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Butler football honored by MaxPreps for national ranking

Photos by Tim Long, The Mint Hill Times

Butler High School football was honored Thursday for finishing No. 35 nationally for the 2010 season. The announcement was made by MaxPreps, a California-based company that ranks more than 15,000 high school varsity football teams.
Butler extended its consecutive game win streak to 31 with a 44-0 win over Wake Forest-Rolesville on Dec. 11, 2010 to win its second straight North Carolina 4AA state championship. Butler is one of 50 schools being honored on the sixth annual MaxPreps Tour of Champions presented by the Army National Guard. Butler was a part of last season’s tour when the Bulldogs were ranked eighth nationally.
“To be honored once (last year) was a great thrill and now to be honored two years in a row is unbelievable. This says a lot about our players and community to be ranked on a national level,” said Butler head football coach Mike Newsome, who completed his ninth season. […]

By |January 28th, 2011|Butler High School, Sports|4 Comments

Butler Basketball to play at Time Warner Arena

The Butler Bulldogs will compete against Winston-Salem Reynolds High School on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Time Warner Cable Arena in Uptown Charlotte.  The Bobcats will host the New Orleans Hornets at 7:00 pm on Saturday.  Several Bobcat players and Chris Paul of the Hornets are scheduled to attend the high school game.

A ticket purchased […]

By |January 14th, 2011|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments

LeMay will get one last shot playing on high school level

Former Butler quarterback Christian LeMay will play in the Offense-Defense All-American Bowl this week in Myrtle Beach. While the game is not as big as other high school all star games, it still pulls from some of the best players in the country.By now, most know about the plight of LeMay. Suspended from school […]

By |December 27th, 2010|Butler High School, Sports|0 Comments

Butler’s Kris Frost could be great on offense or defense

By |December 21st, 2010|Butler High School, Sports|1 Comment