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Swimming defeats old conference foe

The Butler swim team defeated Valparaiso 103-89 on Saturday afternoon. “I think the meet went pretty well, we finished the meet stronger than we have in the past,” freshman Allie Dvorchak said. “I was impressed on how our ladies performed with getting the win,” coach Maurice Stewart said. Stewart was especially impressed with how the

Baseball: Team loses three close games

The Butler baseball team put together one of its best strings of pitching so far this season. But Valparaiso threw even better and came away with a three-game series sweep over the weekend. On Sunday, the Bulldogs (19-21, 7-11) saw the Crusaders (18-20, 12-6) tally two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to

Women’s tennis: Team goes 1-1 over weekend

The Butler women’s tennis team split a pair of Horizon League matches over the weekend, topping Valparaiso and falling to Illinois-Chicago. The Flames (9-3, 2-0) won eight of nine matches en route to a 7-0 victory over the Bulldogs (4-11, 1-1) on Sunday. Sophomores Stephanie McLoughlin and Gabrielle Rubenstein led the team in the loss,

Men’s tennis: Team wins first two league games

The Butler men’s tennis team had its most successful stretch of the season, winning two conference matches. The Bulldogs (3-13, 2-0) won 5-2 at Illinois-Chicago 5-2 on Sunday. Despite being swept in doubles play, Butler managed to claim victories all six singles match against the Flames (2-11, 0-2). Freshman Austin Woldmoe led the Bulldogs with

Baseball: Bulldogs fare well at home

The Butler baseball team had little time to rest during the school’s spring break, as the Bulldogs (10-10, 2-1) took on four different teams in nine games. Butler fared well overall, going 7-3 during the stretch. The Bulldogs’ most recent activity was a three-game series against conference foe Valparaiso that concluded Sunday afternoon. Butler captured

Men’s basketball: Streak broken, Stevens looks to future

For the first time in six years, the Butler men’s basketball team will not appear in the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship tournament. Needing to win the Horizon League tournament for an automatic bid, the Bulldogs instead were knocked out by a 65-46 loss to Valparaiso in the semifinals Saturday night. The Bulldogs (20-14)

Men’s basketball: Match-up against Wright State awaits

The Butler men’s basketball team knows it will be playing Wright State in the opening round of the Horizon League tournament on Tuesday. The Bulldogs (17-13, 11-7) are likely aware that they will need to get off to a better start against the Raiders (13-18, 7-11) than they did against Valparaiso on Friday. “I really

Men’s basketball: Men rout Flames on Senior Night

Butler senior forward Garrett Butcher made two free throws with 3:35 remaining in last night’s game against Illinois-Chicago. On the Bulldogs’ next possession Butcher made a long jump shot. On the ensuing Flames’ possession, senior guard Ronald Nored stole the ball and went the length of the floor for a score. Coach Brad Stevens then

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

OVERTIME: Basketball does not define Butler

The magic of Butler University exists on and off the court, and that is why this school is special. I did not find out about Butler, nor did I apply here, because of basketball fame.  The university sent me a letter, and my mother pushed me to look into the school. I fell in love

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