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 By George Ferguson    Sports    August 1, 2014 

2014 Frontier Football Preview: The first line of defense in the Frontier

In college football, offense gets all the glory. But most coaches will tell you, defense wins championships. The Frontier Conference is no different. It seems every year, almost every team in the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 31, 2014

MSU-N picked fourth in Frontier volleyball poll

The last two seasons of Frontier Conference volleyball have been awfully exciting in Havre. And the Montana State University-Northern Skylights should keep that tradition alive this season. Tuesday,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 31, 2014

Two North Stars touted All-Conference

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball season ended in a difficult way last week as the North Stars were eliminated from the Northern District Tournament in two games. But while the North Stars were in Fort Macleod, Alberta, two of their play...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 30, 2014

2014 Frontier Football Preview: These big guys pave the way

In the game of football, quarterbacks, running backs, wide receivers, they all tend to hog the offensive glory. Those skill position players seem to always get their picture in the paper or get the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 30, 2014

Lights picked sixth in Frontier football poll

A young Montana State University-Northern football team already knows it will have a battle on its hands if it wants to compete for the 2014 Frontier Conference championship. And the rest of the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 29, 2014

George Ferguson Column: Hi-Line hoops will never be the same again

We as basketball fans, have always been blessed when it comes to success, fun and excitement on the Hi-Line. For as long as I can remember, and long before I was born, basketball, the winter, a gym an... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 29, 2014

Local Golf Report: Donoven scores at state am

Golf is hitting the dog days of August and with the heat, likely will come low scores around the area. And speaking of low scores, former North Star High School three-sport star Jordy Donoven showed a few this past weekend at the 97th annual Montana... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 28, 2014

2014 Frontier Football Preview: 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... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 28, 2014

Knights send North Stars home

The Havre North Stars fought hard. But in the end, they just didn't have quite enough pitching, or hitting to get over the hump. The North Stars saw their 2014 American Legion baseball season come to...

 
 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    Sports    July 27, 2014

Knights send North Stars home

The Havre North Stars fought hard. But in the end, they just didn’t have quite enough pitching, or hitting, to get over the hump. The North Stars saw their 2014 American Legion baseball season come to an abrupt end Friday morning in Fort Macleod,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 25, 2014

Marc Mariani begins again

NFL training camp is becoming old hat for former Havre Blue Pony and University of Montana standout Marc Mariani. But making it out of training camp and into the regular season is something Mariani... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 25, 2014

North Stars shut down at Northern A tourney

Scoring runs has been an issue at times for the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball team. And that issue reared its head at the worst of times for the North Stars. In the opening round of the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 24, 2014

Havre U12 stars head to regionals in Kalispell

Just two weeks ago, the Havre U12 All-Star Team played host to the Cal Ripken Montana East State Tournament. And while the Havre squad fell just short of its dream of winning a state championship,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 22, 2014

Local Golf Report: Local golf leagues hit stretch run

There’s plenty of summer fun left on the golf course. But the new school year will be upon us in no time as well. And that means that it’s time for the Havre High golf teams to start thinking about the upcoming season. Blue Pony golfers will begi... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 22, 2014

Havre's Mazurkiewicz wins MMA fight in Washington

Former Havre Blue Pony and University of Great Falls wrestler Myles Mazurkiewicz is starting to make a name for himself on the Mixed Martial Arts scene. After winning his debut fight as a... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 21, 2014

North Stars fall at Glacier Twins, twice

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club wrapped up Northern District play early last week in Canada. But the North Stars couldn’t turn their attention to the postseason until they played a pair of non-conference games against the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 17, 2014

North Stars close with a split in Medicine Hat

Northern A American Legion district play is now officially in the books for the Havre North Stars. And they finished strong. Havre split with the league-leading Medicine Hat Knights Wednesday afternoon in Medicine Hat, Alberta, dropping the opening g... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 17, 2014

Kids have plenty of fun at Blaine County junior rodeo

Tonight marks the start of three straight nights of rodeo action at the Great Northern Fair. The young cowboys and cowgirls are up first. Tonight at 5, the annual Havre Junior Rodeo will take place...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Let the fair sports fun begin

If you like thrills, spills, screams and booms, of course, the Great Northern Fair is the place to be this week. But inside the Great Northern Fairgrounds Arena, you can get those same things every... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 16, 2014

North Stars drop two games to Vauxhall Spurs

It was a tough start to the Havre North Stars most important road trip of the season. On Tuesday, in Vauxhall, Alberta, the North Stars were swept in an American Legion Northern A doubleheader. Havre fell twice to the Vauxhall Spurs, taking the... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 16, 2014

Griz picked second, Cats third

The Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats won’t begin prepping for the 2014 Big Sky Conference football season for a few more weeks. But the talk and preseason awards are now out of the way. T...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2014

Local Golf Report: Rotary week was more than fun

There are plenty of exciting weeks on the local golf scene. In fact, if you love the game, pretty much every week in the summer is exciting. But this past week at Prairie Farms Golf Course was... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2014

Home stretch for North Stars

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club have just one week to get ready for the Northern A District Tournament. But before the North Stars get to Fort MacLeod, Alberta for the postseason,... Full story

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2014

Local swimmers, runners compete in Missoula events

The Havre Lions Swim Team recently competed in the 33rd annual Firecracker Invitational in Missoula, and Havre swimmers posted some great results. The meet, which was held in late June at Splash Montana in Missoula, attracts swimmer and swim clubs...

 

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