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Ponies beat Red Devils in home debut

The Blue Ponies Defend their Home


December 10, 2018

Colin Thompson

Havre's Jake Huston goes up for two during the Blue Ponies' win over Glendive Saturday night in the HHS gymnasium. The victory was the first for new HHS head coach Walynn Burgess.

During his one season at North Star coaching alongside the late Griff Bye, Walynn Burgess learned a lot about basketball. He also learned a little something about Hawaiian shirts.

Well, Saturday night in the HHS gymnasium, when Burgess coached his first game as the head of the Blue Ponies, he wore a Hawaiian shirt to honor his late colleague and like it did so many times for Bye, the shirt proved to be good luck for Burgess as his Ponies won their home opener in resounding fashion 56-32.

“Every home opener,” Burgess said. “We all rock the Griff Bye style.”

Burgess was referring...

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