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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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BG Clubs Way to Fifth-Straight on Wednesday

Hot Rods blast six homers and 19 hits in 13-2 victory over Greenville 

Greenville, South Carolina– The Bowling Green Hot Rods (40-24) offense erupted for 19 hits and six homers in a 13-2 win over the Greenville Drive (26-39) on Wednesday. The two teams continue their series on Thursday with a 6:05 PM CT first pitch at Fluor Field in Greenville, South Carolina.  

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Baker Homers and Bullpen Shuts Down Dash in Wednesday’s Win

La Sorsa and Mullen allow one hit in final 5.1 innings 

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Joe La Sorsa and Sean Mullen combined to allow one hit and strikeout four in a dominant bullpen performance as the Bowling Green Hot Rods (35-23) earned a 4-2 victory over the Winston-Salem Dash on Wednesday at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Dash and the Hot Rods continue their series on Thursday with a 6:35 PM CT first pitch.  

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Ten Hits Aren’t Enough as the Hot Rods Fall 10-4

Basabe goes 3-for-4 but Dash seven-run fourth is Hot Rods undoing 

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Osleivis Basabe is nearly perfect from the plate, but the Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-23) dropped the first game of their final homestand of the first half to the Winston-Salem Dash (31-27) by a score of 10-4 on Tuesday, at Bowling Green Ballpark. BG continues their series on Wednesday at 12:05 PM CT against the Dash.  

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Lopez Drives in Three as Hot Rods Come Back to Split Series

A game-tying homer and go-ahead double for Lopez seal win for BG 

Bowling Green, Kentucky– Johan Lopez came up clutch for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (34-22), going 2-for-3 with a homer and the game-winning double in the eighth that sealed a 5-4 win over the Hickory Crawdads at Bowling Green Ballpark. The Hot Rods return to action on Tuesday when the Winston-Salem Dash come to town for a six-game series.  

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Hernandez Homers, Leads BG to 6-5 Win in 10 Innings

Outfielder has three hits for second-straight night 

Rome, Georgia– Heriberto Hernandez had three hits, including a homer, for the Bowling Green Hot Rods (31-19) in a 6-5 win over 10 innings against the Rome Braves (28-23) on Sunday afternoon in Rome, Georgia. The Hot Rods have an off day on Monday before starting a six-game series on Tuesday at Bowling Green Ballpark with the Hickory Crawdads.  

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BCHS Track & Field Compete in Region; Boys win Region Title

The Bears are Region 2 Track & Field Champions. Butler County scored 102 points in route to their first Regional Championship in almost 30 years. The Bears defeated regional runner-up Bardstown who finished with 95 points. Coach Fuller was thrilled with his team’s performance “We knew we were one of the top 2-3 teams in the region based on rankings, but these kids met and outperformed their seeds in almost every event. I couldn’t be prouder of the way both boys’ and girls’ teams competed”. The Bears also had several individual Regional Champions.

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BCHS Lady Bears claim 12th District Championship

Butler County Softball stole the lead late in the game in a 6-4 victory over Trinity on Thursday.  Butler County was down one at the top of the seventh with the Bears batting.  Addy Miller led off with a line drive single, Parker Willoughby singles to left field scoring Miller, Carley Jones doubled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring Willoughby as Bears take the lead 5-4.  Madison Clark singles to center field scoring Jones, Bears lead 6-4.  In the bottom of the seventh, it was 3 up and 3 down with Avery Gleason getting a strikeout on the last out of the game. 

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Butler County Tennis Seniors recognized

Butler County Tennis recognized these seniors:

Jagger Henderson, son of Pat and Amy Henderson

Solomon Flener, son of Chad and Carmen Flener

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