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Hinkle facelift underway

Hinkle Fieldhouse is in the midst of receiving another major facelift that will modernize and help preserve the landmark venue, according to athletics department administrators. Butler President James Danko announced in May the university’s Board of Trustees approved the $34-million renovation for the fieldhouse. Funding for the project comes from the Campaign for Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Women’s basketball: young Bulldog team prepares for season

The women’s basketball season is about to tip off for Butler, and although the team will still be playing in Hinkle Fieldhouse, the Bulldogs will no longer be playing in the Horizon League. The team finished with 13 victories against 17 losses in its final season in the Horizon League. This year, Butler will look

Looking ahead: Teams face additions, subtractions

As the spring sports season begins to wind down, many teams are already beginning to prepare for their next season. The football team had its annual blue and white scrimmage, the men’s soccer team had its spring exhibition matches, and five teams have announced additions to their rosters for next year. Let’s take a look

Women’s basketball: Team grabs two league contests

The Butler women’s basketball team scored a 51-48 home victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. The game was quite a reversal for the Bulldogs (12-13, 8-6), who fell to the Flames (16-10, 9-6) 77-42 on Jan. 19. With the victory, Butler has now won five of its last six games. “For me, I think the game

Women’s basketball: Squad wins third straight contest

The Butler women’s basketball team got back on track after a six-game losing streak early in the season. The Bulldogs (10-12, 6-5) came out of an Ohio road trip with two more Horizon League victories after topping Cleveland State and Youngstown State. Against the Penguins (10-12, 4-7) of Youngstown State on Saturday, a 3-point basket

Women’s basketball: Hamm leads team to split

The Butler women’s basketball team ended the week on a high note after beating Milwaukee (6-13, 2-7) 76-63 at home on Saturday. According to Butler coach Beth Couture, working hard for rebounds and assists was crucial for the Bulldogs (8-12, 4-5). Butler ended the game with 40 rebounds to Milwaukee’s 19. “I think we were

Women’s basketball: Bulldogs grab first road victory in Loyola

The Butler women’s basketball team ended its two-game Chicago trip with a 60-57 Horizon League win over Loyola of Chicago on Saturday. For the Bulldogs (7-11, 3-4), the victory was their first on the road this season. “We have played some away games that were pretty close and could have gone any way,” coach Beth

Long term injuries take toll

College athletes begin their seasons with high hopes for success, but for a few, their hopes are crushed by athletic injuries. While injuries don’t affect an overwhelming number of Butler student-athletes, a few cannot escape the inevitable. Ryan Galloy, head athletic trainer, said he sees some season-ending injuries but not a lot of career-ending injuries

BASKETBALL ISSUE | Location, Location, Location: While packed arenas may offer excitement, most players said there’s no place like their home hardwood and the din of Hinkle Fieldhouse

by Allie Qualls Seats, scoreboard, court, two basketball goals: all of these are essential parts of any college basketball arena. Of course some arenas have extra perks, such as special effects lighting and jumbotrons, but most players would say it is not the arena’s amenities that make it their favorite place to play. For Butler