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Today's Sports

  • State a learning experience for...

      LEXINGTON – The minds were willing but the legs were a little weak on Saturday for most of the Bullitt County runners as they participated in the Class 3-A Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Local contingent runs in KTCCCA...

     LEXINGTON – In the biggest cross-country meet of the year in Kentucky, a number of young Bullitt County runners took part in the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association Meet of Champions on Oct. 21 at Masterson Station Park in Lexington.

    Some of the races had in excess of 400 runners. This is not a Kentucky High School Athletic Association event, but it does serve as what is considered the middle school state championships.

  • Championship teams are now...

     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.

  • Big pass plays lift Cougars past...

     BARDSTOWN – Scoring three times in the third quarter, the Bullitt Central Cougars rallied from a 14-0 halftime hole on Friday and defeated Dixie Heights 18-14 in the first round of the Class 5-A, Region 2 football play-offs.

    The win marks the third time in the last four seasons that Bullitt Central has won its opening round contest in the post-season.

  • Top-ranked Cov. Catholic too...

     COVINGTON -- On a cold, breezy November night, the Bullitt East Chargers learned a valuable lesson.

    No matter the effort, it is hard when a team has been riddled with injuries to go onto an opponent’s field and come out the victor.

    And, when that opponent is the top ranked team in at least one poll, that task borders on the impossible.

    Covington Catholic displayed why many think the Colonels is the best team in Kentucky with a 56-14 victory.

    This came in the first round of the Class 5A post-season tournament.

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 2017

     A list of updated scores from Bullitt County high school football games during the 2017  season. Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full coverage of all games.

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    NOVEMBER 10 (Play-offs):

    Covington Catholic 49, BULLITT CENTRAL 0

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    NOVEMBER 3 (Play-offs):

    BULLITT CENTRAL 18, Dixie Heights 14

  • Eastside sweeps both girls’...

      ZONETON – The Eastside Lady Eagles made it look easy – twice – in winning both the ‘A’ (eighth-grade) and ‘B’ (sixth and seventh-grade) titles in the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Tournament held last week at Zoneton Middle School.

    In both championship games Eastside squared off with Bernheim and by the middle of the second half of both title games the margin had grown to margins big enough (25 points) to have the games finish with a running clock.

  • Central has memorable day at...

     LOUISVILLE – For the first time in school history, Bullitt Central qualified both its boys’ and girls’ teams for the Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships this Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    Bullitt Central boys’ coach Martin Tallent, who has been part of the boys’ or girls’ program for 11 years, said that the boys’ team had not reached the state meet as a group since 1986.

  • BC falls to Purples as Mother...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It wasn’t a victory and no coach likes to lose, but after a 28-0 setback to visiting Bowling Green on Friday, Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn saw enough positives to be pleased with his team’s performance in the final game of the regular season.

  • East cannot overcome CAL or a...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON --  Just play the game and don’t worry about the scoreboard.

    That’s the motto of Bullitt East head football coach Mark Sander.

    No matter that you are playing in a driving rain.

    And no matter that you playing a defending state championship calibre opponent.

    And no matter that you have 13 of your teammates unable to play on Friday night due to injuries.

    Just go play the game.