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 By George Ferguson    Sports 

THE WAITING

If you build it, they will come. That’s the famous line from the movie “Field of Dreams.” Unfortunately, in 2020, it’s not true. Just ask the Montana State... — Updated 11/23/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Parker Filius shines on the mat

The NCAA wrestling season hasn’t gotten underway yet, but Havre’s Parker Filius has been on the mat. The Purdue junior finished fifth at 65 kg of the U23 division, at the USA... — Updated 11/20/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

He can't wait to get into The Brawl

Growing up in Montana, many kids dream of playing in the Cat-Griz game someday. They can't help it. It's just what kids do around here. After all, in Montana, the Bobcats and... — Updated 11/20/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

OUTDOORS: Hunters need to keep staying "Bear Aware"

HELENA - Deer and elk hunters are still in the field for general big games season and they'll all need to keep in mind a few important pieces of information. Be bear aware Grizzly... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson Column: This Brawl would have likely been the biggest yet

In a normal year, today would be the day when eight locals - and I always try and have a good cross section of Griz and Bobcat fans - would predict the outcome of the annual Brawl... — Updated 11/19/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Frontier announces "Return to Play" plan

Though there have been a handful of basketball games, the Frontier Conference' winter sports seasons really haven't gotten a full head of steam. But, when they do, this winter will... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Fort Benton star to play hoops at MSU-Billings

From the first time she stepped onto the floor as a freshman, Fort Benton’s Aspen Giese had been a force in District 9C girls basketball. So, there was no question Giese would... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson Column: Searching for silver linings on what would have been Cat-Griz week

It's Griz-Cat Week. It's Cat-Griz Week. It's the 120th Brawl of the Wild. Only it isn't. No, come Saturday, Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula will be dead quiet. For the first... — Updated 11/18/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Northern matmen ranked 12th

The Montana State University-Northern Lights, of longtime head coach Tyson Thivierge, know they have a really good team this wrestling season - whenever that season begins. Now... — Updated 11/17/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

District 2B announces volleyball honors

The 2020 high school volleyball season came to an end this past weekend, with state champions being crowned. Now, it’s time for the awards to roll in. The District 2B recently... — Updated 11/17/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Ice Hawks open the season at home

Just in time for some nasty winter weather, the Havre Ice Hawks high school hockey season got underway under the Havre Ice Dome last weekend. The Ice Hawks made their season debut... — Updated 11/17/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Longhorns can't overcome Titanic second half

FORT BENTON - The Fort Benton Longhorns know exactly what it feels like to have an offense that's clicking on all cylinders. But in the Class C semifinals, they had the tables... — Updated 11/16/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Saturday's Prep Football: Fort Benton's season ends in semifinal loss to Flint Creek

Saturday Class A State championship LAUREL 34, BILLINGS CENTRAL 0 Laurel;0;7;13;14;-;34 Billings Central;0;0;0;0;-;0 LAU - Jack Waddell fumble recovery in end zone (Tyler Emineth... — Updated 11/14/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

November Masters is cool, but it's also a reminder of how bleak things really are

To say 2020 has been surreal would be putting it a bit mildly. In fact, it would be the understatement of the year. And it’s all because of a virus, a global pandemic that just... — Updated 11/13/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Experienced Longhorns on the verge

They've been here before. In fact, it was just one year ago that the Fort Benton Longhorns stood on the doorstep of getting to play for a Class C 8-Man state championship. That semi... — Updated 11/13/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Longhorns no longer underdogs at state

A year ago, Fort Benton went to the Class C state volleyball tournament as an underdog, and a team that hadn't been to state in quite some time. Fast forward one year, and that's... — Updated 11/11/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Fort Benton repeats as Northern C champions

The Fort Benton Longhorns are going back to the state volleyball tournament. And to get there, they didn't even have to leave their own gym. Last week, the Longhorns captured their... — Updated 11/10/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

MHSA announces winter sports guidelines, updates

Many thought it wasn't possible, but the Montana High School Association's fall sports season is going to make it to the end, as state volleyball tournaments are held this week,... — Updated 11/10/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Lights, Skylights race at home in Frontier Championships

They beat the blizzard. And they ran some really good times. On Friday afternoon at Prairie Farms Golf Course, the Montana State University-Northern men's and women's cross country... — Updated 11/9/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Stampede: Longhorns thunder into Class C semis

FORT BENTON - Usually, the deeper you go in the playoffs, the tougher things get. That wasn't the case Saturday in Fort Benton. In the Class C 8-Man quarterfinals, the top-ranked... — Updated 11/9/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Longhorns roll, Pioneers come up short in Class C playoffs

Fort Benton scored 42 points in the first half, including three touchdowns by Jace Thompson as the Longhorns crushed Joilet 64-14 in Fort Benton Saturday in the Class C playoffs.... — Updated 11/7/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Diekhans, Longhorns continue with unfinished business

Fort Benton's Hayden Diekhans is joining his older brother Garrett at Montana Tech next fall. Only the younger Diekhans chose to play basketball for the Orediggers, while Garrett... — Updated 11/6/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Havre spikers finish fourth after a thriller in Glendive

It's been an exciting, but long week for the Havre High volleyball team. A week that saw the Blue Ponies already qualify for the Class A state tournament. However, the Ponies... — Updated 11/6/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Mark your calendars: Big Sky announces March Cat-Griz game

There won't be a Brawl of the Wild in three weeks like there was supposed to be. But, if all goes according to plan in the Big Sky Conference, there will be two of them in 2021.... — Updated 11/5/2020

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Hi-Line Athlete Profile: Field Soosloff, MSU-N Cross Country

Montana is a state of high altitude terrain, no doubt about it. But, as it relates to cross country, the sport is raced around the state on much more flat areas, such as golf... — Updated 11/5/2020

 

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