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Today's Sports

  • Rams open season with shutout

    It’s hard to imagine the Glenwood football team getting off to a better start than it did in Friday’s opener against Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln.

    The Rams scored on its first possession of the game, then its next four series and led 32-0 before the Lynx had amassed a single offensive yard or first down en route to a 45-0 victory.

  • Lessons to learn in Wolverines’...

    Youthful errors, players in different positions, and a skilled, athletic opponent from Stanton led to a 36-0 season-opening defeat for the East Mills football team Friday in Malvern.

    Despite the loss, the Wolverines – without a senior on the roster – began to hold their own physically as the game wore on.

  • Glenwood rugby star looking to...

    It’s said rugby is a hooligans sports played by gentleman.

    Isaac Bales can’t argue with the gentleman aspect of the game of rugby but one gets the feeling, he’s okay with the hooligan part too.

  • 2016-2017 The Opinion-Tribune’s...

    Ask Fremont-Mills football coach Jeremy Christiansen who is the best athlete among the three Phillips brothers he has coached, and the coach laughs and quips, “You’re not going to catch any fish on that one today.”

    “They’re all very good athletes, we’ll put it that way,” the diplomatic Knights’ coach said of the brothers’ Phillips, Seth, Spencer and Sam. “They each have their own strengths.”

  • 2016-2017 The Opinion-Tribune’s...

    Janette Schraft’s high school varsity resume includes eight varsity letters, eight state track meet medals –  including a quartet of gold medals – and a top 11 finish at the state track meet.

    And she’s just a sophomore.

  • Everything is sweet at Glenwood’...

    Have a craving for something sweet?

    There’s a good chance you’ll find something to your liking at Glenwood’s newest business – Sugar Makery.
    As its name suggests, Sugar Makery is all things sweet.

    “Every thing we make is made with sugar,” co-owner Malcom McCue said.

    Located at 204 Sharp St., in a building that previously housed ice cream shops and restaurants, Sugar Makery is a popcorn shop, candy store and more.

  • 2017 All-Mills County Baseball...

    2017 All-Mills County

    Baseball & Softball Teams

     

    Baseball

    IF Dylan Schroeder, Jr., East Mills

    Shortstop hit .500, drove in 28 runs and smacked 9 doubles.

     

    IF Nate Laughlin, Jr., Fremont Mills

    Led Knights with a .406 average, 22 RBIs and 24 stolen bases.

     

    IF Cole Loeffelbein, Sr., Glenwood

    Captain hit team-best .406 with 5 HRs and 31 RBIs.

     

    IF Ethan Fisher, So., Glenwood

  • St. Albert blanks Knights in...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Brandon Williams was perfect.

    Literally.

    The Council Bluffs St. Albert right-hander tossed a perfect five inning game in the Falcons’ 10-0 victory over Fremont-Mills in the Class 1A, District 14 semifinals Thursday.

    In addition to not allowing a hit, Williams fanned nine and did not walk a batter in the shutout victory.

  • Rams fall in district...

    The Glenwood baseball team learned a hard lesson in life Friday.

    When given opportunities – in life or on the baseball diamond – it’s crucial to take advantage of them.

    The Rams stranded six runners on base, twice failing to score with a runner on third base and one out and never found their rhythm offensively in a 2-1 loss to Denison  the Class 3A, District 16 post-season opener.

    The loss for the Rams was the first to the Monarchs after sweeping a double-header earlier this season.

  • Central Decatur downs Knights

    Central Decatur jumped out to a 9-0 lead and cruised to a 16-3 victory over Fremont-Mills in boys baseball in Malvern Saturday.

    The Knights (7-6) struggled defensively against the Cardinals, amassing five errors that led to seven unearned runs. In all, five Knights pitchers combined to allow 11 hits and walk six.

    Beau Malcom had two doubles to lead the Knights. Jacob Jenkerson added two hits and drove in a run and Nate Laughlin singled and drove in a run.