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Today's Sports

  • 5th-ranked Bullitt East beats...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers played just one game last week, but it was one big win for the red and gold as they defeated the state’s fourth-ranked team, Male, by a 4-2 score.

    As the team has done all spring, the Lady Chargers rode another huge performance from sophomore Taylor Roby to the win. Roby allowed just four hits while pitching and then she drove home three of the four runs with a home run and a double.

  • BE’s Wilson, Masden reaching...

     BARDSTOWN – The final time all three Bullitt County track teams will be competing in the same meet before the Class 3-A, Region 3 Championships came on Tuesday at the Border Battle Meet at Nelson County High School.

    While individual and team scoring was being contested, there was also a Bullitt County vs. Nelson County battle going on. Unfortunately, the Nelson County school prevailed in that duel on both the boys’ and girls’ side as Nelson County, Bardstown and Thomas Nelson got the best of Bullitt East, Bullitt Central and North Bullitt.

  • NB’s Sizemore signs to play...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Sometimes it is the sport that comes first and the academics follow suit, especially early in the process.

    Other times, high school students have an occupation and career firmly planned out and the sport just follows along for fun.

    It was the latter for North Bullitt senior Tabitha Sizemore. The softball player had long ago decided that she wanted to attend Transylvania University in Lexington to study pre-med with the plans of becoming an anesthesiologist.

  • Local players seeded as quest...

    LOUISVILLE -- After local squads struggled in the team competition held last week, it is time for tennis players to begin their trek to the state tennis tournament.

    Region Six tennis action begins on Monday. 

    The girls will compete at Petersburg Park, located at Newburg Road and Indian Trail.

    The boys will compete at St. Xavier High School.

    All championships will be played at St. Xavier on Wednesday at 4 p.m.

    Girls’ action

  • Eagles rally from early 5-0 hole...

       HEBRON ESTATES -- A 5-1 deficit after the first inning showed that North Bullitt had a little bit of a hangover from facing Bullitt East three days earlier, but the Eagles kept their composure, rallied, and beat 23rd District rival Bullitt Central 7-6 on Tuesday of last week.

    North Bullitt scored four times in the top of the third inning and then went ahead with another run in the fourth. Bullitt Central kept it close, tying the game at 6-6 in the sixth.

  • Chargers have tough week

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers wrapped up the number seed for the upcoming 24th District Baseball Tournament early last week, but in two games at home as part of the Louisville Invitational Tournament, there were a pair of frustrating losses.

  • Down early, Lady Cougars rally...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Two months ago, Bullitt Central softball coach Mike Phillips was frustrated this his team was letting mistakes snowball into more and more mistakes before the team was in such a hole that they mentally gave up.

    Now, the Lady Cougars have started to show a little maturity, as they are able to put miscues in the rearview mirror and play the game in the present.

  • Again it is 1-0 as Bullitt East...

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt East vs. Mercy ranks as one of the top softball rivalries in the area, if not the closest.

    In the four seasons since the two programs were thrust into the 24th District, the two state powers have met seven times and seven times the games have been decided by a single run. Four times the final score has been 1-0.

    On Thursday, the two top-15 teams in the state clashed at Mercy and again it was fought tooth and nail before Bullitt East pulled out a 1-0 decision.

  • NB’s Vincent signs with Indiana...

     LOUISVILLE – Having friends in all the right places paid big dividends for North Bullitt senior Chayse Vincent as she found a volleyball home for the next four years at Indiana Tech, a college in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

    Recently, in a ceremony at the Mid-American Sports Academy in Jeffersontown, Vincent made it all official, signing the papers to play for the NAIA program.

  • Tredway heads to Spalding...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Rolling Hills Baptist volleyball program has won a lot of matches over the past four seasons and the talent level drew the attention of some area colleges.

    The Tornados, a school with only 32 students in the top 13 grades in northern Bullitt County, had never had an athlete sign with a college until recently when senior Emily Tredway signed to play at Spalding University in Louisville.