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June 3rd, 2015

Resch Memorial Scholarship awarded

Bike-a-thon winners announced

GSL baseball 1 game away from state

GSL sending 5 to state track meet

Panthers advance to sectional baseball final

A 10-8 defeat of Albert Lea in the Section 2AA winner’s bracket final on Saturday, May 30 has the Glencoe-Silver Lake baseball team within one win of returning to the state tournament.

“We are very happy with what we have done,” coach Dean Schwirtz said. “But this team is always focused on the next game and we still have work left to do.”

It was a perfect morning for baseball – or just about anything, for that matter – as the Panthers and Tigers took the field at Veterans Park in St. Peter.

Brewers drop a pair

A 4-3 defeat at Dassel-Cokato on Saturday, May 30 pushed the Glencoe Brewers’ losing skid to four games heading into a six-game homestand. The Brewers dropped both of their contests on the latter end of last week, previously falling 10-6 at Waconia on Thursday, May 28.

Glencoe suffered an 8-1 setback at Waconia last Thursday, mustering up just four hits against a trio of Lakers pitchers. Brody Bratsch recorded two of the hits, with Josh Kraby and Stephen Wiblemo notching one hit apiece. 

Golfers put finishing touches on season

The season came to a close for the Glencoe-Silver Lake golf teams with the conclusion of the Section 5AA tournament at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker. Neither the girls’ nor boys’ teams advanced to the second round of the 36-hole competition that was held over two days, beginning on Thursday, May 28, and concluding on Monday.

One member of the girls squad, Ashlyn Ratike, advance to individual competition on Day Two, while the team finished Thursday with a total score of 424. The boys wrapped up their year on Day One with a team score of 400.

Brownton tops Plato in cross-county battle

Early bragging rights along Highway 212 belong to the Brownton Bruins, who remained undefeated on the season by means of a 5-2 win at the Plato Blue Jays on Sunday, May 31.

Brownton took a 2-1 lead after the first inning with Ryan Grams and Matt Schwichtenberg scoring for the Bruins in the top of the frame. Matt Odegaard doubled and was driven home by Chris Odegaard for Plato’s opening-inning tally.

Trap wraps regular season

The Glencoe-Silver Lake trapshooting team wrapped up its regular season last week, finishing sixth in the Class 4A – Conference 4 standings. The Panthers finished Week 5 with 3,194.5 points, giving them 21,353.5 on the spring.

GSL came in just 201.5 points behind fifth-place Cretin-Derham Hall in the final point tally. The Panthers finished 799 points ahead of Sartell. McGregor-Aitkin-Cromwell won the conference with 35,806 points.

GSL sending five to state track and field meet

Glencoe-Silver Lake will be represented by four boys and one girl at the state Class A track and field meet this weekend after Panthers competitors qualified in four total events at the Section 2A championship meet in Mankato on Saturday, May 29.

In the sectional team competition, the 12-man GSL boys contingent finished in a three-way tie for eighth with 41 points, while the 10–member Panthers girls squad placed 10th with 40 points.