Glenwood City Sports

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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GC wrestlers’ leadership will be strength for upcoming season

By Amber Hayden GLENWOOD CITY — The Glenwood City wrestlers lack depth for the 2019-20 season, but will rely on the strong leadership from returning athletes head coach Shane Strong stated. “Our talent is young, but they understand what it takes to be successful in the sport of wrestling,” Strong stated. “They embrace hard work…

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Lady Toppers win basketball season opener, fall to Prescott

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent The opening week of the basketball season held mixed results for the Glenwood City girls as they split a pair of non-conference road games. The Lady Hilltoppers got their season off to a good start by winning their first outing of the season, a road contest against the Cumberland Beavers…

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New coach to lead Boyceville boys’ cagers

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent BOYCEVILLE — Colby Dotseth takes the reins as the Bulldogs’ head ccoach for the boys’ basketball team this season. While this is his first year as head coach, Dotseth is no stranger to Boyceville as he grew up here and played for the Bulldogs from 2006-2010. In recent years, Dotseth…

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