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 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 29, 2016 

2016 Frontier Football Preview: Quarterbacks

Quarterback is considered the most important position in football — no matter the level. Whether it’s the New England Patriots or the Frontier Conference, teams will succeed when they’re led by...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 27, 2016

George Ferguson Column: Now Fed?: Missing another legend

In the not so distant past, I’ve written columns detailing my aging body, and how I can’t play tennis as hard or swing a golf club quite like I used too. I’ve even used those pages to poke a...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 26, 2016

Another Training Camp, but now he's a veteran

Marc Mariani knows what training camp is all about now. No longer is he a wide-eyed former walk-on from the University of Montana, or, a former Havre Blue Pony trying to eke out a dream in the NFL...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 26, 2016

Local Golf Report: Playoff races heating up at Prairie Farms

August is almost upon us, and that means two things for golfers. For the adults, local golf leagues are starting to wind down and the playoffs are almost here. And for the youngsters, the high school...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 22, 2016

Skylights will be challenged this winter

The Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team has been one of the standard-bearers of the Frontier Conference for the last several years, including a run of three straight NAIA...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 22, 2016

North Stars fall to Redbirds

The Havre North Stars had hopes of being a sleeper team at the 2016 Northern A District American Legion baseball tournament. But, after the opening round, the North Stars are going to have to fight ju...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 21, 2016

It's Rodeo time in Havre

Professional rodeo comes to Havre but once a year. And it's always during the Great Northern Fair. However, this year's Great Northern Ram Rodeo will have a slightly different look and feel to it...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 20, 2016

Griz picked second in Big Sky

The Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats don't begin the 2016 football season for well over a month. But, the conference the Griz and Cats play in got the party started this week in Park City,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 19, 2016

Fair fun includes sports

Football, baseball, basketball, volleyball, tennis, golf, these are the sports so many people in Havre and on the Hi-Line love dearly. They're also the sports that continue to be played the most, even...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 19, 2016

Local Golf Report: Open range offered to HHS golfers

Real summer weather has seemingly arrived, and it couldn’t come too soon, as I have to admit, I was getting sick of rained on, and blown off the golf course the last month. And, on Monday, there...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 18, 2016

West dominates Shrine Game

Three local talents got to experience one last night of high school football. Unfortunately, Havre High's Nate Rismon, Chester-Joplin-Inverness' Justin May and Chinook's Kevin Young had to endure a...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 14, 2016

It Begins: Bear Paw Roundup on tap

Fair season has begun on the Hi-Line. For sports fans, that means it's also rodeo season. The summer rodeo circuit got underway last night with the Blaine County Kids Rodeo, while the Havre Jr. Rodeo...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 13, 2016

A Powerful Homecoming

From the time Marc Mariani was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2010, he's given back to his home town in a variety of ways. The former Havre High great has signed autograph upon autograph, helped...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 12, 2016

Local Golf Report: Jim and Geno win annual Rotary Blast

Don’t look now, but one of the biggest weeks of golf at Prairie Farms Golf Course has now come and gone. And what a week it was. Last week was Rotary Week at Prairie Farms, starting with the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 11, 2016

Hi-Line Sports: An AD's Perspective: Christian Oberquell, MSU-Northern

It's pretty easy to see, and easy to say, there are good things happening in the athletic department at Montana State University-Northern. And while the Lights and Skylights have always been strong at...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 8, 2016

George Ferguson Column: Time for me to pick the loaded Frontier

It may be the second week in July, but football season, and in particular, Frontier Conference football season, isn't that far off. In fact, the Montana State University-Northern Lights, under second-...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 7, 2016

Lights release exciting hoops schedule

George Ferguson Havre Daily News sports editor gferguson@havredailynews.com The Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team played through a new-look Frontier Conference schedule last...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 6, 2016

Mariani bringing Play 60 to Havre

He's coming home. And this time, he's bringing an exercise movement with him. Former Havre Blue Pony, Montana Grizzly and current Chicago Bears' wide receiver Marc Mariani will be back in Havre next...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 6, 2016

Local Golf Report: Rotary Week is underway at Prairie

For those of you who love to watch the PGA Tour, you might have seen last weekend’s Barracuda Championship held at Lake Tahoe. And some of you might have been a little perplexed by the scoring...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 5, 2016

George Ferguson Column: From all of sports nuts, thank you HHS Marching Band

When you picture a high school football game on a Friday night or in a warm gym filled with high school basketball fans on a bitter-cold night in January, one thing that should come to mind is a band...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 1, 2016

George Ferguson Column: Let there be more light in local college football

Some may argue that football was meant for Saturday, and meant to be played in the day time. Others argue that, football, in its purest form, is high school football on Friday nights. Of course, then...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 29, 2016

Legion Fun: North Stars split with Chargers

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball team has played a lot of jamboree and tournament games of late. But with June almost over, the North Stars are getting into the heart of their Northern A...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 29, 2016

George Ferguson Column: Year after year, Fat was always there

Legion Field is one of the busiest places in Havre in the summer. It’s the mecca for competitive, high-level baseball in these parts. Each summer, it’s where the community gathers to watch our old...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 28, 2016

Local Golf Report: Rotary Week coming soon to Havre

The tourney season is in high gear right now, and, last weekend at Prairie Farms Golf Course, another of the big scrambles on the schedule took place. Amidst windy conditions, the annual NALSF...

 
 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...

 

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