Today's Sports

  • NB, BE advance to Wednesday’s...

     LOUISVILLE -- North Bullitt and Bullitt East moved one step closer to a possible meeting in the Sixth Region girls’ soccer championship.

    But, before that can happen, the two local teams must get through semifinal battles on Wednesday evening.

    On Monday, each opened regional play. While the outcomes were the same, the opponents were not.

    Bullitt East

    Lady Charger goalkeeper Ninia Embry didn’t have much action in the regional opener against Holy Cross.

  • THE CLASH! - Bullitt Cup...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There will be no shortage of motivational factors on Friday when North Bullitt travels across Bells Mill Road to battle Bullitt East in the 37th annual renewal of The Clash.

    Bullitt East holds a 20-16 edge in the series that dates back to 1981. However, North Bullitt won 21-15 last season at home.

  • BC faces tough test on Friday

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt Central Cougars will close out the home portion of their regular season schedule on Friday when they play host to defending Class 5-A, District Three champion South Oldham.

    This will be a step up in anything the Cougars have seen this season as South Oldham enters the game with a 7-0 record for the first time in its history and the number two ranking in the state in Class 5-A.

  • Nice fall weather finally finds...

     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.

  • Volleyball post-season starts...

     OKOLONA – After completing regular season play this week, the area volleyball programs will enter post-season play on Monday in both the 23rd and 24th Districts.

    In each of the past several seasons, all three Bullitt County teams have advanced out of district play to the Sixth Region Tournament. Both the district winner and runner-up advance to the Sixth Region Tournament the week of Oct. 24.

  • District soccer play this week

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – In an unprecedented move, the Bullitt Central girls’ soccer program opted not to compete in this week’s 23rd District Tournament at Southern High School.
        Coach Stephanie Porter’s team had completed a full slate of games during the season and had beaten Moore 2-0 and then lost to Bardstown 10-0 on Wednesday of last week.

  • Fast start is more than North...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – Get in!
        Get the job done!
        Go home!
        It was a workmanlike night for the North Bullitt Eagles on Friday as they cruised past a struggling Nelson County team 41-20 on Senior Night for the green and gold.

  • Dragons pull away in second half...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - The South Oldham Dragons came into Mike Egan Field on Friday night ranked second in the state in Class 5A.
        They left with their undefeated record intact after defeating Bullitt East 52-27.
        Even though Bullitt East gave up two touchdowns off turnovers, the Chargers were only down 28-21 at intermission.
        The home team got off to a quick start, scoring on its opening drive.

  • Mason’s 35 yard kick at :00...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – It was a homecoming to remember on Friday as the Bullitt Central Cougars scored twice in the final 3:07 to defeat district-rival Oldham County 10-7.
        In the end, it was a 35 yard field goal from Cougar senior soccer standout Austin Mason as time expired that accounted for the final score and sent the Bullitt Central faithful home in a state of euphoria.

  • It’s home, home and a homecoming...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the three Bullitt County football teams it will be home, home and a homecoming on Friday as area fans get a week off from intra-county battles before it heats up again next week when North Bullitt travels to Bullitt East.