(Editor’s note: Montana Tech athletics release)
BUTTE — Montana Tech Athletics released the 2019 football schedule this week. The Orediggers open the season at home on Bob Green Field on Saturday, Sept. 7 against the College of Idaho.
The home-opening Copper Game will be presented by Rocky Mountain Credit Union. This season’s Copper Game is the fourth after starting the tradition in 2016. The home-opener kicks off at 1 p.m.
The Orediggers second home appearance is the Hall of Fame Game on Sept. 21 against Southern Oregon. Montana Western comes to the Mining City for Homecoming on Oct. 12. Homecoming this year is slated to be played under the lights starting at 6 p.m.
Montana Tech’s final two home games are against Eastern Oregon on Oct. 26 and the season finale against Rocky Mountain on Nov. 16.
Road games this year take the Orediggers to Eastern Oregon on Sept. 14, Montana State Northern on Sept. 28, College of Idaho Oct. 19, Southern Oregon Nov. 2 and Carroll College on Nov. 9.
Montana Tech starts spring football on March 25 when students return from spring break. Family Day, which is open to the public, is the same day as the Digger Athletics annual auction on April 13. The Orediggers conclude spring practice on April 20.
To view the Orediggers’ 2019 schedule, please click the link below.