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Former Havre Blue Pony Jase Stokes headed to MSU-Northern to wrestle


January 11, 2018

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Former Havre High four-time state champion wrestler Jase Stokes, left, takes a picture with MSU-Northern head coach Tyson Thivierge after signing his NAIA letter of intent to wrestle for the Lights. Stokes spent this past fall as a red-shirt football player at Montana Tech.

Jase Stokes is one of the most decorated wrestlers to ever come out of the famed Havre Blue Pony program. Now, he’s coming back to the wrestling mats where he grew up — this time, as a Montana State University-Northern Light.

Northern head coach Tyson Thivierge announced Wednesday that the former Class A four-time state champion has transferred from Montana Tech to Northern. Stokes was a red-shirt for the Oredigger football team this past fall, but said, the pull to wrestling never left him.

“Mostly, I just missed wrestling,” Stokes, who is enrolled at Northern for the new semeste...

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