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High School Sports

  • Lady Chargers have no trouble with Lady Chargers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Following a weekend pair of games in which they could not make shots, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers got back in the saddle on Tuesday and shot 58 percent in beating visiting Jeffersontown 81-49.

    Bullitt East was coming off a 62-49 loss at Franklin County in which they shot 39 percent from the field and a horrific 28 percent shooting night as they lost at Eastern 71-45. That game against Eastern included a two of 21 mark from beyond the three-point line.

  • State bowling was a learning event

    LOUISVILLE – Bullitt County’s three entries in Thursday’s KHSAA State Bowling Championships at Executive Strike and Spare each finished in the middle of the pack in a strong field.

    It was the first trip to the state finals for each of the three.

  • Chargers win two OT thriller over J-town

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – For two teams that will meet again in two weeks in a more important match-up, the Bullitt East Chargers and the Jeffersontown Chargers went at it tooth and nail on Tuesday in the regular season meeting between the two 24th District rivals.

    This was the first meeting between the two squads since Jeffersontown beat Bullitt East 70-64 in last year’s district tournament semi-finals.

  • East wins fourth straight Bullitt Cup

     Bullitt East continued its run of Bullitt Cup titles on Wednesday, beating their two county rivals for the fourth straight season.

    Bullitt East did not lose a match in beating North Bullitt and after Bullitt Central beat North Bullitt, the Chargers got the best of the Cougars 60-9.

    All three local teams will compete in the Region Three tournament on Saturday at Bullitt Central starting at 9 a.m.

  • Bullitt County trio headed to state bowling tourney

     LOUISVILLE – A trio of Bullitt County bowlers put in strong performances at the Region Three Championships at Ken Bowl Lanes last Tuesday to qualify for this week’s state championships.

    North Bullitt junior Kyle Reed rallied over the last two games to reach the step ladder portion of the competition and then finished third overall.

  • Cougars get a tight win over Wolverines

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Earlier in the week, Bullitt Central head coach Jessie Curry said he was looking for someone who could be a consistent shot maker.

    On Friday, the second-year coach may have found some playmakers.

    Trey Kearney and Chander Ocasio led a big fourth-quarter spurt to push the Cougars past Western Hills 56-53.

    Curry called Kearney the missing key to a successful post-season run.

    “Tonight, he showed what he could do,” said Curry.

  • Lady Cougars fall on homecoming

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s been the story of many games this season.

    The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars have played well in the first half. But then the effects of having a very, very young team sets in.

    Such was the case on Friday in a 71-45 loss to visiting Western Hills.

    Down 37-30 at intermission, head coach Josh Cravens saw his team score just seven points in the third quarter.

  • Hoops into the homestretch

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It was far from the most challenging weekend of the season, but the North Bullitt Lady Eagles can only play the team on the opposite bench and they did that well in two games over the weekend.

    On Friday, coach David Marion’s team made the short trip to Fairdale and beat the Lady Bulldogs 77-25.

    The green and gold shot 57.6 percent for the game in rolling to the win. The team also made five three-pointers.

    The only negative was 40 percent shooting at the foul line.

  • Hot start fuels Fern Creek past Chargers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Sometimes, no matter what you do or how well you play, victory is just not in the cards.

    That was certainly the case for the Bullitt East Chargers as they took the court in a highly anticipated rematch with Fern Creek. It had been less than three weeks earlier that the two Sixth Region rivals had battled to the end before the Tigers claimed a 52-50 win in the quarter-finals of the Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament.

  • BE girls best Fern Creek in first meeting

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Already knowing that there will be a second meeting, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers made the most of the first meeting on Tuesday as they beat visiting Fern Creek 58-47.

    With Mercy already the number one seed, Bullitt East and Fern Creek were battling for the second and third spots in the 24th District seeding process. No matter the outcome of the first meeting, the two will be playing in the second semi-final of the post-season tournament the week of Feb. 19 at Fern Creek.