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Today's Sports

  • Knights get first win of...

    The Fremont-Mills football team got its first win of the season with a 59-6 victory over Whiting Community Friday.

    The Knights (1-1) didn’t roll up huge offensive numbers but they controlled throughout.

    “I thought we played very well,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen. “We were able to kind of do what we want. We had some hiccups here and there which happens in high school football. They gave us short fields a lot, so just looking at our stats, we weren’t that impressive.”    

  • East Mills struggles at Clarinda...

    The East Mills volleyball team ran into trouble early and never seemed to get into rhythm while losing all six of its matches at the Clarinda Volleyball Invitational on Saturday.

  • Rams third at A.L. Invite

    Lizzy Young, Molly Dean  and Natalie Shearer all placed in the top 20 as the Glenwood girls cross country team placed third at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Invitational.

    Young placed sixth with a time of 17:31 while Dean was 10th in 17:57 and Shearer 18th with a time of 18:16. Young’s time smashed the school record for the Iowa Western Community College course by more than 30 seconds.

    Hayley Matthews and Jacy Embray were the team’s fourth and fifth place runners helping the Rams to their third place showing.

  • Glenwood teen killed in Thursday...

    Tanner Porter had the smile to match the twinkle in his eyes.

    “Tanner was a very kind, kind young man,” said Glenwood Community High School guidance counselor Kathleen Loeffelbein. “He had a beautiful smile and this twinkle in his eye. He made other people’s day brighter. He was a beloved student. He knew a lot of people and touched so many people with his kindness.”

    Porter, 17, died Thursday at the University of Nebraska Medical Center following injuries he suffered in a one-vehicle accident north of Glenwood.

  • Peckham, Chavez drop two at...

    Glenwood seniors Cole Peckham and Max Chavez took their 9-4 doubles record into the Class 1A State Tennis Doubles Tournament Friday in Waterloo as the No. 6 seed.

    Peckham and Chavez lost their first match of the tournament to the LeMars tandem of Matt Ellefson and Josh Sluiter 7-6 (10-8), 6-3.

  • 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.”