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Today's News

  • A-D-M pulls away late against Rams

    ADEL – A-D-M hit 7-of-9 free throws down the stretch to pull away from Glenwood for a 69-60 Class 3A, District 15 victory over the Rams last Monday.

    The loss ends the Rams' season with a record of 11-11, including a 10-8 record in the Hawkeye 10 Conference.

    “It was a great ball game, a great district game between two pretty evenly matched teams,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte of his team's season ending loss. “I was proud of the kids. They came to play after a two hour bus ride. And it was really a back and forth game.”

  • White third, Maxwell eighth at state

    DES MOINES - Glenwood's Colin White placed third and Tyler Maxwell eighth as the Rams earned a 17th place team showing at the Iowa State Wrestling Meet in Des Moines.

    Waverly-Shell Rock ran away with the Class 3A team title with four individual state champions to easily out distance second place Bettendorf 163 to 138. Urbandale, coached by former Glenwood state champion Mike Moreno, was third with 101 points.

  • Cyclone pressure too much for Rams

    HARLAN - The Glenwood girls basketball dream season came to an end on Saturday in a 69-44 loss to Harlan in the Class 3A, Region 8 semifinals.

    The Hawkeye 10 Conference champion Cyclones (21-2) used a 15-0 first-quarter run to seize control and a 9-0 run to close out the half to put the upstart Rams away.

  • Kaufman free throw gives Glenwood win

    Taylor Kaufman hit a free throw with 3.4 seconds left to break a 60-60 tie in overtime to give the Glenwood boys basketball team a 61-60 upset victory of Council Bluffs Lewis Central on Thursday.

    “We’ve had some good wins in my four years, but this was probably one of the biggest in the program’s history,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte of his team’s win over the Class 4A Titans who had already sealed up the Hawkeye 10 Conference title. “This was a great win for the school and the community.”

  • Wolverines hold on late, advance to district semis

    MALVERN - Nursing a one-point lead with just over a minute remaining in the East Mills team Class 1A district opener against Riverside on Thursday, basketball coach Kevin Schafer went to an old bag of tricks.

    Following a timeout, and leading 43-42 with the ball, the Wolverines came out in an old school, three-man, dribble weave on offense that Schafer hadn’t used all year.

    “We weren’t going to shoot unless we had a layup,” said Schafer.

  • Harms advances to second round at state wrestling

    With one day down at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament the Glenwood wrestling team has all four of its state qualifiers still wrestling heading into day two.

    Bettendorf is the team leader after day one with 35 points. Waverly-Shell Rock is second with 26 points and Indianola is third with 25 points.

    Glenwood is tied for 32nd with four team points.

  • Crunching The Numbers

    More than 40 people came out to Glenwood Community High School Media Center last Monday to watch the Glenwood Board of Education in an hour-long budget work session.

    Yes, a budget work session.

    The topic of discussion was more than just tax levies, budget guarantees and line items. With rumors swirling that the financially-strapped district will have to make heavy cuts from the fiscal 2010-2011 budget, the question on the minds of most in attendance was just how much and how deep those cuts will impact programs and teachers.

  • Down To Three

    The site-selection committee for the proposed Loess Hills Archeology Interpretive Center has chosen three pieces of publicly-owned ground in and around Glenwood as possible locations for the educational facility that’s being billed as a future tourist attraction for Mills County.

  • Booking The Budget

    As a means of cutting back on expenses, the Glenwood Public Library is looking at cutting back on its hours.

    A proposal under consideration would reduce the number of hours the library is open to the public on a weekly basis from 48 to 42. Two hours would be cut at either the beginning or the end of the day on Wednesdays and four hours would be eliminated by closing on Saturday afternoons.

  • On To State

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Glenwood’s Sam Jameson, Nate Harms, Tyler Maxwell and Colin White punched their tickets to the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament at the Class 3A, District Wrestling at Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Saturday.

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central edged Sioux City East 243.5 to 228 for the district crown while Glenwood placed fourth in the district with 168 points, just three points behind third place Sioux City North.