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Erin Lipp and Andrew Bruning top Muffin Race podium

2/27/2012 - By Mike Muha

Erin Lipp tops the junior stand for the girls, and Andrew Bruning, Ian Druand and Mark Smith fight it out in a very close race with only three seconds separating the top three finishers.

Webb and Baic win Grinder Freestyle
Webb and Baic win Grinder Freestyle

Webb and Baic win Grinder Freestyle

2/27/2012 - By Mike Muha

Laura Webb and Milan Baic were the fastest women and man, both up the initial climb to the top of Boyne Mountain, and across the finish line.

Photos: Michigan High School Championships
Photos: Michigan High School Championships

Photos: Michigan High School Championships

2/24/2012 - By Peter Bruning

Michigan State High School Championships on February 17, 2012 in Houghton, MI. Photos by Peter Bruning.

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Black Mountain has snow
Black Mountain has snow

Black Mountain has snow

2/21/2012 - By Denny Paul

The snow conditions at Black Mountain have held up fairly well. We have good coverage over almost all of the trail system. We currently do not have classic tracks set but we anticipate setting tracks as the March 3rd race date approaches.

Marquette High School wins Michigan High School Championships

2/21/2012 - By Kari Lyle

Blake Murray and Ellen Wiitala win the pursuit, with Wiitala getting a second win (with Andrew Twohey) in the sprint. Overall, it was a Marquette High School victory

Michigan Cup Season Remaining
Michigan Cup Season Remaining

Michigan Cup Season Remaining

2/20/2012 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Snow conditions have forced races to be cancelled or modified. Here's a list of upcoming Michigan Cup races and their status.

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Video: View from middle of the pack!
Video: View from middle of the pack!

Video: View from middle of the pack!

2/19/2012 - By Steve Andriese

Video from within the pack at the Hanson Hills Freestyle on Saturday January 18, 2012. (Awesome video!)

Hanson Hills Classic won by Hardin and Baic

2/19/2012 - By Mike Muha

Tracy Hardin and Milan Baic where the top finishers in the Hanson Hills Classic this morning.

Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle
Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle

Powell and Brown take Hanson Hills Freestyle

2/18/2012 - By Mike Muha

Amy Powell and Eli Brown make it three races in a row with the victories at the Hanson Hills Freestyle, a quickly organized Michigan Cup race that replaced the cancelled Wintersonnenwende.

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Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints
Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints

Michigan Cup standings through the Sprints

2/17/2012 - By Ken Dawson

Dan Yankus and Tracy Hardin lead the Michigan Cup. Sean Brownell and Hanna Davis are the top juniors.

Wax recommendations for this weekend

2/17/2012 - By Mike Muha

UPDATED: Wax recommendations for this weekend's race (check back for updates and additions).

WinterSonnenwende cancelled; New skate race at Hanson Hills

2/14/2012 - By Mike Muha

The rescheduled WinterSonnenwende Classic race at Michaywé in Gaylord, MI, has been cancelled because of poor snow condtions. Hanson Hills have gratiously stepped up to the plate and will host a Michigan Cup skating race on Saturday.

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