Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougars earn team spot at...

     LOUISVILLE – The combination of experience and youthfulness paid off for the Bullitt Central girls’ cross-country team as a fourth-place finish in the Class 3-A, Region 3 Championships earned the squad a spot in this week’s Kentucky State Cross-Country Meet at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    In the race over the 5K course at Seneca Park, Bullitt Central just barely edged Butler for the final team spot, finishing with 129 points to 135 for the Bearettes.

    Male won the meet with 29 points while Manual had 32 and Meade County 68.

  • Field now set for youth football...

     Ghosts and Goblins couldn’t stop The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League as games on Halloween day decided the teams for Championship Saturday that will be held this week.

    Now, this coming weekend, all four finals will be held starting at noon with the Little Bullitts’ title game. The PeeWee final is set for 2 p.m. before play shifts to the big field with the ‘B’ final at 4 p.m. before the ‘A’ Division plays at 6 p.m.

  • Butler rallies late to stun Lady...

     SHIVLEY – Bullitt East’s plans for a rematch with Mercy in the Sixth Region final came up short for a third straight season on Monday as the Lady Chargers let an early lead get away from them against Butler.

    Coach Ed Fisher’s team had the early edge, winning 25-16 and 25-18 only to have the momentum swing 180-degrees in the third game with the Bearettes bolting to a 20-7 lead and then coasting to a 25-19 win. It was more of the same in the fourth game as the home team jumped out to an early lead and then won 25-15.

  • BC defeats BE, but cannot beat...

    It was a historic week for boys’ soccer in Bullitt County as for the first time, not one, but two teams reached the Sixth Region Tournament at Mercy High School.

    Plus, when Bullitt Central beat Bullitt East in the opening round and advanced to the semi-finals, the Cougars became the first local boys’ team to secure a win in the second round of the post-season.

    If you were looking for a team that enjoyed a flair for the dramatics, go watch the Bullitt Central Cougars play soccer.

  • Semi-finals -- East edges North...

     LOUISVILLE  -- When North Bullitt and Bullitt East girls meet up on the soccer field, you know it will be a battle.

    Meeting in the semifinals of the Sixth Region tournament, the storyline played out.

    It was a battle indeed.

    On this night, it would be the Bullitt East Lady Chargers advancing to the championship game with a 4-3 win over North Bullitt.

  • Mercy and the elements get the...

    LOUISVILLE -- Close but yet so far.

    For the fourth straight year, it would be the Mercy Jaguars celebrating another Sixth Region soccer title on their own home turf.

    And each of the past four years, the runner-up trophy has gone to the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

    Coach Steve Gentry is ready to start today working on ways his team can have another shot in 2016 against the Jaguars.

  • MW moves forward with sports park

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The land developed as a business industrial park is about to become the Field of Dreams.

    A new multi-million dollar sports complex is in its final planning stages.

    According to Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong, the idea of the project had been tossed around for six or seven years.

    “We were overloading our current park and we were very limited on what we could offer,” he said.

  • Mercy again means the end of the...

    LOUISVILLE – The 2015 North Bullitt volleyball season ended where so many seasons have ended for so many teams – with a loss to the Mercy Jaguars.

    For the second straight season the green and gold ran into the state champions in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament on Wednesday. It didn’t take long for Mercy to roll to a 25-10, 25-9, 25-9 victory and a date with Butler in the championship game a night later.

  • Eastside’s Lesher wins middle...

           LEXINGTON – Eastside Middle School’s Dalton Lesher put it all together at the end of the season to capture the title  at the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches’ Association Meet of Champions last Saturday at Masterson Station Park in Lexington in the boys’ sixth-grader and younger division.

          The big meet serves as the State Championship Meet for elementary and middle school runners.

  • Cougars are IN: Victory sends BC...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Needing a big game from the defense, the Bullitt Central Cougars got that on Friday and the team lengthened the season by at least two weeks with a 28-8 win over visiting Nelson County.

    The victory gave the maroon and gray the number four seed in Class 5-A, District 3 with a 2-3 record within the district. The Cougars will now have a bye week this Friday before traveling to Fern Creek on Nov. 6 to battle the Tigers in the post-season.

    Overall, the Cougars are now 6-4.