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Today's Sports

  • Glenwood into regional...

    Jordyn Hanshaw scored four goals as Glenwood routed Denison 10-0 in a Class 2A regional quarterfinal Friday.

    Hanshaw opened the Rams scoring onslaught just 3:22 into the game with her first of four goals on the night. Just 38 seconds after that first score, Alicia Leu added a second Ram goal.
    The Rams led 6-0 at halftime.

    “The girls played really well tonight and we are looking forward to Tuesday’s regional game,” said Glenwood coach Amy Benson.

  • East Mills working with DNR on...

    East Mills School District officials say a lagoon located on the elementary school campus near Hastings poses no health concerns for students or staff but the district will comply with an Iowa Department of Natural Resources request to more closely monitor water discharge levels.

  • GCSD tabs Meco-Henne for...

    Barring any unforeseen setbacks, Glenwood Community High School will break ground on its new auxiliary gymnasium and locker room in mid-September.

    On Monday, the Glenwood Community School District Board of Directors unanimously approved a construction bid of $3.22 million by Omaha-based contractors Meco-Henne to build the gymnasium addition on the northeast side of the high school that will house a new locker room and allow for an expanded weight room and wrestling room.

  • Glenwood wins team title at...

    The Glenwood boys track team opened the outdoor season by winning the team title at the Wolverine Relays at Olsen Stadium in Sioux City Saturday.

    The Rams’ edged Brandon Valley, S.D. 118.5 to 113 points in the team standings to earn their first team title of the season.

  • Last second shot lifts...

    Abby Hardie’s turnaround jumper with two seconds left lifted East Mills to a 43-42 victory over Essex on Friday.

    “The girls played their hearts out and definitely deserved this win,” said East Mills coach Jeff Laughlin. “We had a tough loss earlier this season to Underwood, and we have lost a couple of heartbreakers to Essex the past couple of years, so it felt great to be on the right end of it this time.”

  • East Mills drops opener, 66-38

     

    Shenandoah defeated East Mills 66-38 in the girls basketball opener for both teams last Tuesday in Malvern.

    The Wolverines 15-14 after the first quarter but were out-scored 52-23 over the final three quarters.

  • Glenwood’s Smith named first...

    The Iowa Newspaper Association released its all-state football teams in  Class 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A, A and Eight-Man last week.

    In a poll of state sportswriters, Glenwood senior Spencer Smith was selected as a first team member of the Class 3A first team offense. Smith led the Rams with 1,138 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns on 131 attempts this season. The 5-foot-10, 161 pounder also led Glenwood with 97 tackles and an interception on defense.

  • Glenwood harriers place seventh...

    The Glenwood boys cross country team placed seventh at the Pella Invitational Cross County Meet on Saturday.

    Iowa City West was the team champion with all five of their runners placed in the top 11 for a total of 31 points to easily out-pace second place Pella’s 68 points.
    Thomas Pollard of Gilbert ran away with the individual title with a time of 16:13.

  • Rams sweep Roncalli, South

    The Glenwood volleyball team improved to 5-2 on the season with a sweep of Omaha Roncalli and Omaha South at home Thursday.

    The Rams knocked Roncalli 25-15, 25-23 in the opener and then followed that up with a dominating sweep of South, 25-10, 25-8.

    “Very solid games for us,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus. “We had great passing and defense which allowed us to do more offensively.”

  • Jennings runs wild in Wolverine...

    Colby Jennings rushed for a career high 236 yards and East Mills got its first victory of the season with a 28-7 win over Shenandoah on Friday.

    The Wolverines led 22-0 after the first quarter and cruised to victory behind Jennings’ career night. The senior carried the ball 25 times, scored on a 99 yard touchdown and added a 62- yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter on defense, where he recorded seven tackles.

    Josh Hopkins added 60 yards and a touchdown rushing for East Mills.