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Today's Sports

  • Farner inducted into state...

     LOUISVILLE - On Saturday, long-time Pioneer News Sports Editor Mike Farner was inducted into the Kentucky High School Baseball Coaches’ Association Hall of Fame Class of 2014.

    In a luncheon that was part of the group’s winter convention, Farner was inducted along with six others into the Hall of Fame. The KHSBCA has had a Hall of Fame class every year since 1997, honoring coaches, umpires, college coaches and scouts as well as media members.

  • Schmid Funeral Home Football...

     For the 2014 season, Schmid Funeral Home and the other sponsors for the Bullitt County Player of the Year Award divided it into offensive and defensive awards.

    On offense, Bullitt Central senior Trevor Carnell picked up his third consecutive Player of the Year Award. Joining hime for the honor were Tim Gonterman and Mark Schmid of Schmid Funeral Home as well as Bullitt Central principal Andy Pohlman and athletic director Mike Gossett.

  • Local teams picking up steam at...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – While not being invited to this year’s Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, the Bullitt Central Cougars had a productive week which included a very strong outing on Thursday against Henry County.

    The game had already been scheduled and would have been played if the Cougars had been in the LIT or not. Jumping out to an 18-9 lead after one quarter, the Cougars went onto win 67-48 against a Wildcat team that had opened the season with a win over North Bullitt and entered the game with a winning record.

  • Chargers have just enough Bacon...

    VALLEY STATION -- Surrounded by reporters and cameras, Tyler Bacon was all smiles on Friday evening.

        And so was his coach, Bob Blackburn.

        The veteran coach likes when his 6-foot-9 center plays like a 6-foot-9 post man.

  • Lawson named to take over Cougar...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – After just one year within the program, Tye Lawson was promoted to head coach on Thursday, replacing Danny Leasor who retired after eight seasons in his second stint at the school.

  • East holds on late to defeat...

    VALLEY STATION – For three-and-a-half quarters of the team’s opening round game in the Republic Bank Boys’ Louisville Invitational Tournament, everything was going just to plan against the Seneca Redhawks.

  • Doss ends Chargers' dreams...

    VALLEY STATION -- To win basketball games, you must execute.

        When you don't execute the entire four quarters, you might be able to beat some teams.

        But you won't beat a team favored to win the Sixth Region.

        On Saturday morning, Bullitt East only executed for two-and-a-half quarters.

  • NB has a little more offense...

     HEBRON ESTATES – After the two arch-rivals stumbled through a 46-31 win in the first meeting of the season, the rematch on Friday between North Bullitt and Bullitt Central had nowhere to go but up.

    And up it went.

    In a much more scintillating contest, a near capacity crowd at North Bullitt watched the two rivals battle it out in hand-to-hand combat before the Eagles pulled away late for a 71-60 win.

  • Lady Eagles cap 3-0 week with win

     HEBRON ESTATES – Despite scoring just one basket in the two middle quarters, the North Bullitt Lady Eagles played defense well enough on Friday to stay one step ahead of Bullitt Central to the tune of a 43-31 victory.

    In the 23rd District, where these two teams are better than the other three teams by double-digit margins, this was the defacto battle for the top seed in the post-season tournament which will be held at Bullitt Central in late February. North Bullitt is now 2-0 in the district seeding battle while Bullitt Central fell to 1-1.

  • East wins pair over weekend

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt East Chargers and Lady Chargers both picked up key wins over the weekend as they started the new year with a pair of wins.

    Chargers’ District Win

    First, on Friday, the Bullitt East Chargers played their second 24th District game of the week, turning back visiting Whitefield Academy 90-57.

    The win moved Bullitt East to 2-0 in the race for the top spot in the district standings.