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Today's Sports

  • BC’s Koch takes long journey to...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Few student-athletes have an opportunity to sign on with a college to continue their sports careers.
        And there aren’t too many across the country that gets to go through the scholarship signing process twice.
        Logan Koch, a recent graduate of Bullitt Central High, is one of those few athletes.
        However, it was an experience he really didn’t want to be exposed to.

  • MW defense stands strong to win...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- After losing a couple of games to finish third in its district tournament, one might think that manager David Clevinger and his team might be a little down.

    But the Mount Washington U-7 All-Stars were ready for play in the West Kentucky State Tournament at Okolona.

    In fact, the team from Mount Washington did not lose a game in pool play and then completed the sweep by winning the state title 8-7 in eight innings over Germantown.

  • CHASING THE DREAM: Bickett works...

     PIONEER VILLAGE -- After sitting on the bench for most of his high school varsity career, Evan Bickett packed up his glove for what was presumably the last time. 

    The plan was simple: go to Indiana University Southeast and earn a criminal justice degree. 

    No more baseball, strictly academics.

    In the back of his mind, though, Bickett knew there was a chance to do something more.

  • Dolphins at Cooper Farms have 80...

         HILLVIEW – Summer and swimming.
        The two are pretty much inseparable for many youngsters and for six weeks this summer 80 local swimmers took their summer fun to a competitive level diving into the water for the Dolphins at Cooper Farms.

  • Chargers’ O’Brien ready to...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – Brescia University in Owensboro has suddenly built a pipeline to the Bullitt East baseball program and no one was happier about that than senior Troy O’Brien who recently signed to play for the Bearcats.
        When all is said and done from the past season, when the Chargers won the Sixth Region title and advanced to the Final Four of the State Tournament, four of the team’s nine seniors will be playing for Brescia starting this fall.

  • BE to rely on big junior class

         MOUNT WASHINGTON – The past few seasons has not been as successful as some other seasons for the Bullitt East Chargers, but fueled by a junior class with 14 members, veteran head coach Mike Brangers is looking to continue an uptick started late last season.

  • Truck, tractor pulling at...

      CLERMONT -- There’s nothing like a good truck pull to draw out a crowd.

    No matter what part of the state or region the event is held, big crowds are sure to follow.

    On Saturday, Aug. 13, the Battle of the Bluegrass pulling series will again make its stop in Bullitt County.

    Eight divisions will try to pull the biggest weight the farthest distance on the Bullitt County Fairgrounds track.

  • Heritage Hill hosts the 2016...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – On July 19-20, the PGA of America -- Kentucky Division brought the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open to Heritage Hill Golf Club off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.
        Overall, 63 women teed off in the event that included both professional and amateur competitors. For this tournament, Heritage Hill played at 5,980-yards with par being listed at 72.

  • WORLD SERIES BOUND: Blue Lick 18...

     HILLVIEW -- For some, it might be the first time to fly on an airplane.

    For others, it might be the first time to travel outside the Kentuckiana area.

    But for Challis Ford, it will be his first trip to the Babe Ruth World Series.

    After coaching young men the art of baseball for the past 45 years, Ford will have his first opportunity to join nine other elite teams from across the United States.

  • Blue Lick wins state; looks for...

     OKOLONA -- Coaching youth baseball for 45 years, Challis Ford has been close but he’s never had a team make the World Series at any age group.

    After his Blue Lick team won its second consecutive state title, Ford had a simple request -- take an old man who loves baseball to that national Babe Ruth tournament.

    Manager Tommy Parker, Ford’s long-time friend and coach, believes this group of 18 and under players might be that team to make that dream possible.