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May 22nd, 2019

Glencoe-Silver Lake High School mock crash

The sport-utility vehicle Matt Cardinal’s wife was driving showed in harsh reality the impact of being hit by an impaired driver. She was killed in the crash and their children were injured. With the coming graduation and summer party season, GSL students took some time out for a lessons on the dangers of drinking and driving Thursday afternoon, May 16. Local and county emergency responders and the county Towards Zero Deaths task force presented a mock crash in the parking lot on the north side of the junior-senior high school. After the presentation, students heard from Matt Cardinal.

Brownton, Plato both win

The Brownton Bruins improved to 4-1, while the Plato Blue Jays claimed win No. 1 on the season in a rain-shortened weekend in the Crow River Valley League.
Starting pitcher Seth Schuette went 6-1/3 innings to earn the victory as Brownton bested the Carver Black Sox 10-7 on Saturday, May 18.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

GSL trapshooters keep on firing

With only one week remaining, the Glencoe-Silver Lake trapshooting team is in sixth place in the Class 3A Conference 3 standings after the latest two weeks of competition at the Winthrop Game Protective League. Alden-Conger High School currently holds the top spot.
Top GSL trap shooters in Week 3 were: Katrina Dummer scoring 43 out of 50, Mia LaPlante scoring a 41, and Ethan Bernstein, Brayden Goebel and Haley Kirchoff all hitting 40 of their 50 targets.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

GSL’s Schuth, Meyer earn all-conference

Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ golfers Riley Schuth and Zach Meyer both earned All-Wright County Conference West honors after each finished in the top 12 of the final conference individual standings.
The pair clinched their all-conference berths at the final WCC West meet of the season at Timber Creek Golf Course on Tuesday, May 14.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Baseball finishes with a flourish

A six-game winning streak to finish the regular season gave the Glencoe-Silver Lake baseball team a 14-5 overall record as the Panthers now turn their attention to the postseason.
GSL was given the No. 4 seed for the Section 5AA bracket and is scheduled to host 13th-seeded Watertown-Mayer at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Panthers outscored the Royals 24-1 in the team’s two Wright County Conference West meetings this season.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Higgins, Hallaway are all-conference

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ track team placed second, while the boys’ team claimed three all-conference honors in taking sixth at the Wright County Conference West championship meet on Tuesday, May 14.
Will Higgins claimed two All-WCC West honors by winning the 110- and 300-meter hurdles in respective times of 15.72 and 42.23 seconds.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

All-WCC West nod for Kosek

Glencoe-Silver Lake senior Grace Kosek concluded her final regular season with the Panther girls’ golf team by earning an All-Wright County Conference West spot as the No. 5 performer in the circuit.
Kosek finished the final WCC West meet at Little Crow Golf Club on Thursday, May 16, with a fourth-place score of 47. That score gave her the fifth-best stroke total in the conference at 383.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Panthers earn share of WCC West softball title

The Glencoe-Silver Lake softball team earned a share of the Wright County Conference West championship last week before opening this week with a blowout victory to open the Section 5AA playoffs.
A 10-0 shutout of New London-Spicer on Tuesday, May 14, earned the Panthers at least a piece of the conference championship.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Silver Lake reunion planners seeking contacts

Planners of Silver Lake High School’s all-school reunion are seeking class contact persons to reach out to fellow SLHS alums to inform them of the get-together set for Aug. 3.
Representatives of the class should call reunion planners Delores Sweeney, 715-519-0469, or Linda Paumen, 763-682-5190.

(For the complete story, see the May 22 print edition of The Chronicle.)

County sends letter requesting FEMA assistance for flooding, snow melt

McLeod County Emergency Management Director Kevin Mathews was looking for approval at a county board meeting May 21 to send a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture requesting federal assistance through the emergency watershed protection program to repair snow melt and flooding damage.