http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Rams’ 49-41 victory over Harlan first since 1994 http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams%E2%80%99-49-41-victory-over-harlan-first-1994 <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/glenwood_football_1.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Caleb Sanders (No. 69) celebrates with Mitch Stanley after the Rams’ 49-41 victory over Harlan Friday. BELOW: Mavrick Decker hauled in three touchdown passes in the Rams’ win." title="Glenwood’s Caleb Sanders (No. 69) celebrates with Mitch Stanley after the Rams’ 49-41 victory over Harlan Friday. BELOW: Mavrick Decker hauled in three touchdown passes in the Rams’ win." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> HARLAN - In the near half century of football history between Glenwood and Harlan, several numbers stand out in a lopsided rivalry.</p> <p> 46 &ndash; the number of Cyclones wins over Glenwood in its last 47 meetings.</p> <p> 1994 &ndash; the year of the Rams&rsquo; one and only win in the series.<br /> But there is just one number that mattered Friday night in Harlan.</p> <p> 49.</p> <p> As in, Glenwood 49, Harlan 41.</p> Glenwood smacks 41 kills in H-10 comeback victory http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-smacks-41-kills-h-10-comeback-victory <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/glenwood_volleyball.jpg" alt="Katelyn Malcom digs a shot in the Rams’ win over Shenandoah last week." title="Katelyn Malcom digs a shot in the Rams’ win over Shenandoah last week." align="left" hspace="6" width="111" height="85" /><p> Glenwood dropped the first game and battled back to win the final three in a 23-15, 25-14, 25-10, 25-23 victory over Shenandoah in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball last Tuesday.<br /> <br /> C-A-M holds off Wolverines 48-41 http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/c-m-holds-wolverines-48-41 <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/east_mills_football.jpg" alt="Luke Stortenbecker follows the block of Josh Drake (No. 50) in the Wolverines’ 48-41 district loss to C-A-M Friday in Malvern." title="Luke Stortenbecker follows the block of Josh Drake (No. 50) in the Wolverines’ 48-41 district loss to C-A-M Friday in Malvern." align="left" hspace="6" width="125" height="85" /><p> MALVERN &ndash; Injury-plagued East Mills came up a touchdown short Friday night in a 48-42 setback to visiting Cumberland-Anita-Massena (C-A-M).</p> <p> The Cougars scored two touchdowns in the final five minutes of the shootout to put away a game that saw the two squads trade the lead throughout the night.</p> Glenwood harriers second, third at AL http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-harriers-second-third-al <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/glen_cross_country.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Parson Covington placed fifth at the 48th Annual Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Meet. " title="Glenwood’s Parson Covington placed fifth at the 48th Annual Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Meet. " align="left" hspace="6" width="42" height="85" /><p> The Glenwood girls placed second and the boys were third at the 48th Annual Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Meet at Iowa Western Community College Saturday.</p> Tri-Center blanks East Mills in districts http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/tri-center-blanks-east-mills-districts <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/copperstone_east_mills_baseball.jpg" alt="East Mills’ Weston Copperstone came on in relief in the Wolverines’ 10-0 loss to Tri-Center in districts last week." title="East Mills’ Weston Copperstone came on in relief in the Wolverines’ 10-0 loss to Tri-Center in districts last week." align="left" hspace="6" width="104" height="85" /><p> Tri-Center scored eight first inning runs and downed East Mills 10-0 to end the Wolverines&rsquo; season in the Class 1A, District 16 opener in Neola last Tuesday.</p> <p> The Wolverines (11-13 overall, 8-4 in the Corner Conference) helped the Trojans (16-8) along with three first inning walks and three errors to dig themselves a hole.</p> Rams fall in regional finals http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-fall-regional-finals <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mackenie_richter_glen_softball.jpg" alt="Glenwood pitcher Mackenzie Richter threw four 2/3’s strong innings before giving way to Lyndie Van Ness in the Rams’ 3-2 loss in the regional finals last Tuesday." title="Glenwood pitcher Mackenzie Richter threw four 2/3’s strong innings before giving way to Lyndie Van Ness in the Rams’ 3-2 loss in the regional finals last Tuesday." align="left" hspace="6" width="42" height="85" /><p> CRESTON - The loss was written all over Glenwood Coach Kylie Stanton&rsquo;s face.</p> <p> Stanton, who saw her team play some of it&rsquo;s best softball of the season in a late season surge to get within a game of its first state tournament in over 40 years, had tears streaming down her face following the Rams&rsquo; 3-2 loss to Creston in the Class 4A, Region 8 final last Tuesday.&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;</p> Glenwood fourth at state tennis http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-fourth-state-tennis <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/glen_tennis_better_0.jpg" alt="The Glenwood tennis team wrapped up an historic season that saw them go 13-0 in regular season duals and win the Hawkeye 10 Conference championship with a fourth place finish at the Iowa State Boys Tennis Team Tournament." title="The Glenwood tennis team wrapped up an historic season that saw them go 13-0 in regular season duals and win the Hawkeye 10 Conference championship with a fourth place finish at the Iowa State Boys Tennis Team Tournament." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /><p class="rteindent1"> DES MOINES - The Glenwood boys tennis team&rsquo;s historic undefeated season came to an end in the Class 1A state tournament semifinals at the Waveland Tennis Complex in Des Moines last Tuesday.</p> <p> The Rams, who entered with a perfect 13-0 dual record, dropped their semifinal match to LeMars 5-0 and then fell 5-0 to Grinnell in the consolation round to finish fourth.</p> <p> Glenwood coach Kevin Tucker said his team was disappointed in the finish, but not in the heights they reached this season.</p> Titans get by Rams 2-0 in regional semis http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/titans-get-rams-2-0-regional-semis <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/dmyterko_glen_defense_good.jpg" alt="Council Bluffs Lewis Central controlled the ball for much of the first half as the Titans sprinted out to a 2-0 lead with one goal coming from Allie Dmyterko (above left) in their regional win over Glenwood." title="Council Bluffs Lewis Central controlled the ball for much of the first half as the Titans sprinted out to a 2-0 lead with one goal coming from Allie Dmyterko (above left) in their regional win over Glenwood." align="left" hspace="6" width="107" height="85" /><p> COUNCIL BLUFFS - Council Bluffs Lewis Central dominated possession and scored two first half goals to end Glenwood&rsquo;s season 2-0 in the girls Class 2A, Region 2 semifinals last Tuesday in Council Bluffs.</p> <p> <br /> Much like its 3-0 win May 13 over the Rams, the Titans got a quick lead, controlled the ball and never let Glenwood find its offensive rhythm.</p>