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BCMS Bears: 7th Grade 9-1, 8th Grade 7-3

After a little time off for celebrating Thanksgiving, BCMS Bear's Basketball was back in full swing this week with three games, one at home and two away. The Bears started the week with a home game against McLean County.  On Tuesday, they hit the road for an away game at Muhlenberg South.  The Bears 8th grade team was looking for some revenge in this one after a hard fought loss just the week before to the Suns.   The Bears rounded out the week with a trip to Ohio County to face the Eagles on Thursday night.


Off the Court.... BCHS Basketball

Off the Court will share with our readers pictures from both the Bears and Lady Bears games throughout the week.  Enjoy!


Bears Battle Eagles In Season Opener

Trevor Jenkins

The Butler County Bears opened their 20011-12 basketball season on Tuesday night in Morgantown. They were facing Owensboro Apollo High School, one of the teams coach Greg Woodcock added to the schedule for this season to test his young team against a better caliber opponent. Apollo returns three seniors with starting experience from last year with a mix of size and strength down low and the ability to shoot from the outside. The Eagles came into a rowdy Butler County High School gym, with Mr.


Lady Bears Fall to Hancock County

The 2011-12 edition of the Butler County Lady Bears debuted on Monday in Morgantown before a sparse crowd. The opening night opponent for the Bears was the Lady Hornets from Hancock County. Hancock came in to the game looking to avenge a season-opening home loss to the Lady Bears a year ago. The Lady Hornets have only one senior and return all five starters from a team that went 13-14 a year ago.


BCMS Boys In Action

With this being Thanksgiving week one might think that there wouldn't be much basketball action, but the BCMS boys basketball team managed to get in four games, two 7th and two 8th.  Monday night the 7th and 8th grade teams had home games against a team out of Daviess County called College View.  Coach Dockery started the 7th grade game with Bailey Anderson, Blake Graham, Rex Henderson, Kyle Casey, and Kaleb Casey.  The Bears charged to a lead in the first quarter and continued to build slowly on it throughout the first half with a score of 18 to 10 going into the locker room.  The third qu


BCHS Hoops Preview: Bears, Lady Bears Set For 2011-12 Season

Butler County Lady Bears

It’s tipoff time for the basketball teams at Butler County High School. The Bears and Lady Bears will see their seasons start this week and both teams will hit the hardwood this year with plenty of new faces and expectations for the upcoming season.

Coach Christy Clark will enter her third season as Lady Bears' head coach with plenty of returning firepower, but without several players from last year’s team that went 10-18 and made a trip to the Girl’s 3rd Region Tournament. All told Coach Clark lost 5 players from the 2010-11 Lady Bears squad, including three starters.


BCMS Boys' Basketball In Full Swing

Butler County Middle School boy's basketball had a busy week.  The Bears started the week with their first home game of the season facing arch rival Grayson County.  The bears proved to be too much for the Cougars in both 7th and 8th grade games.The 7th grade came out strong in the first quarter showing their dominance and outscored the Cougars 25 to 9.  Blake Graham lit it up for 13 points in the first quarter himself.  The Bears continued to build upon that lead and went to the locker room at halftime with a score of 43 to 14.  The second half was all Bears as well with the score ending 5


Meet the Bears, Lady Bears

With the 2011-12 Butler County High School basketball season set to kick off next week, the Bears and Lady Bears are planning a meet the team night.  Dubbed "Meet the Bears and Lady Bears," the event will be held tomorrow night, Tuesday, November 22, beginning at 6 p.m. at the BCHS gymnasium.  Bears' head coach Greg Woodcock and girls' head coach Christy Clark will introduce their players and coaching staffs.  Then, the two teams will take part in an exhibition game.   


Garrett Embry's 9pt Buck

Garrett Embry bagged this 9 point buck on Saturday.  The proud hunter has been well trained by his Dad.  Garrett is the son of Michael and Jan Embry and the brother of Mary Beth. Congratulations Garrett!!!!!


Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Waterfowl seasons look promising

Excellent breeding conditions this past year in the northern Prairie region and Canada should mean productive hunting for the opening of duck season Thanksgiving Day. "Every population of every species but widgeon are holding their own or up big time," said John Brunjes, migratory bird biologist for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. "There are lots of birds out there and it should be a better than normal season, but it is all weather dependent. The combination of what Mother Nature has in store for us will determine the success of the duck season."



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