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Today's Sports

  • Chargers rally for big win

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Trailing 63-57 entering the fourth quarter of the opening game of the season, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied on Tuesday to beat visiting Warren Central 86-81.

    Bullitt East pulled ahead late and the lead was only one point at 82-81 with 14 seconds to play before the Chargers secured the win late at the foul line.

    The Chargers had a 37-36 lead at halftime.

  • North has more than enough for...

      HEBRON ESTATES -- While any coach will find fault in his team’s performance, North Bullitt’s Korey Craddock had plenty of reasons to smile Tuesday evening.

    His Eagles got off to a flying start with a 78-54 victory over former Eighth Region foe Henry County.

    The homesteading Eagles would not trail after the 2:00 mark of the first quarter and placed four scorers in double digits.

  • Lady Eagles look impressive in...

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Lady Eagles got just what they wanted from the first two games of the regular season as coach Dave Marion’s team got the best of both Assumption and Oldham County in a three-day span to open the 2015-16 campaign.

    On Tuesday, the green and gold got the best of Assumption, beating the Rockets 58-45 after pulling away from a 35-33 lead late in the third quarter.

  • Lady Cougars struggle in opener

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The first night of the regular season against Trimble County didn’t go so well for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars, but the team bounced back two nights later and picked up win number one as they trounced Jeffersontown.

    On Tuesday, playing at home, the Lady Cougars just did not shoot the ball well. In fact, the team didn’t do very much right over the first three quarters before rallying from being ten points down with seven minutes to play to pull even at 34-34 with a minute to play.

  • Cougars have a strong opening (...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The opposition wasn’t very good, but the Bullitt Central Cougars still put on an impressive opening night win on Tuesday as the maroon and gray routed visiting Trimble County 65-33 in a game that wasn’t even as close as the final score would indicate.

  • This could well be a special...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It could be a great winter to be a high school basketball fan in Bullitt County.

    Despite the loss of Bullitt East standout Lindsey Duvall to injury, this could be another outstanding season overall. It is not out of the realm of possibility for all six Bullitt County teams to post winning records as well as all six reaching their respective Sixth Region Tournaments when March rolls around.

  • Chargers ready for successful...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Ready, willing, experienced and favored.

    For the first time since Derek Willis, Rusty Troutman and Trey Rakes were walking the hallways at Bullitt East, the Chargers are the team to beat this winter in the always-tough Sixth Region.

    Coach Bob Blackburn’s team has already been ranked as high as eighth in the state in pre-season polls and they have been the regional favorite since the end of last season after losing 65-61 to eventual champion Doss in the regional semi-finals at Valley.

  • Lady Chargers ready to overcome...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Not many basketball teams can lose a high Division-I player and still feel like they can still compete with the top teams in the area.

    Not the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

    Despite the loss for junior guard Lindsey Duvall, who recently had successful surgery to remove a tumor from her knee, the Lady Chargers still think they can challenge for the top spot in both the 24th District and the Sixth Region.

  • North’s Davenport to play golf...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Playing a sport in high school, even if you are not a top-level athlete, can turn into a positive outcome when it comes to deciding on a college destination.

    Or it can at least save your family a couple of dollars.

    North Bullitt senior Camden Davenport did his homework and found some smaller schools in the state that he felt would suit his educational needs. The four-year Eagle golfer was most interested in Brescia, a school in Owensboro.

  • Now healthy, Lady Cougars expect...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – With just over a week remaining until the first game, Bullitt Central Lady Cougar head coach Kyle Roach was all smiles.

    He should be.

    On that date, the coach could not list a single injury in his program. Now, if that run can just continue the maroon and gray could be able to reach their potential and challenge the upper echelon of teams in the Sixth Region, including Bullitt East and North Bullitt.