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Mountie Skiers Dominate on Home Course

Mountie Skiers Dominate on Home Course

January 25, 2018


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The classic ski season is now underway, after the first classic race of the season was held at Mt. Greylock this Saturday. The snow barely managed to hold through the warm temperatures, which made for comfortable weather, but difficult ski wax conditions. Skiers from ten different schools were present,...

Boys Nordic Skiing Season Preview

Boys Nordic Skiing Season Preview

December 6, 2017


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It’s that time of year again. The magical time of snow, hot cocoa, and winter holidays. But for the Mt. Greylock Boys’ cross country ski team now is when the real work begins. The team has won the past seven MIAA State Championships and hopes to continue their winning streak. The team is looking for...

Girls’ Nordic Defends State Title

Girls’ Nordic Defends State Title

March 13, 2017


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The Mt. Greylock Girls’ Nordic Ski team finished their impressive undefeated season by winning their second straight state title. Freshman Helen Greenfield led the charge coming in fourth place in the race. Sophomores Margo Smith and Brandi Gill finished 6th and 12th respectively, and senior Niku D...

Boys’ Nordic Wins 7th Straight State Title

Boys’ Nordic Wins 7th Straight State Title

March 6, 2017


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The Mt. Greylock Boys’ Nordic Ski team enjoyed another undefeated season and an astounding seventh straight state title win.  The team won all the Berkshire County Nordic Ski League races by a significant margin, outpacing closest rivals Amherst and Northfield Mount Hermon by at least 10 points ea...

Boys’ XC Take Home State Championship

Boys’ XC Take Home State Championship

March 8, 2016


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The Mt. Greylock Boys’  Ski team finished the season on a high note. After largely dominating the Berkshire County Division, the five-time defending State Champion Mounties again took home the top honor of the season. Of the four races held this season, the Mounties won three. They were only bea...

Girls’ XC Wins States

Girls’ XC Wins States

March 7, 2016


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After a bleak and snowless winter, the Mt. Greylock girls’ nordic ski team emerged victorious with their first state title in three years. The girls went undefeated in their league, however, the team was unsure how things would turn out in the State Championship. “Going into states I knew that we all ...

Greylock Nordic Teams Win States

Greylock Nordic Teams Win States

February 13, 2016


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On Thursday, February 11th, both the boys’ and girls’ Mt. Greylock Nordic Ski teams won their respective state championships in Weston, MA. First for the Greylock boys was senior captain Ian Culnane, who placed 3rd overall. Right behind Culnane was senior captain Matt Wiseman, finishing 4th overall,...

Girls’ Nordic Working Towards First Snow

Girls’ Nordic Working Towards First Snow

December 23, 2015


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The Girls’ Nordic Ski Team is one of Mt. Greylock’s most dominant sports, often winning or placing second in States. This year will not be an exception. With the same top eight skiers from last year, the girls have a great chance of being the runners up in Massachusetts, a position they achieved...

Boys’ Nordic Skiing Preparing for a Strong Winter

Boys’ Nordic Skiing Preparing for a Strong Winter

December 23, 2015


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The Mt. Greylock Boys Nordic team, an army of more than fifty student athletes spanning six grades and all levels of ability, is optimistic about a successful season. They are the favorites to win States this year, so practices have a feeling of excitement and the boys are willing to work hard. Even ...

Boys’ Nordic Wins Fifth Straight State Championship; Girls place 2nd

Boys’ Nordic Wins Fifth Straight State Championship; Girls place 2nd

February 25, 2015


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On February 11th, nordic skiers from around the state gathered at Notchview Reservation in Windsor Massachusetts, for the MIAA Nordic Skiing State Championship. The Mount Greylock boys were defending their State Championship, and the girls were looking to improve on a second place finish from last year....

Will Nolan Wins Twice as MG Boy’s Nordic Starts 2-0

Will Nolan Wins Twice as MG Boy’s Nordic Starts 2-0

January 14, 2015


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On January 10, the Mt. Greylock Boys Nordic skiing team had their second race of the year at Prospect Mountain in Vermont. On this brisk Saturday morning, the Greylock boys took hold of eight of the top ten slots. Coming in 1st overall for the second straight race was Greylock’s Will Nolan with an...

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