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Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop takes Brumbaugh Cup
Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop takes Brumbaugh Cup

Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop takes Brumbaugh Cup

3/5/2014 - By Mike Muha

Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop has crushed everyone in the Brumbaugh Cup competition.Part of their strategy was to make sure they had enough men and women racing to get points in every race. Good job Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop!

Tosteson  and Frye win The Beast
Tosteson  and Frye win The Beast

Tosteson and Frye win The Beast

3/3/2014 - By John Gravlin

The lake start/finish of the Black Mountain races makes for an incredible spectator viewing of the skiers. Overall winners Phillip Tosteson and Mariah Frye Colie did not disappoint as they demonstrated beautiful skating technique finishing first.

Hardin and Harris win 31K Black Mountain Classic
Hardin and Harris win 31K Black Mountain Classic

Hardin and Harris win 31K Black Mountain Classic

3/2/2014 - By Mike Muha

Tracy Hardin has an easy victory over the other women while Ryan Harris pulled ahead of Dan Yankus and Denny Paul for the win.

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Goble battles Lipp for top Junior girl; XCHQ narrowly leads MI Cup
Goble battles Lipp for top Junior girl; XCHQ narrowly leads MI Cup

Goble battles Lipp for top Junior girl; XCHQ narrowly leads MI Cup

2/28/2014 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: The biggest battle is between Sarah Goble (Team NordicSkiRacer) and Erin Lipp for the title of top Junior Girl. Both have 992 points. it appears HH/CCSS will need to get a good turnout at the Relays to unseat XCHQ for the Michigan Cup.

The Ryans battle for first, Lipp cruises to a victory in Boyne Grinder
The Ryans battle for first, Lipp cruises to a victory in Boyne Grinder

The Ryans battle for first, Lipp cruises to a victory in Boyne Grinder

2/22/2014 - By Mike Muha

Junior Erin Lipp was the top women, while the "Ryans" (Ryan Halstead and Ryan Harris) once again fought to the end, with Halstead winning in a photo finish.

HH/CCSS unstoppable in Brumbaugh Cup?
HH/CCSS unstoppable in Brumbaugh Cup?

HH/CCSS unstoppable in Brumbaugh Cup?

2/20/2014 - By Mike Muha

Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop continues to lead the Brumbaugh Cup Standings, with a fairly commanding lead. Cross County Ski Headquarters in second, with the Vasa Ski Club skating into third...

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Michigan Cup standings through Hanson Hills Classic
Michigan Cup standings through Hanson Hills Classic

Michigan Cup standings through Hanson Hills Classic

2/20/2014 - By Mike Muha

Sean Brown and Sarah Goble lead the juniors while Kaityln Patterson and Alex Vanais lead the seniors.

Michigan State High School Championships results
Michigan State High School Championships results

Michigan State High School Championships results

2/18/2014 - By Mike Muha

The Michigan High School Championships were held on the Vasa Ski Trail in Traverse City, Michigan this past Friday and Saturday, February 14 and 15. Friday was the classic sprint, while skiers raced a pursuit on Saturday.

Photos: Forbush Corner Freestyle
Photos: Forbush Corner Freestyle

Photos: Forbush Corner Freestyle

2/17/2014 - By Barb Wade

Over five hundred photos taken by Barb Wade of the Forbush Corner 17K Freestyle cross country ski race held Saturday, February 15, 2014.

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HH/CCSS nearly sweeps podium at Hanson Hills Classic
HH/CCSS nearly sweeps podium at Hanson Hills Classic

HH/CCSS nearly sweeps podium at Hanson Hills Classic

2/16/2014 - By Mike Muha

Racers were rewarded with more k's for the dollar: the race length was increased from 12k to 14k with the additional of Hanson Hills single-track "Wilderness Trail" to the race course. No one complained...

Patterson and Halstead win Forbush Corner 17k Freestyle
Patterson and Halstead win Forbush Corner 17k Freestyle

Patterson and Halstead win Forbush Corner 17k Freestyle

2/15/2014 - By Mike Muha

Kaitlin Patterson cruised in for the win, while Ryan Halstead had to fight off John O'Hearn and Ryan Harris for the win on the hilly course of the Forbush Corner Freestyle.

Cross Country Ski Headquarters narrowly leads MI Cup
Cross Country Ski Headquarters narrowly leads MI Cup

Cross Country Ski Headquarters narrowly leads MI Cup

2/14/2014 - By Ken Dawson

What an amazing race for the overall team championship. Only a few hundred points separate 1st from 3rd. Scoring includes Juniors x.2 and Seniors. X.8 including 6 Hour Team Relays.

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