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 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    June 3, 2020

Lewistown sweeps on a historic night in Havre

It was a big day for local sports, as the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club got to take the field for the first time in 2020. COVID-19 certainly posed a threat to the Northstars chances...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    June 2, 2020

IT'S TIME TO PLAY BALL AT LEGION FIELD

The 2020 season is right around the corner and the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club is ready to take the field. The season has been long-awaited for the team and fans, who have pushed...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    June 1, 2020

Blue Pony head man Ryan Gatch looks back on a big season, before looking forward

It has been a long time since football has been on the field, but with summer kicking off, many teams, including the Havre High football team, are usually putting in work for the summer training...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 29, 2020

Northstars ready to shine

COVID-19 had plans to disrupt the 2020 Montana American Legion baseball season, but the league improvised, adapted and overcame the obstacle to move forward with a summer season, which means that the...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 27, 2020

HYBA leagues could take the field soon

Time is ticking away on the youth baseball season, and the start of summer is here. Since the last time the Havre Youth Baseball Association updated the public on how it's proceeding during the...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 26, 2020

Havre High looks for next volleyball coach

The Havre High volleyball program is now looking for its next head coach. Longtime Blue Pony head coach Tamecia Jarvis said she was not renewed for next season. Havre High Activities Director Dennis M...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 21, 2020

Northstars will get to play ball

It has been a rollercoaster of a spring for the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club, with a mix of uncertainty and hope that a season will come about in 2020. After all, summer baseball...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 20, 2020

Hard work helped faspitch softball become a reality at Havre High

This was to be the biggest week in the season. The week that would have been the 2020 Class A State Softball tournament. Before COVID-19 struck down the spring sports season in Montana, the Havre...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 18, 2020

DOMINANT DUO IN TENNIS TOO

Havre, and the state of Montana for that matter, know just how good Marc Mariani and Gary Wagner were on the gridiron many years ago. The duo was a big part of the Havre High football team that...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 15, 2020

IT'S A SISTER THING IN FORT BENTON

FORT BENTON - There have been plenty of family tie sports stories across the Hi-Line over the years, but there are some bonds that change and evolve over time in a different way, especially when it...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 14, 2020

HE HAD A TITLE SHOT

Comebacks are always a great story in the world of sports. The most notable and often recognized comebacks come from teams that defy the odds placed before them, but what often can be overlooked is...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 13, 2020

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Quinn Springer, Havre High Sports

COVID-19 has taken a lot away from the world of sports, its fans and its players, including the ambitions of Havre High senior Quinn Springer - at least for the spring anyway. Springer has been a...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 12, 2020

American Legion cancels its baseball season on a national level

Last weekend ended with an out-of-nowhere move by the American Legion Baseball National Organization, which has canceled the 2020 season for all teams that are a part of the organization across the...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 11, 2020

POWER SURGE

The Montana State University-Northern Lights wrestling team has been a pillar of success in the NAIA. Northern has put up some impressive seasons on the mat and has gained the attention as a team...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 8, 2020

Pandemic hits all sports, right down to the District 9C

It has been roughly three months since the first moments that the sports world fell victim to the COVID-19 concern. Even if Montana was one of the last states to cancel multiple seasons and events, th...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 6, 2020

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Savannah Dawson, Blue Pony Softball

It has been some time since the spring sports season was canceled, with many athletes mourning the loss of the season that never came. This year, like always, would have seen many student-athlete's...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 5, 2020

It's a Start

The high school spring sports season got shut down due to COVID-19, but there was a possibility that the summer sports can still go on. Originally, the American Legion baseball in Montana had its...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 4, 2020

List of local sports, sporting events being canceled due to COVID-19 keeps growing

It has been almost a couple months since the world of sports stopped due to the COVID-19 concern. It feels like it has been forever since the day sports halted, but in reality, it has not been too...

 
 By Aarron Thompson    Sports    May 1, 2020

BONDED, NOT BROKEN

There are many things that have been lost with the official cancellation of the spring sports season. There will be no games, meets or events. And student-athletes, especially seniors, have been left...

 

When will they play ball?

The current state of sports today is one that has been relatively stagnant. The spring season for high school and college sports has been officially canceled due to the COVID-19 concern. On top of...

 

Blue Pony Jacob Miller to swim at NCAA DII Adams State

Another Havre Blue Pony is headed to compete in a collegiate sport. Havre High senior Jacob Miller has signed with the Adams State University Grizzlies swim team. ASU is located in Alamosa, Colorado,...

 

SO CLOSE: Lights rallied to nearly reach the NAIA's Big Dance

Coming up short in a season hits hard for any team, but it hurts even more when there is a lot of hard work and big wins that boost a team forward in the later half of a season. On top of that, doing...

 

Phase I includes allowing American Legion practices

The boys of summer are at least going to get some practices in. After Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced that Montana would start the first phase of a re-opening, approximately 65 coaches and team...

 

SPRING IS OVER

It's official. The spring sports season in Montana has been canceled. Wednesday afternoon, the Montana High School Association released a statement by executive director Mark Beckman after the press...

 

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Grace Loftus, Havre High Track

Things have been tough for athletes across the Hi-Line the past couple months. With the spring sports season hanging by a thread, many athletes face the hard reality of not having a season due to the...

 

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