Campus News · Sports

Butler track and field off to hot start under first year coach

Adrian Holguin Student Sports Media Butler track is off to an extremely hot start, led by first year Head Coach Greg Franklin, with the Butler men currently ranked fifth and the women ranked 12th in the NJCAA. In an previous interview with Butler athletics, Franklin said it is very exciting for his team to be… Continue reading Butler track and field off to hot start under first year coach

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

Campus News · Sports

*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