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  • Tale of two halves results in BE...

     SHELBYVILLE — There was no doubt that Bullitt East’s encounter with Shelby County was a tale of two halves.

    The visiting Chargers won the first half but Shelby County won after intermission and that resulted in a 22-21 victory.

    “Our kids didn’t come out to play,” Bullitt East head coach Mark Sander matter-of-factly said following the loss on Friday night.

  • Cougars lose OT thriller to...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – A 27-yard field goal off the foot of North Oldham senior Adam Berry was the difference on Friday as the Mustangs stunned undefeated Bullitt Central 16-13.

    The win snapped an 18-game losing streak for North Oldham, a team that went 0-10 last season and had lost all four of its games this season by at least 11 points each. The win set off a wild celebration on the visitors’ side of the field at George Valentine Field.

  • Friday Night Lights!! A full...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It is back to a full slate of games for area football fans on Friday as all three teams will be in action on the last weekend before district play starts next Friday.

    Bullitt Central, undefeated this season through three games, will be playing at home while Bullitt East will be on the road. The Cougars will be hosting North Oldham while Bullitt East travels to Shelbyville to take on Shelby County. North Bullitt is on the road, making a short trip south to Radcliff to take on North Hardin.

  • Carnell carrying the rock for...

     DANVILLE – In his first start for Centre College, former Bullitt Central standout Trevor Carnell broke the Colonels’ school record for carries in the team’s 27-14 win over Hanover College on Sept. 2.

    Carnell, a junior, carried the ball 38 times in the win as he accounted for 180 of his team’s 201 yards on the ground that day. He also scored a pair of touchdowns.

  • Youth football gets back to work...

     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.

  • Central picks up second, and...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – If you are going to start a boys’ soccer season with just two wins in the first 10 matches, then you might as well make the most of it and get the two wins over your arch-rivals.

    That is the way it has worked out so far this season for the Bullitt Central Cougars. Coach Aaron Shaw’s young and relatively inexperienced squad has struggled to gets wins this fall. However, the two wins the team has recorded have come over North Bullitt.

  • Lady Chargers complete net sweep...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Just two days after beating North Bullitt 2-0, Bullitt East completed the sweep of its county rivals on Thursday, rolling past Bullitt Central 25-11, 25-19, 26-24.

    The three day flurry of action for the Lady Chargers will be their only meetings with their county rivals this fall during the regular season.

    (Results from the Bullitt East-North Bullitt match can be found here.)

  • BE wins the big points against NB

     HEBRON ESTATES – Every point in high school volleyball counts the same, but some are just more important than others.

    The Bullitt East Lady Chargers proved that point on Tuesday as the red and gold won the key points down the stretch in beating arch-rival North Bullitt 25-21, 26-24 on the road.

  • Battered Eagles put up a fight...

     HEBRON ESTATES – The highlights may have mirrored many of those from the previous week, but on Friday night North Bullitt head coach Adam Billings was much more excited about his team’s performance against visiting Shelby County than he was the previous week in a frustrating loss to Jeffersontown.

  • North set to host Shelby on...

     HEBRON ESTATES – For the only time during the regular season, there will be just one football game this week as both Bullitt Central (3-0) and Bullitt East (1-2) take the week off before resuming action on Sept. 15.

    The team that will be playing on Friday, North Bullitt, will be playing at home as the Eagles try to bounce back from a difficult 40-25 loss last Thursday to Jeffersontown, a game in which the green and gold led 19-6 with less than two minutes remaining in the first half.