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Today's News

  • Knights’ Hontz named District 7 Defensive POY

    Fremont-Mills’ Andrew Hontz is the Eight-player, District 7 Defensive Player of the Year and one of seven Knights to earn first team recognition on the all-district team released last week.

    District coaches tabbed Hontz, a senior, as a first team selection on the defensive line and as a utility player on the offense in addition to defensive player of the year honors. Hontz recorded 76 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and nine sacks this season.

    CAM quarterback Thomas Hensley was the offensive player of the year.

  • Rams can’t hold on in season-opening loss

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - The Glenwood girls led by as many as 10 in the first half but couldn’t put a scrappy Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson away in a 48-42 season-opening loss last Tuesday in Council Bluffs.

    The Rams led for most of three and a half quarters before the Yellowjackets put together a 8-0 fourth quarter run to take the lead for good.

    Glenwood coach Katy Bowen said felt she felt like this victory slipped through her team’s fingers.

  • All-Mills County Football

    Offense

    QB Mason Vanatta, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Threw for 1,537 yards and ran for 1,165 yards

    with 42 total TDs.

    RB Noah Carter, Jr., Glenwood

    Rams’ big back rushed for 987 yards and 20 TDs

    RB Jaeger Powers, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Shifty back gained 1,126 yards and 11 TDs on the ground.

    WR Dylan Schroeder, Sr., East Mills

    Hauled in 32 passes for 439 yards and 7 TDs.

    WR Cody Buresh, Sr., Glenwood

    Rams’ top receiving target pulled in 23 catches

  • All-Mills County Volleyball

    First Team

    H/L Sierra Stouder, Sr., Glenwood *

    Split year as a hitter and a libero, finishing with

    87 kills and team-best 319 digs.

    H Emily Todd, Sr., Glenwood

    Senior hitter led the Rams with 144 kills.

    H Sophie Phillips, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Led the Knights with 202 kills this season.

    H Alex Knop, So., East Mills

    Smacked down 294 kills for Wolverines while

    adding 234 digs.

    S Rachel Schafer, Sr., East Mills

  • 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.”