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High School Sports

  • Chargers survive tough environment to win

          BUCKNER - There was no shortage of experience on the floor Tuesday as two of the most successful basketball programs in Kentucky over the past two seasons collided at Oldham County High School.

         Both Bullitt East and Oldham County are two-time defending regional champions. A year ago, the Colonels reached the semi-finals of the state tournament equaling what the Chargers had done the year before.

  • Lady Cougars erase long weekend with a big win

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - After a long weekend that extended the team's losing streak to three games, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars got back in the winning column on Tuesday as they rolled past visiting Seneca 66-52.

         The different came in the second quarter. Bullitt Central had a narrow 16-13 lead after the first quarter, but then went on an 18-4 run that broke the game open. The Lady Cougars pushed the lead to 29 points before Seneca made the final score more respectable.

  • Cougars hit FT to get past Whitefield

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a season in which wins will not be falling out of the sky, the Bullitt Central Cougars did get victory number three last week when they defeated visiting Whitefield Academy 61-52.

         In a game in which the Cougars converted only two three-pointers, the maroon and gray made up for that by hitting 17 of 21 at the foul line. That number included an eight of nine mark in the fourth quarter as Bullitt Central stretched a three point lead to as many as 12 points.

  • Brotherly East-North Mat Match

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - When Bullitt East and North met last week in a wrestling match, it was a brotherly event.

    When Adam Ritter became the Bullitt East coach for this season, it meant that he would be competing against older brother B.J. Ritter, who coaches the North Bullitt team.

    The two squads had already scrimmaged each other and last Wednesday they competed in an official match that Bullitt East won 48-33.

  • Key to victory for North Bullitt? Give it to Key

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - By his own admission, North Bullitt senior Aaron Key was having a bad game on Friday against arch-rival Bullitt Central.

  • Lady Eagles win intense game

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - Leading 74-73 with less than a minute remaining in an intense intra-county game with Bullitt Central, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles did what they had done all night - they hit free throws.

  • BC gets a confidence boost at Holy Cross

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - The two Bullitt Central basketball teams traveled to Dixie Highway on Tuesday and came away with a split of games against Sixth Region rival Holy Cross.

         In the girls' contest, the Lady Cougars could not overcome an early deficit and fell to the other Lady Cougars by a count of 73-58. It was the first loss of the season for Bullitt Central.

  • Lady Chargers cannot hold lead

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings doesn't like to lose, but on Tuesday the longtime coach could see a lot of good points after his team's 60-55 loss to Butler.

  • Butler shows there will be no vacations for BE

          MOUNT WASHINGTON - When state coaches rank you second in the state in the pre-season poll, they ought to include a bullseye with the honor.

         The Bullitt East Chargers are quickly learning that there will be no vacations this winter as they are the highlight of the season for every team they face. While no team can be at the top of its game every night, it is pretty much a given that any team facing the Chargers will have its 'A' game.

  • NB can’t overcome poor start

     LOUISVILLE - Struggling through a first half in which they scored just 10 points, the new gym at Valley High School didn’t seem very inviting to the North Bullitt Eagles.