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Today's Sports

  • BC softball keeps getting younger

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – It has been a tough spring for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars as the maroon and gray have been able to post only four wins to this point in the campaign.

    There was another loss on Monday, a 16-3 setback to North Bullitt (see story above). Bullitt Central has had another flurry of injuries that included losing pitcher Kaitlyn Hoffman for almost three weeks. She is back now but is working to regain her form.

  • Lady Chargers drop two, but stay...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Bad weather early in the week limited the Bullitt East Lady Chargers to just two games last week and neither game went into the win column.

    The important game during the week came on Thursday with the rivalry contest with Mercy. The game was much closer than the final score would indicate as the Jaguars only had a 2-0 lead before scoring seven times in the bottom of the sixth inning to win 9-0.

  • BC’s Coogle signs to play soccer...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – As a Kentucky Governor’s Scholar, Bullitt Central senior Payton Coogle didn’t need a sport to attend college.

    In fact, Coogle looked into attending several schools in which she would not be an athlete.

    However, in the end, Coogle decided that she wanted to continue balancing her academics with her love of soccer. That is why she recently opted to bypass some bigger schools and signed to attend Midway College in central Kentucky to play soccer.

  • Tennis heads into final week...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Tennis plays got a few more days of good weather as they quickly approach post-season action.

     

    Bullitt East

    The boys’ team went to Male on Friday and came away with a 4-1 loss.

    However, coach Dustin Armstrong was very encouraged by his teams’ play, especially on the two doubles courts.

    In singles, Josh Cooksey defeated Bradley Edmonds and Cameron Bacigalupi defeated Blake Thurman.

    Male won the third court by forfeit.

  • Area track teams keep running...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – While all sports have been affected by the bad weather this spring, the wet and cold conditions may have taken the greatest toll on the three area track and field programs.

    Over the first three weeks of the regular season, before spring break, each of the programs had more meets canceled that conducted. In that extended time, two of the programs competed just one and then one had two small events.

  • Early offense fuels North past...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Exploding for eight runs in the bottom of the first inning, the North Bullitt Eagles grabbed an easier than expected 11-2 victory over Bullitt Central on Thursday in a key 23rd District showdown.

  • Chargers drop one, then win...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was a frustrating 1-0 loss to open play last week, but the Bullitt East Chargers channeled that setback into three straight wins as the red and gold moved to 11-3 for the season.

    The setback came on Tuesday at home against Christian Academy despite an outstanding pitching performance from junior Jarrett Wantye as he allowed just three hits. Unfortunately, two of those hits came in the top of the sixth inning when the Centurions scored the winning run with a single, a ground-out and then a double.

  • BC wins two then falters Saturday

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The week started out well for the Bullitt Central baseball squad with a pair of wins, but then a road trip on Saturday brought the squad back to earth as they dropped a pair of games in which they played poor defense.

    The good news was at the start of the week as the Cougars got a strong outing from senior pitcher Callon Willet and beat Nelson County 1-0 on the road.

    Willet needed just 92 pitches for the victory as he finished with seven strikeouts and just two walks. Nelson County finished with four hits, all singles.

  • NB still finding wins to be...

     HEBRON ESTATES -- He’s not pleased with the record  but records don’t really mean anything in the big scheme of things.

    North Bullitt baseball coach Brian Wise is more worried about getting all the pieces together to make a post-season run.

    With that in mind, the most important games of the regular season await — Thursday at Bullitt Central and Monday at home against Southern.

    Those will determine if North Bullitt will enter the 23rd District tournament as a top seed.

  • BC will compete Thursday in...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central will have both its boys’ and girls’  teams competing on Thursday in the KHSAA State Archery Championships at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.