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Today's Sports

  • Glenwood suffers second straight...

    Glenwood’s Class 3A, District 8 opener against Atlantic Friday night was a game of missed opportunities.

    Twice, the Rams came up empty-handed after driving the football inside the Atlantic 2 yard line and on two more occasions Glenwood failed to put points on the scoreboard after getting to the front door of the Trojan red zone. Couple the missed scoring chances with a failed extra-point conversion on the one touchdown they did score, the Rams came away with a 7-6 loss, their second straight one-point setback.

  • Wolverines improve to 3-0 with...

    MALVERN - For the second time in three games East Mills’ dominating running game and smothering defense shutout their opponent as the Wolverines improved to 3-0 on the season with a 44-0 victory over Nishnabotna in Eight-Man, District 8 football Friday.

    From the start, East Mills wanted to be fast and physical on both sides of the ball. And it showed as the Wolverines gained 211 yards rushing in a 24-0 halftime lead and then limited the Blue Devils (0-3 overall, 0-1 in the conference) to just 76 yards after halftime.

  • East Mills downs F-M in...

    MALVERN — Last Tuesday will go down as one of the more memorable moments for East Mills volleyball.

    East Mills rallied in the fifth game to score the 3-2 win over rival Fremont-Mills during last Tuesday’s conference opener.

    “This is like the No. 1 match that I’ve ever coached,” Wolverines Head Coach Connie Blank said. “It was amazing.”

    The Wolverines found themselves down 11-5 in the fifth game.

  • Glenwood 4-1 at Atlantic Tourney

    The Glenwood volleyball team won four of five matches at the Atlantic Volleyball Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams (9-6 overall, 1-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) finished as co-champions with Treynor and Council Bluffs St. Albert at the tournament.Glenwood defeated Winterset 21-9, 23-21, Underwood 21-14, 21-14, Treynor 21-19, 21-14 and Atlantic 21-16, 21-7. Glenwood’s lone loss came to Council Bluffs St. Albert 10-21, 21-13, 5-15.

  • Rams sixth at LC cross country...

    Ross Van Slyke and Cuentin Gray both placed in the top 20 as the Glenwood boys cross country team finished sixth as a team at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Cross Country Invite Saturday at Iowa Western Community College.

    The Rams’ finished with 144 team points. Harlan was the team champion with four runners among the top 14 place winners and 53 team points.

    Van Slyke placed 16th for Glenwood with a time of 18:04. Gray was right behind with a time of 18:18 to place 18th.

  • Knights survive first district...

    TABOR - Sam Phillips ran for a career-high 134 yards and two touchdowns as Fremont-Mills recorded a season-high 432 total yards of offense in a 51-12 rout of Sidney in the Eight-Man, District 8 opener for both teams Friday.

    “From most aspects, I think we played fairly well,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen. “Defensively, we had some breakdowns, a couple of coverage breakdowns, but obviously, the score was where we wanted it to be.”

  • Rams fall in double OT...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Wins and losses in football often come down to a handful of plays throughout the course of a game.

    In Glenwood’s 42-41 double-overtime loss to Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, it came down to the final two plays.

  • Darnold runs wild in 68-9 East...

    The East Mills football team racked up 540 total yards, including a career-high 223 yards rushing and four touchdowns from Cavin Darnold in a dominating 68-9 victory over West Harrison Friday in Malvern.

    “West Harrison had some good players and good skill but I think we got the better of them. I think we were the more prepared team,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin.”

    The Rams’ 540 total yards are a three-year high and their 418 rushing yards is among the top five rushing performances ever by the school in eight-man football.

  • Glenwood girls sixth, boys...

    The Glenwood girls placed sixth and the boys fourth at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Invitational on the campus of Iowa Western Community College on Saturday.

    In damp, cool conditions, the Sioux City East girls ran away with the team crown with four runners among the top 13 finishers. Harlan took home the title on the boys side with 51 team points.
    Missouri Valley’s Alexis Cook won the girls individual title with a time of 15:42 while Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s Eldon Warner was the boys champion in 16:49.

  • East Mills has ‘tough day’ at...

    The East Mills volleyball team went 0-4 at the Clarinda Tournament on Saturday.

    The Wolverines dropped decisions to the host Cardinals 21-16, 21-15, to Treynor 24-22, 21-11, to Shenandoah 21-17, 21-11 and to Bedford 25-18, 26-24