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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • BE girls get needed court time

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The final record wasn't exactly what head coach Chris Stallings was looking for, but the Bullitt East Lady Chargers got a lot of much-needed court time last week playing in the Vision First/Bullitt East Classic.
        Against a strong field, Bullitt East posted a 1-3 record and finished sixth in the field after losing to Bell County on the final day.
        The good news for Stallings was that the team played its best game at the end.

  • Lady Eagles still learning how to win close contests

        HEBRON ESTATES - The young North Bullitt Lady Eagles continue to learn on the fly, but finding ways of winning close ball games is a tough lesson to grasp at times.
        That was the case last week in the Western Holiday Classic as the green and gold dropped two of three games in the eight-team event. Those results left the team finishing sixth.
        Both of the losses saw the Lady Eagles fail to take advantage of opportunities in the fourth quarter that could have led to victories.

  • Football Player of the Year

    Asbury Honored - North Bullitt senior Todd Asbury was presented with his award as 2011 Bullitt County Player of the Year after rushing for a school record in yardage this fall.

    The annual award is sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home.

    Present for the award presentation were North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton, Tim Gonterman, Asbury, Mark Schmid and North Bullitt athletic director Lee Barger.

  • Atherton slips past Eagles for tourney title

     HEBRON ESTATES - After watching his team struggle through three quarters in the championship game of the Sarah Major Barger Memorial Tournament, coach Brian Courtney finally saw the light.