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High School Sports

  • Pitcher Hailey Szpila signs to play at Campbellsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Before all is said and done at the end of the high school softball season, Bullitt Central senior Hailey Szpila may have played more games than any other player in program history.

    Even with all of that, the senior is already looking ahead to college as she has decided to continue her career at Campbellsville University. Szpila actually made her decision five months ago, but she didn’t sign all the paperwork until holding a ceremony at Bullitt Central recently.

  • UPDATE: Hoops rescheduled due to weather, school closings

     The severe winter weather conditions and school closings continue to wreak havoc on the local high school basketball schedules.

  • Winter weather continues to get best of hoops

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Snow and cold keep getting in the way of the 2013-2014 high school basketball season.

    While the Bullitt East Chargers did get to play in the Louisville Invitational Tournament on Friday and the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars made it to Seneca, those were the only game that local teams got to play on that day.

  • After LIT, Sixth Region is back where it started

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The boys’ high school basketball season is now in the homestretch after the Louisville Invitational Tournament finished up on Saturday with Pleasure Ridge Park defeating Ballard in overtime to claim the title.

    At the start of the season, PRP was the obvious top pick to claim a second straight Sixth Region title. In the pre-season the coaches picked Doss as the number two team in the region with a number of teams in that next pack of squads, including Bullitt East.

  • Courtney back as NB coach after Briggs is terminated

     HEBRON ESTATES - Brian Courtney did not expect to see himself sitting on the sidelines coaching the North Bullitt Eagle basketball team this season.

    At least not after his promotion to assistant principal this fall.

    But Courtney has indeed returned to the bench to complete the rest of the season for the Eagles.

    On Jan. 6, 2014, Dick Briggs was terminated from his position as head basketball coach for North Bullitt.

  • Lady Chargers maul Manual

     SHIVELY - Coaches don’t often smile about their team’s performance -- especially in the middle of the season.

    But, if one caught a glimpse of Chris Stallings on Saturday night, you might have seen a smile, ever so slight and ever so brief.

    And, if he did smile, the veteran coach of the Bullitt East Lady Chargers deserved it.

    The Lady Chargers went to the Allgood Hoops Run-N-Shoot Classic at Pleasure Ridge Park and did just that.

  • Chargers open play in LIT Wednesday

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt East, the top-seeded team in the event despite not being ranked among the top 20 teams in Kentucky, will enter play tonight on the third-day of the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

    The Chargers will take on another group of Chargers, when they take the court at Valley High School at 3:30 p.m. to battle Jeffersontown. The Jefferson County Chargers moved into the Wednesday game with an easy 66-51 victory over Male in Monday night’s opening round of games in the 20-team event.

  • Foulfest won by Lady Eagles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After scoring the final seven points of the first half to break open a one-point game, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles pulled away in the second half on Friday to beat Bullitt Central 78-55.

    The win was the second this season for the Lady Eagles over their county rivals. North Bullitt beat Bullitt Central 68-56 on Dec. 13.

  • George’s 22 points fuel Eagles

       SHEPHERDSVILLE – New year. New coach. New Outlook.

    The North Bullitt Eagles had a new-old look on Friday when they rolled into Shepherdsville to battle arch-rival Bullitt Central in a big game as far as district seeding goes for upcoming post-season play.

  • Eagles win one at LaRue Co. event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After starting the season 1-5, the North Bullitt Eagles found some reason for some holiday cheer as they won three games in two tournaments to head into the new year with a better feeling about themselves.

    The second of the two tournaments started last Thursday at the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County High school. This has often been a stop for the Eagles for a holiday tournament.

    The Eagles once again played well, but the team is still having trouble finishing in tight situations.