http://www.pioneernews.net/sports/rss.xml en FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 2015 http://www.pioneernews.net/content/friday-night-football-2015 <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/2015themascots.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;&nbsp;A list of updated scores from Bullitt County high school football games during the 2015 season. Check Monday&#39;s edition of The Pioneer News and&nbsp;<a href="http://www.pioneernews.net/" rel="nofollow">www.pioneernews.net</a>&nbsp;for full coverage of all games.</p> <p> <strong>####################</strong></p> <p> <u><strong>AUGUST 28:</strong></u></p> <p> BULLITT CENTRAL 26, Fairdale 20</p> <p> Martha Layne Collins 55, BULLITT EAST 14</p> <p> NORTH BULLITT 28, Southern 9</p> <p> <strong>####################</strong></p> All three area teams ready for a big Friday at home http://www.pioneernews.net/content/all-three-area-teams-ready-big-friday-home <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/nb_foot_15_-_wc_andrew_brown_to_throw.jpg" alt="First Outing - North Bullitt junior Andrew Brown, who jumped into the football program from the baseball team, had his first start at quarterback on Friday and threw for 195 yards and three touchdowns. Of that total, Brown threw for 135 yards to senior Daulton Walls, another baseball player who is playing varsity football for the first time. Brown’s total was the sixth best in Class 5-A during the opening week while Walls’ 135 yards was the second highest total in Class 5-A. as the Eagles beat Woodford County 37-32." title="First Outing - North Bullitt junior Andrew Brown, who jumped into the football program from the baseball team, had his first start at quarterback on Friday and threw for 195 yards and three touchdowns. Of that total, Brown threw for 135 yards to senior Daulton Walls, another baseball player who is playing varsity football for the first time. Brown’s total was the sixth best in Class 5-A during the opening week while Walls’ 135 yards was the second highest total in Class 5-A. as the Eagles beat Woodford County 37-32." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; After opening the season with all three teams on the road, Week II will have all three Bullitt County football teams at home on Friday.</p> Clark Teague takes over BC athletic program http://www.pioneernews.net/content/clark-teague-takes-over-bc-athletic-program <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bc_ad_-_new_guy_teague.jpg" alt="New Guy - Bullitt Central’s new athletic director is Clark Teague who takes over for former AD Mike Gossett. Teague has been a coach for 28 years and was an AD at Spencer County HS." title="New Guy - Bullitt Central’s new athletic director is Clark Teague who takes over for former AD Mike Gossett. Teague has been a coach for 28 years and was an AD at Spencer County HS." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; After spending 28 years on the sidelines, Clark Teague stepped from the playing field to an office job over the summer, becoming the new athletic director at Bullitt Central.</p> <p> Teague takes over for Mike Gossett who stepped down after two years to return to the sidelines as the head football coach at Southern High School.</p> <p> Despite the move of Gossett to Southern, his wife, Tiffany, remains at Bullitt Central and is now Teague&rsquo;s administrative assistant.</p> BE playing volleyball in Jaguars’ tall shadow http://www.pioneernews.net/content/be-playing-volleyball-jaguars%E2%80%99-tall-shadow <p> &nbsp;&nbsp;SHEPHERDSVILLE &ndash; The Bullitt East Lady Chargers may have thought they were ready to make a move on national power Mercy this season in volleyball, but at least after the first eight days of the season, coach Ed Fisher&rsquo;s team still has a lot of work to do just to be competitive with one of the top program&rsquo;s in the country.</p> Lady Chargers learn they have work to do before post-season http://www.pioneernews.net/content/lady-chargers-learn-they-have-work-do-post-season <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/be_girls_golf_15_-_bi_haley_watches.jpg" alt="Go Far - Bullitt East senior Haley Steinmetz is playing number one for the Lady Chargers this season. The team competed in the Bluegrass Invitational on Saturday at Heritage Hill." title="Go Far - Bullitt East senior Haley Steinmetz is playing number one for the Lady Chargers this season. The team competed in the Bluegrass Invitational on Saturday at Heritage Hill." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;CEDAR GROVE &ndash; It wasn&rsquo;t exactly the performance that Bullitt East Lady Charger head coach Larry Steinmetz was looking for on Saturday in the Schmid Funeral Home Bluegrass Invitational at Heritage Hill Golf Club, but there were enough bright spots to give the coach hope for the rest of the season.</p> <p> The not so good news was that the team finished with a 466 total on the day, well off the winning score of 313 shot by both Elizabethtown and Paul Dunbar. That was only good for 16th in a field of 19 teams.</p> Defense rallies late to secure a Cougar victory http://www.pioneernews.net/content/defense-rallies-late-secure-cougar-victory <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/bc_foot_15_-_ms_defensive_stop.jpg" alt="Defense Steps Up - Despite some early deficiencies, the Bullitt Central defense rose up in the closing seconds on Friday and stuffed Madison Southern at the five-yard line on fourth down to secure a 35-27 victory in the opening game of the season." title="Defense Steps Up - Despite some early deficiencies, the Bullitt Central defense rose up in the closing seconds on Friday and stuffed Madison Southern at the five-yard line on fourth down to secure a 35-27 victory in the opening game of the season." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;STANFORD, KENTUCKY &ndash; Bullitt Central&rsquo;s high-powered offense was just that on Friday in the season-opening game against Madison Southern, but it was the Cougars&rsquo; defense that stepped up at the end to secure a 35-27 victory over the Eagles.</p> <p> The game was played at Lincoln County High School as part of the Death Valley Bowl.</p> <p> Bullitt Central scored on its first four possessions and seemingly had the game in hand up 14-0 after one quarter and leading 35-21 heading into the fourth quarter.</p> Miscues costly as Chargers fall in season opener http://www.pioneernews.net/content/miscues-costly-chargers-fall-season-opener <p> &nbsp;MIDDLETOWN &ndash;Three turnovers and a pair of botched punt attempts that resulted in 60 yards of net losses were more than Bullitt East could overcome on Friday as the red and gold opened the 2015 season with a 28-14 loss to Eastern.</p> <p> While any loss is disappointing, veteran Charger head coach Darrell Vincent saw enough of a silver lining to believe that his team is headed in the right direction.</p> North sets off fireworks in win over Woodford http://www.pioneernews.net/content/north-sets-fireworks-win-over-woodford <img src="http://www.pioneernews.net/sites/www.pioneernews.net/files/imagecache/thumb85/nb_foot_15_-_wc_walls_led_by_travis_sparkman.jpg" alt="Off to the Races - North Bullitt senior Daulton Walls, playing football for the first time since his freshman season, runs for the end zone with help from teammate Travis Sparkman. Walls scored four touchdowns as North Bullitt beat Woodford County 37-32 on the road Friday." title="Off to the Races - North Bullitt senior Daulton Walls, playing football for the first time since his freshman season, runs for the end zone with help from teammate Travis Sparkman. Walls scored four touchdowns as North Bullitt beat Woodford County 37-32 on the road Friday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &nbsp;VERSAILLES -- Any coach can draw up the plays to make his or her team successful.</p> <p> But what does it take to go on the road and ruin the home team&rsquo;s fireworks display on the opening night of the season?</p> <p> It takes a coaching staff with a team full of players who have heart, determination and fight.</p> <p> For Adam Billings, in his first game at the helm of the North Bullitt Eagles, he got all of that and a lot more.</p> <p> His team was singing the fight song in front of a stunned Woodford County fan base after an exciting 37-32 victory.</p>