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Men’s basketball: Clarke’s injury causes controversy

Sports injuries can be a scary thing for athletes, family and fans. The Butler community realized this when standout senior transfer Rotnei Clarke flew headfirst into the base of a hoop in a win against Dayton on Jan. 12. Clarke was fouled hard by Flyers defender Matt Derenbecker and hit the basket, suffering a neck

Football: Bulldogs move to 2-0 in conference play

Butler will play for a trophy next Saturday after upending rival Dayton 21-11 Saturday afternoon. Junior running back Trae Heeter led the Bulldogs with 159 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The Bulldogs (3-2, 2-0) remain undefeated in Pioneer League play with the win. Butler has won three of four in the lifetime series with Dayton.

Football team downs rival Flyers

The Butler football team upended rival Dayton 21-11 Saturday afternoon behind 159 yards and two touchdowns from running back Trae Heeter. The Bulldogs (3-2 overall) remained undefeated at 2-0 in Pioneer League play. Butler has won three of four in the series with Dayton. “From day one I was here, I always knew we’d be

Volleyball: Atlantic 10 run starts slow

The volleyball team was the first squad to represent Butler in the Atlantic 10 Conference when they faced Dayton last Friday. The Bulldogs (10-6, 0-2) lost three sets to one. Despite the loss, several players thought the match was a great experience. “I thought we really came out to play,” sophomore Kelly Kyle said. “(Dayton)

Heeter has career day

Butler junior running back Trae Heeter had a career-high 204 rushing yards to lead the Bulldogs to a 35-14 victory against Campbell in their Pioneer League opener. Butler (2-2, 1-0) avenged last season’s 38-23 loss against the Camels (1-3, 0-1). “Campbell got to us last year, and they beat us pretty bad,” Heeter said. “So

Women’s tennis picks up four wins, momentum

The Butler women’s tennis team will enter its Saturday match on a five-match winning streak after capturing four wins in five days. Two of those wins were against schools the Bulldogs (5-3) had never defeated before. Xavier (4-6) was one of those foes, and the Musketeers fell 5-2 on Feb. 23. “This match definitely means

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