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2004 Mesabi East Invite Results

Posted by David Kask at Jan 10, 2004 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )
Strong Showing for Duluth East Skiiers Results Summary Team Results Boy's Varsity - 1st Girl's Varsity - 12th Boy's JV - 2nd Girl's JV - 4th Individual Results Boys Varsity Classic Jason Kask 5th Max Jeronimus 8th Jake Boyce 10th Skate Ted LaFrance 10th Chris Lund 12th Ian Van Stratten 100th Girls Varsity Classic Bria Kask 43rd Stephanie LaFrance 53rd Caroline Lund 59th Skate Brit Salmela 5th Sierra Jefferson 23rd Ericka Sell 36th Boys Junior Varsity Classic Joe Tofte 1st Even Kuross 2nd Skate Will Mitchell 6th James Larson 13th Girl's Junior Varsity Classic Karli Miller 6th Laura VanNorstrand 9th Skate Nellie Adams 10th Amy O'Connor 17th
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Team Dinner Friday @ Snowflake

Posted by David Kask at Jan 4, 2004 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )
We will be having a team dinner Friday @ Snowflake. Time 5:30 Cost $4
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DEN News

Posted by David Kask at Jan 3, 2004 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )
Congratulations to all the skiers who took part in the Ely Timberwolf Relays. We had a good showing taking home 7 of the 30 possible awards. Congratulations to Brit Salmela for qualifying for the Youth and Junior Biathlon World Championships. The jackets are in! We will have them at Snowflake this week. When you get yours put your name in it. It is hard to find yours when it is in a pile at the finish line and there is no name on it. This goes for pants and any other clothing and equipment. Call for volunteers: We need a parent(s) and 5 girl's team members to work at the concessions stand the the East Basketball game on Thursday, Jan 15 starting at 4:45 p.m. E-mail us if you can help. The boy's are playing Cloquet. What's happening this week: Monday, Jan 5 Practice at Snowflake 4:15. The start of an easy week. Mentor Monday, get together with your mentor groups and have a good ski. Tuesday, Jan 6 Practice at Snowflake 4:15. Dan Hedin relays have been postponed. Classic technique work for Varsity skiers. See board in Snowflake to see where on the trail to go. Wednesday, Jan 7 Practice at Snowflake 4:15. Classic technique work for Junior Varsity and Junior High skiers. See board in Snowflake to see where on the trail to go. Thursday, Jan 8 Practice at Snowflake 4:15. Skate technique work for Varsity skiers. See board in Snowflake to see where on the trail to go. Friday, Jan 9 Practice at Snowflake 4:15. Classic technique work for Junior Varsity and Junior High skiers. See board in Snowflake to see where on the trail to go. Team Dinner for everyone. Cost $4.00 Saturday, Jan 10 Mesabi East Invite Race Roster Boys Varsity Jason Kask Cl Jake Boyce Cl Max Jeronimus Cl Chris Lund FT Ted LaFrance FT Ian VanStraten FT Boys JV Joe Tofte Cl Even Kuross Cl Will Mitchell FT James Larson FT Girls Varsity Bria Kask Cl Stephanie LaFrance Cl Caroline Lund Cl Brit Salmela FT Sierra Jefferson FT Ericka Sell FT Girls JV Karli Miller Cl Laura VanNorstrand Cl Nellie Adams FT Amy O'Conner FT Watch the board at Snowflake for bus details. NOTE: You must have a transportation form signed by Mr. Miernicki and given to Bonnie if you are not riding the bus home! Watch for your invitation to our new web site at www.eteamz.com/denordic. See you on the trails.
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DEN News 12-28-03

Posted by David Kask at Dec 27, 2003 4:00PM PST ( 0 Comments )
I hope all of you are having a wonderful winter break with lots of time with your family and friends and the ski trails. Note: Please check the team hot line at 728-3434 everyday for important messages. What's happing on the East Nordic Ski Team. Monday Dec. 29. For those going to Telemark, Cars will leave the East parking lot at 8:30 a.m. The trip to Telemark will be lots of fun. For everyone else, Dave Isreal, the father of one of our skiers, will be holding technique training at 1:30 at Snowflake. It will be on classic technique but bring your skate skis if it isn't possible to classic. Workout: B - 60 min CP, G - 45 min CP, R - 30 min CP Tuesday, Dec. 30 Workout on your own. Workout: B - 90 min CP, G - 60 min CP, R - 45 min CP Wednesday Dec. 31 New Year's Eve. Dave Isreal will be holding technique training at 1:30 at Snowflake. It will be on classic technique but bring your skate skis if it isn't possible to classic. Workout: B - 60 min CP, G - 45 min CP, R - 30 min CP Thursday, Jan. 1 Workout on your own. Workout: B - 90 min CP, G - 60 min CP, R - 45 min CP Friday, Jan. 2 Team practice at 10:00 at Snowflake. We will wax skis for those who want to after practice. Saturday, Jan 3 ELY TIMBERWOLF RELAYS The bus will leave the East parking lot at 7:00 a.m. ELY TIMBERWOLF RELAYS Saturday January 3, 2004 Hidden Valley Nordic Ski Area Coaches Meeting 10:15, Varsity/JV Boys 11:00 Varsity/JV Girls 11:45 JRH Boys/Girls 12:30 Awards 1:30 We are going to try to keep this schedule. Some of the relays will overlap. Varsity Format: Relay Dualthalon Pursuit Teams of two skiers, skier A and skier B. Each skier will ski one classic leg of the race, and one freestyle leg of the race. Skier A will ski the 1st and 3rd leg of the race, skier B will ski the 2nd and 4th leg of the race. Each skier will change into their freestyle equipment while their teammate is on the course. The race is continuous. 1st and 2nd leg of the race are classical, 3.2km 3rd and 4th leg of the race are freestyle. 3.2km Junior Varsity: 4 x 3.2 relays, four skiers per team 1st and 2nd leg of the race are classical, 3.2km 3rd and 4th leg of the race are freestyle. 3.2km Junior High: 4 x 2.9km relays, four skiers per team 1st and 2nd leg of the race are classical, 2.9km 3rd and 4th leg of the race are freestyle. 2.9km For the week of January 5 we will have practice at 4:15 at Snowflake. Friday Jan. 9 we will have a short meeting and team dinner after practice. Cost $4 Saturday, Jan. 10 Mesabi Invite. This is one of two races we can enter a limited number of skiers. We will be taking the top 10 boys and top 10 girls. That's all for now. Think snow! -- Bonnie & Dave Duluth East Nordic Ski Coaches e-mail: tagalong@computerpro.com Phone: 724-2775