http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en 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" /><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> Glenwood bounces back for big win http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-bounces-back-big-win <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/boys3.jpg" alt="Nate Mohr scored a game-high 21 points in the Rams’ win over Harlan Saturday." title="Nate Mohr scored a game-high 21 points in the Rams’ win over Harlan Saturday." align="left" hspace="6" width="63" height="85" /><p> A key 7-0 fourth quarter run turned a 41-41 game into a 48-41 Glenwood lead the Rams would never relinquish in a 57-55 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Class 3A, No. 3 ranked Harlan Saturday night in Glenwood.</p> <p> &ldquo;We go on that run and I&rsquo;ll tell you what, the kids had real poise and really took good care of the basketball in that fourth quarter,&rdquo; said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte. &ldquo;We knocked down free throws when we needed them and Andrew Blum had a whale of a ball game in the fourth.&rdquo;</p> Malcom wins title, Rams fifth at Kansas tourney http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/malcom-wins-title-rams-fifth-kansas-tourney <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/malcom_1.jpg" alt="The Rams’ Matt Malcom (top) won the 160-pound weight class at the Bobcat Classic to improved to 30-1 on the season." title="The Rams’ Matt Malcom (top) won the 160-pound weight class at the Bobcat Classic to improved to 30-1 on the season." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /><p> Glenwood&rsquo;s Matt Malcom won the 160-pound weight class and the Rams placed fifth as a team at the highly competitive Basehor-Linwood Bobcat Class in Kansas Saturday.</p> <p> The tournament, which features 36 wrestling teams from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri and Colorado, crowned Goddard, Kan. as its team champion with 221 points. The Rams&rsquo; 115 points was good enough for fifth place.</p> Cyclones too much for Rams http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/cyclones-too-much-rams <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/danika_lucy_good.jpg" alt="Danika Lucy scored 19 points to lead Glenwood in its 40-37 win over Atlantic. " title="Danika Lucy scored 19 points to lead Glenwood in its 40-37 win over Atlantic. " align="left" hspace="6" width="46" height="85" /><p> The Glenwood girls came all the way back from a double-digit deficit to trim Harlan&rsquo;s lead to seven with six minutes to go but that would be as close as they would get as the top ranked Cyclones scored the game&rsquo;s final 11 points in a 53-35 victory Friday in Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball.</p> Fremont-Mills cracks under Essex pressure defense http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/fremont-mills-cracks-under-essex-pressure-defense <p> A 14-3 Essex first quarter lead was too big a hole for the Fremont-Mills girls to dig out of.<br /> The Knights struggled against the Trojans&rsquo; full-court pressure all night and couldn&rsquo;t rally late despite a valiant comeback effort that cut the lead to three points in the third quarter of a 38-26 loss last Tuesday in Corner Conference girls basketball.</p>