High School Sports

  • Don’t overlook previous experience at big dance

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - The dream of every high school basketball player in Kentucky is to reach the Sweet Sixteen State Tournament.

  • UPDATE: Top-ranked Trinity is first up for Bullitt East

     UPDATE: The Trinity Shamrocks showed why they are ranked number one in the state, winning 52-32 over Bullitt East in the first round of the 2012 Kentucky Boys' Sweet Sixteen Tournament.

    The Shamrocks held Bullitt East junior and University of Kentucky commit Derek Willis to 8 points. Rusty Troutman led the CHargers by scoring 12.

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for a full story.


  • Spurling ready to take net game to Campbellsville University

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Not deciding that volleyball might be a game she would like to compete at until she was a freshman at Bullitt Central, Sarah Spurling made up for lost time and is now headed to the next level, having signed to play at Campbellsville University.
        The Lady Cougar senior made that official on Thursday, signing the papers in the school's library with her mother, grandparents and high school coaches present along with Campbellsville head coach Amy Eckenfels.

  • BC's Helm set for state

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central senior Megan Helm came up a single pin short of a singles title at the Region 3 Tournament recently at Dixie Lanes in southwest Jefferson County.
        Still, after dominating the qualifying, Helm's runner-up finish was good enough to advance her to the first-ever Ebonite/KHSAA Bowling State Championships which will be held on Thursday and Friday, March 22-23 at Executive Strike and Spare in Louisville.

  • State Bound!! Lady Eagles slip past arch-rival PRP in final

        LOUISVILLE - North Bullitt and Pleasure Ridge Park might not have a big rivalry in most sports, but when it comes to girls' bowling, the two programs are among the elite teams in the blossoming sport.
        The Lady Panthers have won four of the last five state championships. The only year they didn't win it was in 2009 when North Bullitt grabbed the title. That makes it a big deal when the two clash in major competitions.

  • BE looking to refocus after region excitement

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - While winning any regional championship is an exciting event, I think I can say without hesitation that no team in Kentucky had a bigger emotional explosion in winning their regional basketball title than the Bullitt East Chargers.

  • Slayton wins Mason-Dixon 800 as Eagle boys’ team finishes fifth

     LOUISVILLE - In what could be a banner year for track and field in Bullitt County this spring, five of the six area teams sent small contingents last Saturday to the Mason-Dixon Games at Broadbent Arena.

  • The Price is right, twice, for John A. Logan College

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Is there a direct pipeline between Bullitt East and John A. Logan College?

  • Rakes’ bomb returns BE to Sweet 16

     LOUISVILLE - It was a shot that will go down in Bullitt East basketball lore forever.

  • Defensive Gem - Chargers put the clamps on Butler's offense

        LOUISVILLE - Putting on one impressive defensive performance, the Bullitt East Chargers won and advanced on Sunday in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament at Bellarmine University's Knights Hall.
        Battling a Butler squad that the Chargers had split a pair of games with back in December, Bullitt East gave up 22 points in the first quarter and then held the Bears to just 17 points over the final three frames to secure a 49-39 victory.