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November 4th

Girls' CC wraps up season at sections

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ cross country team wrapped up its 2015 season with a 16th-place finish at the Section 2A meet in Montgomery on Thrusday, Nov. 29.

Eighth-grader Gia Venier led the youthful Panthers in their second running of the season on the 5,000-meter course at Montgomery Golf Course, placing 64th overall in a time of 22 minutes, 40.5 seconds.

Following Venier in short order was seventh-grader Majkya Metcalf, who took 65th in 22:46. 1.

Lady Panthers' season ends in subsection semis

An exciting and successful campaign that was the Glencoe-Silver Lake volleyball team’s 2015 season came to a close Monday night in a loss to Belle Plaine in the Section 2AA North subsection semifinals.

The Panthers put forth a valiant effort against the Tigers – not only the top-seeded team in the subsection, but also the No. 1-ranked team in Class AA – but could not keep up in the face of their opponent’s ferocious power.

Boys' CC wins section title

Talent and determination was sprinkled with a bit of good fortune as the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ cross country team won its first section title since 1999 on Thursday, Oct. 29 at Montgomery Golf Course.

The Panthers claimed the Section 2A championship in dominant fashion, running away with first place by 23 points on a brisk and blustery day in Montgomery.

Trunk Or Treat at City Center

First GSL band, choir concert of year

Stewart offers Halloween fun

Halloween in Silver Lake

Boys run away with section title

Panthers felled by Belle Plaine

Storm water ponds out of picture altogether

A mere two weeks ago, the Glencoe City Council appeased concerns regarding its proposed storm water pond in the city cemetery, posed as part of the Armstrong Avenue improvement project, by taking that option out of the equation.
Proposed, instead were several other sites, all with potential issues to be resolved: some weren’t on city-owned land, others would require extensive excavation.
Rising to the challenge, the city and its engineering consultant, SEH, came up with another option: an underground pipe to divert the storm water into the existing system.