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 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 31, 2015 

2015 Frontier Preview: Talent resides in Frontier trenches

There’s certainly a changing of the guard when it comes to the quarterback position in the Frontier Conference. But there’s also one going on when it comes to the guys who are charged with...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 30, 2015

Havre's Filius places at national wrestling tourney

Summer is a time for fun and sun. But Havre High junior-to-be Parker Filius has also put a lot of hard work in on the wrestling mat this summer. Filius, a two-time Class A state champion for the Blue...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 29, 2015

Carroll picked to win Frontier football title

It isn’t often over the last nearly two decades that the Carroll College Fighting Saints weren’t picked to win the Frontier Conference championship at the start of a new season. And the 2015...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 28, 2015

Locals flock to annual MCA Clinic

With the high school and college sports seasons now on the horizon in Montana, there’s still one very big week for all of the coaches in the state before they hit the fields, the gyms, the courts...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 28, 2015

Local Golf Report: Ladies wrap up regular season

Golf might be a little more difficult over the next few days with the torrential rains that are soaking Havre and the Hi-Line right now. But, the courses certainly needed it, as did the entire area....

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 27, 2015

2015 Frontier Preview: A new wave of QB's ready to take over

For the last three summers, the breakdown of the top returning quarterbacks in the Frontier Conference always started with Southern Oregon’s Austin Dodge. As a four-year starter for the Raiders,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 24, 2015

2015 Frontier Preview: MSU-N's Christensen ready for debut

Now a full year after the departure of Dickinson State University, the Frontier Conference looks to be very stable in football. And the coaching ranks is very, very stable. There are a host of...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 23, 2015

George Ferguson Column: Exciting Lights, Frontier football coverage coming

The Montana State University-Northern football team doesn’t play a Frontier Conference game until Sept. 5 when the Lights host the Montana Tech Orediggers at Blue Pony Stadium. However,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 22, 2015

Cats picked to win Big Sky

The head coaches in the Big Sky Conference, and the members of the media who cover the league had differing views of how the 2015 Big Sky football season will shake out. But one thing they had in...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 21, 2015

Cats, Griz touted by Big Sky coaches

On the same day the University of Montana sold out of tickets in record time for college football’s first official game of the 2015 season, Big Sky Conference coaches and players were busy at the...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 21, 2015

Local Golf Report: Don't feel too sorry for Jordan Spieth

Man, golf can be riveting — at least for golf junkies like myself. Even without Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy as major players, this golf season has certainly been riveting,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 21, 2015

Havre Babe Ruth team goes 1-3 at state tourney

The Havre Youth Baseball season is winding down, and it did so for one of Havre’s all-star teams this past weekend. The Havre Babe Ruth 15U team competed at the Babe Ruth State Tournament this past...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 20, 2015

North Stars earn key split

The postseason is now for the Havre North Stars American Legion baseball club. After a strong last game of the regular season, the North Stars carry some momentum into this week’s district...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 17, 2015

Plenty of local flavor at Shrine Game

With a weekend weather forecast much more like fall, it’s only befitting that it’s time to play some football. No, it’s not football season just yet, but Montana’s best high school seniors fro...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 17, 2015

George Ferguson Column: A new Cat-Griz perspective

It shouldn’t take tragedies and losses to put things in perspective. But doesn’t it always seem to be the case? And that’s the case sometimes in sports rivalries, too. Often, we get so...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2015

It's time for rodeos and crashes in Havre

There’s no question, Havre is a sports kind of town. A town where, football, basketball, wrestling and baseball seem to be big attractions. But once every summer, sports in Havre shift gears. And th...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 15, 2015

Havre Babe Ruth team heads to state tourney

It’s tournament time for Havre’s All-Star baseball team, and the Havre 15U All-Star team is heading to the biggest tournament of the summer. Starting Thursday night in Conrad, Havre will take...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 14, 2015

Cats, Griz honored

The Montana State Bobcats had two players named Football Championship Subdivision Preseason All-Americans, while the Montana Grizzlies had one. Late last week, the Sports Network released its annual...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 14, 2015

Local Golf Report: Rotary Week was a lot of golf fun

It was one of the biggest weeks of golf the Hi-Line will see all summer. And, once again, Rotary Week at Prairie Farms was just as big a hit as Shark Week was. The week began with the annual Rotary...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 10, 2015

Havre High sports on the horizon

It's only early July, but the start of another new fall sports season is just around the corner. In fact, it's now just over a month away. The Havre High golf teams will begin practicing Aug. 13,...

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports    July 8, 2015

Skylights will again challenge themselves

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team is coming off one of its best season's in school history. But, one year later, the Skylights will have to deal with yet another daunting...

 
 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...

 

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