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Today's Sports

  • BC’s Taylor signs to join St....

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There is nothing wrong with being aggressive when it comes to the recruiting game.

    Bullitt Central senior Dallas Taylor did just that recently when she got the ball rolling, so to speak, when she contacted St. Catharine bowling coach Larry Luvisi about joining his program.

    Luvisi was impressed and answered the email. That was all it took and recently Taylor made it all official, signing the papers to attend St. Catharine in a ceremony at Bullitt Central in front of her teammates, coaches and family.

  • BE’s Hinkley looking to fill...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes it is darkest before the dawn when it comes to college athletic recruiting.

    Just ask Bullitt East senior Kameron Hinkley.

    Since the end of his high school season, Hinkley had been hoping to catch on with Lindsey Wilson University. As with any recruiting for sports, there was some give and take, but in the end, Lindsey Wilson was waiting for other players to make decisions before they went all in on Hinkley.

    As it turned out, the other players came through and Lindsey Wilson could not offer anything to Hinkley.

  • Dolan signs and will play...

     HEBRON ESTATES – The ability to stay close to home was just about all that mattered to North Bullitt senior Erin Dolan so when Spalding University in downtown Louisville offered her a spot on its women’s basketball team, Dolan quickly accepted.

    “I’ve known since back last summer,” Dolan said of wanting to play for the Lady Golden Eagles. “When the summer season started they contacted me.”

  • Tompkins decides to play...

     HEBRON ESTATES – For three of her four years at North Bullitt, Devyn Tompkins played both volleyball and basketball.

    But when it came time to decide on a sport to pursue in college, Tompkins had no trouble deciding that volleyball was the way she wanted to go.

    With that part of the equation out of the way, the rest of the pieces fell into place when Tompkins contacted Spalding University head coach Bridget Yates. When the process got moving, Tompkins pretty much turned her focus toward Spalding.

  • Skate Park Honoring Prescott to...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—The day before her 15-year-old son died in June 2012, Chrystal Goodman O’Bryan and her family passed by the skate park in Paoli, Indiana.

    “He wanted to stop,” she said. “We were on a family day trip and we were running behind. I wouldn’t stop. He just wanted to check it out and he didn’t understand why a small town like that had one and we didn’t.”

    The next night, Prescott Lee Goodman was hit while riding his bike on Bardstown Road across from Kroger.

  • Tennis teams enjoy week of good...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The tennis season is quickly coming down to the tournament season.

    Added to the excitement this spring is a new format for the team competition.

    But before that is held in the first week of May, local competitors were busy enjoying a nice week of weather after some windy moments prior to spring break.

    Girls’ tennis

    North Bullitt suffered its first team loss of the season when it crossed into the Seventh Region to take on perennial powerhouse Assumption.

  • Three more wins for BE softball

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes, high school teams head south for spring break and meet up with spectacular weather while it is still winter back home.

    Other times, spring has already sprung in Kentucky and the teams could have got just as much accomplished at home with a lot less fund-raising involved.

  • Chargers red-hot heading back...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just play five.

    That was the fun saying that Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles and his team came up with last week as they mowed through opponents in sunny Florida.

    There was a loss for the Chargers early in the trip, but the Chargers annual spring break trip to the Disney Wide World of Sports Complex was very successful as the red and gold returned home with a 4-1 mark with three straight wins to end the trip.

    Those last three wins all ended after five innings because of the high school ‘mercy’ rule.

  • Baseball and softball ready for...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – With spring break in the rearview mirror, the high school baseball and softball seasons can focus on what is most important -- the play between the foul lines.

    That is not a knock of the action during the first three weeks of the season. It is just an indictment of how coaches break down the season.

  • Shep. pool unlikely to open this...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- While nothing is official, if you liked to take a swim in the pool next to Bullitt Central High School this summer, you might start looking for other options.

    Without a blessing from state inspectors to open the pool while repairs are being done, Bullitt County YMCA executive director June Daugherty said the chances of opening the main pool are very doubtful.