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  • Janesville too much for Wolverines

    The good news: East Mills got better as the match went on.

    The bad news: So did Janesville.

    The Wolverines, making their first state tournament appearance, opened their quarterfinal match against top ranked, two-time defending state champion Janesville, were jittery, coach Connie Blank said.

    “We finally got our bearings and settled down after that first set and started improving and by the third set, we played much better,” Blank said. “I think we had to get some nerves out. Janesville is just a very, very good team.”

  • Nightmare ending for Knights

    CEDAR FALLS - Remsen St. Mary’s seemed to have all the answers and all Fremont-Mills had was questions.

    The undefeated Hawks answered the Knights’ offense with a stingy defense that pitched a first half shutout and then and had all the right calls offensively to sprint out to a 30-0 lead en route to a 51-6 victory over the Knights in the Eight-man semifinals at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls Thursday.

  • 2017City Election Results (Mills County)
  • Kohn Wins Glenwood Mayoral Election

    Write-in candidate Ron Kohn won Tuesday's mayoral election in Glenwood, defeating Craig Florian, 448-211.

    Holly Jackson won the At Large City Council seat over Julie Kalambokidis by a count of 329-298.

    Laurie Smithers defeated Joseph George for the Ward 3 City Council seat 213-78.

  • Knights charge into Dome

    For a few brief seconds, Fremont-Mills was in danger of its third straight failure on fourth down in as many first half possessions.

    Then they weren’t.

    Trailing 3-0 midway through the second quarter, quarterback Mason Vanatta scrambled to his right on a fourth-and-8 at the 40 yard line and found Connor Alley for a 22-yard gain. On the very next play the Knights found the endzone and all the momentum they would need in a dominating 35-9 victory over previously unbeaten Sidney in the Eight-man quarterfinals Friday.

  • Wolverines win district, will face Janesville at state

    TABOR - East Mills volleyball advanced to state for the first time in school history with a 25-16, 25-14, 25-19 sweep of Essex in the Class1A, Region 2 finals last Tuesday in Tabor.

    “We told them, ‘you’ve got to communicate every play,’” East Mills head coach Connie Viner-Blank said. “They did. This was the cherry on the top. It’s excellent timing to be playing our best volleyball right now. The whole team played so great together. Tonight was electric.”

  • F-M dominates Stanton, heads to Sidney

    Fremont-Mills surrendered 42 points to Stanton on Sept. 1.

    The Knights were determined to not let that happen again, and proved it with a 63-0 shutout at Stanton Friday night in the first round of the eight-man playoffs.

  • Glenwood girls 14th at state cross country

    FORT DODGE - The Glenwood girls placed 14th as a team at the Iowa State Cross Country Meet Saturday in Fort Dodge.

    The Rams finished with 294 points. Dubuque Wahlert was the team champion with 72 points. The Rams trailed only 13th place finisher Denison among Hawkeye 10 teams.

    Glenwood girls coach Jeff Janssen said prior to state he thought his team had a shot at matching their eighth place ranking in the team finish. While the Rams came up a little short of that projection, Janssen said his team more than lived up to his expectations.

  • Turnovers doom Rams in playoffs

    SERGEANT BLUFF - Not all touchdowns are created equal.

    For instance, take Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s touchdown just before halftime.

    The 18-yard scamper by Britton Delperdang made the score 14-9 at the half, to be sure, but in what was then a tight game between two ranked Class 3A opponents clashing in the opening round of the playoffs, that touchdown was a momentum grabber.

  • Glenwood’s season ends in regional finals

    SERGEANT BLUFF - Seeking its first state tournament berth in school history, the Glenwood volleyball team got a good look at what a state level team looks like.

    Unfortunately for the Rams that team was Sergeant Bluff-Luton.

    The state ranked No. 4 Warriors used their aggressive attack and dominating defensive presence at the net to end the Rams’ season in a 25-14, 25-9, 25-18 sweep in the Class 4A, Regional 2 finals in Sergeant Bluff Monday.