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 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 7, 2015 

Local Golf Report: Rotary week at Prairie Farms

The three Prairie Farms Golf Course leagues took last week off for the Fourth of July week, but things will ramp back up again this week. And in more ways than one. Not only does men’s league...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 7, 2015 

Havre Babe Ruth team takes third in Kalispell

All-Star baseball season is in full swing for Havre Youth Baseball Association teams at all levels. And the Havre Babe Ruth 15U team had a big weekend this past weekend in Kalispell. Competing in the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 6, 2015

Skylights face new and daunting schedule

Just one year removed from its best season in more than a decade, the Montana State University-Northern women's volleyball team took on its toughest schedule in more than a decade last fall. And it...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 2, 2015

Skylights land a star defensive specialist

The 2015 volleyball season creeps ever closer for the Montana State University-Northern Skylights. But, head coach Bill Huebsch has continued to stay hot on the recruiting trail. On Monday, Huebsch an...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 1, 2015

Frontier landscape changing

The Frontier Conference has been rapidly changing in recent years. More schools are adding additional sports, specifically, soccer, track and field, softball and cross country. In fact, just a decade...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 30, 2015

Local Golf Report: Rotary Youth Golf Camp is next week

One thing I haven’t mentioned from my recent trip to the 2015 U.S. Open was how the other local guys who made the trip enjoyed it. Mainly, that’s because I hadn’t had a chance to talk to them...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 26, 2015

Northwestern Energy wins fastpitch city title

The heat is arriving, and the softball at the Sixth Avenue Memorial Field was exciting as the Havre Girls Fastpitch Association wrapped up its A-League Tournament. On Thursday night at the Sixth Avenu...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 25, 2015

Shaina's Challenge returns this weekend

Shaina Evans was a special person, and meant so much to so many here in Havre and her home town of Kalispell. And, she was also a special athlete, on the volleyball court and the softball field among...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 25, 2015

Griz players touted

The Montana Grizzly football program is just 60-plus days away from its historic season-opener against four-time FCS national champion North Dakota State on Aug. 29. And the Griz will start their...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 24, 2015

Local Golf Report: Rotary week is coming to Prairie Farms

I know this is a day late, but please forgive me if I still had Chambers Bay and the U.S. Open on my mind the last few days. And I admit, I’ll probably have Chambers Bay and the 2015 U.S. Open on...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 24, 2015

Blaine County kids rodeo is up soon

The Blaine County High School Rodeo Club is sponsoring the Blaine County Kids' Rodeo as part of the Blaine County Fair. The annual rodeo is on Thursday, July 9 at 5 p.m. at the Blaine County...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 23, 2015

George Ferguson Column: No whining: This U.S. Open was magical

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. — The 2015 U.S. Open is in the books, in dramatic fashion I might add. And as you all know by now, I was one of the lucky ones, there to see it all, and I couldn’t be more gr...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 19, 2015

George Ferguson Column: Still chasing tiger

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. – Twenty years. I was 20 years old and going to college at the University of Montana when Tiger Woods won his second of three consecutive United States Amateur Championships....

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 19, 2015

George Ferguson Column: The emotions and the oddities of the U.S. Open on Friday

UNIVERSITY PLACE, WA - If Saturday is typically known as moving day, then Friday at the U.S. Open needs to be called emotion day. Yes, the second round of the U.S. Open here Friday provided fans with...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 18, 2015

Lights' basketball schedule is released

The Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team always has an interesting and challenging schedule. But the 2015-16 schedule might be the most interesting yet. Northern men's head coach...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 18, 2015

George Ferguson Column: A day on the range

UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wa. — My first look at an actual U.S. Open golf tournament was just a practice day. But for someone who has never been to any sporting event of this magnitude, Wednesday at...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 17, 2015

Skylights volleyball adds former Bobcat

The start of the 2015 Montana State University-Northern volleyball season is not too far off, and the Skylights just got another big boost in their 2015 recruiting class. That boost comes with strong...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 16, 2015

Local Golf Report: Chambers Bay, here I come

There’s a lot of good golf going on right now on the home front. But I must admit, my mind is a long, long way from Prairie Farms Golf Course or Beaver Creek Golf Course. Instead, I’m thinking...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 12, 2015

George Ferguson Column: Start of football is intriguing

I have been saying for months now, even through a relatively mild winter, at least by Havre and Hi-Line standards, that I’m going to enjoy the summer. I’m going to make the most of it, and make...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 12, 2015

Local athlete to play in Class B All-Star Game

For the third straight weekend, and what won't be the last, a Hi-Line prep football player will be playing in an annual all-star game. When the 7th Annual Big Sky Class B All-Star Game kicks off...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 9, 2015

Northern Football set to start season early

Most of the college football world, including the Frontier Conference, begins the 2015 football season the first Saturday in September. Not the Montana State University-Northern Lights, however....

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 9, 2015

Local Golf Report: Ladies have another special day

For the second straight summer, I had the opportunity to volunteer my time for a special and worthy cause, as I spent last Saturday on the sixth hole at Prairie Farms Golf Course hitting shots for...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 5, 2015

George Ferguson Column: American Pharoah, please let me see a Triple Crown

If I’ve said in this column once, I’ve said it a thousand times, I’m a sports junkie. There isn’t much in the way of sports that I don’t care about. In other words, name it and I’ve...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 5, 2015

HHS hands out spring sports postseason awards

The spring sports season was another good one for Havre High School. And this past Monday, many HHS athletes who participated in the spring were honored at HHS’ annual spring sports banquet. The Hav...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    June 4, 2015

Locals play in Six-Man All-Star game

The second of four big all-star football games this summer is set to kick off. Saturday night in Custer, the annual Six-Man All-Star game will be held and three local standouts will be taking part. Pl...

 

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