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Today's News

  • Knights drop Wolverines on diamond, 9-2

        The Fremont-Mills baseball team got 11 hits at the plate and 6 1/3 innings of strong pitching from Clayton Wilson on the mound in a 9-2 Corner Conference victory over East Mills on Friday.
        With the win, the Knights (12-4, 11-3 in the conference) complete the season sweep of East Mills.
        Wilson was dominant at times on the hill, scattering three hits and alowing no earned runs, while fanning seven over 6 1/3 innings of work to run his record to 3-2 on the season. Wilson also helped his own cause with two hits.

  • Rams sweep Denison in Hawk-10 two-fer

        The Glenwood baseball team relied on its clutch hitting and some opportunistic offense in a Hawkeye 10 Conference sweep of Denison on Thursday.

        The Rams (23-4, 14-0 in the conference) took a 4-0 lead after an inning but found themselves down 5-4 in the fifth inning of game one before rallying for a 14-7 win.
        The Rams’ bats came alive in the fifth when clean-up man, Taylor Kaufman smacked a two-out single. After Nathaniel Bledsoe drew a walk, Matt Schulz doubled both home to put the Rams up 6-5.

  • Fremont-Mills softball shuts out Wolverines

        Kendall Fichter and Madison Powers each drove in two runs and Mindy Lorimor allowed just one hit in the circle for Fremont-Mills in a 10-0, five inning victory of East Mills on Friday.
        Fichter and Lorimor led the Knights (21-7 overall, 12-0 in the Corner Conference) with two hits each and Melissa Kesterson tripled and drove in a run.
        Lorimor faced just one of the minimum and struck out 12.

  • A.L edges Fremont-Mills, 3-0

        The Fremont-Mills softball team couldn’t solve Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln starter Lauren Hahnsen in a 3-0 loss on Friday.
        Hahnsen allowed just four hits and struck out seven.
        Lynde Madison, Melissa Kesterson, Kendall Fichter and Sydney Esary each recorded hits for the Knights.
        Mindy Lorimor (16-4) took the loss in the circle after giving up seven hits, one earned run and fanning seven.

    Sioux City East 2,
    Fremont-Mills 0

  • Wolverines down Villisca on diamond

        Charlie Ruff came on in relief of starter Jagger Bohrer to 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief for the     East Mills baseball team in a 6-4 win over  Villisca on Friday.
        Ruff (3-1) fanned five, walked one and allowed just one hit in the win.
        The Wolverines (6-4 overall) were led at the plate by Morgan Dalton and Austin Sommer with two hits each. Dalton also drove in two runs.

    East Mills 10
    Stanton 9

  • Glenwood softball splits with Harlan

        HARLAN - The Glenwood softball team won a wild 13-7, 12 inning contest with Harlan before falling 5-2 in the nightcap of a Hawkeye 10 Conference double-header on Thursday.
        Glenwood coach Tim Stanton called his team’s game-one win a “wild” win that took up two whole pages in his score book.

  • Schulz, Kaufman help deliver Hawk-10 sweep

        HARLAN - A pair of complete-game pitching gems by Matt Schulz and Taylor Kaufman carried the Glenwood baseball team to a pair of victories over Harlan last Thursday.
        Schulz (4-1) struck out 12 and allowed just four hits and no earned runs in an 8-3 Ram win in game one. All three Harlan runs came via Glenwood errors. In all, Glenwood committed five errors in the game.
        In game two, Taylor Kaufman tossed a perfect-game, retiring 21 straight and striking out 16.

  • School Board Member Resigns

    Dave Warren has stepped down from the Glenwood Community School District Board of Education, citing personal concerns about a recent school board vote to award a construction contract to a company partially owned by a fellow member of the board.

  • Evacuations In Mills, Fremont Counties

    Mandatory evacuation orders issued last week forced over  700  residents of western Mills and Fremont Counties to leave their homes.

        More than 600 Fremont County residents living west of Interstate 29 were told to leave their homes Wednesday morning because of concerns about rising floodwater in the Missouri River. On Thursday, Mills County households west of Interstate 29 and south of Gaston Ave. received mandatory evacuation notices. Over 100 Mills County residents were given until Friday at 4 p.m. to leave.

  • Steps Taken To Protect Water Plant

    The Glenwood Municipal Utilities Board believes it’s done everything in its power to protect the Glenwood Water Treatment plant from potential Missouri River floodwater.

        “I think we’ve done everything that was humanly possible to protect that plant,” John Dean, chairman of the GMU board of directors said last week. “We did the best thing we could possibly do. Are we still going to lose it? I don’t know. That water could get 8 feet there, but in my lifetime it never has.”