• The annual Wulfman’s Frigid Digger Run starts at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17, from the Montana Tech Student Union Building, 1301 W. Park. The race will be held regardless of weather conditions. Walkers are welcome. Registration is from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Distances are three miles or 7.3 miles. Walkers can only participate in the 3 miles event. Entry fees are $10 for age 14 and under and $25 for age 15 and over. The fee includes refreshments.
Pre-registration and packet pickup is 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Perkins, 2900 Harrison Ave., or mail application to P&M Runners, Attn: Amber Jensen, 2813 Quincy, Butte, MT 59701.
Cash awards will be given for overall female and male winners. Entry fee is non-refundable with no race-day changes. Details: 406-498-4222 or buttepissandmoanrunners.com.
• The Anaconda AOH St. Patrick’s race will be held Saturday, March 10. The entry fee is $25, or $30 the day of the race. The annual event includes 3- and 6-mile races. Walkers are welcome to join in the 3-mile event.
Preregistered packet and T-shirt pickup is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 9, at the AOH Hall or on race day at the Anaconda Elks Lodge.
On the day of the race, participants will meet by 10:30 a.m. at the Locker Room, 117 E. Park St., Anaconda. Race runs regardless of weather conditions. For details, race application, and online registration, visit www.anacondaaoh.com.
In addition, donations of non-perishable food items are encouraged and will be given to the Anaconda Food Bank.
• Northwest Little League 2018 season registration is now open. All registration is online at www.buttelittleleague.com. Early-bird discount ends Feb. 20. Any questions can be directed to 406-533-8487 by text or call. City-wide Little League registration will be held Feb. 21 and 22 at East Middle School from 6 to 9 p.m.
• The Digger Athletic Association is seeking nominations for the 2018 Hall of Fame induction class. Montana Tech Awards Weekend is scheduled for next fall on the weekend of Sept. 21 and 22. The Oredigger football team hosts the Montana State Northern Lights Saturday, Sept. 22.
People can be nominated as student-athletes, coaches, teams, contributors, or as a legacy. The nomination deadline is May 1.
To be eligible as a student-athlete, the nominee must have completed a minimum of two years and finished their athletic career at Montana Tech or the Montana School of Mines. The person must be out of school at least ten years and had a distinguished athletic career at Tech or following their attendance at the university. Academic standards are also considered but are not required criteria. First team All-Americans are automatically entered into the Hall of Fame.
Teams and coaches have separate criteria than individuals. A team may be nominated for induction based on extraordinary accomplishments such as a conference championship or post-season performances. National championship teams are automatic selections after the mandatory ten-year waiting period.
To be eligible as a coach, the individual can no longer be coaching, won a conference championship, and made a positive impact toward achieving excellence in the classroom and on student-athletes.
Contributors are eligible if they made a significant positive impact on the Athletic Department as a student-athlete, coach, administrator, or volunteer. The individual can no longer be employed at Montana Tech.
To be eligible as a legacy, the individual must be removed from playing or coaching at Montana Tech by a minimum of 40 years.
Nomination guidelines, forms, and current Hall of Fame can be found at www.godiggers.com.
For more information about the Montana Tech Hall of Fame and the nomination process, contact Montana Tech sports information director Nick Bowsher at 406-496-4737 or firstname.lastname@example.org.