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Today's Sports

  • Charger golf off to a slow start...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt East golf coach Kyle Downs has pretty much seen it all when it comes to a high school golf season.

    That is why the veteran coach is not too concerned that the first two major events of the team’s season did not go well. In fact, in both the Schmid Funeral Home Bullitt East Invitational at Tanglewood Golf Course and the Schmid Funeral Home Charger Open at Heritage Hill Golf Course, the team finished at the back of the pack.

  • Change is staring youth football...

    SHPHERDSVILLE – Did you grow up being a Cedar Grove Viking?

    Did you coach for the Mount Washington Colts?

    Were you a cheerleader for the Maryville Patriots?

    Lots of people can answer positively to any of those type questions. A big part of their youth was the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League. The group will begin its 47th season on Saturday with lots of traditions, but fewer participants.

  • Youth football is running into a...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will begin its 47th season of play on Saturday and while that will be a sunny event, there are storm clouds forming on the horizon.

    The worst words any league president can hear is ‘dwindling participation’ but that phrase has been rattling around in Joe Downs’ head for several years. The problem has become so acute that will have fewer teams than at any time in the past decade.

  • The inherent risk of Sport...

     The following story is by Bob Gardner, Executive Director of the National Federation of State High School Athletic Associations and Julian Tackett, Commissioner of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association.

     

  • Five local athletes win KHSAA’s...

     LEXINGTON – In an effort to continue the national emphasis and the KHSAA’s own efforts to de-emphasize sports specialization in the athletic culture, the Association launched the “Triple Threat Award” program in May of 2018 to recognize those students who participate in high school athletics year round.

  • Former Charger standout Meghan...

      LOUISVILLE – Former Bullitt East track standout Meghan Roby capped off a spectacular college running career recently and then after her final races were complete, the Bellarmine University senior was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete of the Year for women’s track and field.

  • MW U-7 Stars have a summer of...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It was a busy summer for the Mount Washignton Under-7 All-Star team as they learned the basics of baseball playing in ‘machine-pitch’ tournaments.

    Following a few warm-up events, Mount Washington entered district play in a four-team event at Fern Creek.

    That led into the team competing in the Western Kentucky State Tournament in Elizabethtown a week later. That event had 15 teams and Mount Washington picked up three victories before being sent to the sidelines.

  • MW U-8 Stars ready for World...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Mount Washington Under-8 Softball All-Stars are in Jensen Beach, Florida for the Babe Ruth World Series and they will open play in the event today.

    Mount Washington, champions of the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament two weeks ago in Glasgow, will be trying to duplicate the feat of the 2016 team that brought the World Series title back to the county.

  • BE’s Johnson signs to play at...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – When it comes to selecting a college, it is just one decision after another.

    For Bullitt East senior Sean Johnson, there was an extra decision that had to be considered over the spring and summer and that was which sport he wanted to play at the next level. At Bullitt East, Johnson had been a standout on both the basketball and baseball teams.

    As it worked out, Johnson decided that his future was with baseball and just recently he signed with Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky.

  • MW U-6 All-Stars beat J-town to...

     GERMANTOWN -- After dropping two previous decisions to Jeffersontown, the Mount Washington Under-6 All-Star team got their revenge, beating their rivals twice in double-elimination bracket play last weekend to claim the title in the Ohio Valley Regional Tournament at Germantown in Louisville.