High School Sports

  • Eagles snap drought with win over BC

     OKOLONA – In a dogfight for the school’s first district baseball title in 10 years, veteran North Bullitt skipper Brian Wise went into his bag of surprises.

         While not particularly fond of the notion of a squeeze bunt with the bases loaded and a lefty at the plate, Wise felt he had to do something in the 1-1 game on Tuesday.

         And, after the play worked once, he decided to do it again.

  • 6th Region Baseball and Softball

     (05/30): The final Bullitt County team in the Kentucky Sixth Region Tournament is out, with the Bullitt East Lady Chargers losing 2-0 to Butler.

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full stories on games from the Sixth Region softball and baseball tournaments.


    (05/29): The Bullitt East Chargers ended their run in the Sixth Region Baseball Tournament with a 5-1 loss to Pleasure Ridge Park.

  • Momma J honored

     Last Tuesday before the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars took on Presentation, the softball and baseball teams honored the wife of softball assistant coach Rob Johnson.

    Sherry Johnson passed away over the winter after a long battle with cancer.

    Momma J, as she was affectionately known, was a big supporter of the softball team.

    Daughter Amanda threw out the first pitch.

    The Bullitt Central players wore special jerseys for the game and many wore homemade arm bands.

  • Parker goes the distance as BC beats Moore 7-5

     OKOLONA – It wasn’t the best game of the season for the Bullitt Central Cougars but it did give them an opportunity to do something for the first time in over a decade – advance to the regional baseball tournament.

  • Early offense powers North past Southern

     OKOLONA – In his last outing against the Southern Trojans, sophomore Jacob Kelly threw a no-hitter in five innings.

  • BC crushes Moore behind Szpila 7-0

     OKOLONA – The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars didn’t let any over confidence mire the start of the post-season as the maroon and gray opened the 23rd District Softball Tournament on Monday with a 7-0 victory over Moore.

  • Recktenwald shuts out Whitefield as Chargers roll 9-0

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – What could have been one of those ‘trap’ games that all coaches fear, turned out to be nothing of the sort on Monday as the Bullitt East Chargers opened play in the 24th District Baseball Tournament with a 9-0 win over Whitefield Academy.

  • North softball re-emerges in 2-1 loss

     OKOLONA – North Bullitt’s season of re-emergence came to an end on Monday as the Lady Eagles dropped a frustrating 2-1 decision to Southern in the semi-finals of the 23rd District Softball Tournament on the Lady Trojans’ home field.

  • Lady Chargers add two more wins to end season

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt East lady Chargers capped the most successful regular season in the program’s history last week with two more wins.

  • District diamond play starts action Monday

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – With track and tennis finished for the season, focus this week will switch to the diamonds as both baseball and softball open post-season play with district action starting on Monday.
        In fact, five of the six Bullitt County squads playing this week will be in action on Monday. The lone holdout is the Bullitt East softball squad as they will not play until Tuesday.