Kevin Johnston

  • Butler men's soccer

    Butler downs DePaul, snaps 2-game skid

    INDIANAPOLIS — A losing streak isn’t something the Butler men’s soccer team is accustomed to, nor particularly fond of. After suffering two consecutive road defeats at Georgetown and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, the Bulldogs decided enough was enough. Butler returned to Big East play Saturday evening at the Sellick...
  • Hispanic Heritage Night

    ‘Campeones de la Comunidad’ planned for Eleven’s Hispanic Heritage Night

    INDIANAPOLIS — All the details of the Indy Eleven’s third-annual Hispanic Heritage Night on Oct. 14 — when the club hosts Miami FC — are set, the team announced Monday. “Indy Eleven is proud to continue fostering our relationship with the Hispanic community in Indianapolis,” Eleven community relations manager...
  • Elena Gutlove

    Bulldogs quell Red Storm behind Elena Gutlove’s strong showing

    INDIANAPOLIS — With just one goal and one assist on the season entering Sunday’s match against St. John’s, Butler attacker Elena Gutlove’s stats weren’t quite doing her stellar play justice. The right-sided forward has done many influential things to spark the Bulldogs offense, but for whatever reason it hasn’t...
  • Vukovic

    Vukovic’s defense reason for Eleven lineup change

    INDIANAPOLIS — Known more for his offensive qualities than his actual defending, Indy Eleven left back Nemanja Vukovic has proven a very useful weapon darting up the left flank in his two seasons with the club. His numbers speak for themselves. But as Indy slumped in the NASL fall...
  • U.S. Soccer

    U.S. Soccer board member accused of sleeping by Commisso identified

    Last week, during the NASL’s conference call regarding its antitrust lawsuit against the USSF, New York Cosmos owner and NASL chairman Rocco Commisso accused a member of U.S. Soccer’s Board of Directors of falling asleep while he was making his presentation. Donna Shalala was the board member Commisso referred...
  • Tony Meola

    Tony Meola on pro/rel: ‘Build a better mousetrap’

    Some argue it’s necessary for the U.S. to achieve its full soccer potential. Others think Major League Soccer might not even be where it’s at in a different model. Whatever your stance is on the issue of promotion and relegation, it remains perhaps the most divisive topic in American...
  • Hannah Luedtke

    Bulldogs chop down Sycamores with 6th-straight clean sheet

    INDIANAPOLIS — This whole clean sheet thing has become a habit for the Butler women’s soccer team. Co-head coaches Tari St. John and Rob Alman aren’t complaining. Fresh off winning some impressive accolades, Butler goalkeeper Hannah Luedtke continued her dominance in net in the team’s 1-0 win over Indiana...
  • Ersal Ozdemir

    Indy Eleven owner Ersal Ozdemir emotionally addressed team Tuesday

    INDIANAPOLIS — Rarely the type to meddle in on-field affairs, Indy Eleven owner Ersal Ozdemir decided to step out of his comfort zone to try something he doesn’t typically do. His team needed it. With Indy reeling at the bottom of the NASL fall table, Ozdemir visited the training...
  • Joel Harvey Butler vs Evansville

    Butler’s Braden Van Allen gets 1st start in win over hometown team

    INDIANAPOLIS — Taking the pitch for the first time as a member of the starting 11 can sometimes feel as unnerving as it is exhilarating. Toss in some extra emotional appeal, and it’s the recipe for a highly stressful situation. Making his first start for the Butler Bulldogs against...
  • Butler vs. Western Michigan

    Broncos tame Bulldogs with balanced effort

    INDIANAPOLIS — A ranked team and an undefeated team met Friday; the No. 21 Butler Bulldogs hosted the Western Michigan Broncos at the Sellick Bowl. The unbeaten side remained so at the final whistle, while the ranked team likely played its way out of the top 25 in next...
  • Butler women's soccer

    Upperclass CDM pairing leads Butler to win

    INDIANAPOLIS — A double binary star system exists when two stars orbit around the same center of mass. Sounds a bit like a successful central defensive midfield tandem, doesn’t it? That’s precisely the luxury the Butler women’s soccer team has circling the middle of the pitch this season. Senior...
  • Dawgs down Falcons

    Dawgs down Falcons in home opener

    INDIANAPOLIS — Selected as a member of the Preseason All-Big East Team, Butler attacker Paige Monaghan’s exceptional offensive abilities were no secret entering 2017. So what’s different this season? The junior is now excelling in a slightly different role, proving that she’s a complete player on both sides of...