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Today's Sports

  • Fremont-Mills falls in Corner...

        Stanton rode a 22-9 second quarter run to a 40-19 halftime lead and cruised into the finals of the Corner Conference Girls Basketball Tournament with a 71-48 victory over Fremont-Mills on Thursday.

  • Rams win second straight on road

        The Glenwood girls got 20 points from Grace Newman and 13 from Hailey Darrow in a 52-33 victory over Red Oak on Friday.
        The Rams (9-5 overall, 7-2 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) led throughout the game before pulling away in the fourth quarter.
        “We had some good stops, we rebounded well and we made shots,” Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein said. “Everybody seemed to knock down a shot in that run.”

    Glenwood 53,
    Creston 39

  • Vilisca’s run dooms Knights in...

        Villisca rattled off 21 straight points in an eight minute stretch of the first half to pull away from Fremont-Mills for a 52-36 victory in the Corner Conference tournament championship in front of a reporter-estimated crowd of 1,000 in Tabor’s Lied Gymnasium Saturday.

  • East Mills downs Heartland...

        East Mills opened the game on a 36-6 run and never looked back in a 67-30 rout of Heartland Christian in Corner Conference boys basketball on Friday.
        The Wolverines (9-3 overall, 7-2 in the conference) shot 50 percent from the field and grabbed 21 steals, while holding Heartland Christian to 26.8 percent shooting (11-of-41).
        Colden Hillyer led East Mills with 13 points and nine rebounds. Keegan Wederquist added 12 and Joe VanSant 11.

    Villisca 47,
    East Mills 36

  • Glenwood ice cold in loss to...

        Glenwood missed its first 12 shots, went scoreless for the first 10 minutes, found itself down 22-0 midway through the second quarter and never seemed to get into a rhythm in a 56-18 loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central on Friday.
        “We didn’t shoot it well, didn’t defend well, and they shot the ball really well,” said Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein. “They came with a lot of pressure and that got to us. We didn’t respond. They played a great game and we didn’t.”

  • Glenwood grapplers down L.C.,...

    The Glenwood wrestling team placed 10th out of 36 teams at the Basehor-Linwood, Kan. Bobcat Classic Wrestling Invitational this weekend.
    Cole Peckham (113 pounds) and Alex Killpack  (285) both placed at the tournament which features hundreds of wrestlers from Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Colorado.
    Killpack reached the finals and lost a close match to a top heavyweight from Mountain Range, Colo. Peckham could not continue in his bracket after injuring his shoulder.

  • Wolverine wrestlers 4-1 at...

        The East Mills wrestling team finished second at the Griswold Duals on Saturday.  
        The Wolverines defeated Griswold 42-37, Exira/Elk Horn-Kimballton 54-16, Corning 45-34, and Treynor 42-30.  Their only loss was to state-ranked No. 6 Tri-Center 45-33.  
        Heavyweight David Howell was the lone Wolverine on the all-tournament team going 5-0 on the day.  
        Justin Formhals (120 pounds), Lane Stortenbecker (138) and Colton Story (182) all went 4-1 on the day.

  • East Mills advances to Corner...

         The East Mills girls overcame a slow start to out-score Clarinda Academy 35-4 in the second half of a 67-30 victory in the opening round of the Corner Conference Girls Basketball Tournament.
        “We started out a little sluggish, but were able to open things up in the second half,” said East Mills coach Jeff Laughlin. “I thought that we played excellent defense all night. We limited them to four second half points.” 

  • Rams win OT thriller

        Momentum is fickle.
        Just ask Denison.
        One minute the Monarchs are up five points and in control of their Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball game at Glenwood last Tuesday.
        Less than 20 seconds and a Grant May 19-footer later, the game is tied and headed into overtime where Glenwood scores the first eight points of the extra frame to snatch a victory from the jaws of defeat in a 66-59 win before a reporter-estimated crowd of 400.

  • Five Wolverines in double-...

        East Mills had five players score in double-figures in a 86-43 rout of Heartland Christian in Corner Conference boys basketball on Friday.
        Keegan Wederquist led East Mills (4-2 overall, 4-1 in the conference) with 18 points while Colden Hillyer added 13, Joseph VanSant 14, Jacob Schafer 11 and Logan Currin 10.
        The Wolverines shot a blistering 57.3 percent from the field (36-of-61) and recorded 26 steals on defense.