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Today's Sports

  • 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

  • Wolverines suffer 15-11 loss...

    The East Mills baseball team suffered a 15-11 road loss on Friday at Villisca.
    The Wolverines (2-7 overall, 2-4 in the Corner Conference) had led 7-2 after four innings but the Bluejays rallied to score seven runs in the fifth and four more in the sixth to pull away.

  • Knights win in extra innings

    Fremont-Mills pushed a run across in the top of the 10th inning to escape Sidney with a 5-4 victory on Friday.

    Mackenzy Lang was dominant on the hill for the Knights allowing five hits and four earned runs while striking out a career-high 16. But Lang didn’t factor in the decision as the sophomore gave way to senior Clayton Wilson for the final two innings. Wilson earned the win striking ouT five of the six batters he faced.

  • Ram bats quiet in 5-3 loss to...

    Sioux City East edged Glenwood 5-3 in a non-conference softball match last Wednesday.

    Both teams got off to good early starts at the plate with Glenwood leading 2-1 after an inning. But it was the Black Raiders’ offense that took control from there, scoring two more runs in the second and again in the fourth.

    “I was disappointed in our effort,” said Glenwood coach Tim Stanton. “We play the way we’re capable of playing. I give East credit, they played hard. And we looked like we were waiting for it to happen and it never did.”

  • F-M splits pair at Lennox tourney

    The Fremont-Mills softball team was 1-1 at the Lenox Softball Invitational on Saturday.

    The Knights (7-4 overall, 3-2 in the Corner Conference) dropped a 6-5 decision to host Lenox and earned a 11-1 win over Adair-Casey on Saturday.

    Kendall Fichter had six hits, including a home run and double in the two games. The senior catcher also drove in five runs and scored three runs.
    Madison Powers and Brandi Beem each added three hits.

    Powers took the loss in the circle against Lenox allowing five hits and three earned runs while striking out seven.