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Week #10. Korkki & Marshall Sprint races
Jan 15, 2017, 12:32 pm

UPDATE as of Wednesday, Jan. 18th :

For Saturday's meet at Duluth Marshall:

Our last race will now be at 2:45, (instead of 4:15). We will stop to eat at the Food Court at the mall. 

Return to Mesabi East around 5 pm. 





WEEK # 10 


That's a wrap for the 2017 ME Invite!  Yay for our skiers! Thanks to our team parents & Giant's Ridge volunteers for 

their time & talent for the spaghetti feed & race details.  Special kudo's to our key support crew at GR-

 "Pepsi" Deb Maki, John Filander & Todd Roswald, & our own Mesabi East booster president- Sandy Tardiff.  

 Another shout out to our team photo guy- Ron Kutsi.  All those fantastic action shots - are courtesy of him!!  

All (we)  have to do is show up. And ski fast.  

Got it done!!


Results were awesome- all the way around.  Our skiers produced sooo many smiles, after their race, you knew it was

a great day! It was wonderful to hear such great postitive comments from everyone.  The girls team took 2nd overall,

while the boys came in 21st.   750 skiers & 47 teams toed the line yesterday.   Dang impressive standings for the biggest high school ski meet in the country!

The timing for this meet was done by Superior Tiiming.  Here is the link for all the results. 

http://my1.raceresult.com/66296/ . 


 * New Photos are posted on this site & our team Facebook page * 


The invite also garnered front page Sport news in Sunday's Mesabi Daily News!   Check it out here:



 "Coach's Corner" page on this site is updated: check out the videos on Double Pole & Double Pole Kick.  We'll be working on it this week. 

We have a daily count down at practice now.  22 days till the Section Meet as of today.  Whaat? Whew. Ok.   LET's GO !!





                                                FRONT & CENTER - for every practice & every race.                                        




ENTHUSIASTIC practicing and SERIOUS racing is our plan for this week! 

Monday, 1/16:   Practice

Tuesday, 1/17:   Ski Meet- Korkki Nordic. Two Harbors area.  V/ JV / JH. "Old school" CLASSIC race.  Awards for best vintage

                           ski suits too! Leave M.E. at  7:30 am.  VA & EG skiers come to M.E.  Bus returns to M.E. around 5 pm. 

Wednesday, 1/18: Practice

Thursday, 1/19:  Practice & Jr. Nordic Club

Friday, 1/20:  Practice

Saturday, 1/21:  Ski Meet- Marshall Sprints. Duluth Marshall School.  V/ JV/ JH. Sprint Relays & Pursuit.

                           Everyone boards bus at M.E. at 6:15 am. 

                            JH races are at 9:30 am. Mass start. 

                           *Jr. High / New skier Parents* - if you'd like to take your skier home after their race, it is fine.  

                            Bring a note for Coach Johnson. 

                            This meet is a long day, with the last Varsity races starting at 4:15 pm. 








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