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Today's Sports

  • Glenwood cruises in substate...

    Glenwood started the game hot and never cooled off in a 92-36 victory over A-D-M in their Class 3A, Substate 8 opener Monday in Glenwood.

    The Rams (20-2) hit 11 of their first 16 shots and led by as many as 35 points in a the first half that saw them take a 54-21 lead into halftime.

    “We shot the ball really well,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the game. “And it wasn’t just one or two guys shooting it well, we shot well as a team. I’m not sure what we shot but it had to be pretty good.”

  • State Wrestling Tournament:...

    DES MOINES – There are 60 wrestling programs in Class 3A, Iowa’s largest class.

    By enrollment, Glenwood is the third smallest.

    On the wrestling mat, for the third straight season, Glenwood came up among the biggest.

    The Rams, capped a third straight top 10 finish at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament by placing sixth.

  • Quiet Champion

    For most wrestlers, winning a state title elicits an unmistakable out-pouring of emotion.    

    There’s the guttural scream. The leap into a coaches arms. The dropping to the knees as tears pour out.

    Caleb Sanders, seconds after winning his first state title with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Dubuque Hempstead’s Dylan Olson before a crowd of 20,000 at the Wells Fargo Arena, had his own ideas of celebration

  • Heelan ends Rams’ season in...

    SIOUX CITY – Sioux City Bishop Heelan used a mix of defenses and an aggressive offensive attack to open the game on an 18-5 run and cruised to a 60-20 victory to end the Rams’ season Saturday in the Class 4A, Regional semifinals in Sioux City.

    The Rams (8-14) never got on track offensively as the Crusaders built a 32-10 halftime lead.

  • Knights’ post-season run ends in...

    Boyer Valley used a 14-2 second quarter run to pull away from Fremont-Mills for a 62-42 win in the Class 1A, Region 7 semifinals in Treynor Friday.

    The loss ends the Knights’ season with a record of 15-10. The state rated Bulldogs (20-2) advanced to Monday’s regional final against Exira/Elk-Horn-Kimballton. Results of that game were not available at press time.

  • F-M falls to Exira/EHK in...

    Basketball is a game of runs.

    Fremont-Mills is all too well aware of that fact.

    After using a 13-1 run to take its first lead late in the first half and a 10-3 run to open the second half, the Knights opened up a lead that swelled to as many as nine points.

    But a fourth quarter cold streak that led to a 12-2 run by Exira/EHK proved the difference as Fremont-Mills’ season came to an end in a 64-57 loss in the Class 1A, District 14 first round at Council Bluffs St. Albert Thursday.

  • Rams' Sanders will wrestle...

    DES MOINES - For the third straight season, a Glenwood wrestler will compete for a state title.

    The Rams’ Caleb Sanders, the top ranked heavyweight entering the tournament, will face No. 4 ranked Dylan Olson of Dubuque Hempstead in Saturday night’s sold out finals at the Wells Fargo Arena.

    Sanders pinned his way to the semifinals Friday night, where, looking determined and focused, he dispatched Griffen Liddel of Bettendorf 9-3 to reach Saturday’s finals.

  • Rams send seven to state

    As far as district titles go, it wasn’t a perfect finish.

    As finishes go, it was as perfect as Glenwood Coach Brad Asche had hoped.

    Glenwood had seven wrestlers reach the finals in the respective weight classes at the Class 3-A District 8 Championship in Waukee Saturday and all seven punched their ticket to this week’s state tournament.

    “We were really close to going seven for seven on district championships but we had a couple guys that had to take a different route,” Asche said.

  • Second half run carries Knights...

    A 17-2 run that bridged the second and third quarters blew open a 21-21 game and lifted Fremont-Mills to a 51-27 victory over West Harrison in the Class 1A, Region 7 opening round Thursday in Tabor.

    The Knights (14-9) used the 17-2 run – and out-scored the Hawkeyes’ 34-14 in the second half – to build a lead that swelled to as many as 23 after halftime.

  • Rams shoot lights-out in 82-43...

    Nate Kennedy tied a school-record with seven three-pointers and Glenwood hit a season-high 15 threes as a team in an 82-43 victory over Denison in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball on Senior Night in Glenwood Saturday.

    The Rams (18-2) shot 63.5 percent from the field (33-of-52), including 15-of-24 from behind the arc while eclipsing 80 points for sixth time this season.

    “It was a great shooting night for us,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.