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  • Tech men tune up with 121-68 victory

    Tech men tune up with 121-68 victory0

    By Bill Foley As his team played its last tune up before jumping into Frontier Conference play next week, Montana Tech men’s basketball coach Adam Hiatt wanted to see one thing Tuesday night. He wanted to see the ball to through the basket. The Orediggers showed their coach just that, and they showed him over

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  • Oredigger women get back on track, rout Bison

    Oredigger women get back on track, rout Bison0

    By Bruce Sayler The last pre-conference game for the Montana Tech women’s basketball team turned into an everybody-plays party. It was the way the Orediggers’ head coach, Carly Sanon, wanted it, too. Such was especially so when it resulted in a 104-59 victory over Salish Kootenai College at the Montana Tech HPER Complex Tuesday evening.

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  • MSU’s Andersen named Freshman of the Year

    MSU’s Andersen named Freshman of the Year0

    OGDEN, Utah — The Big Sky Conference has three teams competing in postseason play, as it has announced its Football All-Conference team and individual award winners for 2017. The All-Conference teams and individual award winners were selected by the 13 league head coaches and released by the league office Tuesday. UC Davis junior wide receiver

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  • Maroons Moodry, Fisher named All-State

    Maroons Moodry, Fisher named All-State0

    Butte Central’s Ryan Moodry and Clay Fisher are All-State football players. The Class A all-conference and All-State selections were released today, and 10 Butte Central players received postseason accolades. (All-State; Southwest A; Northwest A; Central A; Eastern A) Moodry and Fisher were the only Maroons named All-State. Moodry, who earned All-State honors as a linebacker

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  • Tourney-bound Diggers living their salad days

    Tourney-bound Diggers living their salad days0

    By Bruce Sayler The salad bar seems to have become Haley Druyvestein’s hangout area this week. She could be found wandering around the produce section in grocery stores, too. She’s avoiding late nights, too. “I’m eating healthy and getting my sleep in,” the 6-foot-1 senior Montana Tech volleyball middle blocker said. “I’m not screwing this

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  • Waiting for the big football game in the sky

    Waiting for the big football game in the sky0

    For the last few years I knew the young Butte only as “Kaepernick.” I wasn’t alone in not knowing his birth name was actually Cade. Young Cade gave himself the nickname, and everyone called him that. His teachers, his classmates, his friends all went along with what had the makings of a great handle. The

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  • Tuesday’s Hot Ticket: Oredigger doubleheader

    Tuesday’s Hot Ticket: Oredigger doubleheader0

    Women’s college basketball Salish Kootenai College at Montana Tech, 5 p.m. The women open the doubleheader at the HPER Complex as the Orediggers get in one last tune up before opening Frontier Conference play next week. Tech (7-2) is looking to bounce back from two losses in a tournament over the weekend in Santa Clarita,

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  • Troy Andersen named finalist for Jerry Rice Award

    Troy Andersen named finalist for Jerry Rice Award0

    BOZEMAN — Montana State freshman Troy Andersen has been named a finalist for the Jerry Rice Award, presented by STATS Inc. to the top freshman in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision. A running back and linebacker from Dillon, Andersen is the first Bobcat named a finalist for the award. He capped a tremendous true

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  • Bob Stitt out as Montana head football coach

    Bob Stitt out as Montana head football coach0

    MISSOULA — Bob Stitt is no longer the head coach of the University of Montana football team, the league announced this afternoon. The move comes two days after Stitt’s Grizzlies fell 31-23 at Montana State. The loss meant the Grizzlies missed the playoffs “These decisions are always difficult, and I understand how this impacts many

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  • Imhoff, McDonagh receive Frontier weekly honors

    Imhoff, McDonagh receive Frontier weekly honors0

    WHITEFISH — Ryan Imhoff of Carroll College and Stephanie McDonagh of the University of Providence were named Frontier Conference Basketball Player of the Week honors, the league announced today. Imhoff was named the men’s top player, while McDonagh took home the women’s award. Imhoff, is a 6-foot-6 senior guard from Napa, California, led Carroll College

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  • Butte Central in need of speech & debate judges

    Butte Central in need of speech & debate judges0

    Butte Central High School is hosting a speech and debate meet on Saturday, Dec. 9, and the school is in need of volunteer judges for the event. No experience is necessary, and judging clinics will be held Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. and Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. at the Butte Central High School library.

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  • Oredigger volleyball team learns pool assignment

    Oredigger volleyball team learns pool assignment0

    The Montana Tech volleyball team will compete in Pool C next week at the NAIA National Tournament. The Orediggers will take on Hastings (Nebraska), Madonna (Michigan) and Embry-Riddle (Arizona) when pool play begins Tuesday, Nov. 28 at the Tyson Event Center in Sioux City, Iowa. All Montana Tech matches will be broadcast live on KBOW

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  • We want to know your college plans

    We want to know your college plans0

    At Butte Sports, we want to know where our local athletes will be playing once their high school careers come to an end. If you, a family member, a teammate or a friend signed or committed to play a sport in college, please let us know. Also, if you know of a Butte athlete or

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  • Three Big Sky football teams are playoff bound

    Three Big Sky football teams are playoff bound0

    OGDEN, Utah (November 19, 2017) – Three Big Sky teams heard their names called today when the NCAA Division I Football Championship Committee released the 24-team field. Co-Big Sky Champions Southern Utah and Weber State, along with Northern Arizona will represent the conference in postseason play. Weber State vs. Western Illinois Saturday, Nov. 25 at

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  • Southern Oregon hits road for NAIA quarterfinals

    Southern Oregon hits road for NAIA quarterfinals0

    ASHLAND, Ore. — Frontier Conference champion Southern Oregon rolled to a 55-24 win over Dickinson State in the first round of the NAIA playoffs Saturday. (Stats) Next up for the 11-0 Raiders is a road trip. Southern Oregon will play 11-0 Lindsey Wilson in Columbia, Kentucky. Lindsey Wilson beat Southeastern (Florida) 63-49 on Saturday. (Stats)

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