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High School Sports

  • North's Badgett headed to St. Catherine to play soccer

        HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt's boys' soccer program has been putting a much better product on the field over the past few years.
        That success has once again paid dividends after senior Chris Badgett signed recently to continue playing the sport at St. Catharine University in Springfield, Kentucky.
        The soccer success is a domino effect. Badgett got an assist with his college decision from former Eagle player Matt Bloom who is now competing in both soccer and golf at St. Catharine.

  • East’s Turlington finishes seventh at state swimming

     LOUISVILLE - Bullitt East senior Mason Turlington reached the final of the 50-yard freestyle at the Pannell Swim Shop KHSAA Swimming and Diving Championships, but he could not improve his position from qualifying, finishing seventh in Saturday’s final.

  • 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.