Western stops Lights in home-opener


September 13, 2019

Colin Thompson

Northern's Bryce Bumgardner hauls in a catch during Saturday's Frontier Conference game against Montana Western at Blue Pony Stadium.

The Montana State University-Northern Lights waited a long time to play inside Blue Pony Stadium. To be exact, the Lights had been waiting since Nov. 13 2018. Unfortunately, Northern's first opponent of 2019 seemed to feel right at home in the Pony.

Saturday afternoon, the No. 25 Montana Western Bulldogs spoiled the Lights' home-opener with a dominant 38-13 win in Havre. The win pushed Western's record to 2-0 while the Lights fell to 0-2 in Frontier Conference play.

And while Western showed its prowess throughout the game, and has now won seven straight times in Havre, Northern head coach...

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