High School Sports

  • Eagles stay hot, melt Waggener

        HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Eagles made it five straight wins on Tuesday as the green and gold traveled into Jefferson County and managed to slip past Waggener 71-67.
        This was the second meeting of the season between the two schools. They had played in the semi-finals of the Sarah Major Barger Tournament at North Bullitt on Dec. 22 with the Eagles winning 75-64.

  • Mixed game levels don't slow BE

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - No high school basketball team can have its 'A' game every night it takes the court.
        Just ask the Bullitt East Chargers. The state's second-ranked team by the computers and fifth by the Associated Press, had its 'A' game and more on Tuesday as they traveled to Bardstown and routed Nelson county 101-52.
        Two nights later, the Chargers went east to Taylorsville and the red and gold had to overcome some poor shooting to slip past an emotional Spencer county squad 58-46.

  • BC rights ship after key loss with two wins

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - After dropping the decision to North Bullitt at home on a Friday night, part of Bullitt Central head coach Joe Pat Lee wasn't looking forward to getting back into action just 24-hours later.

  • Willis ends speculation, commits to Kentucky

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - After Bullitt East had lost to Ballard 73-55 in the quarter-finals of the Louisville Invitational Tournament, Derek Willis knew that something had to change.
        The 6-9 junior had just completed one of the worst games of his career in red and gold, having scored just seven points and spending most of the night sitting on the bench after picking up three fouls in the first half. When he was on the court in the second half, the Ballard fans spent most of their energy serenading him with chants of 'over...rated'.

  • Hot shooting in fourth quarter key to BC win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The final score had Bullitt Central defeating district foe North Bullitt 78-65.

  • East slips past visiting Central

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Despite the fact that that Central is no longer in the Sixth Region (having been moved to the Seventh Region), the Lady Yellowjackets paid a visit to Bullitt East on Friday for a contest that went down to the wire before the Lady Chargers held on for a 57-53 victory.

  • Extra practice pays off in big way for Eagles

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Practice makes perfect. And while no coach will ever call a team’s performance perfect, a smiling Brian Courtney came as close to uttering that word as he could following his North Bullitt Eagles thrashing of county rival Bullitt Central on Friday.

  • NB, BC pull out tight wins; BE can’t make final push

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Playing just a few minutes before snow hit the area on Saturday, the Bullitt County Challenge saw the best that local girls’ basketball has to offer as the three Bullitt County teams showcased what they could do in three games against area teams in games played at Bullitt East.

  • BC boys win bowling crown at PRP tourney

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central bowling program picked up its first major title in the first season as a sponsored sport by the Kentucky High School Athletic Association when the Cougars grabbed the big trophy at the Pleasure Ridge Park Invitational.

  • Lady Cougars run into big trouble on the road

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars hit the road on Tuesday and the road hit back as the maroon and gray had nothing in the second half for Jeffersontown in a 63-42 defeat.
        Bullitt Central stayed close early against a quick and athletic squad. The Louisville Lady Chargers had a 14-9 advantage after one quarter and the Lady Cougars were still within 25-21 at halftime before the wheels fell off in the second half.