Butte sports legends get their Green Jackets

Butte sports legends get their Green Jackets
Corey Bolton gets his Green Jacket from his high school wrestling coach, Jim Street, Friday night during the Butte Sports Hall of Fame's Green Jacket Ceremony at the Maroon Activities Center. (Bill Foley photos)

The Butte Sports Class of 2022 joined its place among the Mining City immortals Friday night.

More than two dozen “Green Jackets” joined as the newest Hall of Famers received their Green Jackets at the Maroon Activities Center.

Individuals joining the Hall are the late Tony Banovich, Corey Bolton, Ron Collins Sr., Don Douglas, Deanna Dugdale, the late Hoot Gibson, Bob Given, Ray Jay Johnson, Gary Kane, Julie (Leary) Nadeau, the late Don “Lefty” Orlich, Tom Roberts, Debbie Silk and the late Ed Yeo.

Teams entering the Hall will be the 1982 Frontier Conference champion Montana Tech volleyball team, the 1983 Frontier Conference Montana Tech football team, the 1990-91 state champion Butte High wrestling team, the 1995 state champion Butte High softball team, and the 1996 state championship Butte Central-Anaconda swimming team.

The induction banquet will be held Saturday at the MAC. A social hour begins at 5:30 p.m., and dinner begins at 6. A limited number of tickets are still available at the door.



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