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Bear Bite: Bears 24, Lights 21

Rocky erases a huge Northern lead in Lights Stadium debut


Last updated 4/5/2021 at 7:55am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State University-Northern's Izayah Boss, runs past a Rocky Mountain College defender during Saturday's first-ever game inside Lights Stadium. Northern fell to Rocky 24-21 in a heartbreaker. For a full box score, see Page B3.

At halftime of their game Saturday against Rocky Mountain College, the Montana State University-Northern football team looked poised to win their first game in the Frontier Conference in five years. The Lights held a 21-7 lead and only needed to keep their run game and defense going to open their brand new stadium on the MSU-N campus with a win.

Unfortunately, the Battlin' Bears scored 17 straight points in the second half to win the game, 24-21.

"We got to finish. We got to do more offensively, put the ball in the end zone and make plays when they're supposed to be made," MSU-N head coac...

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