Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Clubs team up for breast cancer awareness effort Friday.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Instead of sporting the typical blue and gold clothing Bulldogs fans are normally seen in at Butler High School football games, two school groups will be encouraging a "Pink Out" Friday. Fans will be asked to wear as much pink clothing as possible as the Bulldogs take the football field against Hopatcong High School. The "Pink Out" is being sponsored by Butler High School's DECA business club and student support group, "The Dawg Pound." The groups are teaming up with the Susan G. Komen Foundation in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and will be collecting donations at the gate to benefit the foundation. Students already began collecting donations at the high school leading up to the game, with more than $200 raised for the cause. The …
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A look at the varsity football schedule for the 2012-13 season.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Butler High School Bulldogs kicked off the varsity football season last week with a win against North Warren High School, 35-7, according to the Daily Record. The Daily Record reported starter Kirc Burgamento, a returning player who suffered a knee injury last year, scored two touchdowns in the game. There's much more football ahead this season. Here's a look at who the Bulldogs will be playing and when: * Indicates home games You can share your experiences at the games or photos of the players with your community on Tri-Boro Patch! Start a blog here to keep everyone informed of scores and special moments or simply upload your photos to our Tri-Boro photo gallery here.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
A list of nearby activities for you and your family.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The Bulldogs are hitting the mats this weekend as they host a wrestling tri-meet at Butler High School. They will be facing Dover and Cedar Grove (see details below). Sports are not your thing? We've got plenty more events for you to check out in this week's Get Out. Here's what's happening: Butler High School Wrestling Tri-Meet When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at Butler High School. Why Go: To cheer on the Bulldogs as they face Cedar Grove and Dover. Cost: Free Ancient Ireland Storytelling When/Where: Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Kinnelon Public Library. Why Go: Because the official name of this event is "The Shannachie of Glendunbunn Ballybegg: David Maccaffrey" and that is just an unbelieveable tongue-twister. Also, to listen to embellished…
Friday, December 16, 2011
With a good core of seniors, Bulldogs seek a chance in the post-season.
As the weather gets colder, the Bulter High School varsity teams move indoors for competition. Tri-Boro Patch will be previewing teams as they prepare to compete this season. Here's a look at the Butler High School girls basketball team: OVERVIEW The Bulldogs had a tough season in 2011 and are looking to take advantage of a good senior class to improve on their 7-16 season. KEEP YOUR EYE ON Maja Sekulovska, junior guard - Sekulovksa is a scoring threat and a solid defender. THEY WILL MISS Kim Lapenta - Last season's starting point guard, Lapenta will be sorely missed from the line up. She is not playing in college. Kelly Taggart - Taggart averaged 15 points per game last year and her scoring will be hard to replace. She is not playing in …
Six of the Bulldogs have played together for over 10 years.
The winds are blowing and the temperatures are dropping and the Butler High School varsity teams are preparing for the 2012 seasons. Tri-Boro Patch will be previewing the local teams. Here's a look at the Butler High School boys basketball team. OVERVIEW The Bulldogs bring a great deal of experience and a good chemistry to this year's team, with six members of the squad playing together for over 10 years. This season, the coaching staff welcomed former Pope John player and coach Brandon Mefford to the bench as assistant varsity coach. Mefford also played at Muhlenburg College and worked in the front office of the Pheonix Suns. Butler is hosting the Bulldog Holiday Bash for the third year and looks to improve on their second place finishes…
Thursday, November 3, 2011
Superintendent said Pompton Lakes AD requested game be moved to their field.
Butler has a plan and they're sticking to it when it comes to picking a location for the Butler vs. Pompton Lakes rivalry football game scheduled for Nov. 23. While Superintendent Mario Cardinale discussed the school district's concerns about safety with 2,500 fans anticipated to attend the game at the Butler Board of Education's Oct. 20 meeting, at the board's Oct. 27 meeting, Cardinale said the two schools' athletic directors had discussed moving the game to Pompton Lakes as there may be more seating available. Cardinale said Bulldogs fans can reach up to 1,000 to 1,200 per game. For more than a month, Butler has been planning for the event and has been in contact with the Butler Police Department about patrols for the game. "We’re …
Friday, October 21, 2011
Game could have up to 2,500 fans in attendance, says superintendent.
Butler Public Schools is looking to take measures to ensure the smooth operation of its Thanksgiving Eve. football showdown against rival Pompton Lakes. According to district superintendent Mario Cardinale, the district anticipates as many as 2,500 fans at the game, with plenty from both schools. On average, the Bulldogs (6-0) usually see anywhere between 1,000 to 1,200 patrons per game. In light of this, the district is in talks with local police forces—as well as key administrators in the Pompton Lakes School District—to ensure that proper measures are taken well in advance in regards to safety and health factors surrounding the game. “We’re looking at a number of things to where the game and safety or health or traffic concerns are the …
Hip, hip hooray for hometown pride.
Sometimes we forget how much there is to be proud of where we live. There's lots of great things all around us. Some disagree, but in case you needed a local pride boost, today we are bringing you five ways to show pride in the tri-boro. You can show pride in many ways by supporting something local or cheering on local athletic teams or just taking the time to appreciate what we have here. Here are five ways to show you are proud this week:
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Bulldogs start season 5-0, face Mountain Lakes on Saturday.
The Butler High School football team has started the 2011 season 5-0. Graduating 13 starters from the 2010 team, Bulter's re-building year doesn't look much like one. Coach Jim Matsakis attributes much the the team's success to the senior leadership on his squad and a lot of hard work. One of the leaders is senior Mike Tenned. Tenned has 69 carries for 851 yards averaging 12 yards a carry and 170 yards per game. He also has 18 receptions for 250 yards on the season. Add 22 tackles and Tenned shows he knows what it means to lead his team by example. Another weapon in the offense is wide receiver Matt Paczolt who has added 20 catches for 239 this year with a 12-yard per catch average. The Bulldogs face undefeated Mountain Lakes Saturday…
Friday, October 7, 2011
Become a part of Tri-Boro Patch's coverage of sports events and more by submitting your photos.
We at Tri-Boro Patch like to think we can be anywhere and everywhere at any time of the day. Unfortunately, we can't. We still try to get to as much in the community as possible, but even when we do make it to your son or daughter's high school play or the homecoming football game, there is no guarantee we will snap exactly the shot you are hoping to see and upload it to our photo gallery. Actually, there is one guarantee. If you haven't noticed yet, Tri-Boro Patch is much more than a news website. It is a community and like the communities we cover, it relies on more than just one person to stand. As such, we rely on you, the readers, to help us share more of what the community wants by providing us with your own photos to help supplement…