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  • Ault’s perfect score leads Week 3 at trap league

    Ault’s perfect score leads Week 3 at trap league0

    Jeff Ault was the lone perfect shooter during Week 3 of the Butte Trap Club’s fall league Thursday night. Ault broke all 50 targets, to edge Jake Taverna by one shot to top the individual standings. Justin Lerum and Mike McLaughlin each broke 48 targets. Bill Daly’s 47 marked the top wobble score. Arc Electric

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  • Spartans sweep Bulldogs in volleyball opener

    Spartans sweep Bulldogs in volleyball opener1

    MISSOULA — Elsa Godwin led the way with 13 kills Tuesday night as Missoula Sentinel swept Butte High in a non-conference volleyball match. The match was the season opener for the Bulldogs. Sentinel won 25-9, 25-20, 25-12. Senior Abby Dodge smacked five kills to lead the Bulldogs, who were out killed 38-14. Dodge also notched

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  • Digger Scholarship Scramble set for Sept. 16

    Digger Scholarship Scramble set for Sept. 160

    Montana Tech Athletics and the Digger Athletic Association host the inaugural Digger Scholarship Scramble Sept. 16 at the Butte Country Club. All of the proceeds from the event support scholarships for Montana Tech’s student-athletes. All four-person teams tee off at noon with a shotgun start. The cost is $150 per player or $600 for a

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  • Tourney, Tech Foundation donate to Backpack Program

    Tourney, Tech Foundation donate to Backpack Program0

    The Montana Tech Foundation joined forces with sponsors and teams from the Big Sky Volleyball Challenge to help the local community. Teams in the Mining City for the Montana Tech-hosted volleyball tournament donated money along with sponsors to the Butte Food Bank’s Backpack Program. Those funds were matched by the Montana Tech Foundation to increase

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  • Western’s Sam Rutherford named Frontier POW

    Western’s Sam Rutherford named Frontier POW0

    Montana Western senior running back Sam Rutherford was named the Frontier Conference Offensive Player of the Week Monday. Rutherford, a product of Centerville High School, rushed for 169 yards and three touchdowns in No. 25 Montana Western’s 29-13 win over No. 21 Dickinson State Saturday night in Miles City. Rutherford, who did his damage on

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  • Montana Tech trio sweeps Frontier awards again

    Montana Tech trio sweeps Frontier awards again0

    For the second week in a row, Montana Tech volleyball players Sabrina Hopcroft, Bailie Cornter and Makenzie Bauck swept the Frontier Conference volleyball Player of the Week awards. Hopcroft once again took home Defender of the Week, while Cortner again won Attacker of the Week and Bauck won Setter of the Week, the league announced

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  • Road race calendar

    Road race calendar0

    The second Mariah’s Challenge Half Marathon and 5K will be held in September 18 in Butte. Both races are tentatively scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. at Copper Canyon Harley Davidson. Race registration is $75 for the half marathon and $20 for the 5K ($10 for kids) which includes a T-shirt featuring a poem written

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  • Dawgs ground Blue Hawks, Rocky wins at Northern

    Dawgs ground Blue Hawks, Rocky wins at Northern0

    A pair of new Frontier Conference head coaches picked up victories Saturday as the college football season goet underway in Montana. Montana Western met Dickinson State in Miles City and started the second Ryan Nourse era with a 29-13 non-conference win over the Blue Hawks. Rocky Mountain College, meanwhile, went with brand-new head coach Jason

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  • Maroon volleyball raises expectations in Whitefish

    Maroon volleyball raises expectations in Whitefish0

    WHITEFISH — Butte Central’s volleyball team opened some eyes with some strong play at the Northwest vs. Southwest Tip-Off volleyball tournament. Count BC coach Becky Hancock among the impressed after BC went 6-4 in two days of pool play before falling in a tough, three-game seeding match with Columbia Falls on Saturday. “These girls made

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  • Butte High girls drop a pair at Great Falls Jamobree

    Butte High girls drop a pair at Great Falls Jamobree0

    GREAT FALLS — Coach Kevin Petritz described Saturday as a “rough day” as the Butte High girls’ soccer team dropped a pair of games at the Great Falls Jamboree. Butte High fell 5-1 to Missoula Big Sky before dropping a 4-0 decision to Missoula Hellgate. Both games were 60-minutes. Lexi Kautzman scored Butte High’s lone

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  • Bulldog boys start season on high note in Great Falls

    Bulldog boys start season on high note in Great Falls0

    GREAT FALLS — The 2016 season began on a bright note for the Butte High boys’ soccer team Saturday at the Great Falls Jamboree. The Bulldogs beat Missoula Big Sky 2-1 before falling 4-0 to defending Class AA state champion Missoula Hellgate. “We started the season with a win,” Butte High coach Eric Zahler said.

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  • Tech spikers close tourney with thrilling victory

    Tech spikers close tourney with thrilling victory0

    By Bruce Sayler Montana Tech star middle blocker Bailie Cortner was so caught up the moment, the heat of the competition that she didn’t even remember scoring the last point on a block as the Orediggers outlasted Corban in a college women’s volleyball match Saturday. The scores were 25-12, 12-25, 25-22, 13-25, 15-13 as Montana

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