High School Sports

  • Lady Eagle defense rules

     HIGHVIEW -- Bullitt Central Lady Cougar coach Kyle Roach had some different game plans in store for the championship game of the 23rd District on Thursday night.

  • BE relay team heads to State

     For the first time a Bullitt East relay team will compete in the Kentucky State Championships.

    The team of senior Sydney White and juniors Ashley Moats, Madison Spencer and Sydney Hill will compete on Friday in the preliminaries at the Ralph Wright Natatorium on the University of Louisville campus.

    Other relay team alternates are freshman Grace Fluhr and junior Emily Harp.

    After the preliminaries, the top teams will advance to the finals on Saturday.

  • Free's buzzer beater sends North to finals

     HIGHVIEW -- Bring on the coach speak. The cliches were true.

  • 2016 Kentucky State Wrestling Champions

     LEXINGTON - A contingent of nine Bullitt County wrestlers, three from each school, competed last weekend at the Kentucky State Wrestling Championships at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    Bullitt Central senior heavyweight Sean Sanders had his second straight medal winning effort as he finished fifth overall.

    North Bullitt senior Logan James and Bullitt East junior Logan Henry also wrestled into the second day of action.

  • Local teams easily advance to Thursday's final

     OKOLONA – Sometimes the only goal during a basketball game in the post-season is to win and advance.

  • Dukes and Craddock carry BC past Evangel; North Bullitt next

      HIGHVIEW – There is never a dull moment when it comes to the Bullitt Central Cougars this season.

    That continued into the post-season on Monday as coach Joe Pat Lee’s team jumped to a 22 point lead in the first half against Evangel in the opening game of the 23rd District Tournament on Monday. In the second half, Evangel roared back to get as close as 52-47 early in the fourth quarter before the Cougars pulled away late for a 73-62 victory.

  • North vs. BC on Wednesday; Lady Chargers battle J-town

     OKOLONA – With Bullitt Central’s 73-62 win over Evangel on Monday, the 23rd District semi-finals will open on Wednesday at Moore High School with the Cougars taking on North Bullitt in a game set for 6 p.m.

    North Bullitt has beaten Bullitt Central twice this season in close games. In December, the Eagles won in Shepherdsville 76-71. Then, a month later, North Bullitt won at home 57-45 in a game that was within three points late in the fourth quarter.

  • NB’s Craddock named top coach

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – On Monday, North Bullitt boys’ basketball coach Korey Craddock was named the Sixth Region Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Association of Basketball Coaches.

    Craddock is in just his second season at the helm of the Eagles. North Bullitt posted a 16-12 mark a year ago, finishing as the runner-up in the 23rd District before losing to Bullitt East in the opening round of the Sixth Region Tournament.

  • Basketball’s regular season enters final week

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The final week of the regular season started with some bad weather, but all six local basketball teams got on the court eventually on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of last week.

    The only team that did play on Monday, despite no school because of snow, was the Bullitt East Lady Chargers. Previously, head coach Chris Stallings said that he had promised Franklin County head coach Joey Thacker that his team would make to Frankfort sometime during the week for the showdown between top-20 teams.

  • BE’s Stump signs to play football with Georgetown

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – As the high school football season came to a close and the college recruiting season started to swing into high gear, Bullitt East defensive standout Cole Stump didn’t really have a long list of suitors.

    In fact, Stump didn’t have much interest at all.

    But as these things often do, everything worked out in the long run.