Glenwood City Sports

Cardinals fly away with three-set win over Toppers

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — A whole flock of Cardinals came to Glenwood City last Thursday, September 12 when the Lady Hilltopper volleyball team hosted Prescott in a best 3-out-of-5 match up. Unfortunately the Toppers were out played and lost in three straight sets to the Cardinals, 22-25, 13-25 and 12-25. The…

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Glenwood City narrowly escapes shutout by Durand

Laura Giammattei Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City Hilltoppers are still on the hunt for their first win of the 2019 season following a 35-8 Friday night home loss to the Durand Panthers. Durand (2-2, 1-1) jumped on Glenwood City (0-4, 0-2) early and often, including a 69-yard run by Lucas Zeilinger on…

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Topper Volleyball still working out the kinks

By Missy Klatt, Sports Correspondent The Hilltopper volleyball team continued to work things out with some non-conference action this past week. On Tuesday, September 3rd the Lady Toppers traveled to Amery to take part in a triangular against the Amery Warriors and the Spooner Rails. Then on Thursday, they headed to Cameron to take on the…

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Lady Toppers capture SCC Cross Country Invitational crown

By Missy Klatt, Sports Correspondent HAMMOND — With mild temps and the sky full of clouds, it was a good day for a race. The Lady Hilltoppers capitalized on this and took first place at the St. Croix Central Cross Country Invitational last Thursday, September 5th, competing mainly against larger schools. Hilltoppers’ head coach Matthew Schutz…

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Boyceville football edges Glenwood City; clinches first conference and home victory since 2017

By Laura Giammattei, Sports Correspondent BOYCEVILLE — The beginning of the 2019 Dunn-St. Croix Conference football season started with a bang. In an always eagerly anticipated rivalry matchup between the Boyceville Bulldogs (2-1, 1-0) and the Glenwood City Hilltoppers (0-3, 0-1), spectators on both sides of the spectrum stayed on the edge of their seats as…

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Glenwood City cross country excited for new season

By Missy Klatt, Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — With over 50 kids out for cross country, including 28 at the high school level, Hilltoppers’ head coach Matthew Schutz is excited for the new corss country season. To have full teams for all levels of competition is something that not all small schools achieve. Having recent successful…

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Area cross country teams begin new seasons at Boyceville Alumni Invitational

By Missy Klatt, Sports Correspondent BOYCEVILLE — Both the Glenwood City Hilltoppers and the Boyceville Bulldogs started their Cross Country seasons with the Boyceville Alumni Invitational meet held at the Tiffany Creek Elementary School on Wednesday, August 28th. With ideal weather for running, both teams saw some good results for the first meet of the season.…

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Improved Glenwood City falls just short in 12-6 loss against Thorp

By Laura Giammattei, Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — A defensive battle between the Glenwood City Hilltoppers and the Thorp Cardinals came to a head in the fourth quarter, as the Cardinals found the end zone to secure a 12-6 victory over the Hilltoppers last Friday evening at Glenwood City High School. Although Glenwood City fell short…

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Topper Volleyball opens season in Menomonie

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent MENOMONIE — The Glenwood City Hilltoppers’ volleyball team played at the Menomonie invite on Tuesday, August 27th to start off their 2019 season. First-year head coach Nicole Miller said that her team was a bit nervous knowing they would be going up against bigger schools and the competition would be…

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Hilltopper volleyball lacking experience, hopes to build program

By Missy Klatt GLENWOOD CITY — With only two returning varsity players from last year, new head coach, Nicole Miller has a big challenge ahead of her as she needs to shape her inexperienced team into varsity players. After losing a whopping nine seniors last year to graduation there are many spots that need to…

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