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Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougar hoops is a work in...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Rome wasn’t built in a day.

    The same goes for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougar basketball program as they work to become significant again in the highly competitive Louisville area.

    As head coach Josh Cravens enters his second season at the helm, the painful building process is back at square one. You can’t even call it a ‘rebuilding’ job as the Lady Cougars went 6-23 last season.

  • BE’s Roby finally makes it all...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Over three years after announcing that she would play softball at the University of Louisville, Bullitt East senior Taylor Roby got to make it official recently when she signed all the paperwork during a ceremony in the school’s Media Center.

    Louisville head coach Nancy Pearsall was the first major college coach to offer Roby after the pitcher had attended camps at the college for a number of years. While Roby also heard from Ohio State and Florida State, her heart was always with the Lady Cards.

  • Roby will be at UL in the spring...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – While Taylor Roby went through the signing ceremony at Bullitt East recently, she will not be playing softball for the Lady Chargers in the spring.

    At the suggestion of the University of Louisville, Roby will graduate from Bullitt East at the end of the first semester in December and will then start taking classes at Louisville in January. She will then redshirt next spring with the Lady Cards before becoming a full member of that team in the spring of 2019.

  • East’s Poole makes quick work of...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – When the high school soccer season ended on Oct. 20 for Julia Poole, she thought she had played her last competitive game.

    But in short order, feelings of look not playing the sport she loved started to creep into her mind. A couple of phone calls later Poole was in contact with Spalding head coach Shilo Rayburn and a visit was arranged. On the spot, Poole committed to the Golden Eagles.

    On Nov. 9, at a ceremony in the Bullitt East Media Center, Poole made it all official, signing with the school located in downtown Louisville.

  • Dolphins end perfect LB season...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Capping off a perfect season, the Pleasant Grove Dolphins controlled the time of possession on Saturday and beat the Mount Washington Colts 18-7 for the championship in the Little Bullitt’s Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.

    Pleasant Grove controlled the time of possession, scoring in the final ten seconds of the first half to take a 12-7 lead into the break. The Dolphins then scored on the first of just two possessions they had in the second half to secure the win.

  • State’s top girls’ teams...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It will be Louisville versus the rest of Kentucky on Saturday when Bullitt East plays host to the annual Lady Charger Hooparama.

    This year’s event has 12 teams taking part in scrimmages for the upcoming basketball season. Each of the six encounters will have a one-hour junior-varsity scrimmage and then a two-hour varsity workout.

    Both gyms at Bullitt East will be in use for this event.

  • Vikings prove inches do matter...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Who says a game can’t be determined by inches?

    Depending on which sideline you may have been rooting for on Saturday, the B division championship of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League may go down as one of the best battles of all time.

    The Cedar Grove Vikings scored on the opening kickoff and its defense had to stop the Pleasant Grove Dolphins on an extra point to secure the 7-6 victory.

    In between  the two scores, the defenses reigned supreme.

  • Title game truly Golden for...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Coming into the championship game for the A Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, veteran head coach Joe Sohm knew it would take a perfect game to defeat the unbeaten East Gold.

    Sohm was right as the East Gold rolled to a 30-6 victory in the finale of championship Saturday.

    On its first drive, the Gold marched 79 yards in 11 plays, taking over six minutes off the clock.

  • Bengals avenge regular season...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Old Mill Bengals avenged a long losing streak to their Mount Washington rivals on Saturday as they turned the tables on a regular season loss and beat the Pleasant Grove Dolphins 27-18 for the PeeWee Division title in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.

    The two teams came into the event with the top two seeds. Pleasant Grove was the top team after going through the regular season without a loss while the Bengals were the second-seeded squad.

  • Cougars frozen out at Covington...

    COVINGTON – On Friday night in the second round of the Class 5-A, Region 2 play-offs, the Bullitt Central Cougars won the coin flip before the start of the game against Covington Catholic.

    Taking on the number one team in the state, a squad ranked even above traditional Kentucky powers like Trinity and St. Xavier, the Cougars had to savor every positive, no matter how small in taking on the Colonels in a game planned in below freezing temperatures in a steady breeze.