http://www.pioneernews.net/sports/rss.xml en Lady Eagles end the curse, beat East 1-0 http://www.pioneernews.net/content/lady-eagles-end-curse-beat-east-1-0 <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/nb_girls_soc_16_-_be1_andres_and_no._8.jpg" alt="Epic Battle -- North Bullitt junior Katlyn Andres and Bullitt East senior Kelsey Castle battle for a ball early in Monday’s showdown. With less than 10 minutes remaining in the game, Andres got free and scored the game’s only goal." title="Epic Battle -- North Bullitt junior Katlyn Andres and Bullitt East senior Kelsey Castle battle for a ball early in Monday’s showdown. With less than 10 minutes remaining in the game, Andres got free and scored the game’s only goal." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">MOUNT WASHINGTON &ndash; The curse is over!</span></p> <p> Well, at least part of the curse is over!</p> <p> The North Bullitt Lady Eagles exorcised seven years of frustration on Monday, getting a goal from junior Katlyn Andres with just under 10 minutes of play remaining to beat Sixth Region rival Bullitt East 1-0 in an intensely played contest in Mount Washington.</p> Lady Cougars looking to this season and beyond http://www.pioneernews.net/content/lady-cougars-looking-season-and-beyond <p> &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 20.4px;">SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; The past few seasons for the Bullitt Central Lady Cougar soccer program has been a mixed bag of highs and lows, wins and losses as well as frustrating turnouts.</span></p> <p> Now, head coach Stephanie Porter is taking the stance of building the program from the bottom up instead of just taking it year-to-year. That said, the coach doesn&rsquo;t want to bypass any of the older players and weaken their chances at a competitive season.</p> Heat, Southern can’t bottle up the Eagles http://www.pioneernews.net/content/heat-southern-can%E2%80%99t-bottle-eagles <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/nb_foot_16_-_s_abnee_with_defender.jpg" alt="North Bullitt sophomore Connor Abnee ran for three touchdowns and passed for two more as he subbed for injured Andrew Brown on Friday against Southern." title="North Bullitt sophomore Connor Abnee ran for three touchdowns and passed for two more as he subbed for injured Andrew Brown on Friday against Southern." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; OKOLONA-- The only thing that could slow up the North Bullitt Eagles Friday night was the weather.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;With hot temperatures and high humidity, kickoff was delayed 20 minutes.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Don&rsquo;t worry.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Head coach Adam Billings&rsquo; Eagles were ready when the whistle blew as they dispatched the host Southern Trojans 55-7.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;The Eagles would score on every possession and its only punt turned into a touchdown.<br /> 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 2:</strong></p> <p> Central Hardin at BULLITT EAST, 7:30 p.m.</p> <p> Jeffersontown at NORTH BULLITT, 7:30 p.m.</p> <p> Southern at BULLITT CENTRAL, 7:30 p.m.</p> Big sports week ahead http://www.pioneernews.net/content/big-sports-week-ahead <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; Following two weeks to get their feet under them, the high school fall sports campaign shifts into high gear this week with the first of the intra-county contests of the season.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Perhaps the biggest of the fall will be on Monday of this week in girls&rsquo; soccer when North Bullitt travels to Mount Washington for a showdown with Bullitt East.<br /> Cougars take a bite out of the Bulldogs http://www.pioneernews.net/content/cougars-take-bite-out-bulldogs <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bc_foot_16_-_f_clark_nice_shot_0.jpg" alt="Bullitt Central junnior running back couldn’t elude Fairdale’s defense on this play, but he did have 22 carries for 110 yards with a touchdown running and another on a reception as the Cougars rolled to a 21-6 vicctory." title="Bullitt Central junnior running back couldn’t elude Fairdale’s defense on this play, but he did have 22 carries for 110 yards with a touchdown running and another on a reception as the Cougars rolled to a 21-6 vicctory." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; For the second time in as many weeks, the tortoise got the win on Friday as the Bullitt Central Cougars went on the road and beat Fairdale 21-6.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;This was the second straight game in which the Cougars&rsquo; defense did not allow any points. The only score for Fairdale came just after Bullitt Central had gone up 21-0 midway through the third quarter when the Bulldogs returned the ensuing kick-off 83 yards for a touchdown.<br /> Touchdown at :19 sinks East in offensive thriller http://www.pioneernews.net/content/touchdown-19-sinks-east-offensive-thriller <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/be_foot_16_-_e_purdue_in_open_field.jpg" alt="Bullitt East junior Hunter Perdue had another big game on Friday as he scored four touchdowns inclding a 58-yard run on the first play of the game, but it wasn’t enough as the Chargers lost another heartbreaker 55-52." title="Bullitt East junior Hunter Perdue had another big game on Friday as he scored four touchdowns inclding a 58-yard run on the first play of the game, but it wasn’t enough as the Chargers lost another heartbreaker 55-52." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; SHELBYVILLE &ndash; For the second time in as many games, the Bullitt East Chargers rallied to take the lead late only to have an even later rally by the opposition decide the outcome of a close game.<br /> Four tips for a better dove season http://www.pioneernews.net/content/four-tips-better-dove-season <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/dovesonline0001.jpeg" alt="Hunters excited by the opening of dove season on Thursday, Sept. 1, should consider these four tips to improve their success this season" title="Hunters excited by the opening of dove season on Thursday, Sept. 1, should consider these four tips to improve their success this season" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;<strong style="line-height: 20.4px;">FRANKFORT </strong><strong style="line-height: 20.4px;">&ndash; </strong><span style="line-height: 20.4px;">The heavy dew that soaks your shoes in the early morning is often accompanied by thick fog, signs that summer is losing its grip. Fall will be here soon, a hunter&rsquo;s favorite time of year.</span></p> <p> The start of the fall for outdoors enthusiasts coincides with the opening of dove season each Sept. 1. Here are five things to keep in mind to place more doves in your hunting vest this coming season.</p>