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Today's Sports

  • Football pairings to be decided...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the second time in three seasons, the final seedings for the post-season in Class 5-A, District 4 won’t be decided until the final night of the regular season.

    That is because Shelby County, North Bullitt and Bullitt Central each finished with a 1-2 record in district play. Bullitt East won the district with a 3-0 mark and already knows that they will play host to North Hardin (1-9) when the play-offs begin on Nov. 8.

  • NB puts it all together, beats BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Central's gym was rocking Thursday night as a pair of county rivals battled for the 23rd District volleyball crown.

  • NB, BC easily reach final

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With their eyes on the prize to advance to the regional volleyball tournament, the two local teams did exactly what they were supposed to do -- take care of business.

  • Mercy once again turns back East

     OKOLONA – Bullitt East’s dreams of upsetting powerful Mercy will have to wait another week after the state’s top-ranked team beat the Lady Chargers 25-7, 25-13, 25-14 on Tuesday in the championship game of the 24th District Volleyball Tournament at Whitefield Academy.

         Still, both teams advance to this week Sixth Region Tournament. Bullitt East and Mercy could meet on Halloween night in the championship contest.

  • Goal in OT ends Lady Chargers...

     OKOLONA – Bullitt East’s dream of reaching the summit of area soccer will have to wait a little longer.

         For a second straight season, the Lady Chargers roared back from a loss in the 24th District Tournament final to regain a rematch with perennial power Mercy by beating Holy Cross (4-0) and then North Bullitt (6-2).

  • District Champs--BE pulls away...

     SHELBYVILLE – After giving up ten straight points and the lead to start the second half without running a play from scrimmage, the Bullitt East Chargers needed a big play on Friday in their district showdown with Shelby County.

         It turned out to be that simple for the red and gold. On the very next play, the Chargers gave the ball to senior running back Brandon Samuels on a routine veer play off right tackle. Samuels was greeted with a huge hole and he did the rest, racing 75 yards to the endzone.

  • East at Shelby on Friday for...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With at least one play-off game at home already in the bag, the Bullitt East Chargers will have the opportunity on Friday to add a possible second home game as well as a district championship when they travel to Shelby County.

    Despite a loss to North Bullitt two weeks ago, Shelby County is also in charge of its own destiny as they can claim the district title with a win over Bullitt East and get two home games in November.

  • After first week, divisions down...

     All the team were playing for keeps on Saturday as The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League opened the post-season with a full slate of 16 games. Each of the winning teams advances to this Saturday’s semi-final action in the chase for the right to play on Championship Saturday, Nov. 2.

     

    ‘A’ Showdowns

    In one of the ‘A’ games on Saturday, the top-seeded Overdale Chiefs rolled to an easy victory as they defeated the eighth-seeded Brooks Saints by a 51-=0 score.

  • Oops! 6th Region was mystery...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – One of the last words you want to hear as the Sports Editor of a newspaper is ‘Oops.’

    Twice in the past week I’ve had to tell myself ‘Oops’. One I don’t have much trouble passing along, the other was my bad.

    Mistakes happen in any line of work. However, as we all know, some miscues are more serious than others.

  • Back in the Saddle - Blackburn...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East made the most out of a bad situation on Monday when the school named former head coach Bob Blackburn the boys’ head basketball coach for the upcoming season.