Today's Sports

  • MW U-8 softball All-Stars win...

    GLASGOW – Roaring out of the loser’s bracket to win five straight games, four in one day, the Mount Washington Under-8 All-Stars won the Babe Ruth Ohio Valley Regional Tournament title last weekend in Barren County.

    The team capped off the big weekend by defeating rival Germantown in two straight games. First, Mount Washington won the first of the two championship games by a 9-6 score and then came back after a 30-minute break to win the final championship game 6-3.

  • Blue Lick U-8 All-Stars

     LOUISVILLE — If was a tough opening game for the Blue Lick 8 All-Stars.

    Facing a Prairie Village team with some very big players, Blue Lick fell 13-2 in a second-round battle.

    After a rough first two innings, where Prairie Village scored eight of its runs, Blue Lick settled down.

    Held to a single hit in the machine-pitch tourney, Blue Lick scored its two runs in the fourth inning.

    With one out, Brayden Puckett reached on a single and Allan Getzin followed with a double. Jayden Seay and Evan Heath each followed with RBI singles.

  • Blue Lick U-10 All-Star squad

     LOUISVILLE -- It was a tough start to the All-Star season for the 10-year-old team from Blue Lick.

    Facing Germantown on Thursday evening, Blue Lick failed to collect a hit in a 14-0 loss in four innings.

    Bryan Boulden threw the first three innings of no-hit ball.

    The visitors jumped on top 4-0 in the first inning. Germantown followed that with another eight runs in the second.

    Played at Prairie Village in Louisville, Blue Lick went into the loser’s bracket on Friday and lost against Okolona.

  • Alex Young named new Eagle hoops...

     HEBRON ESTATES – After two months without a head coach, North Bullitt last Monday removed the ‘interim’ tag from Alex Young and promoted the top assistant the last several years under Korey Craddock to the top job in the boys’ basketball program.

    At one point in June, the school did not have a principal, athletic director or boys’ basketball coach. Once those dominos started falling, Young stood out amongst a strong group of candidates.

  • BC’s Tanner Schmidt signs to...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A fourth place finish at the UCA National Championships in February was frustrating for Bullitt Central cheerleader Tanner Schmidt and his teammates, but it ended up having a silver-lining for the senior.

    After the team returned home, Schmidt was contacted by the cheerleading coaching staff at Western Kentucky University. The interest quickly became mutual and Schmidt made several trips to Bowling Green to participate in clinics.

  • Babe Ruth experimenting with new...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer baseball All-Star season is in full swing now with teams from both the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball League as well as the Blue Lick Optimist League all in action this month.

  • Lady Charger Hoops Camp

     The oldest and largest of the summer sports camps in Bullitt County is the Lady Charger Basketball Camp. Almost 200 young players took part in this year’s four-day event held in two gyms at Bullitt East with both a morning and afternoon session.

    There was plenty of work on fundamentals of the game as well as plenty of ‘knock-out’, ‘hot shot’ and free throw shooting contests along with the traditional camp shirt signings on the final day.

    The camp was once again under the direction of Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings.

  • Summer All-Star play in full...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer All-Star trail for local area Cal Ripkin league teams will start this week with games in both Louisville and Mount Washington.

    Some first round games will start as early as Wednesday with action in most age groups finishing up by Sunday.

  • 2018 Cougar Hoops Camp

     There was a strong turn out recently for the Bullitt Central Cougar Hoops Camp. This was the second year that the annual event has been under the direction of Jessie Curry.

    The biggest event o the four-day camp was the Camp Game on the last day. The large number of campers were split into two teams with each age group playing for five minutes with the score carrying over as older and older players rotated onto the court. The game even brought out a large number of parents to watch.

  • Elementary teams do well at NASP...

     LOUISVILLE – At the recent National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) World Tournament at the Kentucky Exposition Center, a number of Bullitt County elementary schools took part with some impressive finishes.

    (While all three Bullitt County high schools and all six of the middle schools have archery programs, not all of the county’s elementary schools have formed competitive programs. Results for the local high school and middle school archers have been in previous editions of The Pioneer News.)