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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.  


SOFTBALL: Bears pick up win over Grayson; stand at 8-6-2 on the season

Tori McKinney  photo by Jeremy Hack

Butler County Softball dropped two varsity games last week but were able to pick up a much-needed 8-7 district win on Friday night at home against Grayson County. 
A back-and-forth affair, Butler County junior shortstop Maddie McKinney launched a two-run homer in the 6th inning to give the Bears the lead - a lead they would hold in the 7th to secure the victory. 

Maddie McKinney


Butler County Archery

The Butler County School Archery teams traveled to Henderson on Saturday to compete. The team is coached by Robert Redmond and assistant coaches Tim Flener and Bobby McKee.

The Elementary team members are: Connor Thompson, Jake McKee, Cayden Southerland, Sally Butler and Ryleigh White. 


B.C.H.S. Softball honors players at annual banquet

Individual awards were given and team accomplishments were recognized recently as the Butler County High School Bears' softball team held its 2015 banquet.  The Bears finished the season with a 24-13 record, were runner-up in the Hancock County Lady Hornet Classic, were runner-up in the 12th District Tournament, and advanced to the Third Region Tournament.  Butler County has finished with at least 20 wins in seven of the last eight years and has advanced to the regional tournament in each of those 20-win seasons.


G.R. Road Race draws nearly 60 runners/walkers

Runners and walkers from Butler County

With nearly 60 participants, the 34th Annual Green River Road Race went off without a hitch on Saturday, July 13.  The 5-mile race runs from Morgantown to Woodbury and has been a staple of the Green River Catfish Festival for decades. 

The event featured competitive runners, as well as avid runners and walkers from Butler County and across the state.  


Bears' Softball picks up three wins opening week

The Butler County High School Softball team got in the winning column early in the 2015 season with wins over Todd County Central (6-2), Warren Central (19-1), and Ohio County (8-0) during the opening week of the season.  In other action last week, the Bears fell to Third Region favorite Daviess County (6-0), Hancock County (10-6), and Apollo (4-2). 


Lady Bears fall short versus Edmonson County in district tourney

Allie Easley, Shawna West, and Addison Hall

BROWNSVILLE - The Butler County Lady Bears' 2014-15 season ended in the opening round of the 12th District Girls' Basketball Tournament at Edmonson County on Tuesday, Feb. 24. Tournament host Edmonson County pulled away  to beat Butler County 85-70 in the postseason contest.

With the win, Edmonson County improved to 12-14, advanced to the 12th District championship game and qualified for the 3rd Region Girls' Basketball Tournament to be held at the Sportscenter in Owensboro. 

Following the loss, Butler County concluded its campaign with a 5-22 record. 


Bears fall to Edmonson County in 12th District Tournament

All Tournament: Rex Henderson(Butler), Dakota Woodcock, Cole Bedwell, Caleb Deweese (Butler), Austin Sowders. Front: Talon Gary, Tanner Tyra, Cole Akridge, Alex Shellhart.

BROWNSVILLE - Four Butler County players reached double figures in the scoring column but it wasn't enough to lift the Bears over tournament host Edmonson County in the opening round of the 12th District Boys' Basketball Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Edmonson County managed to edge Butler County 74-70, eliminating the Bears from the postseason.

With the win, Edmonson County improved to 17-11, advanced to 12th District championship game and qualified for the 3rd Region Boys' Basketball Tournament. 


B.C.H.S. Bears, Lady Bears gear up for 12th District Tournament

With an unexpected week off due to snow and the regular season coming to an abrupt end, both the Butler County Bears and Lady Bears now have their sights set squarely on the post-season.  In Kentucky, that means it's time for the district tournament. 

The 12th District Boys' and Girls' basketball tournament will begin this week at Edmonson County High School.  Pushed back a day due to inclement weather and game cancellations last week, the girls' tournament will get underway on Tuesday, February 24.  


Lady Bears make it three in a row; Bears come up short at Edmonson

The Butler County Lady Bears basketball team made it three in a row last night with an impressive 69-66 overtime win over 12th District rival Edmonson County at Brownsville.  The come-from-behind win was sparked in part by the Lady Bears finishing strong in the fourth quarter by outscoring the Lady ‘Cats 18-10, overcoming an 8-point deficit they faced after the third.  Meanwhile, the Bears lost another heartbreaker to Edmonson County.  Fighting from behind much of the night, Butler County rallied during the final quarter, outscoring Edmonson 25-17.  But, it wasn’t enough as the Bears ended



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