The boys from Forest Lake High School won the state Nordic skiing championship last Thursday afternoon. A day before – also at Giants Ridge in Biwabik – the boys Alpine skiing team took second at its state tournament. Between the two significant accomplishments, a former Ranger skier competed on an even bigger stage.
The Forest Lake boys Nordic team handled the frigid temperatures just fine last Thursday at Battle Creek Regional Park, where it took first place in the Section 4 race with 385 points. Stillwater took second with 368 points. Head coach Deno Johnson called the section race a “high-powered dual meet with Stillwater,” and hoped [...]
The Forest Lake boys nordic team handled the frigid temperatures just fine at Battle Creek Regional Park on Thursday, where it took first place in the Section 4AA race with 385 points. Stillwater took second with 368 points. Junior Leo Hipp put on a show for spectators by going head-to-head with Mounds Park Academy skier [...]
To say the Forest Lake boys Nordic team had a stellar week would be the understatement of the season. The Rangers demolished the competition at one of the most elite Nordic competitions in the nation: the Mesabi East Invite at Biwabik. Forest Lake took first place of 73 teams with 775 points, winning the invite [...]