Staff Report

01/02/2018 - 3:18pm
There were a few interesting sports stories to come out of Butler County in 2017 involving football, wrestling and track & field, to name a few. Below are the top stories to hit the area. 1. Football cancellations, etc. With low numbers due to illness and injuries, the Bearcat football team was forced to forfeit a few games mid-season. After the season was over, and both Clarksville and North...
12/26/2017 - 12:35pm
DUNKERTON – Clarksville’s girls’ basketball team held a 29-27 lead against then-Class 1A No. 4 Dunkerton as late as a few minutes to go in this Iowa Star game at Dunkerton. But a steal, basket, and-one for the Raiders’ Carli Tiesinger put them ahead for good in this eventual 34-31, low-scoring tilt on Tuesday, Dec. 19....
11/21/2017 - 11:46am
GREENE - North Butler hosted Clarksville's boys' basketball team for a friendly scrimmage on Saturday, Nov. 18. No score was kept during the Saturday morning game that drew a small crowd during the pre-season. The two teams do not meet during the regular season. A photo from the event runs in both the Clarksville Star and Butler County...
11/14/2017 - 12:49pm
GREENE – North Butler senior Brandon Trees and junior Rhett Lammers were North Butler’s two first team all-district football players voted to the Class A District 3 team, announced late last week. Trees, a senior, led the Bearcats in tackles with 47 and was second to Lammers in rushing (580-494). Lammers tallied seven touchdowns for...
11/07/2017 - 11:25am
GREENE – North Butler junior Emy Osterbuhr claimed first team all-conference honors in the Top of Iowa East Conference, announced recently. The hitter for the Bearcats was among one the top-10 kills leaders in the conference (166) and top-three in blocks (105). She was joined by two teammates on the second team, senior hitter Nicole Heeren...
10/24/2017 - 12:27pm
GREENE – North Butler gained one score in each half in an eventual 35-12 loss to Mason City Newman on Friday, Oct. 20 in concluding its season. The Bearcats trailed 21-6 at half. After the break, the Knights tacked on two scores before Sam Dolan busted a 51-yard touchdown run late to cap the season. Dolan carried the ball 15 times for 107...
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