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High School Sports

  • Winds play role in busy week of tennis action

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Windy weather greeted tennis players most of last week.
        The regular season is entering its final days as regional play will begin in various sites next Monday.
        
    NORTH BULLITT
        The North Bullitt boys went to Butler on Tuesday and returned with a 4-1 victory.
        The lone Bear victory came at court one singles, where Ben Blumeier defeated Jon Claycomb 6-2, 6-4.

  • Consistency is still a goal for all three area softball teams

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There was a lot to like about what all three area softball teams did last week except for consistency.

    That will be one of the talking points over the next three weeks as the teams race to the post-season. That route will be made more clear this week as all three teams have district contests.

    North Bullitt and Bullitt Central were supposed to play on Monday of this week, but wet conditions forced that game to be postponed. As of Monday night, no make-up date had been set.

    BC Making Strides

  • BC finds the magic, wins three straight last week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – On the strength of three strong pitching performances, the Bullitt Central Cougars sailed through last week with three straight wins including an 8-0 victory over Moore in the first of three 23rd District games during the regular season.

    “It was not a bad week for us at all,” veteran Bullitt Central head coach G.J. Moore said on Sunday. “We needed a good week.”

    The three wins improved Bullitt Central’s record to 7-10 as it was the team’s second three-game winning streak of the spring.

  • East wins two of three, but falters against PRP

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After a less than sterling trip to Florida over spring break, the Bullitt East Chargers returned home and played some better baseball last week, winning two of three contests.

    The only negative was that the weather was not as good as it had been in Florida. In fact, the team lost a game on Tuesday against Thomas Nelson, but head coach Jeff Bowles was able to add a game on Wednesday when Taylor County made a visit to Mount Washington.

  • NB gets jump on district by winning at Southern

     OKOLONA -- When Jacob Kelly graduates in June, the Southern baseball team may send him a present.

    The Trojans are probably tired of seeing the left-hander on the mound.

    From throwing a no-hitter to putting them out of district tournament play, Kelly has been a thorn in the Trojan side -- primarily from the mound.

    But, on Wednesday, the lefty was a force from the hill and from in the batter’s box.

    In the District 23 opener, North Bullitt put its seal on being the favorite to earn a top seed with a 10-2 win.

  • Area girls' track teams battle it out

    BARDSTOWN-- The rivalry between the North Bullitt and Bullitt East girls' track teams picked up right where it left off before spring break on Thursday when the teams once again met up at the Cardinal Classic at Nelson County High School.
        Actually, on the girls' side, while there were 13 schools taking part, 15 of the day's 16 events were won by athletes from one of the Bullitt County teams (Bullitt Central was also taking part) or Elizabethtown High School.

  • NB girls' rolling to regionals

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The days are counting down until tennis players in Bullitt County will enter regional competition.
        But there was plenty of action after students returned from spring break.
        North Bullitt
        The wins are continuing to roll in for the North Bullitt girls' program.
        On Tuesday, the squad went to Butler and came home with a 5-1 victory.

  • BE's Spencer casts his lot with University of the Cumberlands

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- When you are a 5-foot-8 offensive lineman, you don't really draw a lot of attention from college football coaches...or your high school coach.
        That was the position that Bullitt East senior Spencer Warren found himself as a sophomore in the Charger program. He loved football, he wasn't big enough to see much playing time.

  • A long weekend for NB at Harrison County

     HEBRON ESTATES – A year ago, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles surprised themselves a little bit when they traveled to Harrison County for the Vernon Bibb Memorial Tournament and came home with three wins and the championship trophy.

    This spring, North Bullitt got another surprise at the same tournament. Unfortunately, this year, it was more a shocking surprise as the team came home with three losses and nothing to show for the weekend.

  • BC softball again losing injury battle

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – If it was not for bad news, Bullitt Central softball coach Mike Phillips would really have no news to report at all.

    For the second straight season injuries are playing a key role in the team struggling on the field. Already, Phillips and the Lady Cougars have lost their top two catchers this season as both Brooklyn Benefield and Bethany Mann are out with injuries. Benefield with a broken wrist that will have her on the sideline for up to six weeks while Mann will miss at least two weeks with a knee injury.