Glenwood City Sports

Lady Hilltoppers showing strength on defense

By Kelsie Hoitomt GLENWOOD CITY – The girls’ basketball team had their first game of the season on Tuesday, November 20 against St. Croix Central who beat the Hilltoppers 47-42. It was a fairly typical first game full of nerves and beginning mistakes like traveling, double-dribbles and plenty of fouls.

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A look into who the Hoggies are

By Kelsie Hoitomt GLENWOOD CITY – The Hilltopper’s front line has a special name that was given to them by coach Shane Strong, the “Hoggies”. According to Strong, it was four years ago that he started calling the line “hoggies”.

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Coaching staff of the championship team

By Kelsie Hoitomt GLENWOOD CITY – That old saying “It takes a village to raise a child” seems to apply to the football team as well, considering the amount of coaches and assistants that are a part of the Hilltopper football team. Alongside head coach Shane Strong are assistants Tom Carlson, Chuckie DeSmith, Brandon Kieper,…

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State Champions make some noise in this small town

By Kelsie Hoitomt MADISON – 36 young men stepped out onto the field Thursday morning with the same goal in mind, to bring home the Division 7 State Championship Title. With hours and months of hard work, dedication and determination put into this season, the boys made their dream come true as the Glenwood City…

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Records fall as Toppers dominate Division 7 Football

MADISON — The Glenwood City Hilltoppers as a team, broke nine state football tournament records and tied two more in division seven last Thursday.  Also gaining mention in the record books will be Topper Isaac Tuttle as he tied two individual records. The Toppers defeated Potosi by a score of 46-21 in the opening games…

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Welcome home to the State Champions

  By Kelsie Hoitomt The Division 7 State Championship team was welcomed home by an escort of sirens and lights, consisting of three cop cars, three fire trucks and numerous cars filled with screaming fans. The charter bus carrying the team and coaches was greeted outside of town with fireworks. In town, several signs showing…

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