Community Sports

  • Pancake breakfast more than a fund-raiser
     In the world of reporting, it is not unusual to see tears shed. But you normally don’t see that happen at a youth baseball all-star game. And, when it happens, the tears normally flow from an upset child after a loss or an angry parent who believes his or her child didn’t get enough playing time. On this particular Saturday afternoon, it was a coach shedding tears and apologizing to one of his players. He was upset the young man had not gotten into the game.  His displeasure in himself led to tears. His own tears.
  • Best of five final goes to MWMS in 'B' showdown
     ZONETON – The fifth time was just what the doctor ordered for the Mount Washington Lady Generals on Thursday in the championship game of the Girls’ ‘B’ Division of the Bullitt County Middle School Tournament.      Amazingly, this was the fifth meeting this season between arch-rivals and good friends Mount Washington and Eastside. The two squads split the first four meetings, setting up this meeting at Zoneton Middle School to break the tie.
  • Chiefs tight at start but finishes strong
     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Think about a team going the entire season without allowing a touchdown. And think about only allowing three first downs. Those were the stats for the Overdale Chiefs in the A division of the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League this year. Going into the championship game a huge favorite against the Mount Washington Colts, Overdale players, coaches and fans may have been a bit shocked to see the Chiefs behind at halftime.
  • Colts able to slow down fast moving Titans in B
     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Coming into the championship game of the B division for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, there was the perfect opportunity for a monumental upset. Having a perfect season, the Mount Washington Colts had every reason to be confident. And facing a Shepherdsville Titan team which was a sixth seed and had won only two games in the regular season, the Colts may have been a bit overconfident. That is what concerned Colt coach Matt Cashon.
  • Colts win PW title in defensive struggle
     SHEPHERDSVILLE - When they played in the regular season, the contest was decided by a touchdown. In the championship game for the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League on Saturday, it was only right that the top two teams - Mount Washington and Old Mill - would square off. This time, the game came down to an extra point and a lot of defense.  The Mount Washington Colts remained undefeated with a 7-6 victory over the Bengals.
  • Dolphins use big plays, tough defense for LB title
     SHEPHERDSVILLE - After coaching his third team to a Little Bullitts title in the Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League, Jeremy Jenkins is finished at that level. His third title came Saturday as his Pleasant Grove Dolphins defeated the top-seeded Maryville Patriots 12-0. While the margin might seem comfortable, Jenkins was never comfortable in a league where defense has ruled. On its second possession, Jenkins said the coaches saw something open up the middle.
  • Eight teams set for Championship Saturday
     The stage was set for Championship Saturday this past weekend as The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League held semi-finals with the winners advancing to meet this coming weekend in the final games of the season. This past weekend also saw some consolation bracket games between teams that had lost in the quarter-finals the previous week.
  • After first week, divisions down to semi-finals
     All the team were playing for keeps on Saturday as The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League opened the post-season with a full slate of 16 games. Each of the winning teams advances to this Saturday’s semi-final action in the chase for the right to play on Championship Saturday, Nov. 2.   ‘A’ Showdowns In one of the ‘A’ games on Saturday, the top-seeded Overdale Chiefs rolled to an easy victory as they defeated the eighth-seeded Brooks Saints by a 51-=0 score.
  • The real season is here for youth football
     What a difference a week makes. After playing through one of the wettest days in recent memory in Week 8, The Greater Bullitt County Youth Football League had a nearly perfect fall day on Saturday for the last games of the regular season on Saturday. It was so nice that they decided to do it again on Sunday with a handful of the ‘feed-in’ games contested on Sunday to get the four age divisions down to eight teams for the first-round of the post-season this Saturday.
  • Just one week remains in regular season
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Once again this season, The Pioneer News will run the results from The Great Bullitt County Youth Football League in each Wednesday edition during the season. The statistics used each week are provided by the league and the individual teams. Questions about yardage, scoring and tackles should be directed to the league and those teams.