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Treys topple Toppers in losses to Mounders, Warriors

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent Lately, the Hilltoppers boys’ basketball team has been bitten by the 3-point bug. Glenwood City saw Boyceville hit 10-for-18 3-pointers in a tough defeat the previous week. Elk Mound and Amery nearly matched that output. The Mounders and Warriors combined to shoot 51 percent from beyond the arc to hand…

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GC girls drop D-SC games to EPC, Spring Valley

After recording its first victory of the season thanks to a double-digits non-conference triumph over Bruce January 17, the Glenwood City girls’ basketball squad was looking to tack on a conference win or two when it played Elmwood-Plum City and Spring Valley this past week. Unfortunately, the Lady Hilltoppers fell behind early both contests and…

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Glenwood City wins back-to-back D-SC Conference wrestling championships

GLENWOOD CITY — A year ago, Glenwood City finished with a perfect 4-0 record in Dunn-St. Croix competitions to capture its first conference wrestling championship in a dozen years. But unlike last year when the Hilltoppers won a tiebreaker against rival Boyceville to eventually earn that coveted title, Glenwood City demonstrated compete mastery over its…

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Topper girls notch first win

GLENWOOD CITY — The long drought is over! The Glenwood City girls’ basketball squad snapped its 19-game losing streak, which included an 0-14 start to the current season, with a 46-27 home victory over Bruce last Tuesday, January 17. In the battle between winless teams, its was Bruce that took the early lead much to…

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Hilltopper boys fall to Vikings

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — For the second straight game this week, the Hilltoppers boys’ basketball team found themselves facing a hot shooting team. And for the second straight game, they lost to a conference opponent while in search of their first conference win. The January 20 contest against Colfax saw Glenwood…

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Hot-handed Bulldogs down Hilltoppers in D-SC action

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent BOYCEVILLE — Coming into the January 17 matchup the Boyceville and Glenwood City boys’ basketball teams found themselves in similar situations. Combined the two teams were 1-9 in conference action and hungry for a win to move up in the standings. Boyceville was the team that satisfied its hunger. The…

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Topper boys drop two, lock up second win against Indees

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent Coming off their first win of the year, the Glenwood City boys’ basketball team was looking to continue the momentum heading into a busy week of action. While they dropped the opening two games, they did secure their second win of the year in blowout fashion. Hosting Independence in a…

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GC girls falter against Colfax and Independence, stay winless

GLENWOOD CITY — With three home games including two against conference teams, the Glenwood City girls’ basketball team was looking to turn things around and compete for their first win of the season. It looked as though a victory might be a distinct possibility when it welcomed rival Boyceville last Tuesday, playing what was arguably…

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Glenwood City wrestlers dominate Boyceville, Turtle Lake/Clayton in triangular

BOYCEVILLE — It wasn’t your typical Boyceville versus Glenwood City wrestling dual. Not at all. The normally suspense-packed competition that usually features line-up shifts and several nail-biting matches much like last year’s dual that had to go to tie-breaking criteria to determine a victor, the much anticipated 2022-23 Dunn-St. Croix mat showdown between the Bulldogs…

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