Today's News

  • 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.

  • Air Force Band Holiday Concert In Glenwood Dec. 10

    The United States Air Force Heartland of America Band is returning to Glenwood next month to spread some holiday cheer.

    Through the sponsorship of The Opinion-Tribune newspaper and Glenwood Community School District, the band from Offutt Air Force Base is returning to Glenwood for a fifth straight year to present its 2017 “Sounds of the Season” holiday concert in the Glenwood Community High School auditorium on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 2 p.m.

  • 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


    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.