Blake Hempstead is the biggest defender and the biggest supporter of his hometown of Anaconda.

Nobody loves the Smelter City or the Anaconda Copperheads more than Blake, a 1993 graduate who has been the radio voice of the Copperheads for more than two decades. He works hard to make sure young boys and girls in Anaconda want to grow up to be Copperheads.

Click here to listen in as he talks about growing up in Anaconda and seeing how the town has changed over the years. Listen as he talks about the renovation of Memorial Gym and throwing a fit and quitting the school board in the middle of an online meeting. Listen to his man crush on Butte Central coach Brodie Kelly. Listen in to hear how Blake’s love of Anaconda is as genuine as it comes.