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Butler’s Ingersoll continues hot hitting for Lady Blues

The Lady Blues, an 18U team softball travel team made up of area players, finished 10th out of 88 teams in the Georgia Fire Dynamites Tournament in Columbia last week. Butler’s Chelsea Ingersoll hit over .400 of the tournament playing catcher and third base. In the final day of competition the team played back to back games from 8:30 am to 10:30 pm. Ingersoll went 2-3 with a double and an RBI in the win of the evening over a team from Alexander Central area. Ingersoll’s dad, Mike, estimated there were 25 college scouts at the tournament.

Ingersoll got a bit of revenge when the Lady Blues beat the travel team from Alexander Central. Many of the players on that team play for the AC high school team that stopped Butler’s two-year win streak last season, and then knocked the Lady Bulldogs out of the state tournament. […]

By |June 24th, 2009|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments

Butler finishes third in 4A Wachovia Cup standings

Butler placed third in the final Wachovia Cup standings at 372.5 points. The Bulldogs had top spring finishes including third in women’s outdoor track and a tie for third in women’s soccer.  The Wachovia Cup award, sponsored by Wachovia, a Wells Fargo Company, and the NCHSAA, recognizes the high schools that achieve the best overall interscholastic athletic performances within each of the state’s four competitive classifications. The Wachovia Cup program has concluded its 30th year. […]

By |June 24th, 2009|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments

ESPN ranks Butler’s Cierra Burdick top of her class

Cierra Burdick, who might just be the best basketball talent in Mecklenburg County since Antawn Jamison, ranks near the top of ESPN Hoopgurlz Terrific 25 list of the 2011 class. Burdick is currently playing for the national 16U team and is the only North Carolina player in ESPN’s top 25.

By |June 22nd, 2009|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments

Matthews releases statement on Mint Hill high school boundaries

The Town of Matthews released a statement today in support of CMS’s Tuesday vote to postpone the decision on the boundaries for the new Mint Hill high school.

“We have been hearing from people that the plans were never on the CMS Web site and there had not been an opportunity to fully discuss the impacts […]

By |June 12th, 2009|Butler High School, Independence High School, Schools|14 Comments