Skiing

Wed
18
Feb

Irondale skiers compete at state meet

The Irondale High School Nordic ski racing teams closed out their seasons last week by competing in the state meet. It was the first time since 1988 that both Irondale teams qualified for the state competition.

Tue
17
Feb

RAHS skiers compete at state meets

Hanna Torvi
Hanna Torvi

The Roseville Area High School girls Nordic ski racing team closed out its season with an appearance in the state meet last week. The Raiders tied for 12th in the team standings.

Wed
11
Feb

Irondale Nordic squads are state-tournament bound

No school benefitted more from the new Nordic ski racing rule than Irondale. The Knights took advantage in the first year of the change and got both of its teams to the state meet.

Wed
11
Feb

RAHS girls qualify for Nordic state meet

Getting to the state meet hasn’t been much of a problem for the Roseville Area High School girls Nordic ski team over the years.

Tue
03
Feb

State Nordic ski berths on the line this week

Irondale junior Joey Jankowski finished ninth in the Northwest Suburban Conference Nordic ski championships on Feb. 28.
Irondale junior Joey Jankowski finished ninth in the Northwest Suburban Conference Nordic ski championships on Feb. 28. (submitted photo)

For residents of the northern states, the turning of the calendar to February usually means the worst of winter is behind them. For prep Nordic skiers in Minnesota, it means the biggest competition of the season is only days away.

Wed
28
Jan

To know him was to have a friend

Quick takoffs
Bill Mahre was unique in many ways

Wed
14
Jan

Irondale Nordic teams fare well up north

Irondale High School senior Mary Heinks competes in the classic race at the Mesabi East Invitational on Jan. 10 at Giants Ridge in Biwabik.
Irondale High School senior Mary Heinks competes in the classic race at the Mesabi East Invitational on Jan. 10 at Giants Ridge in Biwabik. (photo courtesy of Pam Axberg)

The Irondale High School Nordic ski racing teams are usually in the hunt when it comes to berths in the state meet. The Knights' teams were ranked in the top 16 in the state back in late December.

Tue
02
Dec

Roseville Nordic skiers ready for the start of the season

Naomi Boehm
Naomi Boehm

In order to qualify for the Nordic ski racing state meet prior to this season, a team had to win its section race. Unlike in cross country running, the runner-up team from the section meet didn’t advance to state.

Thu
27
Feb

Ski Jumping: Norge Ski Club jumper tops field of 45 in Feb. 14 valentine tournament

A field of 45 ski jumpers from throughout the Central Division and one from Decatur, Ga., converged on the St. Paul Ski Club’s Nordic complex in Maplewood on Friday, Feb. 14, to participate in a huge “Valentines Ski Jumping Love In.”
Emerging with the top total points of 185.0 was Norge Ski Club (Fox River Grove, Ill.) ski jumper Shane Kocher. The 14-year-old Kocher was skiing in Class 3 for jumpers 12-13 years old.

Wed
19
Feb

Ski Jumping: Norge Ski Club jumper tops field of 45 in Feb. 14 valentine tournament

A field of 45 ski jumpers from throughout the Central Division and one from Decatur, Ga., converged on the St. Paul Ski Club’s Nordic complex in Maplewood on Friday, Feb. 14, to participate in a huge “Valentines Ski Jumping Love In.”

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