High School Sports

  • Combs picks football, then Centre for college

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Most high school athletes just have to pick a school to continue their college careers.

  • Wood, Kelly earn baseball All-State

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East senior Hunter Wood and North Bullitt senior Clayton Kelly were recently named to the Kentucky All-State Baseball teams announced by the Kentucky Baseball Coaches Association.

  • BE’s Link to continue track career at Centre

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Knowing that a former teammate was finding success in the track program at Centre College was enough for Bullitt East senior Hannah Link to decide that the school in Danville was good enough for her.

  • Blackburn steps down as head of BE athletics

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is never enough time to be a part-time athletic director.

  • Hunt named fifth head coach in Charger history

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just a month after long-time head coach Troy Barr stepped down, Bullitt East wasted no time in promoting assistant coach John Hunt to be the fifth coach in the program’s 34-year history.

         Hunt, who has never been a head coach of a basketball program, knows that he is getting the keys to a pretty fast car.

  • BE's Okruch set for two sports in college

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Andrew Okruch is ready to become an engineer – in more ways than one.

         Okruch recently made it official that he would attend Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. At the school, Okruch will work toward an engineering degree while also being an Engineer, the school’s nickname, as he will play both football and compete for the track and field program.

  • NB's Stice decides to stay close to home at Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Extending her basketball career beyond her senior season was not something that North Bullitt’s Reba Stice had really considered until this past holiday season.

    That is when Spalding University head coach Charlie Just started making contact with Stice and her family. After a little consideration, Stice decided that playing some more basketball while attending college was not a bad idea.

  • Montgomery taking her inside game to Spalding

     HEBRON ESTATES – Family is important to North Bullitt senior Caitlin Montgomery and that was a big reason that she has decided to continue her basketball career at Spalding University in Louisville.

    Not only are the Golden Eagles close to home, but they also had the feel of being at home from Montgomery’s perspective.

    Montgomery also had looked into playing at St. Catharine, but in the end felt that Spalding was the best option for her.

  • Willis, Troutman will be key cogs for Kentucky

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt County will be well represented this weekend as the Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Classic plays two games in the annual summer series between the two basketball crazed states.

    Bullitt East seniors Derek Willis and Rusty Troutman will both be looked at to play key roles in the boys’ games for head coach Allen Feldhaus Jr.’s team.

    Kentucky and Indiana will clash on Friday night at Freedom Hall in Louisville. The girls’ game will start at 5:30 p.m. with the boys’ contest to follow at around 7:30 p.m.

  • Pikeville lands Rakes to be next point guard

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was an Orange Crush type day recently at Bullitt East as basketball standout Trey Rakes signed to play his college hoops at Pikeville College, the 2011 NAIA Division I National Champions.