Best wishes to former Blaze Nordic skier Vivian Hett (Northern Michigan University) and current skier Kelly Koch as they compete in the USSA Cross Country Junior National Championships. The competition is set for March 8-14 in Soda Springs, Calif. Read the following press release for additional information:
Congratulations to the Girls Nordic Ski team, which won the Section 3 meet Feb. 3 at Theodore Wirth Park. The team will head to Biwabik for the State Tournament Feb. 12.
Ninth-grader Kelly Koch led the Blaze team, which finished with 375 points.
On the boys' side, sophomore Nate Blichfieldt finished fourth overall, and the team finished with 315 points. Blichfieldt qualified individually for state.
Congratulations to Vivian Hett, a former Blaze skier who was recently named the to the Nordic Junior World Championship team. She will compete in the FIS Nordic Junior World Ski Championships Jan. 28 to Feb. 8.
Currently, Hett is attending Northern Michigan University and is in her first year of college skiing.
Come out and support the Blaze! The following teams will be in action tonight, Tuesday, Dec. 2: