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 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...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 10, 2014

Ponies set for crucial battle in Lewistown

The number one goal for the Havre High football team at the start of the season was to win the Central A conference championship. That goal took a hit last Friday night when the Blue Ponies lost at... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 9, 2014

Tip Time: Lights open the season tonight

The first full week in October seems awfully early to think about college basketball. But ready or not, college basketball is here. Tonight at 7, the Montana State University-Northern men’s... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 9, 2014

Havre High's Brenna to wrestle at Grand View

Grayson Brenna has already done a lot with his high school wrestling. And with the 2014-15 season still a couple of months away, Brenna has plenty left to do. But one thing Brenna won’t have to do... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 9, 2014

Skylights head north to open a new season

The last time anyone saw the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team, the Skylights were a long way from home, and ending their 2013-14 season with a magical run to the NAIA Sweet...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 8, 2014

2014-15 MSU-N Basketball Preview: Skylights ready take it even further

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team has had plenty of quality seasons in the nine that Chris Mouat has been the head coach of the Skylights. But his ninth season was truly... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 8, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Blue Pony golfers should be proud of their great season

Last month, I put my golf clubs away, and with them, I put my weekly golf column to sleep for the year. I said I’d see everybody in the spring again, and that it was time to concentrate on fall spor...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 7, 2014

2014-15 MSU-N Basketball Preview: New-look Lights have familiar goals

For the last four seasons in a row, and five out of the last six, the Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team has been a fixture at the NAIA national men’s basketball tournament.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 7, 2014

What we saw, what we'll see

As is always the case, another exciting weekend of sports on the Hi-Line is now in the books. And with it, another month is over too. It’s officially October, and that means the falls sports season...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 7, 2014

Hi-Line Volleyball Roundup: Chinook tops North Star in key 6C match

It was a quiet weekend in high school volleyball on the Hi-Line. Most teams took a break from conference action, with a couple of mid-season tournaments being played Saturday. Last Thursday night...

 

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