Bulldogs beat East Meck, remain perfect

On a rainy and cold Friday night, it was a duo of Bulldog sophomores who helped Butler come back for a 20-10 win. Quarterback Christian LeMay  and running back/defensive lineman Jawaun Edwards made several key plays in the second half to lift the Bulldogs (8-0) past the Eagles (7-1). Continue reading

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In this week’s Mint Hill Times…

It’s the middle of October, and the temperature is still 84 degrees. What’s up with that?

[singlepic=230,220,140,,right]This week in The Mint Hill Times:

  • Tim Long reports Town Manager Brian Welch asked town staff to cut unnecessary spending to help deal with the economic situation.
  • Adam Houston reports the Board of Commissioners approved a permit for construction of a three-story office building behind Wendy’s at Mint Hill Pavilion.
  • Leslie Southerland talks about her friend spotting tennis star Andy Roddick and girlfriend Brooklyn Decker at Target in Matthews.
  • Adam Houston reports former Butler football star Kenneth Moore signed with the Carolina Panthers.
  • Garden columnist Joyce Lavene encouraged everyone to plant a tree to save heating and cooling costs.
  • Tim Long and Adam Houston reported on last Friday’s football action and previewed this week’s games. Butler faces East Meck at 7 pm Friday at Butler, and Independence travels to Providence at 7 pm Friday.
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CMS to grow next year

School started two months ago in Mint Hill and Mecklenburg County, but it’s never too early to start discussing next year. Charlotte-Mecklneburg Schools already expects more students next year, and the system released today 2009-2010 magnet enrollment information and nonmagnet enrollment changes for next school year.

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Meet the Butler O-line–they like to hit.

Head Coach Mike Newsome said this season’s offensive line is the best he’s seen at Butler since he’s been coaching. How does O-Line measure itself?

“If we don’t play good, the team doesn’t score. If we play good, the team scores,” said senior Tyler Kell.

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Bulldogs blank Mustangs

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Head Coach Mike Newsome said several times in the past few weeks he believes this is the best defense he’s had at Butler. Friday night, the Bulldogs backed up Newsome’s statements by shutting out Myers Park 31-0. Safety Nate Charest had two interceptions and senior Jacob Davis added another as the Bulldogs moved to 7-0 for the season.

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