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Young Lights come up short in Great Falls

Northern battles hard, but Argos strike the first blow in rivalry series


November 9, 2017

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Brandon Weber, right, takes down University of Providence' Casey Dobson during their thrilling overtime match Wednesday night in Great Falls. Weber won in overtime, but the Argos captured the dual, 25-15.

GREAT FALLS - Following their first dual of the season, Montana State University-Northern wrestling head coach Tyson Thivierge said he wasn't sure what type of dual team he was going to have this winter.

As it turns out though, the young Lights are pretty tough.

Northern, ranked 17th in the NAIA Coaches Preseason Poll, started three true freshmen in a 25-15 loss to the third-ranked University of Providence Argos Wednesday night inside the McLaughlin Center. And while the Lights may have come up short on the scoreboard, including having to forfeit six points at heavyweight, they showed wha...

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