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  • Meyer’s layup lifts Wolverines...

    TABOR — Fremont-Mills’ hopes of an undefeated Corner Conference boys basketball season came crashing down Friday night as Noah Meyer’s putback with 38 seconds left lifted East Mills to a 57-56 victory Friday in the Lied Gymnasium.

  • East Mills advances six to...

    TRI-CENTER - The East Mills wrestling team advanced to this Saturday’s Class 1A, District Wrestling Meet with a second place showing at sectionals in Tri-Center Saturday.

    The Wolverines had six district qualifiers, second only to sectional champion Logan-Magnolia’s 11. East Mills’ Ben Christiansen (120 pounds), Alec Moorman (132), Luke Stortenbecker (145), Josh Hopkins (152), Nick Perkins (220) and Anthony Ossman (285) were among the district qualifiers.

    Moorman, Hopkins, Perkins and Ossman all won their weight classes.

  • Wolverines 2-1 at Shenandoah

    The East Mills wrestling team went 2-1 in quadrangular at Shenandoah last Tuesday.

    The Wolverines recorded victories over Griswold 48-6 and Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 45-17. The lone loss came to the host Mustangs, 42-30.

    “We have been working on trying to create more opportunities to score in matches recently,” said East Mills coach Claude Lang. “We did a great job of taking chances and just ‘going for it.’”

  • Hot shooting lifts Glenwood past...

    Glenwood hit 6-of-10 first half three pointers and 13 different Rams scored in a 72-38 rout of Clarinda in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball last Tuesday.

    The Rams (8-8 overall, 4-4 in the conference) turned a nine-point lead after a quarter into 35-15 halftime lead thanks to some hot shooting from the perimiter and patience on the offensive end.

  • Currin comes up big in win

    Logan Currin scored 21 points and Keegan Wederquist 16 to lead East Mills to a 56-49 victory over Sidney in Corner Conference boys basketball Friday.

    The Wolverines (11-5 overall, 10-3 in the conference) used a 25-15 third quarter run to pull away from the Cowboys.

    Currin hit 6-of-8 three pointers en route to his team-high 21 points. Wederquist added 12 rebounds and a pair of steals.

    Jacob Cain and Dylan Lucas paced Sidney with 12 points each.

    East Mills 57,

    Stanton 46

  • Malcom first, Rams fourth at...

    Matt Malcom won his second straight conference wrestling title and Glenwood finished fourth in the team standings at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Tournament Saturday in Glenwood.

    Creston edged Council Bluffs Lewis Central 245 to 235 in the team scores to wrap up its fourth straight conference crown. The Panthers finished with three individual champs and 10 top six finishers.
    The Rams finished fourth with 213 points, 10.5 behind third place Clarinda.

  • East Mills offense struggles in...

    MALVERN - East Mills scored a season-low two first-quarter points and that was just one of the offensive low points for the Wolverines in a 32-26 loss to Griswold Friday in a non-conference boys basketball showdown.

    The Wolverines (5-2 overall, 5-1 in the Corner Conference) 26 points were a season-low – their fewest in a game since a 45-28 loss to Underwood Dec. 2, 2010 – as were their 24 field goal attempts, 11 field goal makes and six free throw attempts. They also had a season-high 19 turnovers in a rough-and-tumble post-Christmas break loss.

  • Glenwood falls at Red Oak, 50-46

    RED OAK – Micayla Taylor’s pair of three pointers in the final three minutes lifted Red Oak to a 50-46 come-from-behind victory over Glenwood in Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball Friday.

    Taylor, a senior guard, proved to be the difference in the game thanks to her two three-pointers coming from the exact same spot at the top of the key just a minute apart. Taylor had a season-high 10 points for the night.

  • Rams score win on road

    RED OAK - The Glenwood boys basketball team opened 2015 with a 58-45 win over Red Oak Friday in Hawkeye 10 Conference play.

    The win snapped a two-game losing skid for the Rams (3-4 overall, 2-4 in Hawkeye 10 Conference).

    “It’s huge,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the game. “You go on break for two weeks and it’s important you come in that first game and get that win and get some momentum and get some confidence going into Tuesday’s game against Clarinda.”

  • Knight defense dooms East Mills

    MALVERN - Fremont-Mills’ defense proved to be its best offense in a 47-21 victory over East Mills in Corner Conference girls basketball last Tuesday in Malvern.

    The Knights (3-0 overall, 2-0 in the Corner Conference) struggled to find their own shooting touch on the offensive end but countered with a smothering, full court man-to-man defense that held the Wolverines (2-2 overall, 1-2 in the conference) to just eight first half points and one field goal the final 12 minutes of the opening half.