http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Knights crowned at Corner track meet http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/knights-crowned-corner-track-meet <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jaeger_powers_lj.jpg" alt="Fremont-Mills’ Jaeger Powers jumped 20 feet, 9 inches to win a gold medal in the long jump at the Corner Conference meet." title="Fremont-Mills’ Jaeger Powers jumped 20 feet, 9 inches to win a gold medal in the long jump at the Corner Conference meet." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> TABOR - Nishnabotna may have won more gold medals but Fremont-Mills was crowned the boys team champion at last Tuesday&rsquo;s Corner Conference Track and Field Meet at Fremont-Mills&rsquo; Ralph and Helen Carl Stadium in Tabor.</p> <p> Fremont-Mills picked up four gold medals to the Blue Devils&rsquo; five but the Knights easily out-paced the field with 157 team points. Nishnabotna was second with 116 points and Sidney third with 70.5. East Mills finished fourth with 64 team points.</p> Rams first, second at Hawkeye 10 meet http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-first-second-hawkeye-10-meet <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mavrick_decker_from_ro_0.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Mavrick Decker placed second in the 100-meter dash at last week’s Hawkeye 10 meet. " title="Glenwood’s Mavrick Decker placed second in the 100-meter dash at last week’s Hawkeye 10 meet. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> For one team, it was another step, another accomplishment in a season that has been filled with them.</p> <p> For another team, a long streak ended without a trophy.</p> <p> It was a range of emotions for the boys and girls Glenwood track teams following the Hawkeye-10 conference meet. The girls, who have had a dominant season that has seen many wins, walked away as conference champions.</p> Rams rally from 20 down to win district title http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-rally-20-down-win-district-title <p> After abysmal first half shooting and its largest halftime deficit of the season, Glenwood rallied back from 20 points down over the final 16 minutes to defeat Atlantic 63-61 in the Class 3A, District final finals at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln tonight.</p> <p> &ldquo;These kids have heart and they have grit,&rdquo; said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the game. &ldquo;At halftime, there was no doubt in their minds that they were going to come back and win this game.&rdquo;</p> STATE WRESTLING TOURNAMENT http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/state-wrestling-tournament <p> Five wrestlers from Glenwood and three from East Mills remain in contention after one day at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines.</p> <p> The Rams&rsquo; Trevor Anderson (126) and Matt Malcom won their opening matches to advance to Friday&rsquo;s quarterfinal round.</p> <p> Anderson scored a 7-6 decision over Nate Lasher of Charles City while Malcom pinned Williamsburg&rsquo;s Colton Lewis in 1:59.</p> <p> East Mills went 3-1 in opening round matches with Josh Hopkins (152), Luke Stortenbecker (145) and Anthony Ossman (285) all winning their openers.</p> Glenwood clinches share of Hawkeye 10 title http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-clinches-share-hawkeye-10-title <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/andrew_blum_glen_boys_bb.jpg" alt="Andrew Blum scored 11 of his game-high 19 points in the second of the Rams&#039; 64-42 victory over Red Oak." title="Andrew Blum scored 11 of his game-high 19 points in the second of the Rams&#039; 64-42 victory over Red Oak." align="left" hspace="6" width="136" height="85" /><p> 63 years was long enough, according to Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.</p> <p> His Rams had just knocked off Red Oak 64-42 and wrapped up a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference title &ndash; the school&rsquo;s first since 1952.</p> <p> &ldquo;This feels great,&rdquo; Schulte said after the game, still holding the game ball with a Hawkeye 10 Conference Champions t-shirt slung over his shoulder. &ldquo;The kids are excited. They wanted this. This was one of our goals since the summer. This is something we were shooting for and it was great to get it tonight.&rdquo;</p> Glenwood goes on road for 81-52 victory http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-goes-road-81-52-victory <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/weis_glen_boys_bb.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Connor Weis scored 20 points in the Rams’ 81-52 victory Friday. " title="Glenwood’s Connor Weis scored 20 points in the Rams’ 81-52 victory Friday. " align="left" hspace="6" width="57" height="85" /><p> SHENANDOAH &ndash; A close look at the numbers for the Glenwood boys basketball team a trend appears: 74 points.<br /> In eight of its 11 wins this season, the Rams, who are fifth in Class 3A averaging 70 points per game, have matched or exceeded 74 points.</p> <p> Glenwood scored 81 Friday.</p> Knights fall in Corner Conference finals http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/knights-fall-corner-conference-finals <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tristan_melgoza_fm_boys_bb.jpg" alt="The Knights’ Tristan Melgoza scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win over Clarinda Academy in the Corner Conference Tournament." title="The Knights’ Tristan Melgoza scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win over Clarinda Academy in the Corner Conference Tournament." align="left" hspace="6" width="88" height="85" /><p> MALVERN - A costly turnover late in the game prevented Fremont-Mills from ending Stanton&rsquo;s perfect season as the Vikings won the Corner Conference Tournament Championship 48-44 Saturday night in Malvern.</p> <p> Stanton improved to 15-0 on the season with the win, which gave them their first CC Tournament championship since 1997.<br /> Both teams struggled to find an offensive rhythm early in the game, as Stanton led 9-7 after the first eight minutes.</p> Rams win on road at Shenandoah http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-win-road-shenandoah <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/alicia_leu_glen_girls_bb.jpg" alt="Alicia Leu was one of four Rams to score in double-figures in Glenwood’s win over Shenandoah. " title="Alicia Leu was one of four Rams to score in double-figures in Glenwood’s win over Shenandoah. " align="left" hspace="6" width="35" height="85" /><p> SHENANDOAH - The Glenwood girls had four players score in double-figures in a 69-57 road win at Shenandoah Friday.</p> <p> The Rams (8-6 overall, 5-3 in the conference) went 8-for-8 at the free throw line and out-scored the Fillies (10-6 overall, 3-5 in the conference) in the final quarter.</p>