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 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 24, 2016 

Skylights play a tough schedule

Summer is just heating up. But, the 2016 college volleyball season isn't that far off, and not only has Montana State University-Northern head coach Bill Huebsch announced a big recruiting class this...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 21, 2016

Local Golf Report: Natalie Patrick champs crowned

The tournament scene is now in full swing around the Hi-Line, and this past weekend saw the annual Natalie Patrick Foundation Scramble take place at Prairie Farms Golf Course. The tournament is an...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 17, 2016

George Ferguson Column: Number never lie: What a year

For some, the official start of summer is the day school gets out. For others, the more traditional start is June 21. Whatever you prefer, the fact is, another school year is over, and summertime is...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 17, 2016

North Stars get busy at Williston tourney

The Havre North Stars Jamboree was a busy, and productive one for the host North Stars American Legion baseball team. Now however, the North Stars are just as busy, but a long, long way from Legion...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 16, 2016

Havre High's Warp goes right back to the gridiron

It’s already been a busy summer for Havre High’s Dane Warp. But, it’s about to get even busier. Warp, who starred in last weekend’s Montana-Wyoming All-Star basketball series, will now shift...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 15, 2016

George Ferguson Column: Area athletes honored in Great Falls

When it comes to sports writer's, we can be an interesting sort. We, as sports junkies, compete for a lot of the same stories, only finding new and creative ways to write about the same games, the...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 14, 2016

Local Golf Report: The week to watch the pros whine

It’s that time. It’s the time of year everybody who swings the sticks loves. Yes, summer is now really here, and for avid golfers, the next three months or so will be spent in agonizing mental...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 13, 2016

Area stars lead Montana to wins

It had been a long time since Havre High, or players from the Hi-Line made such an imprint on the Montana roster for the Midland Roundtable Montana-Wyoming boys basketball series. But, this weekend,... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 13, 2016

MSU-N AD Oberquell honored by Frontier

Montana State University-Northern athletic director Christian Oberquell has been honored by the Frontier Conference and the NAIA. Oberquell was recently named the Frontier Conference Athletic...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 8, 2016

Skylights land Flathead High volleyball standout

Montana State University-Northern head volleyball coach Bill Huebsch wasn’t done with his 2016 recruiting class. On Monday, Huebsch announced the signing of Kalispell’s Timi Severson. Severson is...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 7, 2016

Blue Pony fastpitch players honored

The Havre High softball team had a strong end to the 2016 spring sports season, as the Blue Ponies were able to not only advance to the Class A state tournament, but also win a first-round game while...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 7, 2016

Local Golf Report: A special day and a great cause

I may say it this time every year, but it is something that needs to continue being said. The Havre Women’s Golf Association does an incredible thing by putting on their Golfing for a Cure...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 6, 2016

North Stars stay close in home stand

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club was ready for some meaningful games. And, during a six-game weekend home stand at Legion Field, the North Stars didn’t just get meaningful games,...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 6, 2016

Area gridders shine in Class C All-Star games

Though football season has long since been over, or, is a long way from starting, it didn’t feel like that for Hi-Line fans Saturday night in Highwood and Butte. Plenty of area preps were on...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 3, 2016

North Stars ready to heat up

With a bunch of rainouts and cancellations, the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club may be a bit behind many of their rivals right now. But, with plenty of summer sunshine in the...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 3, 2016

Plenty of Hi-Line football talent on display Saturday

Summer hasn’t even officially started yet. But, for a bunch of local athletes, the gridiron is where they’ll be on the first weekend of June. Saturday night, two Class C All-Star football games...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 3, 2016

HHS names Senior Athletes of the Year

Havre High School announced its 2015-16 Senior Athletes of the Year at Thursday night's Spring Sports Awards. Dani Wagner was voted Female Athlete of the Year. Wagner lettered 10 times while at Havre... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 2, 2016

George Ferguson Column: HHS'spring athletes meet tough challenges

Tonight, inside the hallowed halls of Havre High School, the sports season will officially come to an end, as the Spring Sports Awards Banquet is held. And while another incredible year of Blue Pony...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 1, 2016

Local Golf Report: Tournament season about to heat up

Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone. Graduations are over, and the kiddos are about to be let out of school. Yes, summer is here and, even if the recent string of rain and cooler temperatures...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 31, 2016

North Stars win on the road

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball team got their season re-started Monday afternoon, and they did it with a win. The North Stars traveled to Scobey for a game against the Scobey Blue,...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 24, 2016


Ben Stroh is coming home. Well, almost. On Monday afternoon, Montana State University-Northern head wrestling coach Tyson Thivierge signed Stroh, the former Chinook high star as a transfer from NCAA...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 24, 2016

A tennis 3-peat for the Sugarbeeters

One year ago, on the tennis courts of Missoula, the Chinook girls tennis team set a Class B-C state record for points at the state tournament. Fast forward one year, and the Sugarbeeters were even... Full story

 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 24, 2016

Local Golf Report: Congrats to Chinook golf teams at state

Despite a lot of rain, thunderstorms and now, golf courses that are soaked with water, last week was a very busy one for golfers of all ages. It was an especially busy week for the Chinook golf...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 20, 2016

Local Sports Roundup: Chinook wins state tennis, Ponies headed to state

The Chinook girls captured their third straight Class B-C tennis state championship Saturday in Missoula. The Beeters scored a tournament record 56 points, including a state doubles title from the...

 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 17, 2016

Beeters rolling towards third tennis title

George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor gferguson@havredailynews.com Postseason tennis got underway this past weekend in Havre. But, for the Chinook girls tennis team, the fun is just...


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