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High School Sports

  • Cougar hoops still a work in progress

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — As has been the case on several occasions this season, the Bullitt Central Cougars have hung tough against a quality opponent — only to come up a little short on the scoreboard.

    On Friday, the Western Warriors came to Shepherdsville to disrupt the homecoming festivities.

    Down by six with only two minutes to go, Western cashed in at the foul line down the stretch to take a 61-52 victory.

  • Chargers split a pair of tough weekend contests

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was supposed to be homecoming on Friday at Bullitt East, but that didn’t happen because of the girls’ team advancing in the Louisville Invitational Tournament, but it was still a happy place for the Chargers on Friday as the red and gold held Bardstown to six points in the third quarter and then coasted to a 75-64 win.

  • Eagles and Cougars both fall in early week contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While most of the area boys’ teams were off early last week as the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament took center stage, both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central got in a game early last week with mixed results.

    On Monday, North Bullitt got a rematch with South Oldham and while it ended up being the second loss for the Eagles to the Dragons, this game was much closer.

  • North’s inspired rally hits a ‘wall’ late during loss

     LOUISVILLE – Two minutes into the fourth quarter of the opening game of the 2017 Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles thought they had Christian Academy of Louisville just where they wanted them.

    The Lady Eagles were wrong.

  • Slow start and fast finish works for BE over Central 62-31

     LOUISVILLE – Not much changed in 11 days for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers and the Central Lady Jackets.

    The two rivals had met at Central on Jan. 13 with Bullitt East winning 66-31 despite the fact that they knew they would meet again in the opening round of the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament. The outcome was almost identical in the second meeting as the Lady Chargers pulled away late to win 62-31.

  • Night Two...Incredible second quarter fuels East

     LOUISVILLE – Getting 33 points from Miss Basketball candidate Lindsey Duvall and playing a nearly perfect second quarter, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers surged to a 63-54 victory on Wednesday over Manual in the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

    Manual came into the tournament as the fourth ranked team in the state and the number three seed amongst the Louisville squad, but a 23-5 scoring edge in the second quarter gave Bullitt East a 37-31 halftime edge and the red and gold never relinquished that in the second half.

  • Shooting woes stall Lady Chargers’ bid

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt East’s strong run through the Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament came to a disappointing finish on Friday when a cold-shooting second half led to a 73-59 loss to Mercer County in the event’s quarter-finals.

  • Duvall nets 30 as Lady Chargers beat Mason

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers ran their winning streak to ten games and 15 of the last 16 as they won twice more over the weekend playing in the Raatz Fence/O’Shea’s Classic at Mercy High School.

    Bullitt East has become a regular in the Mercy event which is one of the most prestigious ‘showcase’ events in the state each season. The event attracts a lot of college coaches to see the assembled talent.

  • Lady Cougars end losing streak with a win at Atherton

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- After averaging just 41 points a game through the first 18 games of the season, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars finally found some offensive firepower on Friday, traveling into Jefferson County and beating Atherton 60-44.

    The 60 points offensive production was the second most the team had scored in a game this season, surpassed only by the 71 points they scored against Jeffersontown early in the season.

    Bullitt Central (6-14)  also scored 60 points before Christmas in a win at home over Waggener.

  • UPDATE: Lady Chargers in LIT Quarters

     LOUISVILLE — The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have advanced to the quarterfinals of the Republic Bank/Coca Cola Consolidated Louisville Invitational Tournament.