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Today's Sports

  • Fields are set for district...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – There are now just two weeks remaining in the in the regular season for baseball and softball and the pairings for the 23rd and 24th District Tournaments are already set.

    The good news for local diamond sport fans is that Bullitt Central will be hosting both of the 23rd District events while Bullitt East will have the baseball and softball tourneys in the 24th District.

  • East beats everybody but Mother...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers beat everybody they faced last week except for Mother Nature.

    And they almost beat her.

    Getting in four games last week, Bullitt East put together a four-game winning streak for the second time this season. One of the wins came on Wednesday when the red and gold defeated defending Sixth Region champion Holy Cross 3-2, the only challenging game of the week.

  • Tennis’ regional play just...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Local teams are getting in their final matches as regional action looms on May 8.

     

    NORTH BULLITT

    The Lady Eagles suffered a tough 5-0 loss to Eastern on April 13.

    In singles, Shanna Blocker lost 6-1, 6-2 to Gabby Reyes on court one. Sydney Johnson lost 6-2, 6-2 to Jovita Devasia and Claire Dzan defeated Peyton Coleman 6-2, 6-0.

  • BE softball picking up steam; NB...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers played just two games last week, lost both, but according to head coach Ricky Hoffman, the team is playing better and are on the verge of even bigger things.

    Rain slowed the start of action last week and the Lady Chargers didn’t get on the field until Thursday against Eastern and it took eight innings before the Lady Eagles pulled out a 4-2 victory.

  • A horrible start sinks BC in...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – One bad inning put the Bullitt Central Cougars behind the eight ball on Thursday and the maroon and gray could not recover as they dropped a key 23rd District game to Moore by a 7-3 score.

    In fact, in the only two games that the Cougars played last week, they were behind early. The only good news was that the team managed to rally on Friday and beat Thomas Nelson 8-3 on the road.

  • Eagles get an extra day to beat...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Brian Wise has been in coaching for a number of years.

    And just when you think we’ve seen it all… there is something new.

    The past week was a series of “I don’t know if I’ve ever seen that” moments for the veteran North Bullitt baseball coach.

    At the end of the day, North Bullitt got the win it needed — a victory over district foe Southern.

  • Chargers come up just short over...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was plenty of offense for the Bullitt East Chargers last week on the baseball diamond and on Saturday it looked for a time like the red and gold could make a major statement on a big stage.

  • BE track team does training in...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It is just his first season as an assistant coach with the Bullitt East track program, but assistant coach Michael Whitfill is already adding to the program.

    Over spring break, the Chargers took a group of 12 athletes south for some extra training. The group went to Destin, Florida and then competed in a meet in Montgomery, Alabama before returning home.

    The spring break trip was something that Whitfill did in his last few seasons coaching at North Bullitt.

  • Big tennis winner was the weather

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — The final weeks of the tennis season began after spring break. However, the weather wasn’t always cooperative.

    But before the spring break vacation, Bullitt East girls’ tennis got a couple of matches completed.

    On March 28, the Lady Chargers went to Highview Park for a single match against Whitefield Academy.

    Jada Rush lost to Whitefield’s Emily Jacobson 6-0, 6-1.

    (Wednesday’s match against Bullitt Central was detailed in the Monday, April 3, issue of The Pioneer News.)

  • Central, East heading to KHSAA...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the third straight season, Bullitt County will be sending a one-two punch to the Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Archery Tournament in Lexington.