Butte Central Blocktober Classic, 9 a.m.
Butte Central’s varsity and Butte High’s junior varsity will be part of the 10-team tournament at the Maroon Activities Center.
In Pool A play, the host Maroons will play Livingston at 9 a.m., Browning at 10:30, Dillon at noon and Corvallis at 1:30 p.m. The Butte High JV will play at the same time in Pool B, taking on Stevensville, Columbia Falls, Hamilton and Lewistown.
Bracket play follows pool play at about 2 p.m. Click here for the schedule, bracket and to follow the tournament.
Prep cross country
Butte Central at Western A Classic in Corvallis, 2 p.m.
The Maroons will get in one final tune up before next Saturday’s state meet in Great Falls.
The race will be the first for Butte Central since the Oct. 5 Butte Invitational at Stodden Park.
Women’s college basketball
University of Calgary at Montana Tech, 5:30 p.m.
The Orediggers open the season on the Kelvin Sampson Court.
Tech returns eight players from last season, including all-conference senior Kaylee Zard and all-conference junior Mesa Williams. Junior Mollie Peoples is back after earning Frontier Conference Sixth Player of the Year honors.
Also back for the Orediggers are juniors Hailey Crawford and Tjaden Pallister and sophomores Celestina Faletoi, Dani Urick and Megan Delaney. The will blend in with a handful of true freshman, redshirt freshman and transfers for coach Carly Sanon’s Orediggers.