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Today's Sports

  • Glenwood crowns three at Dan...

    Going up against some of the best competition from both Iowa and Nebraska, the Glenwood wrestling team crowned three individual champions and finished second in the team standings at the Dan Hill Invitational in Harlan Saturday.

    The Rams’ finished with 239 points behind team champion Gretna, Neb. The Dragons, who had six individual champions in Harlan, won the Class B (second largest class) state dual in Nebraska last season and finished second at the traditional state tournament.

  • Rams score first win of season

    Glenwood used a 17-2 second quarter run to pull away for a  62-48 victory over Creston in a Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball home game Friday.

    After dropping their first two games to open the season, the Rams (1-2 overall, 1-0 in the conference) trailed 15-9 after a quarter before their second quarter run put them ahead 26-17 at halftime.

    “A great defensive effort in the second quarter allowed us to take the lead going into half time,” said Glenwood coach Katy Bowen.

  • Wolverines rebound to earn first...

    East Mills out-scored Woodbine 22-14 to rally for a 39-36 victory over Woodbine in a non-conference girls basketball tilt last Tuesday in Malvern.

    Rachel Schafer and Alex Knop each scored 11 points to lead East Mills. Knop added 12 rebounds. Gracee Meyer scored nine points and grabbed a game-high 16 rebounds. In all, the Wolverines grabbed 55 rebounds as a team.

  • Glenwood stays perfect in 71-31...

    Nate Mohr scored 19 points and Christian Stanislav 17 as Glenwood improved to 2-0 on the season with a 71-32 victory over Creston in boys Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday in Creston.

    The Rams, who have topped 70 points in both wins this season, ran out to a 20-7 first quarter lead then blew the game open out-scoring the Panthers 28-5 in the third quarter.

  • Rams can’t hold on in season-...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - The Glenwood girls led by as many as 10 in the first half but couldn’t put a scrappy Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson away in a 48-42 season-opening loss last Tuesday in Council Bluffs.

    The Rams led for most of three and a half quarters before the Yellowjackets put together a 8-0 fourth quarter run to take the lead for good.

    Glenwood coach Katy Bowen said felt she felt like this victory slipped through her team’s fingers.

  • Knights’ Hontz named District 7...

    Fremont-Mills’ Andrew Hontz is the Eight-player, District 7 Defensive Player of the Year and one of seven Knights to earn first team recognition on the all-district team released last week.

    District coaches tabbed Hontz, a senior, as a first team selection on the defensive line and as a utility player on the offense in addition to defensive player of the year honors. Hontz recorded 76 tackles, 17 tackles for loss and nine sacks this season.

    CAM quarterback Thomas Hensley was the offensive player of the year.

  • All-Mills County Volleyball

    First Team

    H/L Sierra Stouder, Sr., Glenwood *

    Split year as a hitter and a libero, finishing with

    87 kills and team-best 319 digs.

    H Emily Todd, Sr., Glenwood

    Senior hitter led the Rams with 144 kills.

    H Sophie Phillips, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Led the Knights with 202 kills this season.

    H Alex Knop, So., East Mills

    Smacked down 294 kills for Wolverines while

    adding 234 digs.

    S Rachel Schafer, Sr., East Mills

  • All-Mills County Football

    Offense

    QB Mason Vanatta, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Threw for 1,537 yards and ran for 1,165 yards

    with 42 total TDs.

    RB Noah Carter, Jr., Glenwood

    Rams’ big back rushed for 987 yards and 20 TDs

    RB Jaeger Powers, Jr., Fremont-Mills

    Shifty back gained 1,126 yards and 11 TDs on the ground.

    WR Dylan Schroeder, Sr., East Mills

    Hauled in 32 passes for 439 yards and 7 TDs.

    WR Cody Buresh, Sr., Glenwood

    Rams’ top receiving target pulled in 23 catches

  • Nightmare ending for Knights

    CEDAR FALLS - Remsen St. Mary’s seemed to have all the answers and all Fremont-Mills had was questions.

    The undefeated Hawks answered the Knights’ offense with a stingy defense that pitched a first half shutout and then and had all the right calls offensively to sprint out to a 30-0 lead en route to a 51-6 victory over the Knights in the Eight-man semifinals at the UNI Dome in Cedar Falls Thursday.

  • Janesville too much for...

    The good news: East Mills got better as the match went on.

    The bad news: So did Janesville.

    The Wolverines, making their first state tournament appearance, opened their quarterfinal match against top ranked, two-time defending state champion Janesville, were jittery, coach Connie Blank said.

    “We finally got our bearings and settled down after that first set and started improving and by the third set, we played much better,” Blank said. “I think we had to get some nerves out. Janesville is just a very, very good team.”