Nick played for 17 years, from 1937-1954, as a first baseman for Transcona in the Greater Winnipeg Senior Baseball League. In the 1943 League play-offs he had a .610 batting average. In the first game of a double header, Glowa went 5 for 5 and 4 for 5 in the second game. Glowa led Transcona to the League Championship in 1948 and was a league all star 10 times. Rick won the League batting title in 1950 and 51 with averages of .329 and .358 respectively. He also won the League MVP in 1951 and was named the most sportsman like player in 1954. Rick served as playing coach for Transcona from 1952-1954. Nick also coached the St. Boniface Athletics Woman’s Softball team in 1944. Glowa was also inducted into the Manitoba Softball Hall of Fame in 2003 and was active in curling and Junior hockey in Winnipeg. In 1955, Nick moved to California and continued to bowl, curl and was a very active golfer.