A few years ago Jason Wirt liked to joke with his wife and friends that he would one day be the head girls basketball coach at Havre High, when and if head coach Dennis Murphy retired.
But there was no punch line to the joke. It is now reality.
Wirt, a former Havre High and Montana State University-Northern standout, has been named Murphy's successor as varsity girls coach for the Blue Ponies
The homecoming has Wirt filled with anticipation and excitement for the upcoming season.
"I am excited to be coming home and being able to coach at a school that has great support from the community, a...