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Today's Sports

  • NB gets second chance against...

     HEBRON ESTATES – It’s not often in high school football that you get a chance at redemption against a rival in the same season.

    The North Bullitt Eagles will get that rare opportunity on Friday when the green and gold make the short trip around Louisville to take on fellow Class 5-A, District 3 rival South Oldham in the championship game of Region 3.

  • Dragons breathe fire on Cougars...

      CRESTWOOD – For the first 16 minutes of Friday’s Class 5-A, Regional 3 semi-final, the Bullitt Central Cougars had a perfect game plan and perfectly executed it against South Oldham.

    Unfortunately, at some point the high-powered Dragons had to get the ball. Once they did, the home team found the end zone at will, scoring 20 points in the final 4:12 of the first half before rolling to a 37-0 win.

  • NB, BC enter round two of post-...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the first time since 2008, two Bullitt County football teams won opening round games last Friday.

    Now, North Bullitt will go on the road this Friday to take on Madison Southern while Bullitt Central has a rematch with South Oldham on the road in PeeWee Valley.

    Both games on Friday are set for 7:30 p.m.

  • Championship SUNDAY set for...

     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.

  • Lady Chargers hit with injuries

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The start of the high school basketball season is still three weeks away, but it has already been a trying one for the Bullitt East Lady Chargers.

    Expected to be one of the top teams in the state as well as the top challenger to defending state champion Butler in the always-tough Sixth Region, the Lady Chargers have already lost a pair of key cogs to season-ending knee injuries.

  • National early signing day set...

     The first day of the early signing period for NCAA Division I and II programs is set to start on Wednesday and will continue through next Wednesday.

    Locally, a number of local athletes are expected to be signing early on Wednesday, including three for Bullitt East and one from North Bullitt.

  • Chargers find no magic on road...

        BEREA – An up and down season for the Bullitt East Chargers ended on a down note on Friday as the 2016 came to a close with a 32-13 loss to Madison Southern in the first round of the Class 5-A, Region 3 bracket.
        With the win, Madison Southern advances to the second round where they will host North Bullitt, a 49-28 winner over Montgomery County.
        Bullitt East’s season ends with a 3-8 record and a third straight season with a first-round loss in the post-season.

  • Eagles advance after near...

        HEBRON ESTATES -- With a bye week following a pair of one-point losses, North Bullitt head coach Adam Billings decided to give his Eagles a little time off.
        In the first round of the Class 5A playoffs on Friday, it looked like Billings’ tactic was perfect.
        With a near perfect performance by quarterback Andrew Brown, North Bullitt was in control the entire way en route to a 49-28 victory over Montgomery County.

  • Cougars play on after OT victory

        LAWRENCEBURG – Despite squandering a 21-point cushion in the first half and a 14-point lead in the third quarter, Bullitt Central made the most of overtime on Friday, scoring on the second play and then letting the defense do the rest as the Cougars survived at Anderson County 31-24.

  • Area teams could be very...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – I’ll be the first to admit that no Bullitt County football team has really jumped up and grabbed the imagination of their fan bases this fall.