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Today's Sports

  • MW Under-10 All-Stars age well,...

    FERN CREEK - Heading into last week’s Under-10 Cal Ripken District 2 Tournament hosted by Fern Creek, Mount Washington head coach Norm Terry had a few questions about his team.

    By Saturday night, all of those questions had been answered in a very positive way.

    Mount Washington won the four-team tournament going away, beating Fern Creek 17-5 in the championship game. That win qualified the team for this week’s East Kentucky State Tournament in Lexington.

  • Young MW teams to state

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - A pair of younger Mount Washington All-Star teams reached their district finals on Saturday, but lost. Still, both teams played well enough to advance to East Kentucky State Tournaments this week.

    The Under-8 Mount Washington All-Star team beat Fern Creek Black 7-6 in the loser’s bracket final, but then dropped a tough 8-6 decision to Fern Creek Orange in the championship game on Saturday night.

    Mount Washington was hosting that event.

  • 'Farner Dreams' - What...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - In a perfect world, the ‘Farner Dreams’ would already be a reality.

    Unfortunately, this is far from a perfect world. That is why we all have our dreams. While seeing all of our dreams fulfilled will never happen, it sure does feel good when one of them comes true.

    This third and final installment of the summer ‘Farner Dreams’ series will continue to look at those major items that Bullitt County could use to be a better place in terms of sports and recreation.

  • Battle of the Bluegrass Modified...

    BARDSTOWN - After a weekend off, The roar of engines returns as track promoters David and Anita Ferrell will present another evening of “Saturday Night Showtime” on Saturday July 25 and the Modified division will take centerstage in the 9th Annual Bluegrass Rumble, paying $1,500 to win for the Battle of the Bluegrass Modified Series.       

     

  • 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.