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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 2017-18 Basketball Players of...

    The annual Bullitt County basketball Players of the Year were recently honored. The annual selection is sponsored by Schmid Funeral Home, The Awards Center and The Pioneer News. This year’s winners were Luke Ezell of the Bullitt East Chargers. The top female player was Hailey Free of North Bullitt High School. Tim Gonterman and Mark Schmid of Schmid Funeral Home presented the players with the annual trophy.

  • Simpson pitches East past J-town

      MOUNT WASHINGTON – Getting a complete game, three-hitter from junior Garrett Simpson, the Bullitt East Chargers started 24th District play on Tuesday with a 4-2 victory over Jeffersontown.

    With limited ‘game’ experience this spring because of the bad weather, Bullitt East head coach Jeff Bowles was not looking for Simpson to pitch a complete game, but the junior kept his pitch count low so the need never developed for a change.

  • North gets early jump on...

     HIGHVIEW — Forget about the non-district games.

    The road to the Sixth Region baseball tournament revolves about the three district games and the ensuing tournament.

    For North Bullitt, the “real” season started off in fine form on Tuesday.

    The Eagles went to Moore and defeated the Mustangs 13-0 in five innings.

    Normally, when you place four pitchers on the mound, it’s not a good thing. For North Bullitt head coach Brian Wise, it was a great opportunity.

  • Trojans slip past BC in 2-1 duel

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – All spring, Bullitt Central baseball coach G.J. Moore has been lamenting his team’s lack of pitching depth, a situation that has gotten worse, not better, as injuries have slowed the team through the first four weeks of the campaign.

    That situation was highly evident last week despite the fact that the team played just two games. On Tuesday, the Cougars got a strong pitching performance from senior Callon Willet against 23rd District rival Southern, but the Cougars lost a 2-1 decision.