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Today's Sports

  • Vincent signs for volleyball...

    HEBRON ESTATES " Kentucky Christian University’s top-10 program got the signature of North Bullitt’s Jordan Vincent recently to continue her volleyball career at the next level.

    Vincent was flanked by her parents, sister and coaches during the big day in the North Bullitt library. Kentucky Christian coach Bruce Dixon was also present to make it all official.

    Vincent has been a part of the Lady Eagle program for the past four seasons. She has also competed for three seasons with all club teams in Louisville.

  • Bullitt East archery team has...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - After doing well two weeks ago at the high school regional competition at Moore High School, Bullitt East’s first-year archery program will compete on Tuesday in the state championships.

    Bullitt East is part of Kentucky’s National Archery in the Schools Program. The Charger program is really a continuation of the program started at Eastside Middle School. When they students got to Bullitt East, they pushed for the high school to add the program.

  • Micah's O'Brien closes...

    LOUISVILLE – Chad O’Brien, who grew up in Bullitt County playing basketball and then had a stellar career competing at Micah Christian Academy in the northern part of the county, recently completed a strong four-year career playing at Spalding University.

    The 6-4 guard took part in all but one game this season for coach Kevin Gray’s team and was one of four players on the team who averaged over 26 minutes a game on the court. For the season, O’Brien averaged 8.9 points a game and led the team with a 40 percent shooting mark on three-pointers.

  • Bullitt foursome part of...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - What had been a regular season to remember for the Spalding Lady Golden Eagles ended being a spectacular campaign on Saturday when coach Charlie Just’s team defeated Southern Virginia 70-49 in the championship game of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association national tournament in Uniontown, Pennsylvania.

  • NB's Nichols to continue...

    HEBRON ESTATES – The move of St. Catharine University to a four-year school was just what North Bullitt senior Allison Nichols was looking for when it came to selecting a college.

    One visit to the campus in Springfield, Ky., was all it took for Nichols to decide it was the place for her, both athletically and academically.

    Recently in the North Bullitt library, she made it all official in front of family, coaches and St. Catharine head coach Paul Patton who has signed other Bullitt County soccer players in recent years.

  • East's Stevens and Harrison...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Both Bullitt East and North Bullitt entered strong contingents in last weekend’s Class 2-A Mason-Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.

    The biggest indoor high school meet of the winter serves as the de-facto indoor state championships for the sport, although, the list of events is much different than an outdoor track meet in spring.

    On the girls’ side, Bullitt East finished eighth out of 28 teams that scored points. The lady Chargers had 20 points. North Bullitt collected two points in the girls’ meet.

  • East earns first regional win

    LOUISVILLE - A 20-5 surge midway through the second half broke open a closer than expected game for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers in the opening round of the Girls’ Sixth Region Tournament on Tuesday at Bellarmine University.

    A cold-shooting Lady Charger squad saw a 22-15 halftime advantage evaporate early in the third quarter when Pleasure Ridge Park pulled even at 23-23. Bullitt East never trailed in the second half, but it was still 31-27 when Bullitt East junior Kayla Thacker drained a three-pointer just before the end of the third quarter.

  • 2009 Women's NCAA Tourney:...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – When the brackets for the 2009 Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournament are announced on Monday night on ESPN, former Bullitt East standout Whitney Hanley and her Austin Peay State teammates will be glued to a television to hear their names called.

  • Lady Raiders hijack BE's...

    LOUISVILLE – A pair of second half surges were not enough for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers on Friday in the semi-finals of the Girls’ Sixth Region Tournament at Bellarmine University.

    Battling Iroquois, the state’s top-ranked team most of the season, the Lady Chargers sliced a 12-point halftime deficit to five points in the third quarter and then again to six points midway through the final frame. That 46-40 score was the last gasp for Bullitt East as the Lady Raiders scored eight straight points en route to collecting a 58-45 victory.

  • Saylor to referee girls state...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County resident Ronnie Saylor will reach the pinnacle of his part-time love affair with basketball when he works as a referee in this week’s Girls’ Kentucky State Basketball Tournament in Bowling Green.

    Saylor has worked for 23 years as a referee in the Eighth Region, but this will be his first stint refereeing in a state tournament.

    “At the high school level it’s the highest mark you can have,” Saylor said earlier this week.