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High School Sports

  • Frustration for Lady Cougars in setback on the road at PRP

        SHIVELY - There was more than enough frustration to go around for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars on Tuesday as a late-game collapse allowed Pleasure Ridge Park to rally for a 58-53 win at home.
        Bullitt Central (8-5) had strong stretches in the first half racing out to a 15-6 lead after one quarter and a late surge just before halftime gave the maroon and gray a 31-22 lead. With the opening basket of the second half by junior Kristen Collins, the lead swelled to 33-22.

  • BC gives 4th-ranked Panthers a tough game

        SHIVELY - Ambushed coming out of the gate, the Bullitt Central Cougars righted the ship on Tuesday and played three strong quarters against Pleasure Ridge Park before suffering a 79-65 loss.
        In a rare boys' first start to the doubleheader at PRP, the Cougars fell behind 27-13 in the first quarter as the Panthers connected on six three-pointers. From that point on, the Cougars played the state's fourth-ranked team on even terms.

  • Cougars shoot the holiday lights out in Russellville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bombs Away! Connecting on 26 three-pointers in three games, the Bullitt Central Cougars put together their best holiday tournament performance in many years last week as they captured the crown in the First Southern National Bank/WRUS Christmas Classic in Russellville, Kentucky.

  • After an early loss, Chargers bounce back for third place

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - With some nagging injuries slowing down the offense, the Bullitt East Chargers turned to their defense last week as they competed in the Southern Resort Beach Blow-Out in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

  • Who is happy when Grinch steals Christmas joy?

     HODGENVILLE - North Bullitt boys’ basketball coach Brian Courtney was looking for a little holiday fun in the National Guard Holiday Classic at LaRue County.

    But it was the Grinch had come in and stole Christmas as the glee from finishing second in its own tournament came crashing back to hardwood reality.

    The Eagles won one of the three tournament contests to capture seventh-place honors; however, Courtney was far from pleased with the performances.

  • HUGE: Lady Eagles overcome adversity to win

     HEBRON ESTATES - She’s been looking for it over the course of the past three seasons.

  • Lady Chargers continue to show better play in Florida

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - After closing out play in their own tournament just before Christmas with their best effort of the season, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers carried over that strong play in the southern Resort Beach Blow-out in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.

  • Lady Cougars capture 2 of 3 in First Citizens

     HEBRON ESTATES - It’s not necessarily the place you finish at this stage of the season. It’s how your game is progressing.

  • 2011 - A sports year to be long remembered

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Looking back on any year with regards to the high school sports scene and you can always find a few gems and a few nuggets. That is just the nature of the beast.

  • BC girls rebound for 2-1 finish in Hardee's Classic

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The opening game for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars in the Hardee's Classic at Warren East High School ended in frustration, but the maroon and gray bounced back very well the rest of the week to finish fifth with a 2-1 record.
        After falling to Leslie County 49-46 in the first-round game on Wednesday, coach Bryan Bates' team came back a day later and blitzed Crittenden County 73-41. That led into the fifth-place game on Friday where the Bullitt Central rolled past the host school 60-42.