High School Sports

  • BC baseball faces more bad luck with injuries

     If it wasn’t for bad luck, Bullitt Central baseball would have no luck at all.

    With starting pitcher Kevin McKnight already out for the season with a serious concussion when he slid into an outfield fence post, the Cougars lost another starter last week when senior Nic Caswell suffered a broken wrist on Saturday in a game against Valley.

    Caswell was the starting pitcher in the game and in the fifth inning he was covering the plate on a wild pitch and he suffered the injury during the play at the plate.

  • Bullitt has a strong day at regional track

     LOUISVILLE – Competing in one of the state’s toughest regions, Class AAA, Region 3, Bullitt County track and field athletes had a strong showing on Saturday at St. Xavier High School.

    Bullitt East came way with four wins, three on the girls’ side, to finish fifth overall with 51 points. North Bullitt was just behind with 47 points while Bullitt Central collected 13 points to finish ninth.

  • North scores early to win first meeting with BC 9-4

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Scoring three times in the top of the first inning, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles never looked back as they hung a 9-4 decision on 23rd District rival Bullitt Central in softball action on Tuesday.

    The game was played on the very last day for district contests to be played this spring. It had been moved back two weeks after bad weather forced a postponement.

  • Softball to end season with a bang

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The area high school softball teams are prepared to end the regular season with a bang as there are three intra-county games scheduled over the last two weeks.

    Bullitt Central and North Bullitt played on Tuesday of this week in Shepherdsville in the first of two meetings in the month of May. No mater the outcome from yesterday, the two rivals will be playing in the semi-finals of the 23rd District Tournament at North Bullitt the week of May 18.

  • North comes up just short in St. X rematch

     LOUISVILLE -- Leading the state in scoring and having crossed the plate at least 20 times against four different opponents, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise was looking for something different.

    On Thursday night, the veteran skipper got exactly what he wanted -- a game against one of the top programs in the state played in a regional tournament atmosphere.

    While his Eagles fell 2-1 to St. Xavier, it was a perfect game for Wise.

  • BE beats Butler 2-1 in ten innings

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The start and end of the week worked out just fine for Bullitt East, but it was the game in the middle that left head coach Jeff Bowles scratching his head.

    The Chargers opened last week with a 5-0 victory over Fern Creek. It was an important win as the red and gold will be playing Fern Creek in the first game of the 24th District Tournament which will start the week of May 18 at Jeffersontown High School.

  • Central steals a win from Tigers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The most exciting play in baseball gave Bullitt Central a win on Wednesday when Cougar junior Cameron Dukes stole home for the winning run in a 7-6 victory over Bardstown.

    Bullitt Central scored three times in the first inning with the help of a double from Dukes and the maroon and gray pushed that to 4-1 with another run in the second on a single by Ethan Moore.

  • BC's Stills uses her head to continue basketball career

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- A free basketball player?
        That is exactly what Bellarmine University got recently when Bullitt Central senior Stephanie Still cast her lot to play with the Lady Knights starting in the fall.
        Often times it is the player who gets the free ride based on her ability. In this instance, Bellarmine gets a free player based on her academic accomplishments.

  • Work is done as tennis' regular season ends

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The final matches were contested as tennis players get ready for the Sixth Region tournament, starting in various locations on Monday afternoon.

        On senior day, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles fell 3-2 to Spencer County.
        In singles, Myrissa Druien defeated Madison Hedrick 6-0, 6-2. On court two, Hallie Schmidt continued her winning ways with a 6-0, 6-1 victory over Caitlyn Stevens.

  • Post-season starts today for net teams

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- We get three consecutive days of good weather and suddenly it is time for the post-season in high school spring sports.
        Oh well. It has just been that type of spring.