Today's Sports

  • Post-season play heats up this...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - There will be play-off action all over the area this week as soccer and volleyball enter post-season play.

        The action actually started yesterday (Sunday) with play in the Girls’ Ninth District Tournament at Bullitt East. Either Bullitt East or North Bullitt will be in semi-final round action today at 5 p.m. against Nelson County.

         It should be noted that all the games in the girls’ soccer event have been moved up 15 minutes from the original starting time.

  • Second of three steps has county...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The move to having the three Bullitt County schools in the same football district took a huge step forward on Monday when the Kentucky High School Athletic Association released it’s proposal for district alignment for four years starting in 2011.

    The proposal is now open for comment from member schools. The third and final step in the process will come Oct. 18-19 when the Board of Control will review the proposal and address feedback. That meeting will be held in Lexington.

  • No comfort found in lopsided...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - A fan looking at the box score would probably be overjoyed with Bullitt Central's 63-24 victory over Iroquois on Friday night.

        However, don't count Dan Leasor and his coaching staff among those who would be pleased.

        "We're spoiled," said Leasor, whose Cougars are now 6-2 on the season with two key road games to close out the regular season. "I'm embarrassed by this. We weren't ready tonight. If I could, I'd fire me."

  • Eagles strong again shutting out...

        HEBRON ESTATES - Putting together maybe its best half of football this season, the homestanding North Bullitt Eagles completely dominated district foe LaRue County 42-0 Friday.

        The game featured six touchdowns for the Eagles, all coming from at least 32 yards out. And two of the scores came on the first play after the Hawks committed turnovers.

  • North boys, East girls fall in...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Life has been tough for the Bullitt County soccer programs since the formation of the present Ninth District alignment over the past decade or so.

        No local team, boys or girls, has been able to win a title over powerful teams from the three Nelson County schools. Only twice, both times by the Bullitt East boys, has a local team reached the championship game and then advanced on to regional play.

        There was more frustration this season, but there were also some glimmers of hope.

  • Bullitt Central breaks streak,...

        HEBRON ESTATES - For the past six years, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers had a grip on the 29th District volleyball championship.

        However, hit by heavy graduation losses, Bullitt Central coach Jennifer Romine knew that the district crown was up for grabs this season.

        Shedding some first-game tightness, it was indeed time for the Lady Cougars to shine by coming from behind to defeat Bullitt East, 21-25, 26-24 and 25-16.

  • Friday night lights has a full...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - With Bullitt East back in action this week, the high school football schedule is back to full speed ahead with three games.

    In Class 4-A, the district race continues as North Bullitt plays host to LaRue County while it will be homecoming in Mount Washington as Bullitt East takes on Marion, the only undefeated team left in the district.

  • Bullitt Central's Lewis...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Long-time Bullitt Central assistant football coach Lewis Clark was recently given the Walter Underwood Award by the Greater Louisville Football Coaches Association for his work with the Cougar program.

    The award is basically an induction into the GLFCA Hall of Fame for assistant coaches.

  • Quick turnaround suits Lady...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Nine days can make a lot of difference in the life of a high school volleyball team - just ask the squads at North Bullitt and Bullitt East.

    On Thursday, the two squads squared off against each other in Mount Washington just nine days after playing an epic match that wasn’t decided until North Bullitt scored the final four points of the match to win the third game 26-24. In the quick rematch, it was all North Bullitt as coach Jennette Pryor’s team rolled to a 25-20, 25-10 victory.

  • East flashes soccer lightning

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - It took three hours to play 50 minutes of soccer last week before the Bullitt East Lady Chargers derailed North Bullitt by a 10-0 score.

    This was quite a turnaround from last season when the two teams tied at 1-1 in the regular season and then played a spirited game in the district tournament that Bullitt East won 1-0.