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Football: Bulldogs fall short to Dartmouth

ADAM WINAY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler football team is 2-2 going into Pioneer Football League play after losing to Dartmouth, 30-23 last weekend. Butler will travel to Jacksonville University this Saturday for the PFL opener. Butler’s defense struggled in all four non-conference games, giving up an average of 460.75 yards per game. The Bulldogs

Football: Bulldogs cruise in home opener

BY ADAM WINAY | STAFF REPORTER Butler football will play its next game at No. 13 Division III Franklin College after winning last weekend’s home opener against Wittenburg, 49-24. The Bulldogs go to Franklin after the Grizzlies lost to top-ranked, Division III Mount Union, 30-27. “We are going to play a team with much more confidence

Defense of Pioneer League title looms

BY ADAM WINAY | STAFF SPORTS REPORTER Butler football players and coaches are preparing for another run at the Pioneer Football League championship. The Bulldogs started full-time training camp a few weeks ago. Last season, Butler finished with an overall record of 8-3 and went 7-1 in conference play. The Bulldogs shared the PFL championship with

$14,738,745 and no one’s talking about where it’s going

Butler University’s athletics department is on “an island of its own.” The budget is a mystery to the public. No one from the athletics department will discuss information about this year’s budget, and officials in other departments say they don’t know much either. Butler athletics has the right to keep budget information private since the

Football: Team uses spring game for development

The Butler football team is playing the waiting game. With 19 weeks remaining until they open their season at South Dakota State, the Bulldogs played their annual Blue and White spring game Saturday. Quarterback Matt Lancaster, who will be a senior in the fall, was in prime form. He completed three of four passes on

Butler first full-time SID still leads program

Jim McGrath wanted to be a pharmacist. Butler University’s sports information director of 31 years never intended to become involved in the sports information field. A 1971 graduate of Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., McGrath considered attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison, among others, to study pharmacy. “When I got to Augustana, I found out

Transfers make big impact in first season

The Butler volleyball and football teams have experienced great success this year, thanks in part to contributions from three transfer athletes. Volleyball players Morgan Peterson and Erica Stahl and quarterback Matt Lancaster have helped lead their teams to conference tournament berths and a share of the conference title, respectively. MORGAN PETERSON Peterson, a transfer from