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Community Sports

  • We all Love a Parade
        The Blue Lick Optimist baseball and softball organization hosted its opening day parade through the streets of Hillview. Then they returned to Challis Ford Park for games, food and fun. See more parade photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net by clicking here.
  • Shepherdsville 4th, CG 11th in state archery event
     LOUISVILLE – The recent Kentucky NASP State Tournament had not only divisions for high school teams and middle school programs, but also had competition for elementary schools during the event at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. Nine elementary schools from Bullitt County had at least one competitor taking part in an event that had 81 teams and 1,766 young competitors. The National Archery in Schools Program is now fully-entrenched in the state at all levels.
  • Rolling Hills Christian wins sixth straight state title
      HEBRON ESTATES – Just call the Rolling Hills Christian Tornados the little school with the big volleyball reputation. For the sixth straight season, coach Danielle Merrick’s squad captured the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association Kentucky State Volleyball title recently at the Mid-America facility in Louisville.
  • Area ball parks set to kick off new seasons
     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The birds are chirping and a recently renovated park is ready to be used. The Mount Washington City Park, located at 100 Newman Way behind Mount Washington Elementary, has seen a lot of changes in the past few years and Parks Director Sheryl Paxton has prepared an opening day celebration to showcase those changes. On Saturday, April 14, the day will kick off with the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball Opening Day Parade throughout the park.
  • Blue Lick Spring Sign-ups
     The Blue Lick Optimist League will again hold baseball and softball sign-ups for the coming year. On-line signups are now open at https://bluelick.siplay.com/login Youngsters’ opportunities to play include from wee-ball to T-Ball to baseball and softball. Youngsters from southern Jefferson County and all of Bullitt County have participated in the Blue Lick program, which has featured several teams who have reached national competition.
  • Eastside 8th-grader wins Ohio Valley junior dragster crown
      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Jumping right into the family business paid off handsomely this season for Eastside Middle School 8th-grader Cole Knieriem as he won the points title in the Junior Dragster category at Ohio Valley Dragway. Racing since he was eight-years old, Knieriem just won his first championship at the age of 13, a relatively young age to win a title in a division that includes drivers up to 17 years of age. The family had a great season as older sister Shelby, a sophomore at Bullitt East, finished fifth in the same division.
  • Dolphins end perfect LB season by beating Colts 18-7
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Capping off a perfect season, the Pleasant Grove Dolphins controlled the time of possession on Saturday and beat the Mount Washington Colts 18-7 for the championship in the Little Bullitt’s Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League. Pleasant Grove controlled the time of possession, scoring in the final ten seconds of the first half to take a 12-7 lead into the break. The Dolphins then scored on the first of just two possessions they had in the second half to secure the win.
  • Bengals avenge regular season loss to beat PG for PeeWee title
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Old Mill Bengals avenged a long losing streak to their Mount Washington rivals on Saturday as they turned the tables on a regular season loss and beat the Pleasant Grove Dolphins 27-18 for the PeeWee Division title in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League. The two teams came into the event with the top two seeds. Pleasant Grove was the top team after going through the regular season without a loss while the Bengals were the second-seeded squad.
  • Title game truly Golden for undefeated East
     SHEPHERDSVILLE  — Coming into the championship game for the A Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, veteran head coach Joe Sohm knew it would take a perfect game to defeat the unbeaten East Gold. Sohm was right as the East Gold rolled to a 30-6 victory in the finale of championship Saturday. On its first drive, the Gold marched 79 yards in 11 plays, taking over six minutes off the clock.
  • Vikings prove inches do matter in winning B title
     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Who says a game can’t be determined by inches? Depending on which sideline you may have been rooting for on Saturday, the B division championship of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League may go down as one of the best battles of all time. The Cedar Grove Vikings scored on the opening kickoff and its defense had to stop the Pleasant Grove Dolphins on an extra point to secure the 7-6 victory. In between  the two scores, the defenses reigned supreme.