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Dane Warp up for Little Sullivan Award Sunday

For the second year in a row, local student-athlete is up for one of Montana's most prestigious awards, and that award has as much to do with life away from sports, a sit does on it. Former Havre...

 

Area legend Mike Tilleman passes away at age 76

Havre, Chinook, the Hi-Line. We've all lost one of the legendary athletes to ever be produced in these parts, as well as a longtime member of the community. Mike Tilleman passed away Friday morning...

 

FRIDAY'S PREP FOOTBALL

The Havre Blue Ponies played their first road game of 2020, but it didn't go well. Friday night, the Ponies lost 32-14 to the Glendale Red Devils in Glendive. Havre, 0-2 will play at Lewistown next...

 

Blue Pony runners race on the road

It was an exciting and productive start for the Havre High cross country teams, with the Blue Ponies taking advantage of opening the season at home. Now, though, Havre will take to the road, and race...

 

Local Golf Report: Northern golf teams teeing it up this fall

The 2020 Frontier Conference golf season is going to look a bit different for the Montana State University-Northern Lights and Skylights, thanks to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Still, the season is...

 

Hi-Line Volleyball: North Star, Fort Benton, Chinook get key 7C wins

Hi-Line volleyball season is in full swing now, as teams around the area begin to get used to the new way of playing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Of course, nothing seems to bother the Fort Benton...

 

Blue Pony stampede on the Prairie

It had been a month of training, including in hot weather, all to finally get to the starting line of the 2020 season for the Havre High cross country teams and new head coach Kari Filius. And when...

 

MSU-Northern harriers off and running

There was no better way for the Montana State University-Northern men's and women's cross country teams to open the season than to do it on their home course. Since its beginnings, the Northern teams...

 

Skylights digging the new offseason

One of the many things that has been bothering Montana State University-Northern head volleyball coach Jerry Wagner during the coronavirus pandemic is what's bothered just about everybody - the...

 

FRIDAY PREP FOOTBALL: Laurel spoils Havre debut; Harlem wins again

The Havre Blue Ponies fell in their season-opener to the Laurel Locomotives, 42-0 Friday night at Blue Pony Stadium. Meanwhile, in other local games, Harlem beat Wolf Point 34-21, Big Sandy downed...

 

They get to run: MSU-N cross country teams charge into fall

It's going to be a quiet fall in the Frontier Conference, and for much of the NAIA for that matter. But, not for the Montana State University-Northern cross country teams. Though the NAIA moved the 20...

 

Havre High harriers ready for a big day of racing at Prairie Farms

The Havre High cross country teams started practice nearly a month ago. So it's been a long wait to compete. Now, however, the time has come. Friday morning, the Blue Ponies will host the 2020 Havre...

 

Local Golf Report: BCGC crowns men's league, club champs

And with a final nine holes on Thursday night at Beaver Creek Golf Course, league golf in Havre came to an end. In the championship match of the BCGC Men's League Thursday night, Parisian LLC defeated...

 

Hi-Line Football: Emotional football wins for Rocky Boy and Harlem

The football program at Rocky Boy has had about as many tough times as any team in the state of Montana in recent times. In fact, for years in Class B, Rocky Boy never even fielded a varsity team. And...

 

Hi-Line Volleyball: Sugarbeeters sweep, Wildcats beat Wolves

Last week started it all. Now, the local volleyball season is in full swing. The second week of volleyball on the Hi-Line started last Thursday with a huge 7C showdown between Chinook and North Star...

 

The Hi-Line already has a pair of top-ranked football teams

Fans of Havre High have to wait one more week for Blue Pony football. But, that doesn't mean the Hi-Line will be quiet this weekend. That's because there's some big Class C games, in what is the...

 

Quick Camp: Lights learn, grow and get better after 13 practices

Andrew Rolin has learned a lot during the last six months. After all, the third-year head coach of the Montana State University-Northern Lights hasn't been able to do what he loves the most - which...

 

George Ferguson Column: Forgive me while I mourn what should have been the opening weekend of Griz, Cats football season

Under normal circumstances, this page would have been filled with preview stories on the upcoming season for the Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats football teams. As we all know by now,...

 

Meet the MSU-Northern football staff

The Montana State University-Northern coaching staff has had to really adjust on the fly during this coronavirus pandemic. From not having spring ball, to not being able to meet and work with players...

 

Local Golf Report: Congrats to the ladies on their season

The coronavirus has changed just about everything we all do, in one way or another. And one thing it's going to drastically change for me is, how much time I spend in Missoula this fall. In fact,...

 

Hi-Line Volleyball: Please send us your volleyball box scores

It may be a different look, with a lot different rules and procedures, but, the 2020 high school volleyball season officially got going on the Hi-Line this past weekend. And with that, I'd like to...

 

Frontier Preview: Great Running Backs

Even though offensive coordinators in the league have adjusted to modern football, namely, spread offenses, the Frontier Conference has always been, and will always be a league where running backs...

 

Let the games begin: Area fall sports underway

After a rollercoaster of emotions and uncertainty about the 2020 fall football season along the Hi-Line due to COVID-19, the fall season was given the green light to go forward. With many of the Class...

 

RIBBON CUT, LEGEND HONORED

The Montana State University-Northern Lights, and their fans, are going to have to wait a while longer to see a game inside the new stadium on Northern's campus. And yet, that didn't stop a...

 

Lights build chemistry, prepare to break in the new field as fall camp rolls on

Building a team is a big part of fall camp. It's a normal process, and one that takes time. But in this new normal that has gripped college football this fall, for now at least, one thing the Lights...

 

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