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High School Sports

  • Board reverses field on new rules

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - If approved next Tuesday, Bullitt County high school athletics could have a few more rules to follow in terms of team participation.

  • Lady Eagles off to a 3-0 start

     HEBRON ESTATES - Three games. Three victories.

  • Chargers pull away from game BC

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The two teams might not be district rivals this season, but that didn’t stop over 2,000 fans from nearly filling Charger Gym on Friday for another Bullitt East vs. Bullitt Central clash.

  • 28-point fourth quarter propels BE over BC

      MOUNT WASHINGTON - After scoring just 26 points through the first three quarters and trailing arch-rival Bullitt Central by nine points, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers didn’t appear poised for a big fourth quarter run.

  • Older, wiser Lady Eagles get the best of Bardstown

     HEBRON ESTATES - You must excuse Amber Courtney for her excitement over Monday night’s season opener against the Bardstown Tigers.

  • BE girls come up short at the end to Presentation

        LOUISVILLE - It's never easy to start the high school basketball season on the road.
        It's doubly tough opening the season on the road when you return just one starter from the previous season.
        That was the situation the Bullitt East Lady Chargers found themselves in on Tuesday as they opened the 2011-12 high school season on the road at Presentation, a team that won 12 games last season and returned a number of starters.

  • Lady Cougars just overpower Dragons

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars scored early and often in the season-opener on Wednesday against Sixth Region rival Doss.
        The maroon and gray scored at least 17 points in each quarter and used a stifling defense to crush the Lady Dragons 92-30.
        "We did some good things in that game," Bullitt Central head coach Bryan Bates said the next day. "We didn't know too much about them. We just knew what they had last year.

  • Two new coaches taking over local wrestling teams

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After making a big splash when Bullitt Central first fielded a wrestling program a decade ago, the sport is now looking to reshape itself at the local level.
        That initial splash produced a pair of regional team championships and a bevy of medal winners at the state meet for Bullitt Central. Unfortunately, that initial surge couldn't be maintained and the school is now on its third head coach in as many years.

  • Cougars go toe-to-toe with an old region foe

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee has loaded up on tough teams for his senior-dominated squad to battle this winter in hopes of preparing them for a big finish to their careers.
        The Cougars jumped right into the tough stuff in the season-opener on Tuesday when they played host to North Oldham, the second-ranked team in the Eighth Region. The Cougars led 30-29 entering the fourth quarter but with Mustangs connecting on 11 of 12 free throws over the final eight minutes, North Oldham pulled out a 43-37 victory.

  • Football teams set sights on even better days ahead

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the North Bullitt Eagles, the 2011 football season was a satisfying accomplishment. For Bullitt Central and Bullitt East, there was more frustration than satisfaction. The good news is that the future could be even better for all three programs.