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  • Naranche Stadium readies for state title game

    Naranche Stadium readies for state title game0

    The last time Naranche Stadium hosted the Class AA State championship football game, a crowd estimated of 8,000 packed the Uptown Butte facility. Butte High will play Bozeman for all the marbles at 7 p.m. Friday, and Butte High has a lot of work to do to get the stadium ready. Butte High Activities Director

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  • Copper City Queens ready to take on ‘Everybody’

    Copper City Queens ready to take on ‘Everybody’0

    You’ve seen the T-shirts and hoodies that say “Butte vs. Everybody.” Now, the Copper City Queens roller derby team is ready to take that slogan to the next level when the Queens host the “Fowl Play Roller Derby” Saturday, Nov. 30 at the Butte Civic Center. The Queens are calling the bout “Queens vs. Everybody.”

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  • KC winter league set to begin Dec. 2

    KC winter league set to begin Dec. 20

    The Knights of Columbus four-man winter basketball league will begin play on Monday Dec. 2. Teams will play twice a week Monday through Thursday at the Felix Madrazo Gym, with games running on the hour from 6 to 10 p.m. The season run for 10 weeks and will be followed by a double-loss tournament. Cost

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  • No need to worry about the great Tommy Mellott

    No need to worry about the great Tommy Mellott4

    Margie Fogarty was a nervous wreck as she sat, bundled up in the front row at Naranche Stadium. She almost shuddered at the noise of the stadium as the Butte High football team was introduced before its semifinal playoff game against Billings West. The deafening sound certainly was not easing her nerves as kickoff approached.

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  • Montana Tech men upset Grizzlies in Missoula

    Montana Tech men upset Grizzlies in Missoula0

    MISSOULA — The Orediggers shocked the state Monday night. Sindou Diallo scored 24 points, and Taylor England buried a long 3-pointer late as the Montana Tech men’s basketball team upset the University of Montana 74-72 in Dahlberg Arena. The exhibition win, which does not count in standings, marks the first time the Orediggers beat the

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  • Silver B’s set to honor Bulldog football lettermen

    Silver B’s set to honor Bulldog football lettermen0

    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 2019 Butte High School football team Wednesday, Dec. 4 at the Clarion Inn Copper King. Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the dinner

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  • Western’s Jon Jund named Frontier Offensive POW

    Western’s Jon Jund named Frontier Offensive POW0

    WHITEFISH — Jon Jund closed the football season on a high note. The Montana Western quarterback was named the Frontier Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The 5-foot-11, 200-pound sophomore from Spring Creek, Nevada, passed for 383 yards and five touchdowns in Western’s 69-29 win over Southern Oregon Saturday in Dillon.

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  • Montana Tech rakes in Frontier volleyball honors

    Montana Tech rakes in Frontier volleyball honors0

    WHITEFISH — Six Montana Tech players received honor today as Frontier Conference Commissioner Kent Paulson announced the 2019 Frontier Conference All-Conference Volleyball team, the All-Freshman team, individual award winners as well as each team’s NAIA Champions of Character recipient. The Orediggers joined regular-season co-champion University of Providence by placing three players on the first team.

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  • Strizic, Reopelle, Burton receive postseason honors

    Strizic, Reopelle, Burton receive postseason honors0

    The Southwestern A All-Conference and All-Stat selections were released to the media today, and three Butte Central players made the grade. Senior Cassidy Strizic led the way, taking home first-team all-conference and All-State honors. Reopelle, a junior, took home second-team all-conference honors, while classmate Sophia Burton received an all-conference honorable mention. Hannah Martin of Corvallis

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  • Champions crowned at Rock League

    Champions crowned at Rock League0

    The fourth season of the Rock 3 on 3 Youth Basketball league closed with tournament play Sunday at the Maroon Activities Center. Each division crowned a league champion and a bracket champion. The league championship consisted of a tournament of the top teams in the regular season. The bracket champions were crowned from tournaments for

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  • Oredigger volleyball team gets call to Nationals

    Oredigger volleyball team gets call to Nationals0

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Orediggers are heading to the dance. The NAIA officially announced the teams and opening-round pairings for the 2019 NAIA Volleyball National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa, and the Orediggers made the cut of one of the top 19 seeds. That means the Orediggers do not have to play an opening-round

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  • Championship game tickets go on sale Tuesday

    Championship game tickets go on sale Tuesday0

    Tickets for Friday’s Class AA state championship football game between Butte High and Bozeman will go on sale Tuesday at the Butte Civic Center. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. at Naranche Stadium and can be heard live on KBOW (550 AM, 101.5 FM or online). Tickets will be sold at the Civic Center

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  • ‘Mining City Harriers’ represent at Boise meet

    ‘Mining City Harriers’ represent at Boise meet0

    BOISE, Idaho — Butte High’s cross country team sent 17 runners to compete in the NXR Northwest Regional Championships Saturday. Running under the name “Mining City Harriers,” the Butte runners posted strong times. Butte sent 12 boys and five girls to the race that saw 1,224 boys and 737 girls finish. (Results) Butte High senior

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  • Americans edge Cobras

    Americans edge Cobras0

    GREAT FALLS — A Jake Hayes goal midway through the second period held up as the game-winner Saturday night, and the Great Falls Americans beat the Butte Cobras 3-2 in a Frontier Division game. (Stats) Kellen Harris and Levi Mese also scored goals for Great Falls, which led 1-0 after the first period. Ty Stovin

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  • Argos top Orediggers for Frontier crown

    Argos top Orediggers for Frontier crown0

    GREAT FALLS — Montana Tech’s six-match winning streak came to an end Saturday night with a three-set loss to the University of Providence in the Frontier Conference tournament championship game at the McLaughlin Center. Jensyn Turner tallied 15 kills, and Kelsey Shaver added 11 as the No. 19 Argos beat the No. 17 Orediggers 33-31,

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