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High School Sports

  • BE’s Troutman finds a perfect fit at Bellarmine

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - In a family where two older brothers had already played college basketball, the recruiting process for Bullitt East senior Rusty Troutman had a solid foundation.

  • East’s Wood ready to become a Hilltopper

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After having committed to play baseball at Western Kentucky University back on July 2, Bullitt East senior catcher made it official on Thursday as he signed to play for the Hilltoppers starting in the fall of 2013.

  • NB’s Kelly to play baseball for the Racers at Murray St.

     HEBRON ESTATES - Short, sweet and just what Clayton Kelly was looking for.

  • State’s top players and teams converge on BE

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Some of Kentucky’s top girls’ players and teams will converge on Bullitt East this weekend for the 11th Annual Bullitt East/High Potential Showcase.

    The event is a series of scrimmages involving 10 teams under one roof. The pairings will have teams playing a junior-varsity scrimmage for an hour before the varsity teams take the court to play for two hours.

    The highlight of the two-day series comes on Saturday morning as two of the state’s top five teams - Marion County and Owensboro Catholic - will tangle.

  • BC’s late woes can’t take away from a strong season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The final stretch of games was not what Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor and the Cougar faithful envisioned midway through the season, but the coach doesn’t want a late three-game losing streak to take away from what was a solid season for the maroon and gray.

  • Central’s Shifflett, Redding run well

     LEXINGTON - Bullitt Central senior Alyssa Shifflett and sophomore Lauren Redding both turned in strong performances Saturday in the Class AAA Kentucky State Cross-Country Champions at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Youthful Lady Chargers finish 4th

     LEXINGTON - A year ago, the Bullitt East Lady Charges did not even qualify for the Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships, sending only seventh-grader Caroline Collins to the big show at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Boys’ team gets math right

     LEXINGTON - ‘Unbelievable'. That was the only word that veteran Bullitt East cross-country head coach Lenny Raley could come up with on Saturday after being shocked to learn that his Charger boys’ team had finished second in the Class AA Kentucky State Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Bad middle stretch put the Eagles behind the eight ball

          HEBRON ESTATES - A lot of high school football seasons resemble roller-coaster rides for not only fans and players, but also the coaches.

         That is why you couldn't blame veteran North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton if he was still looking to find a little equilibrium five days after the conclusion of the 2012 season for the Eagles. There were not only the usual ups and downs this fall, the green and gold had a couple of straight vertical drops.

  • Both East squads advance to state finals

     EMINENCE - It was a banner day for Bullitt East’s cross-country program on Saturday at the Class AA, Region 3 meet as both the boys’ and the girls’ teams qualified for the Kentucky State Championships.