Mound Westonka Varsity Nordic Skiing

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Nordic Team Competes at Elm Creek

By: Ron McGown Deteriorating snow conditions over the last week have caused many area Nordic skiers to shift their activities to regional parks that make snow. The Twin Cities Nordic Ski Conference is no exception, so the Mound Westonka White Hawks Nordic ski team traveled to Elm Creek Regional Park on Jan. 9 to compete

White Hawks Nordic Team Competes in Mesabi East Invite

By Lawrence Nemecek and Ron McGown On Jan. 4, the Mound Westonka White Hawks Nordic ski team traveled to Giants Ridge Ski Area in Biwabik to compete in the Mesabi East Invitational. Nearly 900 skiers turned out for the biggest high school meet in the nation on the challenging terrain of the Giants Ridge trail

White Hawks Nordic Ski Opens Season

By Randee McGown The Mound Westonka Nordic ski team took advantage of the chilly sunshine at Wirth Park Dec. 10 to put together a sixth-place finish at the second meet of the season. The skate race took place on the beautiful natural snow trails overlooking downtown Minneapolis and included the Twin City Nordic Ski Conference

White Hawks Send Two Nordic Skiers to State

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka Nordic Ski team competed in the Section 6 Championship Meet on Feb. 4 at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. At the end of the day, two White Hawks skiers advanced to the state meet. As usual for Nordic skiing, weather played a big factor on the day. Freezing rain

Boys Nordic Team Takes Second in Conference

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka boys and girls Nordic ski teams competed in the Twin City Nordic Ski Conference Championship race on Jan. 25 at Wirth Park in Minneapolis. The race start was delayed by one hour due to the cold temperatures. Minnesota State High School League rules require temps to be above -4

Nordic Ski Team Competes Twice Last Week

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka Nordic ski team competed in a conference skate ski race on Jan. 15 at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. This was a dual conference race with the teams from the Twin Cities Nordic Ski Conference and the Minneapolis City Conference. The Mound Westonka girls were one skier short of

White Hawks Nordic Ski Hits the Trails in 2019

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka Nordic ski team had a busy start to racing in 2019, starting with a classic ski race at Wirth Park in Minneapolis on Jan. 3 against teams in the Twin City Nordic Ski Conference. The White Hawks boys team came in second place once again to an always strong

Nordic Ski Closes Out 2018 with Skate Race

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka Nordic ski team competed in a conference skate ski race on Dec. 18 at Theodore Wirth Park in Minneapolis. In addition to the teams from the Twin City Nordic Ski conference, the Minneapolis High School Nordic ski teams joined the race. The man-made snow and excellent trail conditions at

Nordic Team Competes in Classic Ski Race

By Sarah Reinhardt The Mound Westonka boys and girls Nordic ski teams had a conference classic ski race at Hyland Lake Park Reserve in Bloomington on Dec. 11. Classic cross-country ski technique is the traditional striding motion, moving the skis back and forth in a running or walking motion. The White Hawk varsity girls were

White Hawks Nordic Team Opens Season

By Sarah Reinhardt Mother Nature has been very kind to the ski world. Cold fall temperatures, coupled with some early snow, has made for excellent early season cross-country skiing conditions in the Twin Cities. While natural snow venues are still rough, Twin Cities residents are fortunate to have three cross country ski venues that make