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High School Sports

  • NB’s Milby signs with Georgetown CC/track

     HEBRON ESTATES – Over the years, a lot of high school basketball players have joined the cross-country team at their schools as a competitive form of conditioning.

    For the most part, those athletes have gone on to continue their athletic careers in college as basketball players.

    Put North Bullitt senior Katie Milby down as the exception to the rule. Already a standout basketball player with the Lady Eagles, it wasn’t until the fall of her junior campaign that she opted to give cross-country a look.

  • Bullitt East’s Peyton Renfrow finishes as second female

     LOUISVILLE – The recent National Archery in Schools Program Eastern National event once again showcased the popularity and competitiveness of the Bullitt County teams taking part in the huge event held at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

    In the traditional ‘bullseye’ event, there were 283 teams that competed. In this NASP event, schools were allowed to enter as many teams of 24 shooters as they wished.

  • BC names Curry new girls’ basketball coach

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After sitting out a season, former Bullitt Central boys’ basketball coach Jessie Curry is back in the saddle, having recently been named the new head coach for the Bullitt Central girls’ program.

    Curry replaces Josh Cravens whose contract was not renewed this spring after he coached the Lady Cougars for the past three seasons.

    When the job came open, Curry didn’t have to think twice about throwing his hat into the ring of candidates.

  • All-Stars at BE Wednesday; Bellarmine Friday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Many of the top basketball players in the state will be at Bullitt East on Wednesday as the Kentucky All-Stars will take on the state’s Junior All-Stars.

    The girls’ contest, which includes Bullitt East’s Emma Ralph on the Kentucky All-Star team and Lady Charger Lexi Taylor playing for the Junior All-Stars, will start at 6 p.m. The boys’ game will follow.

  • BE’s Gentry soars to second in long jump

     LEXINGTON – In the track and field world, there are certain events where an athlete can for one sudden moment in time can put it all together and have a lifetime of special memories.

    The long jump is definitely one of those events and Bullitt East senior Hayden Gentry created a moment for a lifetime on Saturday with one single leap into the pit at the KHSAA Kentucky State Track and Field Championships at the University of Kentucky.

  • East’s Boyer is second and third in two unified events

     LEXINGTON – Saturday was quite a day for Bullitt East senior David Boyer.

    Boyer actually started the day in Richmond competing in the Special Olympics Kentucky State Championships in track and field, winning medals in both the shot put and the 100-meter dash.

    Then, he competed in two unified events at the KHSAA Kentucky State Track and Field Championships at the University of Kentucky. 

  • Lady Eagles make it look easy in final

     HEBRON ESTATES — North Bullitt Lady Eagle coach Jason Andres isn’t too concerned when his team gives up a run in the first inning.

    For a second straight game in the 23rd District tournament, the visitors came in and got on the scoreboard first.

    Don’t fret. North Bullitt would score the next 16 to earn a another district title and the chance to host a Sixth Region game on Saturday.

    The Lady Eagles swept past Southern 16-1 in four innings. The winning run came on a walkoff, inside-the-Clyde Muncy Park homer from Savannah Mills.

  • After big win Cougars flat in tourney final

     HEBRON ESTATES — Coming off one of the program’s biggest wins in recent history, the Bullitt Central baseball team didn’t didn’t have quite the same energy a day later.

    After defeating North Bullitt 6-3 in extra innings to reach its first 23rd District final in several years, Bullitt Central was no match for Southern hurler Conner Fries in Tuesday’s 23rd District Championship contest.

    The Cougars lost 12-2 but did advance to the Sixth Region tournament, which opened on Saturday.

  • Spring activities still have a few issues to go

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – By the time you read this, the high school spring sports season will be pretty much complete. All of the seniors will have graduated and for a few weeks things like basketball, soccer and baseball camps will rule the sports landscape before All-Star baseball teams swing into action around the Fourth of July.

  • State tennis was simply a learning event

     LEXINGTON – After realignment greatly changed the local tennis scene for the three area high school programs, the players learned the most important lesson of the new landscape – that they can compete at the top of the sport under the new regional alignment.

    That was the easy part of the changes. Now the programs have a much more difficult endeavor – learning to compete at the state level.