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Skiers compete at first meet after break

Skiers compete at first meet after break

Kaia Myers

January 11, 2019


Filed under Winter sports

According to sophomore Maya Lee, the Nordic team had a successful first meet back after winter break. “Everyone seems to be doing really well and (our) technique seemed good. Everyone seems pretty happy with how they did,” Lee said. “I feel like I did alright. I wasn’t feeling as good as ...

Nordic competes at largest ski meet in the country

Nordic competes at largest ski meet in the country

Kaia Myers

January 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

According to Nordic head coach Doug Peterson, the team’s latest meet last weekend in Mesabi, MN drew competition from across the United States. It is the biggest Nordic race for high schoolers in the nation. The top ten skiers from both the girls’ and boys’ teams were selected to compete at thi...

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Nordic Ski looks forward to an eventful season

Kaia Myers

November 20, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Winter sports

According to Nordic Ski head coach Doug Peterson, the team is diligently working toward their goals, which includes state for some skiers. “I believe that the team is going to be competitive because they look like they are pretty hard workers and have pretty good character,” Peterson said. “I th...

Junior speeds toward State

Junior speeds toward State

Abby Intveld and Ndunzi Kunsunga

February 16, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter sports

Waiting anxiously for her results at nordic Sections Feb. 5, junior Cecelia Schmelzle said she was excited when she found out she qualified for State. “It was close. I didn’t know right away if I made it or not, so I had to wait a little bit,” Schmelzle said. “I’m really excited. I’ve worked r...

Annual event highlights Minnesotan traditions

Annual event highlights Minnesotan traditions

Marta Hill and Isabel Kjaer

February 2, 2018


Filed under City Entertainment

As junior Anika Hanson prepares to attend her tenth Luminary Loppet, she said she looks forward to the lights, excitement and overall vibe of the night. “It's really fun to have the whole lake light up, and it's always a fun night because everyone is excited to be outside, and everyone has a goo...

Nordic prepares for upcoming meet

Nordic prepares for upcoming meet

Amaia Barajas

January 8, 2017


Filed under Winter sports

The first meet of the season was last week and according to senior captain Jackson Sokolowski the team is prepared and ready for Mondays meet. Sokolowski said he has faith in the performance of the Nordic team at the upcoming meet. “I think we’re really prepared, a lot of people improved ove...

Nordic team prepares for first meet of the season

Nordic team prepares for first meet of the season

Amaia Barajas

December 14, 2016


Filed under Winter sports

According to head coach Doug Peterson, a lack of snow is common for the season but the Nordic team remains focused on getting on the snow. According to sophomore skier Cece Schmelze, off-season training is vital to performance during the season. “The stuff in the off-season, like when we don...

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