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Today's Sports

  • Week one in the books for 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.

  • Mount Washington All-Stars...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A late decision to head to Florida for the Babe Ruth World Series turned into gold for the Mount Washington U-8 All-Stars last week as they swept through the tournament without a loss.

    In the end, coach Jimmy Kincaid’s team faced an old foe for the title -- Burkesville -- another team from Kentucky that Mount Washington had split four earlier games with this summer. Mount Washington had beaten Burkesville twice at the end to claim the Kentucky State Championship back on July 3.

  • Eagles look for rise to top of...

        HEBRON ESTATES – North Bullitt boys’ soccer coach Eddie Fightmaster wants more.
        The second year Eagle head coach wants more players.
        Heading into Monday’s season-opener against DeSales, North Bullitt has just 20 players in the program. With one of those players being an eighth-grader, that leaves just 19 players for varsity contests.
        With a better than average season a year ago and stability at the top, the coach thought his numbers would be improved.

  • BC’s youth hoping to learn from...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – No matter how you look at it, Bullitt Central’s boys’ soccer program had a breakout season in 2015.
        For the first time ever, the team won a 23rd District title, beating Southern 1-0 on penalty kicks, and then the Cougars beat Bullitt East 4-3 for the first regional win in program history. The run didn’t end until a 3-0 loss to Fairdale on the artificial turf at Mercy High School in the Sixth Region semi-finals.

  • McDonald makes it four Chargers...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – It’s all about team.
        Having good teammates paid big dividends for Bullitt East baseball standout Zach McDonald this summer when he received and accepted an offer to continue his diamond career at Brescia University in Owensboro.
        McDonald becomes the fourth, and final, Charger player to sign with Bearcats’ head coach Andrew Dickson.

  • BE’s Krommenacker set to join...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The baseball pipeline between Mount Washington and Owensboro is running at full speed this summer as Bullitt East baseball standout Derrick Krommenacker recently signed to play for Brescia University starting in the fall.

    When all is said and done, four players from the Charger team that reached the Final Four of the Kentucky State Baseball Tournament, will sign with the Bearcats and head coach Andrew Dickson.

  • Hoffman takes over third team to...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – As if he didn’t butt heads with Mercy’s high-powered athletic program enough already as Bullitt East’s softball and bowling coach, now Ricky Hoffman is taking on the biggest challenge of all -- battling the Jaguars in volleyball.

  • Higgs set to lead North...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Five coaches in five seasons.

    Just think how good North Bullitt’s volleyball program could be with stability at the top.

  • Lady Eagles seek final push to...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Four years, four 23rd District Tournament titles.

    Four seasons, four trips to the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament.

    Those are all great accomplishments, especially for a program that before the recent surge, had very little success in girls’ soccer. The recent past, including last season’s 15-6-2 record, has been good for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles, but they are looking for more in 2016.

  • 2016-17 deer season looks...

     FRANKFORT – Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall.

    Kentucky’s 2016-17 deer season kicks off the first Saturday in September with the start of the 136-day archery season. Anticipation has been building for months.

    “Everything right now points toward another good season,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.