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High School Sports

  • Tuesday Semi-finals

        HIGHVIEW - You can't score if you don't shoot.
        The Bullitt Central Lady Cougars shot the ball plenty on Tuesday evening and they scored more than enough to turn back the Southern Trojans in the 23rd District basketball semifinals at Moore Traditional School.
        The 56-33 victory advanced the Lady Cougars to the championship game on Thursday and cinched a spot in this week's Sixth Region tournament.

  • Big rally, bigger win for Lady Eagle hoops

        OKOLONA - Rallying from 13 points down laste in the third quarter, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles grabbed the biggest win in the program's history on Thursday, beating Bullitt Central 48-39 in the championship game of the girls' 23th District Tournament at Moore High School.

  • Wednesday Semi-finals

        HIGHVIEW - There have been a lot of "firsts" this season for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.
    With a school-record 21 victories, Amber Courtney's team advanced to the regional tournament for the first time since 2004.
    The berth in the Sixth Region tournament this week was secured with a 62-37 semifinal victory over the host Moore Mustangs.
    North Bullitt would face Bullitt Central in the championship game Thursday with both advancing to regional play this week.

  • BC’s Staples taking net skills to Pikeville College

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - One of the most athletic players to compete in the sport in recent years in the area, Bullitt Central senior Chelsea Staples recently signed to continue her volleyball career at Pikeville College in eastern Kentucky.

  • East’s Simms selects Asbury for catching

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Having teammates that are good players worked out just fine for Bullitt East’s Rachel Simms recently as she signed to play her college softball with Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky.

  • Cougars open post-season with easy victory

     LOUISVILLE - Scoring the first 12 points of the game in less than three minutes, the Bullitt Central Cougars bolted out of the gate and never looked back on Monday, rolling past Evangel 75-34 in the opening game of the Boys’ 23rd District Tournament at Moore High School.

  • 20-win Regular Seasons

                North Bullitt and Bullitt Central both recorded 20-win regular seasons with victories on Friday night.

                Lady Eagle eighth-grader Katie Downey scored 12 points on Friday as the green gold rolled past former Eighth Region rival Trimble County by a 61-49 count. After the game, the team celebrated at mid-court with the announcement that it was the first 20-win season in the program’s 36-year history.

  • BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS: Split districts make for a new post-season locally

     Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and continue to check www.pioneernews.net for updates on all the Bullitt County teams during tournament action.

    23rd District Boys' Basketball Tournament (at Moore):

    FRIDAY 2/24:

    Moore 62, Southern 55

    WEDNESDAY 2/22:

    Southern 59, NORTH BULLITT 33

    TUESDAY 2/21:

    Moore 73, BULLITT CENTRAL 47

    MONDAY 2/20:

  • BC scores at state wrestling

    LEXINGTON - A pair of local wrestlers got a good learning experience over the weekend as they competed in their first trip to the Kentucky State Wrestling Championships at the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

                Bullitt Central’s Mike Saunders has made big strides throughout the season and he picked up the only win for the local wrestlers before finishing with a 1-2 record.

  • Lady Eagles' win on Friday is a record-setter

                HEBRON ESTATES - The North Bullitt Lady Eagles did something on Friday that had not been done in the 36 previous years of the programs’ existence.