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High School Sports

  • 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.

  • BE’s quick start too much for BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - With a 22-3 lead five minutes into the game, the Bullitt East Chargers on Monday night flexed their considerable muscle and defeated Bullitt Central 88-61 before a large and boisterous crowd in the Cougars’ Den.

  • Handful of locals qualify for wrestling, swim state tourneys

     LOUISVILLE - It was a big weekend for Bullitt East senior Mason Turlington at the Region II Swimming Championships as he qualified for two events at the Kentucky State Swimming and Diving Championships next weekend in Louisville.

  • Loss to Southern proves costly for Cougars

     OKOLONA - It was a tale of two games for the Bullitt Central Cougar faithful on Friday night.

  • Collins’ 22 points lift BC

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The first game of the last week of the regular season is always a good time to play your best game of the season.

  • BE's Troutman signs for track at Louisville

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Dedication to one sport paid off in a big way on Wednesday when Bullitt East senior Trevor Troutman signed to continue his track and field career with the University of Louisville.
        Troutman is coming off a junior track season in which he won the Class AA State Championship in the discus. His throw of 164-11, which came on his last throw (as a sophomore he finished second, losing on the last throw) was the best discus throw in any of the three classes.

  • Lady Chargers do better at the free throw line for win

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - Free is always good.
        Hitting free throws is priceless for basketball coaches.
        That is why Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings was all smiles Friday after his Lady Chargers converted 21 of 25 chances at the charity stripe as they beat visiting North Bullitt 63-57.