The Silver Lake City Council tabled the decision to vacate an alley due to opposing ideas and lack of councilors present at Monday night’s public hearing.
Mayor Bruce Bebo and councilors Greg Gillett and Eric Nelson were the only members of Council present, (councilors Nolan Johnson and Pat Fogarty were absent) and in discussing the benefits to either vacate or keep the alley, Nelson and Gillett were in disagreement.
The Panther football team started the Section 2AAA playoffs with a bang, downing the Rockford Rockets 35-0 in Glencoe on Tuesday, Oct. 22.
For the second game in a row, the varsity defense didn't surrender a single point, while the offense continued to evolve with an efficient passing game.
Keaton Anderson was 9-15 with 168 yards and two touchdowns through the air, while he and the rest of the Panther backs racked up 191 yards rushing and three more touchdowns on 55 attempts.
Oftentimes, coaches want their players toeing that fine line between relaxation and competitive excitement.
For Thursday’s Class A state tennis meet, Head Coach Robb DeCorsey said his doubles tandem of Piper Davis and Rachel Rusten needs to stay loose, and treat it like any other competition.
“They’re good as long as they’re not thinking about tennis right now,” DeCorsey seriously joked. “They can’t play scared. It’s just like any other match.”
The regular season closed with a stellar performance by the Panther football team, as Glencoe-Silver Lake sent Annandale home with a 46-14 loss on senior night to roll into the playoffs on a four-game winning streak.
From the get-go, the Cardinals couldn’t win the battle at the line of scrimmage, as was evident by GSL’s 368 yards gained on the ground to Annandale’s mere 87.
The most impressive performance of the evening came from junior utility-man Teddy Petersen, who not only rushed for 145 yards and three touchdowns on 23 carries, but also intercepted three-first half passes.
At the Section 5A cross country meet in Milaca on Thursday, the Panther boys’ cross country team will be searching for its 10th first-place finish of the season, while the girls look to post their personal bests.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the Watertown-Mayer invitational, Jeff Delwiche’s boys took the top spot for their fifth event in a row with 27 team points.
Glencoe-Silver Lake’s girls’ team finished seventh out of eight teams at the event in Watertown with 141 points.
Taking third place at the Rochester Exchange Club’s fall invitational, the Lady Panther volleyball team is meticulously preparing for its section rematch with Holy Family Catholic on Thursday, Oct. 23.
Glencoe-Silver Lake won three out of its four mini matches at the weekend tournament, scoring wins over Minneapolis Patrick Henry (25-10, 25-13), Pine Island (25-15, 21-25, 15-11) and even Rochester Century (16-25, 25-21, 15-12) from Class AAA in the third-place match.