Considered one of the best in school history, the 1969 Aviators finished the season 9-1-0, losing only to West Milton in a 21-20 heartbreaker for the SWBL title. Loaded with talent, Coach Jack Hollon considered this team to be his crown jewel saying, "This is the best team I've ever coached."
The spirited group missed a perfect 10-0 season by the slimmest of margins, dropping a critical game to Milton-Union by a score of 21-20. Butler finished ranked #8 out of 81 teams in the Dayton Journal Herald Southwestern Ohio poll.
The Aviators brought a well balanced attack, led by several players who played both sides of the ball. The offense averaged 32-points a game while the defense only allowed a staggering 9.5 points a game. Defensively Butler recorded a record breaking 21 interceptions, six of which were hauled in by senior Mike Severt.