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High School Sports

  • Mercy gets past East...again

     HIGHVIEW - Mercy Academy is where Bullitt East soccer coach Steve Gentry wants to program to be.

    However, that doesn’t come without a lot of work.

    For yet another season, the Mercy Jaguars ended the post-season for the Lady Chargers with a 3-0 victory in the Sixth Region title game on Saturday evening.

    “I thought we came out a little flat tonight,” said Gentry. “I find that hard to believe you come out flat in a regional final but I think you have to give Mercy a lot of credit for that.”

  • Mercy does what Mercy does in final

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There are dreams and then there is reality.

         The Bullitt East Lady Chargers may have dreamed of knocking off state volleyball power Mercy in the 24th District final on their home court, but then reality set in. Facing the top-ranked team in the country for much of this season, the Lady Chargers had little chance of winning, falling 25-8, 25-8, 25-10.

  • Lady Eagles get the best of Central

    HIGHVIEW -- Winning their fourth straight District 23 volleyball crown was not a lofty goal for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

  • NB goes on the road and the road hits back

    MURRAY -- It's been a long season for Brett Newton and the North Bullitt Eagles.

  • Lowe's punt, safety helps keep BE at home

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- How many times in a high school football game does the key play come down to a punter?

  • Chargers battle for second; BC faces difficult road trip

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A common phrase heard in the sports world is ‘win or go home’.

    For the Bullitt East Chargers when they play host to district rival Shelby County on Friday, it will be ‘win and stay home’. The winner of the final district match of the regular season will earn the number two spot in Class 5-A, District 4 and will play a home game in the first round of the play-offs.

  • Oh What a Night!! Girls’ soccer teams all win

     LOUISVILLE – It was a historic night for Bullitt County soccer on Monday as all three local teams advanced to the semi-finals of the Girls’ Sixth Region Tournament.

    This marks the first time in any sport that all three schools will be involved in the final four of a regional event.

  • BE advance to 24th District volleyball finals

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is never a bad time to play a good volleyball match. However, the great times to play a strong match are less common.

    The Bullitt East Lady Chargers accomplished all of that on Monday, taking advantage of playing on their home court to beat Whitefield Academy in three games in the first semi-final of the 24th District Tournament. The first game went down to the wire before Bullitt East got the key points and they then rolled to a 27-25, 25-19, 25-19 win.

  • BC, NB advance to 23rd District volleyball finals

     HIGHVIEW - Two Bullitt County teams took care of business Monday evening and will now face each other for the 23rd District volleyball title.

    By virtue of their semi-final round victories, Bullitt Central and North Bullitt will both advance to the Sixth Region volleyball tournament next week - no matter the outcome on Wednesday.

  • BC goes on road, comes home with district title

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Good football teams beat quality opponents in tough games. Successful teams find ways to win when they are not at their best.

         The Bullitt Central Cougars found success on Friday despite a drop off from their strong play a week earlier in beating Bullitt East as they scored in the final minute to turn back district rival Shelby County 18-16. The win was the eighth in a row for the maroon and gray to open the season.