The valley AA Semi-pro football team, the Bitterroot Blaze, are in the midst of a practice schedule leading up to a great rivalry game against Missoula April 15th.
The Annual Blaze Kickoff Dinner will be April 8th at the Hamilton Eagles Lodge on North 2nd Street. The 7pm event will feature a great prime rib dinner, silent and live auctions and ends with music and dancing. Cost is $25 per person and tickets are available at Big Sky Rental in Hamilton.
The Blaze will play their home games at the Corvallis Community Event Center field again this year. You can attend the home games on April 15 against Missoula, April 23 against Helena and April 30 against Mini Cassia. Then, the team goes on the road for four weeks - May 7 at Glacier, May 14 at Snake River, May 21 at Clark Fork, and June 4 at Gallatin Valley. Then, back to Corvallis June 11 against Great Falls.
Check out some more details and some amazing action photos from last year at the Bitterroot Blaze website.