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 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 29, 2014 

George Ferguson Column: Now it's time to sit back and watch the boys of fall

Let me ask you all one simple question — and I know it’s a Hank Williams Jr. special, but — are you ready for some football? For many of you reading this, I already know the answer. But for me, the start of the local football season couldn’t... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 29, 2014 

Cats, Griz playing up to start

Football Championship Subdivision teams playing up against FBS opponents is nothing new. But FCS squads beating FBS schools is somewhat of a rare occurrence. However, both the Montana Grizzlies and...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 29, 2014 

Kickoff 2014: Lights ready to just play

With everything that has transpired in fall camp, no Montana State University-Northern football team has wanted so badly to start a new season than the current one. That moment is now here for the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 29, 2014 

Skylights face tough NAIA foes at Nebraska tournament

When the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team went to Spokane last weekend to open the 2014 season, the Skylights played some tough teams. But Northern will take a major step up in compet...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 29, 2014 

Blue Pony golfers fire mixed scores at Browning tourney

The Havre High golf teams got back on the course after a week that was filled with rain and more rain. But there was plenty of sunshine for Havre’s latest varsity tournament. Thursday, the Blue Poni...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 28, 2014

2014 Frontier Football Preview: Frontier title is indeed up for grabs

There’s just no getting around it. It’s sure to be a fun, exciting season of Frontier Conference football. But isn’t every year that way? Still, there’s no shortage of story lines heading... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 28, 2014

George Ferguson Column: It's finally time to go in the Frontier Conference

The 2014 Frontier Conference football season is upon us. Actually, it’s already started as last weekend UM-Western smashed Montana Tech 38-6 in Dillon, while Eastern Oregon beat Menlo College 38-6. But the real fun starts this weekend as everybody...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 28, 2014

Pony golfers tee it up in East Glacier today

It’s week two for the Havre High boys and girls golf teams. And a little sunshine would be nice. Last week started with plenty of sunshine as five Blue Pony boys and one girl opened the season at...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 27, 2014

Cat-Griz Extra: Bobcats reloading, not rebuilding in 2014

If the Montana State football team was loaded the last four years, and still fell short of high expectations a season ago, then it would stand to reason that the Bobcats might slide back this fall. Bu... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 27, 2014

Cat-Griz Extra: Another wild ride expected in Griz land

Some considered the Montana Grizzlies’ 2013 season a bounce-back year. Others just saw it as a success. But with a head-scratching loss to Coastal Carolina in the second round of the Football... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 27, 2014

2014 MSU-N Football Preview: Explosive Lights ready to light it up

When a college football team loses a four-year starting quarterback, a four-year starting wide receiver, and its offensive coordinator, it might be cause for concern. The Montana State... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 26, 2014

Mariani makes grabs against Falcons

Despite not seeing as much of the field as he has in the first two preseason games, Tennessee Titans’ wide receiver and former Havre Blue Pony Marc Mariani still made a big impact on week three of... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 26, 2014

2014 MSU-N Football Preview: Lights aim to get stingy on defense

For the last few seasons, the Montana State University-Northern defense has been somewhat of a Jekyll and Hyde. Take 2013 for example. Northern finished in the middle of the pack in the Frontier in... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 26, 2014

Local Golf Report: Pony JV's play well in Lewistown

Apparently, when it rains, it pours. At least that's the way it seemed this past week in Havre. The golf week started out fine, but it sure didn't end that way as torrential rains started Thursday mor... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 26, 2014

Mazurkiewicz suffers first loss in the cage

The fight was billed as the biggest of his budding Mixed Martial Arts career. But former Havre High wrestling standout Myles Mazurkiewicz suffered a difficult setback in the octagon. At Friday...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 25, 2014

Skylights off to a 3-2 start

With only three starters back, and mostly a young and new team Montana State University-Northern head volleyball coach Bill Huebsch wasn’t quite sure what he’d see when the Skylights opened the 20... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 22, 2014

Havre High golfers shine in the rain

Normally, this time of year, high school golfers don't have to worry about difficult weather conditions. But difficult conditions is exactly what the Havre High boys and girls golf teams faced at the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 22, 2014

Skylights face daunting hoops schedule

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team had a banner season a year ago. But moving forward, the 2014-15 Skylights might be in for even bigger and better things. Following a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 21, 2014

New season: MSU-N spikers start today

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team has had unparalleled success over the last two seasons, including winning a Frontier Conference regular season championship, and reaching the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 21, 2014

Local swimmers shine in Bozeman

Three swimmers from The Havre Lions Swim Team qualified and competed in the 2014 Summer Long Course State Championship, which was held in Bozeman from July 25-27. Those competing for Havre were,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 20, 2014

2014 Northern Volleyball Preview: Getting ready to spike

The 2013 volleyball season at Montana State University-Northern was one that will forever live in the history books. It was one no one will never forget. The 2013 Skylights reeled off a school-record... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 20, 2014

Ponies get off to a hot start on the course

Things couldn’t have gotten much better for the Havre High boys and girls golf teams on opening day of the 2014 season. But on the second day, they did just that. After all six Blue Ponies posted... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 20, 2014

Lights announce tough 2014-15 hoops schedule

The official start of football season is still a week away. But it’s never too early too think about basketball, and the release of the 2014-15 Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 19, 2014

Mariani shines in the return game

Marc Mariani has said all year that once training camp started, his biggest value to the Tennessee Titans, and his best shot at making their 53-man roster was still as a punt and kick returner. Yes,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 19, 2014

Local Golf Report: Sign up for Wrestling Club tourney

It’s a big, big week on the local golf scene. First, the Havre High high school golf season is now underway, and Thursday at Prairie Farms Golf Course, the Blue Ponies will play the first of two home tournaments this season. Then there’s... Full story

 

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