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Today's Sports

  • Lieber, Meyer first home in Mt....

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - An influx of young runners swelled the number of entrants in the Mount Washington Spring Festival Run to the largest field ever with 378 taking part.

    The young runners were part of a push to develop an elementary school age event. Students and teachers participated from Pleasant Grove Elementary, Mount Washington Elementary and Old Mill Elementary.

    The Elementary Fun Run covered half a mile. Those runners started after the regular runners and most were done before the top finishers got back to the finish line.

  • MWMS's Okruch wins state...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Mount Washington Middle School eighth-grader Andrew Okruch came through on his final throw Saturday to win the state championship in the discus at the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches Association Middle School State Championships.

    The event was held at Paul Dunbar High School in Lexington.

    Bullitt East track coach Lenny Raley took seven middle school athletes that will feed into his program to Lexington for the meet. All of the runners competed under the Bullitt East name.

  • Six titles in a row feels sweet...

    FAIRDALE - Winning never gets old.

    That’s good for the Bullitt East baseball program as the red and gold picked up a sixth straight district baseball title on Thursday when they beat North Bullitt 9-1. It was the fourth consecutive win in the 24th District after the team won the last two titles in the old 29th District.

    This year’s senior class is the third to play for head coach Jeff Bowles and to never have lost a district tournament game.

  • Chargers move past Portland...

    LOUISVILLE - The Bullitt East Chargers had a tight game for a couple of innings Monday before pulling away for a 14-4 victory over Portland Christian in the opening round of the Sixth Region baseball tournament.

    Coach Jeff Bowles' team advances to a 5 p.m. game on Wednesday against DeSales, which turned back Holy Cross behind the pitching of Bullitt Countian Jay Barnett.

    The winner on Wednesday will advance to the championship game on Thursday at 8 p.m. at University of Louisville's Patterson Field, site of the semifinal match as well.

  • Bullitt East Baseball advances...

    HODGENVILLE - The Bullitt East Chargers baseball team advances to the state tournament with a win in the deciding game of the Section 3 Semi-State Baseball Tournament.

    Bullitt East took two out of three from Elizabethtown, winning the final game 6-0 Saturday night.

    The win qualified Bullitt East for the state tournament hosted at Applebee's Park in Lexington. They are scheduled to play Thursday against South Laurel at 1:30 p.m.

    Bullitt East enters the state tournament with a 30-8 record.

    Justin Jones was named Semi-State Tournament MVP.

  • 2009 Regional Track and Field...

    NEW CASTLE - Bullitt East track coach Lenny Raley wasn’t a very optimistic coach an hour into Saturday’s Class AA Regional Championships at Henry County High School.

  • Section 3 Semi-State Baseball...

    HODGENVILLE - Game two of the best-of-three Section 3 Baseball Tournament will be played on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at LaRue County High School.

    Bullitt East will have to win to stay alive and force a deciding game on Thursday.

    The first game loss will force Bullitt East to send junior Matt Bowles to the mound on Wednesday, but he will only be able to pitch for six innings. High school pitching rules permit a player to only work 15 innings in a calendar week. Bowles threw nine innings last Thursday in the Sixth Region championship game against Butler.

  • UPDATE: Elizabethtown is next...

    Section 3 Semi-State Baseball Tournament

    At LaRue County High School

    GAME 1 (June 1): Elizabethtown 6, BULLITT EAST 1.

    Check Wednesdsay's paper and www.pioneernews.net for the full story.

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    Elizabethtown is next foe starting Monday

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - The Bullitt East Chargers will face a familiar foe this week in the Section 3 Semi-State Baseball Tournament at LaRue County High School.

  • Knight at state tennis

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt East sophomore Makaela Knight will open play in her first Kentucky State Tennis Tournament on Thursday at the University of Kentucky.

    At 9 a.m. that morning, Knight will take the court against Zunilda Lynch, a senior from Onieida Baptist Institute. Neither player is amongst the 16 seeded players in the 64-player field.

    A victory in the opening match would probably lead to a match against Anne Marie Lyon of Lexington Christian. She is one of the eight players seeded between 9th and 16th.

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  • UPDATE: 24th District Baseball/...

     

    Congratulations to Bullitt East baseball and North Bullitt Softball on winning the 24th District Tournaments.

    The North Bullitt and Southern softball teams advance to the Sixth Region Championship taking place next week at the University of Louisville. Bullitt East and North Bullitt baseball both advance to the first round of the Sixth Region Tournament hosted at St. Xavier High School.

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full tournament coverage.

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