http://www.pioneernews.net/sports/rss.xml en FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 2016 http://www.pioneernews.net/content/friday-night-football-2016 <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/2015themascots_1.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="83" height="85" /><p> &nbsp;<span>A list of updated scores from Bullitt County high school football games during the 2016 season. Check Monday&#39;s edition of The Pioneer News and&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.pioneernews.net/" rel="nofollow">www.pioneernews.net</a><span>&nbsp;for full coverage of all games.</span></p> <p> <strong>########################</strong></p> <p> <strong>SEPTEMBER 23:</strong></p> <p> <strong>THE GAME!! -&nbsp;</strong>NORTH BULLITT 21, BULLITT CENTRAL 14</p> <p> BULLITT EAST 69, Nelson County 0</p> <p> <strong>########################</strong></p> Pair of 4-1 teams set to clash at North on Friday http://www.pioneernews.net/content/pair-4-1-teams-set-clash-north-friday <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/game_2.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; The Game.</span></p> <p> The first game in district play.</p> <p> The first game toward the Bullitt Cup.</p> <p> The only game of the season against your biggest rival.</p> East faces Nelson in district opener http://www.pioneernews.net/content/east-faces-nelson-district-opener <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MOUNT WASHINGTON &ndash; After shedding a huge monkey off of their backs last week in getting the first win under head coach Mark Sander, the Bullitt East Chargers can get a jump in the Class 5-A, District 3 race on Friday when they travel to Bardstown to take on Nelson County.</span></p> A little rain can’t slow down youth football http://www.pioneernews.net/content/little-rain-can%E2%80%99t-slow-down-youth-football <p> &nbsp;<em style="line-height: 20.4px;">SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; Once again this season The Pioneer News will run the results from the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season.</em></p> <p> <em>The statistics used each week are provided to the newspaper by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.</em></p> Charger Homecoming Court http://www.pioneernews.net/content/charger-homecoming-court <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/be_homecoming.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp; Bullitt East celebrated its 2016 Football Homecoming on Friday with the crowning of seniors Connor Green and Megan Lancaster as the King and Queen.</p> <p> Green is the son of Kim and Darryll Green.</p> <p> Lancaster, the daughter of Becky Lancaster and Eric and Patti Lancaster, could not attend the ceremony after being involved recently in a serious car accident.</p> <p> Representing Lancaster on Friday were her older sister, Cassie Lancaster, along with Kelsey Castle, Megan&#39;s best friend and Co-Captain of the Girls&#39; Soccer Team with Lancaster.</p> Lady Chargers still can’t get past Mercy http://www.pioneernews.net/content/lady-chargers-still-can%E2%80%99t-get-past-mercy <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/be_girls_soc_16_-_m_foster_kicks_wide.jpg" alt="Hat Trick -- Bullitt East senior Christian Foster works the sideline against a Mercy player on Monday. Foster scored three goals n the first half, but Mercy scored with 2:49 remaining in the game for the 4-3 victory." title="Hat Trick -- Bullitt East senior Christian Foster works the sideline against a Mercy player on Monday. Foster scored three goals n the first half, but Mercy scored with 2:49 remaining in the game for the 4-3 victory." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MOUNT WASHINGTON &ndash; After a 3-3 first half that nobody expected, Bullitt East and Mercy settled into a second half dogfight in what is becoming one of the most anticipated battles in the Sixth Region.</span></p> <p> Finally, with the clock ticking below three minutes, Mercy earned a corner kick. The ball went into the box and Bullitt East pushed it out only to have Mercy sophomore Jillian Fries kick the ball along the ground where it slightly deflected off a Bullitt East defender and then easily past Bullitt East goalie Ninia Embry.</p> East volleyball far from perfect as Mercy sweeps http://www.pioneernews.net/content/east-volleyball-far-perfect-mercy-sweeps <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MOUNT WASHINGTON &ndash; As first-year Bullitt East volleyball coach Ricky Hoffman is quickly learning, his Lady Chargers have to play a nearly perfect game to compete with traditional power Mercy.</span></p> <p> Unfortunately, last week, in the regular season meeting, Bullitt East was far from perfect. In fact, the red and gold were flat and it took less than an hour for the Jaguars to record a 25-7, 25-10, 25-5 victory.</p> East and Central get soccer wins over North http://www.pioneernews.net/content/east-and-central-get-soccer-wins-over-north <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bc_boys_soc_16_-_nb_mason_high_kick.jpg" alt="Double Duty -- Bullitt Central senior Austin Mason flies in to challenge North Bullitt goalie Anthony Greenwell in a match on Tuesday. Mason scored four goals for the Cougars in the 4-2 win. On Friday, Mason kicked three extra points and a field goal in Bullitt Central’s 24-0 football win over Jeffersontown." title="Double Duty -- Bullitt Central senior Austin Mason flies in to challenge North Bullitt goalie Anthony Greenwell in a match on Tuesday. Mason scored four goals for the Cougars in the 4-2 win. On Friday, Mason kicked three extra points and a field goal in Bullitt Central’s 24-0 football win over Jeffersontown." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MOUNT WASHINGTON &ndash; It was a big week for local boys&rsquo; soccer fans as the second and third intra-county matches were contested on Tuesday and Thursday.</span></p> <p> In fact, the three teams played each other over an eight-day period. Before last week&rsquo;s showdowns, Bullitt East had beaten Bullitt Central 4-1.</p>