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Today's Sports

  • Chargers finish in middle of...

     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.

  • BC youth football camp

      Recently, new Bullitt Central football coach Matt Kuehn conducted a three-day youth football camp for area players.

    Over 30 participants turned out for the early morning drills.

    The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will open its season next Saturday (Aug. 13) and Bullitt Central will play its first game on Aug. 21.

  • East’s Duvall commits to play...

     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...

        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...

        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.

  • Heritage Hill hosts the 2016...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – On July 19-20, the PGA of America -- Kentucky Division brought the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open to Heritage Hill Golf Club off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.
        Overall, 63 women teed off in the event that included both professional and amateur competitors. For this tournament, Heritage Hill played at 5,980-yards with par being listed at 72.

  • Recruiting this year took some...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Picking a college is never easy.
        Throw in sales pitches from athletic coaches and it can all really go to your head.
        And let’s be honest, coaches at Division III and NAIA type schools are salesmen, maybe not like big time basketball and football coaches, but they are selling their product. At smaller schools, coaches are not only expected to win, but also to bring in what for the most part paying students.

  • MW defense stands strong to win...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- After losing a couple of games to finish third in its district tournament, one might think that manager David Clevinger and his team might be a little down.

    But the Mount Washington U-7 All-Stars were ready for play in the West Kentucky State Tournament at Okolona.

    In fact, the team from Mount Washington did not lose a game in pool play and then completed the sweep by winning the state title 8-7 in eight innings over Germantown.

  • WORLD SERIES BOUND: Blue Lick 18...

     HILLVIEW -- For some, it might be the first time to fly on an airplane.

    For others, it might be the first time to travel outside the Kentuckiana area.

    But for Challis Ford, it will be his first trip to the Babe Ruth World Series.

    After coaching young men the art of baseball for the past 45 years, Ford will have his first opportunity to join nine other elite teams from across the United States.

  • CHASING THE DREAM: Bickett works...

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- After sitting on the bench for most of his high school varsity career, Evan Bickett packed up his glove for what was presumably the last time. 

    The plan was simple: go to Indiana University Southeast and earn a criminal justice degree. 

    No more baseball, strictly academics.

    In the back of his mind, though, Bickett knew there was a chance to do something more.