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Northern volleyball is full circle for Wagner

After 35 years in coaching, an emotional Jerry Wagner speaks about coming home to have an impact on the program that started it all


January 4, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Jerry Wagner talks to the public about the vacant Montana State University-Northern volleyball position Thursday on the campus of Montana State University-Northern. Wagner started his coaching career at Northern in 1987.

When Jerry Wagner was cutting his college coaching teeth at then Northern Montana College, the Applied Technologies on the Northern campus didn't even exist yet.

On Thursday however, Wagner stood inside the ATC in Havre, emotional, talking about a possible return to his roots.

After 35 years coaching college volleyball, Wagner could very well be coming home. He interviewed for the vacant head volleyball job at Montana State University-Northern this week, and Thursday, he spoke to the public about coming full circle. Wagner's first head coaching job was at his alma mater, when he took over...

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