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Nordic Skiing teams looking ahead to new season

Nordic Skiing teams looking ahead to new season

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Read & Watch, Sports, Winter Sports

The Nordic Skiing season is underway and due to their recent success in last year's season,  high expectations have already been set for the girls and boys teams. With top finishes in the state tournament last year, it will be interesting to see what their mindset is entering the new season. ...

Nordic teams face great success

Nordic teams face great success

Colin Gray, Staff Reporter
February 9, 2016
Filed under Photo Slide Shows, Sports, Winter Sports

The cold air creates wisps of breath. There is only 100 feet left to the finish line across a flat course of white snow. In the distance there is the cheers of people. This is how the skiers of the Stillwater Nordic Team feel at every one of their races this year. Even with the lack of snow early...

Nordic’s newest captain, Shad Kraftson

Nordic’s newest captain, Shad Kraftson

Craig Sanislo, Online Editor
December 14, 2015
Filed under Multimedia, People, Photo Slide Shows

  Junior Shad Kraftson is possibly one of the most dedicated athletes that Stillwater has seen in a while. This season, Kraftson made captain of the Nordic team, a rare feat for a junior. With his father, Torry, as the head coach and a national champion, he has been able to work on his skiing skills for most of his life. "My dad would carry me while he ...

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