Sports

06/24/2015 - 11:08am
CLARKSVILLE – How does Jeff Stirling set aside family playing on the other side of the field when his North Butler softball team comes to his hometown? His answer: easily. “It’s easy, I worry about my own team,” coach Stirling said. “I can’t control what they can do, so I just come to play our game and that’s what we do, you know?” And the Bearcats...
06/11/2015 - 1:07pm
CLARKSVILLE – Sometimes there are things bigger than softball. Don’t get Clarksville co-coach Katie Wedeking wrong, she is thinking softball and the fact her team is improving despite going 0-2 at its own tournament on Saturday, June 6, but she and the team are thinking of other things. It’s evident by the green ribbons each of...
06/11/2015 - 1:02pm
ALLISON – Coming back for the second time in a week, the North Butler baseball time rallied by Northwood-Kensett at home 14-4 on Friday, June 5 in Allison. The Bearcats (3-1, 2-1 Corn Bowl Conference) trailed 3-0 after the second inning following some miscues on bunt plays by the Vikings in what coach Travis Miller called an ‘ugly game...
06/03/2015 - 11:21am
ALLISON – Sure, North Butler softball coach Jeff Stirling admits to putting on the safety squeeze to ensure his Bearcats a 2-1 walk-off win in nine innings against West Fork. But he wouldn’t call it risky. “I put it on,” Stirling said. “With two outs, it isn’t that risky a move, really. I mean, I hoped she...
06/03/2015 - 11:17am
CLARKSVILLE – Clarksville baseball coach Matt Finley knew what would happen all too well. He’s seen North Butler enough to know that when the Bearcats get on base, they aren’t afraid to try things, like the suicide squeeze bunt in the third inning that put them up for good in an eventual 15-4 final in seven innings on Thursday,...
05/29/2015 - 12:00pm
  A night of destruction is slated Wednesday, June 24 at the 2015 Butler County Fairgrounds in Allison — Car Soccer, Small Car Chain Races, and Figure 8 Trailer Races.   These will be the featured grandstand attraction beginning at 7 p.m. To participate, signup is required.   New for 2015 will be the Small Car Chain Races. In...
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