High School Sports

  • Tigers stun Bullitt East

     LOUISVILLE – Bullitt East’s run of six straight district titles came to a abrupt end on Friday as Fern Creek put together a stellar performance and upended the Chargers 60-50 in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament played at Mercy High School.

    The Chargers had beaten Fern Creek in the last three 24th District finals. In fact, Bullitt East had not lost a district game to one of the other three teams since the present alignment came about for the 2011-2012 season.

  • Defense, hot shooting leads NB to first title since 2006

     HIGHVIEW -- The North Bullitt Eagles were hitting on all cylinders on Friday night.

    And, as a result, the Eagles won a district title for the first time in 10 years.

    Led by an aggressive defense and hot shooting from the field, North Bullitt never trailed as Travis Dunnavan got the night started with a three-pointer just 20 seconds into the game.

    After needing overtime to win the regular season encounter, North Bullitt took home the 23rd District title with a 72-47 victory.

  • Lady Chargers break the streak; beat Mercy 54-48

     LOUISVILLE – Battling for every point, every basket, every rebound and every inch of the court, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers got the best of new arch-rival Mercy on Thursday, beating the Jaguars 54-48 in the championship game of the 24th District Tournament played at Christian Academy.

  • 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.