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Frontier Notebook: Northern offense is flying out of the gate

Frontier Conference Notebook


September 10, 2019

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern wide receiver Bryce Bumgardner runs a route during a 2018 Frontier Conference game against Montana Western in Havre. The Northern offense is off to a hot start this season, but they'll have to be extra good this Saturday when they open their home schedule against the nationally ranked Bulldogs. For more on the game, see Thursday and Friday's Havre Daily News.

The Montana State University-Northern Lights haven't played a home game since November of 2018. So there's obviously reason to believe that the Lights will be fired up to play the Montana Western Bulldogs this Saturday at Blue Pony Stadium.

And Northern fans should be fired up, too.

That's because, even with their 53-34 loss at Rocky Mountain College last Saturday, the Lights are looking like they're turning a major corner. Especially offensively, where they are scoring 11 points more per game after two contests in 2019 than they did when the 2018 season ended. A year ago, Northern finis...

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