Keeping the silent sports community informed and self propelled.
Dale Ernst, 48, of Sandusky, Mich., helped a 75-year-old blind woman ski to an age-group win in a 12K race at the North American Masters Cross Country Ski Championships in Traverse City, Mich., according to the Times Herald.
Ernst himself competed Saturday in a race that was delayed an hour due to more three inches of new snow.
Both the Northern Michigan University men's and women's Nordic ski teams won the NCAA Central Regional races held February 17-18, reported uppermichiganssource.com.
NMU sophomore Erik Soderman won the freestyle and classic races. In the latter 15K race, he edged out University of Alaska Fairbanks' Jonas Loeffler at the line. Three of Soderman's teammates followed in the top five spots.
On the women's side in the 10K classic race, NMU's junior Monica Markvardsen won and was followed by her teammates sophomore Molly Burger and senior Marie Helen Soderman to take over the podium.