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High School Sports

  • Asbury honored by Kentucky Football Coaches' Association

    North Bullitt senior Todd Asbury was recently named the Kentucky Football Coaches’ Association Class 5-A Player of the Year after rushing for a school record 2,168 yards in 12 games.

    Asbury received his award during the Class 5-A Championship Game held at Western Kentucky University on Dec. 3.

    Joining Asbury at the game was North Bullitt head coach Brett Newton, Asbury and assistant coaches Don Biggs and Timmy Ridley.

  • BC splits two with Holy Cross

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central offense was in high gear on Tuesday as the senior-dominated Cougars crushed visiting Holy Cross 95-73.
        The offensive explosion was the most points scored by a Bullitt Central team since the team suffered a 106-99 loss to Hart County on Dec. 27, 2003, but that game had four overtimes. The last time the Cougars exceeded 95 points in a regulation game came on Dec. 1, 2000 when coach James Hurley's team beat Walden 99-60.

  • BE girls run into a buzzsaw at Butler

        LOUISVILLE - At the end of each of the past two basketball seasons, Bullitt East and Butler have met in the championship game of the Sixth Region Tournament.
        On Tuesday, the teams met for the first time since the Bearettes turned back the Lady Chargers 40-39 at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        While Bullitt East is rebuilding, that is not the case for Butler. The two-time defending Sixth Region champions were in mid-season form on their home court as they swamped the Lady Chargers 50-26.

  • Chargers have to win 'ugly' at Butler 60-50

        LOUISVILLE - Even as good as the Bullitt East Chargers are this season, not every game is going to be a masterpiece.
        That was certainly the case on Tuesday as the Chargers went on the road for the first time this season and had to scratch and claw and battle with Butler for 32 minutes before turning back their Sixth Region rivals 60-50.

  • Better policy from needed meeting

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For most of last week, the hottest topic in local sports’ circles was not the start of the high school basketball season.

  • 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.