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High School Sports

  • BE softball wins key district game

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The wins haven’t been as frequent as coach Ricky Hoffman would like or that the program has been used too, but the Bullitt East Lady Charger softball team did win a game last week that they had to have if they hope to advance out of district play and compete in the Sixth Region Tournament for a ninth consecutive season.

  • North Bullitt hits a late mid-season lull after big streak

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After beating Bullitt Central on Monday for the team’s 11th win in the last 12 games, North Bullitt softball coach Chad Laswell said that his team would face some challenges later in the week.

    That turned out to be an honest assessment as the Lady Eagles recent winning ways came to an end as the team dropped three consecutive contests.

  • North has two boats in KHSAA Bass Fishing Finals

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A pair of boats from North Bullitt will compete on Friday and Saturday in the KHSAA State Bass Fishing Championship on Kentucky Lake.

    Eighty boats will be part of the competition that will start at 7 a.m. (central) on Friday with the boats returning to the docks on a staggered schedule starting at 3 p.m. On Saturday, the anglers will follow the same schedule.

  • NB wraps up top seed with win over Trojans

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Alec Lush has worked around a little back stiffness this season.

    He’s watched as some of the younger arms took to the mound.

    But, in a game that meant the number one district seeding, Lush showed head coach Brian Wise exactly want he has wanted to see.

    “Alec made the statement: It’s still my team,” said Wise.

  • East has a solid week ‘on the road’

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers went on the road three times last week and each time returned home with a victory.

    Unfortunately, the red and gold lost the only game at home during the week, falling to Oldham County 7-0 on Thursday.

    “We were just bad on Thursday,” veteran Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles said over the weekend.

  • Tennis’ final week brings fair weather and flurry of play

    SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Boys and girls will be heading into Jefferson County this week as Sixth Region tournament action begins.

    Since the draw was not until Sunday night, no pairings are available.

    Savannah Kruse should have a high seed in her bid to return to the state tournament in Frankfort. Shanna Blocker of North Bullitt could also have an opportunity for a seed in singles play.

    On the boys side, it is unlikely any of the local participants will have a seed.

  • It will be a busy final week for area track programs

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The track season for all three area programs will end with a flurry this week with a pair of big meets.

    First, on Monday, the All-Bullitt County Track Championships will be held at Bullitt East High School.

    This event will be part of a full evening of track and field events at Bullitt East as Charger head coach Lenny Raley will be running both the Bullitt County Middle School and the High School championship meets on the same day.

    The two events will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Bullitt East.

  • NB’s Moody at state

     LEXINGTON – Outside of the competitors from Bullitt Central, North Bullitt freshman Josh Moody also qualified and competed in the KHSAA Kentucky State Archery Championships.

    Taking part in his first KHSAA state championships, Moody finished with a 285 total from his 30 shots. The freshman had 17 ‘10s’ on his scorecard.

    That 285 total placed Moody 67th overall out of 273 competitors. Among freshman, he had the 12th best score.

  • BC’s Glass third at state

     LEXINGTON – Posting his best competitive score ever, Bullitt Central senior Noah Glass finished third overall at the recent KHSAA Boys’ Kentucky State Archery Championships with a final tally of 297 (out of a possible 300).

    Glass is the lone senior who competed for the Cougars in the state finals and he set a nearly perfect example. The scorecard for the senior showed 27 ‘10s’ along with three ‘9s’.

  • Bullitt Central claims first-ever boy’s archery title

     LEXINGTON – A change in the format opened the door for Bullitt Central to make history as the Cougars’ won the first KHSAA Boys’ Kentucky State Archery title on April 27 at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.