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 By George Ferguson    Local 

Coaching great Jerome Souers is new MSU-Northern head man

The Montana State University-Northern football program has had some very dark times as of late. Friday night however, the spotlight was shining bright on the Lights once again.... — Updated 1/17/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

2021 Havre Daily News Area Female Athlete of the Year

You could see it coming all the way back when she was a freshman - Fort Benton's Aspen Giese was destined to be a star high school athlete. And, though there were some bumps in the... — Updated 1/16/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Legendary head coach Jerome Souers named new MSU-N head football coach

The Montana State University-Northern football program has had some very dark times as of late. Friday night however, the spotlight is shining bright on the Lights once again.... — Updated 1/14/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

First-place Lights home for two

Home sweet home. That's where the Montana State University-Northern Lights will be for the next two weeks, and it couldn't have come at a more perfect time. After beating Rocky... — Updated 1/13/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Skylights take on Tech and Carroll with a depleted roster

COVID-19 has struck again. And that means the Montana State University-Northern women's basketball team will be extremely short-handed for the first two games of what is set to be... — Updated 1/13/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

MSU-N's Keltner named Frontier POW

Yet another Frontier Conference Player of the Week award for the Montana State University-Northern Lights. Northern junior Jesse Keltner was this week’s Frontier Player of the... — Updated 1/12/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson: Mark, you made football in Montana better; Enjoy retirement my good friend

He did it kind of quietly. Which is exactly how he wants it. I know him well enough to know, he doesn't really want anyone to make much of a fuss about it. But, sorry Mark, I'm... — Updated 1/11/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Lights fight back at Western; Dawgs down Skylights

The Montana State University-Northern Lights already had one hard-fought victory in tow this week. On Saturday afternoon, they made it two-for-two. Northern's return to frontier Con... — Updated 1/10/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Lights gut out win, Skylights fall to open the year

It was a long break and there was some rust. But, the Montana State University-Northern Lights prevailed anyway. After 17 days off, Northern restarted Frontier Conference play with... — Updated 1/7/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

The Verge of History: Cats were built for a Bison showdown

For the Montana State Bobcats, this is new territory. For their opponent, it's just like old times. That's the matchup in Saturday's FCS national championship game when the Bobcats... — Updated 1/7/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson: The Cats are great, but I won't be cheering for them, and that's OK

For the last two weeks, I’ve been asked a very consistent question. And for the last two weeks, my answer has remained the same. And so I’ll answer it again here, and even... — Updated 1/6/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Skylights land Jefferson High hoops standout

The Montana State University-Northern Skylights return to the hardwood this week. But Northern head coach Chris Mouat is also building for the future. Mouat has announced the... — Updated 1/4/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Parker Filius thriving on the mat this season

With a wealth of experience now under this belt, former Havre Blue Pony Parker Filius is full steam ahead for the Purdue Boilermakers. Wrestling at 141 pounds, Filius, a two-time... — Updated 1/4/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

2022 Frontier Conference Women's Basketball Preview

Year in and year out, Frontier Conference women's basketball is as good as any in the NAIA. The league routinely sends quality teams to the national tournament, and has recently... — Updated 1/4/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

2022 Frontier Conference Men's Basketball Preview

Frontier Conference men's basketball is back, and though the coronavirus is still a black cloud hanging over all of college athletics, this winter is going to look a lot different t... — Updated 1/4/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Local

Bitter cold again on the way

December may have started out balmy, but 2021 sure ended with bone-chillng cold. And there's more on the way. After a quick shot of welcomed warm air this past weekend, frigid... — Updated 1/3/2022

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Top Local Sports Stories of 2021

Havre, the Hi-Line, Montana, it never fails to deliver memorable sports moments. And 2021 was no different. While COVID-19 might continue to dominate the headlines, on the local... — Updated 12/30/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson: Times are still tough no doubt, but, there's plenty to look forward to in 2022

Ready or not, here comes 2022. And while it's always a good feeling to look forward to a new year, it sure does feel a lot like most off us are Bill Murray in "Groundhog Day." And... — Updated 12/29/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Northern volleyball lands Huntley Project duo

Huntley Project is the premier volleyball program in high school volleyball in Montana. And the Montana State University-Northern Skylights just landed two more standouts from the R... — Updated 12/28/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Box Elder boys, girls sweep final games of 2021

And just like that, the first month of high school basketball on the Hi-Line is over. Tuesday and Wednesday, area girls teams finished up the December portion of their schedule,... — Updated 12/23/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Skylights finish strong on Arizona trip

The Montana State University-Northern women’s basketball team is going through some growing pains right now. It happens to a young team. And the Skylights experienced some more... — Updated 12/23/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

George Ferguson: Saturday's game could forever change the Bobcat football program, the university, and history

Has there ever been a bigger day in Bozeman? Maybe the aftermath of the 1984 Division I-AA national championship game, but that was a long time ago. In fact, it's been an... — Updated 12/17/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Lights dual Mountaineers ahead of Reno T.O.C.

The surging Montana State University-Northern Lights have just one week of competition left before the new year. And it starts with a big time Cascade Conference dual. Tonight in... — Updated 12/16/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Northern hoops teams face tough competition in Arizona

Just as winter hits, the Montana State University-Northern men's and women's basketball teams are heading south. Both the Lights and Skylights will play games in Arizona this week a... — Updated 12/16/2021

 
 By George Ferguson    Sports

Northern's McCadney named Frontier POW

It’s no secret what a great start to the 2021-22 season Mascio McCadney is having. And the Montana State University-Northern senior was honored by the Frontier Conference for it.... — Updated 12/15/2021

 

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