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Community Sports

  • Bernheim cross country team participates in national youth championships in Tenn.
     Bernheim Middle School’s cross country team competed in the National Youth Championship in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 22. Bernheim had nine runners qualify for the national meet by either finishing in the top 100 at the Kentucky State Cross Country run or meeting the qualifying time for their age group. Bernheim has a total of 30 runners ranging from kindergarten to 8th grade. The Bernheim runners competing in the national meet included: *Baili Hoten, kindergarten, 17th *Naomi Mitchell, second grade, 49th
  • Local runners shine at state middle school CC
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Eastside Middle School fifth- and sixth-grade girls’ cross-country team returned home from the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association State Championship meet recently with the big trophy. This was almost a repeat title for the core group of girls as a year ago they won the title in the fourth-grade and under state title. There were 38 teams and 362 runners in the field for the 3,000-meter race at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.
  • Mount Washington Middle School honors Omer Stallings with plaque
     MOUNT WASHINGTON – On Oct. 30, Mount Washington Middle School placed a plaque in the gym to honor Omer Stallings, who passed away over the summer. Mount Washington Middle School teacher Doug Soards said a few words at the event which was attended by members of the Stallings’ family. Soards message that night is included below.   As many of you are aware, on July 2nd of tis year, we lost a vital part of no only our Mount Washington community, but our Lady General family.
  • Red beats Gold for best in city as well as county
     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt East head football coach Darrell Vincent had the opportunity to stay in the end zone as a neutral observer. But what he got to see Saturday in the A Division championship game for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League was the future of Bullitt East. In the first year of the newly-revamped A Division, it would be East Charger Red versus East Charger Gold. To make the Bullitt East fans feel even more at home, the goalpost padding was brought down from Mount Washington.
  • Maryville completes a perfect season with a crown
     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When your defense gives up 12 points in a season and your offense scores over 400, you would expect to be in the championship game. The Maryville Patriots capped off an unbeaten season with a 26-6 victory in the ‘B’ Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League. The Patriots turned back the third-seed Mount Washington Colts. The first quarter saw both defenses in control. It wasn’t until 24 seconds remained in the first quarter that the Patriots moved the scoreboard.
  • Early offense propels Old Mill past Jaguars for crown
     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Before the season started, Brandon Egan didn’t know what type of football team he had. But, after a couple of pre-season practices, Egan quickly knew that his Old Mill Bengals would be a very good team. That analysis was a good one as the Bengals went undefeated. In the championship game of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, the Bengals defeated the Lebanon Junction Jaguars for the Pee Wee title. “It’s been a great season,” said Egan.
  • Maryville caps perfect run with a win over the Saints
     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With its undefeated record and top seed on the line, the Maryville Patriots were not about to give their opponents any hope for an upset. In the championship game of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League Little Bullitts division, Maryville jumped on top early and defeated the Brooks Saints 31-13. On the opening kickoff, Maryville went for the on-side kick and Garrett Coy recovered at the Patriot 33.
  • Field is now set for Championship Saturday
     Winter and The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League ran head-on into each other on Saturday as the four age groups competed in semi-final round action. It was overcast, breezy and cold throughout play on Saturday, but the action was hot all day. Now there is just one-day left in the season for the top teams and that will be on Saturday. The following week will involve ‘All-Star’ practices with games the following Saturday. Championship Saturday will be on Nov. 8.   New ‘A’ Division
  • The play-offs have arrived with a bang for teams
      It was a longer than normal weekend for The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League as the teams played the final weekend of the regular season on Saturday. Then, on Sunday, the eighth and ninth place teams in the three younger age divisions played their ‘play-in’ games to get each division down to an eight-team bracket for the rest of the post-season which will start on Saturday. Championship Saturday will be on Nov. 8. The program with the bye in the three younger divisions on Saturday was the Maryville Patriots.
  • Just one week remains in the regular 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.