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Today's Sports

  • BC boys win MKAC CC crown

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – In the final tune-up before the Class 3-A, Region 3 Championships this Saturday at Seneca Park in Louisville, all three Bullitt County cross-country programs competed in the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference meet last Tuesday at the Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville.

    Bullitt Central and Bullitt East have been grinding on each other all season on both the boys and the girls’ side of things and in the MKC Championships it was the Cougars coming out on top in both races.

  • Cougar Homecoming Court

      As part of Friday’s game against Nelson County, the Bullitt Central student body selected seniors Payton Coogle and Tate Connor as the 2017 Football Homecoming Queen and King.

    Coogle is the daughter of Stacey and Robbie Coogle while Connor is the son of Sarah and Chip Connor.

  • STATE-BOUND: North Bullitt wins...

     HIGHVIEW — During her four years at the helm, Amber Mink told her players that some day the North Bullitt Lady Eagles could advance to the state soccer championships.

    After a victory over perennial power Mercy on Monday in the Sixth Region opener, Mink felt her players finally started to believe.

    On Friday, that belief became reality as North Bullitt defeated Bullitt East 1-0 to win the Sixth Region title. 

  • Bullitt East, North Bullitt both...

     HIGHVIEW — An historic battle was on the horizon. 

    The only thing between a first-time regional matchup in the girls’ soccer finals was the requirement that the two Bullitt County teams took care of business on Wednesday.

    And, in fine fashion, North Bullitt and Bullitt East did their job and advanced to the Sixth Region final at Mercy Academy.

    While neither coach felt their team would overlook their semifinal opponents, both admitted they took a lot of time warning their players of overlooking their opponents.

     

  • ‘Calm’ Bullitt Central defends...

      OKOLONA — When you reach the post-season, it is often the team that wants “it” more that comes home with the big trophy.

    For a second straight year, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars may have wanted to win the 23rd District volleyball championship a little more than North Bullitt.

    After losing a pair of regular season matches against the Lady Eagles, Bullitt Central coach Karen Vogt had the opportunity to enjoy her team’s second straight district title.

  • Cougars have a chance to face...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – You can’t beat the best if you don’t play the best.

    That is the mantra the Bullitt Central Cougars will take into Friday’s Class 3-A, Region 2 semi-final when they travel to northern Kentucky to take on Covington Catholic, the top-ranked team in the state in many polls no matter the classification and that includes Trinity and St. Xavier.

  • It’s play-off time for youth...

      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.

  • BC’s ‘home’ game moved to Nelson...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A perfect storm of bad weather is forcing Bullitt Central to play its ‘home’ play-off game on Friday in the opening round of the Class 5-A tourney against Dixie Heights at Nelson County High School.

  • East has tall task on the road

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  – Bullitt East head coach Mark Sander is not going to hide anything from his players.

    He’s not going to sugarcoat the task at hand this Friday night.

    But he’s not going into the first round Class 5A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl thinking that his Chargers will lose.

    The task at hand is facing the top ranked team in the Litkenhous ratings. That is number one for all six classes.

    “Anything can happen,” said Sander. 

  • Cougars open at ‘home’ against...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It will be run, run, run and maybe a pass or two when Bullitt Central tangles with Dixie Heights in the opening round of the Class 5-A, Region 3 Tournament in a game that will be played on Friday at Nelson County High School starting at 7:30 p.m.

    Over the past two weeks, Bullitt Central has completed one pass. Over its first eight games, the Colonels completed less than three passes a contest.