On behalf of the Cross Country Coaches, we want to thank all the student-athletes and their families for a wonderful, successful season. Efforts were appreciated! If anyone needs a correction please see Ms. LaFontaine. State participants may also bring in their certificates for completion.
Congratulations to next year’s captains: Coaches will be contacting you soon for a brief meeting.
NORA VOS STEVIE MILBRIDGE-SCOTT
MOLLY WEBERG COLTON MILNER
We are super excited for you to lead the team next season and to prepare throughout the off season/cross training!
Outgoing captains: Coaches will be contacting you soon for a brief meeting/survey completion. Thank you for your commitment, dedication, and leadership! Truly a privilege to have shared this memorable season with each of you.
To our Seniors: We wish you well and healthy cross training in the off season. Also, keep in touch after graduation and we encourage you to run in the summer with the team!
Everyone else, we hope to see you soon (track/summer/next fall)
It’s almost here!!!!!
Banquet Information and reminders:
East High School
Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016
5:00PM Dinner; catered by G. B. Schneider
6:00PM Program in Auditorium
Slide Show, Awards and Acknowledgements
Banquet Attire (Girls in dresses, Boys in dress shirt/tie)
Captains to arrive at 4:00PM to assist in setup.
End of year survey mandatory for Captains, strongly recommended for all student- athletes involved in Cross Country.
Congratulations to the following Student-Athletes advancing to the State Cross Country Meet at St. Olaf College on Saturday, Novemeber 5, 2016!!!
Andrew Arthur (1oth place) Molly Weberg (6th place)
Eli Koski (16th place) Lauren Dynek (8th place)
Reminder to turn in Banquet forms to Ms. LaFontaine by WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26- Athletes are FREE!!! We are hopeful all athletes attend. Parents/family members warmly welcomed at $12 each. Come and celebrate the successful cross country season!
Monday, Oct. 24 regular practice 3:40
Tuesday, Oct.25 regular practice 3:40
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26 6:30 AM ONLY! this is to allow you the most recovery time before race day.
Thursday, Oct. 27 Princeton Golf Course Section 7AA Race- boys at 2:00PM, Girls at 2:45PM estimated time of return 8:00PM (reminder you are excused all day, bus leaves at 9:30AM)
****The following people can still order pictures, just contact Nealy Photography ASAP- Ketolas and Bryce K.
Executive Board is sponsoring a 5K on Saturday, Oct. 29. Cost is $3. Located at East High School you can pre register or sign up day of event. All proceeds go to Domiano Center.
www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e4ea8af22a5fc1-duluth (copy to new page)
Section Meet Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 at Princeton Golf Course 301 Golf Course Rd, Princeton, MN
Boys’ race at 2:00PM
Girls’ race 2:45PM
Student-athletes will be excused entire day. You are able to attend zero hour if you choose. Bus leaves from East High School at 9:30AM. T-Shirts are available for $15. NOT REQUIRED. Weather forecast is holding at 48-54degrees and sunny.
MEA break workout if unavailable due to travel.
Thursday 9:00 AM track 1 mile warm up, Hard, fast 1 mile, hard, fast 800m then finish run until 30-35 minutes in duration.
Friday 9:00 AM Hartley parking lot. Trail runs
Saturday- Long run for 45-60 minutes
Sunday- 6-8 Strides rest day.
Monday Practice after school
Fantastic day at Proctor! Great weather throughout the season always help! NO OPTIONAL AM PRACTICE tomorrow. Regular Practice at 3:40-5:00PM meet on baseball field. ALL ARE WELCOME. This is a nice chance to flush out the legs after a race day. Closure too, for the completion of the regular season. Please remember to clean out lockers Wednesday, OCT. 19. Today’s results are on www.itiming.com
Pictures are in and were handed out today at the meet. Several people still owe money. Others need to confirm their order before printing. Please let Coach Peller know ASAP.
Missing a grey warm up jacket from St.Cloud meet name on sleeve LEONIDAS. Please check your garments!!!
Congrats to the following runners on making the section team. The names are in no particular order. Practice on Thursday- Friday at 9:00AM location to be determined.Plan accordingly.
Nora Vos Molly Weberg Rebecca Miles Allegra Pihlaja Izzy Sutherland Lauren Dynek
Gretchen Hagenmiller Kelly Canavan Celia Johnson
Collin Krochalk Joseph Kebbekus Lincoln Pilon Nick LaFontaine Anthony Verdoljak
Conor Weberg Andrew Arthur Eli Koski Ben Bunten
Duluth East Cross Country Banquet
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Duluth East High School
Join us for a pasta buffet, salad, bread and dessert. Vegetarian and gluten free options will be available. A short presentation to follow dinner in the auditorium.
Please return this form and payment to Mrs. LaFontaine no later than
Wednesday, October 26th
or to the main office at Ordean for middle school students.
Athlete’s Name(s) (free)____________________________________________
Number of family members attending ($12 per person) _______________
Number of Gluten Free Meals_____________
Number of Vegetarian Meals______________
Make checks payable to Duluth East Cross Country.
Monday, Oct. 17 – Captain Elections, Regular Practice 3:40-5:00PM
Captain Candidates will speak to team, all participants will vote at practice.
Pictures are expected to arrive soon, or will be provided at banquet. Please mark your calendars for the end of season banquet. As coaches, we hope all athletes are able to attend as well as family members. This year the student-athlete is covered, all family members welcome at $12 per person.
Tuesday, Oct. 18 PROCTOR MEET– final regular season meet. Located at Proctor Municipal Golf course. One bus will be available for students to ride there/return. Students will be excused at 2:15PM, departure at 2:30PM. Parents and athletes reminder- MUST BE IN OFFICIAL UNIFORM TO COMPETE. ANY LACK OF EFFORT ON COURSE WILL RESULT IN BEING REMOVED DURING RACE. NO costumes, this is a meet and you will compete accordingly.
4:00PM JV/V Girls’
4:30PM JV/V Boys’
5:00PM Middle School both girl/boy together
This is the last day for most of our team. Finish with a positive race, effort like a champion, and display a greyhound attitude!
Section Team will be named by end of week.
Wednesday, Oct. 19- optional AM practice 6:30AM/ Regular practice 3:40-5:00PM.
Thursday- Friday Oct. 20-21 MEA Varsity/Section team has AM practice. Time to be determined. With the section meet one week away YOU MUST TRAIN ON THOSE DAYS.
Saturday, Oct. 22– Long Run on own
Sunday, Oct. 23– REST
Monday, Oct. 10 Practice at 3:40-5:15PM at baseball field
TUESDAY ,OCT. 11 ST.CLOUD MEET- This is a JV and Varsity meet only. NO PRACTICE FOR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS. Those participating in the meet will be excused at 11:30, DEPARTING at 11:45 AM. Our Estimated time of return is 11:00PM.
Wednesday, Oct. 12 NO AM practice. 3:40-5:15 on baseball field
Thursday, Oct. 13 Optional 6:30AM practice Regular 3:40-5:15Pm on baseball field.
Friday, Oct. 14 Optional 6:30AM practice, Regular 3:40-5:15PM on baseball field.
If you are interested in applying for a CAPTAIN position for next season 2017, please complete an application this week. All eligible applicants must complete the form and turn in by Friday, OCT. 14. No late applications will be accepted. You must have completed 2 years of participation, be a junior or senior 2017, Be in good standing with respect to MSHSL rules and coaches’ guidelines.
END OF SEASON BANQUET INFORMATION WILL BE UPDATED BY END OF THIS WEEK. PLEASE REMEMBER TO CHECK IN FOR IMPORTANT INFORMATION.
Monday, Oct. 3- Regular practice 3:40-5:15PM on baseball field
Tuesday, Oct. 4-Regular practice 3:40-5:15PM on baseball field
Wednesday Oct. 5 Regular practice Optional 6:30AM practice /3:40-5:15PM on baseball field
THURSDAY, OCT 6 HIBBING MEET at Hibbing Municipal Golf Course, Hibbing, MN, team will stop for dinner please have money or food.Races begin at 4:00PM schedule of races Dismissed at 1:00 depart at 1:15. Estimated time of return 8:15PM
* Girls Varsity/JV 4:00
* Boys Varsity/JV 4:30
* Girls Jr. High (Grades 7-9) 5:00
* Boys Jr. High (Grades 7-9) 5:30
Friday, Oct.7 Optional 6:30AM practice/ 3:40-5:15PM on baseball field.