Tag Archives: Steve Farley

Student-athletes tread cautiously on social media

BEN SIECK | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Social media can connect people and spread information from across the globe. But it can also come with dangers and pitfalls. Butler’s athletic teams—from the coaches to the student-athletes—know those drawbacks all too well. For the typical Butler student, posting something regrettable through Facebook, Twitter or any other social

Former Bulldog dons Yankee pinstripes

BY KYLE BEERY | ASSISTANT SPORTS EDITOR Radley Haddad is trying to join the likes of Pat Neshek and Dan Johnson as former Butler University baseball players to play in Major League Baseball. Haddad, a 2013 Butler graduate and Carmel native, is beginning offseason workouts after finishing his first season as a catcher with the New

From diapers to the diamond

Last year, the brothers, from Miami, Fla., started playing baseball together for the first time since Marcos’ sophomore year of high school. “We had a great year that year, and we both played very well,” Lucas said. “We went deep into the playoffs, and we were like, ‘Man, if we can do this again for

Baseball: Byerly nominated for award

Butler senior pitcher Chase Byerly is in the running for the Lowes’ Senior CLASS Award. The award is an acronym for “Celebrating Loyalty and Achievement for Staying in School.” Candidates must be NCAA Division I seniors and qualify in the four C’s: community, classroom, character and competition. Byerly is one of 30 finalists. He is

Baseball: Bulldogs sweep VCU in A-10 opener

The Butler baseball team opened its first and only season in the Atlantic 10 Conference with a sweep of VCU. The Bulldogs (11-10, 3-0 A-10) won their first A-10 game on Friday 6-4.  On Saturday, Butler won the first game of a double-header 4-3 and the second game 7-4, completing a sweep of the Rams

Baseball, softball teams begin seasons in warmer climes

Unlike baseball and softball teams down south, Butler’s squads do not have the luxury of being outside year-round. Instead, they are confined to the Butler Bubble for the majority of the offseason and the beginning of their regular seasons. “I like to compare it to coach Stevens having to practice on a golf course and

Conference change creates new rivals

Butler University athletics will face a change in competition following its the early departure from the Horizon League for the Atlantic 10 Conference. They also expect to rise to the occasion. Administrators said they feel that Butler teams will still be top competitors in the A-10, as they were in the Horizon League for many

Baseball: Byerly breaks records with different style

Switching positions in sports is not always the easiest thing to do. An individual switching the way he or she plays a sport is even more difficult. Butler junior pitcher Chase Byerly has done the latter for the baseball team this season by changing his throwing motion. During Byerly’s freshman season, Butler coach Steve Farley