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High School Sports

  • Despite losing a starter, East has too much for BC

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – For the second time in three weeks, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers swept through their rivals from Bullitt Central in straight games, winning 25-9, 25-12, 25-15 on Monday night.

    It was a powerful performance for the Lady Chargers as they played their power game well, getting the ball down behind the hitting of senior Shelby Graham and junior Jennifer Cischke.

  • NB scores late to beat BC 5-4, grabs top seed

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Scoring three unanswered goals in the second half, the last coming with less than two minutes to play, the North Bullitt Eagles slipped past Bullitt Central on Wednesday by a 5-4 score.

    This contest highlighted two of the great turnaround seasons in local history. A year ago, the two teams did not beat anyone other than North Bullitt beating Bullitt Central twice. The second coming in the feed-in game of the 23rd District Tournament, a contest the green and gold won 2-0 before falling to Southern a day later.

  • BE CC squads in major meets

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When the Bullitt East Lady Charger cross-country team competes in small ‘neighborhood’ races during the week, the results have been dominating.

    Already the season, the team has run in a meet where they posted a ‘perfect’ score of 15. Even in the medium sized Bernie Keene Invitational at Nelson County, the red and gold had five of the top six finishers.

    So, head coach Lenny Raley has loaded up on the big, Saturday meets with top-flight competition.

  • East's Pruitt hits the mark, now heads to state tourney

    FAIRDALE – Firing the best 18-hole score of her career, Bullitt East senior Olivia Pruitt qualified for this week’s Girls’ Kentucky State Golf Tournament at the Bowling Green Country Club.

    Playing in the Third Region Tournament at the South Park Country Club, on Tuesday, Pruitt finished with an 88, good enough for seventh in the field of over 60 players.

    “I was looking for an 88,” Pruitt said after getting her medal for a top-eight finish. “At the beginning, I was thinking about getting to state.”

  • Carnell's kick return changes The Game to BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Almost ten minutes into the 38th renewal of The Game, the Bullitt Central Cougars were down 14-0 and didn’t appear to be going anywhere fast.

    That all changed in about ten seconds.

    That is about as long as it took for Bullitt Central junior sensation Trevor Carnell to return a kick-off 85 yards for a touchdown.

  • Offense to defense; What a difference a year makes in game

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – I could have predicted a lot of stuff about Friday’s renewal of The Game.

    One thing I wouldn’t have predicted was 81 points being scored. Not after last season when the two teams pretty much stood in the middle of the field and slugged it out before Bullitt Central won 7-6 at North Bullitt.

  • THE GAME: County’s oldest schools to battle for 38th time

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – What a difference two weeks can make.

    At that point in the 2013 football season, Bullitt Central appeared to be a few steps ahead of arch-rival North Bullitt. On a Friday night, North Bullitt was struggling through a 33-0 loss to Oldham County that dropped them to 1-3 while Bullitt Central was sitting at 3-0 waiting for a trip to Paducah the next day.

  • North holds off furious BC rally in volleyball

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Playing for the second time in 10 days, the outcome was much the same on Monday as North Bullitt pinned a second defeat on arch-rival Bullitt Central in five games.

    North Bullitt, after winning the first two games in convincing fashion, had to pull it back together in the final game to win 15-6. The final score was 25-13, 25-16, 17-25, 17-25, 15-6.

  • A single stroke keeps Chargers from state golf

     FAIRDALE – Before Monday’s Region 5 Boys’ Golf Tournament, Bullitt East senior Michael Murphy told head coach Kyle Downs that he wanted to know if the team needed a certain score down the stretch.

    Murphy knew that playing in the final group of the day that the team chase might come down to one shot.

    Knowing that information is not something that every golfer wants to be told about when they are playing in a major event. The pressure is already high and that can make it suffocating.

  • Homecoming at East; North and BC on the road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After the first weekend shut-out for the three Bullitt County football programs, they will all be back in action this Friday as they try to get back to winning ways.

    This is an important week for all three teams in that it will be the last tune-up for all three before they enter the three week district slate of games that will determine the success of their season – as well as the Bullitt Cup winner.