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Football team drops playoff opener

All fall sports are officially done at Butler after the football team dropped its Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoff opener 31-0 against Tennessee State Saturday at the Butler Bowl. It was the first playoff game in school history for the Bulldogs (9-4). The Bulldogs were also the first team to represent the Pioneer Football

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

New football schedule released with hope of bid

The Butler football team will play a 12-game schedule in the fall with a new goal in place. As a member of the Pioneer Football League, a non-scholarship conference, the Bulldogs have never had the chance to make the playoffs. Beginning this season, the PFL champion will be awarded an automatic bid for the first

Football marches to 4-0 in Pioneer Football League

The Butler football team hung on for a 17-14 win against the Marist Red Foxes for its fourth straight win, keeping their Pioneer League record unblemished. The Bulldogs (5-2 overall) are 4-0 in the league for the first time since the 2009 season, in which they won the PFL championship. Marist fell to 2-4 overall

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

Football falls on road at Dartmouth

The Butler Football team got off to a slow start and couldn’t recover Saturday night, losing to Ivy League school Dartmouth 35-7. The Bulldogs’ (1-2) lone touchdown came on a 5-yard pass from quarterback Matt Lancaster to Derek O’Connor with under 7:00 in the first half. The Mean Green answered with 19 seconds remaining to