High School Sports

  • Big sports week ahead

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Following two weeks to get their feet under them, the high school fall sports campaign shifts into high gear this week with the first of the intra-county contests of the season.
        Perhaps the biggest of the fall will be on Monday of this week in girls’ soccer when North Bullitt travels to Mount Washington for a showdown with Bullitt East.

  • Touchdown at :19 sinks East in offensive thriller

        SHELBYVILLE – For the second time in as many games, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied to take the lead late only to have an even later rally by the opposition decide the outcome of a close game.

  • Heat, Southern can’t bottle up the Eagles

        OKOLONA-- The only thing that could slow up the North Bullitt Eagles Friday night was the weather.
        With hot temperatures and high humidity, kickoff was delayed 20 minutes.
        Don’t worry.
        Head coach Adam Billings’ Eagles were ready when the whistle blew as they dispatched the host Southern Trojans 55-7.
        The Eagles would score on every possession and its only punt turned into a touchdown.

  • Cougars take a bite out of the Bulldogs

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the second time in as many weeks, the tortoise got the win on Friday as the Bullitt Central Cougars went on the road and beat Fairdale 21-6.
        This was the second straight game in which the Cougars’ defense did not allow any points. The only score for Fairdale came just after Bullitt Central had gone up 21-0 midway through the third quarter when the Bulldogs returned the ensuing kick-off 83 yards for a touchdown.

  • Week 2 offers traditional rivalry football contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The long running rivalry for a Bullitt County football team outside of playing each other will be renewed on Friday when North Bullitt makes the short trip up Preston Highway to battle the Southern Trojans.

    Fans heading to this game should realize that the game will start at 7 p.m. in Okolona. Some Jefferson County teams have started kicking off games earlier than in the past.

  • East girls hosting major tourney at Heritage Hill

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After hosting the Kentucky Women’s Open in July, Heritage Hill Golf Course will be the site on Saturday of one of the state’s top female high school events as Bullitt East hosts the Bluegrass Invitational.

    This year’s event will start at 8:30 a.m. The event is being co-sponsored this year by Schmid Funeral Home, Beacon Credit Union and L&N Credit Union.

  • East’s Stallings signs to play baseball in Danville (Illinois)

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Having a friend in the right place paid dividends for Bullitt East baseball standout Clayton Stallings this summer as a well-placed word with the right coach got the second baseman an invite to a successful junior college program.

  • Lady Cougars seeking to dethrone North

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After four straight seasons of finishing as the runner-up to North Bullitt in the 23rd District, the Bullitt Central volleyball program has its eye firmly on the prize of reversing that outcome in 2016.

    This is an older group of Lady Cougars who are tired of finishing second in the district.

  • Each area girls’ soccer team wins big opener

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – After the first game of the season for each of the three area girls’ soccer programs, the record stood at a sterling 3-0.

    That run didn’t exactly continue, but it was a good start for each of the teams.

    At least for North Bullitt and Bullitt East, the first two weeks of the regular season is just a warm-up for Monday’s showdown in Mount Washington for the two teams that have been ranked second and third in the Sixth Region for the past four years.

  • Chargers out-rallied by Eastern 36-32 in opener

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – As is often the came in the opening game of the season, especially with a new head coach, the Bullitt East Chargers made a lot of mistakes on Friday as the team began the 2016 season at home against Louisville Eastern High School.
        Conversely, the good news is that the Chargers were still able to put forth a competitive effort. Bullitt East rallied from a 29-20 halftime deficit to move ahead 32-29 with 6:36 left in the game.