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Today's Sports

  • Raymer twins set to play at St....

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The idea at first was not for twins Morgan and Kayla Raymer to attend the same college and play on the same softball team.

         It just worked out that way.

         That is did recently when the pair both declared that they would play softball starting in the fall of 2014 at Saint Mary’s College in South Bend, Indiana. The Belles are a Division III school that is associated with Notre Dame University. It is an all-female school.

  • Carnell named Player of the Year...

    Player of the Year-- Bullitt Central junior running back Trevor Carnell repeated as the Bullitt County Player of the Year in 2013. This award is sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home along with The Awards Center, Reach 93.3 and The Pioneer News. Carnell was presented the award by Tim Gonterman and Mark Schmid while Bullitt Central assistant coach Beau Johnston and BC principal Christy Coulter look on.

  • Vincent named District Coach of...

    District Coach of the Year--Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent was honored earlier this year as the Class 5-A, District 4 'Coach of the Year.' During a basketball game, Vincent received his award from principal Willie Foster.

  • New tennis courts at Central get...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- In what may appear to be a rebuilding year for some local tennis teams, competitors took to the courts last week despite some trying weather conditions. Just don't try to tell the Bullitt East boys that there is any rebuilding to do.

  • Chargers finish seventh at state...

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt East Chargers were in the last flight and made a strong run on Monday in the KHSAA State Archery Tournament at on the Commonwealth Convention Center in downtown Louisville.

    Bullitt East was one of 24 teams that qualified for the state finals after they finished first in the Fifth Region Tournament in the middle of February. It was the fifth straight regional power for the red and gold and the second won by the program in KHSAA competition.

  • North Bullitt earns state...

     HEBRON ESTATES – For the second straight year, North Bullitt hosted the Kentucky State Powerlifting Championships.

    The event was held in the Eagles’ Nest on Saturday, March 8 and it was a good day for the host school as the Eagles came out on top, winning for a second straight year.

    North Bullitt finished with 74 points in the varsity competition and that was ten points better than runner-up Madisonville. St. Xavier was third with 48 points while Carroll County was fourth (20 points) while Trinity was fifth (13).

  • Lady Chargers will be among...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have long memories when it comes to the way the 2013 season concluded.

    That is a good thing. The red and gold have used that as motivation in the off-season and it is already paying dividends.

  • Two Ha(i)leys will be Lady...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After being an assistant coach at Bullitt Central for the previous 12 years, Mike Phillips will get a chance to coach the softball from the top spot this spring.

    Phillips moves over one spot on the bench to replace Buddy Gallemore who resigned after last season to work on an advanced college degree and who has since become an assistant coach at Midway College. Phillips has mainly been the pitching coach for the Lady Cougars, but now will oversee all aspects of the program.

  • Lady Eagles are young but are...

     HEBRON ESTATES – A year ago, the North Bullitt softball team made big strides during the season under first-year head coach Mike Nally.

    From being 3-25 in 2012, Nally and the Lady Eagles finished 9-15 last season. Even more impressive, the team picked up six of those wins in the month of May. The end didn’t come until the team lost a 2-1 decision to Southern in the first-round of the 23rd District Tournament on the Lady Trojans home field. That Southern team went on to reach the Sixth Region semi-finals.

  • High expectations won't bog...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – High expectations are nothing new for the Bullitt East Chargers when it comes to the baseball program.

         Long one of the best programs in the state, the Chargers are looking to wrestle the Sixth Region title away from defending state champion Pleasure Ridge Park this spring. A year ago, the Panthers beat Bullitt East 5-1 in the semi-finals of the regional event.