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Today's Sports

  • MW defense stands strong to win...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- After losing a couple of games to finish third in its district tournament, one might think that manager David Clevinger and his team might be a little down.

    But the Mount Washington U-7 All-Stars were ready for play in the West Kentucky State Tournament at Okolona.

    In fact, the team from Mount Washington did not lose a game in pool play and then completed the sweep by winning the state title 8-7 in eight innings over Germantown.

  • Week one in the books for the...

     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.

  • 2016-17 deer season looks...

     FRANKFORT – Many archery hunters in Kentucky will spend the last long weekend of summer getting an early jump on fall.

    Kentucky’s 2016-17 deer season kicks off the first Saturday in September with the start of the 136-day archery season. Anticipation has been building for months.

    “Everything right now points toward another good season,” said Gabe Jenkins, deer program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.

  • Chargers’ O’Brien ready to...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – Brescia University in Owensboro has suddenly built a pipeline to the Bullitt East baseball program and no one was happier about that than senior Troy O’Brien who recently signed to play for the Bearcats.
        When all is said and done from the past season, when the Chargers won the Sixth Region title and advanced to the Final Four of the State Tournament, four of the team’s nine seniors will be playing for Brescia starting this fall.

  • BE to rely on big junior class

         MOUNT WASHINGTON – The past few seasons has not been as successful as some other seasons for the Bullitt East Chargers, but fueled by a junior class with 14 members, veteran head coach Mike Brangers is looking to continue an uptick started late last season.

  • Truck, tractor pulling at...

      CLERMONT -- There’s nothing like a good truck pull to draw out a crowd.

    No matter what part of the state or region the event is held, big crowds are sure to follow.

    On Saturday, Aug. 13, the Battle of the Bluegrass pulling series will again make its stop in Bullitt County.

    Eight divisions will try to pull the biggest weight the farthest distance on the Bullitt County Fairgrounds track.

  • Youth football league set to...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The 45th season for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football, Cheer and Dance League will open play for the 2016 season on Saturday with a full slate of games on the two fields on Joe B. Hall Avenue on the site of the old Shepherdsville High School.

  • BC youth football camp

      Recently, new Bullitt Central football coach Matt Kuehn conducted a three-day youth football camp for area players.

    Over 30 participants turned out for the early morning drills.

    The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League will open its season next Saturday (Aug. 13) and Bullitt Central will play its first game on Aug. 21.

  • Heritage Hill hosts the 2016...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – On July 19-20, the PGA of America -- Kentucky Division brought the 2016 Kentucky Women’s Open to Heritage Hill Golf Club off Cedar Grove Road in Shepherdsville.
        Overall, 63 women teed off in the event that included both professional and amateur competitors. For this tournament, Heritage Hill played at 5,980-yards with par being listed at 72.

  • WORLD SERIES BOUND: Blue Lick 18...

     HILLVIEW -- For some, it might be the first time to fly on an airplane.

    For others, it might be the first time to travel outside the Kentuckiana area.

    But for Challis Ford, it will be his first trip to the Babe Ruth World Series.

    After coaching young men the art of baseball for the past 45 years, Ford will have his first opportunity to join nine other elite teams from across the United States.