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High School Sports

  • All-Star games in many sports this weekend

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There will be All-Star games of just about every spectrum you can think of this weekend.

    On Saturday, the annual Kentucky High School Coaches’ Association Junior All-Star game will be played at Bellarmine University’s Knights’ Hall. There will be a pair of Bullitt County players taking part in the two games.

  • Central’s Metcalf headed to Brescia for track

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Having friends in the right places can pay off in a lot of ways.

    That was certainly the situation for Bullitt Central track athlete Colton Metcalf this spring as a well-placed suggestion to Bresica University track coach Luke Stoffel got the ball rolling for Metcalf to join the Bearcats. The push came from former Lady Cougar track athlete Kassi Gilbert who was a freshman with the Brescia track team this past spring.

  • Despite not playing, it was a great week for Duvall

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It wasn’t the start to the summer that Lindsey Duvall had dreamed about, but the ultimate week of being Kentucky’s 2017 Miss Basketball turned as well as could be expected under the circumstances.

    Duvall had become resigned to the fact several weeks ago that she would not be cleared to play for the Kentucky All-Stars following surgery on April 30 because of infection in a knee that she had twice in the past 18 months had surgery on because of a non-cancerous growth that was removed back in November of 2015.

  • BE’s Osborne signs for hoops with IUS squad

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East standout Jared Osborne, the 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year, wants basketball to be a part of his life – forever.

    The next step in that long journey will have Osborne playing his collect basketball at Indiana University Southeast. The Charger senior made that decision in mid-April and then signed last month during a ceremony in the Bullitt East Media Center in front of friends, family and coaches.

  • BE grad Gravens earns NAIA All-America honors

     Story courtesy of Midway College Sports Information Department.

    MIDWAY, KY. – In just one season in a Midway University softball uniform Kelsey Gravens has accomplished a lot, but her latest accomplishment might just be the cherry on top as she has earned All-American honors from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

  • 2017 Coaches’ Sixth Region Baseball Honor Teams

     All-6th REGION BASEBALL TEAM:

    1B - Matt Cavanaugh, JR., Pleasure Ridge Park

    2B - Matthew Bryant, SR., Bullitt East

    3B - Nick Rucker, SR., Pleasure Ridge Park

    SS - Jacob Morley, JR., Jeffersontown

    OF - Alec Lush, JR., North Bullitt

    OF - Gilly Simpson, SR., DeSales

    OF - Hunter Adams, SR., Holy Cross

    C - Ethan Johnson, JR., Fern Creek

    P - Brayden Recktenwald, SR., DeSales

    P - Ray Steilberg, SR., Holy Cross

  • Holt joins contingent of NB players at Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Once an Eagle, now a Golden Eagle.

    North Bullitt senior Brendan Holt recently decided to join a growing contingent of former basketball players at Spalding University when he signed to play with the Golden Eagles starting in the fall.

    During this coming season, Spalding’s men’s basketball team will include former North Bullitt players Domique Ellis along with recent signee Travis Dunnavan as well as Holt.

  • BE’s Duvall to be with All-Stars, but will not play

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Lindsey Duvall’s continued issues with her knee this spring will keep the 2017 Kentucky Miss Basketball out of action this weekend as the Kentucky All-Stars take on their counterparts from Indiana.

    Still, on Monday, Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings said that Duvall would be a part of the team this week in practice and will travel with the team on Saturday to Indianapolis for the first of the two game series. Then on Sunday she will take part in the festivities including getting her recognition for being Miss Basketball.

  • Summer gets a little bit of an early start in 2017

     SHEPHEDSVILLE – Some people consider summer to be the time between the last day of school and the first day of the following school year.

    Others think of summer as the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

    There are even those that think of summer as the official calendar time between June 21 and September 21. I think only weather forecasters fall into that category.

  • North’s Zachery signs for baseball at Berea

     HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior Bryce Zachery isn’t the biggest or the fastest guy on the diamond and he doesn’t have an overpowering arm, but he does love to play baseball.

    Because Zachery is also a good student, he will get the opportunity to continue to play the game that he loves at the next level as he recently signed to play for Berea College starting in the fall.