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High School Sports

  • North has uneven week against top-flight foes

     HEBRON ESTATES – With a week of “scrimmages” left to play, North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise is feeling pretty good about his team.

    The Eagles needed a “better” week coming off a “bad” week to get ready for the May 22 District 23 opener against Southern.

    Wise got what he wanted. The Eagles finished the week 2-2; but, more importantly, he liked what he saw on the field.

    On Monday, the Eagles traveled to Oldham County and lost 13-7.

  • Confidence continues to multiply for BE softball

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Since losing to defending state champion Scott County 2-1 on April 14 and falling to just 7-7 overall, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers have been on fire.

    Adding three more victories to the tally last week, coach Ricky Hoffman’s team has won ten of its last 11 games heading into the final week of the regular season. The team is now 17-8 overall with four games on the slate this week.

  • East girls finish fourth in talented field

      LOUISVILLE – One thing that the local track teams figured out quite quickly as part of Class 3-A, Region 3, is the simple fact that they are competing against some of the top track and field athletes in the state.

    After Male, St. Xavier, Manual and Central carve up a lot of the points, there is not always a lot left for the other teams. That also includes earning the automatic qualifying spots by finishing first or second.

  • East finishes 10th in state fishing event

     GILBERTSVILLE, KY. -- The Bullitt East boat of Dalton Smith and Will Rigdon finished tenth overall on Friday and Saturday at the 2017 KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake.

    Smith and Rigdon, who recently won the Region 2 title, are the first Bullitt County team to advance to the state tourney. This is the fourth year that the KHSAA has sponsored the sport at the state level.

  • No local tennis players advance past quarters

     LOUISVILLE – It wasn’t the best of times for local tennis early last week as for the first time since becoming part of the Sixth Region, no Bullitt County player advanced out of local play to compete in the upcoming state tournament.

    All four semi-finalists in singles and doubles in both the boys’ and girls’ tournaments qualified for the state tourney. While several local entries reached the quarter-final round, no entry could win the big match necessary to reach the semi-finals.

  • North boys and East girls win team titles

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For the first time in four years, the All-Bulitt County Track and Field Championships were conducted on home soil last Monday when Bullitt East hosted their two county rivals.

    This was the third time this season Bullitt East has hosted a meet on their new rubberized track facility and Bullitt Central and North Bullitt competed in those meets also.

    All three local high schools have new, six-lane tracks and related facilities this season.

  • Region Three Track and Field set for Saturday

     SHEPHDERSVILLE -- Track and Field athletes from all three area high schools will be competing on Saturday at the Class 3-A, Region 3 Championships at Male High School.

    The events on Saturday will start at 10 a.m. and will be contested rain or shine (only lightning and severe weather warnings stop a regional track meet).

  • Pair of local boaters head to state fishing

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Coming off the programs’ first regional championship, the Bullitt East pair of Dalton Smith and Wil Rigdon will compete this week in the KHSAA Kentucky State Fishing Championships at Kentucky Dam Marina on Kentucky Lake on Friday and Saturday.

  • Lady Eagles maul Central 16-0

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Without a doubt, it has been a challenging spring for the softball teams from North Bullitt and Bullitt Central.

    With less than two weeks remaining in the regular season, the two teams have fewer combined wins than either team has losses. At times this spring, the losses have been less than competitive.

  • North at East baseball Friday at 8:30 p.m.

      While the Mount Washington Spring Festival will be taking place downtown, baseball will be the focus on the east side of town as the Valu-Market Charger Challenge will be contested at Bullitt East on Friday and Saturday.

    This year’s event is loaded with top talent as the last three Sixth Region champions, North Bullitt (in 2014 and 2015) and Bullitt East (2016) will take part along with Louisville Trinity, the top-ranked team in Kentucky this season. The fourth squad is Martha Layne Collins.