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Elk Rapids/St. Francis Celebrates D2 win

Elk Rapids/St. Francis Celebrates D2 win
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The Elk Rapids/Traverse City St. Francis girls ski team didn’t exactly anticipate winning the MHSAA Division 2 champion Monday at Schuss Mountain. Maybe that’s an understatement.
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Marquette Girls Again Champs in D1

Marquette Girls Again Champs in D1
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The Marquette girls ski team won its first MHSAA team championship since 2009, pulling away in a close race Monday at familiar Marquette Mountain. The Redettes scored 84 points and were followed by Bloomfield Hills Marian with 101 and Traverse City Central with 103. Ce...
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Snow or No, Skiers Prep for Races Ahead

Snow or No, Skiers Prep for Races Ahead
Saturday, December 26, 2015
With the sun shining, and the mercury inching into the 40s, Carlee McCardel was enjoying what felt like a spring day of skiing Dec. 20 on the two slopes that were open at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville. Except this was late December, just days before Christm...
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West Claims D1 in Battle of TC Powers

West Claims D1 in Battle of TC Powers
Monday, February 23, 2015
Traverse City West didn't have a long walk to accept the MHSAA Division 1 girls skiing championship trophy. The Titans occupied four tables near the podium that had all four trophies — for the boys and girls team champions and runners-up — on it all day. An...
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Harbor Springs Girls Retake D2 Title

Harbor Springs Girls Retake D2 Title
Monday, February 23, 2015
For the past three years, Harbor Springs has been trying to get back to the top of the mountain. On Monday, the Rams reached the pinnacle.
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'Unknown' Brighton Serves Notice

'Unknown' Brighton Serves Notice
Monday, February 24, 2014
Brighton may not have the pedigree of some other schools when it comes to Michigan girls high school downhill skiing.  That perception changed in a hurry on Monday at the MHSAA Division 1 Final at Schuss Mountain.
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Practice Pays in Another Marian Title

Practice Pays in Another Marian Title
Monday, February 24, 2014
Familiarity breeds contempt. And championships.  Rob Rhoades and his Bloomfield Hills Marian ski team made several trips north this season to familiarize themselves with the steep and tricky terrain at Nub’s Nob. Those journeys paid off, again, on Monday as ...
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Petoskey Climbs to D2 Championship

Petoskey Climbs to D2 Championship
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
There is plenty of opportunity for high school skiers to sharpen their skills in Emmet County with such facilities as Nub’s Nob and Boyne Mountain nearby. It appears the Petoskey and Harbor Springs girls are taking advantage as they occupied the top two spots for...
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TC Central Takes Back Top Spot

TC Central Takes Back Top Spot
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Traverse City Central coach Jerry Stanek just smiled when he was congratulated after his girls ski team won the MHSAA Division 1 championship Monday at Boyne Mountain. After five straight second-place finishes at Finals, the Trojans hoisted the championship trophy for ...
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High 5s - 3/6/12

High 5s - 3/6/12
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Skiing, wrestling and cheer champions make this week's list.
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Skiing Finals: Downhill Champions Rise

Skiing Finals: Downhill Champions Rise
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
The MHSAA Skiing Finals frequently are dominated by teams that have built stacks of championships over the years. But occasionally, a new contender enters the mix -- and dominates like the Clarkston boys did Monday at the Division 1 Final at Nub's Nob. Check out our r...
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Today's Finals: Remember these names and races

Today's Finals: Remember these names and races
Friday, February 24, 2012
This season's MHSAA Skiing Finals will be raced Monday at Nub's Nob and Boyne Highlands just outside of Harbor Springs. These are some of the short stories behind the team contenders in both divisions for both boys and girls, plus a few individuals whose names should ...
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