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High School Sports

  • Central goes 2-3 in a long week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was an uneven week of baseball for the Bullitt Central Cougars as coach G.J. Moore’s team won the first two and then dropped the final three including two games in a ‘triangle’ event at Corbin High School on Saturday.

    That action left Bullitt Central with a 3-4 record after the first two weeks of the regular season. On Monday, the Cougars were rained out of game against a visiting team from Chicago, Lake Zurich, that is spending their spring break in the Louisville area playing different teams.

  • North Bullitt girls slip past BC 3-2 in tennis

     LOUISVILLE — Getting some cooperative weather is also a key to the early weeks of the spring tennis season.

    Week two was certainly more agreeable with local players.

    In the first intercounty girls match, North Bullitt got past Bullitt Central as the final court came down to a tiebreaker.

    In singles, Shanna Blocker defeated Rebecca Price in a three-set battle. The North Bullitt junior scored a 6-4, 6-7, 1-0 win over Price, who advanced to the state tournament last season.

  • BE’s Kessler signs with Campbellsville football

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Winning an open ‘casting call’ for a quarterback two years ended up paying big dividends for Bullitt East senior Zak Kessler recently when he signed to play football at Campbellsville University.

  • Eagles win another state Push/Pull championship

     HEBRON ESTATES -- For the third time over the past five years, North Bullitt won the Kentucky State Push/Pull Weightlifting championships recently, an event that the Eagles hosted.

    North Bullitt won both the varsity competition as well as being the best finishing team among the Class 5-A (football classification) schools taking part.

    Bullitt Central also competed in the meet and the Cougars had the top girls’ squad as well as winning the combined title with the most points amongst those schools having both boys and girls.

  • Believe It!! Bullitt Co. to host a track meet

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Yes Virginia, Bullitt County can host a high school track meet.

    After four seasons in track purgatory, all three local track programs will get to run on home soil on Tuesday when Bullitt East hosts an All-Comers Meet that will include Bullitt Central and North Bullitt along with Moore High School.

    Last year’s senior class of track athletes never got to run a meet within Bullitt County as the overall condition of the old asphalt tracks at all three schools was considered unsafe the past four years.

  • Track season is off and running locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Spring Break is still on the horizon and from day-to-day you never know what the weather will be like, but despite all of that, the high school track season is now underway.

  • BE’s Bowles, Sharpe join Hall of Fame

     LOUISVILLE – On Jan. 14, Bullitt East baseball head coach Jeff Bowles and associate head coach Craig Sharpe were both inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame.

    The two have worked together for 14 seasons with the Charger program and have accounted for 341 wins against 163 losses.

    At one point, the Charger program under Bowles and Sharpe won 11 consecutive district titles. The program has also won three regional titles and twice reached the semi-finals of the Kentucky State Baseball Tournament.

  • BC will need patience during learning season

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Patience!

    Veteran Bullitt Central softball coach Mike Phillips might as well paint that in block letters on the outfield fence at the school for him, his fellow coaches, the players and the parents for this year’s team.

    While Phillips was well aware that this spring would be a rebuilding one and that the team was going to struggle some, it has just gone from bad to worse since the calendar turned to 2017.

  • BC splits pair of early baseball contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The calendar hasn’t flipped to April yet, the weather is still ‘iffy’ and spring break is still a wonderful dream, but after the first week of the high school baseball season, veteran Bullitt Central head coach G.J. Moore is optimistic about the up side for his Cougars this season.

    Battling cold and windy conditions – yes, normal for Kentucky in March – the Cougars split the first two games of the regular season last week.

  • East pitching allows one run

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Allowing just one run in three games, the Bullitt East Chargers exploded out of the gate to open the 2017 high school baseball season.

    Yes, it is still very early in the season, and yes the Chargers will face more formidable foes as the season progresses, but it was a strong start for the defending Sixth Region champions as the team works to replace its top two pitchers and half the starters in the field this spring.