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Today's Sports

  • Central has memorable day at...

     LOUISVILLE – For the first time in school history, Bullitt Central qualified both its boys’ and girls’ teams for the Kentucky State Cross-Country Championships this Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

    Bullitt Central boys’ coach Martin Tallent, who has been part of the boys’ or girls’ program for 11 years, said that the boys’ team had not reached the state meet as a group since 1986.

  • It’s play-off 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.

  • BC’s ‘home’ game moved to Nelson...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – A perfect storm of bad weather is forcing Bullitt Central to play its ‘home’ play-off game on Friday in the opening round of the Class 5-A tourney against Dixie Heights at Nelson County High School.

  • East has tall task on the road

     MOUNT WASHINGTON  – Bullitt East head coach Mark Sander is not going to hide anything from his players.

    He’s not going to sugarcoat the task at hand this Friday night.

    But he’s not going into the first round Class 5A Russell Athletic/KHSAA Commonwealth Gridiron Bowl thinking that his Chargers will lose.

    The task at hand is facing the top ranked team in the Litkenhous ratings. That is number one for all six classes.

    “Anything can happen,” said Sander. 

  • Cougars open at ‘home’ against...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It will be run, run, run and maybe a pass or two when Bullitt Central tangles with Dixie Heights in the opening round of the Class 5-A, Region 3 Tournament in a game that will be played on Friday at Nelson County High School starting at 7:30 p.m.

    Over the past two weeks, Bullitt Central has completed one pass. Over its first eight games, the Colonels completed less than three passes a contest.

  • Two Mount Washington residents...

     By Griffin Coop | Special to the Pioneer News

           Two Mount Washington residents are headed to the Breeders’ Cup. Thanks to one of the year’s biggest upsets, Mount Washington’s Wayne Spalding and Faron McCubbins will start five-year-old gelding Bullards Alley in the $4 million Longines Turf at Del Mar Race Course on Saturday. 

           Post time is 7:37 p.m. EDT for the race, which will air on NBC Sports Network.

  • BC at home; East on the road...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With no real surprises on Friday night, the tie-breaking system for the three-way tie in Class 5-A, District 3 did not change, favoring Bullitt Central as the Cougars nabbed the number two spot and will be staying at home in the first-round of the play-offs.

    With Bullitt Central, Bullitt East and Oldham County all finishing with 3-2 records in the district, the KHSAA tie-breaking procedure has the teams adding together the wins of any four team that they have beaten not in the tie.

  • BC learns it still has work to...

     VALLEY STATION – Taking on one of the premier volleyball programs in the country, the Bullitt Central Lady Cougars learned on Wednesday that they still have a lot of work to do to match-up with the Mercy Jaguars.

  • Early goals sink North at state

     LOUISVILLE – Just when you clear one hurdle in life another seems to pop-up.

    Hence is the life of the North Bullitt Lady Eagle soccer program. After finally clearing its two biggest hurdles of the past five years – beating Mercy and then Bullitt East for the Sixth Region title -- the Lady Eagles discovered that there are more hurdles to clear.

  • East cannot overcome CAL or a...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON --  Just play the game and don’t worry about the scoreboard.

    That’s the motto of Bullitt East head football coach Mark Sander.

    No matter that you are playing in a driving rain.

    And no matter that you playing a defending state championship calibre opponent.

    And no matter that you have 13 of your teammates unable to play on Friday night due to injuries.

    Just go play the game.