Montana State showcases familiar style during fall scrimmage | Bobcats Football

Through a pandemic, a postponed season and a changed coaching staff, Montana State football looked the same as it has for the last five years.

The Bobcats have a first-year offensive coordinator. They won’t play games this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. Their fall scrimmage on Saturday was played at Bobcat Stadium without fans, who instead had to watch the event online.

But the Bobcats haven’t changed. In a 14-7 win for the White team over the Blue team that featured a mix of young and veteran players, the Bobcats’ defense shined, their run game thrived and their passing game was inconsistent.

“For the most part, I thought competition was really good,” MSU head coach Jeff Choate said. “I don’t think we set football back 100 years today, not exactly what you’re looking for, but I think it was awesome. The energy was great. Our kids were excited to

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Magic Wings showcases beauty of butterflies

The butterflies are flying once again at Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory & Gardens in Deerfield, providing beauty and a sense of peace during the current pandemic.

The conservatory had been closed for nearly six month since March, but is now open on a limited basis, Magic Wings’ hours are Thursday through Sunday,11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with hopes of expanding opening days in the near future.

“We had a tremendous turnout on Labor Day Weekend when we first opened. People were excited to be back and we were equally excited to welcome them back after being closed for 171 days,” said Kathy Fiore, general manager.

“We were obviously very concerned about the virus and its effects on our business, because we count on admissions to keep us open. We are an attraction with large groups of people coming through our doors, so we knew we were going to have to

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