Today's Sports

  • East boys ready to tee it up...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – After playing a practice round on Monday, the Bullitt East Chargers will open play on Tuesday in the Leachman Buick-GMC-Cadillac/KHSAA Boys’ State Golf Tournament.

    Bullitt East will be competing at the Bowling Green Country Club which has a par-72 score over 6,795 yards.

  • Rain gets the best of all but E-...

    CEDAR GROVE – Elizabethtown was the big winner on Tuesday at the Girls’ Third Region Golf Tournament at Heritage Hill Golf Course, but not until Mother Nature got in a few swings of her own.

    Playing in steady rain all day, the top female high school golfers in the area had a long day of slow play despite being able to ‘lift, clean and place’ any shots in the fairways under the brutal conditions.

  • Eagles take care of OC in rain

     BUCKNER -- Despite coming off an exciting victory the previous week against a county and despite playing a team which had not won a game this season, first-year North Bullitt head coach Adam Billings was not worried about a letdown.

    Coaching a team of players hungry for success, Billings knew from the week of practice that his Eagles were ready.

    What concerned the coach a little was the weather. For a second straight week, rain and wind was a constant for the entire contest against Oldham County.

  • Youth football teams hitting the...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – 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.

    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.

  • Early goals are enough for BE...

     HEBRON ESTATES – A huge week for girls’ soccer within the Sixth Region ended on Thursday with Bullitt East traveling to North Bullitt and pulling out a 2-1 victory.

    The win by the Lady Chargers came three days after they had lost to Mercy by the same score.

    Over the past three seasons, Mercy and Bullitt East have met for the Sixth Region title with North Bullitt reaching the semi-finals each of those years only to fall to the Chargers.

  • Last big bounce favors Central

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Rare are the times when a soccer ball bounces over a goalie’s head and goes into the netting.

    However, that event happened not once, but twice, on Wednesday in the only regular season meeting this season between Bullitt Central and Bullitt East. Each team scored a goal on the odd occurrence minutes apart in the second half.

    It was the second one, with just 5:30 remaining in the game, when Bullitt Central scored, that ended up being the most important as the Cougars pulled out a 3-2 win.

  • Back-to-back! Chargers return to...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – All season long, Bullitt East boys’ golf coach Kyle Downs has been working with his team on how to handle themselves when they don’t get off to good starts in matches.

    It must have worked.

    Down and trailing the top teams at the turn on Monday in the Fifth Region Tournament at Heritage Hill Golf Course, the Chargers battled back over the back nine and passed all the teams except Elizabethtown to claim the second and last qualifying spot for next week’s Kentucky State Golf Tournament in Bowling Green.

  • Lots of fans missed a great game

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Yes, it was raining.

    Yes, it was 34-14 at halftime.

    And, yes, the Bullitt Central defense had given up 111 points over the previous six quarters.

    Because of those facts, a lot of people missed the second half of a great football game on Friday night.

    Bullitt Central rallied all the way back to take a 44-40 lead with 4:42 remaining in the game. For the previous 12 minutes of game time, the Cougars had dominated play.

  • BE continues to narrow gap, but...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There is no doubt that Bullitt East soccer is narrowing the gap on Mercy, but the Lady Chargers still couldn’t get a win on Monday, giving up a pair of second half goals to lose to the Jaguars 2-1 in the first of what could be three meetings between the district and regional rivals.

  • Lady Chargers stay hot; beat BC...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Five days after sweeping past North Bullitt, the Bullitt East Lady Chargers did it again last Tuesday as they beat Bullitt Central without dropping a game.

    That was just the tip of the iceberg for coach Ed Fisher’s team last week as it went on to beat district rival Fern Creek on Thursday before heading to New Castle over the weekend and capturing the Henry County Varsity Tournament with four straight wins. In the tournament, the red and gold lost just one game.