VANDALIA — Butler High School boys basketball coach DJ Wyrick has been named the Southwest District Coach of the Year. The honor was voted on by a media panel from across the district.
VANDALIA — The Butler Aviators capped off perhaps its best winter sports season in school history last week with Drew Sacks winning the school’s first individual champion in bowling.
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KENTON — The last two weekends have brought success for Butler students Hayden Edgell and Kelsi Hoops at renowned powerlifting competitions.
CINCINNATI — A shorthanded Princeton Vikings team gave Wayne all it could handle, but in the end, fell to the Warriors by a score of 56-49.
DAYTON — The Wayne Warriors opened their District final contest at UD Arena against the Oak Hills Highlanders at a blistering pace and cruised to a 68-54 win to advance to the regional semifinals.
COLUMBUS — Butler Aviator Drew Sacks used a three-game series of 690 (265-211-214) to become the Division I boys individual state champion on Friday. Earning the state runner-up award was Bellefontaine senior Daniel Weikart, who finished with a 679 (236-210-233).
VANDALIA — Butler girls basketball standout Willow Knight has earned All-Southwest District recognition. Knight, a senior guard, received honorable mention after averaging 12.4 points, 4.7 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game for the Aviators. During her senior season, Butler was 15-9 overall and placed second in the GWOC North with an 11-4 record. The Aviators also won their first post-season game since 2013 with a 49-45 win over Edgewood.