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Basketball frenzy about to begin

Area high school teams begin their season all across the Treasure State


December 5, 2017

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

The Chester-Joplin-Inverness girls and boys basketball teams will host the annual CJI Preseason Tournament Thursday-Saturday in Chester. The tourney is one of many this weekend, which will kick off the 2017-18 high school basketball season.

While high school basketball officially started in Montana this past weekend, this week is when things heat up as teams from across the state get ready to open their seasons.

However, the start of the local basketball season will have one key difference for fans of nearby schools and that's because the Native American Classic is being held in the west, at Salish Kootenai College, not Montana State University-Northern.

So instead of Rocky Boy, Box Elder and Harlem playing in Havre this week, all three schools will be on the road for this year's version, which is being hosted by Arlee....

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