Today's News

  • Kickin' It With The KISS

    Kenny Spencer admits he never envisioned his career in professional football leading to a prominent role on a reality TV show or personal friendships with rock-and-roll music legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of KISS fame.

    Spencer, a 2005 Glenwood Community High School graduate, is the place kicker for the LA KISS, an Arena Football League (AFL) team partially owned by the two band members from KISS and the focus of the 10-week 4th and Loud docu-series that began airing in August on Tuesday nights on AMC (9 p.m. CDT).

  • Malcom To Sign With Hawkeyes

    Matt Malcom will be remaining in black and gold for his collegiate wrestling career.

    Malcom, a Glenwood senior, has committed to the University of Iowa wrestling program. He is the first Ram to accept a Division I wrestling scholarship since Mitch Artist signed with Iowa State in 2005.

    “I just fit in really, really well I felt like with my style of wrestling and just the atmosphere,” Malcom said of his commitment to the Hawkeyes. “I love the coaches. Everything just fit perfectly.”

  • Glenwood Girls Second At Shen

    The Glenwood girls placed all five of its scorers in the top 20, including two runners in the top 10, to place second over at the Shenandoah Invitational Cross Country Meet Thursday.

    The Ram girls finished with 59 team points, just two points short of the host Fillies’ top point total of 57.

  • Knights Hold On For Sixth Win

    TABOR - Fremont-Mills got a homecoming scare from visiting Stanton Friday night, but held on for a 30-22 Eight-man, District 8 victory. The Knights improved to 6-0 with the win, while the Vikings fell to 4-2.

    ”I didn’t expect us to play as poorly on the offensive side,” Fremont-Mills head coach Jeremy Christiansen said. “They (Stanton) did a good job of keeping the ball out of our hands. Defensively, we held them in check until we had some breakdowns in coverage in the second half.”

  • Rams’ Wilwerding, Defense Dominate In Homecoming Win

    Kolten Wilwerding tossed a school-record six touchdown passes and the Glenwood defense was stifling in a 42-0 victory over Denison in front of a reporter-estimated crowd of 1,800 on Homecoming Night in Glenwood Friday.

    Four of Wilwerding’s record-breaking touchdown passes came in the first half while the Ram defense limited the Monarchs (0-6) to 47 yards on 27 first half plays in cruising to their first 6-0 start in school history.

  • Rams third, sixth at Harlan invite

    HARLAN - The Glenwood girls placed third and the boys sixth at the Harlan Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday.

    Denison won the girls team title with 47 points while Underwood’s Karley Larson won the individual crown with a top time of 19:25.08.

    The Glenwood girls finished with 101 points, 11 points behind runner up Harlan.

    The Rams’ Aubrey McIntyre finished with a time of 21:03.15 to place seventh overall. Kate Kaufman added an 11th place finish and Lacey Jackson a 22nd place showing.

  • Big second quarter lifts Glenwood to 5-0 start

    CRESTON - Glenwood exploded for 28 points in the second quarter to blow open a 14-14 ball game and cruised to its fifth straight victory of the season with a 56-35 victory on the road at Creston Friday.

    The Rams matched a season-high in points and racked up 505 yards in downing the 3-2 Panthers. The Rams’ 5-0 start to the season is the best in school history.

  • Knights rally in final minutes to defeat East Mills, 24-22

    MALVERN - All night, Fremont-Mills’ Parker Powers had been bottled up by bracket coverage, double teams and an aggressive East Mills defense.

    None of that mattered on perhaps the biggest play of the game.

    Following Sam Phillips’ game tying two-yard touchdown run, Powers’ leapt over a Wolverine defender and snagged a Phillips’ pass to give his team the lead for good with just 1:39 to go in the No. 1 ranked Knights’ 24-22 victory on Homecoming Night in Malvern Friday night.

  • Investigation Continues Into Sunday Evening Shooting Incident Involving Glenwood Principal

    Law enforcement officials are continuing their investigation into a Sunday evening altercation in Glenwood that resulted in gunfire and left three people hospitalized, including Glenwood Community High School principal Richard Hutchinson. The incident occurred around 5:45 p.m. near Hutchinson's residence at 209 N. Myrtle St., but few details about the incident have been released to the public.

  • Wolverine volleyball finishes 2-2 at East Union tournament

    The East Mills volleyball team finished 2-2 at the East Union Volleyball Invitational Tournament Saturday in Afton.

    The Wolverines (11-7 overall, 3-1 in the Corner Conference) opened pool play with a 2-1 record, earning wins over Lamoni (21-16, 21-4) and Truro/I-35 (21-19, 21-16) before dropping their pool final to East Union 22-14, 21-18, 14-16.

    Winterset knocked the Wolverines out in the semifinals, 19-25, 13-25