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Today's Sports

  • BE back in action at LaRue

    HODGENVILLE - After a week to catch their breath and solidify some of the major changes that the offense has gone through over the past few weeks, the Bullitt East Chargers will be back in action on Friday against district rival LaRue County.

    This is an important game for the red and golf for a number of reasons, but the district standings are not among those things. Bullitt East has already wrapped up the number one seed for the Class 4-A play-offs while LaRue County is locked into the number four spot no matter what happens this week.

  • Lots of questions remain to be...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - With one game remaining in district play during the regular season, the play-off picture for November is starting to come into focus.

    In fact, after the games next Friday, the play-off picture will pretty much be decided.

    (All teams should have completed district games by next Friday, but because of the lost week in Jefferson County because of the wind storm, some district games might still need to be played.)

    Class 4-A

  • Bennett leads Cougars to big win...

    HEBRON ESTATES - Down 10-0 at halftime, Bullitt Central veteran coach Dan Leasor was not discouraged.

    He knew what his Cougar football team could do. In fact, as the clock ticked off in the second quarter, Leasor was overheard telling one of his players that if they were only down by 10, Bullitt Central was in great shape.

    Whether Leasor is a prophet or whether he has a good read on his football team, Bullitt Central was indeed in good shape as the Cougars captured the Bullitt Cup after defeating North Bullitt 26-17.   

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results...

    FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Results for Oct. 24

    BULLITT CENTRAL 40, SOUTHERN 22

    NORTH BULLITT 21, MARION COUNTY 14

    BULLITT EAST 22, LaRUE COUNTY 19

     

     

    Check Monday's edition of The Pioneer News and www.pioneernews.net for full stories on each game.

  • Nelson end's North's...

    BARDSTOWN -- For the third straight season, the soccer season for the North Bullitt Lady Eagles came to an end in the semi-finals of the Ninth District Tournament.

    On Monday, it was a 3-0 setback to Nelson County that ended the season for the green and gold.

    Unfortunately, since the three Bullitt County teams were shifted into the Ninth District six years ago, a local team has not reached the championship game.

  • BC seeks first district win

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - After three straight ‘big’ games on the road, two of them victories, the Bullitt Central Cougars return home for the final time this season on Friday as they play host to district rival Southern.

    For all the things the Cougars have attained the past two seasons under head coach Danny Leasor, this will the last opportunity for one goal - winning a district game. While the Cougars are 9-10 overall in Leasor’s second stint as the head coach, Bullitt Central is 0-5 against their district rivals.

  • Clash of Inches - East survives...

    MOUNT WASHINGTON - In a rivalry as intense as The Clash, sometimes inches seem like miles.

    That case was no more evident than on Friday as the battle royale between Bullitt East and North Bullitt literally came down to less than 12 inches. That was as far as North Bullitt was from the goal line on the third play of the fourth quarter.

  • North-Marion winner gets first...

    HEBRON ESTATES - To play at home in the post-season, the North Bullitt Eagles have to win at home on Friday against district rival Marion County.

    It’s that simple. The two teams are both 1-1 in district play this season. The winner will finish as the number two seed in the district behind Bullitt East and will play at home in the first round of the Class 4-A play-offs. The loser will be the number three seed in the district and will have to go on the road on Nov. 15.

  • Soccer, volleyball district...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Post-season play for fall sports teams will be in full swing this week as both boys’ and girls’ soccer as well as volleyball will conduct district play this week.

    In fact, girls’ soccer started 9th District play yesterday at Bardstown High School. The boys’ 9th District tournament starts on Monday at Nelson County Volleyball, which has just four teams in the 27th District, will play on Tuesday and Thursday this week.

  • THE GAME: County's oldest...

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - There have been times in the recent past, when The Game between North Bullitt and Bullitt Central did not live up to its name.

    At times, one team was a lot better than the other, i.e. North Bullitt winning 56-0 two years ago. Other times, neither team was very good.