BUTTE — The Montana Tech and Digger Athletic Association Hall of Fame and Awards Weekend will take place this weekend, beginning on Friday at 7 p.m.
Davis Almanza, Collette Anderson Phillips, Jeff Bellach, Gary Carlson, Rod and Mary Lee James and the 1981 volleyball team. Last year's Ed Simonich and Peggy Sarsfield Award recipients will also be honored. Zach Bunney received the Ed Simonich award while Hattie Thatcher and Bailie Cortner were named Peggy Sarsfield award winners.
The 2017 class will be honored at halftime of Montana Tech's home football game against Eastern Oregon. The game kicks off at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Later that same day, Tech will host Rocky Mountain College in volleyball, with a pregame reception scheduled for 6 p.m. which will take place in the Hall of Fame lounge. The event is open to the public.
Other events over the weekend includes the second annual Digger Scholarship Scramble on Friday and induction reception on Friday night at the Butte Country Club.