Montana Tech football unveils 2020 schedule

Montana Tech’s football program announced its 2020 schedule today.

The Orediggers take the field in La Grande, Oregon against Eastern Oregon on Aug. 29 to open the season. The home opening Copper Game features rival Carroll College on Bob Green Field at Alumni Coliseum. (Complete schedule)

After an early week off, the Orediggers host Rocky Mountain College on Sept. 19. The game is part of Hall of Fame Weekend with the 2020 Oredigger Hall of Fame Class inducted on Friday night. The Battlin’ Bears play host to the Orediggers on Halloween in Billings.

Tech travels to Dillon for the first of two games against Montana Western on Sept. 26. The Bulldogs will be in the Mining City for the final home game of the season on Nov. 7 and Senior Day.

The Homecoming opponent for 2020 is Montana State University-Northern on Oct. 3. The Orediggers finish the season in Havre against the Northern Lights on Nov. 14.

The Orediggers travel to the College of Idaho on Oct. 10 and host Southern Oregon on Oct. 24.

Times of the games have not been determined.

Montana Tech will begin spring practice March 11. It will run through April 18, when the spring game is played at 10 a.m. at Alumni Coliseum. The annual Miner Ball Auction hosted by the Digger Athletics Association is on the night of April 18.

Season ticket renewals are already underway. To renew your season tickets, call 496-4105. New season tickets can be purchased starting May 4.