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Today's Sports

  • Lady Eagles fall to Seventh...

     LOUISVILLE -- North Bullitt girls’ basketball coach David Marion looks at each of the regular season games as another practice on the court.

    The goal is to get better and prepare for the real games, which will be postseason play starting in less than two weeks.

    On Friday, one of those “practice” games happened to be against Male, which is ranked in the state’s top 20 programs.

    At the end of the night, the Lady Bulldogs came away with a 76-62 victory over North Bullitt.

  • Patton hopes to be in the slot...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – After missing almost all of his junior season with a broken foot, Bullitt Central senior Zack Patton came back with a flourish, helping the Cougars to one of their best seasons in decades as he started on both sides of the ball as a senior.

    That play drew the attention of Union College in Barbourville, Kentucky. After also looking into the programs at Hanover and Lindsey Wilson, Patton recently made it official when he signed with NAIA school to continue his football career.

  • BC's Seay wins regional...

    LOUISVILLE – The Region 3 Bowling Tournament had a distinct Bullitt County flavor this year as two teams and two individuals advanced to the Kentucky State Bowling Tournament on Thursday and Friday of this week in Lexington.

    The Region 3 event was held on an eight-day period with the girls’ and boys’ team events decided on the previous Tuesday and Thursday before the individual competition was held last Tuesday at Ken Bowl Lanes in south Louisville.

  • Union nabs pair of Cougar...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – After transferring to Bullitt Central from Jeffersonville High school in southern Indiana, Cameron Mallory was a player out of position.

    Veteran Bullitt Central head coach Danny Leasor admits now that he tried to put a square peg in a round hole by putting Mallory at a cornerback position. The foot speed was not there and Mallory was giving up big plays.

  • Eagles grab No. 1 seed; BE No. 1...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was raining three-pointers on Tuesday as the North Bullitt Eagles bombed visiting Evangel 101-62 in a 23rd District clash.

    With a little help from Moore 90 minutes later when they upset Southern, North Bullitt earned the top seed for the 23rd District Tournament with a 3-1 mark. If Bullitt Central defeats Evangel on Tuesday, the Cougars will also have a 3-1 mark in the district, but have a loss to the Eagles. Unless Bullitt Central loses to Evangel, Moore will be the number three seed with Southern fourth and Evangel fifth.

  • Five ways to save money for...

     FRANKFORT - Although the price of a gallon of gas is lower than at any time in recent memory, not many folks have extra money to burn.

    This is especially true for non-essential things such as fishing reels, shotguns, hunting clothing or fishing waders. Adult commitments such as your mortgage must be paid before any money goes toward a new spinning reel. Obtaining quality hunting and fishing gear inexpensively is a useful skill for outdoors enthusiasts to learn.

  • Local teams shine at Eagles’...

     HEBRON ESTATES - The best young archers in the area converged on North Bullitt on Friday and Saturday for the Eagle Invitational with 750 shooters taking part at the elementary, middle school and high school levels.

    As is often the case, the Bullitt County teams did quite well, winning four of the nine team trophies as well as 18 of the 30 individual awards.

    On the team level the top three entries were presented trophies.

    Middle Schools: 1st, Eastside, 3167; 3rd, Hebron, 3034; 5th Eastside (2), 2926.

  • Lots of basketball to be played...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the two Louisville Invitational Tournaments now in the rear view mirror, the high school basketball season is now officially in the homestretch.

    With just over two weeks remaining in the regular season, coaches are now fine-tuning things and starting to prepare for the post-season.

  • East gets two chances but can’t...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After rallying from an eight point deficit entering the fourth quarter, Bullitt East had a pair of chances in the final 10 seconds to knock off Fifth Region power Bardstown on Friday, but came up short both times.

    The 56-54 Bardstown win continued a recent valley for Bullitt East late in the season. Since beating Manual in the quarter-finals of the Boys’ LIT, the Chargers have lost five of six.

  • Eagles sweep pair from Thomas...

     HEBRON ESTATES – No school, no problem for the two North Bullitt basketball teams on Monday.

    Despite being out of school as part of a planned day off, the two teams played host to Thomas Nelson High School, the newest school in Nelson County and both games went to the teams dressed in green and gold by hearty margins.

    Lady Eagles Win