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Community Sports

  • Youth football gets off to a hot start in 2019
     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.
  • Youth football sets out on a season of change
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – When play begins this Saturday morning, it will mark the start of the 49th season for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League. Through all the changes in the league over that time, it still might be safe to say that the league has never had more changes than it will this season.
  • Shepherdsville, Cedar Grove among top NASP teams
     NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – One reason that Bullitt Central High School and Bernheim Middle School did so well recently at the National Archery in Schools Program World Championships (see stories about those teams in this past Monday’s edition) is the strong foundation that team members are getting at a very young age. In the elementary school division of the NASP World Championships three Bullitt County Middle School programs qualified for the Championship Division with strong results.
  • FUN & FITNESS: Mt. Washington sports park has fun way to get yourself fit
     MOUNT WASHINGTON— A full body workout is now available for free at any speed in the Mount Washington Community Sports Park. The National Fitness Campaign aims to encourage healthy lifestyles through a seven-minute workout on its outdoor fitness court. Each of the seven stations utilizes a different part of the body. Users can download the Fitness Court app on their smartphones to learn different ways to use each station and to challenge others in the area.
  • Blue Lick U-6 Stars compete in Ohio Valley event
     GERMANTOWN – A busy summer of baseball and learning came to a close for the Blue Lick Under-6 All-Star Team when they competed in the Cal Ripken Ohio Valley Regional Tournament last weekend at the Germantown Youth Sports complex in Louisville. This was the third All-Star Tournament for the team in July. The Ohio Valley Region covers seven states in the upper Midwest including Kentucky. For this particular event, there were four teams from the Louisville area and two others from Kentucky along with two teams from Indiana.
  • GBCYFL part of USA Football’s ‘19 Heads Up Football Program
       The following release came from USA Football and involves the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, the largest youth sports organization in Bullitt County. The GBCYFL recently revamped its hierarchy with Amanda .Serafin now serving as Commissioner.
  • BC grad Dukes named to All-Commonwealth Team
     COLUMBIA, KENTUCKY -- Earlier this summer, former Bullitt Central standout Cameron Dukes was one of four Lindsey Wilson football players named to the 2019 Community Trust Bank Kentucky Collegiate All-Commonwealth Football Team. The annual recognition is from the Kentucky Pro Football Hall of Fame. Kentucky is the only state to have its on Pro Football Hall of Fame. Former Bullitt Central player Trevor Carnell was named to that collegiate honor team before his senior season at Centre College last summer.
  • BC soccer camp was a kick in the grass
     There was a lot of fun and a lot of learning at the recent Lady Charger Soccer Camp at Bullitt East under the direction of head coach Steve Gentry. Held just a few days after the United States won the Women’s World Cup title, some of the campers got to show off the jerseys of their favorite players as well as putting to work some of the things they had learned watching the World Cup including the need for proper hydration. Gentry had over 50 players at the four day camp held on the team’s field at the school.
  • MW U-9 Baseball All-Stars
     MOUNT WASHINGTON – It was more a learning experience than a winning one this summer for the Mount Washington Under-9 All-Star baseball team. Over the past two weeks, coach Hannah Romans’ team competed against the same five teams – first in the Cal Ripken District 8/9/10/11 Tournament at the West Louisville Sports complex and then when the team hosted the Cal Ripken Metro State Tournament this past weekend. Unfortunately, the team failed to garner a victory in either double-elimination event.
  • Summer All-Star games continue for area teams
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The tournament trail for the area summer All-Star baseball teams continued last week with action at various state tourneys across the state. The Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken route started two weeks ago with district play and then continued last week with state action. Now, those teams electing to continue can play in Ohio Valley Regional Tournaments throughout the Midwest. Under-6 Baseball All-Stars