http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sports/rss.xml en Rams’ Malcom, Sherry earn state medals http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams%E2%80%99-malcom-sherry-earn-state-medals <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mattmelcom_3a_1_jc.jpg" alt="Matt Malcom placed fifth at 152-pound at state." title="Matt Malcom placed fifth at 152-pound at state." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> DES MOINES - Glenwood&rsquo;s Matt Malcom and Anthony Sherry placed fifth and fourth respectively at the Iowa State Wrestling Meet this weekend at Wells Fargo Arena.</p> <p> Both Malcom (152) and Sherry (160) made it all the way to Friday afternoon&rsquo;s semifinal round before losing there. Both went 1-1 in Saturday&rsquo;s consolation matches to become the Rams&rsquo; first medal winners at state in four years.</p> <p> Glenwood coach Brad Asche said the mood of his team was disappointed but not discouraged after their performance at state.</p> Knights headed to state tournament http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/knights-headed-state-tournament <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fm_bb_fun.jpg" alt="Andrea McClary (left) and Kelsey Hurley celebrate Fremont-Mills’ first ever trip to the state tournament following Monday’s regional championship." title="Andrea McClary (left) and Kelsey Hurley celebrate Fremont-Mills’ first ever trip to the state tournament following Monday’s regional championship." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> RED OAK &ndash; As Adair-Casey clawed back in the fourth quarter of the Class 1A, Region 8 final Monday night, Fremont-Mills guard Macy Williams knew her team needed to do something to keep their state tournament dreams alive.</p> <p> &ldquo;They were taking away our ball movement outside the three-point line, so I saw the lane open and tried to attack as much as possible and get them in foul trouble,&rdquo; Macy Williams said.<br /> Williams did plenty of attacking in the fourth quarter.</p> Rams down Atlantic in district opener http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-down-atlantic-district-opener <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mohr_from_van_scoy.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Nate Mohr scored a career-high 21 points in the Rams’ win over Atlantic. " title="Glenwood’s Nate Mohr scored a career-high 21 points in the Rams’ win over Atlantic. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> ATLANTIC - The Glenwood boys basketball team avenged two regular-season losses to Atlantic with a 70-69 victory in the Class 3A, District 16 opener Monday in Atlantic.</p> <p> With the win, the Rams (10-12) will play Harlan (15-6) Thursday in the district finals at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln. Tip off is set for 7 p.m.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p> &ldquo;This was a great win tonight,&rdquo; said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the victory over Atlantic. &ldquo;It was a great district atmosphere and we came up big.&rdquo;</p> Rams send five to state http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-send-five-state <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/haggstrom_195.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Zach Haggstrom (top), shown here earlier this season, was one of five state qualifiers for the Rams at Saturday’s district tournament." title="Glenwood’s Zach Haggstrom (top), shown here earlier this season, was one of five state qualifiers for the Rams at Saturday’s district tournament." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Glenwood wrestling team earned four individual championships and qualified five wrestlers for this week&rsquo;s state wrestling meet.</p> <p> Council Bluffs Lewis Central, who along with Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson qualified eight wrestlers each for state, won the Class 3A District title at Sioux City North Saturday.</p> State Wrestling Capsules http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/state-wrestling-capsules <p> <strong>State Wrestling Capsules</strong></p> <p> East Mills</p> <p> Josh Hopkins, Jr.</p> <p> 152 pounds, 44-1</p> <p> Wolverine will face Alburnett&rsquo;s Bryce Paul (43-4), the No. 2 ranked 152-pounder in the state in Thursday&rsquo;s opening round at state.</p> <p> Alex Moorman, Jr.</p> <p> 132 pounds, 27-6</p> <p> Moorman will face No. 4 ranked Trent Johnson (48-1) from Dike-New Hartford in his opener.</p> <p> Glenwood</p> <p> Trevor Anderson, Fr.</p> <p> 113 pounds, 36-10</p> East Mills’ Hopkins, Moorman advance to state http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/east-mills%E2%80%99-hopkins-moorman-advance-state <p> Josh Hopkins qualified for his third straight Iowa State Wrestling Tournament and Alec Moorman his first at the Class 1A districts at Underwood Saturday.</p> <p> Logan-Magnolia won the district crown with 125 team points. The Wolverines placed sixth with 41 points.<br /> Hopkins (51-1), the state&rsquo;s No. 10 ranked 152-pounder, met Logan-Magnolia&rsquo;s Brady Charbonneau for a third straight weekend in the finals &ndash; with a trip to state on the line.</p> <p> &ldquo;The match did not disappoint,&rdquo; said East Mills coach Claude Lang. &nbsp;</p> Knights close regular-season with 20th win http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/knights-close-regular-season-20th-win <p> TABOR - The Fremont-Mills starters played just a quarter before giving way to the reserves as the Knights earned their 20th win of the season in a 59-21 victory over Clarinda Academy last Tuesday.</p> <p> The Knights (20-1 overall, 16-0 in the Corner Conference) opened the game on a 26-2 run and lead 42-8 at halftime. Fremont-Mills coach Rod Williams pulled his starters midway through the second quarter, allowing his reserves extended minutes.</p> Pauley too much for Rams http://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/pauley-too-much-rams <img src="http://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/carter_von_essen.jpg" alt="Carter Von Essen scores off a rebound in the Rams’ 62-58 loss to Shenandoah last week." title="Carter Von Essen scores off a rebound in the Rams’ 62-58 loss to Shenandoah last week." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Spencer Pauley poured in 25 points to lead Denison to a 61-54 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Glenwood Friday.</p> <p> The Rams (9-11 overall, 4-7 in the conference), who trailed 33-22 at the half, rallied in the second half to cut the lead to two points in the fourth quarter but Glenwood came up short against the conference champion Monarchs.</p> <p> Nate Mohr led Glenwood with 14 points. Wyatt Schulz added 11 and Jake Lewis nine.<br /> Pauley finished 8-of-16 from the field with nine rebounds and three blocked shots.<br /> <br /> Shenandoah 62,<br /> Glenwood 58</p>