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  • It’s crunch time for BC as Western A Divisional opens

    It’s crunch time for BC as Western A Divisional opens0

    The Butte Central Maroons hit the road hoping to book an engagement in their home town. Wednesday marks the opening of the Western A Divisional boys’ and girls’ basketball tournaments at the Dale Berry Court in Hamilton, and both teams will be in action on the first day. Brackets The Maroons will need to place

  • Defending champs pull away from Bulldog girls

    Defending champs pull away from Bulldog girls0

    BOZEMAN — The defending Class AA state champion Bozeman Hawks pulled away from the Butte High girls’ basketball team in the second half Tuesday night, and the Hawks beat the Bulldogs 64-33. Bozeman outscored Butte High 39-15 to break open a game that was 25-18 at halftime, and the Hawks completed the season sweep of

  • Butte High boys take Hawks to the limit

    Butte High boys take Hawks to the limit0

    By Bruce Sayler Butte High won on the boards, but not on the scoreboard, which produces the only stat that really matters to competitors like players and coaches. Top-ranked Bozeman escaped the Butte Civic Center with a 42-38 Eastern AA Conference boys’ basketball win over Butte HIgh in a tough Tuesday night. The Bulldogs were

  • Butte 100 gear-up spices Advantage Butte reports0

    By Bruce Sayler The internationally recognized Butte 100 mountain bike spectacular “just keeps getting bigger and better,” Advantage Butte president Rody Holman, of PayneWest Insurance, remarked after a report Tuesday. Gina Evans, Butte 100 director, gave her update in the February meeting of Advantage Butte, held at the Butte Plaza Inn. “Matt Butterfield and Jamie

  • Tuesday’s Hot Ticket: Bulldogs at Civic Center

    Tuesday’s Hot Ticket: Bulldogs at Civic Center0

    Prep boys’ basketball Bozeman at Butte High, 7:30 p.m. The Butte Civic Center will set the scene as the Bulldogs (9-9 overall, 4-6 conference) take on the Hawks (15-3, 8-2). The game is the regular-season home finale for the surging Bulldogs, who are still holding onto hopes of hosting an Eastern AA playoff game. Butte

  • Tough calls made for latest Hall of Fame class

    Tough calls made for latest Hall of Fame class0

    The first time I met Fraser MacDonald, I was scared to death. He was the notoriously tough dean of boys and Butte High School. I didn’t go to Butte High until my junior year, but I had heard of the legend of the dean long before then. I never skipped school at Butte High, which

  • Faupel, Robinson capture Frontier Conference honors

    Faupel, Robinson capture Frontier Conference honors0

    Montana State University-Northern senior Natalee Faupel and Montana Western junior Dom Robinson were named the Frontier Conference Basketball Players of the Week, the league announced today. Faupel is a 5-foot-10 guard who graduated from Butte High in 2013. She helped MSU-Northern win a pair of road games over the weekend. The Skylights downed (RV) Carroll

  • Butte Sports Hall of Fame calls class of 2017

    Butte Sports Hall of Fame calls class of 20170

    The Butte Sports Hall of Fame will celebrate its 30th anniversary this June by inducting 10 individuals and four teams. The 2017 class was unveiled Monday during a news conference at the Butte Civic Center. Individuals joining the Hall of Fame will be Randy Street, Eric Dunmire, Anna Fabatz, Jamie (Wolstein) Toivonen, Mark Johnston, Rick

  • Cobras douse Blaze to complete series sweep

    Cobras douse Blaze to complete series sweep0

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Petr Panacek registered a hat trick Sunday afternoon, and the Butte Cobras completed a three-game sweep of the Bellingham Blaze with a 9-1 WSHL victory. Stats Jacob Rudloff, Chance Aquino, Daniel Armstrong, Joel Johnson, Jan Marcilis and Augusts Veidenbaums added goals in the victory as the Cobras improved to 26-17-2. Veidenbaums, Marcilis

  • Central boys, girls open Divisional on Wednesday

    Central boys, girls open Divisional on Wednesday0

    The Butte Central boys’ and girls’ basketball teams open the Western A Divisional tournaments Wednesday in Hamilton. The Maroons finished the regular season with the No. 2 seed in the Western AA on both sides. On the girls’ side, the defending Class A state champion Maroons play at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday against Polson. The Pirates

  • Wilson powers to sixth in Japan dual moguls

    Wilson powers to sixth in Japan dual moguls0

    From SENBOKU CITY, Japan  – The United States Ski Team moguls squad made the final day of competition at Tazawako Ski Resort a memorable one with two athletes on the dual moguls podium and the men’s team continuing a strong weekend showing. Jaelin Kauf of Alta, Wyoming, skied to her first-career World Cup win,

  • Youth wrestlers invade Civic Center for Cyclops

    Youth wrestlers invade Civic Center for Cyclops0

    The Butte Civic Center was once again the center of the wrestling universe this weekend. More than 800 wrestlers competed in the annual Cyclops Wrestling Tournament on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday’s action saw the younger wrestlers, pewee through intermediate, compete on the opening day. Four of the 12 mats were also dedicated to the East

  • KC basketball schedule

    KC basketball schedule0

    Following is the Knights of Columbus Athletic Club’s four-man basketball schedule for the week of Feb. 20. This week is the first week of the Spring League. Additional teams can sign up at the bar or by calling Dan Boyle at 565-7947. Monday 6 p.m. — MPP vs. Airballers 7 p.m. — Oasis vs. Team

  • Butte Cobras win again

    Butte Cobras win again0

    BELLINGHAM, Wash. — The Butte Cobras continued their hot streak Saturday night, skating to a 5-3 WSHL victory over the Bellingham Blaze. Stats Five Butte players scored goals, and the Cobras jumped out to a 4-0 lead before holding on to win for the 20th time in 24 games. Earl Webb and Vaclav Beran scored

  • Saturday’s prep scores

    Saturday’s prep scores0

    Boys Basketball Billings Senior 64, Laurel 59, 2OT Browning 69, Havre 62 Butte 46, Billings Skyview 45 Dillon 63, Corvallis 26 Glendive 48, Miles City 40 Great Falls 63, Billings West 58, OT Great Falls Russell 67, Bozeman 62 Helena 48, Helena Capital 47 Kalispell Flathead 57, Missoula Big Sky 40 Lewistown (Fergus) 49, Livingston

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