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Today's Sports

  • North still seeking a winning...

     HEBRON ESTATES – The start of the 2017 season hasn’t been exactly what first-year North Bullitt softball coach Neal Hornback was hoping for in terms of wins and losses, but the team has shown enough ability that they should be in the thick of things when the regular season district games used for seeding start early next week.

    Coming out of two games on Saturday at the Tates Creek Spring Fling, the Lady Eagles had just one win in the first ten games of the season.

  • BE beats three teams, falls to...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – If it were not for Oakwood High School, a team from Dayton, Ohio, it would have been a great spring break trip to Florida for the Bullitt East Chargers.

    Instead, it was just a pretty good week for the red and gold as the team beat three other squads who were all at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Kissimmee, Florida.

  • Eagles find winning ways in...

      MYRTLE BEACH – The annual pilgrimage to the Cal Ripken Experience in South Carolina was just what the coaches ordered for the North Bullitt Eagles.

    In their annual trip to the beach, the Eagles came home with a 4-1 record against some pretty good competition.

    “It was a really, really good week,” said head coach Brian Wise. “We got some good pitching and we hit the ball well.”

    As the Eagles prepared to enter District 23 play yesterday against Southern, Wise felt the adventure to South Carolina worked out well.

  • BC spends a lot of Florida trip...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – How often does a high school student get to wake-up, hear that school has been cancelled due to weather concerns and then goes and spends the day sitting on a beach.

    That is exactly what the Bullitt Central baseball team got to do last Wednesday during the squad’s trip to the Panama City Beach Bash during spring break.

  • Track teams seem to have gotten...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The first track and field meet held in Bullitt County in four years turned out to be a success two weeks ago with Bullitt East hosting North Bullitt and Bullitt Central as well as Moore and Fern Creek.

    That is not to say that everything went perfectly, few track meets ever do, but it was a very positive first step. Much of the credit for the success goes to Bullitt East head coach Lenny Raley. No one person in Bullitt County is more important to a sport than Raley is to track.

  • The real diamond seasons start...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central baseball coach G.J. Moore remembers it well.

    A year ago he had a relatively strong baseball team. True, the Cougars might have been a step or two behind two-time defending Sixth Region champion North Bullitt at the time, but they were most certainly on the same level as the other two district rivals – Moore and Southern.

  • NASCAR racer visits Hebron

     NASCAR truck series driver Ben Rhodes made a visit recently to talk with members of the Discovery School at Hebron Middle.

    Rhodes spoke to the students about his adventures in trying to become a regular on the NASCAR main circuit.

    He graduated from Holy Cross High School while also competing on the NASCAR circuit.

  • Three things to consider for...

     FRANKFORT – The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.

    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.

    1.    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

  • BE slips past nemeses Butler 2-1

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was a classic pitcher’s duel on Thursday between two teams that started the season ranked among the top dozen teams in the state when Bullitt East played host to its longtime thorn-in-the-side foe Butler.

    In the end, it was Bullitt East hurler Taylor Roby who got the best of Bearettes starter Annabelle Ramirez as the Lady Chargers pulled out a 2-1 victory.

    This was the first meeting between the rivals since Butler claimed a 1-0 victory a year ago in the first round of the Sixth Region tournament.

  • North falls late to Crimsons 6-4

     HEBRON ESTATES – After struggling at the start of the season, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles seem to be slowly putting the pieces together

    First, after dropping the first six games of the season during which they averaged just a little over one run a game, the green and gold picked up a 15-4 victory on a trip over the river to take on Providence High School (In.).

    Then last week, in the only game the team had scheduled, North Bullitt stayed close with a strong Manual squad before giving up two runs in the top of the seventh inning and losing 6-4.