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Frontier Notebook: Lights set records in coveted win

Frontier Conference Notebook


October 5, 2017

Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Trey Blanchard not only helped the Lights beat Mayville State last Saturday, but he also helped his team set a new single-game MSU-N rushing record. For his efforts, Blanchard was named Frontier Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

There’s no denying, wins have been hard to come by for the Montana State University-Northern Lights the last four years. But, the Lights got another big monkey off their back last Saturday at Mayville State.

Not only was Northern’s 43-29 win over the Comets the first of the Lights’ 2017 campaign, and just the second in the last 2-plus seasons, it was also Northern’s first road win in a full three years. Before beating Mayville State, the Lights hadn’t won a road game, of any kind, since they beat the Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears 44-41 Nov. 14, 2014. That’s a long, lo...

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