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Glenwood High School News Submitted by Alumni

Facebook Page & 50th Class Reunion in 2020

July 6, 2019 by Gary Birk (Register to contact)

1970 Alumni, I've created a FB page for us.
"Glenwood High School Chatham, IL Class of 1970"
I invite you to join in so we can add others in our class who are FB friends to join as well so we can get our 50th Class Reunion planned and scheduled for next year in 2020!

the next time that there is a get together. let me know

July 7, 2016 by David Funk (Register to contact)

I would like to see yall again.

Glenwood High School News From Around The Web

Padres trade Phil Maton to Cleveland - Sports  Lincoln Courier

SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Padres traded right-handed reliever Phil Maton to Cleveland on Friday for international bonus pool money. Maton had been ...



Carlie Smith, Chatham Glenwood rally over Springfield to clinch share of CS8 girls soccer title  The State Journal-Register

Carlie Smith said it was a matter of being in the right place at the right time.Chatham Glenwood High School's senior midfielder was in the perfect spot opposite ...



Chatham Glenwood ties for boys tennis title at invitational  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Chatham Glenwood High School reached the finals in two doubles flights and finished third in both singles flights as the Titans tied with Quincy ...



Candy boxes lead to controversy for Glenwood HS athletes  FOX Illinois

A high school volleyball game between Rochester and Glenwood saw some controversy Tuesday night. The rivalry involved candy boxes and some ...



Glenwood Highs show choir has positive effect on performers  The State Journal-Register

Performing on the same stage as Carrie Underwood was not something Glenwood High School senior Molly McCue foresaw when she tried out for Titan Fever ...



All-clear at Glenwood High after threatening message found  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Glenwood High School students were evacuated to the school's football field Thursday afternoon after a "threatening message" was found written ...



Survive and advance: Glenwood holds off Lemont in 6A opener  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Chatham Glenwood High School built up an early lead, but the Lemont Indians wouldn't go away.The Titans were able to hold on at the end, ...



State champs! Glenwood boys win cross country title; Springfield High second  The State Journal-Register

PEORIA – The Chatham Glenwood High School boys cross country team arrived at Detweiller Park on Saturday with confidence, believing a Class 2A state ...



Glenwood's football season ends in heartbreaker to Crete-Monee  The State Journal-Register

CRETE — After a crazy final two minutes in which three touchdowns were scored, the Chatham Glenwood High School football team suffered a heartbreaking ...



Jake Jurgens brings in runs for Chatham Glenwood baseball team  The State Journal-Register

Jake Jurgens doesn't hesitate when asked the No. 1 redeeming quality of the Chatham Glenwood High School baseball team on which he plays."We're ...



All-clear given after threatening message found at Glenwood High School  FOX Illinois

Update 2:24 p.m.:The all clear has been given at Glenwood High School after a threatening message was found Thursday.Dear Ball-Chatham Families,We have ...



Zach Lee, Effingham shut down Chatham Glenwood for rare sectional title  The State Journal-Register

Zach Lee provided the pitching. Jackson Lee, his younger brother, provided the hitting. And the Effingham High School baseball team grabbed the first sectional ...



Glenwood defense shuts down Lanphier  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM -- The Lanphier High School boys basketball team couldn't find a hot hand.Chatham Glenwood's defense flustered the Lions throughout the night ...



Glenwoods Drew Detmers makes name for self in first start  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM -- Wednesday was a day filled with good news for the Chatham Glenwood High School baseball team.The Titans improved to 5-2 overall and 4-2 in ...



17 top Scouts among Glenwoods graduating class  The State Journal-Register

Noah Fons said he doesn't remember a time he wasn't involved in scouting.“I remember going on campouts with my older brothers (Drew and Max) when I was ...



College baseball: Detmers named NCBWA All-American  The State Journal-Register

Chatham Glenwood High School graduate Reid Detmers, a sophomore left-hander on the University of Louisville team that qualified for the NCAA Division I ...



Bradyn Kilbys monster game sends Glenwood to win over Eisenhower  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM -- Senior Bradyn Kilby scored 27 points and grabbed 19 rebounds on Friday as Chatham Glenwood High School fought to a 56-45 Central State ...



Glenwoods Hutmacher, Miller bring out best in each other  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM -- Chatham Glenwood High School wrestlers Mitch Hutmacher and Conner Miller had different formulas for success.Hutmacher worked assiduously ...



Glenwood High School principal to resign after one year  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Glenwood High School's principal has given notice that he will resign June 30 after one year on the job.Russell Tepen, 50, whose resignation was ...



Won for the ages: Glenwood tops SHG for first time since 2001  The State Journal-Register

Jason Hansbrough was born the same year that Chatham Glenwood High School last beat Sacred Heart-Griffin.The junior running back was on the field for the ...



Dress code change causes stir at Glenwood High  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – When Glenwood High School students return to school Wednesday, they will be required to adhere to a new dress code.One of the changes isn't ...



Glenwoods Kilby to take his game to UIS  The State Journal-Register

Bradyn Kilby liked the trend with the University of Illinois Springfield men's basketball team so much, he wanted to keep it going.The Chatham Glenwood High ...



Ball-Chatham board, teachers reach tentative agreement  The State Journal-Register

After nearly 10 months of negotiations, the Ball-Chatham School District Board of Education and the Ball-Chatham Education Association reached a tentative ...



Peyton Allen, UIS claim sixth straight win - Sports  The State Journal-Register

ST. JOSEPTH, Mo. – A long break didn't disrupt University of Illinois Springfield's torrid offense.UIS junior guard Peyton Allen manufactured a game-high 25 ...



Ryan Mahan: Glenwoods Helm, Jacksonvilles Hance trying out for NFL  The State Journal-Register

As the Chatham Glenwood High School football Twitter account said, Daniel Helm is getting his lightning bolts back.Although undrafted in the NFL Draft this ...



Chatham Glenwood High School Hall of Fame to induct new members  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Since quarterbacking Glenwood High School to its first — and only — state football title in 1998, Griff Jurgens has logged a lot of miles.His journey ...



Glenwood football, Chatham rally around two women battling cancer  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — A gift package arrived at HSHS St. John's Hospital full of comfort amenities. It was for Jennifer Wooldridge, the mother of Chatham Glenwood High ...



Titan Fever runner-up at show choir nationals  The State Journal-Register

Chatham Glenwood High School's Titan Fever was awarded the first runner-up in the mixed division at the Show Choir Nationals on Saturday at the Grand Ole ...



Lanphier staffer hired to be Glenwood High principal; scoreboards OKd  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – The Ball-Chatham School board chose an assistant principal from Lanphier High School Monday to serve as the new principal of Glenwood High ...



Area athletes take next step with college signings  The State Journal-Register

According to scholarshipstats.com, a little more than 7 percent of high school athletes go on to play a varsity sport in college. That number might seem a little low ...



Glenwood High School 'all-clear' after threat | Top Stories  WAND

CHATHAM, Ill. (WAND) - Glenwood High School was evacuated after a threatening message was left on a bathroom wall.



Chatham woman named Illinois Mother of the Year  Peoria Journal Star

CHATHAM — Lynnette Stuart's love of God, motherhood and community has earned her recognition as an inspirational mother through an organization that's ...



Prep spotlight: McKinney named volleyball coach at Glenwood  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Brooksana McKinney, who played for Lincoln Land Community College's national runner-up team in 2015 and served as an assistant coach at ...



14-year-old charged in Glenwood High threat case  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – Authorities have filed charges against a 14-year-old juvenile in connection with the Feb. 8 gun threat at Glenwood High School.The charges are ...



Glenwood grad Graves named assistant at UIS  The State Journal-Register

Kelly Graves, a 2015 Chatham Glenwood High School graduate and three-time Central State Eight Conference girls soccer player of the year, is coming back ...



A yearlong pursuit: Glenwood, Auburn among football teams eager for first game  The State Journal-Register

It was the first day of football practice for high school teams across Illinois Monday.And, at the same time, it wasn't.“It's almost kind of silly, to be honest,” said ...



Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5 Board met May 21.  Sangamon Sun

Ball Chatham Community Unit School District 5 Board met May 21. Here is the minutes provided by the Board: Board President Copp called the meeting to order ...



Kenzey Deckers 3 lifts Glenwood girls past SHS in regional semifinal  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – Chatham Glenwood High School freshman Kenzey Decker has been a varsity basketball player for only a few weeks. But that didn't matter ...



Glenwood pulls away, will play for title  The State Journal-Register

The bottom of the fifth inning started out innocently enough Wednesday afternoon at Comstock Field in the first semifinal game of the Class 3A Sacred ...



Capital Area Classic track meet returns to Glenwood  The State Journal-Register

The Capital Area Classic, a coed track and field meet giving area high school athletes an additional chance to compete during the homestretch of the season, ...



Springfield Sports Hall of Fame: Bob Erickson  Lincoln Courier

Many Springfield Sports Hall of Famers are celebrated for their accomplishments on the high school, college and professional levels. Bob Erickson qualified in ...



Luke Lehnen, Glenwood strike early, often against U-High  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Glenwood High School scored four touchdowns in the first quarter Friday on its way to a 49-21 Central State Eight Conference win over Normal ...



Someone to Know: Lynnette Stuart is the Illinois Mother of the Year  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Lynnette Stuart's love of God, motherhood and community has earned her recognition as an inspirational mother through an organization that's ...



Springfield High hosts Sinnock Tournament this weekend - Sports  The State Journal-Register

It's halfway through the high school boys tennis season, and the J.D. Sinnock Tournament has arrived.The annual invitational is one of the most respected ...



Panas Cody Klein breaks old school record in 200 at Capital Area Classic  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM -- Cody Klein didn't even run track for Pana High School until this, his senior year.Klein is making up for lost time in a big way. He even took Pana ...



Glenwood High School graduates remember departed classmates  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Three faces will be missing Saturday from the Glenwood High School graduation. Missing, but not forgotten.The class of 2015 has spent 13 years ...



Alton administrator to take over as principal at Glenwood High  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – The Ball-Chatham School Board Monday unanimously approved the hiring of Russell Tepen from the Alton School District as the new principal at ...



Glenwoods Mitch Hutmacher finishes runner-up at Class 2A state finals  The State Journal-Register

CHAMPAIGN -- With Class 2A's top two 195-pound wrestlers bringing a combined record of 90-1 into their state championship meeting, something had to give.



New Glenwood principal Russell Tepen sees challenges as opportunities  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – In a game of six degrees of separation, one intermediary separates Glenwood High School's new principal, Russell Tepen, from John F. Kennedy.



Glenwood football coach Dan Rourke retiring after 23 years, 159 wins  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Dan Rourke, who won a school-record 159 games and the Class 4A state title in 1998, is retiring after 23 seasons as the football coach at ...



Fairlee impressive: Southeast senior wins 100, 200 at Glenwood meet  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Winning two sprint events and setting the top time in Class 2A in the process is a big accomplishment for any track and field athlete.But for ...



Chatham Glenwoods Medha Venigalla, Hannah Riegle celebrate sectional title  The State Journal-Register

Senior Medha Venigalla is just one-half of the puzzle for Chatham Glenwood High School's top doubles team.But Venigalla is a big piece, and along with senior ...



Chatham Glenwood hires Marne Fauser as girls basketball coach  The State Journal-Register

Six seasons after last leading the University of Illinois Springfield women's basketball team, Marne Fauser will once again be patrolling the sidelines following ...



Fanning returns after year off for hip surgery to help lead Triad's title quest  STLtoday.com

TROY, ILL. — Eryn Fanning's commitment to the Triad girls soccer program was crystal clear a year ago, even as she was sidelined the entire season because ...



Coach Tommy Johnson maintains Glenwood soccer tradition  The State Journal-Register

CORRECTION: Steve Welch was the first coach of the Glenwood boys soccer program when it began in 1979. A previous version of this article omitted the 1979 ...



Road to success: Rochester volleyball looking to crack into upper echelon of CS8  The State Journal-Register

ROCHESTER – The Rochester High School volleyball team has been buzzing ever since Kallie Sinkus arrived last year.A 2008 Chatham Glenwood High ...



Glenwoods Will Putnam to finish high school career in Florida  The State Journal-Register

Will Putnam has a busy weekend coming up, but it's nothing compared to what's coming for Putnam and his family early this summer.A major Division I football ...



Springfield High girls soccer fades against Troy Triad in 2A supersectional  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — It wasn't like Springfield High School didn't have its chances.But when the first half came to an end, those chances were gone with the wind.



Chatham Police Looking for Information on Glenwood Threats  FOX Illinois

The Chatham Police Department is asking for your help finding the person responsible for threatening Glenwood High School two days in a row.Police say they ...



Best of Preps Girls Tennis Player of the Year: Glenwoods Anna Lytchakov  The State Journal-Register

On June 22, The State Journal-Register honored dozens of local high school athletes at the annual Best of Preps awards ceremony. Over the next several days, ...



Glenwood wrestling coach Jeremy Mosier to become administrator at Geneseo  The State Journal-Register

Jeremy Mosier, who has led the Chatham Glenwood High School wrestling program for eight seasons, announced Friday he was stepping down to become an ...



Best of Prep Female Athlete and Metro Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Glenwoods Makenzie Bray  The State Journal-Register

On June 22, The State Journal-Register honored dozens of local high school athletes at the annual Best of Preps awards ceremony.



Ball-Chatham parents being required to provide proof of residency  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – School officials in Chatham are requiring parents to provide proof they still live in the district before they can re-enroll their child for 2016-17 classes ...



Glenwood, SHG recall Titans triumph 15 years ago  The State Journal-Register

They knew it was a big deal at the time, but nobody from that 2001 Chatham Glenwood High School football team could've grasped how big of a deal beating ...



Fever is rising: Glenwood plays host to showcase of vocal groups  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM – High school show choirs from across the Midwest will be taking the stage at Chatham's Glenwood High School on Saturday.Called The Event, it ...



Glenwood parts ways with Crossland as girls basketball coach  The State Journal-Register

The first 19-win season and a third-place finish in the Central State Eight Conference for the Chatham Glenwood High School girls basketball program wasn't ...



Glenwood twins, Dathan and Drey Maton, and Stauntons Lydia Roller pick up cross country awards  sj-r.com

Two members of the Class 2A state championship boys cross country team — who just so happen to be twin brothers — and the Class 1A girls state runner-up ...



UIS softball team counts on depth to overcome injuries  The State Journal-Register

The University of Illinois Springfield softball team has been dealing with a slew of injuries this season.Almost too many to count.Junior shortstop Bree Derhake ...



Dathan and Drey Maton taking lead for talented Glenwood cross country team  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Dathan Maton and Drey Maton came into this world together and that is where you'll typically find them on a cross country course -- together.



Glenwood to host Capital Area Classic track meet Monday  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — High school track and field athletes from around The State Journal-Register area will be at Chatham Glenwood on Monday for the 38th annual ...



Titans advance to title game of sectional soccer tournament  The State Journal-Register

BETHALTO — Chatham Glenwood High School had four different players score and connected on two goals in each half in a 4-1 victory over Marion on ...



Rochester’s Tyler Fitzgerald drafted in fourth round of MLB Draft  The State Journal-Register

LOUISVILLE — Rochester High School graduate and University of Louisville junior shortstop Tyler Fitzgerald was selected in the fourth round and 116th overall ...



11 new officers join Springfield Police Department  The State Journal-Register

Eleven new police officers join Springfield's force during a swearing-in ceremony on Monday.They were hired Jan. 28 and graduated on May 10 from the Macon ...



Mount Zion bats sink Glenwood softball in sectional  The State Journal-Register

MOUNT ZION — After the Chatham Glenwood High School softball team battled back from a 3-0 deficit to take a 4-3 lead, Mount Zion's offense busted through in ...



Glenwoods Mitch Hutmacher, Beardstowns Chad Grimm to wrestle for state titles  The State Journal-Register

CHAMPAIGN -- Chatham Glenwood High School's Mitch Hutmacher ran his record to 43-0 and Beardstown's Chad Grimm moved to 45-2 and both will wrestle ...



Terrence W. Drengwitz  Pontiac Daily Leader

Terrence Wayne Drengwitz, 66, known to his family and friends as Terry, passed away at his home in Loveland, Colo. on Sunday, May 26, 2019. Terry was born ...



Five Who Made a Difference: Dan Rourke loomed large as Glenwood coach, A.D.  The State Journal-Register

The era of winning football at Chatham Glenwood High School will likely continue. Dan Rourke's part in it is done. This is the third part of our “Five Who Made a ...



Someone to know: Gayle McRoberts, the longest-serving principal at Pana High  The State Journal-Register

PANA — Gayle McRoberts will retire June 29 as the longest-serving principal at Pana High School with a hope that she's remembered as a person who treated ...



Glenwoods Cole Harper transferring to UIS mens basketball team  The State Journal-Register

Add Cole Harper to the growing list of area basketball talent reinforcing the University of Illinois Springfield men's basketball program.Harper, a Chatham ...



RACHEL WANG, GLENWOOD HIGH SCHOOL  Chicago Tribune

Rachel Wang finds enchantment in the abstract while retaining a firm grip on the concrete. How else could she manage to excel in the utterly theoretical study of ...



Jim Sarra sets sights high for UIS athletics  The State Journal-Register

Closing in on completing his third academic year, University of Illinois Springfield Director of Athletics Jim Sarra is pleased with how far the school's athletic ...



Best of Preps Heart Award Winner: Glenwoods Abdulaziz Said  The State Journal-Register

On June 22, The State Journal-Register honored dozens of local high school athletes at the annual Best of Preps awards ceremony. Over the next several days, ...



Nell, Campbell enjoy successful Web.com debuts  The State Journal-Register

Tobin Nell made his debut as a caddie in a Web.com Tour event on Thursday.Coincidentally, his golfer also made his Web.com debut. It was a smooth maiden ...



Best of Preps Metro Baseball Player of the Year: Glenwoods Jacob Maton  The State Journal-Register

On June 22, The State Journal-Register honored dozens of local high school athletes at the annual Best of Preps awards ceremony. Look for more stories about ...



Cox-Troll  Jacksonville Journal Courier

The engagement of Chelsea Ann Troll and Caleb Robert Cox, both of Williamsville, is being announced. The future bride is the daughter of Mike and Toni Troll ...



Moe, Mosier named assistant Geneseo principals | Education  Quad-Cities Online

GENESEO — The new school year will bring two new assistant principals at Geneseo High School.



2A regional wrestling: Glenwood grabs four titles, team championship  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Eleven Chatham Glenwood High School wrestlers reached championship finals at the Class 2A Glenwood Regional on Saturday and four won ...



Illinois Football: Illini have a big weekend for more than one reason  Writing Illini

The Illinois football team has a big weekend. Not only do the Illini have to win against Iowa, but they also have a lot of recruits visiting.



Ex-Glenwood standout Peyton Allen to play basketball at UIS  The State Journal-Register

Former Chatham Glenwood High School all-state standout and NCAA Division I player Peyton Allen is returning to the basketball court as a member of the ...



UIS softball drops NCAA regional finals  The State Journal-Register

ST. CHARLES, Mo. – The University of Illinois Springfield softball team couldn't keep up with Indianapolis.The No. 3-seeded Greyhounds accumulated 23 hits ...



Bill would define consent in sex education classes  The State Journal-Register

Illinois lawmakers are aiming to provide a more comprehensive definition of "consent" to schools' sex education classes. While current law says that consent ...



Glenwood grad Peyton Allen withdraws from Wichita State  The State Journal-Register

WICHITA, Kan. -- Wichita State University guard and 2014 Chatham Glenwood High School graduate Peyton Allen has left the program and withdrawn from ...



Glenwoods Jayson Werth retires from baseball  The State Journal-Register

TACOMA, Wash. – Jayson Werth retired from Major League Baseball and ended his brief tenure this season playing for Triple-A Tacoma in the Seattle Mariners' ...



Satan, storms and Jayson Werth: 2018s most-read stories  The State Journal-Register

As 2018 winds down, here's a look at the 10 most-read stories from sj-r.com.1. Satanic Temple monument added to Illinois Capitol rotunda displays: Illinois got ...



Girls Tennis Player of the Year: Chatham Glenwoods Anna Lytchakov  The State Journal-Register

Chatham Glenwood High School completed a three-peat when it won the girls Central State Eight Conference tennis championship last fall.The Titans also ...



Few but proud: Lutheran trio gives football a try at Routt  The State Journal-Register

JACKSONVILLE — Greg Dietel never got to play football at Chatham Glenwood High School, where he earned his diploma several years before they added the ...



Glenwood QB Luke Lehnen off to fast start  The State Journal-Register

CHATHAM — Cole Hembrough is a believer in Chatham Glenwood High School sophomore quarterback Luke Lehnen.And Hembrough, who once held the job ...



Standout pitcher Detmers transferring from Nokomis to Glenwood  The State Journal-Register

Reid Detmers' baseball exploits have had him on the move the last few summers, especially this summer.But Detmers and his family recently made a big move ...



Lytchakov, Venigalla lead Glenwood girls tennis to state runner-up  The State Journal-Register

BUFFALO GROVE — Chatham Glenwood High School's Anna Lytchakov and Medha Venigalla showed that downstate tennis is still alive.The doubles tandem ...



Homecoming for Hillary  Illinois Times

Enjoy an art exhibition and meet and greet with Hillary Werth, a skilled athlete turned talented contemporary artist. This is the first hometown art show for Werth, ...



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