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High School Sports

  • Rakes pushes attack button as East rallies

     LOUISVILLE - The Bullitt East Chargers stared disaster squarely in the eye Tuesday, but they never blinked against Fairdale in the first game of the Boys’ Sixth Region Tournament at Atherton High School.

  • Mercy’s fast start is more than Central can handle

     LOUISVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars learned how the upper echelon teams play on Monday when they squared off against Mercy in the first-round of the Girls’ Sixth Region Tournament at Atherton High School.

  • East knocks off NB in historic district game

     LOUISVILLE - Bullitt East and North Bullitt did get to meet a second time this season.

  • BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS: 2012 Sixth Region Girls' and Boys' scores

      UPDATE (03/06): Bullitt East wins 47-44 on a Trey Rakes' three-pointer at the buzzer. The victory over PRP sends the Chargers back to the Sweet 16 next Wednesday where they will face the top-ranked Trinity Shamrocks.

    Look in Wednesday's Pioneer News for the regional final story and next Monday for previews of the state tournament.
     

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  • Charger squads advance easily to the district finals

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Despite not having junior forward Rusty Troutman on Wednesday for the opening game of the 24th District Tournament, the Bullitt East Chargers made quick work of Whitefield Academy rolling to a 71-32 victory.
        Troutman, the team's second leading scorer, left school earlier in the day with a stomach ailment. He ended up listening to the radio broadcast of the game.

  • East puts on a show in final

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Finding a spark and energy that had been missing the last month of the regular season, the Bullitt East Chargers put on a show to remember Friday in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament.
        Battling Jeffersontown, the eighth-ranked team in the state, the fifth-ranked Chargers took over the game in the opening moments and then never let the foot off the accelerator as they picked up a 68-47 victory that wasn't even as close as the final score would indicate.

  • Lady Chargers close the gap on Mercy

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Lady Chargers closed the gap on the state's third-ranked team in the championship game of the Girls' 24th District Tournament, but there is still a lot of work to be done.
        Battling new district rival Mercy, the Lady Chargers had a lot of room to improve after dropping a 69-37 decision to the Jaguars back on Jan. 17.

  • Tuesday Semi-finals

        HIGHVIEW - You can't score if you don't shoot.
        The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars shot the ball plenty on Tuesday evening and they scored more than enough to turn back the Southern Trojans in the 23rd District basketball semifinals at Moore Traditional School.
        The 56-33 victory advanced the Lady Cougars to the championship game on Thursday and cinched a spot in this week's Sixth Region tournament.

  • Big rally, bigger win for Lady Eagle hoops

        OKOLONA - Rallying from 13 points down laste in the third quarter, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles grabbed the biggest win in the program's history on Thursday, beating Bullitt Central 48-39 in the championship game of the girls' 23th District Tournament at Moore High School.

  • Wednesday Semi-finals

        HIGHVIEW - There have been a lot of "firsts" this season for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.
    With a school-record 21 victories, Amber Courtney's team advanced to the regional tournament for the first time since 2004.
    The berth in the Sixth Region tournament this week was secured with a 62-37 semifinal victory over the host Moore Mustangs.
    North Bullitt would face Bullitt Central in the championship game Thursday with both advancing to regional play this week.