http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sports/rss.xml en Rams’ comeback comes up short http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams%E2%80%99-comeback-comes-short <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gln_fbandrew_blum_nick_foss.jpg" alt="Glenwood quarterback Andrew Blum runs into Harlan safety Nick Foss during Friday night’s district game. " title="Glenwood quarterback Andrew Blum runs into Harlan safety Nick Foss during Friday night’s district game. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Glenwood&rsquo;s comeback kids almost pulled off another second-half comeback Friday night, but the Rams came up three points short in a 17-14 setback to Harlan.</p> Cowboys get by Knights, 45-35 http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/cowboys-get-knights-45-35 <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sidney_gets_by_fm_0.jpg" alt="Sidney’s Bryson Duncan ran for 252 yards and a touchdown to lead the Cowboys to a 45-35 win over Fremont-Mills in Tabor Friday. The win kept Sidney perfect in the district while handing the Knights their first district loss. " title="Sidney’s Bryson Duncan ran for 252 yards and a touchdown to lead the Cowboys to a 45-35 win over Fremont-Mills in Tabor Friday. The win kept Sidney perfect in the district while handing the Knights their first district loss. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> TABOR - Sidney racked up 532 yards and wrestled control of perennial power Fremont-Mills in Eight-Man, District 7 with a 45-35 win in Tabor Friday.</p> <p> The Cowboys (4-0) moved to 2-0 in district play with the win while handing the Knights their first home district loss since 2015.</p> Rams rally from first set loss to down Fillies http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-rally-first-set-loss-down-fillies <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sierra_stouder_smaller.jpg" alt="Sierra Stouder led Glenwood with 10 kills in the win over Shenandoah. " title="Sierra Stouder led Glenwood with 10 kills in the win over Shenandoah. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> &ldquo;I think we started with some nervous energy,&rdquo; said Glenwood volleyball coach Chelsey Harvey of her team&rsquo;s first set loss that saw them commit five service errors and look out of synch.</p> <p> &ldquo;It was our first home match and we really wanted this win and we got antsy. I thought we might be. We knew it wasn&rsquo;t going to be an easy win with Shenandoah taking out Harlan last week.&rdquo;</p> Wolverines topple C-A-M in shootout http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/wolverines-topple-c-m-shootout <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/schafer_extra.jpg" alt="East Mills’ Co-head coach Kevin Schafer, shown here on the sideline earlier this season, said an overhaul to his team’s offense in practice this week was key in the Wolverines’ win over C-A-M." title="East Mills’ Co-head coach Kevin Schafer, shown here on the sideline earlier this season, said an overhaul to his team’s offense in practice this week was key in the Wolverines’ win over C-A-M." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> A midweek overhaul to the offense and a recent roster addition came up big for East Mills in a wild 57-56 Eight-man, District 7 victory over C-A-M Friday in Malvern.</p> <p> The Wolverines, who scored just 32 points combined in their 0-3 start, eclipsed that total midway through the first quarter against the Cougars (3-2). The offensive explosion was a result of a change in the offense East Mills coach Kevin Schafer instituted at Monday&rsquo;s practice.</p> East Mills runner-up at Mount Ayr http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/east-mills-runner-mount-ayr <p> The East Mills volleyball team went undefeated in pool play and finished second at the Mount Ayr Volleyball tournament on Saturday.</p> <p> The Wolverines (11-5 overall, 3-0 in the Corner Conference) downed Martinsdale-St. Mary&rsquo;s 21-9, 21-9, Winterset 16-21, 21-16, 15-9 and Interstate 35&nbsp; 21-10, 21-11.</p> <p> In the tournament semifinals, East Mills edged the host Raiders 25-22, 26-24. &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;We stayed focused and on the attack throughout the match, and pulled it together to move on to the championship,&rdquo; said East Mills coach Connie Blank.</p> Fremont-Mills downs East Mills 46-6 http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/fremont-mills-downs-east-mills-46-6 <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/seth_malcom_pursued_by_nate_richardson.jpg" alt="Fremont-Mills’ Seth Malcom ran for 196 yards and five touchdowns in the Knights’ 46-6 win over East Mills Friday." title="Fremont-Mills’ Seth Malcom ran for 196 yards and five touchdowns in the Knights’ 46-6 win over East Mills Friday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> MALVERN &ndash; Relying on its bruising running game, Fremont-Mills rolled to a 46-6 eight-man District 7 victory over East Mills Friday night.</p> <p> Fremont-Mills racked up over 400 yards of offense, including 339 on the ground, as the Knights improved to 2-1 on the season and 1-0 in district play. East Mills dropped to 0-3 overall and 0-1 in the district.</p> Rams top field at LC Invite http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-top-field-lc-invite <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/glen_xc_from_ed_harding.jpg" alt="The Glenwood girls cross country team had five runners place in the top 13 at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Invitational Saturday." title="The Glenwood girls cross country team had five runners place in the top 13 at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Invitational Saturday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Glenwood girls placed five runners among the top 13 spots to win the team title at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Cross County Invitational at Iowa Western Community College Saturday.</p> <p> The Rams&rsquo; Aubrey McIntyre led the way for a ninth place finish and was closely followed by teammates Lacey Jackson (10th), Kate Kaufman (11th), Katelyn Malcom (12th) and Abi Schultz (13th) to total 50 points and easily out-pace runner up Harlan&rsquo;s 68 points.</p> Glenwood finishes 3-2 at Atlantic http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-finishes-3-2-atlantic <p> The Glenwood volleyball won three of five matches and placed three girls on the all-tournament team at the Atlantic Volleyball Invitational Saturday.</p> <p> The Rams (9-7 overall, 1-1 in Hawkeye 10 Conference) recorded wins over Winterset (21-19, 21-15), Underwood (21-16, 21-7) and the host Trojanns (21-12, 21-10). The two losses came to Treynor (14-21, 18-21) and tournament champion Council Bluffs St. Albert (19-21, 13-21).</p>