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Today's Sports

  • Hallelujah!! BC and BE to meet...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If you are not already sitting down, you might want to be pull up a chair before you read any further.

    Here goes.

    After three years of constantly avoiding each other in basketball, Bullitt Central and Bullitt East have scheduled each other in both boys’ and girls’ games next season. Or at least they will complete that task soon.

  • Work continues on MW park,...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The ground is broken and the project is moving along on the new Mount Washington Community Park.

    According to Parks Director Sheryl Paxton, current plans for the park to be finished in the fall of 2018 are still on schedule.

    The $5.65 million contract with Woodbine Construction was approved in March by the city council. Work on leveling the land has already started and Park View Avenue (the connecting road between Landis Lane and Wales Run Road that will also serve as the entrance to park) is open for drivers.

  • All-Star weekend puts spotlight...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the middle of June, there was a lot of activity in the area this past weekend.

    In Louisville, a pair of local players took part in the Kentucky High School Coaches Association East/West Junior All-Star Basketball Game at Bellarmine University.

    This is a normal summer event as this was the 30th annual contests with the best rising seniors from the Fifth and Sixth Region taking on their counterparts from the Seventh and Eighth Region. There was a good crowd this season as almost 1,000 fans took in the two contests.

  • Despite not playing, it was a...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It wasn’t the start to the summer that Lindsey Duvall had dreamed about, but the ultimate week of being Kentucky’s 2017 Miss Basketball turned as well as could be expected under the circumstances.

    Duvall had become resigned to the fact several weeks ago that she would not be cleared to play for the Kentucky All-Stars following surgery on April 30 because of infection in a knee that she had twice in the past 18 months had surgery on because of a non-cancerous growth that was removed back in November of 2015.

  • Central’s Metcalf headed to...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Having friends in the right places can pay off in a lot of ways.

    That was certainly the situation for Bullitt Central track athlete Colton Metcalf this spring as a well-placed suggestion to Bresica University track coach Luke Stoffel got the ball rolling for Metcalf to join the Bearcats. The push came from former Lady Cougar track athlete Kassi Gilbert who was a freshman with the Brescia track team this past spring.

  • 2017 Kids Fishing Derby at Beam...

     BERNHEIM -- It was a fun day for all on Saturday, June 3 at the annual Kids Fishing Derby. The event is sponsored by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Bullitt County Road and Gun Club.

    There was a large turnout for the free fishing at Beam Lake located in Bernheim Forest across from the distillery. 

  • BE’s Osborne signs for hoops...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East standout Jared Osborne, the 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year, wants basketball to be a part of his life – forever.

    The next step in that long journey will have Osborne playing his collect basketball at Indiana University Southeast. The Charger senior made that decision in mid-April and then signed last month during a ceremony in the Bullitt East Media Center in front of friends, family and coaches.

  • BE grad Gravens earns NAIA All-...

     Story courtesy of Midway College Sports Information Department.

    MIDWAY, KY. – In just one season in a Midway University softball uniform Kelsey Gravens has accomplished a lot, but her latest accomplishment might just be the cherry on top as she has earned All-American honors from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

  • 2017 Coaches’ Sixth Region...

     All-6th REGION BASEBALL TEAM:

    1B - Matt Cavanaugh, JR., Pleasure Ridge Park

    2B - Matthew Bryant, SR., Bullitt East

    3B - Nick Rucker, SR., Pleasure Ridge Park

    SS - Jacob Morley, JR., Jeffersontown

    OF - Alec Lush, JR., North Bullitt

    OF - Gilly Simpson, SR., DeSales

    OF - Hunter Adams, SR., Holy Cross

    C - Ethan Johnson, JR., Fern Creek

    P - Brayden Recktenwald, SR., DeSales

    P - Ray Steilberg, SR., Holy Cross

  • Holt joins contingent of NB...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Once an Eagle, now a Golden Eagle.

    North Bullitt senior Brendan Holt recently decided to join a growing contingent of former basketball players at Spalding University when he signed to play with the Golden Eagles starting in the fall.

    During this coming season, Spalding’s men’s basketball team will include former North Bullitt players Domique Ellis along with recent signee Travis Dunnavan as well as Holt.