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  • Glenwood splits twinbill with...

    The No. 5-ranked Glenwood baseball team split a non-conference road double-header with Class 3A, No. 9 Storm Lake on Friday.

    The Rams (25-7 overall, 16-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference)  won game one 9-6 behind a complete-game pitching performance by Tyler Jensen. The senior lefty struck out nine, scattered nine hits and walked just one.

    In the nightcap, Justin Fisher suffered his first loss of the season on the mound going the distance in a 6-2 loss to the Tornados. Fisher allowed six hits and struck out two with four of his six runs allowed being unearned.

  • Wolverines rally but come up...

    GRISWOLD — The East Mills softball season came to an end last Tuesday with the 11-6 loss to Griswold in the opening round of Class 2A regionals, but they didn’t go down without a fight.

    The Wolverines (7-16 overall, 5-7 in the conference) came from six runs down in the bottom of the seventh to force the game into extra innings.

  • Essex ends Knights’ season

    TABOR - Essex pitcher Haley Fundermann held Fremont-Mills scoreless through six innings while the Trojan offense smacked 13 hits to end the Knights’ season with a 9-3 victory in the Class 1A, Region 8 softball quarterfinals last Wednesday.

  • Stanton steps down as Rams’...

    Glenwood softball coach Tim Stanton is stepping down as the Rams’ softball coach after 11 seasons at the helm.

    Stanton actually came to his decision to step down after this season a few years ago. Stanton’s daughter Jaelin, a starting second baseman for the Rams this season, graduated this year.

  • Rams fall in 1-0 Harlan...

    Call it a fluke, a cruel twist of fate or a unlucky break – the result is the same.

    A pitch from Lisa Nebel got past catcher Bailey Starner and Harlan’s Logan Schaben slid in safely to score the game’s only run to end the Glenwood softball team’s season with a 1-0 loss in the Class 4A, Region 8 Quarterfinals at H. Jack Field Saturday.

  • Glenwood baseball splits with...

    The Glenwood baseball team stayed alive in the Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball title race with a split with Kuemper Catholic on Saturday in Carroll.

    The Rams (22-6 overall, 15-2 in the conference) dropped a 5-1 decision in game one and bounced back in the nightcap with a 15-4 victory.

    In game one, with a conference title potentially on the line for the Knights (22-6 overall, 16-2 in the conference) as well, Glenwood coach Bret Elam suspected his team would face the Knights’ ace in Chris Halbur (5-0).

  • Rams lock up second place in...

    With Harlan running away with the Hawkeye 10- Conference softball crown with a near perfect 17-1 record, Glenwood softball coach Tim Stanton knew his team was out of the title hunt heading into its final weekend of conference play.

    But second place, Stanton knew, was there for the taking if the Rams could get past Kuemper Catholic in a rain postponed double-header in Carroll on Saturday.

  • Big sixth inning dooms East Mills

    Nishnabotna scored seven runs in the top of the sixth inning to pull away from East Mills 11-6 in Corner Conference baseball on Friday.

    The game was knotted at 2-2 when the Blue Devils exploded for their big sixth inning. The Wolverines plated three runs in the bottom half of the frame and another in the bottom of the seventh but couldn’t rally.

    Michael Story was 2-for-4 with an RBI, a run scored and a stolen base for the Wolverines.

  • Rams 2-1 at Boone Tourney

    Glenwood dropped its opener at the Boone Invitational Softball Tournament before bouncing back to win its final two games over the weekend.

    “I think the three hour bus ride and a long week had us lagging a bit to start,” said Glenwood coach Tim Stanton.

    The Rams (16-9 overall, 6-4 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) actually started well against Saydel, leading 3-1 heading into the fifth inning before the Eagles plated five runs in the bottom of the fifth to pull away.

    Ram starter Lisa Nebel allowed 12 hits and six earned runs in the loss.

  • Sioux City East blanks Glenwood...

    Class 4A, top 10 ranked Sioux City East shut out Glenwood 10-0 on Friday in four innings.

    The Rams (15-4 overall, 9-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) struggled at the plate and in the field on Friday, amassing just two hits on offense – singles by Justin Fisher and Wyatt Schulz – and committing four errors on defense leading to four unearned runs.

    Cob Baker took the loss for Glenwood allowing 10 hits and six earned runs in three innings of work.

    Glenwood 13,
    Clarinda 2