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Knights never say die

North Star boys storm back to beat Big Sandy in 9C opener


February 15, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

North Star's Caden Rettig, ball, goes up high for a shot during Thursday's District 9C boys first-round game against Big Sandy inside the Havre High gymnasium. Trailing by as many as 18 points, the Knights staged an epic comeback to move into today's semifinal against Chinook.

The 2018 postseason was a magical one for the North Star boys basketball team. Then, graduation came, and the Knights came into 2019 younger, and far less experienced.

But, North Star still has that never-say-die attitude - that has never changed, and it was on full display in the Knight's opening round 9C tournament game with the Big Sandy Pioneers Thursday afternoon.

Fifth-seeded North Star trailed the fourth-seeded Pioneers 44-28 at the end of the third quarter, but in the end, the Knights pulled off an incredible rally, and upended the Pioneers 59-55 to advance to today's semifinal....

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