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SOFTBALL: Bears go 3-3 in busy opening week of season

Photo by Jeremy Hack
Butler County falls to Male:  Butler County fell behind early and couldn't come back in a 10-0 loss to #1 Male on Saturday afternoon. The Bears struggled to contain the high-powered offense of Male, giving up ten runs.
A single by Hannah Chaney in the fourth inning and a spectular catch over the fence by Bayleigh Alford were positive notes for the Bears.
Kylee Smith toed the rubber for Butler County. She went four innings, allowing ten runs on nine hits, striking out one and walking one.
Chaney went 1-for-2 at the plate to lead the Bears in hits.

BCHS athletes sign to play multiple sports in college - Michelle Cardwell and Hannah Whittinghill

Two BCHS student-athletes recently signed to extend their playing careers at the collegiate level.  


Bassmasters Kick Off 31st Season @ Peabody

Pat Grubb and Elijah Flener taking 1st place with 14.24 lbs


Neighbors Set to Enter Track Season at Brescia

OWENSBORO - Kierra Neighbors is set to enter the 2019 college outdoor track and field season with her Brescia University teammates. A Brescia University freshman, Neighbors is a Butler County High School graduate. 

Neighbors is a record-holder for the Butler County High School track and field program. She excelled throughout her high school track and field career.


Henderson Headed Into Spring Practice with Hilltoppers

BOWLING GREEN - Redshirt sophomore linebacker Rex Henderson is headed into spring practice with the Western Kentucky University football team. Henderson is a Butler County High School graduate. 

In December, Henderson was voted to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team. Henderson was a key contributor on special teams for the Hilltoppers, finishing the season with three solo tackles. In addition, his 11-yard rush and conversion on a fake punt at Ball State on Sept. 22 helped lead the Hilltoppers to a 28-20 victory over the Cardinals.


Lady Bears fall to eventual district champion

Maddi Cardwell, Kasidy Graham and Jaelyn Taylor received All Season and All District awards.
BROWNSVILLE - Butler County fell to eventual champion Edmonson County in the semifinals of the 12th District Girls' Basketball Tournament. Host Edmonson County pulled away to beat the Lady Bears 59-43 in the 12th District Girls' Basketball Tournament Semifinals on Monday, Feb. 18.
With the loss, Butler County ended its season 6-21. 

Bears lose to Edmonson County, end season 14-11

BROWNSVILLE - Butler County concluded the 2018-19 boys' high school basketball season 14-11. The Bears lost to host Edmonson County in the semifinals of the 12th District Boys' Basketball Tournament. Edmonson County edged the Bears 44-42 in the 12th District Boys' Basketball Semifinals on Tuesday, Feb. 19. 

Lady Bears & Bears pick up wins over Cloverport

Lady Bears edge Cloverport, 60-57 


Butler County suffers loss to McLean County

CALHOUN - Butler County was unable to notch a win on the road in its latest outing. Jacob Clark scored a team-high 25 points as host 3rd Region rival McLean County beat Butler County 72-63 for its fourth straight win on Thursday night.
Butler County dropped to 13-10 with the loss.
With the win, McLean County improved to 10-12.
Logan Patterson accompanied Clark in double figures in scoring for the Cougars, posting 15 points. Narrowly missing double figures for McLean County, Hunter Patrick, AJ Cline and Brady Dame chipped in nine points apiece.


BCHS Swim Team Makes Regional Finals; Smith headed to State

Mattie Smith

Butler County High School swimmers had a great weekend. They were competing against 19 counties in the region, including Bowling Green and Owensboro, every team member qualified in preliminary to return for the finals either in a relay or individually. 
BCHS freshman swimmer Mattie Smith is KHSAA Region 2 Runner-Up in the 200 AND the 500 Freestyle races and named to the All-Regional Team.  She now advances on the KHSAA State Championship.



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