Campus News · Sports

Can blood be purple?

Rachel Mallory Reporting Student College sports have been an ever-growing interest throughout the country for years. Football, specifically, brings in the crowds.  However, over the last few years at Butler Community College, the attendance numbers for these games and events have declined. Tyler Nordman, the associate athletic director at Butler, shared some ideas on how… Continue reading Can blood be purple?

Campus News · Feature · Sports

Student receives ‘Sportscaster of the Year’

Nick Butler Reporting Student        There is a prestigious award that everyone in the Butler Student Sports Media program strives for. A big competition arises between all of the students for the entire year. This award is not just for the hard work put in the classroom, but it is also the work outside that helps… Continue reading Student receives ‘Sportscaster of the Year’

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Butler Cross-Country Team prepares to head to nationals 

Morgan Alysse Black Lantern Staff El Dorado is a small town, home to Butler County Community College where many students attend from all over the world. These students have dreams and usually attend Butler with the mindset of it being a steppingstone in their path.  Sports play a significant role here at Butler, while many students are… Continue reading Butler Cross-Country Team prepares to head to nationals 

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Coffeyville submits an unsuccessful appeal in regards to playoff schedule change 

Adrian Holguin Student Sports Media The Coffeyville Red Ravens attempted to appeal the decision made by the KJCCC in regards to the playoff schedule change on Wednesday, Nov. 3, but the appeal was unsuccessful. The change took away Coffeyville’s ensuing game against Fort Scott and instead presented them with a first round match-up against the… Continue reading Coffeyville submits an unsuccessful appeal in regards to playoff schedule change 

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Radio program highlights collegiate, professional sports

Aidan Harper  Student Sports Media Are you tired of listening to the same old sports radio shows? If so, you’re in luck because the Butler County Community College Sports Media program is hosting their own radio talk show. “The Cave” started  Thursday, Aug. 26 from 3-4 p.m., according to Student Sports Media Adviser Mike Swan.… Continue reading Radio program highlights collegiate, professional sports

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*BREAKING NEWS: Butler football forfeits wins: Self-reported ineligible player

Adrian Holguin & the Butler Student Sports Media Staff Butler football, previously 6-2, is required to forfeit their six wins after it was discovered they used an ineligible player. This news reportedly came out at noon Tuesday. “We had an ineligible player that played in a considerable amount of games,” Coach Tim Schaffner said. This… Continue reading *BREAKING NEWS: Butler football forfeits wins: Self-reported ineligible player

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Butler football looks for a season of redemption

Adrian Holguin Student Sports Media Following an adversity-filled 2020 season, Butler football looks to “turn the page” in a big way and extend the program’s tradition of success. The Grizzlies are coming off of a 2020 campaign where they finished with a somewhat uncharacteristic record of 2-4, mainly because of adversity brought forth with the… Continue reading Butler football looks for a season of redemption

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Repairs underway to stadium

Jayden Stanley Reporting 2 Student According to Ireland Turner, assistant director of Facilities Management, repairs to the BG Products Veterans Stadium are 50% complete, and in nearly eight weeks, it should be completed. First reported on Monday, Feb. 22, on the Butler Sports Media Facebook page, the stadium was damaged by cold temperatures and wind… Continue reading Repairs underway to stadium