fortunately, the one good thing for the Cougars on Friday was that they won the game, moving to 4-0 to start the season. Still, while it was a win, it wasn’t pretty as Bullitt Central claimed a 48-36 victory.

    First, the 48 points scored by the Cougars was 11 fewer than they had scored in any of the three previous contests.

  • TWO local state champs crowned

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

    Local squads came home with two state Kentucky High School Athletic Association championships.

    In the All-Girls Super division, Bullitt East repeated as state champions as the squad defeated 10 other teams.

    In the Co-ed ‘A’ division, Bullitt Central won it’s first state championship since 2013 with the title over 12 other teams. Bullitt Central was a state runner-up last season. 

  • Lady Eagles fall from the ranks of the undefeated

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Following a 4-0 start, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles fell from the ranks of the undefeated on Saturday as they dropped a tough 59-51 decision to Perry County Central.

    The fourth straight win to open the season came on Friday when the green and gold traveled to Dixie Highway and recorded a 66-41 win over Sixth Region rival Holy Cross.

  • 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.