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Today's Sports

  • Beautiful weekend results in...

      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.

  • Oh so close! East falls to Mercy...

     LOUISVILLE – Heartbreak and the Bullitt East Lady Chargers seem to go hand-in-hand when it comes to girls’ soccer.

    That was the case again last week as for the 16th straight time the Mercy Jaguars got the best of the Lady Chargers in a classic regular season match that needed extra time to find a winner.

  • BE/Eastside’s Macie Brown has a...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just four days after becoming the youngest player from Bullitt County to ever qualify for a KHSAA State Golf Championship, Bullitt East and Eastside seventh-grader Macie Brown added to her honors on Saturday, winning the Girls’ Kentucky Middle School State Golf Championship.

  • THE WAR: East maintains...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON – The game might have been short on execution, but Friday’s 29th annual renewal of The War more than made up for it in determination and grit.

    In the end, it was Bullitt East that made the final big play, stuffing Bullitt Central running back Zak Clark at the 15-yard line on fourth down, a yard short of the first down, with 1:16 remaining in the game, preserving the Chargers’ 19-13 advantage.

  • Quick start, slow finish means...

     BUCKNER — North Bullitt head football coach Adam Billings has never been one to worry about the scoreboard.

    He’s more worried about coaching his players and seeing them improve.

    Some years would have the bigger numbers at the end of the game; some years it is the other way around.

    This season, coming off a senior-laden team with a promising junior class, has been rough.

    But, Billings remains positive that the Eagles are just a few small plays away.

  • North needs a win Friday over...

     HEBRON ESTATES – It is only the second of five straight district games this week for the North Bullitt Eagles when they travel to Oldham County on Friday for a 7:30 p.m. contest, but the green and gold really need to get a victory this week to stay in the mix for a post-season berth.

    Over the past several seasons, the three Bullitt County teams have competed with South Oldham for the four play-off berths in the six-team Class 5-A, Region 3 division. Oldham County and Nelson County in the past have been on the outside looking in.

  • Short and physical is the...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Friday night’s 29th renewal of The War could be the shortest on record as both Bullitt Central and Bullitt East have found more success this season keeping the ball on the ground than throwing it around the field.

    Frankly, a short game would make both Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn and Bullitt East head coach Mark Sander plenty happy. Both coaches think defense first and much of the offense is based on what the defense can do.

  • Halfway through youth football...

     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.

  • BE’s Murphy heading to state

     LOUISVILLE – ‘Steady’ was the name of the game on Monday for Bullitt East senior Mark Murphy in the Boys’ Region Five Golf Tournament at Seneca Golf Course.

    Murphy accomplished that goal, firing a 37 on the front nine and following that up with an identical 37 on the back nine to finish at 74 for a third place finish in the event. The score was easily enough for Murphy to qualify for the Kentucky State Golf Tournament next week at the Bowling Green Country Club.

  • North falls 3-1, but stays...

     OKOLONA – North Bullitt has gotten to the hurdle, now they just need to get over it.

    For the second time in less than a year, the Lady Eagles went toe-to-toe with Sixth Region power Mercy in girls’ soccer and each time the green and gold came away dreaming of what might have been.