High School Sports

  • Chargers battle for second; BC faces difficult road trip

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A common phrase heard in the sports world is ‘win or go home’.

    For the Bullitt East Chargers when they play host to district rival Shelby County on Friday, it will be ‘win and stay home’. The winner of the final district match of the regular season will earn the number two spot in Class 5-A, District 4 and will play a home game in the first round of the play-offs.

  • Oh What a Night!! Girls’ soccer teams all win

     LOUISVILLE – It was a historic night for Bullitt County soccer on Monday as all three local teams advanced to the semi-finals of the Girls’ Sixth Region Tournament.

    This marks the first time in any sport that all three schools will be involved in the final four of a regional event.

  • BE advance to 24th District volleyball finals

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is never a bad time to play a good volleyball match. However, the great times to play a strong match are less common.

    The Bullitt East Lady Chargers accomplished all of that on Monday, taking advantage of playing on their home court to beat Whitefield Academy in three games in the first semi-final of the 24th District Tournament. The first game went down to the wire before Bullitt East got the key points and they then rolled to a 27-25, 25-19, 25-19 win.

  • BC, NB advance to 23rd District volleyball finals

     HIGHVIEW - Two Bullitt County teams took care of business Monday evening and will now face each other for the 23rd District volleyball title.

    By virtue of their semi-final round victories, Bullitt Central and North Bullitt will both advance to the Sixth Region volleyball tournament next week - no matter the outcome on Wednesday.

  • BC goes on road, comes home with district title

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Good football teams beat quality opponents in tough games. Successful teams find ways to win when they are not at their best.

         The Bullitt Central Cougars found success on Friday despite a drop off from their strong play a week earlier in beating Bullitt East as they scored in the final minute to turn back district rival Shelby County 18-16. The win was the eighth in a row for the maroon and gray to open the season.

  • East crushes North hopes in first three minutes

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Coaches have worries.

  • NB girls win district crown; BE, BC also advance

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Despite winning the past two District 23 titles and having beaten its opponent earlier in the season, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had no trouble focusing on the task at hand.

  • No time for a let down by Central

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After three ‘big’ games in three weeks, two of them decided in overtime, the Bullitt Central Cougars will need to get up for another ‘big’ game this week when the team travels to Shelbyville for a Class 5-A, District 4 showdown with Shelby County.

    Bullitt Central and Shelby County are both undefeated in district play with the Cougars at 2-0 and the Rockets at 1-0 after beating North Bullitt 34-20 last Friday.

    For the first time since 1979, the Cougars can win a district title with a victory on Friday.

  • Volleyball post-season gets started on Monday locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There is still an intra-county match on Thursday of this week when Bullitt East heads to North Bullitt for the final match of the regular season, but all three area teams are already looking ahead to district play which begins on Monday.

    In fact, the post-season will only last two days despite both the 23rd and 24th Districts having five teams. There will be three matches in both tournaments on Monday with championship action slated for Tuesday night.

  • Still a lot on the line in county showdown

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is no Bullitt Cup on the line Friday in the annual renewal of The Clash, but Bullitt East and North Bullitt still have a lot to play for in the 35th meeting between the two programs on the gridiron.

    As has been the case for the past decade, this will be a district game for both teams in Class 5-A. North Bullitt stands at 0-2 in the district heading into the final district game for the green and gold while Bullitt East is 0-1 in the district following last week’s overtime loss to Bullitt Central.