Ponies stun Sidney in season opener
Talk about ringing in the new season with a bang. The Havre Blue Ponies did just that on Friday night as they went into Sidney as underdogs and came out looking like big dogs after defeating the highly touted Eagles, 28-14, to open the 2003 Class A football season.
While the season-opening victory did not necessarily surprise veteran Havre High head coach Troy Purcell, the manner in which the Ponies dominated the Eagles in the game's final two quarters may have.
"Sidney is a very strong team and they are big and quick and fast," Purcell said. "And our kids played really well and we were ver...