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Today's Sports

  • Turnovers doom Eagles in loss to...

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Sometimes it is good when the scoreboard isn't working.

  • Chargers start slow, then roll...

    TAYLORSVILLE – Scoring in the final minute of the first half and then matching that with another touchdown less than two minutes into the second half, the Bullitt East Chargers buried some bad memories on Friday as they rolled past Spencer County 28-7.

  • BC scores 31 in second quarter...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Exploding for 31 points in the second quarter, the Bullitt Central Cougars on Friday took care of business and defeated a young and inexperienced Valley squad 45-8.

         It really was a no-win situation for the Cougars as they were expected to roll over a Vikings’ squad that had already lost two lopsided games this season. Bullitt Central struggled a little early, but then rose to the occasion and did what was expected of them, winning a game that had a running clock for all of the second half.

  • Honoring the 1994 Team

     At halftime of Friday’s game against Waggener, Bullitt East held a 20th Anniversary Reunion for the 1994 football team that reached the state championship game before falling to Danville.

    At the start, Bullitt East principal Willie Foster, who played on that team, led the players, coaches and family members to the field.

    A special presentation was made to the team’s coach, Mike Egan.


  • Youth football is back in action...

     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.

  • NB’s schedule change means full...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – North Bullitt’s football schedule change means that there is a full slate of games on Friday for Bullitt County fans.

    In fact, North Bullitt will have the only home game this Friday as they will play host to North Oldham. Bullitt Central makes the short trip to Dixie Highway to take on Valley while Bullitt East will take a visit across Hwy-44 to take on Spencer County in what is a growing rivalry on the gridiron.

  • CC under the lights? BE and BC...

     ELIZABETHTOWN – Normally, major Saturday high school cross-country meets are held in the mornings. A few are contested in the afternoon. During the week, some others are held after school.

    Rarely are cross-country meets held after dark.

  • Tractor, truck pulling series on...

     CLERMONT -- Competitors on the Howes Lube/Battle of the Bluegrass Pulling Series will bring their high-powered vehicles to the fastest track in Kentucky on Saturday evening.

    After being rained out in August, the Battle of the Bluegrass series was rescheduled for Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Bullitt County Fairgrounds. The first race begins at 7 p.m.

  • Lady Chargers pull away after...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – In the only regular season meeting this fall between two of the top programs in the Sixth Region, Bullitt East kept its slight edge over North Bullitt in girls’ soccer with a 4-0 victory on Monday.

    While this was the only regular season meeting, it may not be the only meeting this season. In each of the past two seasons, the two rivals have ended up meeting in the Sixth Region semi-finals after North Bullitt won the 23rd District title and Bullitt East was the 24th District runner-up.

  • North leads, falters, then...

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Veteran coach Brett Newton said that the most improvement a team makes is between the first and second games of the season.