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Today's Sports

  • The boys (and girls) of summer...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The summer All-Star baseball and softball circuits will shift into high gear this week with a flurry of games in a number of age groups.

    While the summer time is a slow sports time with the high school teams taking a break, the next two weeks are the busiest of the middle summer time for the Sports Editor. Bullitt County has three strong summer baseball/softball leagues with the Blue Lick Optimist League, the Mount Washington Baseball and Softball League and the Bullitt County Parks and Recreation Leagues.

  • Large local contingent headed to...

    LOUISVILLE - A trio of Bullitt County players and one coach will take part in the East-West Junior All-Star basketball game on Saturday at Bellarime University.

    The annual girls’ and boys’ contests pit the best players from the Fifth and Sixth Region against their counterparts from the Seventh and Eighth Regions. Each region has six representatives. All the players will be seniors in the upcoming season.

  • Cougar Youth Football Camp

    The youth football league season might still be more than month away from starting, but a number of players got a jump on the season last week when they participated in the Cougar Youth Football Camp at Bullitt Central. This has become an annual event once again under head coach Danny Leasor.

    The 40 players got instruction from Leasor and the other Bullitt Central assistant coaches on the fundamentals of the game. They also had an opportunity to play in a number of games.

  • Mike Marlar Claims 11th Annual...

    BARDSTOWN - Bluegrass Speedway presented the 11th Annual Kentuckiana Klash for the O’Reilly Battle of the Bluegrass Super Late Models on Saturday evening and Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN would claim his second win of the ’09 season at the mile Nelson County clay oval, with the victory worth $5,000. Other feature winners for the evening included Pat Hagan of New Haven, KY, who claimed his fifth WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman feature win of the season and Michael England of Glasgow, KY would drive to his third straight Modified feature checkered flag.

  • Play for life with Lung Book

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The American Lung Association has the perfect remedy for golfers feeling the pinch of a tight economy. It’s the 2009 Kentucky Golf Tour Book (“Lung Book’) which offers reduced rates at over 400 courses, practice ranges and indoor facilities.

    There are 181 courses in Kentucky alone, plus additional courses in Indiana, Tennessee and several other states.

  • Alphin stays red, commits to the...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East baseball standout Brandon Alphin won’t have to make major changes in his clothes closet when he heads off to college.

    Playing in red and gold for the Chargers, Alphin will be wearing red and black in college after committing recently to the University of Louisville.

    It was a dream come true for Alphin when he visited with Cardinals assistant coach/recruiting coordinator Chris Lemonis and was then asked to meet with Louisville head coach Dan McDonnell. By the end of the meeting, Alphin was sold and he gave his commitment.

  • Charger Basketball Camp

    The summer basketball camp that started it all some 15 years ago was back for another week long run as the Charger Basketball Camps filled Bullitt East with over 200 campers in the morning (girls) and afternoon sessions (boys).

    The camp is still under the direction of former Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Jerry Troutman and present Lady Charger head coach Chris Stallings.

    Past and present Bullitt East players helped conduct the camps which were filled with fundamental work as well as knock-out, 3-on-3 and 5-on-5 games.

  • Cougar Basketball Camps

    Basketballs were bouncing at Bullitt Central recently with both the Cougar and Lady Cougar basketball camps being held.

    Coach Joe Pat Lee’s Cougar camp was held in the mornings had almost 100 players taking part.

    The group got a lot of basketball as well as a talk from University of Louisville football player Doug Beaumont who played basketball at Male when Lee was the freshman coach.

    The Lady Cougar camp was run under the direction of Bryan Bates and he had a almost 80 girls taking part.

  • Eagle Basketball Camp

    HEBRON ESTATES - Basketball was the name of the game last week at the annual Eagle Hoops Camp at North Bullitt under the direction of Lee Barger. The morning and afternoon sessions totaled 155 campers for four days filled with shooting, dribbling and games.

  • Youth Fishing Day

    There were plenty of fish and plenty of young fishermen recently at the Kids Fishing Day at Beam Lake.

    The annual free event was sponsored by the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Department. The day was for youngsters younger than 15 to get a taste of fishing. There were a number of prizes given to the top fishermen that day.

    The event was held at Beam Lake across from the distillery on Highway 245 next to Bernheim Forest.