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GC wrangles Wolves for first conference win, fall to Cardinals

By Editor | February 7, 2023

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent The Hilltoppers boys’ basketball team fell on hard times through the first half of the conference schedule. However, as Glenwood City rounds the corner it found some light at the end of the tunnel.  Hosting Elmwood/Plum City on January 31, Glenwood City stormed back from a ten-point first half deficit…

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Glenwood City girls lose three on the hard wood

By Editor | February 7, 2023

Playing three games last week, two against top-notch teams from Clear Lake and Elk Mound, the Glenwood City girls’ basketball team was simply overwhelmed. The Hilltoppers lost all three by 40 plus points as they fell to 1-19 on the season and 0-11 in conference. The week begin with a 63-17 road loss to Clear…

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Eau Claire volleyball club adds boys’ team

By Editor | February 7, 2023

New to the Eau Claire Air Volleyball Club, as of 2022, is a boys club team. This season there are three “local” young men that join the team including Glenwood City’s Garet Eggert, as well as Jackson Gehweiler from Elk Mound and Jacob Schradle of Cumberland. The team competed in their first tournament of the…

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Treys topple Toppers in losses to Mounders, Warriors

By Editor | January 31, 2023

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent Lately, the Hilltoppers boys’ basketball team has been bitten by the 3-point bug. Glenwood City saw Boyceville hit 10-for-18 3-pointers in a tough defeat the previous week. Elk Mound and Amery nearly matched that output. The Mounders and Warriors combined to shoot 51 percent from beyond the arc to hand…

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GC girls drop D-SC games to EPC, Spring Valley

By Editor | January 31, 2023

After recording its first victory of the season thanks to a double-digits non-conference triumph over Bruce January 17, the Glenwood City girls’ basketball squad was looking to tack on a conference win or two when it played Elmwood-Plum City and Spring Valley this past week. Unfortunately, the Lady Hilltoppers fell behind early both contests and…

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Glenwood City wins back-to-back D-SC Conference wrestling championships

By Editor | January 31, 2023

GLENWOOD CITY — A year ago, Glenwood City finished with a perfect 4-0 record in Dunn-St. Croix competitions to capture its first conference wrestling championship in a dozen years. But unlike last year when the Hilltoppers won a tiebreaker against rival Boyceville to eventually earn that coveted title, Glenwood City demonstrated compete mastery over its…

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Radintz, Millermon cop SCF wrestling titles, Toppers finish 8th while Bulldogs are 14th

By Editor | January 25, 2023

ST. CROIX FALLS — Ladened with talent, the annual St. Croix Falls Wrestling Classic has become one of the premier tournaments in northern Wisconsin. And the 2023 edition was no different, drawing numerous state-ranked wrestlers and teams,  including Glenwood City and Boyceville, from both sides of the St. Croix River to the tournament that was…

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Topper girls notch first win

By Editor | January 25, 2023

GLENWOOD CITY — The long drought is over! The Glenwood City girls’ basketball squad snapped its 19-game losing streak, which included an 0-14 start to the current season, with a 46-27 home victory over Bruce last Tuesday, January 17. In the battle between winless teams, its was Bruce that took the early lead much to…

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Hilltopper boys fall to Vikings

By Editor | January 25, 2023

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — For the second straight game this week, the Hilltoppers boys’ basketball team found themselves facing a hot shooting team. And for the second straight game, they lost to a conference opponent while in search of their first conference win. The January 20 contest against Colfax saw Glenwood…

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Hot-handed Bulldogs down Hilltoppers in D-SC action

By Editor | January 25, 2023

by Joel DeWitt Sports Correspondent BOYCEVILLE — Coming into the January 17 matchup the Boyceville and Glenwood City boys’ basketball teams found themselves in similar situations. Combined the two teams were 1-9 in conference action and hungry for a win to move up in the standings. Boyceville was the team that satisfied its hunger. The…

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