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  • Fremont-Mills one win from state...

    With 1:49 remaining in the Eight-Man semifinals, Fremont-Mills was in unfamiliar territory.

    The Knights, who had not trailed in a game entering the playoffs, found themselves down 27-22.

    They needed just 40 seconds to change that.

  • Eight-Man Football Playoff...

    Thursday, 12:06 p.m. at the UNI Dome, Cedar Falls

    The Knights (12-0), making their third state semifinals appearance in five years and first since winning the 2011 state title, went relatively unchallenged in winning their first three playoff games by an average of 41.6 points per game in home blowouts. The Eagles (10-2) who have had a tougher route to Cedar Falls beat two ranked teams on the road only to face the top ranked Knights in the semifinals.

    Offense

  • Fremont-Mills heading back to...

    TABOR - It took all of 15 minutes in Friday’s quarterfinals for the Fremont-Mills football team to wrap up a trip to the UNI Dome and a spot in the Eight-Man semifinals for the third time in the last five years.

    The Knights scored on all eight of its first half possessions and had the game on a running clock with 7:44 to go in the first half with a 48-0 lead. With the outcome never in doubt, Fremont-Mills cruised to a 67-12 victory over Lamoni before a reporter-estimated crowd of 500 in Tabor.

  • Rams’ season ends in regionals

    CRESTON - There would be no comeback for Glenwood on this night.

    Just 18 days after the Rams rallied back from a 2-1 deficit in an emotional Senior Night victory, Creston smacked 62 kills and never let Glenwood back into the final game of a 26-24, 25-16, 21-25, 25-12 Panther victory in the Class 4A, Region 3 opening round last Monday.

  • Fremont-Mills volleyball one win...

    ATLANTIC - The Fremont-Mills volleyball team won its 15th match in a row with a 25-23, 25-9, 25-16 sweep of Ar-We-Va in the Class 1A, Region 2 semifinals Friday in Atlantic to advance to tonight’s regional final against Gehlen Catholic.

    The Knights (22-5) started slow against the Rockets, a surprise regional semifinalist with an 11-15 record, but finished strong in the final two games to reach the regional final for the second straight season.

  • Fremont-Mills advances to state...

    TABOR - With its running game stalled, Fremont-Mills turned to its passing game to punch holes in a fired up Melcher-Dallas defense and got a dominating performance from its own defense in a 51-14 Eight-Man playoffs second round victory Monday.

    Fremont-Mills will host Lamoni (10-1) in Tabor Friday in the state quarterfinals.

  • FOOTBALL PLAYOFFS PREVIEW

    The Knights (9-0) make their fifth straight playoff appearance hosting East Union (5-4) in the Eight-Man opening round Wednesday in Tabor.

    Offense

  • Rams sixth, eighth at state...

    CARROLL - Glenwood’s Cuentin Gray missed a state cross country bid by 17 seconds as the Ram boys placed sixth and the girls eighth at the Class 3A State Qualifying Cross Country Meet at Kuemper Catholic Thursday.

    Gray placed 13th with a time of 18:35. Sergeant Bluff-Luton’s Scott Miles was the 10th and final state qualifier in the boys meet with a time of 18:18.

    Bishop Heelan’s Alex Povone won the district individual championship with a time of 17:23 and led the Crusaders to the team title.

  • Kuemper downs Rams in regular-...

    Kuemper Catholic smacked down 36 kills  in a 25-14, 25-16, 25-21 sweep of Glenwood in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball last Tuesday.

    Glenwood (16-13 overall, 5-5 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) struggled with its hitting against the Knights (18-8 overall, 5-5 in the conference), finishing with a .115 kill efficiency and 22 kills.

    The Knights also had 11 blocks.

    Jana King led the Rams with six kills and 11 assists. Kali Mumm and Lyndie VanNess each recorded five kills.

    Libero Olivia Scarborough recorded 17 digs.

  • Knights wrap up district,...

    ESSEX - Fremont-Mills scored a season-high in points and recorded just a single first down in Friday’s 67-12 victory over Essex.

    With three kick returns for touchdowns and a school-record seven interceptions, the Knights’ defense dominated the field position game, wrapping up a perfect 9-0 regular season in Eight-Man, District 8 Friday.

    “Our special teams and defense gave us short fields to work with all night,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen.