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Lights bring college football home

Northern hosts Rocky in first-ever game inside Lights Stadium


Last updated 4/2/2021 at 8:13am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Lights Stadium sat idle in all of the fall of 2020 when it was expected to be filled with Northern football fans. But, while there won't be fans in the seats Saturday, there will finally be college football on Mike Tilleman Field as the Montana State University-Northern Lights host Rocky Mountain College in the first of back-to-back home games to end Northern's spring football season.

The Montana State University-Northern football team is off to a sluggish start this shortened spring season with an 0-2 record. They will only have two more chances to win a game this season, but they will get to do it at their brand new football stadium on the MSU-N campus. The Lights will get their first chance when they open the stadium with a game against Rocky Mountain College this Saturday.

"It's a big deal for our team. It's a big deal for our university, for the community of Havre," said MSU-N head coach Andrew Rolin.

The stadium was originally meant to open last fall but it was...

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