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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?

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International student discusses volleyball, pandemic struggles

Carlie Pracht Managing Editor Bulgaria is the home of mountains, valleys, beaches and is well known for its roses that are exported as rose oil for perfume companies around the world. Bulgaria, specifically the Capital, Sofia, is also the home to sophomore international student Yoana Tsaneva.  Tsaneva attended high school at the International School Uwekind… Continue reading International student discusses volleyball, pandemic struggles

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Lechtenberg leads volleyball in successful first season

Ross Cole Student Sports Media The Butler Grizzlies volleyball team has had a roller coaster season so far, but have managed to stay above .500 as they hit the downhill slide of their 2019 season. First year Head Coach Lisa Lechtenberg has gained good relationships with her new players and has led her team to… Continue reading Lechtenberg leads volleyball in successful first season

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Athletic Scholarships: Helpful or hurtful?

Sasha Hull Lantern Staff Comparing activity scholarships shines a light into the busy lives of the students who proudly represent Butler. From theatre to football, students on scholarship work hard to maintain their grades, social lives and keep up with the duties of their scholarships. Sophomore Claudia Hess is on scholarship with the volleyball team… Continue reading Athletic Scholarships: Helpful or hurtful?

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Volleyball closes season after loss in Region XI Tournament

Marissa Ramirez & Madison Marx Student Sports Media The Butler Women’s volleyball closed the season out with a 3-1 loss against Barton Community College on Tuesday, Oct. 30. They fell short in four sets, (25-22, Barton), (25-22, Butler), (27-25, Barton), (25-9, Barton). Sophomore outside hitter Nia Bishop had 12 kills for the game followed by… Continue reading Volleyball closes season after loss in Region XI Tournament

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Volleyball ends regular season on a four game losing skid

Marissa Ramirez & Madison Marx Student Sports Media The women’s volleyball team headed to Barton Community College for their last game of the regular season. They came up short to Barton in four sets (25-18, Barton), (27-25, Butler), (25-23, Barton) and (25-14, Barton). Butler finished the regular season 15-14 overall and 8-8 in the Jayhawk… Continue reading Volleyball ends regular season on a four game losing skid

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Volleyball riding three-game winning streak

Marissa Ramirez Student Sports Media Wednesday, Oct. 10, the Butler volleyball team took on Pratt in a thrilling five set match win against the Beavers (25-23, Pratt), (25,18, Butler), (25,19, Pratt), (25-20, Butler), (15-7, Butler). “[This] was not our best performance, but we still finished with a win. Sophomore outside hitter Nia Bishop said, “We… Continue reading Volleyball riding three-game winning streak

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Volleyball hits slump, still holds winning record

Madison Marx & Marissa Ramirez Student Sports Media Butler volleyball hosted Seward County on Wednesday, Sept. 25 at home. The Grizzlies fell to the Saints in three sets, (25-13, Seward), (25-13, Seward), (25-19, Seward). Butler put up a great defensive effort against Seward with their hustle and blocks. All the Butler volleyball players contributed greatly… Continue reading Volleyball hits slump, still holds winning record