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Son born to Glencoe family

Sarah Mercy Friberg and Benjamin Walter Rueben of Glencoe announce the arrival of a son, Zackary John Rueben, born Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Zackary weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. Grandparents are Melissa Fischer of Norwood and Melissa and Paul Friberg of Glencoe.

Glencoe couple has new son

Arturo Cruz Jr. and Clara Jo Hinojosa of Glencoe announce the arrival of a son, Arturo Ray Cruz, born Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services. Arturo weighed 6 pounds, 3.1 ounces, and was 181⁄2 inches long at birth. He joins a sister, Amaiyah T. Cruz. Grandparents are Roberto and Dawn Hinojosa of Glencoe, Estela Martinez of Weslaco, Texas, and Arturo Cruz of Matamoros, Mexico.

Verna Marie Thoele, 86, of Glencoe

Verna Marie Thoele, 86, of Glencoe, formerly of Arlington, died Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Sept. 22, at 11 a.m., at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Glencoe with the Rev. Robert Nowak officiating. Linda Dose will be the organist. Mrs. Thoele’s granddaughter, Kayla Allen, will sing “The Lord’s Prayer.” Congregational hymns are “I Need Thee Every Hour,” “Nearer, My God, to Thee” and “Asleep in Jesus.”

Vincent J. Van Dorpe, 83, of Glencoe

Vincent John Van Dorpe, 83, of Glencoe, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016, at Glencoe Regional Health Services Long Term Care.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, Sept. 16, at Church of St. Pius X in Glencoe with the Rev. Anthony Stubeda officiating. Mary Ann Thalmann was the organist. Song leaders were Gus and Irene Makovsky. Congregational hymns were “Here I Am, Lord,” “How Great Thou Art,” “On Eagle’s Wings,” “Song of Farewell” and “Amazing Grace.”

Spikers third at Heritage tourney

The Glencoe-Silver Lake volleyball team carried an 8-4 record into this week after claiming its first Wright County Conference West victory of the season as well as finishing third in its initial tournament of the year last week.

Hard times for netters

It’s been a difficult year for the Glencoe-Silver Lake tennis team. The squad remains without a victory on the season as a number of fresh faces have been thrust into the varsity lineup out of sheer necessity.

With the most recent loss of Tess Chap, out due to a back injury, the Panthers are currently fielding a varsity squad that is almost entirely different than the one that took to the court for the season opener less than one month ago.

Footballers fumble one away at Annandale

It just wasn’t the Panthers night.

The Glencoe-Silver Lake football team suffered its second consecutive loss in a 27-20 loss at Annandale on Friday, Sept. 16, falling to the Cardinals for the first time since 2004.

“We made a lot of mental mistakes that are uncharacteristic,” coach Scott Tschimperle said. “We’ve got to be better – mentally tougher.”

Girls' CC 12th at Invite

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ cross-country team placed 12th with 290 points at the Norwood Young America Lions Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Baylor Park.

Malayh Metcalf led the way for the Panthers, taking fifth place in a time of 20 minutes, 14.9 seconds.

Majkya Metcalf was the second GSL finisher, taking 57th in 23:24.1. Kendall Guerrero was 69th in 23:53.7. Gia Venier (23:56.1) and Robin Swift (25:40.8) rounded out the varsity scoring by placing 71st and 88th, respectively.

Boys' CC eighth at NYA

The Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ cross-country team placed eighth with 232 points at the Norwood Young America Lions Invitational, held at Baylor Park on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

Tony Fischer paced the Panthers on the familiar course, taking 28th overall in a time of 17 minutes, 58.3 seconds.

Not far behind Fischer was Austin Schroepfer, who came in 32nd in 18:06.3. Ethan Knudten took 46th in 18:37.0, with Isaac Krueger (19:02.7) and Jakob Rusten (19:20.0) rounding out the varsity scoring by taking 59th and 67th, respectively.