Community Sports

  • MW U-10 All-Stars finish as district runners-up, go to state
    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Playing at home, the Mount Washington Under-10 All-Stars finished second in the District 10 and 11 Tournament and then advanced to the Cal Ripken Metro West Kentucky State Tournament last weekend. First, in district play, the U-10 All-Stars finished ‘pool’ play as the number two seed for the five-team bracket play and then defeated Spencer County 12-8 in the second semi-final. That led into the championship game against Jeffersontwon, but on a hot day, the team came up short by a 10-0 score.
  • Blue Lick U-10 All-Star squad
     LOUISVILLE -- It was a tough start to the All-Star season for the 10-year-old team from Blue Lick. Facing Germantown on Thursday evening, Blue Lick failed to collect a hit in a 14-0 loss in four innings. Bryan Boulden threw the first three innings of no-hit ball. The visitors jumped on top 4-0 in the first inning. Germantown followed that with another eight runs in the second. Played at Prairie Village in Louisville, Blue Lick went into the loser’s bracket on Friday and lost against Okolona.
  • Blue Lick U-8 All-Stars
     LOUISVILLE — If was a tough opening game for the Blue Lick 8 All-Stars. Facing a Prairie Village team with some very big players, Blue Lick fell 13-2 in a second-round battle. After a rough first two innings, where Prairie Village scored eight of its runs, Blue Lick settled down. Held to a single hit in the machine-pitch tourney, Blue Lick scored its two runs in the fourth inning. With one out, Brayden Puckett reached on a single and Allan Getzin followed with a double. Jayden Seay and Evan Heath each followed with RBI singles.
  • MW U-8 softball All-Stars win Ohio Valley Regional
    GLASGOW – Roaring out of the loser’s bracket to win five straight games, four in one day, the Mount Washington Under-8 All-Stars won the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional Tournament title last weekend in Barren County. The team capped off the big weekend by defeating rival Germantown in two straight games. First, Mount Washington won the first of the two championship games by a 9-6 score and then came back after a 30-minute break to win the final championship game 6-3.
  • Babe Ruth experimenting with new format
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer baseball All-Star season is in full swing now with teams from both the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball League as well as the Blue Lick Optimist League all in action this month.
  • Summer All-Star play in full swing this week
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer All-Star trail for local area Cal Ripkin league teams will start this week with games in both Louisville and Mount Washington. Some first round games will start as early as Wednesday with action in most age groups finishing up by Sunday.
  • Lady Charger Hoops Camp
     The oldest and largest of the summer sports camps in Bullitt County is the Lady Charger Basketball Camp. Almost 200 young players took part in this year’s four-day event held in two gyms at Bullitt East with both a morning and afternoon session. There was plenty of work on fundamentals of the game as well as plenty of ‘knock-out’, ‘hot shot’ and free throw shooting contests along with the traditional camp shirt signings on the final day. The camp was once again under the direction of Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings.
  • 2018 Cougar Hoops Camp
     There was a strong turn out recently for the Bullitt Central Cougar Hoops Camp. This was the second year that the annual event has been under the direction of Jessie Curry. The biggest event o the four-day camp was the Camp Game on the last day. The large number of campers were split into two teams with each age group playing for five minutes with the score carrying over as older and older players rotated onto the court. The game even brought out a large number of parents to watch.
  • 2018 Bullitt East Baseball Camp
     The annual Bullitt East Baseball Camp was held last week at the Kentucky Sports Academy in Mount Washington. Under the direction of long-time Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles, the event has been going strong for a dozen years. The young players got three days of intensive baseball work including instruction on throwing, hitting and base running. There was also a healthy dose of ‘whiffle’ ball play which seemed to suit the young players just fine.
  • Bernheim finishes 10th at NASP World Tourney
     LOUISVILLE – With archery in Bullitt County, a major reason for the success at the high school level is that many of the feeder programs also have archery teams. In fact, all six of the middle schools in Bullitt County had archery programs. As far back as 2010, Eastside Middle School was finishing as high as second in the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) World Tournament.