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High School Sports

  • Both East teams finalize top spots for district play

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was pretty much the basketball equivalent of dotting the ‘I’s and crossing the ‘T’s on Tuesday for the Bullitt East basketball teams as they took on Jeffersontown in the final 24th District games of the regular season.

    With two relatively easy wins, the Charger teams both wrapped up the number one seeds for the upcoming district tournament that will start on Feb. 22 at Christian Academy (hosted by Whitefield Academy) in Louisville. The two Bullitt East teams will not take the court until Feb. 23.

     

  • BE girls’ team, BC’s Taylor advance to state bowling

      LOUISVILLE – For the second year on a row, the Bullitt East Lady Charger bowling team qualified for the Kentucky State Tournament that will be held this week at Collins Eastland Lanes in Lexington.

     In each of the last two seasons, Bullitt East has reached the final of the Region Three Tournament at Ken Bowl Lanes, but finished second.

     At last year’s state tournament, the Lady Chargers fell in the quarter-finals to Simon Kenton.

  • North sweeps pair from Central again

     HEBRON ESTATES – It wasn’t exactly ‘by the book’, but North Bullitt basketball coach Korey Craddock will be the first to tell you that he has never seen ‘the book’.

    In a tight battle with arch-rival Bullitt Central on Tuesday, the Eagles were on their heels a little bit after the Cougars went on an 8-2 surge fueled by a pair of three-pointers from freshman Mason Shifflett. The second bomb pulled the maroon and gray within 51-43 with three minute to play.

  • Bullitt East archery off to quick start to 2016 season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East archery team is off and winning to start the 2016 season.

    This past weekend, the team hosted its only tournament and had over 1,000 shooters present on Saturday, the largest event the program has hosted.

    The Chargers finished first as a team with a score of 3,393. Bullitt East’s Sydney Marcum was the top female shooter with a score of 295. On the boy’s side, teammates Sam Wilson and Aldon Stidom tied for third overall with a score of 294. Morgan Vaughn also had a high score of 289.

  • Sander named to head Bullitt East football

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After meeting some members and parents on Saturday night, new Bullitt East football coach Mark Sander admitted to being nervous.

    That might seem a little odd of a man who has coached for 12 previous seasons, as well as playing in major college bowl games and as well as on Sunday afternoons for three seasons in the National Football League with the Miami Dolphins.

    As Sander noted, getting back into coaching after two years on the sidelines has changed the concept a little.

  • Duvall returns to action

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Christmas came a little late for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and standout guard Lindsey Duvall on Thursday when the junior was cleared to return to practice and games after being out since mid-November following knee surgery for a cancerous growth.

  • BC turns around sour season with three wins

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just when it looked like the Bullitt Central Cougars were toast, the maroon and gray turned the season around over a seven-day span, winning three of four games and gaining momentum and excitement for a late run into the post-season.

    Even the one loss, a 76-75 overtime setback to DeSales in the King of the Bluegrass Showcase on Saturday, had a number of positive points. The Cougars played without senior Chase Craddock, who was off on a football recruiting trip.

  • Eagles win three, drop one during busy hoops week

     HEBRON ESTATES – While the girls in the area were taking up most of the attention last week with the Louisville Invitational Tournament, the North Bullitt boys stepped outside of Jefferson County for four games in an eight-day span.

    First, it was back-to-back games against a pair of Oldham County teams. The Eagles actually beat the better of the two teams on the road as they rallied late to beat South Oldham 59-54 last Monday. A night later, at home, the Eagles came out on the short end of a 70-61 decision to North Oldham.

  • Region 3 Bowling Tournament

     LOUISVILLE -- There was no shortage of action last week at the Region 3 Bowling Tournament at Ken Bowl Lanes.

    On Thursday, the boys’ team competition was held, but it was a tough day for the three Bullitt County teams as none moved past the quarter-finals.

    It was a bigger day on Tuesday as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers upset defending champion Pleasure Ridge Park in the semi-finals before falling to Mercy in the final. That earned the team a spot in next week’s Kentucky State Tournament in Lexington.

  • Hot outside shooting lifts BE to easy win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Some times things just fall perfectly into place.

    That was the situation for Bullitt East and Meade County last week as they got to play on Tuesday, albeit, four days later than previously planned.

    Even before the big winter storm hit, the two schools had been in contact and discovered that if they couldn’t play on Friday, which they couldn’t with almost a foot of snow, that both teams had the following Tuesday open. Even before the snow started piling up, the decision was made to move the game back four days.