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High School Sports

  • NB comes up just short of signature win

     HEBRON ESTATES – The North Bullitt Eagles were leading by seven points with seven minutes to play on Tuesday against a very good West Jessamine team, but the Eagles couldn’t seal the deal, falling 52-47.

    West Jessamine came into the game averaging over 80 points a contest in building a 9-1 record. Just the week earlier, the Colts had twice scored 90 points and then beat Bullitt Central 74-38 in the championship game of the Henry County Invitational.

    The contest was the first for the Eagles since they went 1-2 on a holiday trip to Florida.

  • BC’s Ijames signs with IUS to continue baseball career

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Sometimes when it comes to picking a college destination who you know can be an important point.

    That was the case with Bullitt Central senior Garrison Ijames when he selected Indiana University Southeast in New Albany as his college choice. Recently it all became official with the powerful NAIA program when Ijames signed all the necessary paperwork in a ceremony in the Bullitt Central Media Center.

  • East makes field for next week’s boys’ LIT

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament announced shrinking the event field from 20 to 16 teams and after being ranked 14th in the original SETH rankings, the format used for selecting the 16 teams, the Bullitt East Chargers easily made the field in the final call, earning the number ten seed.

    With the seed, Bullitt East will play the final game of the first-round when they take on seventh-seeded Pleasure Ridge Park on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 8:15 p.m. at Valley High School.

  • Cougars finish second at Henry Co. tourney

      NEW CASTLE – It’s not often that you can find a coach after a game in which his team lost by 36 points in a championship game of a traditional tournament and had that coach smiling and content with his team.

    But that was the case on Friday with Bullitt Central head coach Jessie Curry who actually has had a lot to be pleased with over the first five weeks of the regular season. He was in no mood after the championship game of the Henry County Invitational to led a 74-36 setback to a strong West Jessamine team take away from the start of the season.

  • Lady Eagles get to unwind in Florida

     HEBRON ESTATES – Area high school basketball teams seldom know what they are going to get on holiday trips out-of-state other than some better weather, a chance to ‘bond’ for the second half of the season and to get a chance to unwind.

    That was certainly the case for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles last week as they traveled to Pensacola for three games in the Innisfree Hotels Pensacola Beach Tournament. The host high school was hosting concurrent boys’ and girls’ tournaments and had teams from just about every southern state.

  • 2017 -- A Sports Year to Remember

     From Bullitt East’s Lindsey Duvall being named Miss Basketball to a pair of state cheerleading championships, 2017 was certainly a year to remember on the local high school sports scene.

  • Bullitt East reaches final of Owensboro tourney

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Playing an extra game and not getting home until early on Christmas Eve was just fine with the Bullitt East Chargers as they competed in the Owensboro Invitational Tournament just before the holidays.

  • Central wins two of three at Butler County event

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Playing three games in two days, the Bullitt Central Cougars picked up a pair of wins just before Christmas playing in the BTN/WLBQ Christmas Classic at Butler County High School.

  • 2017 Bullitt County Player of the Year

     Bullitt Central junior Daylin Huff was recently named the Bullitt County Player of the Year.

    Huff, an All-District quarterback and defensive back, rushed for 1,507 yards while scoring 15 touchdowns.

    He also completed 60 percent of his passes for 284 yards.

    Huff also had four interceptions on defense.

    The annual award is presented by Schmid Funeral Home and is also co-sponsored by The Awards Center, WFBR 95.3 radio and The Pioneer News.

    Presenting the award were Mark Schmid (right) and Tim Gonterman of Schmid Funeral Home.

  • Press pressure lifts Lady Eagles to tourney title

     CAMPBELLSVILLE  -- North Bullitt head coach David Marion is not a jockey.

    However, it appeared that as his Lady Eagles were down by 10 strides…points … with four minutes to go, Marion told his players to “go.”

    Down the back stretch, North Bullitt outscored previously undefeated Casey County 18-5 to win the Food Pantry Holiday Classic at Campbellsville High School.

    Marion was proud of his team’s 60-57 win against a very solid Casey County squad.