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  • Northstars open with tough losses to Great Falls AA

    George Feguson|Updated May 5, 2024

    The Havre Northstars American Legion baseball team was anxious to get their 2024 season started. But, their home opener was going to be tough as the Northstars hosted the Great Falls AA Chargers last Sunday at Legion Field. And while it was tough sledding for the young Havre team, head coach Patch Wirtzberger’s squad battled the AA Chargers in each game. In the opener, Havre dropped a tough 6-0 decision to the Chargers, who showed off some strong pitching as the Northstars were shut out at the plate. That good Great Falls pit...

  • Havre netters shine in Billings

    George Feguson|Updated May 5, 2024

    With the Northeast A Divisional Tournament fast approaching, the Havre High tennis teams took full advantage of the Mayfair Invitational last weekend, hosted by Billings Central. The Blue Ponies played in a bracketed tournament against almost all of the Eastern A, including division rivals like Miles City and Glendive. On the boys side, the Ponies excelled in doubles, as Carter Spangler and Max Spangler teamed up to finish third in the No. 1 doubles bracket. The duo lost a tough match to eventual champion Hardin, but bounced...

  • Blue Ponies sweep on the diamond, win regular season title

    George Feguson|Updated May 5, 2024

    The Havre High softball team finished its home schedule with two wins at the Sixth Avenue Memorial Field. On Friday, the Ponies crushed Sidney 10-0 in five innings. Bree Hanson hit a homer for Havre. Havre was already up, 4-0 at that point. The Ponies also got four runs by RBI singles. Camille Keeley lead the team with three RBIs on three hits. Keeley now has 21 RBIs in 16 games played. Elle Verploegen dominated in the circle. She took a perfect game into the fifth inning, allowing only one hit and striking out eight Eagles....

  • Ponies sweep Havre Lions Invite

    George Feguson|Updated May 5, 2024

    Another home meet, another clean sweep for the Havre High track and field teams. On Saturday, the Blue Pony girls won the Havre Lions Invite at the Havre Middle School Track with 150 points, while the Havre boys scored 111 points to also win the final home meet of the 2024 season. In the boys meet, Brayden Kimblerling took second for the Ponies in the 100 meters, as well as second in the 200. Ciaran Courtnage also finished sixth in the 200. In the 400, Havre went 4-6, as Trayden Riley was fourth, followed b y Rhett...

  • Havre softball splits with Lewistown, Glasgow

    George Feguson|Updated May 3, 2024

    The Havre High softball team splits a pair of recent games, as the Ponies fell to Lewistown but beat Glasgow. On Tuesday, the Ponies dropped a 5-4 decision to rival Lewistown at the Sixth Avenue Memorial Field. Camille Keeley got things started for the Ponies, doubling in center ersi Morse for the game’s first run in the bottom of the first. The Eagles came back with two runs in the next half inning, but Havre tied the game in the third as Rachel Jette knocked in Morse. The Ponies took the lead in the fourth as Bree Hanson h...

  • Pony thinclads do well at Glasgow Top 10

    George Feguson|Updated May 3, 2024

    The Havre High trend and field teams took part in the Glasgow Top 10 last Tuesday afternoon in Glasgow. And the Ponies who were qualified for the Top 10 did quite well. On the girls side, Havre’s Kaydence Reiter finished second in both the 100 meters and 200 meters, while Macy Brandon finished first in the 400 meters for the Ponies. Freshman Ashlyn Ford took second in the 1,600, while Kyanna Jarvis took first in the 100 hurdles. Havre won the 4x100 with Macee May, Brandon, Jarvis and Reiter making up the squad, while Brandon,...

  • Lights hoping for turnaround against EOU

    George Feguson|Updated Oct 9, 2023

    The last time the Montana State University-Northern Lights won a Frontier Conference game, it was the Eastern Oregon Mountaineers who felt the brunt of that victory. The Lights are now hoping that history repeats itself. Northern beat EOU in a conference game two years ago to snap a long Frontier losing streak, and the Lights (0-3, 1-3) will try and snap another streak when they host EOU (1-2, 1-4) in a league matchup Saturday at Tilleman Field. Northern will also be looking t...

  • From Tee to Green: MSU-N men's and women's golf teams second tournament

    George Feguson|Updated Sep 26, 2023

    The Montana State University-Northern men’s and women’s golf teams played their second tournament of the season last week as the Lights and Skylights competed at the Providence Open in Great Falls. ShaAnn Danelson led the Skylights with a score of 206 (62 over par). Savannah Toms finished with a score of 221 (77 over par). The Lights came in fifth place with a score of 1153 (289 over par). Kyler Cassel scored a 249 (33 over par) tying for 18 place. Theron Peterson scored 274 coming in at 21. Tristan Fladager came in 24 wit...

  • George Ferguson: Nothing really compares to the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament

    George Feguson|Updated Feb 8, 2023

    When I say there’s nothing else like the All-Class State Wrestling Tournament in Billings, I really mean it. It’s not cliche’, it’s not an exaggeration and it’s not hyperbole. At least, in the world of sports journalism, there really is nothing else like what’s about to go down in the First Interstate Bank Arena at the Metra in Billings Friday and Saturday, because it is one of the biggest and most exciting sporting events Montana puts on every single year for a variety of...