High School Sports

  • BC baseball looking for a better finish

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Over the past two seasons, the Bullitt Central Cougars have not been world-beaters when it comes to baseball, but they have been competitive during the regular season for the most part.

  • North Bullitt seeks return to Sixth Region elite

     HEBRON ESTATES  — The taste of a less than satisfying season can tend to linger a long time.

    But it can also be a motivating factor in the off-season to make sure the work that is needed is completed to avoid a repeat.

    In the world of North Bullitt baseball, advancing to the Sixth Region semifinal wasn’t a bad experience. However, the 3-2 loss to Bullitt East capped off a season where the Eagles had a 12-26 record and that did not sit well with veteran skipper Brian Wise and his staff.

  • Lindsey Wilson inks BC’s Metcalf for archery

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Everyone in the family was involved with archery so it made sense that Casie Metcalf would follow suit.

    Even if that means your high school coach also happens to be with your dad.

    For Metcalf it was a pretty good experience — both participating for the Bullitt Central archery team and doing it under the tutelage of her dad, Dusty.

  • BC’s Gould all-in to be a Blue Raider archer

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — The mere thought of Savannah Gould being a college athlete might bring a chuckle to her parents.

    Well, let them chuckle as Gould will attend Lindsey Wilson College next fall and will compete on the school’s archery team.

    The senior at Bullitt Central High recently signed to continue her athletic career at Lindsey Wilson, which will be in its only second year with an archery program.

  • Lady Eagles in ‘reload’ mode in the pitching circle

     HEBRON ESTATES – With a solid first season under his belt, North Bullitt softball coach Chad Laswell is looking forward to more success this spring.

    Still, there is a of work to be done in 2019 as the coach has to replace the top two pitchers from last season’s 17-16 squad that won the 24th District title. There were also major losses at some key field position spots that need to be shored up.

  • Central’s Huff signs for football at Centre

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A day after suffering a compound leg fracture in the third football game of the season, Bullitt Central senior Daylin Huff had a lot of well wishes from friends through email, texts and phone calls.

    The most important phone call that day may have come from the Centre University football program. Despite an injury that would keep Huff on the sideline for the rest of his senior season, the Colonels were calling to say that nothing had changed in their desire to have the Cougar senior join their program.

  • East’s Elder to continue soccer career at Pikeville

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bullitt East senior Will Elder may dabble with basketball at times, but his heart is involved in soccer.

    That is why Elder veered away for one night during his basketball duties to sign a latter of intent to play his college soccer at Pikeville University in eastern Kentucky.

    Unlike so many young athletes who now make first contact with smaller schools through the internet, it was Pikeville that found Eder and made the first contact. That led to a visit where everything fell together.

  • New tennis alignment has area teams in contention

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Realignment is part of the sports scene at the high school level in Kentucky.

    Normally there is a lot of trepidation and worry anytime there is change. That is just human nature.

    But for the Bullitt County tennis programs, realignment for that sport, which goes into effect this spring the reaction is one of more pure joy.

  • East’s Kruse signs to join Spalding’s volleyball program

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Despite the fact that she has already twice reached the KHSAA Kentucky State Tennis Tournament, Bullitt East senior Savannah Kruse had no trouble deciding on taking another route with her college athletic choice.

    The ‘other’ sport in Kruse’s life is volleyball and it was that sport that she chose to follow when she signed to attend Spalding University in Louisville starting in August. Kruse made it all official at a large signing ceremony at Bullitt East a few months ago.

  • Chargers’ big finish comes up short

     SHIVELY – Bullitt East’s sizzling late season run came up a win short of the promised land on Saturday as the Chargers’ lost in the championship game of the Boys’ Sixth Region Tournament to Butler 52-48.

    It was the first time since 2016 that Bullitt East reached the regional final. In that year, the Chargers lost to Doss by four points. The red and gold have not won a regional title since 2012.