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High School Sports

  • Bullitt East wins third straight state cheer title

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  -- For the third year in a row,  the Bullitt East cheerleaders have traveled to the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena and each of those trips have resulted in a state championship.

    By the narrowest of margins, the Bullitt East cheerleaders won the All-Girls Super team division.

    “It speaks volumes about our program, as we work extremely hard and put in many hours of practice on top of cheering games, while maintaining grades to remain eligible,” head coach Jeff Schaber said of winning the third straight state title.

  • Lady Chargers split pair; East boys stumble at home

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers’ Tour of the Bluegrass 2016-2017 was in western Kentucky over the weekend and the red and gold came away with a split of games against two of the top teams in the state.

    On Friday night, the Lady Chargers were in Henderson County and despite 30 points from senior Lindsey Duvall, the team dropped a 71-64 decision to the Lady Colonels in a game that was part of the Methodist Hospital Classic.

  • Eagle Hoops Homecoming

     Despite it just being December, North Bullitt celebrated its Hoops Homecoming on Friday against Bullitt Central.

    The students selected seniors Alice White and Cody Okes as the Homecoming Queen and King.

    White is the daughter of Missy and Ricky White while Okes is the son of Bill and Debbie Okes.

  • Luttrell’s 27 holds off BC rally

     HEBRON ESTATES – Both North Bullitt head coach Korey Craddock and Bullitt Central mentor Jessie Curry will be the first to admit that at this point in the season each of their teams are a little offensively challenged.

    Still, the two arch-rivals put on an entertaining show on Friday before a large and loud homecoming crowd at North Bullitt. The Eagles held off a spirited second half Bullitt Central rally to win 59-41.

  • Lady Eagles take no prisoners in showdown

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles came out on Friday and took care of business, showing why they are the favorites to win a sixth straight 23rd District title as they rolled past visiting Bullitt Central 75-29.

    Bullitt Central started the season 3-1 heading into this game, but first- year head coach Josh Cravens knows that he has a very inexperienced team and while they will get better and have better nights, the Lady Cougars were no match for their arch-rivals on this night.

  • Osborne, Green lead BE past visiting Bears

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Seniors Rule!

    At least they did on Thursday for the Bullitt East Chargers as seniors Jared Osborne and Conner Green combined to score 50 points as the Chargers snapped back from a loss two nights earlier to defeat visiting Spencer County 86-68.

    Bullitt East shot 59.7 percent from the field in the game. Osborne had a strong night, making 11 of 14 of his shots for 77 percent accuracy while Green connected on six three-pointers while making nine of his 13 shots.

  • Lady Eagles bounce the Lady Bulldogs

      HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles may not be playing a lot of games here early in the season, but the green and gold are making the most of the opportunities they do have when they get on the court.

    On Tuesday, head coach Dave Marion’s team played just its second game of the season, but they showed no ill effects from the light schedule in rolling past visiting Fairdale 74-46.

  • Bullitt Central falls 55-50 at Collegiate

     LOUISVILLE – Life on the road is getting old in a hurry for the Bullitt Central Cougars.

    To open the season, the Cougars will play five straight games on the road. Game four in that series came on Tuesday as the maroon and gray dropped a 55-50 decision to Collegiate.

    The setback dropped the Cougars to 1-3 overall with three straight losses.

  • Late BE rally comes up short

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A spirited Bullitt East rally came up a point short on Tuesday as the Chargers dropped a 71-70 decision to visiting Butler in a showdown between two of the top teams in the Sixth Region.

    Butler had a 53-42 lead heading into the fourth quarter, but when seniors Grant Skaggs and Jared Osborne nailed back-to-back three-pointers to open the final frame, the home fans got excited. At the 3:22 mark, the Chargers were within 58-56, but they really could not get any closer.

  • Bearettes pull away late for win

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was a Clash of the Titans between two of the top girls’ basketball teams in Kentucky this season on Tuesday in Mount Washington.

    Defending state champion Butler made the trip to battle Bullitt East in what has become a traditional showdown played on the second Tuesday of the regular season.

    In the end, Butler, with an advantage in experience, pulled away from a 51-50 score at the start of the fourth quarter to win 84-72.