Glenwood City Sports

Glenwood City volleyball team loses conference opener

By Amber Hayden MONDOVI — The Glenwood City volleyball squad opened the Dunn-St. Croix portion of its 2018 schedule with a three-set loss to the Lady Buffaloes in Mondovi last Thursday evening. The Hilltoppers were swept in the September 13 contest, losing to Mondovi by  scores of 17-25, 15-25, and 23-25.

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Slow start dooms GC in loss to Spring Valley

GLENWOOD CITY — For the second consecutive game, the Glenwood City football team got off to a slow start and found itself trailing early when it hosted Spring Valley last Friday evening. But unlike the previous week in Durand, when the Hilltoppers overcame fumbles and an early 6-0 deficit to post a decisive 15-point win,…

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Toppers ovecome early fumbles to pelt Panthers

DURAND — It was an inauspicious start to say the least. Glenwood City fumbled away the football on its first three offensive possessions – one, a muffed punt on its own seven yard line that Durand turned into its and the game’s first score. But a stout Hilltoppers’ defense keep the game close until the…

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Glenwood City Cross Country: Girls 3rd, Boys 7th at Cameron Invite

By Missy Klatt CAMERON – Another beautiful afternoon made for some great running by the Glenwood City Cross Country teams. The boys took the course first and came away with a seventh place finish out of eleven teams. With all the runners improving on their times, some by minutes – plural, the boys looked really…

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Toppers batter Bulldogs again with fast start on football field

GLENWOOD CITY — Fans of the Glenwood City and Boyceville football teams had to have left last Friday night’s contest in Glenwood City feeling like they had experienced it before. That feeling of deja vu was understandable as the annual gridiron rivalry game between the Bulldogs and Hilltoppers was for the third straight year a…

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Topper cross country girls finish 5th at SCC

By Missy Klatt HAMMOND — Thursday, August 30th was a perfect night for running as the Hilltopper Cross Country team headed to Hammond to race at the St. Croix Central invitational. It was a good night for the girls as they finished fifth in a field of twelve teams, most of which were Division 2.

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Toppers’ volleyball struggles offensively

By Amber Hayden AMERY – The Hilltoppers have struggled to find their footing going 0-6 in the first few weeks of the 2018 season. The team headed to Amery last Tuesday, August 27 and walked away with another loss, despite the offense putting up 18 kills. The Hilltoppers lost to Amery in straight sets with…

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Hilltoppers hold on to nip Amery for first football win

GLENWOOD CITY — Mother Nature nearly spoiled Glenwood City’s 2018 home football debut against Amery last Friday. A severe thunderstorm rolled  and riled through the area a few hours prior to the 7 p.m. kickoff August 24 bringing high winds along with multiple lightning strikes and thunder claps as it dumped over three inches of…

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Hilltoppers volleyball comes up short in first four match ups

By Amber Hayden MENOMONIE — The Glenwood City Hilltoppers volleyball team struggled during their first matches of the season with losses to Menomonie, Barron and Prescott on August 21. “The girls played really well against Menomonie, we are working our line up so ran a few different things to see what would work best for…

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