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High School Sports

  • Weekend ‘showcase’ events are split by Charger squads

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers and Lady Chargers stepped out of ‘regular’ season play again this past weekend to compete in a pair of ‘showcase’ events.

  • Central survives second meeting with Iroquois

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars survived what could have been the perfect storm of negatives on Saturday to beat visiting Iroquois 47-40 before a large homecoming crowd.

  • Mercy shows none in 67-39 win over East

        LOUISVILLE - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have shown a great deal of improvement this season and have become a player in the newly revamped Sixth Region.
        Unfortunately, on Tuesday, the Lady Chargers learned that they still need to make a lot more improvement to compete with the new Queen of the Block in the region - Mercy.

  • Eagles stay hot, melt Waggener

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles made it five straight wins on Tuesday as the green and gold traveled into Jefferson County and managed to slip past Waggener 71-67.
        This was the second meeting of the season between the two schools. They had played in the semi-finals of the Sarah Major Barger Tournament at North Bullitt on Dec. 22 with the Eagles winning 75-64.

  • Mixed game levels don't slow BE

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - No high school basketball team can have its 'A' game every night it takes the court.
        Just ask the Bullitt East Chargers. The state's second-ranked team by the computers and fifth by the Associated Press, had its 'A' game and more on Tuesday as they traveled to Bardstown and routed Nelson county 101-52.
        Two nights later, the Chargers went east to Taylorsville and the red and gold had to overcome some poor shooting to slip past an emotional Spencer county squad 58-46.

  • BC rights ship after key loss with two wins

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After dropping the decision to North Bullitt at home on a Friday night, part of Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee wasn't looking forward to getting back into action just 24-hours later.

  • Willis ends speculation, commits to Kentucky

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - After Bullitt East had lost to Ballard 73-55 in the quarter-finals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament, Derek Willis knew that something had to change.
        The 6-9 junior had just completed one of the worst games of his career in red and gold, having scored just seven points and spending most of the night sitting on the bench after picking up three fouls in the first half. When he was on the court in the second half, the Ballard fans spent most of their energy serenading him with chants of 'over...rated'.

  • Hot shooting in fourth quarter key to BC win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The final score had Bullitt Central defeating district foe North Bullitt 78-65.

  • East slips past visiting Central

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Despite the fact that that Central is no longer in the Sixth Region (having been moved to the Seventh Region), the Lady Yellowjackets paid a visit to Bullitt East on Friday for a contest that went down to the wire before the Lady Chargers held on for a 57-53 victory.

  • Extra practice pays off in big way for Eagles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Practice makes perfect. And while no coach will ever call a team’s performance perfect, a smiling Brian Courtney came as close to uttering that word as he could following his North Bullitt Eagles thrashing of county rival Bullitt Central on Friday.