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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • BC falls to Purples as Mother...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – It wasn’t a victory and no coach likes to lose, but after a 28-0 setback to visiting Bowling Green on Friday, Bullitt Central head coach Matt Kuehn saw enough positives to be pleased with his team’s performance in the final game of the regular season.

  • East’s loss to Oldham leaves a...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A 35-17 loss by Bullitt East to Oldham County on Friday, threw Class 5-A, District 3 into a three-way tie for the second through fourth spots with a single game remaining in the regular season.

    Bullitt East could have wrapped up the number two seed and a home play-off game with a victory, but the Chargers allowed three touchdowns in the second quarter and could not recover against the visiting Colonels.

  • Cougar Homecoming Court

      As part of Friday’s game against Nelson County, the Bullitt Central student body selected seniors Payton Coogle and Tate Connor as the 2017 Football Homecoming Queen and King.

    Coogle is the daughter of Stacey and Robbie Coogle while Connor is the son of Sarah and Chip Connor.

  • Youth football closes out its...

      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 boys win MKAC CC crown

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – In the final tune-up before the Class 3-A, Region 3 Championships this Saturday at Seneca Park in Louisville, all three Bullitt County cross-country programs competed in the Mid-Kentucky Athletic Conference meet last Tuesday at the Tanglewood Golf Course in Taylorsville.

    Bullitt Central and Bullitt East have been grinding on each other all season on both the boys and the girls’ side of things and in the MKC Championships it was the Cougars coming out on top in both races.