Today's Sports

  • MW moves forward with sports park

    MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The land developed as a business industrial park is about to become the Field of Dreams.

    A new multi-million dollar sports complex is in its final planning stages.

    According to Mount Washington Mayor Barry Armstrong, the idea of the project had been tossed around for six or seven years.

    “We were overloading our current park and we were very limited on what we could offer,” he said.

  • Mercy again means the end of the...

    LOUISVILLE – The 2015 North Bullitt volleyball season ended where so many seasons have ended for so many teams – with a loss to the Mercy Jaguars.

    For the second straight season the green and gold ran into the state champions in the semi-finals of the Sixth Region Tournament on Wednesday. It didn’t take long for Mercy to roll to a 25-10, 25-9, 25-9 victory and a date with Butler in the championship game a night later.

  • Eastside’s Lesher wins middle...

           LEXINGTON – Eastside Middle School’s Dalton Lesher put it all together at the end of the season to capture the title  at the Kentucky Track and Cross-Country Coaches’ Association Meet of Champions last Saturday at Masterson Station Park in Lexington in the boys’ sixth-grader and younger division.

          The big meet serves as the State Championship Meet for elementary and middle school runners.

  • Cougars are IN: Victory sends BC...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE – Needing a big game from the defense, the Bullitt Central Cougars got that on Friday and the team lengthened the season by at least two weeks with a 28-8 win over visiting Nelson County.

    The victory gave the maroon and gray the number four seed in Class 5-A, District 3 with a 2-3 record within the district. The Cougars will now have a bye week this Friday before traveling to Fern Creek on Nov. 6 to battle the Tigers in the post-season.

    Overall, the Cougars are now 6-4.

  • North Bullitt enters tourney...

          SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When Sixth Region volleyball action begins on Monday night, three Bullitt County teams will be vying for a chance to advance to the state tournament.

          North Bullitt won its fifth straight District 23 title on Wednesday and will open at home with a 6 p.m. contest.

          Its opponent will be a familiar one, the Doss Dragons.

  • Billings sure Eagles will be...

          HEBRON ESTATES -- When the North Bullitt Eagles took a lopsided loss to Shelby County earlier in the season, head coach Adam Billings saw his team use that experience to improve.


          And he expects the same after a tough 39-7 loss on Friday to South Oldham.


          The victory gave the visiting Dragons the district title, with North Bullitt finishing as the runner-up. Both will be hosting playoff games on Nov. 7.


  • East is getting healthy at right...

          MOUNT WASHINGTON -- It was a great way to cap off the regular season.

          Celebrating senior night, the Bullitt East Chargers had a big 28-point second quarter in defeating the visiting Oldham County Colonels 38-14 on Friday.

          With a bye week this Friday, Bullitt East head coach Darrell Vincent can look forward to preparing for a first-round playoff game on the road Nov. 7.

  • District title on the line...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After nine weeks and numerous games, the high school football regular season for the three Bullitt County teams will come to an end with a lot riding on the games for both North Bullitt and Bullitt Central.

    After playing this Friday night, all of the Bullitt County teams will be off next week. The play-offs will then start for all teams on Friday, Nov. 6.

    North Bullitt and Bullitt East have already stamped their ticket for the post-season and Bullitt Central can join the party with a win at home on Friday against Nelson County.

  • It is post-season time for youth...


    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.


  • POST-SEASON: Lady Eagles claim...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Post-season play continued on Wednesday for local teams.