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Today's Sports

  • Creston hands Glenwood...

    Fans on hand for Glenwood’s homecoming matchup with Creston Friday night were treated to an impressive display of fireworks – during and after the game.

    In a back-and-forth slugfest that featured five touchdown plays of 50 yards or longer, Creston came away with a 42-19 victory, gouging the Ram defense for six touchdowns and 521 total yards.

    Creston improved to 4-1 overall and 2-0 in Class 3A, District 8, while Glenwood slipped to 1-4 and 0-3.

  • Knights start fast in 56-26 win...

    Fremont-Mills got off to hot starts in each half and East Mills dug itself an early hole it couldn’t dig out of in a renewal of an old rivalry on Homecoming in Tabor Friday.

    The Knights (5-0 overall, 3-0 in the district) opened the game with three quick scoring drives to take an early 22-0 lead before East Mills had run eight offensive plays en route to the 56-26 victory in Eight-Man, District 8.

    Fremont-Mills then followed up on their 30-12 halftime lead with three straight TDs to open the second half.

  • Rams sixth at Harlan Invite

    The Glenwood boys cross country team got a 15th place finish from Cuentin Gray as the Rams finished sixth as a team in the Harlan Cross Country Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams finished with 126 team points.

    The host Cyclones were the team champion with 46 points. Harlan placed five runners in the top 16. Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s Eldon Warner was the individual champion with a time of 16:48.
    Gray ran an 18:25 for 15th place.

  • Wolverine comeback comes up...

    STANTON — Stanton built a 36-0 lead but had to hold on late in a 66-54 upset of Eight-Man, No. 5 East Mills Friday night in Stanton.

    “Our kids played well,” Stanton Football Coach Jeff Grebin said. “We found a way to pull off a win and we’re just excited with what the future holds.”

    Stanton (2-2 overall, 2-0 district) got their lead to 36-0 at halftime, thanks to a late touchdown catch in the half by wide receiver Brady Johnson.

  • Knights, Wolverines renew their...

    As high school football schedules traditionally go, the homecoming date has typically been reserved for an easy victory for the home fans.

    On Friday, Eight-Man No. 1 ranked and 4-0 Fremont-Mills host a home football game celebrating the Knights’ homecoming weekend.

    But there’s no cupcake on the schedule.

  • Rams drop third straight close...

    Six points.

    A touchdown here, a couple of field goals there.

    That’s the sum total of the difference between Glenwood being potentially 4-0 and not its current 1-3 following Friday’s third straight close loss of the season in a 12-8 setback at Winterset.

    After opening the season with a 41-24 victory over Red Oak, the Rams have dropped three straight by a total of six points.

  • Rams sixth at Red Oak...

    RED OAK - The Glenwood girls placed sixth at the Red Oak Cross Country Invitational Monday at the Red Oak Country Club.

    Griswold had the top individual place winner in Alyx Flipping but Harlan won the team title with four runners among the top 11 to edge the Tigers 47 to 49 in the standings.

    The Rams finished with 119 points running without No. 1 runner Hayley Matthews, who sat out the race but will return for next Tuesday’s meet at Creston.

  • Knights go on road for 59-14...

    The Fremont-Mills football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 59-14 victory on the road at Nishnabotna Friday.

    The Knights racked up 340 total yards, including 252 on the ground behind  a pair of 100-yard rushing games by Spencer Phillips and Parker Powers.

    Phillips finished with 119 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and Powers ran for 101 yards and a score on just six carries.

  • Fillies’ attack too much for...

    Shenandoah pounded down a season-high 52 kills in a 21-25, 25-18, 24-26, 13-25 victory over Glenwood in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball action last Tuesday.

    Glenwood (9-7 overall, 1-2 in the conference), who lost middle blocker Kali Mumm just five minutes before the start of when she suffered an injury, was forced to play with a juggled lineup. The Rams never seemed to recover or find their rhythm.

  • Wolverines place third at East...

    The East Mills volleyball team finished 3-1 and placed third at the East Union Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Afton.

    The Wolverines (9-8 overall, 3-1 in the Corner Conference) finished 3-0 in pool play by defeating Lamoni 21-5, 21-17, Mt. Ayr 24-22, 12-21, 15-12 and East Union 21-14, 17-21, 15-9.

    East Mills fell to Shenandoah in the semifinals 26-28, 11-25 to finish third.