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Community Sports

  • Summer All-Star play in full swing this week
     SHEPHERDSVILLE – The summer All-Star trail for local area Cal Ripkin league teams will start this week with games in both Louisville and Mount Washington. Some first round games will start as early as Wednesday with action in most age groups finishing up by Sunday.
  • Lady Charger Hoops Camp
     The oldest and largest of the summer sports camps in Bullitt County is the Lady Charger Basketball Camp. Almost 200 young players took part in this year’s four-day event held in two gyms at Bullitt East with both a morning and afternoon session. There was plenty of work on fundamentals of the game as well as plenty of ‘knock-out’, ‘hot shot’ and free throw shooting contests along with the traditional camp shirt signings on the final day. The camp was once again under the direction of Bullitt East head coach Chris Stallings.
  • 2018 Cougar Hoops Camp
     There was a strong turn out recently for the Bullitt Central Cougar Hoops Camp. This was the second year that the annual event has been under the direction of Jessie Curry. The biggest event o the four-day camp was the Camp Game on the last day. The large number of campers were split into two teams with each age group playing for five minutes with the score carrying over as older and older players rotated onto the court. The game even brought out a large number of parents to watch.
  • 2018 Bullitt East Baseball Camp
     The annual Bullitt East Baseball Camp was held last week at the Kentucky Sports Academy in Mount Washington. Under the direction of long-time Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles, the event has been going strong for a dozen years. The young players got three days of intensive baseball work including instruction on throwing, hitting and base running. There was also a healthy dose of ‘whiffle’ ball play which seemed to suit the young players just fine.
  • Bernheim finishes 10th at NASP World Tourney
     LOUISVILLE – With archery in Bullitt County, a major reason for the success at the high school level is that many of the feeder programs also have archery teams. In fact, all six of the middle schools in Bullitt County had archery programs. As far back as 2010, Eastside Middle School was finishing as high as second in the National Archery in Schools Program (NASP) World Tournament.
  • Bernheim 10th in middle school 3D World finals
     LOUISVILLE – Showing great improvement over the last part of the season, the Bernheim Middle School 3D archery team capped off a big season last weekend with a tenth place finish in the NASP World Tournament at the Kentucky Exposition Center.
  • Eastside sweeps middle school track titles
     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The All-Bullitt County Middle School Track and Field Championships awarded team points to the top six finishers in each individual event on a 10-8-6-4-2-1 basis and to the top five teams in each relay on a 10-8-6-4-2 count. No school could have more than three athletes scoring team points. Only those athletes scoring team points are listed below. (Please note that several relay teams listed more than four runners with alternates. All runners on the score sheet are listed for that team.)
  • Mount Washington names park after Lindsey Duvall
     MOUNT WASHINGTON—A Mount Washington spot has a new name honoring a local student’s statewide achievement. The Lindsey Duvall Park, previously known as the Mount Washington City Park, is located at 100 Newman Way behind Mount Washington Elementary. Though it was meant to be a surprise unveiling during an opening day celebration (which was postponed due to bad weather), Parks Director Sheryl Paxton said word spread too quickly after the wind blew the cover off to keep it a secret.
  • We all Love a Parade
        The Blue Lick Optimist baseball and softball organization hosted its opening day parade through the streets of Hillview. Then they returned to Challis Ford Park for games, food and fun. See more parade photos in the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net by clicking here.
  • Shepherdsville 4th, CG 11th in state archery event
     LOUISVILLE – The recent Kentucky NASP State Tournament had not only divisions for high school teams and middle school programs, but also had competition for elementary schools during the event at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. Nine elementary schools from Bullitt County had at least one competitor taking part in an event that had 81 teams and 1,766 young competitors. The National Archery in Schools Program is now fully-entrenched in the state at all levels.