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High School Sports

  • Lady Eagles get to unwind in Florida

     HEBRON ESTATES – Area high school basketball teams seldom know what they are going to get on holiday trips out-of-state other than some better weather, a chance to ‘bond’ for the second half of the season and to get a chance to unwind.

    That was certainly the case for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles last week as they traveled to Pensacola for three games in the Innisfree Hotels Pensacola Beach Tournament. The host high school was hosting concurrent boys’ and girls’ tournaments and had teams from just about every southern state.

  • 2017 -- A Sports Year to Remember

     From Bullitt East’s Lindsey Duvall being named Miss Basketball to a pair of state cheerleading championships, 2017 was certainly a year to remember on the local high school sports scene.

  • Bullitt East reaches final of Owensboro tourney

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Playing an extra game and not getting home until early on Christmas Eve was just fine with the Bullitt East Chargers as they competed in the Owensboro Invitational Tournament just before the holidays.

  • Central wins two of three at Butler County event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Playing three games in two days, the Bullitt Central Cougars picked up a pair of wins just before Christmas playing in the BTN/WLBQ Christmas Classic at Butler County High School.

  • 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year

     Bullitt Central junior Daylin Huff was recently named the Bullitt County Player of the Year.

    Huff, an All-District quarterback and defensive back, rushed for 1,507 yards while scoring 15 touchdowns.

    He also completed 60 percent of his passes for 284 yards.

    Huff also had four interceptions on defense.

    The annual award is presented by Schmid Funeral Home and is also co-sponsored by The Awards Center, WFBR 95.3 radio and The Pioneer News.

    Presenting the award were Mark Schmid (right) and Tim Gonterman of Schmid Funeral Home.

  • Press pressure lifts Lady Eagles to tourney title

     CAMPBELLSVILLE  -- North Bullitt head coach David Marion is not a jockey.

    However, it appeared that as his Lady Eagles were down by 10 strides…points … with four minutes to go, Marion told his players to “go.”

    Down the back stretch, North Bullitt outscored previously undefeated Casey County 18-5 to win the Food Pantry Holiday Classic at Campbellsville High School.

    Marion was proud of his team’s 60-57 win against a very solid Casey County squad.

  • Cougars to play at Henry Co. this week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After seemingly Bullitt County teams traveled to the four corners of Kentucky for basketball before Christmas, the week after Christmas will have four of the five teams in action this week competing in Florida.

    The only team staying relatively close to home is Bullitt Central. The Cougars will return to one of the oldest in-season holiday tournaments in Kentucky this week, and one the program played in at times back in the 70s, when they play in the Henry County Invitational.

  • North pulls away late to beat Grant Co. in Oldham tourney

     BUCKNER – A 13 to five run to end the game lifted the North Bullitt Eagles to a 59-54 victory over Grant County on Saturday in the seventh-place game of the Pegasus Sports Network Best in Hoops Tournament at Oldham County High School.

    The victory salvaged the week for the Eagles after they had lost the first two games of the eight-team event. On Thursday there was a 79-44 setback to the host team before a 58-52 loss to Sixth Region rival Jeffersontown on Friday in the consolation bracket.

  • Early Wrestling Action

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The high school wrestling season is up and running in Bullitt County.

    Bullitt Central recently hosted a tri-meet with Anderson County and South Oldham.

    The Cougars finished in a 36-36 tie with Anderson County and fell to South Oldham 39-30 in front of an excited crowd of all ages.

    All three schools have programs this season with both Bullitt East and North Bullitt having new coaches.

    Bullitt Central returns Nick Ackley for his second year as the head coach.

  • Lady Cougars set for a break

       SHEPHERDSVILLE – The offense woes for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars were back in full force last week after the team had its two most productive offensive games in the previous ten days.

    Scoring just 38 points in two games, the Lady Cougars lost a 61-23 decision to Lexington Bryan Station on Tuesday of last week and after spending the night in Lexington, the team fell to Paris 56-15.