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Butler Co. Middle School Boys' Basketball

Anticipation was high as middle school boys basketball fired back up on Tuesday night after Christmas break as the 7th grade team faced off against Muhlenberg North on the first day back to school.  The Bears had traveled to North earlier in the year and was served their only loss for the season thus far.  With this being a district match up, the Bears needed to win by 8 points to sew up the number one seed in the GRVC tournament at the end of the season.   Apparently the boys knew exactly what they needed to do and they wasted no time getting it done.  Rex Henderson put on a shooting clini


Lady Bears Fall to Clinton County

Katie Graham named to All-Tournament Team.

The Butler County Lady Bears wrapped up play in the Greenwood Gator Classic on Friday evening when they took on the Lady Dawgs of Clinton County High School. The Lady Bears opened play on Tuesday with a win in pool play versus Warren East High School, but things had gone sour for BCHS since that win. Two straight losses to Franklin-Simpson and Caverna left the Lady Bears needing a win on Friday to break even in the tourney. Unfortunately a slow scoring first half doomed their hopes and they fell to the Lady Dawgs by a final score of 46-38.


Bears Pick Up Win At McLean Co. Tourney

Jackson Washer named MVP of game.

After their 102-97 loss on Wednesday the Bears were back in action Thursday morning in Calhoun. It was the third and final day of the Advanced Drainage Systems Roundball Roundup at McLean County High School, and the Bears would be facing a district foe in Whitesville Trinity High School.


BCHS Girls Defeat Warren East, Fall to Franklin-Simpson

Madeline Drake named MVP of game.

The Butler County Lady Bears got back in action on Tuesday night after an extended layoff for Christmas break. The Lady Bears traveled to Bowling Green to play in the Greenwood Holiday Classic. Awaiting BCHS was a one-win Warren East High School Lady Raider squad that was hungry to get another win.


Bears and Union Combine for 199 in McLean Tourney/Bears Drop to Red Devils

Christmastime means a heaping helping of high school basketball to go along with all the dinners, presents, and parties. The tradition of holiday hoops has kept the teams from BCHS busy this week on day-trips to play in a pair of holiday showcase events.

On Tuesday morning the Bears traveled to Calhoun, KY to take on the Owensboro High School Red Devils in the Advanced Drainage Systems Round Ball Roundup at McLean County High School.


Bears Go 1-2 at North American Stainless Classic

Carroll County was the site of the Butler County High School Bears first holiday tournament last week for the North American Stainless Classic.  The Bears went 1-2 for the tournament, which began December 21 and ran through December 23.  Butler County dropped a 61-43 decision to Gallatin on Wednesday; won a hard-fought, triple overtime thriller 93-91 over Trimble County on Thursday; and fell to Hancock County 59-56 in a Third Region rematch on Friday.  


Bears, Lady Bears Both Hit the Tournament Trail

With Christmas in the rearview mirror, the Butler County High School boys' and girls' basketball teams will take to the court this week in a pair of road tournaments.  The Lady Bears will be participating in the Greenwood Holiday Classic at Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, while the Bears will travel to Calhoun, Kentucky for the Advanced Drainage Systems Roundball Roundup at McLean County.  


Bears Bid for Four -In-A-Row Falters In Hawesville

The Butler County Bears were riding a three-game winning streak on Friday night when they took the ride to Hawesville in Hancock County to take on the homestanding Hornets. The Hornets and head coach Scott LaMar learned just minutes prior to taking the floor on Friday night that they would be without the services of their leading scorer Christian Nelson. Nelson had been playing with a badly broken nose for the Hornets and had to take himself out of the lineup because of severe pain. That meant that Austin Ramey would be called upon to lead the Hornets.


BCHS Hoopsters Travel to Edmonson County for District Double-Header

After out of district match-ups early in the week it was time for the Bears and Lady Bears of Butler County High School to return to district action on Thursday night. Their opponents were a pair of struggling basketball teams for Edmonson County High School. The Lady Cats came into the game winless at 0-4, and the Wildcats weren’t much better with a 1-5 record.


BCMS Bears Pick Up Wins Against Breck and Hancock

After six weeks of basketball action, the 7th grade Butler County Middle School boys basketball team moves to 13 and 1 on the season with two great wins this week and the 8th grade team advances to 11 and 3 after two wins this week as well. Both teams looked good and played well this week against Breckinridge County at home on Tuesday night and Hancock County on the road on Thursday night.  



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