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 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 26, 2016 

Stingy Bulldogs bite Lights in Dillon

With a win finally in tow, the Montana State University-Northern Lights were hoping to put some momentum together before their second bye week of the season. But, the UM-Western Bulldogs dashed any...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 26, 2016 

Eight Ponies advance to State A golf

There’s a lot of ups and downs in the game of golf, especially in rough weather conditions, and under the pressure of postseason play. And the Havre High golf teams experienced all of that at the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 26, 2016 

Carroll pushes past MSU-Northern spikers

The Armory Gymnasium has been kind to the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team. Since Frontier Conference play began, the Skylights haven’t dropped a single set at home. The road has be...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2016

Lights look for more at UM-Western

The Montana State University-Northern Lights had every right to be feeling good about themselves last Saturday night, and even in the days following their triumphant win over Carroll College. However,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2016

Cats, Griz open Big Sky play

The Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats are each three weeks into the 2016 season. But for both teams, things get really real on Saturday. Both the No. 6 Grizzlies (2-0) and un-ranked Bobcats...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 23, 2016

Two-For-Two at Home: Skylights sink Argos

Every year, and especially this season, the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team has a mission when it comes to playing Frontier Conference matches at home. And that mission is simple...

 
 By George Ferguson    Local    September 22, 2016

Forecast calls for more-normal, colder and snowier winter

It's official now. Fall has come to the Hi-Line - at least the calendar says so, anyway. And, around these parts, when fall officially arrives, folks usually start wondering about what kind of winter...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 22, 2016

Frontier Notebook: MSU-N defense becoming a force

A lot of positives came out of last Saturday’s historic Montana State University-Northern win over then No. 21 Carroll College at Blue Pony Stadium. But one positive that certainly can’t be overlo...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 22, 2016

Skylights aim for more Armory magic

Last Friday night, the Montana State University-Northern volleyball team put on a display of exactly what it takes to win in the Frontier Conference. And, Northern is hoping for more of that same...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 22, 2016

Blue Ponies swing into golf's postseason at East Glacier

Every high school golfer wants the same thing — the chance to play on the biggest stage — the state tournament. Members of the Havre High boys and girls golf teams are no different. However,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 21, 2016

George Ferguson Column: A magical 24 hours for MSU-N

Over the years, Montana State University-Northern athletics have given fans plenty to cheer about. But last weekend was one in which Northern fans had more than just a little to cheer about. No, from...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 20, 2016

Hi-Line Volleyball Roundup

Conference matches were again the theme of the week in local high school volleyball. The action started Thursday when Chinook stayed perfect in the District 6C East with a quick sweep of the Big Sandy...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 19, 2016

VICTORIOUS: Lights 28, Fighting Saints 14

Since Aaron Christensen arrived in Havre two years ago, as the new head coach of the Montana State University-Northern Lights, over and over he preached to his players one message: “All we want to...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 19, 2016

What a Start: Skylights sweep Bears

The Montana State University-Northern volleyball team knew it was capable of good things. The Skylights new they were capable of winning matches. They just needed to prove it to themselves — and,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 19, 2016

George Ferguson Column: These Lights have their own day now

The win the Montana State University-Northern Lights earned against Carroll College, now 10 years ago, will always be remembered. And deservedly so. But, from Saturday forward, it won’t be...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 19, 2016

MSU-N Notebook: Lights put together a complete game

When the Montana State University-Northern Lights walked out of Blue pony Stadium with a loss to Rocky Mountain College Aug. 27, and again when they walked out of Montana Tech’s Alumni Coliseum...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 19, 2016

HHS golf teams finished with the regular season

Now it gets really real for the Havre High golf teams. The Blue Ponies wrapped up the regular season this past week with two tournaments on the road, and now head into the 2016 postseason. Thursday,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2016

MSU-N Game Day Feature: Leaving opponents Bruised

No matter the circumstance, no matter the adversity, sometimes, things are perfect right where you are. And for the last five years, that's been the case for Montana State University-Northern senior...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2016

Armory Beginning: Northern volleyball team makes home debut tonight

Three weeks on the road is a long time for a volleyball team. But, the Montana State University-Northern Skylights are hoping the wait to play at home was worth it. Northern will get that chance...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2016

Lights aim to stop the Saints' march

The Montana State University-Northern Lights have been close — closer than the scoreboard would indicate when it comes to getting the first win of the young season. However, as the Lights return to...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2016

Three Northern legends honored by the NAIA

There’s no denying the greatness of the Montana State University-Northern, and formerly, the Northern Montana College wrestling program in the annals of collegiate wrestling history. And to prove th...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 16, 2016

Lights take down mighty Saints

There may have been some surprises Saturday afternoon at Blue Pony Stadium. But in actuality, the members of the Montana State University-Northern Lights weren't surprised at all. Instead, they knew...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 15, 2016

2016 Frontier Conference Volleyball Preview

For what has seemed like forever, the Frontier Conference has been dominated by one volleyball team each season. For a long time, that was Lewis-Clark State. The Montana State University-Northern...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 15, 2016

Tough courses await Blue Pony golf teams this week

It’s hard to believe, but the Havre High boys and girls golf teams have just one week of regular season meets left before postseason golf arrives. Two meets to be exact. And, they’re two of the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    September 15, 2016

Frontier Notebook: Frontier stacked with ranked teams

Shockers are becoming the norm it seems in the Frontier Conference. Three weeks into the 2016 season, and there’s just one unbeaten team left, and it’s not league favorites Southern Oregon,...

 

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