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Veteran Northstars ready to play ball

Havre opens a new season this weekend at Legion Field

 

Last updated 4/15/2021 at 7:55am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Havre's Carson Lunak pitches in a 2020 American Legion baseball game last summer at Legion Field. Lunak and the Northstars are set to open a brand-new season this weekend against the Billings Expos in Havre.

Unlike most sports returning this spring, the Havre Northstars American Legion baseball club got the opportunity to compete in 2020. Last year, they qualified for the state tournament for the first time since 2005.

And Northstars head coach Patch Wirtzberger believes that last year's success will now lead to more this year.

"Last year was a fun year," Wirtzberger said. "It was an inexperienced team, but they gained a lot of experience and accomplished a lot last year with making it to the state tournament and I would expect them to build off of that and be every bit as good if not bette...



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