AND THEY ARE OFF — A large group of Glenwood City girls that also included a Boyceville runner sprinted away from the starting line at last Thursday’ D-SC West Pod cross country meet at Glen Hills County Park. From left to right are: Bella Simmons, Natelle McCarthy, Savanna Millermon, Kinzie Strong, Kendall Schutz, Ella Knops and Shiloh Wheeldon. Simmons, Schutz and Strong finished the race first, second and third respectively. —photo by Amy Corr

Williams and Simmons come in first for GC; Boyceville girls take second

By Editor | September 22, 2020

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY – In their second Dunn-St. Croix West Pod Cross Country meet of the season, both the Boyceville Bulldogs and the Glenwood City Hilltoppers ran out at Glen Hills Park this past Thursday, September 17th along with Spring Valley and Elmwood/Plum City. It was another good race for both…

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POWER HIT — Glenwood City senior Maddie Oehlke smashed the volleyball during the Toppers three-set home sweep of Elmwood/Plum City last Tuesday, September 15. —photo by Jacob Maes Photography

Glenwood City volleyball takes season opener against Elmwood/Plum City

By Editor | September 22, 2020

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — The Hilltopper volleyball season finally got underway this past week on Tuesday, September 15th when they hosted the Wolves from Elmwood/Plum City (EPC). The Lady Tops won the match in three straight sets and were looking forward to a rematch on Thursday. However, that match was cancelled…

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Young and determined; Glenwood City gridders seek redemption in 2020

By Editor | September 22, 2020

by Laura Giammattei Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — Speed and a close knit comradery between players will be the two main strengths the Glenwood City football team will draw upon for success this 2020 season in  the Dunn-St. Croix (D-SC) Conference. The Hilltoppers aim to get back into a winning mentality this season, after wrapping…

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Hilltopper Volleyball: Will passion and drive be the keys to their success?

By Editor | September 15, 2020

By Missy Klatt Sports Correspondent GLENWOOD CITY — Second-year Glenwood City head coach Nicole Miller has a very positive attitude as the volleyball season is finally getting underway for the Hilltoppers. “Coming into my second year as head coach I am very excited to continue to see the progress and strength the program is having.…

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Local cross country runners compete in first meet

By Editor | September 15, 2020

By Missy Klatt SPRING VALLEY — With the COVID-revised schedule, both the Boyceville Bulldogs and the Glenwood City Hilltoppers cross country teams kicked off their season in Spring Valley this past Thursday, September 10th. Joining them in this Dunn-St. Croix West Pod meet were Elmwood/Plum City and host Spring Valley. Both head coaches were happy…

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Spectator guidelines for sports season announced

By Editor | September 15, 2020

from Patrick Gretzlock, Glenwood City High/Middle School Principal/Director of Athletics It is with great excitement that we welcome back high school and middle school athletics to our school community. As we are about to unveil the 2020 Fall Sports’ Season, there are a number of adjustments that need to brought to light. It is imperative…

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2020 brings challenges for Hilltopper Harriers

By Editor | September 8, 2020

GLENWOOD CITY – With all that is going on in 2020 due to the Coronavirus, this year’s cross country season will be challenging to say the least for the Hilltopper teams and their coaches – head coach Matthew Schutz who starts his fourteenth year with the program, eleven as the head coach and Angela Williams…

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WIAA Board defines alternate fall season; winter and spring seasons to be shortened

By Editor | August 18, 2020

STEVENS POINT – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association approved several details of a one-year alternative season in the spring for fall sports and reduced the number of weeks for sports during the 2020-21 winter and spring seasons at its August meeting held August 14. The Board established the parameters and context of the alternate fall…

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WIAA board approves winter sports changes; adjusts rules & policies in wake of pandemic

By Editor | June 30, 2020

STEVENS POINT – The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association Board of Control reviewed and acted on coaches committee recommendations impacting winter sports–including the addition of a State Tournament Series for girls wrestling in 2022–and other rule and budget considerations in response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic at its June virtual meeting June 24. In…

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WIAA releases collaborative guidelines to resume summertime activities

By Editor | June 23, 2020

STEVENS POINT –  The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association has released guidance and recommendations for member high schools to resume summertime athletics programming and other activities beginning July 1, 2020. Guidance for Summer Activities The guidelines were produced and reviewed by the collaborative efforts and contributions of the doctors on the WIAA Sports Medical Advisory Committee,…

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