Today's Sports

  • Stretches of strong play power...

        LOUISVILLE - A 10-3 surge over the final two minutes by the Bullitt East Lady Chargers led to another signature victory as the red and gold got the best of Owensboro Catholic 54-50 on Saturday in the Raatz Fence Classic at Mercy High School.

        The win was the ninth in a row for the Lady Chargers since losing to Marion County, the state’s top-ranked team, back on Dec. 28. Bullitt East will now take an 18-2 mark into this week’s Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

  • Cougar teams put a yell into the...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars stayed hot from the outside on Wednesday and won for the fourth time in ten days Wednesday as they rolled past Atherton 81-49.

        In the second game on Wednesday, the Bullitt Central Cougars had their biggest offensive explosion of the season and rode that to an 85-78 victory despite the Rebels getting 43 points from Dwayne Gordon.

        The two games were make-up contests for games lost back on Jan. 9 because of snow.

    Lady Cougars Streaking

  • BC, BE grab wins at Girls'...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Trailing by three points with just 1:15 remaining in the highlight game of the 2010 Bullitt County Challenge, Bullitt Central head coach Bryan Bates had just one option - call for a five-point play.

        The coach didn’t exactly draw it up that way of course. But the rare play was the turning point on Saturday as the Cougars rallied with the final eight points of the game to beat the Lady Hawks 53-47.

  • Lady Cougars get the 'W...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Knocking down nine three-pointers in the first half, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars were able to keep North Bullitt at a safe distance on Friday in the second meeting of the season between the two rivals.

    Still, after Bullitt Central won 77-62, both coaches had reason to smile.

  • Local football players honored

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The two best players in Bullitt County football this season both earned more post-season honors recently when they were part of the statewide Coaches’ All-State Teams in voting conducted by the state’s largest newspaper.

    Bullitt East senior lineman Mason Kelly, at 6-4, 311 pounds was voted to the third-team All-State Honor Roll after a season in which he anchored both the offensive and defensive lines for the Chargers.

  • 2010 starts ever so slowly for...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first night of the regular season in 2010 turned out to be a long one for four of the area basketball programs as the teams at both Bullitt Central and North Bullitt got the new year off on the wrong foot with losses.

    The most frustrating of the losses was a 59-53 loss for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars in a showdown with Fairdale. The Lady Cougars had blitzed the Lady Bulldogs 49-32 back on Dec. 20 in the second round of the Doss Holiday Tournament.

  • Perfect game, imperfect finish...

    LOUISVILLE - The final 16 seconds ruined what could have been a signature victory for the Bullitt East Chargers on Tuesday in an opening round game of the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Bellarmine University.

    Instead, it was bitter heartbreak for the Chargers as they watched Pleasure Ridge Park celebrate a 55-54 victory that saw the Panthers score eight points in the closing 16 seconds.

  • East's return to Girls...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the first time since 2005, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers will compete in the Girls’ Louisville Invitational Tournament starting on Wednesday of this week at Bellarmine University.

        This is the first year of a new agreement that allowed Bullitt East (North Bullitt and Bullitt Central opted out) to be considered amongst the regular pool of teams from the Sixth and Seventh Regions. Based on that, the Lady Chargers have the number four seed of teams from the Jefferson County area.

  • Lady Eagles too hot for Lady...

    HEBRON ESTATES - After not playing for nearly a week because of the snow, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles got back into action on a positive note on Monday as they rolled past visiting Valley 63-30.

    The win was the third this season for the Lady Eagles and the first since before the holiday season began.

  • Christmas is the season to be...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - It is two days before Christmas and not a creature is stirring, not even the Sports Editor.

    Which is pretty much par for the course according to Editor Tom Barr.

    “It doesn’t have to be a holiday for Farner to take a day off,” Barr has said often to anyone who would listen. “How can someone who gets paid to go to ball games need a day off?”

    Nobody ever said the Editor was subtle.