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 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News    Sports    July 27, 2014

An array of great passers

It’s summer. It’s hot out and football season still seems like it’s a long way off. But not for the quarterbacks of the Frontier Conference. No, those select few that will guide their teams through the fall, and towards a Frontier Conference ch... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre daily News sports editor    Sports    August 2, 2013

Lights add stellar new shooting guard

The Frontier Conference basketball season is a ways off, but Montana State University-Northern basketball players will be arriving on campus very soon. And Northern head coach Shawn Huse recently announced a new addition to the MSU-N program. Huse... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 28, 2011

Blue Pony swimmers tune up in Helena

After missing a week of competition due to unexpectedly bad travel conditions, this weekend's Helena Invitational becomes even more important to the Havre High boys and girls swim teams. The Blue Ponies will be in Helena on Saturday for the final...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 28, 2011

Warriors pummel Skylights

The Montana State University-Northern women came into Thursday night's game in Lewiston, Idaho off not one, but two big wins. The Lewis-Clark State Warriors didn't. Instead, LC State was looking to rebound from a nearly 30-point loss to Westminster C...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 28, 2011

LC State stops MSU-N

Getting off to a good start on the road is something the Montana State University-men's basketball team knows is important. But Thursday night in Lewiston, Idaho, the No. 19 Lights didn't do that. Instead, Northern fell behind host Lewis-Clark State...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 21, 2011

Havre High swimmers compete at Missoula Invite

The Havre High boys and girls swim teams have just two meets left before the state meet in Butte. So from here on out, every race is critical. The Blue Ponies start their journey towards another postseason on Saturday when they compete in the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 21, 2011

Skylights brace for rivals Carroll, Rocky

The going has been tough so far for the Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team. The Skylights are off to an 0-3 start in conference play and have been bitten by the injury bug to boot. And while Northern is happy to return to the...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 21, 2011

Saints, Bears marching towards Lights

If there was a ever a time when the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team needed to hold court at home, this would be it. With the Frontier Conference seemingly wide open right now, the Lights have a golden opportunity in front of...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 21, 2011

Lights pummel Northwest College on the mat

Two months ago, the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team was a young and inexperienced squad when it beat the Northwest College Trappers in Powell, Wyo. What a difference a couple of months makes. On Thursday night at the MSU-Northern... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 18, 2011

Local ropers succeed in Great Falls

For several Hi-Line cowboys, this weekend's Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals in Great Falls was a rough one. For others, it was a lucrative three days. The MPRCF was held Friday through Sunday at the Four Seasons Arena in Great Falls, and a pair of... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 18, 2011

Havre High girls stay close with Bison

In a rare Monday night game, the Havre High girls basketball team did all it could to hang with the Class AA Great Falls High Bison. In the end however, the Bison had just enough firepower to hold off the Blue Ponies. On Monday night at the...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 18, 2011

Hi-Line Girls Basketball Roundup

January is going by fast, and that means things are getting very serious when it comes to high school girls basketball on the Hi-Line. This week marks the halfway point in the 2010-11 season, and as teams turn for the home stretch, every game is magn...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 17, 2011

MSU-N's Andrews named All-American

After a storied comeback, Montana State University-Northern junior defensive end Will Andrews has earned one of the NAIA's highest honors. Late last week, Victory Sports Network, one of the leading authorities on NAIA athletics released its 2010...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 17, 2011

Pony swimmers hang with the best

The Havre High swim teams have already seen plenty of stiff competition in the water this season. But this weekend, the Blue Ponies got a good look at what they will be up against next month at the state meet in Butte. The HHS boys and girls swim... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 17, 2011

Skylights falter on the road

Being shorthanded isn't easy, especially when it looks like the women's side of the Frontier Conference is loaded yet again. But being shorthanded on the road is an even more daunting task, and winning on the road is hard enough, even at full... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 17, 2011

MSU-N matmen succeed in Oregon

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team didn't accomplish everything it set out to do in Clackamas, Ore., but the Lights came pretty close. Northern was in Clackamas for two days of wrestling, including a close 22-20 dual loss to the...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 17, 2011

Lights secure all-important split at Montana Tech, Western

After the dust settled on this weekend's Frontier Conference men's basketball games, one thing has become quite clear – the league is wide open. And that's precisely why this weekend's road split was very big for the Montana State... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 14, 2011

Northern grapplers hit the mat in Oregon

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team had a rough trip to the NWCA/Cliff Keen National Duals last weekend in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Now, with their final home dual of the season just a week away, the Lights will look to build some... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 14, 2011

HHS swims back in Great Falls

When the Havre High boys and girls swim teams jump into the pool at the Swarthout Fieldhouse Saturday in Great Falls, the Blue Ponies will certainly know their opponent. On Saturday at 12 p.m., the Ponies are back in Great Falls, where they'll... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 14, 2011

Bison nip Blue Pony grapplers

It's been a while, but the Great Falls High Bison finally found a way to upsend the Havre Blue Pony wrestling team. The Ponies lost their annual dual with the Bison 42-36 Thursday in Great Falls. Havre got a huge edge right away as Eli Hinebauch,...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 14, 2011

Skylights aiming to get on track

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team suffered a heartbreaking defeat at the University of Great Falls last Friday night. And even before that loss, the Skylights were dealing with a host of injury problems, none of which have... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 14, 2011

MSU-N men seek more road wins

Winning on the road is never easy in the Frontier Conference. However, it's also the key to successfully chasing down the Frontier crown, and while the Montana State University-Northern Lights already have a key road win under their belt, the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 14, 2011

Local cowboys head to MPRCF this weekend

There is always a strong rodeo tradition on the Hi-Line. But this weekend, plenty of Hi-Line cowboys will make their presence felt even stronger as they compete in the annual Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals. The 32nd annual Montana Pro Rodeo... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 11, 2011

Blue Pony swimmers compte with Class A's best

In the long-awaited return from the holiday break, the Havre High boys and girls swim teams were anxious to get back in the water. Although the Blue Ponies had to train for a few days without the use of their own pool, HHS still looked sharp this...

 
 By George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor    TEST/Sports    January 11, 2011

Hi-Line girls basketball roundup

The first full weekend of 2011 girls basketball on the Hi-Line is in the books. And coming out of the holiday break, teams were ready to play. Friday night saw the Big Sandy Pioneers earn an important District 9C win on the road, beating the Chinook...

 

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