A wide variety of men and women’s sports and intercollegiate athletics are available at Butte College. Intercollegiate sports for men include football, basketball, baseball, track, cross country, and soccer. For women, there’s volleyball, cross country, softball, track, golf, soccer, and basketball. Butte College is a member of three intercollegiate conferences: Big 8, Golden Valley and the Northern California Football Alliance. Freshman students are eligible for varsity competition.
The College offers a selection of facilities for both training and competition. The John B. Cowan Sports Complex includes a stadium which hosts track and football activities, an indoor gym, and volleyball courts, baseball and softball diamonds, an archery range, and groomed athletic fields for various sports. All of Butte College’s athletic events are open to the public. Admission is charged for football, basketball, volleyball and baseball games. For more information on the athletics program, call the Director of Athletics at (530) 895-2521.
The Butte College Roadrunners ranked #3 will play American River College ranked #2 on Saturday, November 22 at American River in Sacramento at 1 p.m. Tickets are $12 and only available at the American River College gate. No passes will be accepted as it is a playoff game.
Jalen Amis is the Butte College Outstanding Athlete of the Week. Jalen is a second year member of the football team who has put together an impressive 2014 campaign. Through 7 games, Amis is Butte’s leading wide receiver and is averaging 14.1 yards a reception. In last week’s contest, Jalen recorded his season-high long touchdown of 40 yards and was a tremendous aid in the run game which racked up over 300 yards on the day. Jalen’s successes carry over to the classroom, as a student he maintains a 3.22 g.p.a. and plans to graduate spring 2015.
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