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Lights brace for a charging Bears

Northern opens Frontier Conference play with a huge home game against rival Rocky


August 31, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

MSU-Northern running back Jett Robertson runs down the sideline last Saturday in the Lights 49-20 win over Mayville State. Robertson had 249 total yards in the win and is hoping for a similar showing Saturday against Rocky Mountain College at Blue Pony Stadium. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.

Last week, Montana State University-Northern head coach Andrew Rolin got his first taste of being the Lights head coach. Saturday, he will get his first taste of Frontier Conference football.

Last weekend, in Rolin's debut, the Lights dominated Mayville State, beating the Comets 49-20 and while 1-0 sounds good, getting to a 2-0 will be a much more difficult task as Northern welcomes 20th-ranked Rocky Mountain College into Blue Pony Stadium Saturday. The scheduled start time is 1 p.m.

"I think this is going to be a big test for us," Northern head coach Andrew Rolin said. "They are a discip...

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