High School Sports

  • Ewell looking to improve skills at Greenville

    HEBRON ESTATES-- North Bullitt senior Ryan Ewell is not a basketball superstar, but he loves the game and he wasn't quite ready to step away from the game that he loves.
        That is why when Eagle teammate Ricky Dunnavan told his pal that he was going to sign with Greenville College in Greenville, Illinois, that the dream of continuing to play basketball resurfaced. Dunnavan mentioned Ewell to Greenville head coach George Baker and the coach made a phone call.

  • Spring post-season honors continue to roll in

    SHEPHERDSVILLE-- The honors continue to roll in for area baseball and softball players after a successful spring campaign.
        Leading the news last week was the announcement that North Bullitt junior third baseman Logan Wyatt had been named to the All-State team by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association.

  • Baseball continues to find success locally

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If you haven’t been keeping track, I can certainly tell you without hesitation that Bullitt County has been playing some pretty good baseball over the past decade or so.

    Of course, North Bullitt is coming off back-to-back Sixth Region titles and the Eagles will certainly be one of the favorites when the spring season rolls around in nine months or so. Coach Brian Wise’s program has reached the semi-finals and quarter-finals of the Kentucky State Baseball Tournament at the end of the past two seasons.

  • NB’s Burton gets late call to Campbellsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The son of a coach wants to coach.

    That is what North Bullitt senior Zack Burton wants for his future, but first there are still a few more football games to be played.

    When the Eagles’ season ended with the first round play-off loss to Grayson County in November, Burton felt that he had played in his final football game. But then at the last minute of the recruiting process, Campbellsville jumped into the picture and suddenly Burton had a new option for his immediate future.

  • NB’s Ellis set to play hoops at Spalding U.

     HEBRON ESTATES – The pipeline of North Bullitt athletes to Spalding University continued recently when Eagle basketball standout Dominique Ellis threw his hat into the ring to play for the Golden Eagles one county north in Louisville.

    Ellis will rejoin with former North Bullitt standout Brandon Goeing who will be a senior with Spalding in the winter. Ellis and Goeing were teammates with the Eagles during the 2011-2012 season with the Eagles.

  • Highlands ends Eagles' title dreams

    LEXINGTON -- Baseball is a game of inches.

    Sometimes the plays go in your favor. Sometimes they do not.

    On Wednesday evening, the second magical season for the North Bullitt Eagles came to a close. This time, in the quarterfinals of the Rawlings KHSAA State Baseball Tournament.

  • NB's Zachery ready for golf at Georgetown

    HEBRON ESTATES – Deciding to play golf at North Bullitt for the past two seasons paid off handsomely recently for senior Madi Zachery as she has signed to play college golf at Georgetown College.

    Zachery actually had a longer softball career with the Lady Eagles, playing that sport in the spring with the green and gold for seven seasons including the last three on the varsity.

  • Carnell’s football skills taking him to Centre

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – One of the most decorated players in Bullitt County football history, Bullitt Central senior Trevor Carnell, will be playing football at Centre College starting in the fall.

    Carnell has known for quite some time that his football career would continue at the small school in Danville. Centre offered the two things that Carnell was looking desired in a college.

  • Eagles soar 6-4 after stumbling start; NB scores two in 5th to beat Hopkinsville

     LEXINGTON -- It may have been North Bullitt’s best game of the year.

    Forget about the three errors in the first inning.

    Forget about having to come from behind twice.

    Forget about the June 1 temperatures that hovered in the 50s.

    Monday’s 6-4 victory over the Hopkinsville Tigers in the first round of the Rawlings KHSAA State Baseball Tournament in Lexington may have indeed been North Bullitt’s best of the season.

  • Highlands next for Eagles

      LEXINGTON – For the second straight season, North Bullitt’s quarter-final round opponent at the state baseball tournament will be from the Ninth Region.

    That was decided on Tuesday morning when Highlands stunned the state’s top-ranked team, McCracken County, by a 5-2 score.

    North Bullitt will now face Highlands at 6 p.m. on Wednesday at Whitaker Bank Ball Park in Lexington.