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High School Sports

  • Lady Eagles vanquish Mercy from post-season

     HIGHVIEW -- Amber Mink felt that in the team’s 3-1 loss to Mercy Academy during the first-ever regular season meeting that things could have been different.

    On Monday night, in what may have been the biggest victory in North Bullitt’s girls’ soccer history, the Lady Eagles advanced to the Sixth Region semifinals with a 2-0 win over  Mercy.

    “It’s a big win for our program,” said Mink. “But we’re not done yet.”

    North Bullitt advances to the semifinals on Wednesday against Holy Cross.

  • East breaks the curse -- beats Mercy for title

     LOUISVILLE – The game started under gray and damp conditions, but it was all sunny for the Bullitt East Chargers on Thursday as the red and gold ended over five years of frustration with a 3-1 girls’ soccer victory Mercy in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament.

  • NB girls once again Queens of the 24th District

      HIGHVIEW -- You really can’t complain about your team winning the 23rd District girls’ soccer title for the sixth consecutive year.

    But, North Bullitt head coach Amber Mink is looking toward a bigger goal — the Sixth Region title this week.

    Her team kept its goal of winning both district tournament games with a shutoff by senior Delayna Holman.

    After defeating Southern 10-0 in the opener, North Bullitt held off a much improved Bullitt Central 6-0 in the championship game at Moore High School.

  • North gets first shot at Mercy. East awaits

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Girls’ Sixth Region Soccer Tournament gets underway on Monday with all three Bullitt County teams represented for the fifth time in the past six seasons.

    The game everyone will focus on right out of the gate will be on Monday when North Bullitt collides with five-time defending Sixth Region champion Mercy. The two teams met in the semi-finals last season with the Jaguars pulling out a 1-0 victory.

  • Dragons breath fire on Cougars early, then roll

     PEEWEE VALLEY – For the second time in as many weeks, the South Oldham Dragons started fast and never looked back in defeating a play-off bound team from Bullitt County.

    On Friday, it was Bullitt Central that the Dragons jumped on top of 21-0 in the first quarter en route to a 42-7 victory.

    South Oldham wrapped up the number one seed for Class 5-A, District 3 with the win despite having a district game remaining with North Bullitt this Friday. It is the third straight district title for the Dragons.

  • East beats North to claim Bullitt Cup

     HEBRON ESTATES – Scoring on four of its first five possessions of the second half, the Bullitt East Chargers pulled away from arch-rival North Bullitt on Friday for a 40-19 victory in the 39th meeting between the two schools on the gridiron.

    Besides the obvious importance of beating your county rival, the win had multiple overtones for the Chargers.

  • District volleyball play set to start on Monday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Volleyball will move into the post-season next week when district play begins in both the 23rd and 24th Districts.

    In fact, both districts are looking to get in and out of play as quickly as possible as each of the five-team districts will play three matches on Monday before playing the championship match on Tuesday.

  • Brown makes noise at first state tourney

     BOWLING GREEN – There is always something to be said for making a big entrance.

    Eastside Middle School seventh-grader Macie Brown did just that last week at the Leachman Buick, GMC, Cadillac Girls’ State Golf Tournament at the Bowling  Green Country Club when she finished in a tie for 12th in her first year of eligibility for the Kentucky High School Athletic Association tournament.

  • East reaches final in boys’ 24th

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Playing at home suited Bullitt East just fine on Monday as the Chargers won its opening game in the 24th District Tournament with a 4-0 decision over Whitefield Academy.

    Amazingly, the 4-0 outcome is the identical score from the game when the two teams met during the regular season.

    With the win, Bullitt East advances to take on Fern Creek in the championship game on Wednesday at Bullitt East in a rematch of last year’s  district final, a match that Fern Creek won 3-1.

  • Bullitt Cup is once more on the line on Friday

     HEBRON ESTATES – Once again, the Bullitt Cup will be in the balance on Friday when Bullitt East travels to North Bullitt for the 38th renewal of The Clash.

    The two teams will have to put on quite a show to equal last season’s 44-43 Bullitt East win on their home field. The Chargers had just two wins heading into that game but put together their best effort of 2016 to beat a North Bullitt team that would go on to play in the Class 5-A, Region 2 championship game against South Oldham.