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WEEK # 14 Valentines LOvE and the TEAM.
Feb 12, 2017, 10:40 am


*Update as of Monday, Feb 20th.* 


Hey everyone! 

Got a couple of updates.... 


1) HOT DOG ROAST on the TRAIL- Tuesday, FEB 21! 


It is our last official trail- togetherness for the season! 

When: Tomorrow, Tuesday, FEB 21.  4pm 

Where: Giant’s Ridge. Meet in our usual spot – South Chalet- then ski to the shack on the Laurentian Trail. 

Bring: Your own beverage. Maybe some sunblock. ;)  

Provided: Hot Dogs, Smore’s & a crackling fire & sticks. 

Turn in:  Uniform / ski equipment or at the banquet on Sunday, Feb. 26th. 

Get ready for: Snowman making contest / Red Rover Red Rover.


*Jr. Nordic Club is also invited!  

Mesabi East skiers - ride usual bus route to GR.  

VA / EG skiers - no bus transporation from VA school. Hopefully all of our young guns can make it!  

Varsity / JV skiers – can you offer our jr high skiers a ride??     :)   




 For the end of season banquet- Sunday, Feb. 26th -  you need to get your details in order: 

 - senior speech

-  team gag gifts / awards

- Dan Zamlen Scholarship essay- to coach Cheri by Feb. 22

- Baby / Senior pics to coach Cheri asap for video 




All skiers, families and coaches are invited to attend our potluck banquet at the

Biwabik Pavilion on Sunday, February 26th  from 5 - 7 PM.   

We need some volunteers to come at 4 PM to help set-up tables, chairs, decorate, etc.   

Last names A - G : main dish

Last names H - L: salads

Last names M - Z: desserts 

Let me know if you have any questions.  Hope to see everyone next Sunday to put the wrap on a great season,

and to say “so long” to all of our seniors!

Sandy Tardiff

Nordic Ski Booster President



See ya on the trail!! 







Week # 14 !! 


Congrats to all of our skiers who raced at the Section 7 Meet and the JV / JH Championships this past week! 

Goals were set and goals were met!  As often as it is said....


In. Every. Way. Possible.  


With just a few events listed on our upcoming schedule, planning will begin shortly for next season! 

All  of your smiley & fun faces better be back for 2017/18!  (sniff sniff for those 9 seniors)...  

Let's keep going, before the snow melts!



HIGHLIGHTS from this past week! 


- Congrats to Anna, Emma, & Chaz for advancing to the State Meet! 


- Way to go to Natalie & Callie for taking 1 & 2 at the JV Chamspionships!  All the great results are

   here: http://www.boreal.org/~durfee/jv_jh_champs_2_11_17.pdf


- Academics are huge on this team.  Nicely done to the Section ladies team, they earned the Gold Award this season 

  with a combined GPA of 3.91! 


 Upcoming happenings for our team yet..





Monday, Feb. 13: Practice for State qualifiers and CB relay skiers. 

                          All others are finished for the season.  

                          There will not be any more bus transportation from VA schools.

                          All team equipment and uniforms need to be turned in at the Hot Dog Trail Roast

                          or  the end of season banquet. (Feb. 26) 


Tuesday, Feb. 14: Practice - State / CB Relay skiers. 




Wednesday, Feb 15: State Send Off at Mesabi East in morning? (tentative) 

                                    Brunch / Waxing at Coaches house after.  

                                   CB Relays- 1pm at Giant's Ridge.

                                   State Meet Banquet- Giant's Ridge. 


Thursday, Feb. 16:    2017 STATE MEET, 10 am start.


*Tuesday, Feb. 21: Annaul Hot Dog roast on the trails. Bring your own beverage. 

                                Giant's Ridge- 4 pm.

* Sunday, Feb. 26:  End of Season Team Banquet.  Biwabik Pavilion. 5 pm. Potluck.

                                  All skiers, families & coaches welcome.  

                                  More info to come. 

* Saturday, March 4th: Pepsi Challenge Race at Giant's Ridge. Ski the 10, 24, or 48k! 

                                        Sign up by Feb. 28th, with paper registration. (not online) Give to Pepsi Deb Maki. 

                                        The Booster club will sponsor you with the entry fee.

                                        The 10K race – would be $25.00 without banquet ticket or $35.00 with banquet ticket

                                        The 24K/48K races – would be $60.00 without banquet ticket or $70.00 with banquet ticket 

                           ** Pay the full price, and you will be reimbursed $20 for the 10K & $50 for the 24/48K**.


Crazy ski weather makes me...

cranky & confused.
wanting to visit Lopez.
crazier about skiing.
think about joining archery.

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