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Today's Sports

  • Wolverines place third at East...

    The East Mills volleyball team finished 3-1 and placed third at the East Union Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Afton.

    The Wolverines (9-8 overall, 3-1 in the Corner Conference) finished 3-0 in pool play by defeating Lamoni 21-5, 21-17, Mt. Ayr 24-22, 12-21, 15-12 and East Union 21-14, 17-21, 15-9.

    East Mills fell to Shenandoah in the semifinals 26-28, 11-25 to finish third.

  • Knights go on road for 59-14...

    The Fremont-Mills football team improved to 4-0 on the season with a 59-14 victory on the road at Nishnabotna Friday.

    The Knights racked up 340 total yards, including 252 on the ground behind  a pair of 100-yard rushing games by Spencer Phillips and Parker Powers.

    Phillips finished with 119 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries and Powers ran for 101 yards and a score on just six carries.

  • Rams drop third straight close...

    Six points.

    A touchdown here, a couple of field goals there.

    That’s the sum total of the difference between Glenwood being potentially 4-0 and not its current 1-3 following Friday’s third straight close loss of the season in a 12-8 setback at Winterset.

    After opening the season with a 41-24 victory over Red Oak, the Rams have dropped three straight by a total of six points.

  • Fillies’ attack too much for...

    Shenandoah pounded down a season-high 52 kills in a 21-25, 25-18, 24-26, 13-25 victory over Glenwood in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball action last Tuesday.

    Glenwood (9-7 overall, 1-2 in the conference), who lost middle blocker Kali Mumm just five minutes before the start of when she suffered an injury, was forced to play with a juggled lineup. The Rams never seemed to recover or find their rhythm.

  • Knights, Wolverines renew their...

    As high school football schedules traditionally go, the homecoming date has typically been reserved for an easy victory for the home fans.

    On Friday, Eight-Man No. 1 ranked and 4-0 Fremont-Mills host a home football game celebrating the Knights’ homecoming weekend.

    But there’s no cupcake on the schedule.

  • Rams sixth at Red Oak...

    RED OAK - The Glenwood girls placed sixth at the Red Oak Cross Country Invitational Monday at the Red Oak Country Club.

    Griswold had the top individual place winner in Alyx Flipping but Harlan won the team title with four runners among the top 11 to edge the Tigers 47 to 49 in the standings.

    The Rams finished with 119 points running without No. 1 runner Hayley Matthews, who sat out the race but will return for next Tuesday’s meet at Creston.

  • Wolverine comeback comes up...

    STANTON — Stanton built a 36-0 lead but had to hold on late in a 66-54 upset of Eight-Man, No. 5 East Mills Friday night in Stanton.

    “Our kids played well,” Stanton Football Coach Jeff Grebin said. “We found a way to pull off a win and we’re just excited with what the future holds.”

    Stanton (2-2 overall, 2-0 district) got their lead to 36-0 at halftime, thanks to a late touchdown catch in the half by wide receiver Brady Johnson.

  • Knights survive first district...

    TABOR - Sam Phillips ran for a career-high 134 yards and two touchdowns as Fremont-Mills recorded a season-high 432 total yards of offense in a 51-12 rout of Sidney in the Eight-Man, District 8 opener for both teams Friday.

    “From most aspects, I think we played fairly well,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen. “Defensively, we had some breakdowns, a couple of coverage breakdowns, but obviously, the score was where we wanted it to be.”

  • Rams sixth at LC cross country...

    Ross Van Slyke and Cuentin Gray both placed in the top 20 as the Glenwood boys cross country team finished sixth as a team at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Cross Country Invite Saturday at Iowa Western Community College.

    The Rams’ finished with 144 team points. Harlan was the team champion with four runners among the top 14 place winners and 53 team points.

    Van Slyke placed 16th for Glenwood with a time of 18:04. Gray was right behind with a time of 18:18 to place 18th.

  • Glenwood 4-1 at Atlantic Tourney

    The Glenwood volleyball team won four of five matches at the Atlantic Volleyball Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams (9-6 overall, 1-1 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) finished as co-champions with Treynor and Council Bluffs St. Albert at the tournament.Glenwood defeated Winterset 21-9, 23-21, Underwood 21-14, 21-14, Treynor 21-19, 21-14 and Atlantic 21-16, 21-7. Glenwood’s lone loss came to Council Bluffs St. Albert 10-21, 21-13, 5-15.