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Jenkins Beats The Buzzer In Overtime Thriller, Bears Advance to Title Game

Game winning shot by Trevor Jenkins

The Butler County Bears had a chance Tuesday night to beat one of their staunchest rivals for a fourth time. Their opponent were the Wildcats of Edmonson County High School and the venue for the fourth meeting between the two teams was the first round of the Boys 12th District Tournament at Grayson County High School. BCHS and ECHS had already played three times in the regular season, with the Bears capturing the win in all three meetings.


Lady Bears fall to Edmonson in 12th District Tournament

Lady Bears battle for the ball.

The 12th District Tournament opened on Monday night. The Lady Bears put on their road uniforms and played the Lady Wildcats of Edmonson County in the first round of the tourney, held this year at Grayson County High School.  In a hard-fought contest, the Lady Bears came up short, losing a 58-52 decision.   

The Lady Bears and Lady Wildcats played three times in the regular season with the Lady Wildcats taking two-out-of-three from the Lady Bears. Edmonson County won the most recent meeting in Morgantown 49-36 on February 3rd.


Bears, Lady Bears wrap up regular season play

The Bears and Lady Bears of Butler County High School closed out their basketball seasons with a rough final week of the season.

On Tuesday night the Cougars of McClean County visited BCHS on Senior Night for the Bears and cheerleaders. Dylan Goodall and Lucas Bratcher were the senior basketball players and Jailyn Oaks and Raven Brooks were honored as senior cheerleaders. The foursome were escorted by their parents and honored before tip-off of the boys varsity game.


Butler County Cross-Country Team: “100 Mile Challenge”

100 mile challenge participants

The past six weeks the Butler County Cross-Country team participated in the “100 Mile Challenge” in order to stay in shape during the off season. The challenge consisted of team members who volunteered to run daily to the final goal of 100 miles in six weeks. Fifteen runners were able to achieve this goal and received “100 mile club” tshirts as their reward.


Kentucky Afield Outdoors: March Fishing Madness Good muskellunge fishing spots for late winter and early spring

Photo: Sarah Terry, age 14 at the time, looks in awe as her step father, Scott Salchli, hoists her 54-inch long, 47-pound Kentucky state record muskellunge on Nov. 2, 2008 from Cave Run Lake. The Cave Run Lake tailwater along with the Green River Lake and Buckhorn Lake tailwaters make some of the top late winter and early spring muskellunge fishing destinations in Kentucky.


Senior Night At Butler County High School

Raven Brooks with parents Tim and Cindy Brooks.

Butler County High School honored the basketball and cheerleading seniors that have given so much of their time and effort to their sports.

Raven Brooks was escorted by her parents, Tim and Cindy Brooks of the North Side.  After graduation, Raven plans on attending Western Kentucky University and majoring in communication disorders.  Raven has been a varsity cheerleader for three years.


Clay Embry signs with Campbellsville University

The Embry Family

Clay Embry, a standout senior running back and wideout for the Butler County High School Bears, has signed his national letter-of-intent to play his college football at Campbellsville University. Embry helped lead the Bears to an 8-4 record in 2011. For the season he had 38 catches for 640 yards and nine touchdowns. Embry also had 36 rushes for 473 yards and eight touchdowns, and four return touchdowns. Clay is the son of Todd and Angie Embry of Morgantown.


Lady Bears Have Tough Week: Russellville, Apollo, and Allen Co.

The Butler County Lady Bears opened a busy week of games on the road Monday night in Russellville. The Lady Panthers of Russellville High School hosted the Lady Bears who finished their district games last week and play out of the district for the rest of the season.


Lady Purples overpower Lady Bears

The Lady Bears traveled to Bowling Green on Tuesday night to take on the powerful squad from Bowling Green High School. BG came into the game at 19-3 and owned an average margin of victory of well over 20 points.


Bears fall to Raiders in close contest

The Bears took the road, a long winding one at that, to Hart County on Tuesday night to face off against the 11 – 11 Raiders. With an unusual game time start of 5:30, the Bears had to head out early for what turned out to be a long night for them. BCHS came out of the gate early and in commanding form for what might have appeared to be an easy victory for the Bears. They took an early lead and held on to it throughout the first half with their largest lead being 8 at one point.



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