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  • Diggers ready to celebrate Hall of Fame class

    Diggers ready to celebrate Hall of Fame class0

    Montana Tech Athletics will celebrate the Digger Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2018 this weekend. Digger Athletics inducts five new individuals along with three teams into the Hall of Fame. The Orediggers host the induction ceremony Friday at the Butte Country Club. The class of 2018 is Sherman Vernon, Jim Patelis, Steve Housler, Nolan

  • Bulldogs spike Bison

    Bulldogs spike Bison0

    GREAT FALLS — The Butte High volleyball team racked up another victory Tuesday night. This time, the Bulldogs made it look easy. The Bulldogs went on the road to sweep Great Falls High 27-25, 25-20, 25-13 in an Eastern AA match. Kira Mortensen tallied nine kills and seven blocks to lead the Bulldogs attack. MaKenna

  • Advantage Butte hears glowing Ridge Waters report

    Advantage Butte hears glowing Ridge Waters report0

    By Bruce Sayler Taxpayers may realize an unexpected reward tied to the success of the Ridge Waters outdoor swimming pool and water park’s first summer of operation. Butte-Silver Bow Parks and Recreation director J.P. Gallagher said Tuesday during the Advantage Butte September meeting that financials surpassed projections, meaning the tax approved for this year’s maintenance

  • Montana Tech volleyball moves up to No. 20

    Montana Tech volleyball moves up to No. 200

    Montana Tech’s volleyball team jumped three spots to No. 20 in the latest Coaches’ Top 25 Poll that was released today. The move comes after the Orediggers went 2-0 to open the Frontier Conference season last week. Tech beat the University of Providence-Great Falls in four sets at the Butte Civic Center on Thursday. Tech

  • Respond to negative comment with an invitation

    Respond to negative comment with an invitation0

    Butte High football coach Arie Grey has great advice for responding to negative comments on blogs, Facebook, Twitter or anywhere else on the internet. “Type out your response,” Grey once said. “Then highlight it all and delete it.” The best response to nasty comments is, for the most part, no response at all. Hardly any

  • AA Volleyball Power Poll

    AA Volleyball Power Poll0

    Here are the results of the weekly AA Montana Volleyball Coaches Poll. The ratings are based upon 5 points for each first place vote, 4 points for second place vote, etc. First places votes as of Sept. 17 are in parentheses, followed by the total points. Billings Senior (6)         48 points Helena

  • Tuesday’s Hot Ticket: Bulldog volleyball

    Tuesday’s Hot Ticket: Bulldog volleyball0

    Prep volleyball Butte High at Great Falls High, 7 p.m. The Bulldogs hit the road looking for their third win in four matches. Butte High takes a 1-3 Eastern AA record into the match. The Bulldogs are 5-10 overall after taking 14-3 Billings Senior to five sets Saturday in Butte. Great Falls is 1-1 and

  • Western sweeps Frontier football awards

    Western sweeps Frontier football awards0

    WHITEFISH — Players from Montana Western swept the Frontier Conference football Player of the Week awards, the league announced today. Quarterback Jon Jund took home the Offensive Player of the Week honor, while Jason Ferris was named Defensive Player of the Week. Kicker Mark Kharchenko received the special teams award. The honors come two days

  • Little Guy Football Week 2

    Little Guy Football Week 20

    Following are the game round ups from Week 2 of the Mining City Little Guy Football League. All games are played Thursday evening or Saturday morning on the George Paul Fields at Copper Mountain Park. Harrington Pepsi Seahawks 34, Glacier Bank Bengals 26 Karson Pomnea had a total of four touchdowns on offense and special

  • Tech’s Hopcroft takes home Frontier Conference honor

    Tech’s Hopcroft takes home Frontier Conference honor0

    WHITEFISH — Montana Tech’s Sabrina Hopcroft was named the Frontier Conference Defender of the Week, the league announced today. No. 23 Montana Tech (10-6, 2-0) started the Frontier Conference season 2-0 with victories over the University of Providence and Montana State Northern. Hopcroft, a 5-foot-7 junior libero from Florence, averaged six digs per set. She

  • Diggers drop one in poll, Dawgs ranked No. 22

    Diggers drop one in poll, Dawgs ranked No. 220

    On a day when Montana Tech fell one spot in the NAIA Top 25 Coaches Poll, the Montana Western Bulldogs received some recognition for their 3-0 start. The Orediggers fell from No. 23 to No. 24 in the latest poll released Monday. The drop comes two days after the Orediggers fell 44-12 at No. 3

  • Joyce adds to win total

    Joyce adds to win total0

    Butte Central senior golfer Tricia Joyce is still perfect on the season. On Saturday, Joyce fired an 80 to win the Hamilton Invitational at the Hamilton Golf Club. The tournament featured all the teams that will play in next weekend’s Western A Divisional tournament in Libby. Joyce has won all six medal play tournaments the

  • KC basketball schedule

    KC basketball schedule0

    Following is the Knights of Columbus Athletic Club’s four-man basketball schedule for the week of Sept. 17. Teams can still sign up for the league. Sign up at the bar or by calling Dan Boyle at 565-7947. The price has been reduced to $125 per team. Monday 7 p.m. — Oasis vs. BC Boys 8

  • Arc leads trap league

    Arc leads trap league0

    Arc Electric tops the team standings through five weeks at the Butte Trap Club’s Fall League. Arc sits at 937. Federal Better Homes Org. is second at 906, followed by Baker auto at 986. Bill Daly and Dan Radamacher led the field in the long-yardage shooting during Week 5. Both broke 45 out of 50

  • Diggers spike Skylights

    Diggers spike Skylights0

    HAVRE — Montana Tech completed a 2-0 Frontier Conference volleyball weekend with a three-game sweep of MSU-Northern Saturday night. The Orediggers won the Match 25-20, 25-19 and 25-16. (Stats) Heather Thompson tallied 12 kills to lead the Orediggers, who outkilled the Lights 38-24. Masha Korol added eight kills, while Karina Mickelson spiked seven. Sabrina Hopcroft


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