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Today's Sports

  • East volleyball far from perfect...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – As first-year Bullitt East volleyball coach Ricky Hoffman is quickly learning, his Lady Chargers have to play a nearly perfect game to compete with traditional power Mercy.

    Unfortunately, last week, in the regular season meeting, Bullitt East was far from perfect. In fact, the red and gold were flat and it took less than an hour for the Jaguars to record a 25-7, 25-10, 25-5 victory.

  • BC can’t make the big play to...

        TAYLORSVILLE – Failing to score five times inside the Spencer County 31-yard line on Friday kept the Bullitt Central Cougars from being able to put more pressure on the Bears and ending any upset plans as the home team pulled out a 34-12 win.
        The loss snapped Bullitt Central’s four game winning streak, but it was a good indicator of where the Cougars stand heading into the important district games starting this Friday when the maroon and gray travel to North Bullitt. A week later the team plays host to Bullitt East.

  • Not even the elements can slow...

        LEBANON – The final tune-up before the real games begin this coming Friday for the North Bullitt Eagles couldn’t have gone much better as the green and gold rolled over Marion County 47-18 in a road contest last Friday.

  • Rockets fizzle as Chargers get...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Kristin Foster had thought about whether she would kick a football.
        After all, she’s among the state leaders in goals scored for her Bullitt East Lady Chargers, one of the favorites to win the Sixth Region title.
        Having a little fun during the powder puff football game during homecoming activities, her kicking skills were captured  on film and sent to head football coach Mark Sander.

  • Final non-district tune-ups set...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – This will be the final tune-up week for all three Bullitt County football teams before they enter district play next week.

    Bullitt East will be playing at home on Friday while both Bullitt Central and North Bullitt will be making road trips.

  • Youth football returns after two...

     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.

  • East has too much Glass in win...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the only intra-county volleyball match that Bullitt East will play this season, the Lady Chargers had too much size at the net for North Bullitt on Tuesday as the red and gold swept to a 25-20, 25-21, 25-21 victory.

    Mainly, the Lady Chargers just had too much Savannah Glass as the 6-foot-2 senior, five inches taller than any of the North Bullitt players, dominated play at the net.

  • East and Central get soccer wins...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was a big week for local boys’ soccer fans as the second and third intra-county matches were contested on Tuesday and Thursday.

    In fact, the three teams played each other over an eight-day period. Before last week’s showdowns, Bullitt East had beaten Bullitt Central 4-1.

  • Chargers still can’t find...

        TAYLORSVILLE – The continued to impress, but Bullitt East’s defensive woes continued on Friday as the red and gold dropped a 55-46 decision to Spencer County.
        The setback was the fourth in as many games for the Chargers with the team giving up 49 points an outing.

  • Rockets again end Eagles’ early...

        SHELBYVILLE -- In week three of the playoffs, North Bullitt could be facing a tough, physical, well-coached football team.
        So, when head coach Adam Billings’ Eagles went head-to-head against the Shelby County Rockets on Friday, he wasn’t as concerned about the score as he was how his players competed.
        Despite a 48-23 setback in Shelbyville, Billings was upbeat.