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  • Advantage Butte plans for party, competitions

    Advantage Butte plans for party, competitions0

    By Bruce Sayler Butte Central Catholic High School entered preliminary requests for help in funding championship sporting events in one of the business items tended to at the November meeting of Advantage Butte held Tuesday at the Butte Plaza Inn. The Maroons have been as the hosts for the February 1-2 Western A Divisional wrestling

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  • Peoples’ five threes leads Orediggers to easy win

    Peoples’ five threes leads Orediggers to easy win0

    PABLO — Montana Tech sophomore Mollie Peoples had her best game as an Oredigger Tuesday night. The Butte Central product hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 17 points to lead the Orediggers to an 81-37 non-conference win over Salish Kootenai College. The victory lifted the Orediggers to 8-1 on the season. Fellow sophomore Mesa

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  • BC’s Clay Fisher named Class A All-State

    BC’s Clay Fisher named Class A All-State0

    The Class A all-conference and All-State selections were released to the media today, and 10 players from Butte Central received honor. Senior Clay Fisher led the way, taking home an All-State nod at running back. He was the lone member of the Maroons to make the All-State team. The other nine took home all-conference honors.

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  • Shirley Povich showed us how it should be done

    Shirley Povich showed us how it should be done0

    Sadly, we now live in a time when reporters are afraid to ask tough questions because they might lose their press credentials. Too many reporters skate around the tough questions so they will not be signaled out and sent to their rooms. If you don’t report how the institution likes, then you might not get

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  • Day to Day Schedule

    Day to Day Schedule0

    Tuesday, Nov. 20 Women’s college basketball — Montana Tech at Salish Kootenai College (in Pablo), 5:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23 Men’s college basketball — Montana Tech vs. Northwest University in Helena, 5:30 p.m.; Montana Western vs. Eastern Oregon (in Caldwell, Idaho), 5 p.m. Hockey — Butte Cobras at Bozeman, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24 Men’s

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  • Butte High Silver B’s set to honor 2018 Bulldogs Dec. 5

    Butte High Silver B’s set to honor 2018 Bulldogs Dec. 50

    The Butte High Silver B’s, an organization of Mining City men who earned a varsity letter while playing football for Butte High School 25 years ago or more, will honor the 2018 Butte High School football team on Wednesday, Dec. 5 at the Clarion Inn Copper King. Doors will open at 6 p.m.,  and the

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  • Players of the Week

    Players of the Week0

    Men’s basketball: Match Burnham, Carroll College Burnahm is a 6-foot-8 senior forward from Spangle, Washington. On the road, the Saints downed William Jessup (Calif.) 86-75. Burnham scored 21 points with two rebounds and two steals. He was 14 of 16 (88 percent) from the free throw line. Also nominated and listed in alphabetical order: Justin

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  • Mining City FC traveling deadline is Dec. 30

    Mining City FC traveling deadline is Dec. 300

    It is time to register for Mining City FC 2019 traveling spring soccer. The deadline to register is Dec. 30. Players who will be 10 to 18 years old in 2019 are eligible to play traveling soccer. Practice will begin in March, and games will be Saturdays starting in April and running through the middle of

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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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  • Butte Sports Hall of Fame now accepting nominations

    Butte Sports Hall of Fame now accepting nominations0

    The Butte Sports Hall of Fame is now accepting nominations for the Class of 2019. Nominations can be made online by clicking here. They can also be submitted by filling out a paper nomination form. Forms will be available at Butte Broadcasting (KBOW, KOPR, Magic) at 660 Dewey Blvd. They can also be downloaded at

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  • Fast start pushes Icedogs past Butte Cobras

    Fast start pushes Icedogs past Butte Cobras0

    Bozeman jumped out to a 4-1 first-period lead, and the Icedogs skated past the Butte Cobras for an 8-3 win Saturday night at the Butte Community Ice Center. (Stats) Nash Pine, Isaac Smoldon and Connor Fuchs each scored a pair of goals to lead Bozeman, which outshot the Cobras 68-35. Hayden Groth and Brock Finn

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  • Oredigger women edge Whitman in overtime

    Oredigger women edge Whitman in overtime0

    SPOKANE, Wash. — Montana Tech is heading home from the Whitworth Classic on a roll. Mesa Williams scored 30 points, and fellow sophomore Mollie Peoples sank buzzer-beating jumper at the end of overtime as the Orediggers beat Whitman College 89-87 Saturday night at Whitworth Fieldhouse. (Stats) Tech outscored Whitman 7-5 in overtime to run its

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  • Dittman, Diggers rebound to take down Multnomah

    Dittman, Diggers rebound to take down Multnomah0

    CALDWELL, Idaho — Junior transfer Blake Dittman had his best game as an Oredigger Saturday night at the College of Idaho Classic. Dittman poured in 28 points to lead four Montana Tech players in double figures, and the Orediggers knocked off Multnomah University 97-81. (Stats) The win came one night after Tech fell to host

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  • Titans defend 8-man title on Naranche Stadium turf

    Titans defend 8-man title on Naranche Stadium turf0

    By Bruce Sayler Punctuation, it was. Flint Creek had made its statement and it was a sentence begun 24 games ago on Montana’s Class C high school football, eight-man flavor, turfs. The Titans were state champs, again. Jaxon Lee’s 60-yard romp on the last real play of the 2018 title tilt played Saturday at Butte’s

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  • Elks Hoop Shoot results

    Elks Hoop Shoot results0

    The Butte Elks Hoop Shoot Lodge competition was held Saturday at the Maroon Activity Center. Forty-eight shooters competed after advancing from their school competition. Winners advance to the District Contest on January 5 in Dillon. Results follow: Boys 8-9 1. Miles Choquette, Hillcrest 18/25 2. Keenan McAurthur, Whittier 15/25 3. Cohen Stajcar, Central 13/25 4.

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