Sports

01/17/2018 - 12:20pm
HAMPTON – When North Butler-Clarksville’s Koltyn Beckham puts on his wrestling head gear, he blocks out all sound as he steps on the mat. It isn’t that he isn’t focused. He is, indeed, but the senior 145-pounder for the Bearcats literally can’t hear the crowd. He experienced hearing loss due to an illness as a baby. “I have a lot of hearing loss,” Beckham...
01/09/2018 - 12:02pm
GREENE – Leading 29-18 heading into the fourth quarter, the final eight minutes were anything but easy for North Butler’s girls’ basketball team against a defensive-minded Rockford squad. An 11-0 run aided by six forced turnovers and four missed shots in four minutes, 20 seconds to start the fourth quarter tied the game at 29 and...
01/09/2018 - 12:00pm
GREENE – North Butler coach Dave Brown finds himself scratching his head in order to get his team playing the way it did when the Bearcats started the season 4-0. When Rockford came to town, the Warriors started finding their shot in the second quarter, turning a slim 14-13 advantage into a 38-20 halftime lead in the eventual 64-50 loss that...
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...
12/26/2017 - 12:42pm
SHEFFIELD – West Fork and North Butler couldn’t have started the 2017-18 season more differently. And, it seems, the two are going in opposite directions heading into the break. The Bearcats opened 4-0, but the Warhawks’ 75-47 win on Friday, Dec. 22 handed the visitors their fourth straight loss to enter the break at 4-4....
12/26/2017 - 12:39pm
SHEFFIELD – Not only did Lexi Jones win the ‘Christmas spirit’ contest offered at West Fork High School on Friday, Dec. 22, she won the day for the Warhawks. The senior, who had only four points at half, took control of this Top of Iowa East Conference tilt to finish with 18 points and led the Warhawks to a 45-39 win over North...
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