Community Sports

  • East Running Club completes successful cross-country season
     MOUNT WASHINGTON – The East Running Club just completed another season of cross-country at the elementary level under head coach Kenny Hughes. Hughes, who is the boys’ cross-country coach at Bullitt East, runs the East Running Club program along with Bullitt East girls’ head coach Lenny Raley. At the East Running Club, Hughes has the elementary age runners while Raley works with the middle school runners. According to Hughes, the elementary program had 52 runners this season from the four schools in the Mt. Washington area.
     HEBRON ESTATES -- Friday night’s Girl/Boy basketball doubleheader at North Bullitt against Holy Cross was a ‘yellow out’ event to raise awareness of Spina Bifida. North Bullitt sold yellow T-shirts for the game for #teamluke. Luke is the young son of Dennis and Casey Bannon who was born with Spina Bifida. Luke was the team’s captain for the game and shared high-fives during the starter introductions.
  • Bullitt County Bandits Football
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Bullitt County Bandits was a youth All-Star program formed when the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League decided to no longer do All-Star teams. The Bandits view Bullitt County as a whole and knew that great players are present throughout the league and this is how we have been formed. The league is comprised of players and coaches from across the league brought together for one goal and as one family. Relationships have been built with these young men that will last a lifetime and that is what makes these boys so special.
  • Eastside turns back Hebron for 7th-grade crown
     MOUNT WASHINGTON – Leading after the first quarter, the Eastside Lady Eagles’ 7th-grade team held off the Hebron Lady Panthers 31-26 in the championship game of the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament on Thursday on its home floor. The tournament was sponsored for the 24th consecutive season by Schmid Funeral Home with help from The Awards Center and The Pioneer News.
  • All Eastside all the time for Girls’ Middle School ‘A’ title
     MOUNT WASHINGTON – At the end of the first quarter of Thursday’s championship game of the Girls’ Bullitt County Middle School Basketball Tournament, the score was 8-0. Mount Washington Lady General head coach Christal Scott was pleased with that score.
  • Downs steps down after 14 years as youth football leader
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – After 14 years at the helm of the largest youth sports organization in Bullitt County, Joe Downs is stepping down as president of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.
  • Mount Washington Community Park: $6 million facility will have sports, recreational spots
     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Residents far and wide recently braved the cold to witness the opening of Mount Washington’s new community park. After three years of building and many more of planning, the park opened its gates for a celebration that collaborated with all parts of the community, including Fish and Wildlife, the Bullitt County YMCA, Boy Scouts Troop 100, the Mount Washington Fire and Police Departments and more.
  • East Gold claims ‘A’ crown
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Completing a second straight undefeated season, the East Charger Gold team capped it off on Saturday with a 46-24 victory over the Central Wildcats in the championship game of the ‘A’ Division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League. While the victory may have appeared to be in the bag as the Gold team had defeated the Wildcats in three previous meetings this season, Gold team head coach Brandon Egan didn’t see it being that cut and dry.
  • ‘B’ Final -- Dolphins beat Vikings
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The Cedar Grove Vikings had the lead for 70 seconds on Saturday in the ‘B’ Division championship game in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League. That lead was short-lived. On the ensuing kick-off, Pleasant Grove’s Mikey West, playing on the front line of the receiving team, grabbed the short kick and immediately headed up field. He broke one tackle and then found only grass between him in the endzone as he raced 55 yards for the touchdown.
  • PeeWee Final -- Dolphins ride defense to narrow win over Bengals
     SHEPHERDSVILLE — It was a defensive struggle on Saturday as the Pleasant Grove Dolphins claimed the Pee Wee division championship in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League.  Scoring once in the first half and holding off a two-point conversion, the Dolphins claimed a 7-6 victory over the Old Mill Bengals on a brilliant Saturday afternoon. The victors took the opening kickoff and held the ball nearly seven minutes before ending the seven-play drive with a touchdown through the air.