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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • New tracks will alter the fan...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The great news is that the new tracks at the three Bullitt County High Schools are nearly complete.

    In fact, the track at North Bullitt is finished and even rubberized and lined.

    While that is really great news for the area track programs, it will cause a few headaches for area football fans as was obvious last Friday night at Bullitt East as the team was scrimmaging Fern Creek.

  • Week one in the books for the...

     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.

  • A new era in Charger football...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It will be the dawn of a new era in Bullitt East football on Friday when first-year head coach Mark Sander leads his team onto the field at home against Eastern High School.

  • New coach means new look for ‘16...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Last season, the Bullitt Central Cougars filled the Friday night skies with footballs led by quarterback Cameron Dukes and wide receiver Chase Craddock.

    The year before that, the maroon and gray put the ball in the hands of running back Trevor Carnell and let him carry the load.

  • Mount Washington All-Stars...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – A late decision to head to Florida for the Babe Ruth World Series turned into gold for the Mount Washington U-8 All-Stars last week as they swept through the tournament without a loss.

    In the end, coach Jimmy Kincaid’s team faced an old foe for the title -- Burkesville -- another team from Kentucky that Mount Washington had split four earlier games with this summer. Mount Washington had beaten Burkesville twice at the end to claim the Kentucky State Championship back on July 3.

  • McDonald makes it four Chargers...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON – It’s all about team.
        Having good teammates paid big dividends for Bullitt East baseball standout Zach McDonald this summer when he received and accepted an offer to continue his diamond career at Brescia University in Owensboro.
        McDonald becomes the fourth, and final, Charger player to sign with Bearcats’ head coach Andrew Dickson.

  • BC’s youth hoping to learn from...

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – No matter how you look at it, Bullitt Central’s boys’ soccer program had a breakout season in 2015.
        For the first time ever, the team won a 23rd District title, beating Southern 1-0 on penalty kicks, and then the Cougars beat Bullitt East 4-3 for the first regional win in program history. The run didn’t end until a 3-0 loss to Fairdale on the artificial turf at Mercy High School in the Sixth Region semi-finals.