No American woman had ever won a major championship medal in a long distance cross-country skiing race before Tuesday.
Some true sportsmanship happened last weekend at a cross country meet in northern Minnesota. Teams were racing at the Ponderosa Golf Course near Glyndon when Danielle Lenoue, a runner from Fargo, injured her knee while out on the course. She went down not far from the finish line when Devils Lake senior Melanie Bailey came running.
A cross-country solar car race is set to finish at the University of Minnesota on Monday. About 10 solar cars from colleges around the world are competing in the eight-day, 1,700-mile American Solar Challenge.
The first-year came in first. After 251 of the region’s best cross country athletes darted through the serene arboretum surrounding St. Olaf College, Noelle Olson — who had just started college mere weeks beforehand — came out on top.
Emi Trost excels for Cannon Falls cross country – she’s been ranked No. 1 in Class A all year – and yet she also thrives in the classroom. But this week’s ASPIRE Athlete of the Week doesn’t even attend her local high school.
One day of rest a month. Just one. That rigid regimen’s one of the reasons the human gazelle Taylor Berg could bring home an NCAA crown this weekend.
The details say a lot. Junior Keaton Wendroth knows the exact date he finally overcame the second injury that contributed to keeping him out of the collegiate cross country scene.
Thursday night’s game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers game has become a pretty hot ticket here in the Twin Cities.
Talent trumps age when it comes to certain sports. That’s why parents in the Anoka-Hennepin School District say seventh and eighth graders should be allowed to try out for varsity teams.
A freshman from Augustana College has been chosen to represent Team USA at the North America, Central America and Caribbean Cross Country Championships in Port of Spain, Trinidad, later this month.
More than 6,000 skiers will strap on their cross-country skis for this year’s City of Lakes Loppet.