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Football: Team clinches share of PFL title

Butler will play for sole possession of the Pioneer Football League title on Saturday in Des Moines. The title, which Butler already owns a share of is the Bulldogs’ first since 2009, marking a big turnaround over the past two seasons. Redshirt junior quarterback Matt Lancaster’s outstretched arms were the difference-maker Saturday as Butler completed

Football: team moves into sole possession of first place

The Butler football team used running back Trae Heeter’s career high 231 rushing yards and two touchdowns to beat Davidson 31-20 on Saturday and remain undefeated in Pioneer League play. “The win was good, because they’ve always given us trouble,” Butler head coach Jeff Voris said. “They play hard, and especially at their place, they’re

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

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

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

Football: Bulldogs outfoxed by Marist

Three different Butler quarterbacks hit the turf in front of a crowd of more than 4,000 at the Butler Bowl Saturday, but their combined efforts were no match for Marist senior quarterback Tommy Reilly. Reilly’s 283 passing yards and two touchdowns led the Red Foxes (3-5, 2-3) to a 28-10 win over the Bulldogs (4-4,

Football: Fighting Camels trample Bulldogs

Even with senior quarterback Andrew Huck throwing a career-high 381 yards, the Butler football team was not able to stop the running game of Pioneer Football League foe Campbell, dropping Saturday’s game 38-23. “In any game, you’re going to get your ups and downs, and that’s kind of how our game went,” freshman cornerback  Jimmy

Football: Drake halts Butler offense

Despite a stone-wall defense in the second half and a record-breaking performance by senior wide receiver Zach Watkins, the Butler football team fell to Drake 24-14 in a battle of the Bulldogs on Saturday. The Bulldogs from Drake (3-1, 1-0) managed to find the end zone first, despite a sack by Butler senior defensive lineman