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Today's Sports

  • Eagles make just enough big...

        HEBRON ESTATES – Coming up big on defense, including stopping Bullitt Central three times on fourth down inside their own 25-yard line over the final 16 minutes of the game, the North Bullitt Eagles held on Friday to beat the Cougars 21-14 in the 41st renewal of The Game.

  • Pair of 4-1 teams set to clash...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Game.

    The first game in district play.

    The first game toward the Bullitt Cup.

    The only game of the season against your biggest rival.

  • East faces Nelson in district...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After shedding a huge monkey off of their backs last week in getting the first win under head coach Mark Sander, the Bullitt East Chargers can get a jump in the Class 5-A, District 3 race on Friday when they travel to Bardstown to take on Nelson County.

  • A little rain can’t slow down...

     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.

  • Charger Homecoming Court

      Bullitt East celebrated its 2016 Football Homecoming on Friday with the crowning of seniors Connor Green and Megan Lancaster as the King and Queen.

    Green is the son of Kim and Darryll Green.

    Lancaster, the daughter of Becky Lancaster and Eric and Patti Lancaster, could not attend the ceremony after being involved recently in a serious car accident.

    Representing Lancaster on Friday were her older sister, Cassie Lancaster, along with Kelsey Castle, Megan's best friend and Co-Captain of the Girls' Soccer Team with Lancaster.

  • Lady Chargers still can’t get...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – After a 3-3 first half that nobody expected, Bullitt East and Mercy settled into a second half dogfight in what is becoming one of the most anticipated battles in the Sixth Region.

    Finally, with the clock ticking below three minutes, Mercy earned a corner kick. The ball went into the box and Bullitt East pushed it out only to have Mercy sophomore Jillian Fries kick the ball along the ground where it slightly deflected off a Bullitt East defender and then easily past Bullitt East goalie Ninia Embry.

  • East volleyball far from perfect...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – As first-year Bullitt East volleyball coach Ricky Hoffman is quickly learning, his Lady Chargers have to play a nearly perfect game to compete with traditional power Mercy.

    Unfortunately, last week, in the regular season meeting, Bullitt East was far from perfect. In fact, the red and gold were flat and it took less than an hour for the Jaguars to record a 25-7, 25-10, 25-5 victory.

  • BC can’t make the big play to...

        TAYLORSVILLE – Failing to score five times inside the Spencer County 31-yard line on Friday kept the Bullitt Central Cougars from being able to put more pressure on the Bears and ending any upset plans as the home team pulled out a 34-12 win.
        The loss snapped Bullitt Central’s four game winning streak, but it was a good indicator of where the Cougars stand heading into the important district games starting this Friday when the maroon and gray travel to North Bullitt. A week later the team plays host to Bullitt East.

  • Not even the elements can slow...

        LEBANON – The final tune-up before the real games begin this coming Friday for the North Bullitt Eagles couldn’t have gone much better as the green and gold rolled over Marion County 47-18 in a road contest last Friday.

  • Rockets fizzle as Chargers get...

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- Kristin Foster had thought about whether she would kick a football.
        After all, she’s among the state leaders in goals scored for her Bullitt East Lady Chargers, one of the favorites to win the Sixth Region title.
        Having a little fun during the powder puff football game during homecoming activities, her kicking skills were captured  on film and sent to head football coach Mark Sander.