Team Announcements

  • The Sheyenne XC teams will be hosting youth XC races (Grades pre-k to 6th grade) at Independence Elementary School on Sunday nights in September.  Races will take place on Sept 11, 18, 25, and Oct 2nd.  No need to pre-register.

    Youth XC Races

    **Youth XC Results below

    **All pre-k runners will receive their medals on the last night of the youth races. All other medals will be delivered to schools for the runners.

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  • Head Coach (High School): Troy Thorson tthorson@west-fargo.k12.nd.us  

    Middle School Coach Contact: Aric Dvorak advorak@west-fargo.k12.nd.us

    Please e-mail Coach Thorson or Coach Dvorak if you are interested in running XC for the Mustangs! 

    All parents and athletes should sign up for Sheyenne XC updates using this link: https://www.remind.com/join/g9f48k  

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  • Come run with the Mustangs this summer!

    Summer runs start on June 13th at 7 am.  Meet at the Sheyenne track.

    By running this summer and counting your miles you will get a summer mileage t-shirt at the end of the summer!  

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Meet the Coaching Staff

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BSE in Social Science Education, Minot State University M.Ed in Special Education, University of North Dakota

Mr. Troy Thorson

Troy Thorson was named the Head Coach of the Sheyenne Girls XC program in 2014.  He was named as the Head Coach of the Boys XC program in 2018.  Troy started his coaching career in 2003 at Minot High.  He has also coached boys and girls XC in McLaughlin, SD.  While at McLaughlin he led the boys teams to a State Class A XC title and was named Region 8 XC Coach of the Year in 2006. Before coming to Sheyenne he was the Head Girls XC Coach at Fargo South where he was the EDC XC Coach of the Year in 2012.  Additionally, Coach Thorson currently coaches boys and girls track and field at Sheyenne.  

Troy currently is a special education teacher at Sheyenne High School.  He is married to Heidi Thorson.  They have three boys, Henry, Charlie and Rylan.  

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Jared Slinde

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Jared Slinde

Jared joined the Sheyenne Track and Field program as an assistant coach in 2018 working with the middle distance runners.  He will join the Sheyenne XC program during the 2019 season.  He currently works at the Great Plains Food Bank.  

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