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  • Miners miss out on state

    Miners miss out on state0

    The Butte Miners season is over. Butte missed out on the Class AA state tournament, Miners coach Jeff LeProwse said late Saturday night. The state tournament begins Wednesday in Missoula. LeProwse said the Miners finished in a three-way tie for the eighth and final spot in state with Bozeman and Great Falls. Bozeman won the

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  • Porch hangs on to win first State Amateur title

    Porch hangs on to win first State Amateur title0

    LAUREL — Ryan Porch claimed his first state championship Saturday. The Kalispell golfer fired a 1-over-par 73 in the final round of the 99th Montana State Men’s Amateur Championship at the Laurel Golf Club to complete the wire-to-wire victory. Porch, a senior on the University of Idaho golf team, shot 68 and 66 over the

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  • Miners swept in Kalispell, need some help

    Miners swept in Kalispell, need some help0

    KALISPELL — The Butte Miners closed the regular season with two losses to the Kalispell Lakers Saturday. The Lakers won the opener of the twin bill 3-0 before completing the sweep with an 11-1 victory. The second game was called by the 10-run rule after five innings. The Miners can still make the state tournament,

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  • McQueen Club volleyball schedule

    McQueen Club volleyball schedule0

    Following is the McQueen Athletic Club summer volleyball schedule for the week of July 25. WOMEN Monday 6:10 p.m. — McQueen AC vs. Rough Necks 6:50 p.m. — Butte Broadcasting vs. Dirty Half Dozen 7:30 p.m. — Lightem Up vs. Mixed Nuts 8:10 p.m. — Septic Tanks vs. Scared Hitless 8:50 p.m. — Clever Beaches

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  • Kalispell’s Porch on verge of State Am title

    Kalispell’s Porch on verge of State Am title0

    LAUREL — Kalispell golfer Ryan Porch is on the doorstep of his first state title. The University of Idaho senior who has posted consecutive runner-up finishes, followed Thursday’s 68 with a 6-under-par 66 Friday at the Laurel Golf Club to take command at the 99th Montana State Amateur Golf Championship. Porch, a Kalispell Glacier graduate

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  • Tennis players claim city championships

    Tennis players claim city championships0

    The Butte City Tennis Tournament concluded Thursday night at Stodden Park with familiar names taking home championships. Jennie Reilly and Joan McNabb defended their city title in the women’s doubles competition. The back-to-back duo defeated Julie Brandon and Dwanna Landry in a tough battle in the championship match. Reilly and McNabb won 6-4, 4-6, 7-6

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  • Anaconda’s Stetzner 1 back after first day at State Am

    Anaconda’s Stetzner 1 back after first day at State Am0

    LAUREL — Anaconda golfer Caleb Stetzner fired a 3-under-par 69 Thursday at the Laurel Golf Club and is one shot out of the lead at the Montana Men’s State Amateur. Stetzner, a product of the South West Montana Junior Golf Tour, shot a 35 on the front nine and a 34 on the back for

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  • Miners pick up key split with Royals in Billings

    Miners pick up key split with Royals in Billings0

    BILLINGS — The Butte Miners salvaged a split with the Billings Royals Thursday, effectively keeping their hopes of playing in next week’s Class AA state tournament alive. The Miners rebounded from a 2-0 loss to win the nightcap 5-3. Butte will close the regular season Saturday with a doubleheader against the Lakers in Kalispell. Miners

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  • Evel Knievel Days fights Friday night at the Original

    Evel Knievel Days fights Friday night at the Original0

    An Evel Knievel Days fight card has been set for Friday night at the Original mine yard. The card will feature 12 fights, with boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts bouts on tap. Butte’s Wes Ogan will take on Bozeman’s Shea O’Neill in the main event. Admission is free, though 10-seat tables can be purchased

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  • Burgman/Boyle Classic set for Aug. 10 at Civic Center

    Burgman/Boyle Classic set for Aug. 10 at Civic Center0

    One year to the day after the tragic deaths of Casey Boyle and Kyle Burgman, the two Butte men will be honored by something they both loved so much. A basketball game. The inaugural Burgman/Boyle Alumni Classic will be held Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Butte Civic Center. Tipoff is at 6 p.m., and admission

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  • Royals roll past Miners in series opener

    Royals roll past Miners in series opener0

    BILLINGS — The Billings Royals used a nine-run fourth inning to put the game out of reach in a 13-1 win over the Butte Miners Wednesday night. The game was the opener of a three-game set that is critical to the Miners. The teams will play a doubleheader on Thursday. Cody Frenk struck out six

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  • Williams, Joyce, Prigge deliver wins at Fairmont

    Williams, Joyce, Prigge deliver wins at Fairmont0

    GREGSON — Butte golfers Lexi Williams, Tricia Joyce and Ella Prigge picked up victories at the Fairmont Invitational Wednesday at the Fairmont Hot Springs course. The tournament was the sixth stop on the South West Montana Junior Golf Tour. (Results) Joyce, playing solo in the Inbee Park Division for girls 14-15, posted the low girls’

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  • Tech’s Dawes nominated for Good Works Award

    Tech’s Dawes nominated for Good Works Award0

    Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced 165 nominees for the 2016 AFCA Good Works Team. Montana Tech’s Levi Dawes is among the group nominated for one of the most coveted off-field honors in college football. The award was established in 1992 to recognize a select group of college football players

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  • Oredigger football season tickets on sale now

    Oredigger football season tickets on sale now0

    Season tickets for the upcoming Montana Tech football season are on sale. The Orediggers host five conference home games this fall. The home opener for last season’s Frontier Conference Champions is Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. when the Orediggers host Montana State Northern. New this year for the home opener is a themed game referred

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  • Junior tour heads to crunch time at Fairmont Invite

    Junior tour heads to crunch time at Fairmont Invite0

    The Southwest Montana Junior Golf Tour will make its sixth stop Wednesday at the Fairmont Invitational. Play begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at the Fairmont Hot Springs Course in Gregson. Several divisions feature tight races atop the tour standings. The battle between Butte’s Alexis Williams and Helena’s Wes Nehl in the Lydia Ko

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