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Nordic team looks towards promising season

Junior Rana Kraftson competes at the Suburban East conference race. Junior Hannah Brown says,

Ellie Speedling, Social Media Reporter

December 4, 2016

Their skis slide across the snow that paves the five kilometer course and the frigid wind bites at their ears.  In the distance, family and friends can be heard shouting words of encouragement while  charging towards the finish line. tThese are the elements the nordic team experiences every time they...

Nordic teams face great success

The Varsity boys team triumphantly pose with their first place plaque after their win at battle creek this past January 26th. (Front row left to right) junior Josh Albrect, 7th grader Caden Albrect, junior Noah Kneeskern, junior Shad Kraftson, junior Nolan Noer (back row) junior Colin Gray, sophomore Jack Lange, sophomore Brian Olson, senior Seth Cattanach, senior Sam Hanson.

Colin Gray, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2016

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 ski team looks to continue success


Juniors Emma Lundgren, Brittany Pooley and Emily Knowlan are ready to practice for the Nordic Ski season.

November 8, 2013

Chilling winds, cold weather, and snow might not appeal to some people, but the Nordic ski team is used to performing under these conditions.  The sound of skis gliding across snow and wind flying by their ears is no stranger to these athletes.  While it doesn’t get as much attention as some oth...

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