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Today's Sports

  • Chargers drop one, then win...

     MOUNT WASHINGTON – There was a frustrating 1-0 loss to open play last week, but the Bullitt East Chargers channeled that setback into three straight wins as the red and gold moved to 11-3 for the season.

    The setback came on Tuesday at home against Christian Academy despite an outstanding pitching performance from junior Jarrett Wantye as he allowed just three hits. Unfortunately, two of those hits came in the top of the sixth inning when the Centurions scored the winning run with a single, a ground-out and then a double.

  • BC wins two then falters Saturday

      SHEPHERDSVILLE – The week started out well for the Bullitt Central baseball squad with a pair of wins, but then a road trip on Saturday brought the squad back to earth as they dropped a pair of games in which they played poor defense.

    The good news was at the start of the week as the Cougars got a strong outing from senior pitcher Callon Willet and beat Nelson County 1-0 on the road.

    Willet needed just 92 pitches for the victory as he finished with seven strikeouts and just two walks. Nelson County finished with four hits, all singles.

  • NB still finding wins to be...

     HEBRON ESTATES -- He’s not pleased with the record  but records don’t really mean anything in the big scheme of things.

    North Bullitt baseball coach Brian Wise is more worried about getting all the pieces together to make a post-season run.

    With that in mind, the most important games of the regular season await — Thursday at Bullitt Central and Monday at home against Southern.

    Those will determine if North Bullitt will enter the 23rd District tournament as a top seed.

  • BC will compete Thursday in...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central will have both its boys’ and girls’  teams competing on Thursday in the KHSAA State Archery Championships at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

  • Lady Chargers have all the...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt East and Bullitt Central hadn’t met on the softball diamond since 2015 and maybe it should have been one more year as the rebuilding Lady Cougars were no match for the Lady Chargers on Friday, as the red and gold rolled to a 26-2 victory in a three-inning contest.

    This one was just not close as Bullitt Central had to use a pair of young and inexperienced pitchers against a Bullitt East line-up that while young has recently been showing signs of rounding into a competitive team.

  • North Bullitt softball continues...

     HEBRON ESTATES – A week with five wins in six games pushed the North Bullitt Lady Eagles over the .500 mark at 9-8 for the first time this season.

    Head coach Chad Laswell is finding games wherever he can after the slow start to the season due to bad weather. That included playing two games on Sunday at Bethlehem in a ‘triangle’ event that had originally been scheduled for the previous Saturday.

  • BC will compete Thursday in...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Bullitt Central will have both its boys’ and girls’  teams competing on Thursday in the KHSAA State Archery Championships at the Kentucky Basketball Academy in Lexington.

  • 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.

  • Tennis teams get on courts as...

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Despite a week that included heavy snow showers, spring sports are quickly approaching the post-season for tennis players.

    Activities on the court have intensified as regional play begins the second week of May.

     

    Bullitt East

    Dustin Armstrong’s boys team defeated Gallatin County 4-1 on April 13.

  • Olympic Advice

     Alexis Love recently made an appearance at North Bullitt High School to speak to PE classes.

    Love is an Athletes for Hope member and also a member of USA track and field.

    During her stop, she gave students some background on herself. She also talked about the importance of staying physically active and eating healthy.

    Besides talking with the students, Alexis participated in some of the fitness activities and answered questions.