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Community Sports

  • Youth football teams hitting the homestretch
     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 teams pass midway point in 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 back in action 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.
  • Turf battle wages over use of land in city park
     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Is there enough property at the Frank E. Simon Park to accommodate two sports organizations involved with the youth of the community? That might be a question that must be answered in the near future. But, for now, the Bullitt County YMCA and the Shepherdsville Titans football and cheerleading program will do just that -- co-exist. In the past, the Shepherdsville football organization has practiced in the city park off Highway 44 West.
  • Running under the lights suits CC runners just fine
     ELIZABETHTOWN – Running under the lights, and on a holiday weekend, didn’t both are cross country runners as all three area high school programs took part in the Central Kentucky Run for the Gold on Saturday at the Elizabethtown Sports Park. Besides the high school teams, runners from Eastside, Mount Washington and Bernheim Middle Schools also ran as well as a number of elementary competitors.
  • Action everywhere heading into Labor Day 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.
  • No major changes for the long-time league in 2015
     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- There is nothing wrong with the status quo. Following a year in which the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League saw one of its biggest changes of the past decade (shifting the ‘A’ Division from nine teams to six and making it more along the lines of middle school football), the league is pretty much operating without change on the eve of the start of the season Saturday.
  • Truck, tractor pulling series at BC fairgrounds this Saturday
     CLERMONT -- It’s time for the big trucks to return to the Bullitt County Fairgrounds. The Battle of the Bluegrass pulling series will again bring the big machines to the fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 8. Despite a hot and humid night last year, a big crowd showed up and were treated at a great evening. Tom McConnell and Kevin Fulks own the regional truck and tractor pulling series which competes from spring through fall. A number of the events are televised by NBC Sports.
  • East hosts volleyball camp then gets down to business
     Before getting down to business with their own practices this summer, the Bullitt East Lady Charger volleyball team recently hosted a camp for young players in the area. For two nights the elementary and middle school players worked on fundamentals and played games under the direction of Bullitt East head coach Ed Fisher and the members of his team. After conducting the camp, Bullitt East got down to business with practice for the upcoming season. This past weekend the team played in the Bluegrass State Games in Lexington.
  • Blue Lick runs out of gas in regional final
     SAUK PRAIRIE, WIS. -- Heading into the Ohio Valley 16-18 Regional tournament, Blue Lick manager Tommy Parker didn’t have a lot of extreme hopes. With nine players on the trip after winning the state tournament, Parker knew it would be tough to bring home a championship. However, the local team surprised everyone by reaching the championship game last Sunday. But with a lot of tired bodies and sore arms, Blue Lick fell just short, losing 4-0 to the host Sauk Prairie team.