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 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 26, 2017 

Big dreams, big jumps

Sammy Evans never doubted she could jump. And while she dreamed big, and continues to dream big, she never knew she would jump this far. Evans, the former Havre Blue Pony, has made jumping a way of...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 23, 2017

Local Golf Report: Chinook girls get a Class C trophy

Last spring, it was the Chinook boys. This year, the Sugarbeeter girls took their turn. Last week at the Double Arrow Golf Club in Seeley Lake, the Chinook girls golf team brought home a third-place...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 23, 2017

Local prep athletes, coaches honored

The Great Falls Tribune’s second annual Northcentral Montana Sports Awards Banquet was a big night for many. And that included a whole host of Havre Blue Ponies. Monday night in Great Falls, five...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 22, 2017

Chinook tennis strong again at B-C state

The Chinook girls tennis team has stood atop the Class B-C mountain top for a long time. But the Sugarbeeters' attempt at a fourth straight state championship came up just a little short. This past...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 18, 2017

Lights add three to hoops recruiting class

Montana State University-Northern head men’s basketball coach Shawn Huse has added three new prospects to his 2017 recruiting class. Huse recently announced the signings of Anthony Harper of Green...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 18, 2017

Evans a champion again

Sammy Evans’ track and field career is winding down at the University of Montana. And in her last Big Sky Conference track meet, Evans was her usual fantastic self. Evans won her sixth Big Sky...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 16, 2017

Local Golf Report: Good luck to high school golfers

The local golf season may just be getting started around the area, but for Class B and C high school golfers, the end is near. This week marks the end of the spring high school golf season, as...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 15, 2017

Local netters headed to state

For a time, it looked like the Chinook Sugarbeeters had a battle on their hands at last week's Northeast B-C girls divisional tennis tournament. But in the end, the Beeters were just too strong. The t...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 12, 2017

George Ferguson Column: Fort Benton girls making headlines on the Hi-Line

I saw a post on the Havre Daily News Facebook page not long ago. Someone was asking the question “Since when is Fort Benton a part of the Hi-Line?” The response to that would be, of course, Fort B...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 12, 2017

MSU-N rodeo teams finish the season strong

The Montana State University-Northern rodeo teams wrapped up the 2016-17 season with the Big Sky Region Rodeo last weekend in Great Falls. The rodeo, held at the Four Seasons Arena, capped the annual...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 11, 2017

North Stars set to play ball tonight

The Havre North Stars American Legion baseball team tried to get their season started last Sunday in Great Falls. Tonight, they'll try again. After last Sunday's game at the Great Falls Outlaws was...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 10, 2017

Skylights sign Idaho All-State guard

The 2017 recruiting class for Montana State University-Northern head coach Chris Mouat is shaping up to be a special one. Mouat recently announced the signing of Jilian Gilchrist to join the Skylight...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 10, 2017

Divisional tennis comes to Havre

The Chinook girls tennis team has dominated the Class B-C state tournament in each of the last three seasons. But the sugarbeeters have been on top of the Northern B-C for even longer. Thursday and...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 9, 2017

9C track glory on the line Wednesday

It’s hard to believe, but track and field’s postseason arrives Wednesday. And it comes to the Havre Middle School Track. Wednesday morning, the likes of North Star, Fort Benton,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 9, 2017

Local Golf Report: It's early, but we enjoyed the heat

I’m guessing that this weekend was one for the record books as far as local golfers are concerned. After all, how often does anybody around here get to play in 90 degree weather with little or no wi...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 9, 2017

MSU-N's Faupel to coach at Idaho State

Montana State University-Northern's Natalee Faupel recently completed one of the greatest careers in Northern women's basketball history. And while Faupel graduated from Northern with honors on...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 8, 2017

Lights add five star grapplers

The future of the Montana State University-Northern wrestling is always bright. But, the brightness just got a lot more intense thanks to some great recruiting by veteran head coach Tyson Thivierge....

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 4, 2017

Trio of Lights' legends to be honored Friday

This weekend, three former greats who suited up for the Lights in three different sports will receive the ultimate honor – being inducted into the Northern Athletic Hall of Fame. Doug Kallenberger (...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 4, 2017

MSU-N rodeo teams set to finish the season

The time has come for the Montana State University-Northern rodeo teams to compete in the grand finale of spring rodeos. The Lights and Skylights will travel to Great Falls this weekend for the Big...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 3, 2017

Sammy Evans breaks more records

University of Montana track and field star, and former Havre Blue Pony Sammy Evans has once again been named Big Sky Conference Athlete of the Week. Evans jumped 42 feet, 8.25 inches to win the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 2, 2017

Local Golf Report: MSU-N wraps up its season

May has arrived, and hopefully, that means the local golf season will be hitting its full stride. Last week however, saw one golf season come to an end. The Montana State University-Northern men’s a...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    May 1, 2017

Huebsch resigns his post with Skylights

When the Montana State University-Northern Skylights hit the volleyball court late in the summer, they won’t have Bill Huebsch leading the way any longer. Northern announced Friday afternoon that...

 

HHS's Parsons among new Northern cross country recruits

When the 2017 Frontier Conference cross country season begins, the Montana State University-Northern Lights and Skylights will have some exciting new runners. Head coach Chad Spangler recently...

 

Skylights add former Browning standout

The 2017 recruiting class for the Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team is becoming a stellar one. And Northern head coach Chris Mouat added to it last week. Mouat announced the...

 

Local Golf Report: Lights, Skylights play in Arizona

The cold, wind and rain seems like it's here to stay, but plenty of exciting golf is being played on the local scene. Perhaps the biggest golf being played locally right now is actually happening in...

 

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