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Today's Sports

  • Four tips for a better dove...

     FRANKFORT The heavy dew that soaks your shoes in the early morning is often accompanied by thick fog, signs that summer is losing its grip. Fall will be here soon, a hunter’s favorite time of year.

    The start of the fall for outdoors enthusiasts coincides with the opening of dove season each Sept. 1. Here are five things to keep in mind to place more doves in your hunting vest this coming season.

  • Week 2 offers traditional...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The long running rivalry for a Bullitt County football team outside of playing each other will be renewed on Friday when North Bullitt makes the short trip up Preston Highway to battle the Southern Trojans.

    Fans heading to this game should realize that the game will start at 7 p.m. in Okolona. Some Jefferson County teams have started kicking off games earlier than in the past.

  • Rain falls on second week of...

     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.

  • East girls hosting major tourney...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After hosting the Kentucky Women’s Open in July, Heritage Hill Golf Course will be the site on Saturday of one of the state’s top female high school events as Bullitt East hosts the Bluegrass Invitational.

    This year’s event will start at 8:30 a.m. The event is being co-sponsored this year by Schmid Funeral Home, Beacon Credit Union and L&N Credit Union.

  • East’s Stallings signs to play...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Having a friend in the right place paid dividends for Bullitt East baseball standout Clayton Stallings this summer as a well-placed word with the right coach got the second baseman an invite to a successful junior college program.

  • Lady Cougars seeking to dethrone...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After four straight seasons of finishing as the runner-up to North Bullitt in the 23rd District, the Bullitt Central volleyball program has its eye firmly on the prize of reversing that outcome in 2016.

    This is an older group of Lady Cougars who are tired of finishing second in the district.

  • Each area girls’ soccer team...

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – After the first game of the season for each of the three area girls’ soccer programs, the record stood at a sterling 3-0.

    That run didn’t exactly continue, but it was a good start for each of the teams.

    At least for North Bullitt and Bullitt East, the first two weeks of the regular season is just a warm-up for Monday’s showdown in Mount Washington for the two teams that have been ranked second and third in the Sixth Region for the past four years.

  • Chargers out-rallied by Eastern...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – As is often the came in the opening game of the season, especially with a new head coach, the Bullitt East Chargers made a lot of mistakes on Friday as the team began the 2016 season at home against Louisville Eastern High School.
        Conversely, the good news is that the Chargers were still able to put forth a competitive effort. Bullitt East rallied from a 29-20 halftime deficit to move ahead 32-29 with 6:36 left in the game.

  • Cougars reverse the script, shut...

        STANFORD, KY. – What a difference a year makes.
        A season after the Bullitt Central defense averaged giving up 30 points a game and allowed at least 18 points in ten of the 11 games, the Cougars started 2016 with a shut-out on Friday, beating Henry County 14-0 in the PBK Bank Death Valley Bowl at Lincoln County High School.
        First-year head coach Matt Kuehn, who was the defensive coordinator last season when the focus was on offense, was pleased with the opening win.

  • Abnee steps in and leads Eagles...

        HEBRON ESTATES -- Look past the sweating brow of North Bullitt head football coach Adam Billings and you will see a smile.
        Coaches don’t always give glowing praise of their teams after the opening game.
        However, after watching his North Bullitt Eagles shut out Woodford County 20-0, Billings had a big smile.
        “I feel pretty good tonight,” Billings said as his Eagles controlled the contest after taking a 7-0 halftime lead.