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Today's Sports

  • Area ball parks set to kick off...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— The birds are chirping and a recently renovated park is ready to be used.

    The Mount Washington City Park, located at 100 Newman Way behind Mount Washington Elementary, has seen a lot of changes in the past few years and Parks Director Sheryl Paxton has prepared an opening day celebration to showcase those changes.

    On Saturday, April 14, the day will kick off with the Mount Washington Youth Baseball and Softball Opening Day Parade throughout the park.

  • Rolling Hills Christian wins...

      HEBRON ESTATES – Just call the Rolling Hills Christian Tornados the little school with the big volleyball reputation.

    For the sixth straight season, coach Danielle Merrick’s squad captured the Kentucky Christian School Athletic Association Kentucky State Volleyball title recently at the Mid-America facility in Louisville.

  • Bernheim finishes fifth in NASP...

     LOUISVILLE – Sometimes in archery, it is hard to tell if the success comes from the youngest and works its way up or if the programs develop from the top down.

    Eastside Middle School really started the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) many years ago and those shooters eventually fueled a strong Bullitt East program for a number of years.

    Now, on the other side of the county, it appears that the middle schools are taking the example from Bullitt Central and North Bullitt and building on success to power those programs in the long run.

  • BC will compete Thursday in...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central will have both its boys’ and girls’  teams competing on Thursday in the KHSAA State Archery Championships at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

  • We all Love a Parade

        The Blue Lick Optimist baseball and softball organization hosted its opening day parade through the streets of Hillview.

    Then they returned to Challis Ford Park for games, food and fun.

    See more parade photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net by clicking here.

  • Olympic Advice

     Alexis Love recently made an appearance at North Bullitt High School to speak to PE classes.

    Love is an Athletes for Hope member and also a member of USA track and field.

    During her stop, she gave students some background on herself. She also talked about the importance of staying physically active and eating healthy.

    Besides talking with the students, Alexis participated in some of the fitness activities and answered questions.

  • Chargers don’t play much, but...

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – The Bullitt East Chargers aren’t getting to play a lot of baseball so far this spring, but the team isn’t losing any games.

    Through the first two weeks plus one day, the red and gold have played just three games. The good news is that tallies out to three wins.

  • Softball still fails to get any...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The high school softball season just can’t seem to get any traction or momentum through the first two weeks of the schedule.

    In fact, through two weeks, the three local programs have combined to play just five games. Between the three squads, there has been just one win, a victory by Bullitt Central over John Hardin late in week one.

    Otherwise, it has been sit around and wait for Mother Nature to get in a better mood.

    Bullitt East Falls

  • Lady Eagles’ Ludwig signs to...

     HEBRON ESTATES – The desire to attend a small school and also play softball worked out just fine for North Bullitt senior Madison Ludwig recently when she signed to do her college pitching at Midway College in central Kentucky.

    Ludwig made her decision back in January but she did not sign until a few weeks ago, doing it in front of family and teammates in a ceremony in the North Bullitt Media Center.

    In the end, it came down to Midway or Indiana University Southeast.

  • Cougars second at (NASP) archery...

      LOUISVILLE – There will be plenty of pleasant memories this spring break for the Bullitt Central archery team members as coach Dustin Metcalf’s team finished second on Saturday at the Kentucky NASP State Tournament.

    Competing at the Kentucky Exposition Center, the Cougars moved up three spots from last year and finished with a final score of 3,429, just nine points behind winner Madison Central, the runner-up from a year ago.