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 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 21, 2014 

Pony Extra: HHS offense proved plenty

The Havre Blue Ponies, with two-time Class A All-State quarterback Dane Warp at the controls, are a big-play, quick-strike offense. There’s no arguing that. Warp is a classic gunslinger type QB, in... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 21, 2014 

Frontier teams move in NAIA Poll

Thanks to Carroll College’s win over Southern Oregon last Saturday in Helena, there was a big shakeup in the NAIA Football Coaches Poll. The poll, which was released Monday afternoon, saw the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 21, 2014 

From the Fringe: A jam-packed what we saw, what we'll see

What we saw? This past weekend in Havre, we saw almost too much to wrap our heads around. But, on one of those ultra-special weekends in our area, we sure tried to take it all in. I would be remised t...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 20, 2014

Gold Mined: Lights 37, Orediggers 34

From the moment the Montana State University-Northern Lights walked off the field victorious against the Dickinson State Blue Hawks back on Sept. 5, to the time the clock struck zero Saturday... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 20, 2014

Running Wild: Blue Ponies sink Pirates

Breaking out of a slump is not an easy thing to do in football, but the Havre Blue Ponies sure made it look that way. After dropping back-to-back Central A Conference games, the Blue Ponies stepped... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 20, 2014

MSU-N women darken the Knights

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights are off to a 4-0 start in their 2014-15 basketball campaign. But for a half, the Warner-Pacific Knights made getting to 4-0 plenty difficult. However,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 20, 2014

Lights slow down bigger Pronghorns

It wasn't a surprise to anyone that the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team was off to a 2-0 start this season. Nor was it a surprise that the Lights got to 2-0 with a pair of...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 20, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Imagine a team with no quit; That's these Lights

Imagine being a Montana State University-Northern football player seven days ago in Caldwell, Idaho. You have lost three straight games. You had already been through some heartbreaking times, and the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 20, 2014

MSU-N Notebook: Lights deliver a perfect play in the clutch

For much of the day, whether it was the wind, or relentless pressure from Montana Tech's defense, or it just being one of those days, the passing game wasn't quite clicking for the Montana State... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 17, 2014

Skylights soar past Eagles in home opener

For the Montana State University-Northern Skylights, the Armory Gymnasium was kind Thursday night. For the visiting Northwest Indian College Eagles, not so much. In their home opener in front of a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 17, 2014

Lights try it again with a Tech rematch

When the Montana State University-Northern football team went to Butte to open the 2014 season, emotions were running high. After all, the Lights had just been through a tumultuous fall camp, a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 17, 2014

Skylights start fresh with home matches

The Beauty of playing a 14-game conference schedule in Frontier Conference volleyball is this ... the league took a break at the halfway point, and the second half of the season can be looked at as a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 17, 2014

Griz, Cats return home

For the Montana State Bobcats, Saturday will hopefully be another day to keep the train rolling. For the Montana Grizzlies, it's time to start fresh. And both will look to do it in the friendly...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 17, 2014

Over the hump: Lights beat Montana Tech

September 5th was a long time ago. But for the Montana State University-Northern football team it must have seemed like an eternity. That was the last time the Lights felt the thrill of victory, but... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 16, 2014

Frontier Notebook: High stakes in SOU/Carroll rematch

There’s already been some big, big games in the Frontier Conference. And though there’s still a ways to go in the season, another big game is on the horizon. In fact, this game, the one that will...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 16, 2014

Skylights, Lights play four in the Armory

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights already have a long road trip in the books. And the Skylights have many more long trips in the foreseeable future. But for one weekend, Northern is... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 15, 2014

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Taybra Teeters, MSU-N Women's Basketball

Often times, college basketball isn’t easy. In fact, it’s very hard. And it can be really hard when you come from one school, where you were a star player and the focal point of the team, to a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 15, 2014

George Ferguson Column: A visit to Huskerville opens my eyes wide

I’ve been a fan of the University of Montana football program for as long as I can remember. I’ve covered UM and Montana State football for more than a decade now. And for us, here in Montana,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 15, 2014

Skylights, Lights picked third in Frontier hoops

The Frontier Conference basketball seaAs we pulled out of Thompson Falls the Sunday that my wife, Faye, and Lynn Crossley bowled in the Senior Tournament, I mentioned how good both of them bowled....

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 14, 2014

Skylights cruise in season openers

In absolutely dominating fashion, the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team picked up right where it left off last season. Northern finished the 2013-14 season with a run to the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 14, 2014

MSU-N's Faupel earns Frontier honor

Just one week into the 2014-15 NAIA basketball season, the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team already has a Frontier Conference Player of the Week. Northern sophomore Natalee...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 14, 2014

Hi-Line Volleyball Roundup: Sugarbeeters, Knights win thrilling matches

The high school volleyball season is hitting the stretch run. And though most area teams will take a break this week, with the Montana Teacher’s Convention taking place this weekend, the race to...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 13, 2014

Lights land Pony standout

The Montana State University-Northern Lights and the Havre Blue Ponies have success in common. And the success of one program will eventually benefit another. Over the weekend, MSU-Northern head... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 13, 2014

Lights stopped short in Idaho

The Montana State University-Northern Lights thought they were about to complete a comeback for the ages. And win their first Frontier Conference football game of the 2014 season in the process. But...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 10, 2014

Nationals home to face Bulls

The Glacier Nationals got their first win of the season, and their first-ever win as a Havre franchise last Saturday night when they beat the Yellowstone Quake in a shootout. Now, the Nationals are...

 

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