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Juniors and GLD

Brown and Powell win at Gran Travers Classic

2/13/2012 - By Mike Muha

Locals Eli Brown and Amy Powell dominated the weekend, winning both the 50K Freestyle at the North American Vasa, then topping the podium at the 16k Gran Travers Classic.

Photos from the Junior National Qualifier in Houghton
Photos from the Junior National Qualifier in Houghton

Photos from the Junior National Qualifier in Houghton

2/10/2012 - By Liz Bruning

Photos (452!) from the Junior National Qualifier in Houghton on February 4, 2012.

Vigland takes Powell at Michigan Cup Sprints
Vigland takes Powell at Michigan Cup Sprints

Vigland takes Powell at Michigan Cup Sprints

2/7/2012 - By Mike Muha

"Ya, the women's final sprint finish was just as exciting as the men's. It was a drag race between Sue, Amy, and Laura. You girls rock!"

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Do the Heikki Lunta Snow Dance

2/6/2012 - By Vasa

The Vasa board president led a fired-up group of 250 VASA volunteers in the Heikki Lunta Snow Dance. It was truly a sight to see and the participants did a great job as it was snowing within minutes.

Ocariz and Naryshkina win Noquamenon Ski Marathon 50k classic
Ocariz and Naryshkina win Noquamenon Ski Marathon 50k classic

Ocariz and Naryshkina win Noquamenon Ski Marathon 50k classic

1/29/2012 - By Mike Muha

Nearly 1,400 skier raced the 2012 Marquette General Health System Noquemanon Ski Marathon under great conditions. Although windy, the wind was mainly from the back, and the snow firm with an inch or two of fresh snow on top.

Great Lakes District points after 10 races

1/24/2012 - By Mike Muha

Nick Baic has just released the GLD points to-date after the Jan 21 and 22 races National Junior Qualifiers in Ohio. Nineteen skiers have met the JNQ criteria.

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Video: Top 5 J3/J4 boys duke it out at Ohio Nordic Flurry GLD race
Video: Top 5 J3/J4 boys duke it out at Ohio Nordic Flurry GLD race

Video: Top 5 J3/J4 boys duke it out at Ohio Nordic Flurry GLD race

1/24/2012 - By Tom Cook

2012 Ohio Nordic Flurry 3K Freestyle, 1K from finish line. This is where the top 5 J3/J4 boys all finished in a tight pack.

Photos from the 2012 Cote Dame Marie
Photos from the 2012 Cote Dame Marie

Photos from the 2012 Cote Dame Marie

1/22/2012 - By Peter Bruning

Peter Bruning took lots of start photos, plus photos and the 30k halfway point and finish.

Koch and Vigland win Cote Dame Marie
Koch and Vigland win Cote Dame Marie

Koch and Vigland win Cote Dame Marie

1/22/2012 - By Mike Muha

Finally! A race with decent snow with - GASP! -set tracks. Skiers who avoided last week's iffy snow at the Frosty Freestyle and Krazy Klassic came out in droves for the 2012 Cote Dame Marie at Hanson Hills in Grayling, MI.

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GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results
GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results

GLD Junior National Qualifier #2 results

1/16/2012 - By Liz Bruning

Local Nordic skiers competed in Junior National Qualifying races at the Boyne Valley Lodge and at Nub’s Nob this weekend.

Great Lakes Division race schedule for 2011-12

1/10/2012 - By Nick Baic

UPDATED: Junior National Qualifiers for the Great Lakes Division are spread out through the Upper and Lower Peninsula of Michigan, and in Ohio this season.

Boyne Highlands skate race results
Boyne Highlands skate race results

Boyne Highlands skate race results

1/9/2012 - By Mike Muha

One skier called it "a fast and somewhat scary 10k race at Boyne Highlands" but at least there was snow! The race was originally set to be classic, but there was not enough snow to set a track.

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