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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Lady Chargers set to make...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is no greater broken record in area sports than the Sixth Region girls’ soccer tournament.

    In 2016, Bullitt East is once again out to break that record.

    Over the past four seasons, since the present alignment has been put into place, the Lady Chargers have lost 12 straight games to Mercy. Four of those came in the championship game of the Sixth Region Tournament, four came in the final of the 24th District Tournament and four came during the regular season.

  • Youth football league set to...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The 45th season for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football, Cheer and Dance League will open play for the 2016 season on Saturday with a full slate of games on the two fields on Joe B. Hall Avenue on the site of the old Shepherdsville High School.

  • Blue Lick gets community send...

     HILLVIEW -- Before departing on a plane heading to Ephrata, Wash., the Blue Lick 18 All Stars had a little parade on Sunday.

    Escorted from the Zoneton Firehouse to Challis Ford Ball Park, the Blue Lick All Stars were honored for winning the Ohio Valley Regional baseball tournament.

    Their reward is a trip to the Babe Ruth World Series. Blue Lick will be one of 10 teams to compete for the national crown.

  • Chargers finish in middle of...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school sports year got started with a bag locally on Friday as the Charger Invitational at Heritage Hill, sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home, was contested on the very first day of the season.

    The field has gotten better in each of the past several years and this time around a loaded field turned out to be dominated by teams from the state’s Fourth Region as Ballard won with a 297 to beat a pair of Oldham County teams -- North Oldham at 301 and Oldham County at 312.

  • BC youth football camp

      Recently, new Bullitt Central football coach Matt Kuehn conducted a three-day youth football camp for area players.

    Over 30 participants turned out for the early morning drills.

    The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will open its season next Saturday (Aug. 13) and Bullitt Central will play its first game on Aug. 21.

  • East’s Duvall commits to play...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior-to-be Lindsey Duvall -- after a lot of questions and second-guessing over the past few months -- on Saturday committed to play her college basketball at the University of Louisville.

  • 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.