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 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 30, 2014 

Lights hit the mat with lofty goals

Under head coach Tyson Thivierge, the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team has risen back to the level that the program had grown so accustomed to. Now, the challenge is staying there.... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 30, 2014 

Frontier Notebook: MSU-N's Craig sacking the Frontier

If we learned anything from last Saturday’s four Frontier Conference football games, we learned that teams from Oregon love to score points. In LaGrande, Oregon, the Eastern Oregon Mountaineers...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 29, 2014

Postseason volleyball begins in Chester

The dust has settled on the 2014 Class C volleyball regular season. But, over the next two weeks on the Hi-Line, a storm of excitement will take place. The action starts with this week's District 6C E... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 29, 2014

Skylights start the year ranked in NAIA Top 25

As expected, both the Montana State University-Northern men's and women's basketball team's names were called when the NAIA released its 2014-15 Preseason Coaches Polls Tuesday afternoon. The Skylight... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 28, 2014

Hi-Line Volleyball Roundup: Beeters complete unbeaten regular season

That’s it and that’s all. The regular season of high school volleyball on the Hi-Line is over. And now teams can focus solely on keeping their season alive as district tournaments will be held... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 28, 2014

Carroll rises to No. 2 in NAIA

The race to the Frontier Conference championship, and berths in the NAIA playoffs is starting to wind down. And there was more movement by Frontier teams in the latest NAIA Coaches Poll. After...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 28, 2014

MSU-Northern's Lee named Frontier Player of the Week

For the second time on the young season, a Montana State University-Northern basketball player has been named Frontier Conference Player of the Week. MSU-Northern junior guard Trevail Lee was named Me...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 28, 2014

George Ferguson Column: What we saw, what we'll see

In person, there wasn't a whole lot for fans to see in Havre, or on the Hi-Line this weekend. But what they saw was a couple of dominating wins in football, and a few heated rivalries. At Blue Pony...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 27, 2014

Northern spikers fall at Frontier powers

Life on the road in Frontier Conference volleyball is never a picnic. But this weekend, it was especially tough for the young Montana State University-Northern Skylights. Northern traveled to...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 27, 2014

Skylights win in Canada

Over the course of their first four games, there weren't many trying moments for the Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team. But Saturday afternoon in Lethbridge, Alberta, there...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 27, 2014

Lights rally to beat Pronghorns

Friday night in Lethbridge, Alberta, the Lights pulled off a thrilling comeback, defeating the Pronghorns 93-87 in overtime. The Lights trailed the Pronghorns late in the second half, but, behind the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 27, 2014

Lights blown away at EOU

The Montana State University-Northern Lights were hoping to build on a thrilling win over Montana Tech last Saturday at Blue Pony Stadium. Instead, the Lights went the other way entirely. Northern...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 27, 2014

Harlem, Rocky Boy runners shine at state

The 2014 high school cross country season came to an end Saturday afternoon. And for a select few local prep runners, it was a great ending. At the Class B and C state meet, which was held at the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 24, 2014

Lights ready to go after Maroon/Gold Dual

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team will enter the 2014-15 season as the No. 5 team in the country. The Lights come into the new season fresh off back-to-back third-place finishes at... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 24, 2014

Lights want more at Eastern Oregon

Last Saturday was a watershed moment for the Montana State University-Northern Lights. But they certainly don’t want their thrilling 37-34 win over Montana Tech at Blue Pony Stadium to be their...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 24, 2014

Skylights face Frontier powers on the road

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team was trying for a fresh start last weekend at home. And while the Skylights played much, much better, they still came away from their latest home...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 23, 2014

Frontier Notebook: McKinley starting to break records

There’s no question there was a seismic shift in the Frontier Conference standings over the weekend, and the fault line ran right through Nelson Stadium in Helena. After Southern Oregon beat... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 23, 2014

Maroon/Gold Dual hits the mat tonight

Time is ticking away on the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team. And before the Lights know it, their season-opening tournament will be upon them. But, before the matches start for real,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 23, 2014

MSU-Northern hoops head north

After an exciting four games in the Armory Gymnasium, it’s on to the road for both the Montana State University-Northern men’s and women’s basketball teams. And it’s going to be a long road....

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    October 22, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Now the real excitement begins

The golf clubs are officially put away. The never-ending task of raking leaves has started. Halloween looms. It’s time to start thinking about buying a new snow shovel. The World Series is being... Full story

 
 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

 

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