High School Sports

  • Chargers finish in middle of pack in first big event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school sports year got started with a bag locally on Friday as the Charger Invitational at Heritage Hill, sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home, was contested on the very first day of the season.

    The field has gotten better in each of the past several years and this time around a loaded field turned out to be dominated by teams from the state’s Fourth Region as Ballard won with a 297 to beat a pair of Oldham County teams -- North Oldham at 301 and Oldham County at 312.

  • East’s Duvall commits to play for Louisville

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior-to-be Lindsey Duvall -- after a lot of questions and second-guessing over the past few months -- on Saturday committed to play her college basketball at the University of Louisville.

  • BC’s Koch takes long journey to baseball at Spalding

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Few student-athletes have an opportunity to sign on with a college to continue their sports careers.
        And there aren’t too many across the country that gets to go through the scholarship signing process twice.
        Logan Koch, a recent graduate of Bullitt Central High, is one of those few athletes.
        However, it was an experience he really didn’t want to be exposed to.

  • North’s Wayne thought close to home at Spalding was best

        HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt senior softball player Jessica Wayne never really wanted to be far away from home when it came to selecting a college.
        That made things work out just perfectly when one afternoon this spring, Spalding University head coach Art Williams introduced himself after one of the Lady Eagles’ games against Presentation. It didn’t take long for Wayne to realize that the Golden Eagles were the team for her.

  • McCormick taking basketball skills to Asbury College

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Blaise McCormick, who played four years at Portland Christian in Jefferson County, has signed to play his college basketball at Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky.
        McCormick, the son of Theresa and Steve McCormick, lives in Mount Washington, but has always attended private schools in Jefferson County.
        In his four years at Portland Christian, McCormick played under head coach Joe Meredith.

  • Mt. Washington U-8 Stars nab state softball title

        FERN CREEK-- Not even a one-hour rain delay could keep the Under-8 Mount Washington All-Stars from roaring out of the loser's bracket on Sunday to capture the Kentucky Babe Ruth State Softball title at Fern Creek Park.

  • Back on Target: Archery provides Glass way to get life together, compete in South Africa

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Noah Glass never knew this was possible. He never imagined his first time on an airplane would be a trip to Johannesburg, South Africa. He never thought he would become the seventh archer in the nation, and receive the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to compete for Team USA in the National Archery in the Schools Program All Star Championship on July 9.

  • BC’s Hatfield to Campbellsville

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Campbellsville University archery coach Larry Creason has no trouble finding Bullitt County.

    For the second time this spring, the only coach in that program’s history was in Bullitt County to sign a female archer for his team. This time it was Bullitt Central senior Haley Hatfield.

    Just a few days earlier, Creason was in Mount Washington and inked Bullitt East’s Sierra Waddle.

  • BC’s Whitener to cheer at U of L

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – “Never settle for less.”

    Bullitt Central senior Joanna Whitener says that is her motto and she pushed it to the max recently when she signed to join the University of Louisville All-Girls cheerleading squad, the top team in the country this past season.

    There never really was a decision as Whitener knew exactly what and where she wanted to do her college cheerleading -- when she was four years old.

  • Central’s Burns signs to cheer for Hilltoppers

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Cheerleading has always been important for Bullitt Central senior Hannah Burns, so it wasn’t too tough for her when she spent four days trying out for the All-Girls program at Western Kentucky University in May.
        OK, maybe a little tough on the nerves.
        Still, Burns made it through that tough try-out and she was elated when she saw her name posted on the final day of the work-outs in Bowling Green.