High School Sports

  • North Bullitt doubles up on Moore

     HEBRON ESTATES — It was a perfect night of basketball at North Bullitt on Friday as both the Eagles and Lady Eagles got the best of visiting Moore.

    The Lady Eagles picked up a key victory as they defeated their 23rd District rivals by a 59-53 margin. Just two weeks earlier the green and gold had lost a two-point decision to the Lady Mustangs in the championship game of a tournament in Florida.

    With the win, North Bullitt wrapped up the number one seed for the district tournament that will be played at Bullitt Central in late February.

  • Central sweeps Southern

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was another banner night for the Bullitt Central basketball teams as for the second time this season the boys’ and girls’ programs swept a meeting with a district rival.

    On Friday it was Southern making the trip south and then heading home with a pair of losses on the Cougars’ homecoming night.

  • Chargers rally to beat top-seeded Butler

     VALLEY STATION – Scoring the final 11 points of the game, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied to beat top-seeded Butler 50-49 on Monday in the opening round of the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament at Valley High School.

  • BC learns key lessons in LIT loss

       VALLEY STATION – The short-term was a good kick in the pants, but Bullitt Central head coach Shane Popplewell believes that losing to state-power Trinity 67-47 in the opening round of the 72nd annual Republic Bank Louisville Invitational Tournament will be a plus for his team in the long-term.

  • Central & East set for LIT spotlight

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament will have a distinctly Bullitt County feel on Monday as both Bullitt East and Bullitt Central will be in action.

    This is the first time that Bullitt Central (12-5) has ever participated in the Boys’ LIT and it will also mark the first time that any of the larger sports programs at the school have ever taken on Trinity, the Cougars’ opening round opponent at 8:15 on Monday.

  • Central Hoops Homecoming

    Between Friday’s games with Southern, Bullitt Central  named seniors Destiny Crump and Isaiah Miller as the 2019 Basketball Homecoming Qeen and King. Crump is the daughter of Billy and Michelle Crump while Miller is the son of Timothy and Angel Miller.

  • BC a Mann down to PRP

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Despite deciding to give leading scorer Jake Mann a little extra trim to heal a sprained ankle suffered the previous weekend in a win over North Hardin, the Bullitt Central Cougars stayed close with traditional Louisville power Pleasure Ridge Park last Tuesday.

    Bullitt Central was down 46-39 entering the fourth quarter, but then reeled off nine straight points to grab the lead with just over five minutes remaining in the game. However, the athletic Panthers rallied and managed to pull out a 59-54 victory.

  • Waggener pulls away late to beat BE 56-47

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The effort was as good as it had been at any time this season, but once more the Bullitt East Chargers could not find a way to pull out a win against one of the better teams on is schedule on Tuesday as the red and gold lost at home to Waggener 56-47.

    Just four days earlier, Bullitt East had lost a road game at Kentucky Country Day 61-56.

    The effort was a complete reversal from the KCD game to taking on Waggener, the third-seeded team in the upcoming Republic Bank Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • Cold-shooting costs BE vs. Mercy

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – When Bullitt East junior guard Emily Ezell connected on a three-pointer to open the second half, the Lady Chargers pulled within three points of Mercy, the pre-season number one team in Kentucky after reaching the state championship game a year ago

    Unfortunately, was the high water mark for the red and gold. Ezell’s three-pointer made it 37-34 but over the next 15 minutes, Bullitt East would connect on just four more baskets.

  • East earns Girls’ LIT bid, but North comes up short

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was never any doubt that Bullitt East would be in the field, but there were questions over the weekend if the Lady Chargers could slide into one of the four top seeding positions for the Girls’ Republic Bank/Coca-Cola Consolidated Louisville Invitational Tournament.

    Bullitt East came up just short of that mark on Monday, earning the number five seed for the Girls’ LIT. The event will be played the week of Jan. 29 at Bellarmine University’s Knight’s Hall and Christian Academy.