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Today's Sports

  • Local players part of national...

    The Louisville Lady Sluggers 12U fastpitch softball travel team recently went undefeated to win three Kentucky State Tournaments to qualify for Nationals/World Series of their choice in Florida, Indiana, Tennessee, Illinois or Wisconsin.

    On June 27-28, 2009, in Fort Knox, the Lady Sluggers won the United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) KY State Tournament.

    On July 3-5, in Lexington, the Lady Sluggers won the National Softball Association (NSA) KY State Tournament.

  • Final Summer Hoops Binge

    With school set to start this week and the youth football season already in full swing, the final week of the summer hoops camp circuit saw activities at both Zoneton Middle School and Mount Washington Middle School recently.

    Zoneton’s camp, under the director of coach Casey Bannon, had almost 100 players for four days of drills.

    The Mount Washington camp, run by Jeff Phelps, was for middle school students and had over 30 players taking part.

  • Estep becomes sixth Eagles&...

    HEBRON ESTATES -- Alice Lloyd assistant baseball coach Gary Hammons was as surprised as anyone when he learned that the son of a player he coached during his long tenure as the coach at Knott County Central was available on the recruiting trail.

  • Dustin Linville Nabs NASRA Jerry...

    BARDSTOWN - C.J. Rayburn’s National All Star Racing Assocition would make its first ever visit to Bluegrass Speedway on Saturday evening and Dustin Linville of Bryantsville, KY would park his machine in victory lane as the winner of the 30 lap, $3,000 to win Jerry Ross Memorial event.  Other feature winners for the evening included Johnny Cecil of Bardstown, KY in Street Stocks and Avral Thompson of Loretto, KY in WBRT 1320-AM Sportsman.

     

  • Grand Slam! St. Catharine signs...

    HEBRON ESTATES - Both North Bullitt baseball coach Brian Wise and St. Catharine College coach Luther Bramblett felt like they hit grand slams on Tuesday when four Eagle players signed to continue their careers at the Springfield, Kentucky school.

    The event might have been the first time any one program in Bullitt County has sent that many players to the same college at one time. Overall, six Eagle seniors from last year’s team have accepted offers to play at the next level.

  • Eagle Midnight Madness

    The North Bullitt Eagles started hitting at the very first possible moment last Friday night as they ran through drills on Midnight Madness.

    The Eagles will be throwing the ball a lot more this season.

    The team has added assistant coach Don Biggs who coached the Eagles to the 1996 regional final, but has not been on the sidelines since 1997.

  • WEEKEND FOOTBALL UPDATE:...

    Thanks to three second-quarter touchdowns, the Bullitt East Chargers kicked off the football season with a convincing 35-7 victory over Paul Dunbar of Lexington in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High.

    Jonathan Bernard led the ground attack with 168 yards, including touchdown runs of 72 and 2 yards. See game details in Monday's edition of The Pioneer News, your only source for in-depth coverage of every game in the football season.

  • Bullitt Cup soccer set for...

    HEBRON ESTATES - Boys’ soccer will get a little air-time this weekend when the Bullitt Cup is contested on Friday and Saturday at North Bullitt.

    This will be the second year for the event that matches all three Bullitt County teams in a round-robin event. A year ago, Bullitt East won the inaugural event on their home field.

  • Chargers to open season Saturday...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers will start the 2009 season on Saturday in unfamiliar surroundings and against an unknown opponent.

    Coach Doug Preston’s team will open the next two seasons playing in the Joe Jaggers Classic, an early-season ‘bowl’ game situation at North Hardin High School. The opponent this year will be Paul Laurence Dunbar, the state’s largest public high school.

    Bullitt East has never played at North Hardin and they have never squared off against Dunbar.

  • This Week in Sports...

    FOOTBALL:

    Saturday, August 22:

    **Bullitt East vs. Paul Dunbar in the Joe Jaggers Classic at North Hardin High School. The Chargers will play the first of two games starting at 6 p.m. Bardstown and North Hardin will then play at 8:30 p.m.

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    VOLLEYBALL:

    Monday, August 17:

    **Bullitt East at Spencer County. 5:30 p.m.

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    Tuesday, August 18: