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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

Football: Butler wins home opener

BY ADAM WINAY | STAFF REPORTER The Butler football team won its home opener tonight against Division III Wittenberg, 49-24. Butler bounced back with a strong performance tonight after last week’s tough season opener against South Dakota State. Unlike last week, Butler came out of the locker room ready to score. Butler senior running back Trae

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

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

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

Football: Dominates rival Valparaiso

The Butler football team remained undefeated in Pioneer League play as they defeated rival Valparaiso 56-17. The Bulldogs (4-2, 3-0) were led by quarterback Matt Lancaster’s 246 yards and three touchdowns, as he played only the first half. Lancaster finished the first half with a 41-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver JT Mesch to give

Football: Bulldogs move to 2-0 in conference play

Butler will play for a trophy next Saturday after upending rival Dayton 21-11 Saturday afternoon. Junior running back Trae Heeter led the Bulldogs with 159 rushing yards and two touchdowns. The Bulldogs (3-2, 2-0) remain undefeated in Pioneer League play with the win. Butler has won three of four in the lifetime series with Dayton.

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