High School Sports

  • HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Tiger boys nip Generals on the pitch

    Bardstown and Thomas Nelson met Thursday on the Generals’ home pitch in the district boys’ soccer opener for both teams, and it was a match that carried a lot of anticipation on both sides as a result.

    Neither team could find the net in the first half, with each squad missing on some key chances.





    Thomas Nelson 14, Bethlehem 13

    Bullitt East 39, Nelson Co. 25


    Boys’ Soccer


    Bardstown 1, Thomas Nelson 0

    Elizabethtown 1, Bethlehem 0

    Nelson Co. 2, LaRue Co. 0



    Nelson Co. 4, North Bullitt 0



    Bardstown at Spencer Co.

    Nelson Co. at John Hardin

  • FOOTBALL: Turnovers doom Cards in 39-25 loss

    Nelson County dropped a 39-25 decision Friday to Bullitt East, as six turnovers spoiled the Cardinals’ home opener.

    “You can’t turn it over six times and expect to win any ballgame,” Nelson coach Jamie Egli said.

    The Cardinals (1-1) fumbled twice in the first quarter, with one of the miscues ending up being a scoop-and-score by the Chargers to build a 13-0 lead by the end of the frame.

  • FOOTBALL: TNHS stops Bethlehem for school's first-ever win

    The official home opener of the 2014 campaign for the Thomas Nelson Generals will go down in the history books.

    The Generals (1-1) notched their first-ever varsity football win, holding the Eagles scoreless in the second half for a 14-13 win, stopping an 11-game losing streak dating back to the inaugural 2013 season.

    “It feels very good,” first-year head coach Kyle Boblitt said. “Our guys on defense played a really nice game, but everyone stepped up at opportune moments. Both sides of the ball did well, and I felt we really grew tonight.”





    Spencer Co. 7, Thomas Nelson 0



    Nelson Co. 19, Woodford Co. 7

    Bardstown 43, Campbellsville 27


    Boys’ Soccer


    Nelson Co. 1, Bethlehem 0

    Elizabethtown 4, Thomas Nelson 2



    Bardstown at Thomas Nelson

    Elizabethtown at Bethlehem

    LaRue Co. at Nelson Co.


  • HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Banshees shut out Generals in district opener

    Bethlehem took the early lead in the 19th District girls’ soccer race, snaring a 2-0 road win at Thomas Nelson Wednesday.

    “The four teams in the district seem to be evenly matched, but any time you get a road win in a quality district such as ours, it’s always a plus,” Banshees coach Danny Rossoll said. “It’s important to keep improving each and every day. Time to get back to work.”

    Neither team could break through in the first half, but the Banshees finally broke through in the 50th minute with the eventual game-winner.

  • FOOTBALL: Generals hope Eagles are 1st victim

    Bethlehem’s visit to Thomas Nelson highlights tonight’s local football schedule, and even though it’s the second week of the season, neither team has gotten much on-field time.

  • HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Nelson Co. tops Bardstown in four sets

    Nelson County won six matches in volleyball to capture the Boyle County Invitational over the weekend, then picked up its first district win of the season Monday night, dispatching Bardstown in four sets.

    The Cardinals sit at a perfect 8-0 in matches this year following the 3-1 win on the Tigers’ home floor. Nelson County claimed the first set, 25-21, but Bardstown battled back to level it at one set apiece by winning a thrilling second frame, 27-25.

  • 2014 KENTUCKY STANDARD CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW: Bethlehem’s numbers growing

    If Bethlehem’s motto is, “Hard work pays off,” then head coach Eddie Masterson is hoping this will be the breakout season for his runners.

    “We have built our numbers, and our kids have shown a lot of endurance,” he said. “This is a physical sport, but I feel we could make a good run this season. Our region is going to be tough, but a trip to the state is not out of the question.”

  • 2014 KENTUCKY STANDARD CROSS COUNTRY PREVIEW: Hughes, Ballard to lead strong NC squads

    The Nelson County cross country squads are looking to continue on a path of success during the 2014 season.

    The girls’ squad qualified for the state meet for the second year in a row, while the boys are returning all of their varsity runners, and have high expectations of landing a spot in the state competitions later this fall.