Butte High and Butte Central’s athletic teams will host scrimmages next week, and both schools will host barbecues for their athletes, parents, families and fans.
With Butte High’s football team opening the season on Thursday, Aug. 24, the Bulldogs are moving their annual Purple and White games to next Thursday. The practice games and race will run in conjunction with the annual Butte Athletic Council barbecue, which begins at 5 p.m.
Action kicks off with the cross country race at 3:30 p.m. Runners will finish inside Naranche Stadium.
The varsity vs. junior varsity volleyball match will take place at 5:30 p.m. inside the Richardson Gym. Subvarsity matches begin at 3:30.
The girls’ soccer team will scrimmage at 4:30 p.m. at Naranche Stadium. The boys will follow at 6. The night will conclude with the Purple and White football game at 7.
Yearly Butte Athletic Club memberships will be available for $125.
Butte Central’s Maroon and White football and volleyball scrimmages will be held on Saturday, Aug. 19 at the Maroon Activities Center and Toger Oaas Maroon Field.
The volleyball scrimmage will begin at 9:30 a.m. The football practice game starts at 10:30 am.
A barbecue will follow the football game.