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  • Havre's Shea Reber takes ninth at state golf

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Oct 3, 2022

    The Havre High golf teams were fighting for individual medals and Blue Pony Pride at last weekend’s Class A State Golf Tournament. The Ponies were also fighting against a stellar Class A field, a tough golf course, and some ugly weather at the Hamilton Golf Club. And, the Ponies did what they always do — they fought hard. Led by a Top 10 performance from junior Shea Reber, the four Blue Ponies who qualified for the state tournament, which ran Friday and Saturday in Hamilto...

  • Four Blue Ponies tee it up one last time

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Sep 29, 2022

    By Havre Daily Staff The high school golf season is the shortest of all sports seasons in Montana. That doesn't mean however, that the Havre High golfers headed to the season finale this weekend, haven't been grinding hard, day-after-day, week-after-week, to get to this moment. And now the moment is upon four Blue Pony golfers as they head to Hamilton for the Class A state tournament, which runs Friday and Saturday at the tough, Hamilton Golf Club. "These kids have truly...

  • HHS golfers begin postseason with Eastern A Divisionals

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Sep 26, 2022

    The Havre Blue Pony golf teams may play in the winds of Havre a lot, but that didn't make the conditions at last Friday's Eastern A Divisional Tournament any easier. In 40 mph winds, and on a tough Lake Hills Golf Club layout, the Pony golf teams had an up and down divisional, where the HHS girls placed sixth and the Pony boys finished seventh overall. Havre did advance two girls and two boys through to state, as only the top eight individuals advance after the top four teams...

  • Blue Pony golfers excited to tee it up at Eastern A

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Sep 21, 2022

    By Havre Daily Staff All season long, golfers from Havre High have had one goal in mind - getting better. Now, the Blue Ponies will put that goal to the ultimate test. On Friday morning, Havre tees it up with Laurel, Billings Central, Glendive, Livingston, Miles City, Hardin, Lockwood, Lewistown and Sidney at the Eastern A Divisional in Billings, where trophies, medals and coveted berths in the state tournament will be on the line. "Very excited for the 10 kids who qualified f...

  • HHS golf teams wrap up the regular season with tough courses

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Sep 19, 2022

    What a better way to go into the postseason than to play two tough courses. That's exactly what the Havre High golf teams did last week. The Blue Ponies finished the regular season with the Billings Central Invitational last Thursday and the Laurel Invite last Friday, and HHS head coach George Ferguson said, regardless of scores, his Ponies achieved what they set out to do. "We wanted to use these 36 holes to prepare for divisionals," Ferguson said. "We were challenged on two...

  • Havre golf teams complete tough courses on road trip

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Sep 12, 2022

    After two long rounds and two tough golf courses, the Havre High golf teams have a glimpse of what the upcoming Eastern A Divisional will look like. Last week, the Blue Ponies faced off against all of their division rivals at tournaments in Glendive and Sidney. And HHS head coach George Ferguson was happy with the effort his kids gave. "This is our most challenging trip of the season," Ferguson said. "Right off the bus and out on the course Thursday morning in Glendive, and...

  • Havre High golf teams finding their stride as September nears

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Aug 31, 2022

    The Havre High golf teams have already reached the heart of their 2022 season. The Blue Ponies kicked off the final four weeks of the fall with a trip to Harlowton for the annual Jawbone Classic, which is a match-play triangular with Lewistown and Livingston Tuesday. The meet featured 15 boys and eight girls playing head-to-head matches for the Ponies, and, as always, Havre competed very well. On the boys side, the Blue Ponies got wins from Shane Patacsil, Jevin Jenkins, Carte...

  • HAPPY HOME COURSE

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Aug 19, 2022

    It's been a hot start to the 2022 golf season for the Havre Blue Ponies. And they especially enjoyed some home cooking on Thursday. At both Prairie Farms Golf Course and Beaver Creek Golf Course, the Blue Ponies battled Lewistown, Browning, Great Falls High and CMR in the 2022 Havre Invite, and after starting the season in Lewistown Wednesday, the Ponies, and HHS head coach George Ferguson, were excited about the progress they made in less than 24 hours. "We had a great Havre...

  • It's time for the Ponies to tee it up

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Aug 15, 2022

    After a couple of different schedule changes, the Havre High boys and girls golf teams are about to tee off on a brand new season. The Blue Ponies, who have a record number of players out for the team this season, will begin the fall schedule at Wednesday's Fergus Invitational in Lewistown, starting three straight days of golf action for the Ponies. Havre also hosts the Havre INvitational Thursday, then travels to the Browning Invite on Friday. "It's exciting to get started,"...

  • Pony netters aim to ace state tourney

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated May 25, 2022

    By Havre Daily Staff It all comes down to two long days in Bozeman. For five Havre High boys and a pair of HHS girls, the tennis season has reached the final matches. Thursday and Friday, the Blue Pony boys will try to defend their 2021 state championship, while a pair of HHS girls will represent the Ponies at the Class A state tournament. "The kids are just really excited," longtime HHS head coach George Ferguson said. "This is what we work so hard for. This is why we grind...

  • Havre tennis succeeds at Northeast A

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated May 23, 2022

    Weather has been pretty much a major part of the Havre High tennis team's story this season. And, in the biggest meet of the 2022 season, weather was front and center yet again. However, despite cold, high winds, several rain delays, snow and sleet, and having to play an extra day, the Blue Ponies persevered at last weekend's Northeast A Divisonal Tennis Tournament in Glendive, advancing seven competitors to this week's state tournament. "For so many reasons, I'm just proud...

  • This is the moment they've been waiting for

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated May 18, 2022

    The Havre High tennis teams have been forced to get used to playing in the wind. It's been that was for almost the entire season. Now, the Blue Ponies will have to play their biggest tournament of the year in the conditions they've grown accustomed to. Thursday and Friday, Havre takes to the courts in Glendive for the Northeast A Divisional, where weather will be a factor, but longtime HHS head coach George Ferguson said his teams will be focused on tennis and not the...

  • Pony netters find momentum in Lewistown, Miles City

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated May 16, 2022

    It's been a long, winding, windy road for the Havre High boys and girls tennis teams, and on the final weekend of the regular season, it was more of the same. Havre finished the regular season with trips to the Lewistown Invitational Friday and the Miles City Invite on Saturday, and while the conditions were tough, HHS head coach George Ferguson said his teams got exactly what they needed over the long two days. "This weekend was a challenge," Ferguson said. "Two very long...

  • Blue Pony netters preparing for divisionals

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated May 12, 2022

    The goal for the Havre High tennis teams is to be as sharp as they can possibly be for the Northeast A Divisional Tournament. And since that tournament is now just one week away, the clock is ticking. Havre travels to Lewistown for the Fergus Invitational Friday and then wraps up the regular season Saturday at the Miles City Invite. And both tournaments will be critical to Havre's chances at divisionals according to longtime head coach George Ferguson. "This is a huge weekend...

  • Pony netters split with the Pirates on their home courts

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated May 3, 2022

    The Havre High and Polson tennis teams have had a great, competitive rivalry over the years. So, it was exciting for the Blue Ponies to get the rare opportunity host the Pirates on a warm sunny Monday in Havre. And, according to longtime head coach George Ferguson, the dual was exactly what he was hoping for. "Just really grateful to Polson and Coach (Hislop) for making the trip," Ferguson said. "He and I have been friends a long time so it was really awesome to have them up...

  • Pony tennis teams handle adversity in Glendive

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated May 2, 2022

    Forced to move things up for the second week in a row due to weather, the Havre High tennis teams had a long road trip to Glendive. But, with the regular season winding down, the Blue Pony netters were up to the challenge. Last Thursday and Friday, Havre competed in the Elks Invitational in Glendive, where the HHS boys went 5-1 in duals, while the Pony girls tallied a record of two wins, a tie and three losses. But, records and scores weren't the focus of veteran HHS head coac...

  • Pony netters finding balance despite continued weather issues

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Apr 28, 2022

    It's right back to work for the Havre High tennis teams, and the Blue Ponies will need to take advantage of the court time they get today. Havre was supposed to visit the Elks Invitational in Glendive for a Friday-Saturday affair, but for the second week in a row, weather has forced a change in the schedule. Instead, Havre is in Glendive today to get as much tennis in before heavy rain comes to eastern Montana Thursday night and through the remainder of the weekend. So, the...

  • HHS tennis teams shine bright in Great Falls

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Apr 27, 2022

    The weather managed to cooperate, and while the competition was as good as the Havre High tennis teams have seen all season long, the Blue Ponies got exactly what they were looking for Tuesday in Great Falls. Havre traveled to the Electric City for duals against Great Falls Central, GFH and CMR, and HHS head coach George Ferguson couldn't have been more pleased with his teams. "The goal going in was to build off what we did last weekend in Hardin," Ferguson said. "We said we...

  • Pony netters beat the weather, win plenty in Hardin

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Apr 25, 2022

    By Havre Daily Staff With less than ideal weather for tennis continuing this month, the Havre Blue Ponies were looking to make the most of their first-ever trip to the Hardin Invitational. And though the meet was moved up a day, and the weather was again rough, the Pony netters accomplished their goals, according to head coach George Ferguson. "Well, we hadn't played real competition since April 8, so we went almost two weeks without matches outside of practice," Ferguson...

  • Havre High tennis teams still hoping to play this weekend

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Apr 14, 2022

    by Havre Daily Staff The Havre High tennis teams got through a grueling two days of the Havre Invitational last weekend. Now, the Blue Ponies will be road warriors for the rest of the season. If the weather cooperates that is. Havre was supposed to head to Cut Bank for the Class A Duals this weekend, a tournament in which the Ponies would face Class A rivals from the west in Polson and Libby, as well as East Helena and others. Cut Bank, though, canceled the event Tuesday due...

  • Blue Ponies ready to defend their court

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Apr 7, 2022

    They look forward to this all year long. And now, the Havre Invitational Tennis Tournament is back to normal, too. On Friday and Saturday, the Blue Pony tennis teams will play host to the 2022 Havre Invite, which will be held both at the Bill Vaughey Memorial Courts and at Montana State University-Northern, and, for the first time since 2019, will return to its original format. There was no 2020 Havre Invite due to the pandemic, and last year, the tournament was altered...

  • Blue Pony netters dominate Cut Bank Invitational

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Mar 28, 2022

    The first meet of a new season is always an exciting time for Havre High head tennis coach George Ferguson. And as usual, his Blue Ponies made the most of the season-opening Cut Bank Invitational. The Havre boys and girls combined for three individual titles, and eight different places in Cut Bank Saturday, but more important to Ferguson was how his teams played. "I was really excited about the overall way we played in Cut Bank," Ferguson said. "We asked the kids to go down...

  • Pony tennis teams poised for a big spring

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Mar 24, 2022

    By Havre Daily Staff Spring has sprung, and that means the Havre High tennis teams are back on the courts for another season. And it's been a highly anticipated one for the Blue Ponies, of 19-year head coach George Ferguson. With some of the best numbers the Ponies have had in years, and coming on the heels of the Havre boys winning the 2021 Class A state championship last May, the upcoming season is set to be a big one for the entire Blue Pony program. "Everybody has been...

  • Elks Hoops Shoot Results

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Nov 19, 2021

    The annual Elks Lodge Local Hoop Shoot was held last Sunday at the Havre Central Gym. The winners advance to the District Hoop Shoot. Boys 8-9 Braxton Huse 22 out of 25 Mekhi Jarvis 13 out of 25 Zak Campbell Hoops 10 out of 25 Girls 8-9 Linden Aikins 8 out of 25 Zoey Pedraza 1 out of 25 Boys 10-11 Noah MacDonald 16 out of 25 Blake Fuzesy 10 out of 25 Kolben Aikins 9 out of 25 shoot off tie breaker 7 out of 10 Theodore MacDonald 9 out of 25 shoot off tie breaker 6 out of 10...

  • Four Ponies take aim at Polson Bay and the final 36

    Havre Daily Staff|Updated Sep 30, 2021

    Four golfers from Havre High fought their way through a really tough Eastern A Divisional last week at the Sidney Country Club. Their reward is 36 more holes and an equally tough golf course. But they also get to compete on high school golf's biggest stage, and there's nothing better than that. "So excited for our kids that qualified for state," HHS head coach George Ferguson said. "As someone who loves golf, and really loves high school golf, I'm just so happy for them that...

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