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Today's Sports

  • Oh, So Close

    Every football game comes down to one or two plays that decide a game.

    In Glenwood’s District 8 match-up with Harlan Friday, that play was a touchdown pass to the corner of the endzone from the Cyclones’ Adam Juhl to tight end Trey Lansman.

  • Glenwood places two in top 10 at...

    Lizzy Young placed ninth in the girls race and Baker Cambridge was eighth in the Harlan Co-Ed Cross Country Invitational Saturday.

    The host Cyclones won the girls event 70 to 72 while the boys were edged out by Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, 43 to 48 for the team crown.

    The Cyclones’ Chris Brace won the individual title with a time of 17:41. The girls title went to Griswold’s Rebekah Topham in 14:28.

  • Glenwood sweeps Shen in Hawk-10

    Glenwood hit a season-high .409 as a team in a 25-13, 25-18, 25-14 sweep of Denison last Tuesday in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball.

    The Rams recorded 45 kills in the win, led by Halie Darrow and Courtney Magnussen with nine each. Seven different Rams recorded at least one kill.

    Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus credits much of her team’s offensive success to its defense.

  • Phillips scores four TDs in...

    Stanton rallied to cut the Fremont-Mills lead to within two scores to end the third quarter but a big fourth quarter secured the Knights a 56-20 victory on homecoming in Stanton Friday.

    Fremont-Mills (4-1) was able to put the Vikings away with three fourth -quarter touchdowns, two coming from Knight running back Spencer Phillips, who ran for 186 yards and scored four touchdowns on the night.

  • Wolverines ‘flat’ in loss to Lo-...

    A spirited Logan-Magnolia defensive effort and “flat” first half effort by East Mills spelled doom for the Wolverines in Class 1A, District 8 football Friday.

    Logan-Magnolia shut out East Mills while limiting them to a season-low 142 total yards in a 16-0 victory. The shut out is the first loss ever for the Wolverines where they failed to score.

  • Strong second half carries Rams...

    It was a tale of two halves Friday night for the Glenwood football team.

    After spitting and sputtering for most of the first half, the Rams’ offense came to life in the third quarter to fuel a 31-14 homecoming victory over Perry.

    “We felt we kind of beat ourselves in the first half,” Glenwood head coach Cory Faust said. “I credit our coaches for making adjustments for the second half and the players coming out and executing.”

  • East Mills stays perfect with win

    MALVERN – The East Mills football team gave Westwood a lesson in hard-nosed, old school football on Friday.

    The Wolverine defense was once again dominant holding the Rebels to less than 100 yards rushing – the fourth time in as many games they’ve done so – as the offense slugged and muscled it’s way for 309 yards rushing in a 37-6 district win.

  • Knights corral Cowgirls in...

    Fremont-Mills downed Sidney 25-12, 20-25, 26-24, 25-19 in Corner Conference volleyball last Tuesday.

    The Knights (10-3 overall, 3-1 in the conference) hit .154 as a team and recorded 41 kills.

    Taryn Williams led with 14 kills. Andrea McClary added nine and Macy Williams and Madison Powers had eight each.

    Delaney Langfelt finished with 36 set assists and nine digs.

    Knights sweep triangular

  • Glenwood third at Red Oak...

    The Glenwood girls cross country team placed third at the Red Oak Invitational last Monday.

    Griswold was the meet champion with 64 team points to runner up Harlan’s 75.

    The Rams finished with 97 team points for third.

    “The Rams again put in a solid performance at the meet,” said Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen.  “The Rams continue to improve on various parts of the race, which is leading to good efforts on the course.”

  • Fremont-Mills gets first...

    ESSEX - Score early and score often.

    That’s precisely what Fremont-Mills did as they defeated Essex/South Page Friday night 55-12 in 8-man District 8 football action.

    The Knights scored 34 points in the first half, 27 of which came in the first quarter of play, as they won their third game in a row.

    “It was a very physical game, but in the first half I thought we controlled the tempo and controlled all aspects of the game,” Fremont-Mills Head Coach Jeremy Christiansen said.