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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • BC goes to 4-0, but tougher road...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the second time in as many seasons, Bullitt Central moved to 4-0 on Friday when the maroon and gray put the defensive clamps on Jeffersontown, winning 24-0.
        For the game, the Jefferson County Chargers had just three first downs and except for a long pass play that ended up in the endzone being called back for a holding penalty, Jeffersontown didn’t come close to scoring.
        Bullitt Central was up 7-0 at halftime and then slowly pulled away in the second half.

  • NB’s Marion makes late choice to...

     HEBRON ESTATES – The end of his high school career was becoming a fond memory and the start of college was fast approaching.

    Still, three weeks into August and North Bullitt senior Noah Marion had yet to put his name on the dotted line. He pretty much knew where and what he wanted to do, but he had yet to make it official.

    Finally, after setting up a small gathering in the North Bullitt Media Center, Marion put pen to paper and signed to play baseball at Midway College in central Kentucky.

  • BC hopes to see the light in the...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After all three local football teams played at home last Friday, all three will be on the road this week as the games are dwindling down to the start of district play on Sept. 23.

    For Bullitt Central, this is the ‘shadow’ portion of the Cougars’ schedule. Somehow, in scheduling three years ago for the past two seasons, Bullitt Central managed to schedule three non-district foes a week after one of their Bullitt County rivals played the same team.