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2017 Havre Daily All Hi-Line Boys Team

It seems as though there is rarely a year when the Havre Daily News All Hi-Line Boys Team isn’t loaded with eye-popping, high-scoring, star-studded players. And, after an exciting winter of boys...

 

MSU-N's Faupel, Richards named NAIA All-American

Montana State University-Northern senior Natalee Faupel has done a lot of things no Skylight basketball player has ever done. As of Thursday, she did one more. For the second straight season, Faupel...

 

Local cagers earn Class C accolades

It was a banner year for the District 9C in boys basketball, with Hays-Lodge Pole and Box Elder meeting in the Northern C championship game, and both going on to make noise at the Class C state...

 

Spring ball underway at Northern

The Montana State University-Northern Lights are looking to use spring ball to build on the strides made last year. And that process is now underway. Northern, under the direction of third-year head...

 

George Ferguson Column: Skylights are a true NAIA power

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights didn’t win the NAIA women’s national championship this season. In fact the 2017 national tournament won’t be decided until tonight. And make no...

 

HHS grapplers featured in Sports Illustrated

It was quite the wrestling season for Havre High seniors Parker Filius and Jase Stokes. And now, the duo of Blue Pony four-time state champions got some exciting recognition. In last week’s issue...

 

2017 Havre Daily All Hi-Line Girls Team

What a year it was when it comes to girls high school basketball on the Hi-Line. The Havre Blue Ponies were outstanding, Rocky Boy made it to the tough Northern B, and the District 9C was as good as i...

 

MSU-N Daily Diary: Skylights give back on the eve of their NAIA opener

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights certainly had the Loyola Wolfpack on their minds when they woke up Wednesday morning in Billings. That's because Wednesday was Northern's final day to...

 

Hi-Line girls honored for hoops

The District 9C was loaded with quality girls basketball teams this winter. And that's why it should come as no surprise that so many 9C players made the Class C All-State list. In all, six 9C...

 

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Sierra Richards, Northern Basketball

As a post player, following in the footsteps of Skylight great A'Jha Edwards wasn't easy. But Sierra Richards has become exactly what these Skylights needed, a force in the paint So you’re...

 

MSU-N Daily Diary: Skylights Faupel, Filius honored at NAIA banquet

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights are working hard on getting ready for their NAIA national tournament, first-round game Thursday night. But the Skylights still had a busy day away from...

 

The Career

"She's the best player I've ever coached" Those are the words of Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball coach Chris Mouat. Because of all of Northern’s success during Mouat’s... Full story

 

MSU-N Daily Diary: Skylights enjoy the animal life

The Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team arrived in Billings Sunday for the 2017 NAIA Division I Women's National Tournament. Monday, though, as the rest of the field arrived at B... Full story

 

MSU-N's March to the Madness

Once is hard enough, but for consecutive years? That's what the Montana State University-Northern Skylights have accomplished - they've managed to now be a part of March Madness four straight times. A... Full story

 

The Road To Billings: Skylights in Review

Overall: 23-8, Frontier: 11-7, 2nd, lost to LC State in championship game. Current Ranking: 11th. Highest Ranking: 8th. Longest Streak: 6 wins, 2 losses. Key wins: Talladega, Central Baptist,...

 

Blue Ponies earn Class A accolades

As expected, the Havre High girls basketball team was well represented on the 2016-17 Class A All-State and Central A All-Conference lists. The awards were released Monday afternoon, with three Blue...

 

BILLINGS HERE THEY COME

Make it four in a row for the Montana State University-Northern Skylights. Not that it was in doubt, but Northern’s fourth straight trip to the NAIA national tournament became official Wednesday... Full story

 

George Ferguson Column: Ten years later, something special happening with HLP again

Ten years probably seems like an eternity to anyone who is a fan of Hays-Lodge Pole boys basketball. Yes, it’s been 10 years since a Thunderbird team played in the Class C state tournament. Today,...

 

Three Lights earn Frontier honors

The Montana State University-Northern men's basketball team had an outstanding season. The Lights racked up 21 wins and made it to the Frontier Conference semifinals. A lot of Northern's success was... Full story

 

Four Skylights tabbed Frontier All-Conference

It has been a great season for the Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team. And while it’s far from over, four Skylights have already been honored. The Frontier Conference... Full story

 

George Ferguson Column: So lucky to be wrestling fans in these parts

I’ve said this often, but I really don’t care how repetitive I might be. How lucky are we? The answer to that question, if you’re a wrestling fan around these parts, is very, very lucky. A...

 

Filius Ranked Nationally

Wrestling season has been over for a month now for Havre High senior Parker Filius. But, in the newest rankings on Intermat, which were released just last week, Filius received a high honor. The...

 
 By George Ferguson    Local    March 6, 2017

Two Northern wrestlers join storied history of champions

The Montana State University-Northern wrestling team has made history for decades now. The Lights made more of it Saturday night. Two Northern grapplers won individual national championships at the...

 

A Night of Northern National Champions

There’s a long and storied list of individual national championship wrestlers in the annals of Montana State University-Northern history. Now, there’s two more. Saturday night in Topeka, Kansas,... Full story

 

Saints end a great season by the Lights

HELENA — When it comes to the Frontier Conference, the Montana State University-Northern men’s basketball team experienced some highs this season. But the Lights also hit some lows. And that was...

 

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