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High School Sports

  • Central wins Smoky Mt. tourney

     GATLINBURG, TN – The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee really was a beautiful spot to spend a few days during the Christmas season for the Bullitt Central Cougars.

    Besides the holiday beauty of the picturesque city in the Appalachian Mountains, the Cougars got inside enough to win three games and capture a division title at the Smoky Mountain Classic the Thursday, Friday and Saturday before Christmas.

    Despite it being an out of state event, the Cougars actually beat two Kentucky teams to claim the title.

  • Lady Eagles’ ‘funk’ has team 1-2 in LaRue event

     HODGENVILLE -- The January funk has come a little earlier this season for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    Veteran head coach David Marion is hoping that a trip to Florida will re-energize his Lady Eagles.

    North Bullitt finished sixth in the LaRue County Lady Hawks Holiday Classic with a 55-29 loss to Bethlehem.

    Marion didn’t want to take any credit away from Bethlehem, who might be the second best team in the Fifth Region. The Banshees are 9-1 on the season and has a roster full of experienced players.

  • BC & NB tie in wrestling

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There was a small three-way wrestling meet last Wednesday at Bullitt Central with North Bullitt and Iroquois also taking part.

    Unfortunately, there were more forfeits than contested matches.

    In the match between Bullitt Central and North Bullitt, the final score was a 42-42 tie with only four matches in the 14 weight classes being contested. Of those four matches, Bullitt Central won three while North Bullitt took one.

  • Hot-shooting Conner ends BE’s dream

       MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers’ run through top-25 teams came to an end on Saturday in the championship game of the Queen of the Commonwealth Tournament on the team’s home floor.

    After already taking care of pre-season ranked teams Bowling Green and Manual in the two previous rounds, the Lady Chargers had their eyes squarely on Conner on Saturday in the final game.

  • East knocks out two top-25 teams to reach final

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers knocked off a pair of top-25 teams last week to earn a spot in the championship game of the Queen of the Commonwealth Tournament on Saturday night.

  • Chargers force overtime on three, then get past North Hardin

     HARNED – After three relatively easy games earlier in the week, the Bullitt East Chargers had to dig deep on Saturday against North Hardin in the third game of the Cecilian Bank Classic at Breckinridge County High School.

    This event was not really a tournament as there were six teams and each team played only three games. In fact, Bullitt East did not play the host team in the event at all.

  • State cheer and dance honors

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the holidays upon us, this is a great opportunity to mention a few more success stories by local teams in the sports world in recent weeks.

    It was great news recently when both Bullitt East and Bullitt Central repeated as state cheerleading champions in separate divisions.

  • Holiday tourneys resume Thursday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The second week of holiday tournament action will get underway on Thursday of this week with five of the six Bullitt County high school teams being in action.

    The one exception to the ‘tourney frenzy’ will be the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars. Coach Josh Cravens’ team played three games late last week and will then not play again until heading to Shelby County to take on the Lady Rockets on Jan. 8.

  • Lady Cougars nab fourth win

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It might not have been the highest hurdle  or the loftiest of goals to accomplish, but the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars picked up a memorable win on Tuesday when the maroon and gray defeated visiting Cumberland County 43-30.

    The importance of the win was that it was the fourth of the young season for the Lady Cougars. A year ago, the program won just three games the whole season. So, this was a small, but important step forward.

    Bullitt Central had earlier recorded wins over Richmond Model, Moore and Atherton.

  • Chargers grab district win; BC stays hot

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Just call it a ‘gap’ week for area boys’ basketball teams.

    Falling between the annual battle between Bullitt Central and North Bullitt and before all three area teams moved into holiday tournament play, action last week was filled with games of varying importance.