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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • A new era in Charger football...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It will be the dawn of a new era in Bullitt East football on Friday when first-year head coach Mark Sander leads his team onto the field at home against Eastern High School.

  • New coach means new look for ‘16...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Last season, the Bullitt Central Cougars filled the Friday night skies with footballs led by quarterback Cameron Dukes and wide receiver Chase Craddock.

    The year before that, the maroon and gray put the ball in the hands of running back Trevor Carnell and let him carry the load.

  • Top end is strong, but Eagles...

     HEBRON ESTATES – After going from 1-10 to 9-3 in the first year under head coach Adam Billings, it might have seemed that football would be king at North Bullitt.

    But, heading into his second season, Billings seems to be doing more rebuilding that he did when he arrived. The entire program has just 55 players and on a tough Friday night Billings doesn’t expect to use more than 20 to 22 players.

  • 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.