The Glenwood High School varsity wrestling team headed south last weekend and came home with the team title at the 59th annual Murdale Tournament in Carbondale.
The Glenwood High School wrestlers won eight of 14 matches and had four victories by pin in defeating Rochester 41-28 in a Central State Eight Conference dual in Rochester last Friday night.
In any way you want to look at it, by any definition or statistic, the 2019 Glenwood High School football team had one of the best seasons in the program’s history.
The Glenwood High School boys swimming and diving season is underway, with sophomore Will Turk breaking the school record in the 100 yard breaststroke at last Saturday’s Macomb Invite.
The Chatham Village Board held both a regular meeting and committee of the whole affair Tuesday night at Municipal Hall, with all trustees except Matt Mau in attendance.
The hype proved to be real, and as a result, the East St. Louis Flyers ended the Glenwood Titans’ dream football season on a very cold and gloomy day last Saturday in the shadow of the Gateway Arch.
Big plays and another tremendous all-around effort from senior Luke Lehnen helped propel the Glenwood Titans past New Lenox Providence 40-16 last Saturday in a Class 6A football playoff quarterfinal.
For quite a while last Saturday afternoon, it seemed like the Glenwood Titans were playing against several different opponents in their second round Class 6A football playoff matchup with Lemont.
The Glenwood High School girls volleyball team stretched heavily favored Rochester to the limit in last week’s Class 3A Jacksonville Regional championship match.
On a cold and blustery Saturday afternoon before a rather sparse crowd, the Glen-wood Titans football juggernaut remained undefeated by taking down Danville 56-20 in a first round Class 6A playoff game at GHS.
The Glenwood High School boys soccer team had outscored its three postseason opponents 16-0 before Friday’s Class 2A Bethalto Sectional championship game against Triad, with the contest being played on the turf field at Collinsville High School.
The game of the year in the Central State Eight Conference lived up to the billing, and then some, last Friday night as the Glenwood Titans capped off an undefeated regular season with a 56-26 thumping of previously unbeaten Rochester.
Down 18-10 in the third and deciding set, the Glenwood High School girls volleyball team summoned an incredible comeback and rallied to claim a 26-24 win to defeat Jackson-ville Tuesday night in a Class 3A Jacksonville Regional semifinal match.
The Glenwood Middle School boys and girls cross country teams are a fixture at the IESA State Meet each fall, collecting 14 total state championships since the inception of the state series in 1979.
With sophomore Nia Gibson setting the pace, the Glenwood High School girls and boys cross country teams took home team titles at last Saturday’s Central State Eight Conference Meet at Jacksonville Community Park.
Thanks to overwhelming community support, the Glenwood High School volleyball program made a donation of $1,600 to Cindy Davidsmeyer, Director of Community Support with Simmons Cancer Institute in Springfield.
In a season full of races in hot and humid conditions, it made sense that temperatures were near 40 degrees with gusty winds at Saturday’s IESA Class 3A Chatham Sectional cross country meet at Community Park.
The Glenwood High School varsity boys and girls cross country teams competed at the Peoria Invite at Detweiller Park last Saturday, while the JV teams were in action at the Dan Moy Jacksonville Invite.
The message was delivered loud and clear by the coaching staff last week, and the Glenwood Titans responded with a fully dominant performance in taking down Decatur MacArthur 48-0 last Friday at GHS.
The Glenwood offense racked up nearly 600 yards of offense, including just under 500 on the ground, in improving to 5-0 with a 55-16 win at Jacksonville last Friday.
After defeating Stanford Olympia 3-2 in dramatic, walk-off fashion just a couple hours earlier, the Glenwood Middle School girls softball team had to regroup and focus on the IESA Class AA state championship game against undefeated Manteno last Saturday at Champion Fields in Normal.
The Glenwood Titans’ first team offense and defense took care of business early and often last Friday night in a 56-6 win at Decatur Eisenhower.
Jack Bima and two relievers combined to hold A-C Central (co-op) to one run, and the Glenwood Middle School boys baseball team posted a 6-1 victory to claim the IESA Class 3A Chatham Regional title Monday evening at GIS.
Cam Patterson’s line drive triple to deep center in the bottom of the ninth scored Grace Ballard and gave the Glenwood Middle School girls softball team a dramatic 7-6, walk-off victory over Pleasant Plains Monday night in the IESA Class AA Chatham Regional title game.
The Glenwood Titans’ football machine was cranking on all cylinders last Friday night, with GHS improving to 3-0 after overwhelming Springfield High 49-20.
After last year’s dramatic ending and outpouring of emotion following a win at rival Sacred Heart-Griffin to bust a 23-game losing streak, there was a little less drama a year later as the teams met at Glenwood High School.
The Glenwood Titans opened the much-anticipated 2019 season showcasing their speed and big play abilities in a 54-0 rout of Lanphier last Saturday night at Memorial Stadium.
The Glenwood Titans boys baseball team scored eight runs in the final three innings to pull away from Rochester and post a 10-2 victory last Saturday to win the Class 3A Taylorville Regional title.
Sophomore Terin Teeter scattered six hits and four walks, and the top of the order helped ignite the offense in a 7-0 victory for the Glenwood girls softball team over SHG last Saturday in the championship game of the Class 3A Taylorville Regional.
A full 100 minutes of soccer did not produce a goal, therefore the winner of last Friday’s Class 2A girls regional championship game between Glenwood and Waterloo would be decided in penalty kicks.
A banner weekend for the Glenwood Middle School boys and girls track and field teams began with a state championship for GIS sixth grader Katelyn Lehnen in the 7th grade girls 400 meter run Friday.
The Glenwood High School varsity baseball team will be hitting the road this season, with only 11 contests scheduled to be played at their home field at Community Park.
After a couple of weeks of practicing inside due to inclement weather and field conditions, the Glenwood High School girls soccer team got in its first game of the season last week, with conditions more suited for a tropical storm or hurricane.
Alex Hamrick, an 8th grade student at Glenwood Middle School, won an IESA state wrestling championship last weekend at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
The Glenwood High boys basketball team didn’t pull off the upset of the year last Friday night in Belleville, but the Titans more than got the attention of the host Maroons and their fans on hand who expected a cakewalk to a regional title.
Glenwood High School senior Abdulaziz Said finally got his chance to compete at the IHSA State Swim Meet last Saturday, and he capped off his busy day with a state championship in the 100 yard breaststroke.
Coming into the 2018-19 high school wrestling season, Glenwood High School had produced six wrestlers who have earned medals at the Individual State Tournament. That number is now at eight.
Glenwood High School girls softball head coach Vondel Edgar was inducted into the Illinois Coaches Association Softball Hall of Fame earlier this month at the ICA Softball Banquet held in Bloomington.
Seniors Evan Moulton and Abdulaziz Said will lead a strong contingent from Glenwood High School to this weekend’s IHSA Swimming and Diving State Meet at Winnetka New Trier.
The visiting Normal U-High Pioneers wrapped up a second place finish in the Central State Eight Conference Tuesday with a 37-32 victory at Glenwood on Senior Night.
The Glenwood High School swimming and diving team repeated as Central State Eight Conference champions last Saturday at Eisenhower Pool.
The Glenwood High School wrestlers were able to charge to the Class 2A Chatham Regional team title last Saturday after a final surge, or ‘storm,’ of six consecutive match wins to close out the day.