High School Sports

  • Now North gets semi-final match with Mercy

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – After battling Bullitt East the past four years in the Girls’ Sixth Region Soccer Tournament semi-finals, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles are in line this year to face Mercy on Wednesday.
        Friday’s draw put Bullitt East away from the other two powers in the Sixth Region as the red and gold have already lost to both Mercy (twice) and North Bullitt (once). Bullitt East has played in the last four Sixth Region finals, losing to Mercy each time, after beating North Bullitt in the semi-finals.

  • Bullitt Central loses, then wins...The Bullitt Cup

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After taking a tough 39-7 loss to South Oldham on Friday night, Bullitt Central players didn’t leave the field with much joy.
        Little did they know that about a half hour after their final horn sounded, Bullitt Central would be the recipient of the Bullitt Cup.
        After a thrilling 44-43 victory by Bullitt East over North Bullitt, each of the three schools finished with a single win in the Bullitt Cup series.

  • The Clash! -- East wins incredible slugfest

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – The two programs have met 36 times previously in The Clash, but none of those earlier incarnations could surpass Friday’s titanic battle that wasn’t over until two plays after the clock ticked to :00.
        In the fourth quarter alone, Bullitt East and North Bullitt combined to score 39 points. Over the final 5:44, the district rivals accounted for four touchdowns, a pair of two-point conversions and a field goal.

  • THE CLASH! - Bullitt Cup implications highlight showdown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There will be no shortage of motivational factors on Friday when North Bullitt travels across Bells Mill Road to battle Bullitt East in the 37th annual renewal of The Clash.

    Bullitt East holds a 20-16 edge in the series that dates back to 1981. However, North Bullitt won 21-15 last season at home.

  • BC faces tough test on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Cougars will close out the home portion of their regular season schedule on Friday when they play host to defending Class 5-A, District Three champion South Oldham.

    This will be a step up in anything the Cougars have seen this season as South Oldham enters the game with a 7-0 record for the first time in its history and the number two ranking in the state in Class 5-A.

  • Volleyball post-season starts Monday

     OKOLONA – After completing regular season play this week, the area volleyball programs will enter post-season play on Monday in both the 23rd and 24th Districts.

    In each of the past several seasons, all three Bullitt County teams have advanced out of district play to the Sixth Region Tournament. Both the district winner and runner-up advance to the Sixth Region Tournament the week of Oct. 24.

  • BE’s Taylor ties for 19th at state

     BOWLING GREEN – Bullitt East senior Zach Taylor fired the best score ever for a Bullitt County golfer at the KHSAA Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac Boys’ State Golf Tournament on Friday, a 73, and he went on to finish at 152 to tie for 19th overall.

    Taylor is the first Bullitt East boys’ golfer to compete in three consecutive state tournaments.

  • District soccer play this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – In an unprecedented move, the Bullitt Central girls’ soccer program opted not to compete in this week’s 23rd District Tournament at Southern High School.
        Coach Stephanie Porter’s team had completed a full slate of games during the season and had beaten Moore 2-0 and then lost to Bardstown 10-0 on Wednesday of last week.

  • Fast start is more than North needs in easy win

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Get in!
        Get the job done!
        Go home!
        It was a workmanlike night for the North Bullitt Eagles on Friday as they cruised past a struggling Nelson County team 41-20 on Senior Night for the green and gold.

  • Dragons pull away in second half to beat East

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The South Oldham Dragons came into Mike Egan Field on Friday night ranked second in the state in Class 5A.
        They left with their undefeated record intact after defeating Bullitt East 52-27.
        Even though Bullitt East gave up two touchdowns off turnovers, the Chargers were only down 28-21 at intermission.
        The home team got off to a quick start, scoring on its opening drive.