Nicole Thorndal

by Bruce Strand, Sports editor For an athlete who was just in track through 10th grade, Nicole Thorndal has added a lot to her plate the last two years.   Thorndal, who usually scores in shot put and discus every track meet, went out for swimming as a junior, where she was just average after […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Elk River’s senior trio at the state Nordic Ski meet Thursday at Biwabik included two longtime skiers and one late starter. Mitch Nordahl, who started in eighth grade, placed 77th among 118 boys in his second state trip. He was 86th last year and hoped to move up more but […]

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by Bruce Strand, Sports editor Three Elk River skiers — Mitch Nordahl, Jane Kallemeyn and Nicole Thorndal, all seniors — have qualified for the state meet. Nordahl placed ninth in the Section 2 boys meet Thursday at Camp Ripley while Thordahl was 12th and Kallemeyn 13th in the girls meet. Nordahl and Kallemeyn will make […]

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The Elk River Nordic Ski team had six members making all-conference as the boys placed fourth and the girls sixth in the Northwest Suburban Conference meet on Wednesday. On a cold (four to eight degrees) day with a slight wind at Baker National Golf Course in Medina, the Andover boys and girls claimed  championships in […]

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