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Today's Sports

  • It has been a good season for BE...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Not that it isn’t normally a pretty good time to be Chris Stallings, but this winter has been a particularly good time to be Chris Stallings.

    The coach of the Bullitt East Lady Chargers is spending his 11th season on the bench as the head coach of the red and gold. The Lady Chargers are rolling along with a 22-3 mark as well as being ranked 15th in Kentucky. They are the number one team in the Sixth Region.

    That is a good winter of work. However, Stallings is starting to get recognized for his career body of work.

  • Homecoming twins, Bratcher...

    Bullitt East Homecoming: Twin Smiles - For perhaps the first time ever, a sister and brother were selected 2010 Basketball Homecoming Queen and King on Friday at Bullitt East.

    Seniors Jade and Chase Troutman won the honors. The two are the daughter/son of Ricky Troutman and Laura Dalton.

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    Bratcher Honored - Bullitt East junior Jesse Bratcher, who was seriously injured in a football accident in September, was honored recently at the team’s season-ending banquet when his jersey was retired.

  • Busy 'region week'...

        LOUISVILLE - There isn’t a high school basketball coach alive who hasn’t used the line “it doesn’t matter who you draw, you have to win three straight.”

        While that might be true, there isn’t a high school basketball coach who secretly isn’t looking for the path of least resistance when it comes to the post-season.

  • BE's Daugherty signs to...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The dream became reality on Friday for Bullitt East senior Rob Daugherty when he made it all official by signing to play soccer next fall for Cumberland College.

    The leading career goal scorer in Bullitt East history with 67, Daugherty already had a relationship with the Pioneer program having attended camp there twice over the past three summers. He was already a known commodity when he walked into the door of Cumberland head coach Paulo Neto.

  • Butler next for East

        LOUISVILLE - After beating Valley on Monday, the Bullitt East Chargers will return to Sixth Region play on Friday at 5 p.m. when they take on the Butler Bears in the semi-finals.

        Butler moved into the date with Bullitt East by outlasting Shawnee 84-76 in three overtimes on Monday.

        Bullitt East (22-7) defeated Butler 62-58 on the road back on Dec. 8, but Bullitt East head coach Troy Barr knows that both teams are a lot different now than at the beginning of the season.

  • Holy Cross on Thursday

        LOUISVILLE - After dispatching Iroquois on Tuesday, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers will return to the court on Thursday to take on Holy Cross in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament.

        The venue will change as the final two rounds will be played at Bellarmine University.

  • BE women best North

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - There is girls’ basketball and then there is women’s basketball.

    Fans on Friday night actually got to see both for one admission as the Bullitt East Lady Chargers rolled past North Bullitt 84-33.

    The outcome was not much different than three weeks earlier when Bullitt East won at North Bullitt 69-22.

  • Chargers overpower Eagles 73-49

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A quick start by North Bullitt kept the game close for 16 minutes, but the Bullitt East Chargers controlled the second half, rolling to a 73-49 victory on Friday over their county rivals.

    It was the second win for the Chargers over the Eagles in just three weeks. Bullitt East had won the first meeting 82-37, but head coach Troy Barr knew that North Bullitt was without two of its top players.

    Adding fuel to the fire was a move by North Bullitt head coach Lee Barger to slow the pace of the game.

  • Short final week is mixed bag...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The final week of the regular season for area basketball teams started with snow, but then ended with a flurry of action before coming to a close on Friday.

        The post-season will start on Monday with 24th District action at Southern.

        The busiest team down the stretch was the Bullitt East Chargers. While just about every other team in the area was on the sideline on Tuesday, the red and gold managed to get Elizabethtown to Mount Washington for a game despite there not being school that day.

  • Four Bullitt wrestles qualify...

    LOUISVILLE - The first-year Bullitt East wrestling program had a solid opening trip to a regional tournament on Saturday as a pair of wrestles qualified for this week’s State Championships in Frankfort.

    Bullitt Central’s program also advanced a pair of wrestlers to the final round of the season.

    Bullitt East junior Justin Smith reached the semi-finals before losing in the 189-pound class. He eventually finished fourth to make the state meet.