Glenwood City Sports

Topper wrestlers miss final day of Northern Badger but still place well

When ice-covered roads proved to be too treacherous to travel early Saturday morning December 28, Glenwood City coaches and wrestlers erred on the side of safety and decided to forgo the second and final day of competition at the 2019 Northern Badger Wrestling Classic. Despite missing that final day of wrestling, Glenwood City had four…

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Hilltopper boys bitten by Panthers

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — Christmas break means basketball in Glenwood City. The Hilltoppers boys’ team played on Friday night, December, 27th as part of a double header. Unfortunately, like the girls team before them, they came out on the losing end as they lost to the Ellsworth Panthers, 49-69. In the…

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Lady Toppers fall to Osceola Chieftains

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — The holiday game for the Lady Hilltoppers’ basketball team wasn’t much of a holiday as they lost to the Osceola Chieftains, 26-44, in a non-conference contest this past Friday, December 27. Missing two of their starters – Delanie Fayerweather and Makiah Schutz – the Toppers had trouble…

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GC grapplers take sixth at Trinity, subdued by Wildcats

After having 12 days off, Glenwood City’s wrestlers returned to action this past week and finished off their pre-holiday schedule with a pair of late-week road trips. The Hilltoppers’ wrestling squad traveled to River Falls last Thursday, December 19 to dual the Division 1 Wildcats before crossing the St. Croix River and the state border…

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GC girls see early lead evaporate in loss to EM

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — Glenwood City girls had methodically built a five-point lead over visiting Elk Mound over for much of the first-half of last Thursday’s, December 19, Dunn-St. Croix basketball contest. But the Toppers’ watched as their hard work was quickly erased in the waning minutes of the half as…

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Lady Topper cagers slayed by Vikings

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent COLFAX —  For many, Friday the 13th is not a good day and unfortunately for the Lady Hilltoppers’ basketball team, Friday December 13th, turned out to be a terrible day as far as basketball was concerned. Glenwood City traveled to Colfax to take on the mighty Vikings in a Dunn-St.…

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Lady Toppers squeeze victory passed rival Bulldogs

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — When the two local rivals come together on the basketball court it always makes for a good game. And last Tuesday’s game that the Glenwood City Lady Hilltoppers hosted against the neighboring Boyceville Lady Bulldogs was no exception. In a tough and tight competition throughout, it was…

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Toppers place fourth in Timm Duals, GC quartet finishes with four wins

GLENWOOD CITY — Although the Hilltoppers did not have an undefeated wrestler, Glenwood City saw a quartet of its grapplers garner four wins in five matches at the 23rd annual John Timm Memorial Duals held at the high school last Saturday, December 7. Seniors Tucker Lagerstrom and Andrew Berends along with junior Andy Grant and…

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Glenwood City boys toppled in season opener

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent MENOMONIE —  The Glenwood City boys’ basketball team took on the Unity Eagles in the Northwest Tipoff Classic held at UW-Stout last Saturday, December 7. It was a grim first outing for the Toppers as they lost 21-63. Hilltoppers’ head coach Tristan Kittilson conceded that it was a tough, season-opening…

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