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Today's News

  • BE’s Simpson signs to play baseball at EKU

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – As early as he could remember, Bullitt East senior Garrett Simpson has had a baseball in his hand.

    That makes sense since his father, Craig, was a standout pitcher at Bullitt Central before going on to play college baseball at Ohio Wesleyan. Like his father, Garrett has become a quality pitcher.

    Success pitching for Bullitt East attracted top colleges to the family’s doorstep. In the fall, Simpson decided that Eastern Kentucky University would be where he would ply his trade over the next four years.

  • State wrestling was a learning experience

     LEXINGTON – The 2019 Kentucky State Wrestling Championships turned out to be a learning experience for what was a pretty young group of Bullitt County wrestlers.

    Three Bullitt County wrestlers won their opening matches and two other wrestlers posted 2-2 marks and got to wrestle on Saturday.

  • Local swim programs compete in Region Four finals

     LOUISVILLE – The Bullitt County swimming programs recently competed in the Region Four Championships at the Ralph Wright Natatorium on the University of Louisville campus.

    As has been the situation since the Bullitt County Board of Education agreed to fund a single coach, the three high school programs practice together, but then compete individually when it comes to meets. Katie Philpott oversees all three programs.

  • Post-season starts Monday for basketball

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Since the Bullitt County schools joined the Sixth Region for the 2006 post-season, there has never been as much balance in basketball as there has been this winter – especially on the boys’ side of things.

    That is what makes this week’s district play so interesting as some good teams are going to go home early. It also makes the district play important as the four district winners in the Sixth Region will each host first-round games of the Sixth Region Tournament on Monday, Feb. 25 against a district runner-up.

  • Local hoops teams get in final contests

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The final week of the regular season for the three area boys’ basketball team got off to a perfect start as each of the programs picked up an early week win.

    After games late in the week, all focus will turn to the 23rd and 24th District Tournaments that will be this week. North Bullitt and Bullitt Central will play in the 23rd District Tournament at Bullitt Central while Bullitt East will be in the 24th District event at Jeffersontown High School.

    Boys – Tuesday

  • Central off to another strong archery season

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – The first key archery tournament of the season went to Bullitt Central as the Cougars captured the NASP Region 5 event at John Hardin High School two weekends ago.

    In fact, it was a big event for Bullitt County teams overall as Bernheim took the middle school title (actually Bernheim had two teams in the event and finished first and second) while Shepherdsville and Cedar Grove finished first and second in the elementary division.

  • Short-handed Lady Chargers still too much for BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Nobody was mad, sad, surprised or elated on Tuesday when the Bullitt East Lady Chargers traveled to Shepherdsville for the first time since 2014 and showed the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars what it is like to be a top-15 team in the state.

    The outcome was never in doubt as the Lady Chargers jumped on top 24-5 after one quarter and the rolled up a 43-12 advantage by halftime. Midway through the third quarter the visitors pushed the margin past 35 points and the rest of the game was played with a running clock.

  • ROADSHOW for the week of February 17, 2019

       Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the information below is strictly of an advisory nature and is subject to change with no notice.

    Pothole patching, sweeping, drain & ditch cleaning, pavement marking, and maintenance crews may work

    on major interstates in the Louisville Metro area only during non-peak daytime hours and at night.

    Motorists should watch for roadside maintenance and pavement marking crews on interstates and

    highways throughout the rest of the district on a daily basis.

  • Hot-shooting Chargers roll to 75-41 victory

     HEBRON ESTATES – The Bullitt East Chargers are hot.

    Smokin’ hot.

    Shooting 60 percent from the field, the red and gold put together another solid performance on Friday, rolling past North Bullitt 75-41 in a game that was not nearly as close as many had thought it would be.

    Just two weeks earlier, North Bullitt had beaten Bullitt Central by five points and then three days later the Cougars had defeated the Chargers in overtime by a single point.

  • Lady Chargers show off their defensive form

     HEBRON ESTATES – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have long memories.

    Really long memories.

    Coach Chris Stallings’ team remembered back almost a year to ending the previous season with a 59-46 loss to North Bullitt in the opening round of the Sixth Region Tournament, a game played on the Lady Eagle’s home floor.

    With that setback still vivid in their minds, the Lady Chargers returned to North Bullitt on Friday and this time the result was much different as Bullitt East rolled to a dominating 64-22 victory.