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Community Sports

  • Mother Nature continues to smile on youth football
      SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season. The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.
  • Carnell carrying the rock for Centre
     DANVILLE – In his first start for Centre College, former Bullitt Central standout Trevor Carnell broke the Colonels’ school record for carries in the team’s 27-14 win over Hanover College on Sept. 2. Carnell, a junior, carried the ball 38 times in the win as he accounted for 180 of his team’s 201 yards on the ground that day. He also scored a pair of touchdowns.
  • Youth football gets back to work after holiday break
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season. The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.
  • Mother Nature smiles on league with a perfect day
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season. The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.
  • League fights through weather issues to open season
     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season. The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.
  • Youth football set to start 46th season on Saturday
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Sometimes change is good, but there are also times where staying the course is the best option. That is the way that long-time Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League president Joe Downs sees the 2017 campaign. Major changes have been put on the back burner while small tweaks in what was working have moved forward. This is Downs’ 13th year at the helm of the county-wide league that has nine individual programs that conduct not only football games, but also oversee cheerleading and dance teams.
  • Bullitt Central finishes sixth at NASP World Championships
     ORLANDO, FLORIDA – Bullitt Central capped off its most successful archery season ever recently with a sixth place finish overall in the NASP World Championships at the Orange County Convention Center. Bullitt East also did well in the high school competition, finishing 16th overall. The event included 3,400 archers in the 8th annual bulls-eye competition and another 1,200 students in the newer International Bowhunting Organizations 3D Challenge.
  • Early instruction at Cougar Football Camp
     With the young league and high school football teams already practicing for the upcoming seasons, a handful of local players got in some exact work recently when they took part in the Bullitt Central Cougar Football Camp. This was the second year for the camp under Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn. There was no contact at this camp, but the young players got some instruction in the fundamentals of the sport as well as competing against one another in some punt, pass and kick competitions.
  • Blue Lick’s U-18 team headed back to World Series
     CROWN POINT, IND. -- It took a few extra innings but the Blue Lick U-18 All-Stars are headed out west for a second consecutive year. The team made up of high school and college players from Bullitt and Jefferson counties swept through to win its second straight Ohio Valley Regional title. Now, the team will make a return trip to Ephrata, Wash., in its quest for the World Series championship.
  • Summer fun at Bullitt East Soccer Camp
     Coming off the high school ‘dead period’ recently, Bullitt East hosted its annual summer soccer camp. This year, the four-day event was under the direction of girls’ soccer coach Steve Gentry who took the reins from boys’ head coach Mike Brangers. Gentry and his Lady Charger players had over 50 elementary and middle school age players despite some warm temperatures.