The Gridiron, Diamond, and Blacktop will be plenty a busy this June

June is finally here and that means it’s time to ramp up the summer activities! June is a busy month in the Mining City. On Father’s Day weekend Butte will play host of the 76th Annual East West Shrine game at Naranchie Stadium at Butte High.

4 Mining City Seniors got that special call to suit up this coming June in Butte.

The 4 Butte seniors will be representing the West side, 3 from Butte High and a Butte Central Maroon.

Those players are, Jace Stenson, Cameron Gurnsey, and Zach Tierney, they will be joined by Butte Central Maroon Kyle Holter.

The game will be played June 17th in Butte Montana, making its first appearance since 2019. Kyle Mihelish will once again lead the West at the head coaching helm. His Bruins won the AA State crown this past season.

Stenson who played QB the past two seasons for the Bulldogs, signed with the Tech and is listed as Athlete on the official roster. Stenson earned All-State honors his senior season.

Cameron Gurnsey who just signed his letter of intent for the Griz is listed as WR of which he will also play at the U of M. Cameron who had an unreal junior year, earned All-State Honors as a senior this past season.

Tierney is listed as and will play guard for the west side, Tierny earned first team all-state his senior year and is an upcoming Oredigger. Zach was also honored as a D lineman.

Kyle Holter is listed as and will play defensive back for the west, Holter who received All-state recognition at DB also earned All-Conference honors as a receiver.

The 2nd Annual Copper City Bash for cash will be held at Stodden Park and run Friday- Sunday with 30 teams expected to participate. There is still some room to sign up, there will be a Home Run Derby Saturday night and two divisions Men’s Upper and Men’s Lower, last year saw about 14 teams and this year that number will look to double, you can contact John Robbins to get your team signed up.

Last years Copper City Sandlot Bash Champs.

The 2nd Annual Uptown Hoops will also be going on the same weekend in Historic Uptown Butte. This will have men’s, women’s, and children divisions along with skills competitions such as “Lightening” a 3 Point Contest, and a Dunk Contest.”

Uptown Hoops file Photo.

So, if you’re bored there is plenty of fun going on in the Mining City we hope to see you out and about!