nordic skiing

By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor There wasn’t much suspense going in. And if there was any left after the morning classic competition, it evaporated completely as the afternoon skate unfolded. For the eighth year in a row, the Little Falls girls Nordic ski team claimed a trip to state by winning Tuesday’s Section 8A championship [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Senior Mattia Hendrickson and junior Maria Hauer earned individual titles to lead the Little Falls girls Nordic ski team to the Granite Ridge Conference (GRC) championship at St. Cloud, Tuesday. In the boys race, Little Falls finished just two points behind Mora to earn second place, with junior Mathew [...]

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Boys Basketball: Upsala 71, Little Falls 67 Upsala pulled out a 71-67 overtime victory over Little Falls in Saturday’s championship game of the Little Falls holiday tournament. Junior Christian Pekarek took over down the stretch for the Cardinals, scoring seven of the team’s 16 points in the extra session, and finished with a team-high 18. [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com Senior Chelsea Rutz took the individual title and three Little Falls girls Nordic skiers placed in the top five as the Flyers won Tuesday’s St. Cloud Cathedral Invite. Rutz crossed the line first in 18:47, with junior Maria Hauer earning third in 19:02 and senior Mattia Hendrickson taking fifth [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com The Little Falls girls Nordic ski team had four top-10 finishers, including individual champion junior Maria Hauer, to take the top spot at Tuesday’s St. Cloud Apollo Invite. Hauer finished first individuall in 21:00, while senior Mattia Hendrickson placed fourth (21:37), senior Chelsea Rutz took fifth (21:39) and junior [...]

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Girls Basketball: Upsala 80, Pillager 29 A hot shooting start, and a few forgiving banked baskets off the backboard, allowed host Pillager to hang with seventh-ranked Upsala in the opening minutes. But soon, reality set in, as the Cardinals used a 14-0 run to break open what was a 19-14 lead, then held the Huskies [...]

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By PATRICK SLACK Sports Editor patrick.slack@mcrecord.com After winning its seventh consecutive section title last winter, the Little Falls girls Nordic ski team will bring its entire starting lineup back in search of its eighth in a row this season, led by Granite Ridge Conference medalist, junior Maria Hauer. Seniors Chelsea Rutz, Mattia Hendrickson, Josie Lange [...]

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Little Falls senior Ingrid Floersheim earned all-state academic honors and boys and girls Nordic ski head coach Terry Wasland earned Minnesota Coach of the Year honors at the state banquet in Biwabik, Feb. 15. The girls team received a Gold Academic Award for a combined grade-points average (GPA) of 3.93 and the boys teams received [...]

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