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 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 19, 2015

Back-to-back for the Sugarbeeters

Winning one team state championship in anything is hard enough. Winning two, well that’s a rare feat. The same goes for the individual side of high school tennis. But, on a rainy weekend in Great...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 19, 2015

Local Golf Report: Beeters finish third at state tourney

The 2015 golf season came to a close for the Chinook High School golf teams last week in Shelby. The Sugarbeeters played in the Class C state tournament at Marias Valley Golf Club last Tuesday and Wed...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 13, 2015

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Mariah Swank, Chinook Tennis

Good things come to those who wait. In high school tennis, that can be true. But good things can also come to those who work the hardest and have a passion for the sport. And in the spring of 2014,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 12, 2015

Chinook dominates Northern B-C tennis

The Chinook girls have been the class of Northern B-C divisional tennis for a long, long time. And the 2015 season was no different. Over the weekend, the Sugarbeeters claimed yet another Northern B-C...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 12, 2015

Local Golf Report: Beeters head to State C tourney

For many, golf season is just getting started. For others, this week is the culmination. That is the case for the 2015 Chinook High School golf team. A handful of Sugarbeeters are playing today and...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 7, 2015

Havre's Lindbloom to play golf at MCC

Havre High is producing plenty of college athletes again this year, and Blue Pony senior Wyatt Lindbloom is among them. Miles Community College head golf coach Chase Tait recently announced that...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 7, 2015

Lights land two-sport standout

The Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team, and the MSU-N men's golf team just got better. And with just one high school recruit. On Thursday, Northern head men's coach Shawn Huse,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 5, 2015

District 9C track gold on the line Wednesday

With outstanding weather for much of the spring, the 2015 track and field season is flying. And for the Hi-Line, that means the postseason is already here. Wednesday morning, preps from all over the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 5, 2015

Local Golf Report: Beeters head to Class C state meet

The start of men’s league play at Prairie Farms Golf Course wasn’t the only big local golf news to come out of last week. No, there was also local golf being played in Chinook and in Arizona of...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 4, 2015

Skylights ink second transfer post prospect

Montana State University-Northern head women’s basketball coach Chris Mouat continues to make post players a priority in his 2015 recruiting class. Last week, Mouat announced the signing of Sierra R...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 1, 2015

MSU-N HOF inductions tonight

Two important members of Northern Montana College women's basketball team's 1993 NAIA national championship team will be honored this weekend in Havre. Tonight, former Northern head coach Sherry Winn...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 30, 2015

Beeter tennis, golf teams are thriving

It has been a strong spring for Chinook High School sports, and that includes golf and tennis. This past weekend, the Chinook girls tennis team, the defending Class B-C champions, were in Helena for...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 29, 2015

New Griz coach right at home in Montana

University of Montana head football coach Bob Stitt may be new to the Grizzlies, he may be new to Missoula and to Montana, but he sure seemed to feel right at home when he visited Havre for the first...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 28, 2015

Local Golf Report: Chinook golf team on a roll

I admit, I keep waiting for the shoe to drop, and for the nasty spring weather we’re all used to around to show up. But, I also admit, I can’t complain that it hasn’t. And under what should be...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 23, 2015

Lights add Washington forward

Montana State University-Northern head basketball coach Shawn Huse is adding size to his 2015 recruiting class. One week after announcing the signing of Broadview-Lavina big man Seth Christians, Huse...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 23, 2015

Northern volleyball lands Alberta middle blocker

Montana State University-Northern head volleyball coach Bill Huebsch has had an excellent recruiting season. And he's not done yet. Huebsch recently announced the signing of Taleah Ross, A 5-9 middle...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 22, 2015

Havre's Brenna receives Blewett Scholarship

Wrestling season is in the rearview mirror for now, but Havre High senior Grayson Brenna keeps piling up the accomplishments. Brenna, the 2015 Class A state champion, who will attend Grand View...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 22, 2015

Beeters win at Signal Point

The Chinook golf team is off to a strong start this season, and it continued Monday. The Chinook boys won the Belt Invitational at Signal Point Golf Club Monday in Fort Benton Chinook scored a 252...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 21, 2015

Local Golf Report: Plenty of golf tourneys on the Hi-Line

The 2015 golf season is here, and in one more week, the official men's league season will begin at Prairie Farms Golf Course. But league golf isn't the only thing that will keep golf courses in our...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 21, 2015

Skylights ink transfer post player

When the 2014-15 basketball season came to an end at the NAIA national tournament for the Montana State University-Northern Skylights, so too did the careers of three post players, including 6-5...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 16, 2015

Lights land standout Broadview big man

The future in the paint for the Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team just got big. As in, 6-10 big. On Wednesday night, Northern head coach Shawn Huse announced the signing of...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 15, 2015

Northern rodeo teams get the season started

The Montana State University-Northern rodeo teams got the 2015 spring season off and running this past weekend. The Lights and Skylights were in Bozeman for the Montana State University Big Sky...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 14, 2015

Local Golf Report: The U.S. Open countdown now begins

Grass is greening up. Trees are starting to bud. The wind is really howling late. My allergies are starting to act up. Welcome to the 2015 golf season on the Hi-Line. And this year, all of us who...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 10, 2015

George Ferguson Column: It was a privlege to watch them

There’s always something final about the end of a winter sports season. Maybe that’s because we won’t see basketball and wrestling again until a hopefully beautiful summer and a fall filled...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    April 10, 2015

MSU-Northern rodeo teams return to action

After a long winter layoff, the Montana State University-Northern men’s and women’s rodeo teams are ready to get back on the horse. The Lights and Skylights open the 2015 spring Big Sky Region...

 

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