Mark Schulte to speak at BC event

Mark Schulte, a member of the Butte Sports Hall of Fame, will be a featured speaker at the 100th anniversary celebration of Butte Central athletics this July.

Schulte, a 1974 graduate at Butte Central, was an all-around athlete competing in football, basketball and track for the Maroons. His best sport was football. Schulte was a three-year starting quarterback for Butte Central from 1971-73.  He led the Maroons to three straight Class A state championships.

Schulte was a starting quarterback in 28 straight varsity games and never lost a game he started at Butte Central. Schulte was inducted into the Butte Sports Hall of Fame in 1999.

Tickets for the 100th anniversary banquet celebration of Butte Central athletics are now available at the Central Foundation office. The centennial celebration of Butte Central athletics will begin on Tuesday, July 15 with a social at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The general public is welcome to this no-host event.

The next morning, the annual McArthur-O’Brien golf tournament will be held at Fairmont Hot Springs. The event starts at 9 a.m. and has a tournament-limit for 120 golfers.

On Wednesday night, July 16 Butte Central will hold a banquet at the Maroon Activities Center. The event begins with a cocktail hour at 5:30 p.m. The banquet will honor student-athletes from every generation over the past 100 years.

Tickets can be purchased at the Butte Central Foundation office by calling 723-6706 or emailing The office will also take reservations to participate in the golf tournament.



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