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Today's Sports

  • Chargers have no trouble winning...

     FERN CREEK – To the surprise of no one, the Bullitt East Chargers had no trouble on Monday against Whitefield Academy in the opening game of the 24th District Baseball Tournament at Fern Creek High School.

    Bullitt East scored eight runs in the first inning and added seven more in the second before head coach Jeff Bowles pulled most of his regulars in a 17-0 victory. The Chargers had beaten the Wildcats 11-0 back on April 19 in one of just nine games Whitefield played during the regular season.

  • Post-season diamond play starts...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Get in. Get out. Get finished.

    That seems to be the philosophy of area athletic directors as this week’s post-season play for area teams in baseball and softball will be about as compact as possible.

    In the 23rd District, with play at Southern High School, the only facility in the district with lights, the decision was made to do everything in two days in both sports. The semi-finals in each sport will be played on Monday with the championship games played at the same time on Tuesday.

  • North softball fashions 3-1 week

     HEBRON ESTATES -- Heading into the final week of the regular season, the North Bullitt softball team claimed wins in three of four contests.

    The week started with a 15-0 victory over Bardstown at home in a game that was stopped after just three innings.

    Madison Ludwig pitched the first two innings for the win before Elizabeth Hines pitched the last inning. Each pitcher gave up one hit.

    At the plate, North Bullitt had just eight hits, but walked nine times and Bardstown made two errors.

  • Lady Chargers win two straight

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- For the first time this spring the Bullitt East softball team won back-to-back games last week as they moved to 7-14 entering the final week of the regular season.

    The week didn’t start on such a high note as the red and gold dropped a 10-0 decision on the road at Central Hardin.

    The Lady Chargers had just two hits and three base runners.

  • BE gets key hits to win typical...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On a good day, veteran manager Jeff Bowles is pretty quiet down in the third-base coaching box.

    If quiet, that means his Bullitt East Charger batters are taking care of business.

    If not, then Bowles will be flashing a lot of signs for bunts and hit and runs.

    On Saturday, all the season records were thrown out the window as Bullitt East hosted North Bullitt in its annual meeting.

    Getting a couple of breaks and then coming up with the big hit, came away with a 4-1 victory.

  • Charger baseball has perfect week

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Including a win over North Bullitt on Saturday (see story above), the Bullitt East Chargers won all five games they played last week, using five different pitchers to start games.

    The red and gold picked up an impressive win on Monday as they defeated Central Hardin, a top-15 team in the state, by a 4-2 margin.

    The Chargers trailed 2-1 before scoring a run in the bottom of the fifth and two more in the sixth to get the win.

  • BE softball wins key district...

     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-...

     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...

     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...

     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.