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Bears drop games at Muhlenberg, Owensboro

Shortstop Madeline Drake makes the falling catch

Butler County (1-1) found itself on the wrong side of the score on Monday night at Muhlenberg County in prep softball action.  In the varsity game, Butler County's bats were outmanned by Mustang pitcher Nikki Peveler as the Bears fell 7-0. 

In the junior varsity game, defensive woes proved to be the difference in the game as Butler County errors contributed significantly to a 10-2 loss.

The Mustangs plated three runs in the second, three more in the third and another in the 5th for the 7-0 varsity win in an 11-hit outing.

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BC Softball battles from behind for 5-4 10-inning tie-breaker win at Apollo

In its season opener, the Butler County High School Bears' softball team won an extra inning barn-burner, defeating the Apollo E-Gals 5-4 in ten innings at Owensboro.  

The Bears fell behind 3-0 early before rallying to tie the game 3-3 in the 5th inning.  With two outs in the inning, Jazmin Reynolds reaches base on an error; Amy Rogers then singles and Madeline Drake took advantage of another Apollo defensive mistake to load the bases.  Natoshia White then rocketed a 3-2 pitch over the head of the E-Gal right-fielder to clear the bases and tie the game at 3-3.

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BC Bears Softball Rebuilding in 2012

The Butler County Bears softball team - 2012 edition - is optimistic about its upcoming season despite losing three starters to graduation, as well battling the injury bug during the preseason.

Gone in 2012 are first baseman Taylor Manning, centerfielder speedster Lindsey Blair, and three-time All-State pitcher and current Murray State player CheyAnne Gaskey.  But, this is not a team that is savoring its past success but rather is focused squarely on the future. 

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DeLanie Ryan Brings Home a Fourth Place in World Archery Competition By Cheryl Hughes

The NASP (National Archery in the Schools Program) held its World Competition in Daytona Beach, Florida, on June 5

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BC Trap Team 2nd Place in the State

Left to right-Will Jared, Silas Ward, Carson Cardwell, Blake Deweese, Jackson Kimbler, Mason Johnson, Dalton Hale, Grant Jones, Graysen Henderson, Will Bryant, Hunter Glenn. Not pictured-Brennan Smith

The Butler County High School Trap Team ended their spring season in  an impressive 2nd place in the state. What’s more, only one target separated them from the state champions with first place receiving a score of 491/500 and the Bears in second with a score of 490/500. Other notable awards for the day were earned including Mason Johnson becoming the Kentucky High School State Champion! He won high over all and was the highest male scorer with a perfect score!

 

 

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Butler County boys' track and field team finishes 18th in state meet

Parker Smith State runner-up 800 meter
LEXINGTON — The Butler County boys' track and field team finished 18th in the KHSAA Class 2A Track & Field State Championship at the University of Kentucky on Friday, May 31. 
Butler County's results from the KHSAA Class 2A Track & Field State Championship follow. 
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Bears fall to Daviess County in region tournament

Miley Franzell - Photo by Adam Williams

HARTFORD — Butler County was limited offensively as Daviess County pulled away to win 16-1 in four innings in the opening round of the 3rd Region Softball Tournament at Ohio County on Wednesday, May 29. 

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Thomas to become a Mountaineer

A recent graduate of Butler County High School, Mia Thomas,

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Bears suffer season-ending loss to Cougars

WHITESVILLE — Butler County suffered a season-ending loss as Grayson County pulled away to win 14-0 in five innings in the semifinals of the 12th District Baseball Tournament at Whitesville Trinity on Monday, May 20. 
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Butler County finishes runner-up in 12th District

photos by Adam Williams
LEITCHFIELD — Butler County finished runner-up in the 12th District Softball Tournament. 
Edmonson County battled back from behind to beat Butler County 16-15 in the 12th District Softball Tournament title game at Grayson County High School on Tuesday, May 21. 
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