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 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 24, 2014 

Havre U12 stars head to regionals in Kalispell

Just two weeks ago, the Havre U12 All-Star Team played host to the Cal Ripken Montana East State Tournament. And while the Havre squad fell just short of its dream of winning a state championship,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 22, 2014

Local Golf Report: Local golf leagues hit stretch run

There’s plenty of summer fun left on the golf course. But the new school year will be upon us in no time as well. And that means that it’s time for the Havre High golf teams to start thinking about the upcoming season. Blue Pony golfers will begi... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 22, 2014

Havre's Mazurkiewicz wins MMA fight in Washington

Former Havre Blue Pony and University of Great Falls wrestler Myles Mazurkiewicz is starting to make a name for himself on the Mixed Martial Arts scene. After winning his debut fight as a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 21, 2014

North Stars fall at Glacier Twins, twice

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club wrapped up Northern District play early last week in Canada. But the North Stars couldn’t turn their attention to the postseason until they played a pair of non-conference games against the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 17, 2014

North Stars close with a split in Medicine Hat

Northern A American Legion district play is now officially in the books for the Havre North Stars. And they finished strong. Havre split with the league-leading Medicine Hat Knights Wednesday afternoon in Medicine Hat, Alberta, dropping the opening g... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 17, 2014

Kids have plenty of fun at Blaine County junior rodeo

Tonight marks the start of three straight nights of rodeo action at the Great Northern Fair. The young cowboys and cowgirls are up first. Tonight at 5, the annual Havre Junior Rodeo will take place...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Let the fair sports fun begin

If you like thrills, spills, screams and booms, of course, the Great Northern Fair is the place to be this week. But inside the Great Northern Fairgrounds Arena, you can get those same things every... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 16, 2014

North Stars drop two games to Vauxhall Spurs

It was a tough start to the Havre North Stars most important road trip of the season. On Tuesday, in Vauxhall, Alberta, the North Stars were swept in an American Legion Northern A doubleheader. Havre fell twice to the Vauxhall Spurs, taking the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Griz picked second, Cats third

The Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats won’t begin prepping for the 2014 Big Sky Conference football season for a few more weeks. But the talk and preseason awards are now out of the way. T...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2014

Local Golf Report: Rotary week was more than fun

There are plenty of exciting weeks on the local golf scene. In fact, if you love the game, pretty much every week in the summer is exciting. But this past week at Prairie Farms Golf Course was... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2014

Home stretch for North Stars

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club have just one week to get ready for the Northern A District Tournament. But before the North Stars get to Fort MacLeod, Alberta for the postseason,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2014

Local swimmers, runners compete in Missoula events

The Havre Lions Swim Team recently competed in the 33rd annual Firecracker Invitational in Missoula, and Havre swimmers posted some great results. The meet, which was held in late June at Splash Montana in Missoula, attracts swimmer and swim clubs...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 14, 2014

Havre's Warp honored by USA Today

Havre High school standout Dane Warp hasn't started his junior season of football, or basketball for that matter. But he's been very busy this summer, and he's earning the accolades to prove it.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 11, 2014

So Close: North Stars fall just short in home finale

There were some tense, emotional moments Thursday night at Legion Field. The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club was playing their final two home games of the season, and with them, the fi... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 10, 2014

Back in business: North Stars split

The Havre North Stars were desperately in need of a breakout performance, and a victory. Havre had lost six straight Northern District games heading into their last homestand of the season. And... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 10, 2014

MSU-Northern inks standout point guard

College basketball season is still a ways away. But Montana State University-Northern head coach Shawn Huse has inked another standout to help build his 2014-15 Lights’ squad. Huse recently... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 9, 2014

Little league excitement comes to Havre

Every year, little league teams from Havre travel to state baseball tournaments all across Montana. But this summer, the Havre 12-year-old all-star team gets to stay home. Thursday through Sunday, Hav... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 9, 2014

Electrics sting Havre twice in Great Falls

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club’s struggles against Northern District rivals continued on the road Tuesday afternoon. Havre was in Great Falls for a pair of makeup games with...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 8, 2014

North Stars look to hit their stride

The last four games have been a little rough on the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club. Four straight losses, including two wipeouts north of the border against the same opponent will do... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 8, 2014

Local Golf Report: Stableford scoring is a fun format

Men’s and women’s golf leagues at Prairie Farms Golf Course took last week off for the Fourth of July holiday. But the action heats back up this week, and in more ways than one. It’s a big week... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 8, 2014

UM's Johnson named to Payton Award list

To no one’s surprise, University of Montana senior quarterback Jordan Johnson will start the 2014 Football Championship Subdivision season as a Walter Payton Award candidate. Johnson was one of 20...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 7, 2014

Minors continue to terrorize North Stars

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club has had some really good stretches of play this summer. But the four straight games they have played against the Lethbridge Miners must have seemed... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 7, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Plenty of summer fun left

The start of a brand new fall sports season is just around the corner. Yes, summer is finally cooking right now, and baseball is in high gear, but it won’t be long until footballs and volleyballs... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 7, 2014

Two Griz, one Bobcat tabbed FCS Preseason All-Americans

The University of Montana's Ellis Henderson and Zack Wagenmann were both named to The Sports Network's 2014 preseason All-America second team, while Montana State University’s Shawn Johnson was also on the list. A 6-0, 185-pound junior from...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 3, 2014

Lethbridge blows out North Stars twice

After a dominant and lopsided performance Tuesday in Fort MacLeod, Alberta, the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club had to see how the other half lived. The North Stars hammered the Fort... Full story

 

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