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Today's Sports

  • Cougars still looking to find...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If nothing else this season, the Bullitt Central Cougars have consistently been inconsistent.

    Sometimes, coach Joe Pat Lee’s team is inconsistent from game to game and other times it can even be from half to half or even quarter to quarter of a game.

    That was all certainly the case last week as the Cougars posted a 1-2 record in the Nelson County Classic. The event at Nelson County High School was a four-team round-robin event that used a point scoring system to decide an overall champion.

  • Bullitt East squads claim KHSAA...

     LEXINGTON - Head cheerleading coach Nate Fulghum said it was drive and focus that helped Bullitt East’s all small varsity and small coed team achieve victory.

    The teams recently competed at the state competition in Lexington and were named KHSAA State Champions in their divisions.

  • 2014 - A year filled with big...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Never a dull moment.

    That was the sports scene in Bullitt County in 2014. At every turn and at every season, there seemed to be another big event.

    It’s not really important to rank the ‘bigness’ of the events as much as to enjoy that they happened. Then, to hope that they are all repeated and even built upon in coming years.

  • 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.