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High School Sports

  • BE No. 2 for this week's boys' LIT

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers earned the number two-seed for this week's Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        With the high seed, Bullitt East will not start play in the 20-team event until Wednesday. The Chargers will battle the winner of Monday's Fairdale-Southern contest at 8:15 p.m.

  • Chargers put the clamps down on Iroquois...twice

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Playing a boy/girl doubleheader at home for the first time since Dec. 2, the Bullitt East basketball teams gave their fans plenty to smile about on Tuesday as the red and gold rolled to a sweep of Iroquois by lopsided scores.
        The boys played first on this night and Bullitt East bolted out of the gate and never looked back as they crushed a Raider team that game into the game with a winning record by a 77-40 score.

  • East's Young could miss rest of season

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers got some bad news last week when it was learned that 6-6 junior Elliot Young will probably miss the rest of the season with a stress fracture in his back.
        The injury came up on the trip to Florida in the opening game and at that point it was thought that the injury was back spasms. Young then sat out the last three games of the Florida trip before returning home and seeing a doctor. It was then that the stress fracture was detected.

  • 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.