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Frontier Notebook: Wild Frontier season ends with the retirement of a legend

Frontier Conference Notebook


November 13, 2018

Colin Thompson

Rocky Mountain College's Nate Dick runs the ball during a Frontier Conference game against the Montana State University-Northern Lights in September at Blue Pony Stadium. Despite falling to Montana Tech at home last Saturday, the Battlin' Bears captured the Frontier championship and will be the league's lone representative in the NAIA playoffs. Note: This will be the final Frontier Conference Notebook for the fall. The notebook will resume in January.

A cold wind blew through Montana last Saturday, and by late afternoon, it had swept away what was left of the Frontier Conference football season.

And what a season it turned out to be. For the second straight year, only the league champion reached the NAIA playoffs, but even that turned into an interesting scenario as Rocky Mountain College dropped its final game of the season to Montana Tech last Saturday in Billings. Rocky still captured the outright Frontier championship due to Southern Oregon’s win over UM-Western last Saturday, but, Rocky’s loss to the Orediggers likely cost the...

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