Murray State starting pitcher CheyAnne Gaskey struck out a career-high eight batters in her first complete game as the Racers defeated Campbellsville 7-0 in non-conference action at Racer Field.
The BCHS girls and boys tennis teams traveled to Owensboro this week for the OVSS Tennis Classic. The OVSS is a tournament for all 3rd region teams, and serves as something of a preview of what the regional tournament might look like, in three weeks. In addition to what the regional tournament
The BCHS Bears softball team claimed two wins last weekend in the Capital City Showcase Classic in Frankfort - one of the top tournaments in the state. Butler County defeated St.
Wesley Phelps killed his first turkey on opening day of the Youth Season. The turkey weighed 19.12 lbs., a 10" beard, and 3/4 in. spurs. Wes went with his daddy, Tommy Phelps.
Butler County Little League kicked-off their season last Saturday by recognizing all of the participants in a pre-game ceremony. Also honored before the first pitch were all the Little League Officers and board members, D & G Archery, GUMBK with TVA, Aberdeen Grocery, and the Masonic Lodge.
The Butler County Middle School Cheer Squad gathered in the BCMS Library/Media Center for a banquet to honor the 2011/12 cheerleaders. The BCMS Cheer Squad went undefeated in local competition this year in addition to being undefeated in competition for the two previous years.
Last week marked the beginning of all-important district competition with Butler County squaring off against Trinity twice and Grayson County once. The Bears defeated the Lady Raiders 10-0 on Monday and 5-4 on Tuesday, before falling 7-1 to Grayson County on Thursday.
The BCHS Bears baseball team traveled to Bowling Green to take part in the Bowling Green/Warren County Invitational Tournament over the weekend. The Bears suffered three losses in the tournament, with two close games.
The Bears tennis teams were in action late last week hosting the Aces from Cloverport (Frederick Fraize High School) on Thursday and traveling to take on the Panthers of Russellville on Friday. The Boys dropped a 4-5 decision to the Aces in the last match of the evening.
UK superfans Amy Smith-Thomas and Debbie Hammers made the short trip to Owensboro last Friday to see UK head coach John Calipari and the 2012 National Championship Trophy.