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BCHS Boys Basketball Hosts Camps

The 2023 Butler County Bears Camp Sessions, sponsored by Jones Funeral Chapel, will take place on May 30th-June 1st. The camp is open to all preschool through 8th grade students. These camp sessions are one of the primary fundraisers for the BCHS Basketball teams. The sessions are as follows:  


SOFTBALL: Bears pick up two district wins

Butler County defeated Whitesville Trinity on Thursday, 5-3.  Trinity scored first in the second inning and two runs in the top of the third.

Butler County answered when Parker Willoughby doubled on a 3-1 count, scoring one run, and Madison Clark singled on a 1-1 count, scoring one run. Butler County pulled away for good with two runs in the fourth inning. 


BASEBALL: Bears drop a pair; fall to Hancock & Breck

Butler County 3, Hancock County 5

The Butler County Bears fell 5-3 to Hancock County Hornets on Friday. The Bears scored three runs on a single in the second inning.

Hancock County scored on a groundout by Drew Lyday in the first inning, a single by Logan Willis in the first inning, an error in the second inning, a double by Jack Roberts in the second inning, and a double by Austin Volocko in the second inning.

Justin Castlen took the loss for Butler County. He surrendered five runs on eight hits over one and two-thirds innings, striking out two.


KY Fish & Wildlife opens 1,400 acres for public hunting in western KY - one in Butler County


Gabbard Branch WMA, an 809 acre site, is one of two new wildlife management areas to open for spring turkey season


Kentucky’s spring turkey hunting returns

Expect more eager gobblers this season



BASEBALL: Butler drops a pair of games - Ohio County & University Heights

Butler County fell in a 3-2 loss to Ohio County Eagles on Thursday. The Eagles took the lead on a single by Grayden Barnard in the first inning.

Ohio County pitchers struck out four, while Butler County sat down two.

Matt Smith led things off on the mound for the Eagles. The righty went seven innings, allowing two runs on three hits, striking out four, and walking one.

Kolton Hudson was on the hill for the Bears. He surrendered three runs on five hits over four innings, striking out two and walking zero. Clay Vincent threw three innings in relief out of the bullpen.


SOFTBALL: Butler picks up two wins - Warren East & Franklin-Simpson

Butler County picked up their second softball win for the week with a 5-3 victory over Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats on Thursday. The Bears trailed 2-1 in the top of the fifth inning when Carley Jones doubled on a 0-1 count, scoring two runs.

Franklin-Simpson started things in the first inning, scoring one run when Stout doubled.


Maxfield finishes runner-up, BCHS sixth in State Tournament

Tobin Maxfield

LOUISVILLE — Butler County senior Tobin Maxfield shot a 295 to finish runner-up in the Kentucky NASP State Tournament on Saturday, March 18.

Maxfield recorded 26 10s during the State Tournament. 

Butler County finished sixth out of 149 teams. The Bears scored 3,367, which included 178 10s.

Junior Brodie Vinson was the top male finisher for Butler County, placing 18th. Vinson recorded 20 10s. 


Dockery nominated for Battle of the Regions football competition

BCMS football 7th grade quarterback Brody Dockery has been nominated for the Team Kentucky Battle of the Regions team quarterback. Brody will be competing over the next few weekends with players from around the region. 


Butler County drops season opener

Seniors Cheani Schroeder, Mackenzie Coleman, Carley Jones, Avery Gleason, and Lydia Decker

MORGANTOWN — Butler County dropped its season opener as visiting Madisonville-North Hopkins pulled away to win 13-5 on Thursday, March 16. 

Pitching out of a relief role, Madisonville-North Hopkins hurler Mackenzie Stoltz earned the win in the circle. Stoltz pitched four scoreless innings, giving up two hits and four walks while recording five strikeouts. 

Sydney Skeen started in the circle for Madisonville-North Hopkins. Skeen pitched three innings, allowing five runs on seven hits and two walks. 



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