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Covid-19 Dead Period: Part 2

Sophia Boone

Tennis and Track teams across the state, as well as baseball and softball, typically begin practicing in February with games and meets beginning in mid-March.


Covid-19 "Dead Period" suspends BCHS Senior athletes' final season

Baseball and softball teams across the state, as well as tennis and track, typically begin practicing in February with games and meets beginning in mid-March. However, with the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) setting forth a ruling declaring a coronavirus "dead period," the fate of these players’ final high school season remains unknown.


Green, Runion, Smith take top spots in their divisions at Green River Road Race

The 39th Annual Green River Catfish Festival Road Race was held Saturday, June 15.  The grueling 5-mile course began on South Tyler Street in Morgantown and concluded in downtown Woodbury.  Over 40 participants took part in the race. 


Graham to play baseball at Southern Indiana

Blake Graham

Butler County High School three-sport athlete and standout Blake Graham has announced plans to sign to play collegiate baseball with Southern Indiana (Evansville), a Division 2 powerhouse.  Graham has been a steady presence on the BCHS sports scene as a football, basketball and baseball player.   


BCHS Football wraps regular season with 4-game winning streak and 48-7 rout of Ohio County

photo by Tab Havens

Eagles can fly but they weren’t able to get off the ground on Friday night, October 28, as the Butler County Bears came away with an impressive 48-7 road win against Ohio County. 

photo by Tab Havens


Bears fall short 50-42 at Russellville

Butler County, on Friday night, came up short in its upset bid against the Russellville Panthers, 50-42.  The Bears slip to a 2-1 overall record in the early part of the season. The overflow crowd at Rhea Stadium was treated to an offensive showcase by both teams. The Class A Panthers are ranked #2 in the state and look to make a run deep into the playoffs this November with an abundance of team speed.


Bears escape with 35-28 win over Edmonson

 The home opener was everything a football fan could ask for as Butler County and Edmonson County battled back and forth throughout the night. An overflow crowd battling the humid August night saw the Bears trail virtually the entire game as the visiting Wildcats executed a flawless game plan of ball control running attack to shorten the game and keep the Bears' offense off the field.


Bears Maul Cougars 53-14 to open 2016 season

The Butler County High School Bears opened the 2016 season on the road at Logan County High School.  The Cougars, with new enthusiasm and a new head coach, had plans to end the streak - meaning the Logan County football losing streak dating back to September of 2013. The Bears had no intention of allowing themselves to be the headline of that streak as Butler County came away with a strong 53-14 win.


BCMS Football season underway with games against McLean and Muhlenberg

The Butler County Middle School Bears were at home Thursday, Aug 18th to face the Muhlenberg Mustangs. The 7th grade game kicked off first with the Bears wining 30-0. The 8th grade fell 0-6 in a hard-fought contest.


B.C.H.S. Softball host 2016 banquet

Seniors Taylor King, Callie Cardwell and Abigail Fry

A few weeks after Butler County dropped a 5-4 decision to Grayson County in the 12th District Softball Tournament, the Bears 2016 season came full circle with the team's annual awards banquet.  

The Butler County varsity squad finished the season with an 18-13-2 record, while the junior varsity squad notched an 18-7 record.  



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