Today's Sports

  • Good Knight for King James,...

     HEBRON ESTATES -- The worst thing that could have happened to the Marion County Knights happened.

    North Bullitt got beat pretty handily by an undefeated Shelby County team the prior Friday night.

    The second worst thing to happen was that Eagle senior Logan James was back to nearly 100 percent after being injured the previous two games.

    Combine those two things, along with the excitement of a big homecoming crowd, North Bullitt sailed to an easy 40-6.

  • Clash of unbeatens as Spencer...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central will have an opportunity to find just where they stand heading into district play this Friday when they play host to undefeated Spencer County in a big matchup of neighbors.

    The two 4-0 teams have been drawing a lot of interest in the area this season for two different philosophies – Spencer County for running the ball and Bullitt Central for putting it in the air.

  • Youth football back in action...

     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.

  • Poppell continues early Fall...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt East senior Sierra Poppell continued her strong start to the 2015 Cross-Country season with her third big run in as many races on Saturday at the Rumble Trough the Jungle Run at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen.

    Poppell finished fourth out of 140 runners in the main run, finishing in 19:42.02. The winner was Kaitlyn Lacy of regional rival Male in a time of 18:28.60.

  • Eagles’ big week ends 1-0-1

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The first part of last week was going to be big for the North Bullitt boys’ soccer team and that stretch the team handled well, getting past Bullitt Central 3-1 and then drawing to a 2-2 tie with Bullitt East.

    Unfortunately, after those two emotional games, the team came out flat on Saturday at the Meade County Invitational, dropping a pair of lopsided contests.

    Still, the biggest win came on Tuesday when the green and gold rolled into Shepherdsville and got the win over the Cougars in a spirited and competitive contest.

  • Lady Chargers show net strength...

     HEBRON ESTATES – The Bullitt East Lady Chargers have a strong volleyball team this fall.

    Just ask the North Bullitt Lady Eagles.

    On Tuesday, the red and gold invaded the Eagles’ nest and took no prisoners, beating a North Bullitt squad that had been having a pretty good season by a 25-10, 25-16, 25-15 score.

  • Turf battle wages over use of...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Is there enough property at the Frank E. Simon Park to accommodate two sports organizations involved with the youth of the community?

    That might be a question that must be answered in the near future.

    But, for now, the Bullitt County YMCA and the Shepherdsville Titans football and cheerleading program will do just that -- co-exist.

    In the past, the Shepherdsville football organization has practiced in the city park off Highway 44 West.

  • It just pours on Eagles in...

     HEBRON ESTATES – Into just about every football season a little rain must fall.

    On Friday night, against undefeated Shelby County, it poured on the North Bullitt Eagles.

    That is figuratively, not literally, although it did rain a little in the game.

    North Bullitt had also bolted out to a 3-0 start this season, but they were no match for the more athletic Rockets. Shelby County was up 21-7 after the first quarter and the lead kept growing until there was a running clock in the second half en route to a 56-7 outcome.

  • BE’s final stats look good; not...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the second time in as many weeks, the Bullitt East Chargers had a good-looking stat sheet only to come up short on the scoreboard.

    Despite rushing for 358 yards and running 67 plays from scrimmage to only 40 for visiting Spencer County, the Chargers fell behind 28-0 in the first half and could never recover as the red and gold dropped a 41-23 decision to their Class 4-A neighbors.

  • Dukes sets school mark with six...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – There are times in high school athletics when administrators have to choose between youthful enthusiasm and senior experience.

    Bullitt Central is going with youthful enthusiasm this fall with first year head coach Tye Lawson. There are already times when Lawson’s offensive schemes have seemed magical, but every so often the new coach seems to leave the world of reality – by his own admission.