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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Alexandria Invite Results & Photos

Varsity girls placed 5th and boys placed second at our chilly evening race in Alexandria. The Jr High teams started the afternoon racing under sunny, clear skies but the Varsity started after sunset and finished in the dark. The girls' headlamps were about all that was visible when they wrapped up their event.

Congratulations to top 10 finishers:

  • Varsity Girls: Adrienne
  • Varsity Boys: Jackson & Cormac
  • JV Boys: Alex
  • Jr. High Girls: Izzy & Ainsley
  • Jr. High Boys: Elliot & Antonio

Sunday, January 12, 2020

Alexandria Meet: Jan.14

Where: Andes Tower Hills
When: Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 2:30

MOLS out of class at 11:50; bus leaves 12:05
MS out of class at 12:00; bus leaves 12:15
HS out of class at 12:10; bus leaves 12:30

2:00 Coach’s Meeting
2:30 Boys Junior High Classic (3K)
3:00 Girls Junior High Classic (3K)
3:30 Boys JV Classic (5K)
4:00 Girls JV Classic (5K)
4:30 Boys Varsity waves, followed by Girls Varsity waves
**Classic (7K) – head lamps may be necessary
5:30 Awards

Starts: All races will be a wave start. Each school will have their own wave per race.

Awards: Awards will be given to the top 10 of each race.

Facilities: Nearby lodge with indoor restrooms

Friday, January 10, 2020

DL Invite Results & Photos

Varsity Boys took 1st and Girls placed 5th at the Detroit Lakes Invite at Maplelag. Top 10 finishes for Jackson, Cormac, & Ethan; Adrienne; Logan, Elliot, Parker, & Antonio. Congratulations to all!

Skinnyski's summary:

Detroit Lakes Invite Results

January 10, 2020
Jay Richards reports: Maplelag Resort was host to the 26th Annual Detroit Lakes Invitational on Thursday which included most of the schools from Section 8. The unique 9km continuous pursuit featured separate classic and skate courses and provided an opportunity for racers to preview segments for the upcoming Sectional race. In Varsity boys race, Nick Youso took top honors over Jackson Grant of Little Falls followed by Jack Lee of Moorhead. Girls Varsity saw 9th grader Abbie Ishaug of Moorhead taking the win followed by Elle Juranek and Lililiana Schaeffer, both of Brainerd. Team titles went to the Little Falls boys and Brainerd girls.

Brainerd Dispatch
Varsity & JV Results
Jr High Results
Photo Album

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Detroit Lakes Invite: Jan 9th

Thursday, Jan. 9th at 10:30am
Maplelag Resort, Callaway 


6:15 a.m. Load Bus
6:30 a.m. Bus Leaves
10:00 a.m. Coaches meeting
10:30 a.m. Boys Varsity
11:30 a.m. Girls Varsity
12:30 p.m. Boys JV
1:00 p.m. Girls JV
1:45 p.m. Boys JH
2:15 p.m. Girls JH

Click for Race Course Details

Varsity Race: Varsity skiers will ski a continuous pursuit, starting with classic style and a quick change to skate at the halfway point of the race -- each leg approximately 4.5 km. Ribbons will be given out to the top 10 skiers in each race. Top four skiers from each team will be counted for a team score. Adding the times of the skiers will be used as the tiebreaker. 

JV Race: Jr. Varsity skiers will ski only a 5 km Classic race. Mass Start. Ribbons will be given out to the top 10 skiers in each race.

Jr High Race: Jr. High skiers will ski a 3-4 km Freestyle race. Mass Start. Ribbons will be given out to the top 10 skiers in each race, handed out at the finish.

Lunch is available for purchase for spectators. Skiers should pack:
  • Lunch
  • Water and/or Gatorade
  • Uniform & ski equipment
  • Dry clothes/layers
  •'s a long day
Our team will have a room in the basement of the main lodge.

Sunday, January 5, 2020

Mesabi East Results

The Mesabi East meet this year consisted of 872 racers on 58 teams from throughout Minnesota and neighboring states. Forest Lake took both Varsity team titles. Our team finishes were:

Girls Varsity:   25th Place
Boys Varsity:  7th Place
Girls JV:   21st Place
Boys JV:   17th Place

Full Results
Brainerd Dispatch

photo cred: Coach Jordan