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Baic Cup honors Nick Baic and Baic family
Baic Cup honors Nick Baic and Baic family

Baic Cup honors Nick Baic and Baic family

3/24/2010 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

The Michigan Cup Team with the highest total Junior points is awarded the Baic Cup. The Cup is named in honor of Nickola Baic’s significant and long standing contribution to the Junior ski racing in the Great Lakes District of the USSA.

The Headquarters makes in four years in a row
The Headquarters makes in four years in a row

The Headquarters makes in four years in a row

3/22/2010 - By Mike Muha

Congratulations to the Cross Country Ski Headquarters Team for winning the 2010 Michigan Cup, the forth time in a row, and the fifth time since 2004! The Headquaters also took the Brumbaugh Cup, but the Baic Cup went to the Vasa Ski Club.

Maclean, Hardin, Williams and Frick 2010 Michigan Cup Champions
Maclean, Hardin, Williams and Frick 2010 Michigan Cup Champions

Maclean, Hardin, Williams and Frick 2010 Michigan Cup Champions

3/17/2010 - By Mike Muha

With the cancellation of the Boyne Highlands races last weekend, the individual standings after the Black Mountain Classic became the final standings. Here are the age group and overall winners.

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Relays cancelled, but the Awards Party lives on!
Relays cancelled, but the Awards Party lives on!

Relays cancelled, but the Awards Party lives on!

3/17/2010 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Although the Relays have melted away, the Michigan Cup Awards lunch banquet WILL start at noon at the Cross Country Ski Heaquarters as originally planned. And there will be a 10 am bike ride around Higgins Lake.

More Black Mountain 31K Classic Photos
More Black Mountain 31K Classic Photos

More Black Mountain 31K Classic Photos

3/16/2010 - By Sue Conboy

More photos of the Black Mountain 31K Classic cross country ski race, at the finish line.

Boyne Races CANCELLED!

3/12/2010 - By Gary Day

After last nights rain and low temps in the 40's overnite, we have been forced to cancel the races. We still have a good base, however, it is much too soft to put grooming equipment on the trails.

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Wax recommendations for the weekend's races

3/11/2010 - By Mike Muha

Weekend wax recommendations from Fast Wax, Solda, Swix, and Toko. Check back for updates.

Headquarters in narrow lead over HHCCSS and Vasa Club
Headquarters in narrow lead over HHCCSS and Vasa Club

Headquarters in narrow lead over HHCCSS and Vasa Club

3/11/2010 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

A very narrow margin separates the Cross Country Ski Headquarters from Hanson Hills/Cross Country Ski Shop and from the Vasa Ski CLub in the overall Michigan Cup team standings trhough the Black Mountain Classic.

Tight race for Senior Men and Senior Women
Tight race for Senior Men and Senior Women

Tight race for Senior Men and Senior Women

3/11/2010 - By Ken Dawson

Only four points separate the top three Senior Men, and the second and third place Senior Women are tied. See the full individual results through Balck Mountain.

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Boyne Races still on; Relay races may relocate
Boyne Races still on; Relay races may relocate

Boyne Races still on; Relay races may relocate

3/11/2010 - By Ernie Brumbaugh

Gary at Boyne Highlands said they would be making a call about this weekend's freestyle and classic races on Friday. The course may be altered but right now they still have good coverage.

Black Mountain – Defending the Classic Tradition

3/9/2010 - By Ken Dawson

There was a brief moment at Black Mountain on Saturday where I too took the liberty to get a little over zealous in my classic technique and someone brought it to my attention. As it was a violation of the rules, I am going to disqualify myself.

More photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic
More photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic

More photos: Black Mountain 31K Classic

3/8/2010 - By Carole Mueller-Brumbaugh

More photos of the Black Mountain 31K Classic cross country ski race, out on the course.

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