Today's Sports

  • BC’s McDonald to play volleyball...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Never give up.

    That was the way Bullitt Central senior Darian McDonald handled things when it came to finding the right fit for her college volleyball career.

    As it turned out, McDonald had friends in the right places.

  • Are the Lady Chargers ready to...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Talk about your broken records.

    (For those readers under the age of 30, that is a reference to a long lost method of sound reproduction. When a vinyl record would become broken, then the needle that rode across it to create the sound would skip, jumping back, and playing the same part of the recording over and over.)

  • Summer Soccer Camp Fun

     The Women’s World Cup isn’t the only soccer being played this summer.

    Both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East recently hosted soccer camps for young players and there was a strong turnout at both events.

    The young players got to work on some fundamentals in learning the game and played some games as well as also just getting to have some fun picking up the basics of the game. 

  • Local contingent shines at...

    The annual Kentucky High School Coaches Association East/West Junior All Star Basketball Games had a strong Bullitt County flavor on Saturday as four seniors-to-be took part in the two games at Bellarmine Univerity's Knight Hall.

    In the opening girls' game, North Bullitt's Katie Downey played for the West team. The Lady Eagles' leading scorer last seasons scored one point as her team fell 71-69.

  • Help needed with summer diamond...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE-- It's here again.
        It is time for the summer baseball and softball All-Star season.
        Normally, my internal clock for covering such things tells me that around the July 4th holiday that All-Star action will begin. Often times, it is the first weekend after the holiday.
        This year, word is trickling in that some leagues and age groups are getting a jump on that, starting play as early as this week.

  • Seven BE cheerleaders headed to...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--Seven Bullitt East High School students will be furthering their cheerleading careers in college.

    Kristen Dadisman and Christina Daugherty will be heading to the University of Kentucky.

    Dadisman said she started cheering in fifth grade at Eastside Middle School and decided to continue in high school.

    “I liked being thrown around,” she said.

    The Mount Washington resident said she selected UK because it has a good cheerleading program as well as nursing, which she plans to major in.

  • East’s Colvin ready to get...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes a college football recruiters’ best friend is a former teammate.

    That is exactly the case when it came to Campbellsville University getting the signature of Bullitt East running back Austin Colvin earlier this spring. Colvin got a positive report from former Bullitt East tight end Cruise Coulter who just finished his first season in the Tigers’ program (albeit a short season as Coulter spent much of the fall injured).

  • East’s Fackler to Christendom...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A year after emails started being exchanged between Johna Fackler’s family and Christendom College in Front Royal, Virginia, the Bullitt East senior recently cast her late to continue her volleyball career with the Crusaders.

    Fackler is the first to admit that she had never heard of the small school, but that it offered everything she was looking for in a college including the volleyball. That made the final decision easy to make.

  • Cards tough loss ended Alphin’s...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It wasn’t exactly the way that Brandon Alphin thought his career would unfold as a baseball player at the University of Louisville, but the Cardinal senior from Mount Washington and Bullitt East High School had a memorable five years with the Cardinals.

    Unfortunately, Alphin suffered a serious arm injury early in his career in coach Dan McDonald’s program and had Tommy John surgery. That led to one full year out of baseball before he returned to the team and pitched sparingly over the past two seasons.

  • Girls’ hoops camps at BC and NB

     Fun was the name of the game last week as both the Bullitt Central and North Bullitt girls’ basketball programs conducted summer camps for some of their future players.

    There was plenty of fundamental work that got done as the young players worked with both the coaching staffs as well as learning from some of the varsity team members about what it takes to become a high school basketball player.