Category: South Wilmington

GSW Varsity Softball – April 15

 April 16, 2024

Recap March 15 Panthers fell 9-3 to Streator Woodland in Fridays game. Maddie Simms was a force at the plate not getting out a single time. She went 2-2 with a triple, a walk, and a run scored. Makaila McDaniel…

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Gardner Village Board – March 25, 2024

 March 27, 2024

Gardner Village Board March 25, 2024 By Don Phillips Gardner village board met in regular session Monday evening, opening their business with the approval of the March 11 minutes, payment of the bills, and approval of the Treasurer’s report. The…

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GSWB VOLLEYBALL – FINAL RESULTS

 March 6, 2024

  March 5 Last night the 8th VB season ended with a loss to St. George in regionals. Callie Robison had 1 ace and 2 kills. Olivia Buck had 2 aces and 3 digs. Sienna Burke had 1 kill. Kaitlynn…

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Braidwood Knights of Columbus Presents Check to GSW High School

 March 5, 2024

Mr. William Pohl, from the Braidwood Knights of Columbus Council #1574, presented a generous check to the GSW High School Special Education Program.  Each year, money collected from the Tootsie Roll Fund Drive is donated to local area schools for…

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Gardner South Wilmington High School Math Team is a Dynasty! 

 March 1, 2024

Gardner South Wilmington High School Math Team Dynasty!  Light the V for the GSW Math Team! The team won the RVC Conference Meet for the 11th consecutive year! Aiden Himes and Kaden Cavaness placed 1st for their oral presentation on…

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Varsity Girls Basketball Results – Feb 16

 February 16, 2024

Feb 15 Seneca vs Peotone Regional championship Lady Irish        6    12    8   4     30 Peotone          11   16    8   12    47 Leading scorers Alyssa Zellers…

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Schedule for St. Lawrence Catholic Church – South Wilmington, Sacred Heart Catholic Church – Kinsman and St. Mary’s Catholic Church – Reddick

 February 9, 2024

Schedule for St. Lawrence Catholic Church – South Wilmington, Sacred Heart Catholic Church – Kinsman and St. Mary’s Catholic Church – Reddick Ash Wednesday – February 14, 2024 (Day of Fast & Abstinence) 7:30am Mass & Ashes – St. Lawrence,…

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GSWB Boys Basketball – Jan 31

 February 1, 2024

1/31 GSWB 8th Grade Boys vs Marseilles 2A Regional The GSWB Tigers fell in the semi final round to Marseilles 36-34 in overtime.   The tigers trailed the first half and went into the locker room down 16-13.   Marseilles…

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THE GARDNER AREA BAND TO PERFORM IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA AND SAVANNAH, GEORGIA

 January 24, 2024

THE GARDNER AREA BAND TO PERFORM IN CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA AND SAVANNAH, GEORGIA The Gardner Area Band has been selected to represent Illinois in the Spoleto Arts Festival in Charleston, South Carolina and the National Festival of the States in…

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Congratulations GSW High School 2024 Homecoming King and Queen (Photo by Shayla Loring Photography)

 January 19, 2024

Congratulations to the Gardner – South Wilmington High School 2024 Homecoming King and Queen: Sam Tramutolo & Ava Brassard.  Sam is the son of Steve and Andrea Tramutolo of South Wilmington and Ava is the daughter of Mike and Alicia Brassard…

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GSWB Volleyball Teams 8th and 7th Grade

 January 8, 2024

8th Grade- Back Row: Coach Muzzarelli, Bella Serena, Lilly Scheuber, Jaci Wilkey, Alexa Dougherty, Coach Gleason Front Row: Ilana Trosper, Aubrie Porras, Lily Buck, Lacey Rodriguez, Marissa Bafia 7th Grade- Back Row: Coach Muzzarelli, Coach Siano, Leah Olson, Brynn Christensen, Makayla…

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GSWB Sports Results – Nov 17

 November 21, 2023

Nov 20 11/20 Home vs. Odell The 7th Grade Tigers improved to 5-2 on the season with a 40-37 win over Odell.   A total team effort was needed to win the game as the two teams found themselves tied at…

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Dwight/GSW HS Cross Country – Oct 14

 October 25, 2023

  Oct 21 – Regional Meet at Seneca It was a victorious day for the Trojan runners on Saturday, October 21 at the Regional cross country meet in Seneca.  Season efforts paid off as the entire boys team and Mikayla…

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7th Grade North All-State Baseball Showcase

 October 9, 2023

Over the Columbus Day weekend, multiple Coal City & GSWB baseball players had the opportunity to compete in Jacksonville, IL for the All-State Showcase.  Representing the 7th grade North team from Coal City were: Kiptyn Dearth, Rylan DeMichele, Maddox Meents,…

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TESS BROOKS CROWNED 2023 GRUNDY COUNTY CORN FESTIVAL QUEEN

 September 28, 2023

Congratulations TESS BROOKS as she was crowned the GSW Queen and also was named the 2023 Grundy County Corn Festival Queen!  All four Junior reps for Gardner-South Wilmington High School (Tess Brooks, Kendall Huston, Maya Cacello and Grace Olsen) will be in…

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GSWB Boys Baseball Take Regional Championship

 September 19, 2023

9/18 – Regional Championship @ Grant Park MVK 0 @ GSWB 11 (5 Innings) Entering the biggest game of the year, GSWB handed the ball to their ‘ace,” Caden Christensen.  A lead-off single for MVK followed by 2 stolen bases followed…

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GSWB Cross Country – 9/15/23

 September 18, 2023

9/15/23 Saunemin Meet Results The GSWB Cross Country Team competed in Saunemin’s 5 Mile Creek Invitational on September 15th. Four separate races were ran and the Tigers were able to come home with a handful of medals. Leah Oslen was…

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GSW Grundy County Corn Festival Queen Candidates

 September 11, 2023

Congratulations to the following GSW High School Juniors – (pictured left to right) Maya Cacello, Grace Olsen, Tess Brooks and Kendall Huston.  They were chosen by their Junior Class to represent GSW as the Grundy County Corn Festival Queen Candidates. There will…

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GSWB A Softball – Aug 30

 September 1, 2023

Aug 31 On August 31 the Lions lost to Coal City 8-9, but we still feel they deserve to be recognized! They played hard and fought until the very end with trying to score and come back. The girls had…

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Obituary – Donald Lardi, South Wilmington

 August 30, 2023

Donald Lardi Age 83, of South Wilmington, IL passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at his home with his loving family by his side.  Born on October 11, 1939 in South Wilmington to the late Armand “Shorty” and Mary…

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Obituary – Elaine G. Joyce (nee Menozzi)

 July 28, 2023

Elaine G. Joyce (nee Menozzi) Elaine G. Joyce, 93, of South Wilmington, IL passed away July 27, 2023 at Morris Hospital.  Born August 7, 1929 in South Wilmington to Romeo (Dick) and Loretta (nee Burla) Menozzi.  She graduated from Gardner-…

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Dr. David Vermillion Joins Morris Hospital Network

 June 15, 2023

June 14, 2023, MORRIS, IL – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has announced that Dr. David Vermillion, a member of the Morris Hospital medical staff since 1993, has joined its Healthcare Centers group. Dr. Vermillion’s office will remain at the…

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Obituary – Beverly Jean Grant

 May 22, 2023

Beverly Jean Grant (nee Neece) Age 82, of Gardner, IL passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 at Morris Hospital in Morris, IL.  Born July 10, 1940 in East Brooklyn, IL, to the late Delbert and Alice (nee Johnson) Neece.  Graduate…

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Obituary – Crystal Lynn Marie Nelson, Braidwood

 May 19, 2023

Crystal Lynn Marie Nelson (nee Strohm) Age 62, of Braidwood, IL passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at Ascension St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL.  Born February 5, 1961 in Joliet, IL to the late Melvin Gene and…

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GSW Students Headed to State Fishing Tournament

 May 16, 2023

Gardner South Wilmington High School Bass Fishing Team members Cole Hampson and Grace Olsen will be headed to Carlyle Lake to compete in the State Fishing Tournament on Friday and Saturday May 19 & 20.

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Gardner-South Wilmington High School Academic Awards Night

 April 28, 2023

Gardner-South Wilmington High School Academic Awards Night Gardner-South Wilmington High School hosted their annual Academic Awards Night on April 19th. Many students were at the event and 102 students were recognized. The District and Students would like to express their…

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GSWB Tigers Scholastic Bowl Team Earns A Victory

 April 27, 2023

The GSWB Tigers Scholastic Bowl team had their first victory! They were able to defeat Newark/Lisbon 225-145 during pool play at Regionals Wednesday, April 26th. Unfortunately, they did not move on to sectionals, but it was a really big night!!!

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Colby Grieff Signs with John Wood Community College to Play Volleyball

 April 25, 2023

Colby Grieff, a Senior at GSW High School, signed with John Wood Community College in Quincy, IL to play on their volleyball team, the Blazers.  She will be continuing her education working towards a degree in Psychology.  She is the…

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Obituary – Barbara Susan Bexson (nee Rex)

 April 13, 2023

Barbara Susan Bexson (nee Rex), Gardner Barbara Susan Bexson, 75, of Gardner, IL passed away Friday, April 7, 2023 at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, IL.  Born May 14, 1947 in Lockport, IL to the late Fred and…

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Obituary – Donna M. Horrie (nee Lardi), South Wilmington

 March 29, 2023

Donna M. Horrie (nee Lardi) Donna M. Horrie (nee Lardi), age 80, of South Wilmington, IL passed away peacefully Tuesday, March 28, 2023 at her home.  Born January 8, 1943 in Joliet, IL to the late Armando Raymond and Mary…

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Obituary – Elaine Elizabeth Testa (nee Donna)

 March 13, 2023

Elaine Elizabeth Testa (nee Donna) Elaine Elizabeth Testa (nee Donna), 97, of South Wilmington, IL passed away peacefully, Friday, March 10, 2023 at Heritage Health Nursing Home in Dwight, IL. Born September 27, 1925 to the late Peter and Effie…

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GSW High School Math Team Wins Regional

 February 27, 2023

The Gardner-South Wilmington High School Math Team Wins Regional The Gardner-South Wilmington High School Math Team competed at Crete Monee High School for the ICTM Regional Competition. The team won their regional which advances the entire team to the state…

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