Today's News

  • Big second quarter lifts Glenwood to 5-0 start

    CRESTON - Glenwood exploded for 28 points in the second quarter to blow open a 14-14 ball game and cruised to its fifth straight victory of the season with a 56-35 victory on the road at Creston Friday.

    The Rams matched a season-high in points and racked up 505 yards in downing the 3-2 Panthers. The Rams’ 5-0 start to the season is the best in school history.

  • Knights rally in final minutes to defeat East Mills, 24-22

    MALVERN - All night, Fremont-Mills’ Parker Powers had been bottled up by bracket coverage, double teams and an aggressive East Mills defense.

    None of that mattered on perhaps the biggest play of the game.

    Following Sam Phillips’ game tying two-yard touchdown run, Powers’ leapt over a Wolverine defender and snagged a Phillips’ pass to give his team the lead for good with just 1:39 to go in the No. 1 ranked Knights’ 24-22 victory on Homecoming Night in Malvern Friday night.

  • Wolverine volleyball finishes 2-2 at East Union tournament

    The East Mills volleyball team finished 2-2 at the East Union Volleyball Invitational Tournament Saturday in Afton.

    The Wolverines (11-7 overall, 3-1 in the Corner Conference) opened pool play with a 2-1 record, earning wins over Lamoni (21-16, 21-4) and Truro/I-35 (21-19, 21-16) before dropping their pool final to East Union 22-14, 21-18, 14-16.

    Winterset knocked the Wolverines out in the semifinals, 19-25, 13-25

  • Glenwood volleyball sweeps Shenandoah in H-10 play

    Glenwood scored the first nine points of game one and never trailed in a 25-8, 25-13, 25-23 sweep of Shenandoah in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball last Tuesday.

    The Rams (11-6 overall, 2-1 in the conference) recorded 33 kills in the win and hit .361 on a balanced hitting night.

    Overall, I was happy with how  we played,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus.

  • Ram cross country second at Red Oak

    Aubrey McIntyre, Kate Kaufman and Katelyn Wilwerding all placed in the top 10 to pace the Glenwood girls cross country team to a second place showing the at the Red Oak Invitational last Monday.

    Harlan edged Glenwood 41 to 43 in the standings to take the team crown. The Rams’ second place showing matched their highest finish since winning the Corning Invite in 2010.

    The Rams’ junior varsity and middle school teams swept the team titles.

  • Knight defense shuts out second straight district foe

    Another district game, another shutout for Fremont-Mills.

    For the second time in as many weeks, the Knight football team shut out an Eight-Man, District 8 opponent, rolling over Nishnabotna 52-0 on Friday.

    The Knights (4-0), a week after shutting out Sidney 48-0, scored 31 points in the first quarter and led 45-0 at the half.

  • Strong second half carries East Mills to win

    MALVERN - “Halftime adjustments” is one of the most popular coach speak clichés.

    But in the case of East Mills, it was a perfect description of the Wolverines’ second half against Stanton in a showdown of unbeatens in Eight-Man, District 8 football.

    After a lackluster first half, the Wolverines out-scored the Vikings 26-8 after halftime while allowing just 98 total yards in a 40-24 victory in Malvern.
    A few tweaks to the Wolverine defense – yes, during halftime – made all the difference.

  • Glenwood storms to 4-0 start

    The beat goes on for the undefeated Glenwood football team.

    The Rams dominated Winterset on both sides of the line of scrimmage Friday night on their way to a 42-13 Class 3A, District 8 win at Ram Memorial Field. With the victory, the 2015 Rams became the first Glenwood team in 35 years to start the season 4-0.

    “I’m really proud of the kids. Winterset’s a really good team,” Glenwood coach Cory Faust said. “We played well in all aspects of the game.”

  • Fremont-Mills serves up victory

    Fremont-Mills recorded a season-high 14 aces in a 25-7, 25-13, 25-5 sweep of Clarinda Academy in Corner Conference volleyball Thursday.

    We had an overall good night,” said Fremont-Mills coach Tracy Malcom. “We really wanted to focus on speeding up our offense and concentrate on a perfect free ball pass every time. Our serving was strong and we had some girls really step up.”.

  • Glenwood places fifth at LC Invite

    The Glenwood boys cross country team placed fifth at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Invitational Saturday at Iowa Western Community College.

    Plattsmouth took home the team title with 38 points led by top medal winner Corey Kress. Kress bested the field with a time of 16:44.06, nine seconds better than second place Brendon O’Brien of Lewis Central.

    The Rams’ 127 points trailed fourth place Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson by two points.

    Freshman Parson Convington led Glenwood with an 11th place finish time of 17:37.93.