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Lights looking to cage the stingy Bulldogs

Northern tries to slow down Western's attack Saturday at Blue Pony Stadium


October 19, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Tommy Wilson and the Montana State University-Northern offense has been clicking as of late. But the Lights will have to be especially sharp Saturday when they host 18th-ranked and first-place UM-Western. Kickoff between the Lights and Bulldogs is set for 1 p.m. at Blue Pony Stadium.

With how good the Frontier Conference is right now, it seems like every single week, the Montana State University-Northern Lights are facing a team on a hot streak - a team climbing the national rankings.

Last week, it was a trip to Rocky Mountain College, just seven days after the Battlin' Bears shocked Southern Oregon. Now, the Lights (0-6, 1-6) come back home and have to square off against not just one of the hottest teams in the Frontier, but perhaps one of the hottest in the NAIA.

Saturday Northern plays host to No. 18 UM-Western (5-1, 5-1). The Bulldogs have won three straight, and...

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