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Archive

August 28th, 2019

Volleyball / football doubleheader Thursday night

Glencoe-Silver Lake High School is sending out August in style with a pre-Labor Day Weekend volleyball/football doubleheader Thursday night. First up, Hannah Boesche (above) and her Panther volleyball teammates host Holy Family Catholic in the GSL Black gymnasium at 5 p.m. After that, the GSL gridiron squad hosts Albany in the season opener for both teams at 7 p.m. outdoors in the friendly confines of Stevens Seminary Stadium.

First Lutheran School welcomes three new teaching staff, lab work space

Three new teachers are joining the staff at First Lutheran School. (From left) Curtis Boeder will teach fifth through eighth grade students. Sarah Albachten will teach fifth-and sixth-graders while Mackenzie Thiesfeld will teach first- and fourth-graders.

New computer class is code

GSL computer science teacher Richard Smith was thrilled the school’s application for a LYFT (Launch Your Future Today) grant provided funding for new computer equipment and curriculum. The equipment and curriculum from Code.org will allow Smith and a counterpart from Sibley East to team teach the class beginning this fall.

Volleyball / football doubleheader Thursday night

Glencoe-Silver Lake High School is sending out August in style with a pre-Labor Day Weekend volleyball/football doubleheader Thursday night. First up, the Panther volleyball team hosts Holy Family Catholic in the GSL Black gymnasium at 5 p.m. After that, the GSL gridiron squad hosts Albany in the season opener for both teams at 7 p.m. outdoors in the friendly confines of Stevens Seminary Stadium.

GSL girls’ tennis seeking first win

Tough competitions have yet to turn to wins as the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ tennis team is without a victory through the first week-plus of the season.
“We look like what we are – inexperienced,” coach Robb DeCorsey said. “We have had a tough time closing out some matches.”
GSL went 0-for-3 in its four-team invitational tournament Tuesday, Aug. 20. The Panthers fell 7-0 to Blue Earth Area, 4-3 to Sibley East-Arlington, and 5-2 to United South Central.

(For the complete story, see the Aug. 28 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Panther soccer starts year 2-0

Returning to the pitch this fall under new head coach Terry Shogren, the Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ soccer team began its new season with a 2-0 record.
“The team is looking good,” Shogren said. “We want to score more goals than last year and get more wins.”
The Panthers began their new campaign in thrilling manner with a 5-4 overtime victory against Rocori in Cold Spring on Thursday, Aug. 22.

(For the complete story, see the Aug. 28 print edition of The Chronicle.)

GSL CC sweeps NYA Alumni meet

It was a double win for both the Glencoe-Silver Lake cross-country teams as both the Panther boys’ and girls’ squads took first place in their respective races at the Norwood Young America Alumni Meet at Baylor Park Saturday, Aug. 24.
Connor Hallaway led the GSL boys to the team win with a first-place individual finish of 17 minutes, 39 seconds on the 5-kilometer course.

(For the complete story, see the Aug. 28 print edition of The Chronicle.)

American Red Cross seeking blood donors for children fighting cancer

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to support children and young adults battling cancer, as well as others in need of transfusions.
There are two upcoming opportunities in the area to give blood. Friday, Aug. 30, noon to 6 p.m., people can donate blood to the American Red Cross at Neisen’s Bar and Grill in Biscay, 300 Dorans St. Donations will also be accepted Tuesday, Sept. 10, in Hutchinson at Peace Lutheran Church, 400 Franklin St. SW, between noon and 6 p.m.

Panther Adventure Club focuses on being active, education, socialization

During the summer months, Glencoe-Silver Lake (GSL) Schools aren’t quite as quiet as some might think, Superintendent Chris Sonju said. The custodians are diligently working to prepare the building, students utilize facilities for various sports and activities, and summer school spans nearly the entire break.
One program in particular, the Panther Adventure Club (PAC), has become a popular attraction, hosting around 80 students within GSL school walls.

(For the complete story, see the Aug. 28 print edition of The Chronicle.)

Airport fly-in, corn and brat feed set for Saturday

Enthusiasts of all softs of aircraft, traditional and experimental, can stop by the Glencoe Regional Airport Saturday, Aug. 31, for the annual fly-in.
The event will have a wide variety of aircraft at the airport, some landing and spending time on display and others for touch-and-go visits.

(For the complete story, see the Aug. 28 print edition of The Chronicle.)