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Butler Wins Spot in State Championship

The Butler Bulldogs defeated Vance 44-24 on Friday to advance to the North Carolina 4AA football state championship game.  The victory brings Butler’s win streak to 30 games overall, and puts them into the state title game for the second year in a row.

Jahwan Edwards was the player of the night, scoring three touchdowns on […]

By |December 4th, 2010|Butler High School, Sports|2 Comments

Butler defense is one of the best ever in Mecklenburg County

Butler vs. Vance 7:30 at Bulldog Stadium
The Butler Bulldogs’ football team currently has a 29-game winning streak. They are the defending 4AA state champions, and are in the driver’s seat to repeat this season. While the Bulldogs have been putting up big point totals lately, it’s the tone the defensive unit sets each game that intimidates their opponents.
“We just stay focused,” says linebacker Stephan Amoah. “We don’t take any opponent lightly, no matter what their record is.”
Showing up for games and playing hard is not the only objective for Butler’s defensive players. It takes a lot of work in practice during each week to prepare for opponents. The players must learn formations and individual assignments for each play. After three hours of practice on the field there are film sessions in order to see the opponents’ tendencies in live action. These Bulldog defenders do their homework.
“Their goal is to shut down whoever we’re playing,” Head Coach Mike Newsome says. “They take great pride dominating an opponent. Coach Shaughnessy our defensive coordinator and our defensive coaches do a tremendous job game planning each week. On top of that we have great talent on the field.” […]

By |December 3rd, 2010|Butler High School, Sports|3 Comments

This week’s Mint Hill Times: football playoffs, CLUP debate, recent house fires

Tis the season for…football in Mint Hill. Friday night, Butler will face Vance in the semi-finals of the state 4AA championship. The winner goes to Raleigh next Saturday and will play either Panther Creek or Rolesville. Mint Hill kids have won the state championship 9 of the past 11 seasons. Butler looks like it will […]

By |December 2nd, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Butler Splits Basketball Contests at Vance

The Butler girls’ basketball team improved their record to 3-0 with an 88-17 win at Vance on Tuesday.  At one point in the first quarter the Bulldogs lead 35-0.  Four Butler players finished in double figures including Jaymee Fisher-Davis, the game’

s high scorer with 22 points.

Even with the strong start, Head Coach Mark Sanders feels […]

By |December 1st, 2010|Butler High School, Sports|3 Comments

Lowes Foods robbed this morning

Lowes Foods in Brighton Park was robbed this morning as the grocery store opened. Mint Hill Police report that a black man wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, black pants and white and black shoes sat on a bench near the store until the doors were opened. The man then came into the store wearing a […]

By |December 1st, 2010|Around Town, Police|3 Comments

Mint Hill wants your input in designing survey questions for land-use planning map

About 70 people showed up last night to the Comprehensive Land Use Plan survey-planning workshop. Suggestions for survey questions will be taken until December 10 and can be emailed, faxed or brought by in person to town hall. Here are the documents that will help you in creating questions for the survey:

The 2010 Request for […]

By |December 1st, 2010|Development, Town Hall|0 Comments