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Bears drop three at Ohio County tournament; now headed to Metcalfe

A Butler County boys' basketball team battling illness dropped three games last week in its first holiday tournament - the Danny Annis Memorial Eagle Classic hosted by Ohio County High School.

The Bears lost two close contests - a 77-71 game against Daviess County in the first round and a 69-64 decision against Lake County, TN.  Butler County fell in its third and final game to Russellville, 79-51. 


Butler County 71, Daviess County 77

 

BC16    10    20    25          71

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B.C. Bears notch key district wins over Trinity & Edmonson

The Butler County Bears basketball team sits atop the 12th District standings this week after convincing home wins over Whitesville Trinity (77-55) on Tuesday and Edmonson County (74-51) on Thursday.  Being in first place in the 12th District is relatively new for Butler County basketball - a fact not lost on head coach Calvin Dockery. 

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Bears fall to East

In what was a light one-game schedule, the Butler County Bears dropped a 79-73 home decision last week to the Warren East Raiders.

A slow first quarter put the Bears in a nine-point hole, trailing 19-10 at the end of the first quarter.  Zeke Woodcock nailed a half-court three pointer at the buzzer to get the deficit to single digits.  

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SWEEP: Butler County Basketball takes games from Grayson County

In a sign that Grayson County's basketball dominance in the 12th District may be waning, both the Cougars and Lady Cougars left Morgantown last night with losses to Butler County.  

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BCHS Basketball Preview: Meet the Bears 2012-13

When the Butler County Bears hit the court on Monday night to start the 2012-13 season there will be a new head coach on the sidelines, and a new emphasis for the team.

According to first-year head coach Calvin Dockery this edition of the Bears will concentrate on defense. Dockery said, “It’s what I want to be our calling card.”

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Prep Basketball: Bears fall to Eagles in season opener

The Calvin Dockery era began last night as the Butler County Bears' basketball team traveled to Owensboro to face the Apollo Eagles in a Third Region matchup.  Unfortunately, the Bears were unable to stop the Eagles - perhaps the best team in the region - falling 77-42 in the season opener for both team and Coach Dockery's first as head coach.

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Prep Football: Aces trump Bears 45-0

Dylan Havens was air-borne Friday night!

An Owensboro Catholic touchdown with only four seconds remaining in the first half proved to be a momentum game changer on Friday night as the Aces cruised in the second half to a 45-0 win in Morgantown over Butler County.  Though a lopsided score in the end, the game was competitive throughout as the Bears threatened to score multiple times but, nevertheless, weren't able to find the elusive end zone.  Turnovers, penalties, and poor field position hindered the Bears' scoring efforts for much of the game. 

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SOFTBALL: Butler bows out of regional tournament with 7-4 loss to Catholic

Coach Embry delivers the post-game speech to players

Butler County fell behind early and rallied late before falling 7-4 to Owensboro Catholic on Monday in the Third Region Softball Tournament at Daviess County High School.  

Catholic (27-10) scored two runs in the bottom of the first to take an early lead.  Butler answered with a run on third on a sac fly by Hannah Peach that scored Madeline Drake.  

Trailing 2-1, the third inning proved to be the decisive one as the Lady Aces exploded for four runs to take a 6-1 lead.  Another run in the fifth extended Catholic's lead to 7-1.

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SOFTBALL: Butler County wraps up regular season with three wins; finishes with 21-15 record

Madeline Drake at the plate

The KHSAA 2012 softball regular season came to an end last week with the Butler County High School Bears winning three of its last four games and finishing with a 21-15 record, marking five consecutive years with 20-win seasons.

The Bears traveled west on Friday, May 11, and came away with a solid 9-0 win against Dawson Springs - a team that handed Butler County a home loss last season. 

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SOFTBALL: Bears beat Christian, Owensboro in Sports Warehouse Catholic Classic

Amy Rogers

The weekend of May 4-5 saw the Butler County High School softball team battle both opponents on the field and the weather at the Sports Warehouse Catholic Classic hosted by Owensboro Catholic High School.  Nevertheless, the Bears were able to play five games in two days, picking up wins against Owensboro (6-3) and #5 Christian County (6-4), while losing to #1 Allen County Scottsville (2-0), South Spencer, IN (2-0), and #11 Louisville Male (2-1).

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