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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bemidji Invitational: Saturday, Jan 20th

***  Bus Loads: 6:35 / Bus Leaves: 6:45  ***


What:             Buena Vista Pursuit Race


Location: Buena Vista Ski Area: MAP

Format: Varsity Girls and Boys Pursuit 10km
JV and JH races:  mass start 3.5km Freestyle Race


Times: 10:00 am Boys Varsity 5km Classic (2 skiers/15 sec)
10:45 am Girls Varsity 5km Classic (2 skiers/15 sec)
11:30 am Boys JV 3.5km Freestyle (Mass)
11:35 am    Girls JV 3.5km Freestyle (Mass)
12:30 am Boys JH 3.5km Freestyle (Mass)
12:35 am Girls JH 3.5km Freestyle (Mass)
1:00 pm Re-Bib -- Varsity skiers for Pursuit  
1:30 pm Boys Varsity 5km Freestyle Pursuit
2:00 pm Girls Varsity 5km Freestyle Pursuit
3:00 pm Awards

Teams: Section 7 and Section 8


Scoring: Top four skiers will score for team placement
In the event of a tie: Adding the top for times for winning team


Awards: Team Champions in Varsity Boys and Girls division (Plaques)
1-3 place Medals & 4-10 place Ribbons for Varsity Individuals
1-10 place Ribbons for JV and Junior High (handed out at finish)


Facilities:     Food and Refreshments Available in the Hall of Fame Building



Estimating that the bus will return to the high school around 6 pm.



Saturday, January 13, 2018

Upcoming Ski Clinic

Little Falls Community Services is offering a "Cross Country Skiing for Beginners" class in January/February.  Great opportunity for any parents who want to learn the basics!  Details HERE.


Thursday, January 11, 2018

Updates to our Nordic schedule

Lots of date and meet changes coming up.  At least for now, this is our schedule for the rest of the year:

(Today) Jan 11 -- Grades 6/7 at Riverside Park  CANCELLED
Saturday, Jan 13 -- NO MEET
Wednesday, Jan 17 -- NO MEET
Saturday, Jan 20 -- Pursuit in Bemidji
Saturday, Jan 27 -- Jr High Championships in Brainerd
Tuesday, Jan 30 -- Conferences in Mora
Tuesday, Feb 6 -- Sections

Look for info coming about practice this Saturday for Varsity and other interested skiers.



Tuesday, January 9, 2018

DL Invite - Results and Photos

Great day for Flyer skiers at Maplelag!  Lots of individual top 10 finishes, a team win for Boys Varsity and 3rd place for Girls Varsity.

Brainerd Dispatch
DL-Online
Varsity Results
JV Results
Photos
Boys Varsity Photos (Jay Richards)
Girls Varsity Photos (Jay Richards)

Monday, January 8, 2018

Detroit Lakes Invitational

Date: Tues, Jan 9th

Bus Loading: 6:30 am
Bus Departing: 6:45 am

Races: 
     Varsity skiers will ski only a Classic Race (limit 10 per school)
   Roughly 8km course (trails we typically have not raced in the past)
     Jr. Varsity skiers will ski a 5 km Freestyle Race
     Jr. High skiers will ski a 3-4 km Freestyle Race

Schedule:
   10:00 am Coaches meeting
   10:30 am Boys Varsity  (Interval Start)
   11:30 am Girls Varsity  (Interval Start)
   12:30 pm Boys JV  (Mass Start)
   1:00 pm Girls JV  (Mass Start)
   1:45 pm Boys JH  (Mass Start)
   2:15 pm Girls JH  (Mass Start)

Awards:
Ribbons will be given out to the top 10 skiers in each race.
Jr High Race ribbons will be handed out at the finish.
Top four skiers from each team will be counted for a team score.
The 5th skier will be used for a tiebreaker. 

Misc:
Each team will have a room in the basement of the main lodge.  
Only coaches are allowed on the main level. Skiers should use the exterior stairway.  
Lunch will be available for purchase by parents and spectators.
Skiers will need to pack a lunch.