Today's Sports

  • Knights rally in final minutes...

    MALVERN - All night, Fremont-Mills’ Parker Powers had been bottled up by bracket coverage, double teams and an aggressive East Mills defense.

    None of that mattered on perhaps the biggest play of the game.

    Following Sam Phillips’ game tying two-yard touchdown run, Powers’ leapt over a Wolverine defender and snagged a Phillips’ pass to give his team the lead for good with just 1:39 to go in the No. 1 ranked Knights’ 24-22 victory on Homecoming Night in Malvern Friday night.

  • Big second quarter lifts...

    CRESTON - Glenwood exploded for 28 points in the second quarter to blow open a 14-14 ball game and cruised to its fifth straight victory of the season with a 56-35 victory on the road at Creston Friday.

    The Rams matched a season-high in points and racked up 505 yards in downing the 3-2 Panthers. The Rams’ 5-0 start to the season is the best in school history.

  • Rams third, sixth at Harlan...

    HARLAN - The Glenwood girls placed third and the boys sixth at the Harlan Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday.

    Denison won the girls team title with 47 points while Underwood’s Karley Larson won the individual crown with a top time of 19:25.08.

    The Glenwood girls finished with 101 points, 11 points behind runner up Harlan.

    The Rams’ Aubrey McIntyre finished with a time of 21:03.15 to place seventh overall. Kate Kaufman added an 11th place finish and Lacey Jackson a 22nd place showing.

  • Glenwood storms to 4-0 start

    The beat goes on for the undefeated Glenwood football team.

    The Rams dominated Winterset on both sides of the line of scrimmage Friday night on their way to a 42-13 Class 3A, District 8 win at Ram Memorial Field. With the victory, the 2015 Rams became the first Glenwood team in 35 years to start the season 4-0.

    “I’m really proud of the kids. Winterset’s a really good team,” Glenwood coach Cory Faust said. “We played well in all aspects of the game.”

  • Strong second half carries East...

    MALVERN - “Halftime adjustments” is one of the most popular coach speak clichés.

    But in the case of East Mills, it was a perfect description of the Wolverines’ second half against Stanton in a showdown of unbeatens in Eight-Man, District 8 football.

    After a lackluster first half, the Wolverines out-scored the Vikings 26-8 after halftime while allowing just 98 total yards in a 40-24 victory in Malvern.
    A few tweaks to the Wolverine defense – yes, during halftime – made all the difference.

  • Knight defense shuts out second...

    Another district game, another shutout for Fremont-Mills.

    For the second time in as many weeks, the Knight football team shut out an Eight-Man, District 8 opponent, rolling over Nishnabotna 52-0 on Friday.

    The Knights (4-0), a week after shutting out Sidney 48-0, scored 31 points in the first quarter and led 45-0 at the half.

  • Ram cross country second at Red...

    Aubrey McIntyre, Kate Kaufman and Katelyn Wilwerding all placed in the top 10 to pace the Glenwood girls cross country team to a second place showing the at the Red Oak Invitational last Monday.

    Harlan edged Glenwood 41 to 43 in the standings to take the team crown. The Rams’ second place showing matched their highest finish since winning the Corning Invite in 2010.

    The Rams’ junior varsity and middle school teams swept the team titles.

  • Glenwood volleyball sweeps...

    Glenwood scored the first nine points of game one and never trailed in a 25-8, 25-13, 25-23 sweep of Shenandoah in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball last Tuesday.

    The Rams (11-6 overall, 2-1 in the conference) recorded 33 kills in the win and hit .361 on a balanced hitting night.

    Overall, I was happy with how  we played,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus.

  • Wolverine volleyball finishes 2-...

    The East Mills volleyball team finished 2-2 at the East Union Volleyball Invitational Tournament Saturday in Afton.

    The Wolverines (11-7 overall, 3-1 in the Corner Conference) opened pool play with a 2-1 record, earning wins over Lamoni (21-16, 21-4) and Truro/I-35 (21-19, 21-16) before dropping their pool final to East Union 22-14, 21-18, 14-16.

    Winterset knocked the Wolverines out in the semifinals, 19-25, 13-25

  • Rams rack up 546 yards in victory

    ATLANTIC - It’s hard to imagine a better offensive night for the Glenwood football team.

    A season-high 546 yards, including 288 rushing and 258 passing. A 28 point second quarter. A 10-year high 56 points.

    Oh, and the Rams just happened to move to 3-0 with their dominating 56-6 victory over Atlantic in the Class 3A, District 8 opener for both teams Friday in Atlantic.