Today's Sports

  • Lady Cougars falter before big...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The win total has already surpassed the number from a year ago and the team’s offensive numbers are vastly improved, but there is still a lot of work to be done for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars.

    That point was made clear just before Christmas when the maroon and gray dropped three games in two days at the Delilah Gonzales Shootout at Taylor County High School.

  • LaRue ends BC’s 10-game winning...

     HODGENVILLE – For the first time since opening night, the Bullitt Central Cougars tasted defeat on Friday as the maroon and gray came up just short of a momentous victory as LaRue County hung on for a 52-50 win.

    The game was part of the Magnolia Bank Holiday Classic at LaRue County. The event was really not a tournament as there were six teams and each squad played three games.

  • Chargers nab third spot in...

     BOWLING GREEN – Opting to stay closer to home during the holidays instead of going out of state, the Bullitt East Chargers just headed a little south after Christmas, spending three days and two nights in Bowling Green, taking part in the Meijer Holiday Classic at Bowling Green High School.

    By Saturday, Bullitt East had done enough to bring home the third-place trophy, finishing with a 2-1 record.

  • Central wins Smoky Mt. tourney

     GATLINBURG, TN – The city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee really was a beautiful spot to spend a few days during the Christmas season for the Bullitt Central Cougars.

    Besides the holiday beauty of the picturesque city in the Appalachian Mountains, the Cougars got inside enough to win three games and capture a division title at the Smoky Mountain Classic the Thursday, Friday and Saturday before Christmas.

    Despite it being an out of state event, the Cougars actually beat two Kentucky teams to claim the title.

  • Lady Eagles’ ‘funk’ has team 1-2...

     HODGENVILLE -- The January funk has come a little earlier this season for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    Veteran head coach David Marion is hoping that a trip to Florida will re-energize his Lady Eagles.

    North Bullitt finished sixth in the LaRue County Lady Hawks Holiday Classic with a 55-29 loss to Bethlehem.

    Marion didn’t want to take any credit away from Bethlehem, who might be the second best team in the Fifth Region. The Banshees are 9-1 on the season and has a roster full of experienced players.

  • BC & NB tie in wrestling

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There was a small three-way wrestling meet last Wednesday at Bullitt Central with North Bullitt and Iroquois also taking part.

    Unfortunately, there were more forfeits than contested matches.

    In the match between Bullitt Central and North Bullitt, the final score was a 42-42 tie with only four matches in the 14 weight classes being contested. Of those four matches, Bullitt Central won three while North Bullitt took one.

  • Hot-shooting Conner ends BE’s...

       MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers’ run through top-25 teams came to an end on Saturday in the championship game of the Queen of the Commonwealth Tournament on the team’s home floor.

    After already taking care of pre-season ranked teams Bowling Green and Manual in the two previous rounds, the Lady Chargers had their eyes squarely on Conner on Saturday in the final game.

  • East knocks out two top-25 teams...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers knocked off a pair of top-25 teams last week to earn a spot in the championship game of the Queen of the Commonwealth Tournament on Saturday night.

  • Chargers force overtime on three...

     HARNED – After three relatively easy games earlier in the week, the Bullitt East Chargers had to dig deep on Saturday against North Hardin in the third game of the Cecilian Bank Classic at Breckinridge County High School.

    This event was not really a tournament as there were six teams and each team played only three games. In fact, Bullitt East did not play the host team in the event at all.

  • State cheer and dance honors

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – With the holidays upon us, this is a great opportunity to mention a few more success stories by local teams in the sports world in recent weeks.

    It was great news recently when both Bullitt East and Bullitt Central repeated as state cheerleading champions in separate divisions.