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Topper softball earns opening-week split

By Editor | April 9, 2024

Under the direction of first-year head coach Tracy Marback, the Hilltopper softball team earned a split in the opening week of its 2024 campaign. Glenwood City inaugurated the new season and Dunn-St. Croix play in Mondovi April 4. Despite playing well, the Hilltoppers fell short in their bid to upset the host Buffaloes, losing 8…

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Glenwood City falls to Mondovi on ball diamond, rallies past Durand-Arkansaw

By Editor | April 9, 2024

After inclement weather had postponed or canceled its first few contests of the 2024 campaign, Glenwood City ended up opening its baseball season last Thursday, April 4th in Mondovi against the defending Dunn-St. Croix Conference champions. The Buffaloes showed why they are a favorite to repeat as they jumped on the Hilltoppers early and often…

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Millermon and Standaert named Glenwood City Scholar Athletes

By Editor | April 9, 2024

The Glenwood City High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the selection of Savanna Millermon and Will Standaert as this year’s Dunn-St Croix Conference Scholar Athletes. Each member school district within the Dunn-St Croix Conference is invited to nominate one boy and one girl for scholar athlete honors. Criteria for selection include grade point,…

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Topper thinclads bring home pair of firsts from UW-RF Invite

By Editor | April 9, 2024

RIVER FALLS — The Glenwood City track and field teams copped a pair of first-place finishes when they competed in the UW-River Falls JV Invitational held indoors at the Knowles Center last Friday, April 5. Although team scores where not posted, 11 schools took part in the meet. Sophomore Kyra Flick threw her way to…

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Glenwood City golfers finish 2nd in season-opening meet

By Editor | April 9, 2024

MONDOVI — The Glenwood City golf team finished in a second place tie in its season and Dunn-St. Croix conference opener in Mondovi April 4. Despite limited practice time heading into the opener and cool and breezy conditions last Thursday, the Hilltoppers shot a 184 on the fairways and greens of the Valley Golf Course…

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17 Topper golfers in quest for third straight state trip in 2024

By Editor | April 9, 2024

GLENWOOD CITY — For the upcoming Glenwood City golf season, Coach David Popko and Coach Matt Lamb welcome 17 golfers to the team for this year’s competitions. Having just returned from their second consecutive trip to the WIAA state golf tournament, the Hilltoppers are looking forward to a season filled with strong veterans and up-and-coming…

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Thompson and Hannah earn first-place finishes at Toppers’ track and field opener in River Falls

By Editor | April 2, 2024

RIVER FALLS — Glenwood City senior Haylie Hannah and sophomore Brady Thompson both earned first-place finishes in the teams’ season-opening track and field meet last Tuesday at River Falls that featured competitors from Minnesota as well as Wisconsin. Hannah, the Division 3 state pole vault runner-up last season, got her final year of track and…

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Three area youth wrestlers claim state titles

By Editor | April 2, 2024

MADISON — A trio of area youth wrestlers won individual state titles at the recent Wisconsin Wrestling Federation’s (WWF) Kids’ Folkstyle State Championships. Glenwood City’s Waylon Fry and Montino Carothers and Boyceville’s Easton Retz each claimed state championships in their respective weight classes at the 2024 WWF Kid’s Folkstyle State tournament that was held March…

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Hilltopper softball returns solid core of players

By Editor | March 26, 2024

GLENWOOD CITY — After serving as an assistant coach last season, Tracy Marback has taken the reigns of the Glenwood City High School softball program from longtime head coach Matthew Schutz, who will remain on the sidelines and in the dugout as an assistant. Marback, who has extensive experience as both a collegiate softball player…

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Glenwood City track and field teams will need to replace state-caliber talent for 2024 season

By Editor | March 26, 2024

GLENWOOD CITY— Graduation took several talented and top athletes from the Glenwood City track and field rosters as it prepares to open the 2024 campaign. Co-head coaches Tom Klatt and Ron Hanestad, who combined have nearly 30 years of track and field coaching experience, are tasked with filling some very big shoes this spring. The…

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