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Ole Goat - a 96-year tradition continues


Last updated 1/29/2016 at 6:48am

As Great Falls High and Havre High boys’ basketball teams get ready to battle each other this week, they are participating in a nearly 96-year tradition-playing for the Ole Goat.

The Ole Goat is a hand-carved mountain goat sculpture donated by Havre businessman, Ole Flaten, in October 1930 for the great rivalry between Great Falls High and Havre High. Whoever wins both games during the regular season gets to keep the Ole Goat until the team loses both games. If the games are split, Ole Goat gets to stay with the team who won the previous two season games. The last time Havre High won the...

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