Community Sports

  • Eastside sweeps county middle school titles
     In mid-May, all six Bullitt County middle school track programs collided at Bullitt East in the All-Bullitt County Middle School Championships. Eastside won the boys’ title with 179 points to beat Hebron with 111 points. On the girls’ side, Eastside scored 189.50 points to beat runner-up Mount Washington which finished with 91 points.  
  • Elementary NASP State scores
     (Editor’s Note – This story contains the results from the elementary division of the National Archery in School’s Program (NASP) State Tournament that was held recently. The results for the high school and middle school events were covered in last Monday’s edition and can be found here.)  
  • Former BE standouts on national stage
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Men’s and Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournaments will be on everyone’s radar this week with first and second round games Thursday through Monday. The events might even be a little bigger than normal in Mount Washington as a pair of former Bullitt East standouts both will be playing in the big dances.
  • Griffin Club brings home three youth wrestling crowns
     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Based out of Bullitt Central High, the Griffin Wrestling Club made an impressive showing at the state youth championships. Lane Griffin, Mason Montgomery and Brayden Montgomery each won first place in their weight class. Grayson Wade finished second and Tristan Cooper was third in their weight classifications. Jason Bayne finished sixth in his class. Other competitors included Lachlan Bodner, Alex Terry, Hunter Albritton, Neal Wright, Donnie McCubbins, Adam Perry and Adalyn Perry.
  • Little Flock has success on court
     The Little Flock Christian Academy Lady Lions won first place in the Collegiate Hoops 2019 class and the 28th annual Roundball Classic at Our Savior Lutheran School. In the Collegiate Hoops event, Little Flock defeated Highland Latin, Collegiate and St. Francis to win the championship.
  • Eastside sweeps ‘A’ and ‘B’ titles
     ZONETON – The championship game of the Boys’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament lived up to all the expectations on Thursday before the Eastside Eagles pulled away late to beat the Hebron Panthers 54-43. The two squads had split their regular season meetings and Hebron had the top-seed for the post-season tournament based on the fact that they had won the second confrontation. Both teams had 9-1 records against their county foes.
  • East Running Club completes successful cross-country season
     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The East Running Club just completed another season of cross-country at the elementary level under head coach Kenny Hughes. Hughes, who is the boys’ cross-country coach at Bullitt East, runs the East Running Club program along with Bullitt East girls’ head coach Lenny Raley. At the East Running Club, Hughes has the elementary age runners while Raley works with the middle school runners. According to Hughes, the elementary program had 52 runners this season from the four schools in the Mt. Washington area.
     HEBRON ESTATES -- Friday night’s Girl/Boy basketball doubleheader at North Bullitt against Holy Cross was a ‘yellow out’ event to raise awareness of Spina Bifida. North Bullitt sold yellow T-shirts for the game for #teamluke. Luke is the young son of Dennis and Casey Bannon who was born with Spina Bifida. Luke was the team’s captain for the game and shared high-fives during the starter introductions.
  • Bullitt County Bandits Football
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County Bandits was a youth All-Star program formed when the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League decided to no longer do All-Star teams. The Bandits view Bullitt County as a whole and knew that great players are present throughout the league and this is how we have been formed. The league is comprised of players and coaches from across the league brought together for one goal and as one family. Relationships have been built with these young men that will last a lifetime and that is what makes these boys so special.