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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • The Boys of Summer

    Baseballs were everywhere last week at the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball facility as the annual Bullitt East Charger Baseball Camp took place with over 100 players taking part.

    There was plenty of base running, throwing, catching and hitting over three days as Bullitt East coaches and players past and present worked with the younger players on fundamentals.

    On the last day of the camp, games were played in different age groups.

  • Bullitt East's Stevens...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East junior track standout Jackie Stevens was recently named the Class AA Female Track Athlete of the Year by the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association.

    The KTCCCA award is amazing for Stevens given the fact that she just completed only her second year in the sport. In May, she won both the girls' discus and the shot put to become the first Bullitt East state track champion in 21 years.

    Stevens is the first Bullitt County track athlete to earn the Athlete of the Year recognition.

  • Baseball All-Stars this week; BE...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - A week after being rained out, the Sixth/Seventh Baseball All-Star games are being played this week.

    Originally, the juniors were playing on Monday night while the seniors were going to play a doubleheader on Tuesday. Neither one of those nights were dry enough last week.

    Now, the juniors played last night at Pleasure Ridge Park High School while the seniors will play tonight at Panther Field.

    All three Bullitt County baseball programs were represented in the games.