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High School Sports

  • Late surge lifts Chargers past Fern Creek

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the first of what could be four meetings over the next two months, the Bullitt East Chargers drew first blood against Fern Creek, rallying on Thursday with a 13-2 run to end the game and secure a 72-66 victory.

    The importance of this meeting was more symbolic as Bullitt East (11-2) wrapped up the number one seed for the post-season 24th District Tournament. Fern Creek (9-5) will be the number two seed with the two rivals almost assured of meeting for a fourth straight season in the championship game.

  • Big contests highlight week before boys’ LIT

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament will dominate the landscape next week, but there are a number of big games at the end of this week to keep your eye on including important district games.

    The biggest of the important games to end the week will be the first one when Bullitt East plays host to Fern Creek in a showdown between the two top-ranked teams in the Sixth Region.

  • Mat Time!

     The three Bullitt County wrestling teams have been busy over the first half of the season.

    The season opened with Bullitt East hosting an invitational meet and North Bullitt hosted a meet just before Christmas.

    Bullitt Central will host an invitational on Jan. 23 and the three teams will meet together on Jan. 27.

  • A big second half lifts Lady Cougars to impressive win

      FRANKFORT – It has been a real roller-coaster season to this point for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars, but they ended a flurry of holiday games on Saturday with a 52-38 victory over Belfry in the Centria Metals/Penn Station Shootout at Franklin County High School.

    This game pretty much encompassed the first month of the season for the Lady Cougars. They were down in the first quarter, scoring just six points, but then outscored Belfry over each of the last three quarters to secure the win.

  • Lady Eagles end active holidays with injuries, loss

     FRANKFORT – With a patched together line-up that didn’t include the team’s two leading scorers, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles had a big job ahead of them on Saturday as they faced Lexington Lafayette in the second game of the Centria Metals/Penn Station Shootout at Franklin County High School.

    North Bullitt played hard with the short bench, but in the end it was more poor free throw shooting that cost the Lady Eagles as they dropped a 56-55 decision in overtime.

    Still, it would have been nice to have a full roster of players.

  • Holiday trips work out for both BE hoops teams

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After playing major tournaments within Kentucky before Christmas, the two Bullitt East basketball teams went to warmer climates between the two holidays for eight-team tournaments.

    In Florida, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers continued their rapidly improving play with three more wins in a tournament in Fort Myers. The tourney title in the Queen of the Palms event gave the Lady Chargers wins in seven of the past eight games and the team now stands at 8-3 overall.

  • Lady Cougars win tourney title at Taylor Co. event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After losing three of the previous four games the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars were looking for a momentum swing during the holidays.

    Coach Kyle Roach’s team got just that as three games in two days in the Taylor County Christmas Tournament produced three victories and a large trophy before Santa’s visit a few days later.

  • Free throw woes keep Lady Eagles from Florida title

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles picked up wins in the first two games of the Destin Holiday Classic Tournament last week, but an injury to senior Katie Downey kept her out of the championship game and the Lady Eagles dropped a 45-42 decision to a team from Mississippi, New Site.

    Well the injury to Downey was certainly important, but to head coach David Marion, the Lady Eagles lost for a complete different reason in that final game.

  • Possible BE/NB clash in LIT

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A possible meeting between Bullitt East and North Bullitt in the quarter-finals could happen next week after the pairings for the 69th annual Republic Bank Louisville Invitational Tournament were announced on Friday.

    Bullitt East, expected to be one of the top teams in the area this season, has the number three seed in the 20-team event that will be played at Valley High School starting on Monday. However, North Bullitt, undefeated against Kentucky foes this season, has been a pleasant surprise and the 13-1 Eagles have the number six seed.

  • Bombs Away! Eagles win LaRue tourney

     HODGENVILLE – Two tournaments, two titles.

    The North Bullitt Eagles completed a very productive holiday tournament season on Wednesday, picking up their second big trophy in a week, when the green and gold defeated LaRue County 65-56 in the championship game of the Hawks’ Holiday Classic.

    North Bullitt has played in the event, long called the LaRue County National Guard Invitational, a number of times in the past but this was the Eagles’ first tournament title.