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Today's Sports

  • Honors galore for spring diamond...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - For the second straight season, Bullitt East baseball standout Brandon Alphin was selected the Sixth Region Player of the Year in voting by coaches within the region.

        Adding to the spring honors, Alphin was named the Sixth Region Player of the Year by the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches Association. To cap it all off, Alphin was also recently named to the Kentucky All-State Baseball team by the KHSBCA.

        Those honors led a bevy of spring awards for area baseball and softball players.

  • Bulls Football Camp

        Youth football league players in Bullitt County got an early jump on the 2010 season recently at the Louisville Bulls Football Camp held at North Bullitt.

        The event had 54 players for a day long camp on running, blocking, throwing and catching.

        The camp was a combined effort of the Maryville Patriots, Overdale Chiefs and Brooks Saints and the Louisville Bulls, a local semi-pro team.

  • 20th Anniversary of the Bullitt...

        The summer hoops camp that started it all was just as active as ever recently at Bullitt East under the direction of Jerry Troutman and Chris Stallings.

        The former and present Lady Charger head coaches conducted the first of what is now a steady stream of summer hoops camp in 1990.

        This year, there were 250 youngsters taking part in the five-day event in two sessions.

  • All-Star play set to continue...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - At least two area diamond teams will continue summer play with action this week.

        The Under-15 Blue Lick All-Stars will head to Glasgow for the West Kentucky State Tournament for that age group. The format for the 12-team tourney is pool play with the top eight teams advancing to a single-elimination tournament.

  • Carrier, Jr., wins Kentuckiana...

        BARDSTOWN - The National All Star Racing Association visited Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday evening and Eddie Carrier, Jr. of Salt Rock, WV would take $5,000 back to the Mountaineer State by capturing the win in the 12th Annual Kentuckiana Klash event.  Other feature event winners for the evening included Barry Chesser of Bloomfield, KY in WBRT 1320-AM UMP Sportsman and Jason Wheatley of Loretto, KY would win his fourth straight UMP Modified main event.

     

  • Charger Baseball Camp

        Over 100 young players recently took part in the Bullitt East Charger Baseball Camp under the direction of coaches Jeff Bowles and Craig Sharpe.

        The event was held at the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball League facility located at Mount Washington Elementary school.

        There was a lot of work on fundamentals with hitting and fielding and throwing.

  • Bluegrass Speedway AMS Bluegrass...

        BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will return with racing action to the ½ mile, high-banked Nelson County clay oval on Saturday July 24 as the American Modified Series presented by Force Fuel and Engine Conditioner visits for the 10th Annual Bluegrass Rumble, paying $3,000 to win for UMP Modifieds.

  • BE's Noe picks kicking...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - There is nothing wrong with a little self-promotion when it comes to the college recruiting game.

    Of that, Bullitt East senior Caleb Noe has plenty.

    That is perhaps most needed in the world of football kickers. Most colleges don’t sign high school seniors for that post. Instead, they look for a player to walk-on and to earn his keep.

    Noe didn’t have a problem with that thinking. This spring he agreed to attend Central Arkansas University, an NCAA Division I program, as a walk-on. He can earn that scholarship in year two.

  • Motor Mania at the 2010 Bullitt...

    If it had a motor you could probably have raced it, pulled it or crashed it at the 2010 Bullitt County Fair.

    It didn’t make any difference if it had two or four wheels.The annual summer spectacular had action every night in the lower arena.

    The action started with figure-8 races on the first night and continued with a GardenTractor Pull, a Truck Pull, the ATV & Motorcycle Dirt Drag to the Demo Derby on Friday.

    The final motor event was on Saturday night with Mud Racing.

  • Hockenbury inks for Spalding

    HEBRON ESTATES - Wearing yellow cleats during the high school season may have paid big dividends for North Bullitt Lady Eagle senior Kaleigh Hockenbury.

    The flashy shoes attracted the attention of Spalding head coach Kevin Cromwell when he came out to watch Hockenbury and her teammates in a game against Male last fall. The coach stayed in contact with the senior and recently Hockenbury signed all the necessary papers to play the sport at Spalding for the next four years.