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Archive - Mar 6, 2018


Regular season comes to a close for boys' basketball

The 2017-18 regular season came to a close for the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team last week with the Panthers losing their final two pre-playoff matchups.
GSL wrapped up the regular season with a 10-16 overall record after home losses to Wright County Conference West foes New London-Spicer and Dassel-Cokato to conclude circuit play with a 5-9 mark.
Playing back on their old court in the high school’s Purple Gym, the Panthers took a second hard loss against the Wildcats, falling 96-73, on Tuesday, Feb. 27.

Girls' basketball powers through first two subsection contests

Two wins to open the Section 2AA North playoffs clinched a 20-win season for the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team and also set up a subsection final rematch against Norwood Young America.
The second-seeded Panthers easily dispatched with No. 7 seed Belle Plaine on Tuesday, Feb. 27, before overcoming an upset-minded sixth seed in GFW three nights later.
After thumping the Tigers 71-36 on Feb. 15, GSL allowed the visitors to hang around for a bit of the first half before dropping the hammer with a 43-24 second half to win by 26 points in the playoff opener.