High School Sports

  • East reaches final of tough district

          LOUISVILLE - For the first time in over a decade, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers reached the championship game of a district girls' soccer tournament only to run into a brick wall as they were beaten by Mercy 7-1 on Thursday on the Jaguars' home field

         This was the first season for the Jaguars and Lady Chargers to battle in the tough 24th District after realignment moved Bullitt East from their long time home in the 9th District where they had to battle the top teams in Nelson County.

  • Volleyball spikes the field in 23rd

          LOUISVILLE - The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have won district volleyball titles in the past including last season in the old 29th District.

         On Wednesday, the green and gold won another title, this time in the 23rd District. In fact, North Bullitt dominated play, beating Moore 25-7, 25-9, 25-9 in the final.

  • NB girls win first-ever soccer crown

          OKOLONA - There are a lot of people in Bullitt County who are upset that the local high schools are competing exclusively with Jefferson County teams in the post-season.

         Don't count North Bullitt girls' soccer coach Ryan Bringhurst amongst that group. In fact, don't count any of the local girls' soccer coaches as being against the shift.

  • Rockets shoot down BC's district title hopes

          SHELBYVILLE - Live by the turnover, perish by the turnover.

         That has been the life of the Bullitt Central Cougars over the past two weeks. With the offensive numbers almost identical against Bullitt East, the maroon and gray won when the Chargers turned the ball over five times.

         It was the same story in reverse on Friday against Shelby County. The final offensive numbers were comparable, but Bullitt Central took it on the chin as they turned the ball over five times in a 38-18 loss.

  • THE CLASH: Redemption the name of the game Friday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the first time since 2009, both North Bullitt and Bullitt East will meet in The Clash with both squads coming off losses.

  • District football title is on the line for Cougars

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the first time in 33 years, the Bullitt Central Cougars can reign as district football champions on Friday if they can beat Shelby County in Shelbyville.

  • Seniors lead the way as North sweeps past East

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When both schools have T-shirts made before the match, you know you have something special brewing.

  • Eagles win pair on opening day of 23rd District soccer

     LOUISVILLE - The two North Bullitt soccer teams got the 2012 post-season off to winning starts on Monday as both the Eagles and Lady Eagles won opening round games in their respective 23rd District Tournaments.

  • Injuries, frustration mount as NB falls to Shelby

          SHELBYVILLE - Maybe the only encouraging thing about the entire evening Friday was that the predicted rains and winds waited to arrive until just minutes after the North Bullitt Eagles suffered an uninspired 49-0 loss to the Shelby County Rockets.

         A season of promise has suddenly become a year of frustration for the green and gold as coach Brett Newton's team has fallen to 3-4 on the season and 0-2 in the district race.

  • THE WAR: Bullitt Cup overflows for the Cougars

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - For 15 seconds during the second half on Friday night, Bullitt Central and Bullitt East were tied at 21-21 in the 24th renewal of The War.

         That 15 seconds was as long it took Bullitt Central sophomore sensation Trevor Carnell to run through a huge hole on the right side of the line and dash 80 yards to the end zone for his fourth touchdown of the game.