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Today's News

  • Glenwood stays perfect in 89-41 win

    RED OAK - Glenwood Coach Curt Schulte is a tough grader.

    The Rams’ head coach graded his team’s performance in last Tuesday’s win over Red Oak as “7” on a 10-point scale.

    Considering Glenwood opened the game on a 11-2 run, led by 34 points at the half and cruised to an 89-41 win on the road against a Hawkeye 10 Conference opponent, one might wonder why the middling grade.

  • Rural Mills County Fire Leaves Family Homeless

    The residents of a rural Mills County rental house lost their home and most of their belongings in a fire Thursday afternoon.

    Firefighters from Glenwood and Pacific Junction responded to a blaze at the 122-year-old, two-story farmhouse, located at 64789 232nd Street (near 232nd and Pease Road). The fire, which is believed to have started in a wood-burning stove in the kitchen, was reported shortly after 2 p.m. Firefighters worked for over three hours putting out the fire and securing the property.

  • District To Pursue PPEL Vote For Athletic Complex

    The Glenwood Community School District will once again seek the approval of voters to secure financing for a major overhaul to the Glenwood Athletic Complex.

    At its regular monthly meeting Monday, the Glenwood Board of Directors voted unanimously to go to a special election for a Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL) to fund the project. The board’s decision to seek another referendum comes nearly eight months to the day since district voters rejected a $6 million, 10-year tax levy for the same project last April.

  • Sherry, Sanders take home titles at CB Classic

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Glenwood’s Anthony Sherry and Caleb Sanders won their weight classes and Glenwood finished sixth as a team at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic last weekend at the Mid-America Center.

    The tournament, considered by many to be the top tournament in Iowa this season, featured over 100 ranked wrestlers from 39 schools in five states.

    A pair of Nebraska teams led the team standings. Lincoln (Neb.) East won the team title with 497.5 points while Kearney, Neb. was the runner up with 462. Fort Dodge led all Iowa teams with a third place finish.

  • Glenwood comeback falls short

    Glenwood trimmed a 15 points second half lead to three points in the final minutes but could get no closer in a 62-56 loss to Council Bluffs St. Albert in girls Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday.

    The Rams trailed 14-9 after a quarter and by 15 midway through the second quarter before mounting their comeback.

    Glenwood’s rally was keyed by its defense but fell short in the fourth quarter after an injury knocked out Elle Scarborough and both Brielle Smith and Brooklyn Taylor fouled out.

  • Rams stay perfect with 64-56 win

    In a clash of unbeaten Hawkeye 10 Conference teams Saturday, only Glenwood walked away with an unblemished record.
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    he Rams (4-0 overall, 3-0 in the conference) trailed 31-28 at halftime before rallying over the final two quarters for a 64-56 win over Council Bluffs St. Albert.

    After the Falcons (3-1) out-scored the Rams 18-11 in the second quarter to take its slim lead into the break, Glenwood came out after halftime on a 16-9 run to take the lead for good heading in the fourth quarter.

  • Glenwood stays perfect in 71-31 win

    Nate Mohr scored 19 points and Christian Stanislav 17 as Glenwood improved to 2-0 on the season with a 71-32 victory over Creston in boys Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday in Creston.

    The Rams, who have topped 70 points in both wins this season, ran out to a 20-7 first quarter lead then blew the game open out-scoring the Panthers 28-5 in the third quarter.

  • Wolverines rebound to earn first victory of the season

    East Mills out-scored Woodbine 22-14 to rally for a 39-36 victory over Woodbine in a non-conference girls basketball tilt last Tuesday in Malvern.

    Rachel Schafer and Alex Knop each scored 11 points to lead East Mills. Knop added 12 rebounds. Gracee Meyer scored nine points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds. In all, the Wolverines grabbed 55 rebounds as a team.

  • Rams score first win of season

    Glenwood used a 17-2 second quarter run to pull away for a  62-48 victory over Creston in a Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball home game Friday.

    After dropping their first two games to open the season, the Rams (1-2 overall, 1-0 in the conference) trailed 15-9 after a quarter before their second quarter run put them ahead 26-17 at halftime.

    “A great defensive effort in the second quarter allowed us to take the lead going into half time,” said Glenwood coach Katy Bowen.

  • Glenwood crowns three at Dan Hill Invitational

    Going up against some of the best competition from both Iowa and Nebraska, the Glenwood wrestling team crowned three individual champions and finished second in the team standings at the Dan Hill Invitational in Harlan Saturday.

    The Rams’ finished with 239 points behind team champion Gretna, Neb. The Dragons, who had six individual champions in Harlan, won the Class B (second largest class) state dual in Nebraska last season and finished second at the traditional state tournament.