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 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 12, 2016 

IT'S TIME TO RUMBLE: Northern vs Iowa Tonight

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling program has a storied history. A glance up at the banners hanging from the roof of the Armory Gymnasium, or a look at the wall on one end of the gym ded...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 12, 2016 

George Ferguson Column: Tonight's visit from Iowa is one of those defining moments

In the immortal words of the great rapper Eminem, “you only get one shot, opportunities only come once in a lifetime.” In the case of the Montana State University-Northern Lights wrestling team,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 12, 2016 

Skylights collar Bulldogs

With how tough the Frontier Conference is, it’s been tough for the Montana State University-Northern Skylights to string a winning streak together this season. But, they’re on one now. Thursday...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 12, 2016 

A night to remember: Lights, Hawkeyes put on a great show

If there was any doubt about the Iowa Hawkeyes intentions or their focus coming into their dual with NAIA power Montana State University-Northern Friday night, that doubt went out the window real...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 11, 2016

State Wrestling 2016: Havre High has plenty of big guns in Billings

The Havre Blue Ponies have won three straight Class A state championships, and nine in the last 12 years. To say they’ve been dominant the last decade would be a gross understatement. And, to say...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 11, 2016

No Contest: Lights dismantle rival Argos

The Iowa Hawkeyes might be the best team the 2015-16 Montana State University-Northern wrestling team will ever face in their careers. But, they certainly aren't the Lights' rival. No, that's the UGF...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 11, 2016

Ponies ready for the big races

Once upon a time, the Havre High swim teams dominated the Class A portion of the Montana State Swimming Championships — and then along came Billings Central. Now, however, the tide in the pool...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 11, 2016

Skylights want more road wins

Momentum is a big thing in college basketball. And the Montana State University-Northern Skylights built up quite a bit of it this past weekend. Now however, the trick is to keep it going. Northern...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 11, 2016

Lights hit the road

And now it will be three. For the first time this season, the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team is playing a Frontier Conference rival for the third time. Under the new Frontier...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 10, 2016

Round Two: Lights battle Argos tonight

The excitement for the Montana State University-Northern Lights’ historic dual with the Iowa Hawkeyes has been building for months now. But, right now, the Hawkeyes are the furthest things from...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 10, 2016

Frontier Notebook: MSU-N's Faupel honored again

Like most teams in the Frontier Conference, the Montana State University-Northern Skylights went through a long stretch without being able to win a game at Lewis-Clark State in Lewiston, Idaho. And...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 10, 2016

Skylights rise in new poll

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team is coming off a big, big weekend on the road. And now, the Skylights are moving back up the NAIA rankings. In the new NAIA Coaches Poll,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 9, 2016

George Ferguson Column: With that smile, Jesse touched so many people

For many years now, Havre, Chinook and the entire Hi-Line community has made the week of the All-Class state wrestling tournament pretty much a local holiday. After all, the area always represents...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 9, 2016

Hi-Line Girls Basketball Roundup

The first weekend in February marks the final push to the district tournaments in Hi-Line girls basketball. And, with last weekend's games in the books, there's just one week left in the regular seaso...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 9, 2016

Ice Hawks shut out by Bozeman

The Havre Ice Hawks high school hockey team had a week off before taking on the Bozeman Ice Dogs this weekend at the Havre Ice Dome. But, the rest didn't stop the Ice Hawks from being able to stop the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 8, 2016

Lights demolish Embry-Riddle at HHS

The Montana State University-Northern Lights hadn’t wrestled in Havre in almost three months, and, the Lights varsity dual lineup hadn’t really been competing together in nearly a month. So, the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 8, 2016

Skylights knock out the Warriors

If timing is everything, than the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team seems to have perfect timing right now. After losing back-to-back road games last week, the No. 20...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 8, 2016

Area grapplers shine at Northern B-C

CHINOOK — Anything that took place on the wrestling mats of the Chinook High School gymnasium at Saturday's Northern B-C divisional is insignifigant compared to what the entire Sugarbeeter family,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 5, 2016

Mat Time in Havre: Lights come home, but to the Pony Corral

The last time the Montana State University-Northern wrestling team wrestled in the Armory Gymnasium was a Nov. 19 win against Southern Oregon. And while Northern is still a few days away from making i...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 5, 2016

Skylights, Lights win in Butte

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights have been in the position they were in Thursday night several times this season: needing to win a game after a tough loss their last time out. But, on...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 5, 2016

Blue Ponies claim Eastern A crown

The Havre High wrestling team won its 14th consecutive divisional championship Saturday at the HHS gymnasium. And the Blue Ponies did it dominating fashion, scoring 273 points, crowning seven...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 4, 2016

Signing Day 2016: Lights ink 33 future gridders

The Montana State University-Northern Lights went through a difficult rebuilding season last fall. But, when National Signing Day rolled around, it became clear the Lights aren’t looking back. On...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 4, 2016

Skylights face daunting road games

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team has suffered two difficult losses on the road last weekend. But, life won't get any easier for head coach Chris Mouat's squad this week. T...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 4, 2016

Lights hope to hit stride at Tech, LC State

It's been a tough Frontier Conference season so far the Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team. And, a tough six-game road trip continues this weekend. Tonight, the Lights (3-7,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    February 4, 2016

Chinook hosts Northern B-C

The 2016 high school wrestling postseason is here. And the Havre High gymnasium isn't the only place on the Hi-Line where a chance to get to next week's All-Class State Tournament hangs in the...

 

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