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February 11th, 2015

Glencoe Fire Department looking for volunteers to fill out its roster

The Glencoe Fire Department is having a difficult time filling its 40-person roster and is looking for new volunteers to bring it back up to strength. But that could be difficult, the City Council’s personnel and legislative committee heard Feb. 4.
City Administrator Mark Larson said the department currently has 34 members, but is funded for 40.
Because people are more mobile, and often experience more career and life changes than in the past, it is becoming more difficult to find and retain volunteers for the fire department.

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Back on a winning track

Regular season ends

Panthers set up showdown with Annandale

With the end of the regular season less than two weeks away, the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ basketball team remains poised to take the top spot in the Wright County Conference West after going 3-for-3 last week at home.
“It feels good,” coach Robb DeCorsey said. “We played three teams we should beat and we took care of business. Three wins in a week is always a good thing.”

GSL girls snap four-game losing skid

A second half rally in its final game of last week brought an end to a four-game losing streak for the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ basketball team. 
The Panthers tasted victory for the first time since Jan. 23 after overcoming a two-point halftime deficit against Norwood Young America to defeat their visitors 56-53 on Saturday, Feb. 7.

Gymnasts ready for sectional

The Glencoe-Silver Lake gymnastics team closed out its regular season with a pair of meets last week as it made final preparations for the Section 2A competition on Friday, Feb. 13.
“A lot of girls have really stepped up for us these last few meets,” coach Kim Hahn said. “I think we will do great [at sectionals].”

Wrestlers lose at Canby, enter sections

The Glencoe-Silver Lake wrestling team closed out its regular season with a loss, falling 43-23 to Quad County on Friday, Feb. 6 in Canby. 
The Panthers, currently 6-12 on the year, now move onto the postseason with Section 2AA Tournament competition set to commence on Thursday at Waconia High School.
GSL was handed the No. 6 seed for the sectional bracket and take on 11th-seeded Mankato East at 6 p.m. Thursday. The Cougars concluded their regular season with a 6-14 record.