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High School Sports

  • Mercy shows none to East during 24th District semi-finals

      LOUISVILLE - Sometimes, the other team is just better.

  • East takes all mystery from the outcome

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - One team will play for the right to claim a piece of the district title.

  • The stage is set - East vs. North on Wednesday

     LOUISVILLE - It took a first half of momentum shifts before the Bullitt East Lady Chargers took control on Monday evening to advance to a regional semifinal showdown on Wednesday night.

  • NB volleyball on to semis

     The North Bullitt Lady Eagle volleyball team continued its quest for a Sixth Region title on Monday.

    The Lady Eagles advanced to a semifinal matchup on Wednesday at 6 p.m. against Whitefield Academy. The game will be at Valley High School.

    North Bullitt survived a tough battle against Pleasure Ridge Park, 25-19, 12-25, 25-21, 25-23.

    See Monday’s edition for the entire volleyball wrapup. Follow the team at www.pioneernews.net.

  • Tackling Breast Cancer

    There was a lot of pink at Bullitt East High School on Friday night for its football game against North Bullitt. 

    Shirts were sold and raffles held in the school's effort to raise money for breast cancer research.

  • East reaches final of tough district

          LOUISVILLE - For the first time in over a decade, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers reached the championship game of a district girls' soccer tournament only to run into a brick wall as they were beaten by Mercy 7-1 on Thursday on the Jaguars' home field

         This was the first season for the Jaguars and Lady Chargers to battle in the tough 24th District after realignment moved Bullitt East from their long time home in the 9th District where they had to battle the top teams in Nelson County.

  • Volleyball spikes the field in 23rd

          LOUISVILLE - The North Bullitt Lady Eagles have won district volleyball titles in the past including last season in the old 29th District.

         On Wednesday, the green and gold won another title, this time in the 23rd District. In fact, North Bullitt dominated play, beating Moore 25-7, 25-9, 25-9 in the final.

  • NB girls win first-ever soccer crown

          OKOLONA - There are a lot of people in Bullitt County who are upset that the local high schools are competing exclusively with Jefferson County teams in the post-season.

         Don't count North Bullitt girls' soccer coach Ryan Bringhurst amongst that group. In fact, don't count any of the local girls' soccer coaches as being against the shift.

  • Rockets shoot down BC's district title hopes

          SHELBYVILLE - Live by the turnover, perish by the turnover.

         That has been the life of the Bullitt Central Cougars over the past two weeks. With the offensive numbers almost identical against Bullitt East, the maroon and gray won when the Chargers turned the ball over five times.

         It was the same story in reverse on Friday against Shelby County. The final offensive numbers were comparable, but Bullitt Central took it on the chin as they turned the ball over five times in a 38-18 loss.

  • THE CLASH: Redemption the name of the game Friday

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - For the first time since 2009, both North Bullitt and Bullitt East will meet in The Clash with both squads coming off losses.