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Vanias and Patterson win Cote Dame Marie
Vanias and Patterson win Cote Dame Marie

Vanias and Patterson win Cote Dame Marie

1/19/2014 - By Mike Muha

Like last Saturday's Frosty Freestyle, Alex Vanias and Dan Yankus finished first and second at the 2014 Cote Dame Marie. The women's 13.3k race was tight at the finish, just three seconds separating the top three finishers.

Brumbaugh Cup scoring to date, after Krazy Klassic
Brumbaugh Cup scoring to date, after Krazy Klassic

Brumbaugh Cup scoring to date, after Krazy Klassic

1/15/2014 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Brumbaugh Cup standing to date! Lower scores are best.

Great conditons for Krazy Klassic
Great conditons for Krazy Klassic

Great conditons for Krazy Klassic

1/13/2014 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Rebecca Davis and Dan Yankus took wins in the 12K classic, while Erin Lipp and Reid Goble grabbed the victories in the 4K classic.

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Wet and wild REI Frosty Freestyle
Wet and wild REI Frosty Freestyle

Wet and wild REI Frosty Freestyle

1/11/2014 - By Mike Muha

Huron Meadows has had the best conditions in recent memory all season long...And then it rained over night. Course conditions were actually pretty good, except for a few areas where waterskis would have been nice.

Results from the 6 Hour Team Relay
Results from the 6 Hour Team Relay

Results from the 6 Hour Team Relay

1/5/2014 - By MIke Muha

The Michigan Cup 6 Hour Team Relay ran under perfect weather and skiing conditions. The skate lane and striding tracks were firm and made for great racing.

Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop leads Brumbaugh Cup after 2 races
Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop leads Brumbaugh Cup after 2 races

Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop leads Brumbaugh Cup after 2 races

12/26/2013 - By Chris Jones

Hanson Hills / Cross Country Ski Shop leads the Brumbaugh Cup over the Vasa Ski Club and Grand Rapids Nordic Ski Team after the first two races of the Michigan Cup season, the WinterStart and the WinterSonnenwende.

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Jesse Smith and Erica O'Hearn win WinterSonnenwende
Jesse Smith and Erica O'Hearn win WinterSonnenwende

Jesse Smith and Erica O'Hearn win WinterSonnenwende

12/24/2013 - By Mike Muha

WinterSonnenwende race results! Sarah Goble won the 5K Junior girls event. In the 11K, Jesse Smith, Alex Vaanias, and Dan Yankus come in 1-2-3 for the men. Erica O'Hearn, Kaitlyn Patterson, and Mariah Frye Colie were the top three women.

Tentative WinterStart results

12/22/2013 - By Curt Peterson

These were not posted at the awards today because we knew there were mistakes particularly with junior men (no times) and some team names and of course Chris Weingartz is a male (he initially was posted as a women). The results below are tentative only.

Alex Vanais wins WinterStart at Lakes of the North
Alex Vanais wins WinterStart at Lakes of the North

Alex Vanais wins WinterStart at Lakes of the North

12/21/2013 - By Mike Muha

Breaking news: Alex Vanais wins the WinterStart at Lakes of the North. Milan Baic was second and Dan Ynakus third.

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Brumbaugh Cup scoring begins Saturday!
Brumbaugh Cup scoring begins Saturday!

Brumbaugh Cup scoring begins Saturday!

12/20/2013 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

The 2014 Michigan Cup season will begin this Saturday at the Lakes of the North Winterstart and Sunday at the Wintersonnewende. In order to make sure this happen, Team Captions should appoint one person from each team to assist in the scoring.

Winterstart and WinterSonnenwende Michigan Cup races this weekend
Winterstart and WinterSonnenwende Michigan Cup races this weekend

Winterstart and WinterSonnenwende Michigan Cup races this weekend

12/16/2013 - By Curt Peterson

The Gaylord and Mancelona area, right in the heart of the early season snow belt, will be the site of our opening ski races of the season on REAL snow. Yes there is snow, over a foot now, and the weather predictions are wonderful.

December's Tour de Ski cancelled

12/12/2013 - By Mike Muha

Heads up! Nick Baic has cancelled the Tour de Ski for this season. Circumstance forced them to cancel Saturday's event, and now the race is completely cancelled.

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