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Today's Sports

  • Eagles collect rare 'in-...

    TAYLORSVILLE – At this rate, first-year North Bullitt head coach Korey Craddock will someday be able to retire with a smile on his face and a lot of gray hair.

         In a five-day span last weekend, Craddock’s Eagle team bounced back from a poor overall performance in a three-point loss to Holy Cross, to put together a strong run of performances in capturing the championship of the Brady Bunch Invitational, an eight-team event at Spencer County High School.

  • After frigid loss, East bounces...

     FAIRDALE – After opening play in the Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale High School with a winning basket by junior Bailey Rakes against Covington Holmes (see last Monday’s edition), the Bullitt East Chargers ended play in the prestigious tournament the say way, with Rakes hitting the winning shot to beat Wayne County 68-67 in overtime.

  • Second half surge lifts East...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Santa and Mrs. Claus handed out the trophies to North Bullitt and Bullitt East in the Schmid Funeral Home Holiday Classic on Monday night.

    But neither team got any “gifts” from ole’ Saint Nick.

    It was what those in the crowd expected -- a hard-fought game.

    In the end, the homestanding Bullitt East Lady Chargers would find the championship trophy under their tree.

    Bullitt East, riding a 21-5 advantage in third quarter, gave North Bullitt its first loss of the season in a 57-47 decision.

  • Semi-Finals -- North rings the...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - To reach the championship clash, North Bullitt and Bullitt East had vastly different challenges.

    North Bullitt coach David Marion wanted his players to be mentally tough and that it exactly what he got as the Lady Eagles held on for a 71-70 thriller against previously-unbeaten Bell County.

    Even with Katie Downey on the bench much of the first half, the experienced group of Megan Goeing, Rachel Badgett, Erin Dolan and Lauren Deel maintained a five-point lead at intermission.

  • East and North open with wins...

      Bullitt East faced a team that had not lost to a school in Kentucky but the Lady Chargers may have put their most complete game of the season together for a 71-55 victory over Boyd County.

    Down by two at halftime, Bullitt East would outscore the visitors 37-19 in the final 16 minutes to secure the victory.

    For North Bullitt, the opening game of the tourney was a little easier as the Lady Eagles came away with a 56-37 win over Ryle.

  • East’s Roby heading to...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – With a little help from some friends, past, present and future, Bullitt East senior Loren Roby cast her lot with Georgetown College to play softball starting in the fall of 2015.

    Roby, who will be the only senior on the Lady Charger roster in the spring, made it all official in front of family, teammates and coaches in a ceremony recently in the Media Center at Bullitt East.

    The pitcher/outfielder also was being recruited by Bellarmine and Campbellsville before deciding that Georgetown would be her next destination.

  • Eastside pulls away late for...

    ZONETON – The Eastside Eagles remained the king of the hill in area middle school basketball on Thursday as they pulled away from a tie at halftime to beat Bullitt Lick 50-29 in the Championship Game of the 2014 Boys’ Bullitt County Middle School ‘A’ Division Tournament.

         The win was the second straight title for Eastside (19-4), but the first for new head coach Doyle Thomas who was an assistant coach at the school last year.

  • Rakes caps late rally with lay-...

    FAIRDALE – A driving lay-up by junior Bailey Rakes with 10 seconds remaining, capped a wild Bullitt East rally over the last three minutes of the game as the Chargers turned back Covington Holmes 67-65 in the opening round of the Forcht Bank King of the Bluegrass Holiday Classic at Fairdale High School.

  • Eagles suffer late loss

    HEBRON ESTATES – For the first time this season, North Bullitt was flat on Friday night and it showed, especially in the final minute, as the green and gold allowed the Holy Cross Cougars to escape the Eagles’ Nest with a 44-41 victory.

         The loss snapped North Bullitt’s three-game winning streak and dropped the Eagles to 4-3 overall.

         The loss did not sit will with first-year head coach Korey Craddock.

  • Quick start Lady Eagles win...

    HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles continued a strong habit of starting fast and the green and gold did just that on Friday, scoring a remarkable 45 points in the first half as they rolled past Sixth Region rival Holy Cross in the final regular season game before the holiday tournaments started the next day.

         The Lady Eagles went on win 73-43 for the sixth straight win for the team to start the season. A year ago, North Bullitt opened the season with 11 straight wins, the best in school history.