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Today's Sports

  • East Mills downs F-M in...

    MALVERN — Last Tuesday will go down as one of the more memorable moments for East Mills volleyball.

    East Mills rallied in the fifth game to score the 3-2 win over rival Fremont-Mills during last Tuesday’s conference opener.

    “This is like the No. 1 match that I’ve ever coached,” Wolverines Head Coach Connie Blank said. “It was amazing.”

    The Wolverines found themselves down 11-5 in the fifth game.

  • Wolverines improve to 3-0 with...

    MALVERN - For the second time in three games East Mills’ dominating running game and smothering defense shutout their opponent as the Wolverines improved to 3-0 on the season with a 44-0 victory over Nishnabotna in Eight-Man, District 8 football Friday.

    From the start, East Mills wanted to be fast and physical on both sides of the ball. And it showed as the Wolverines gained 211 yards rushing in a 24-0 halftime lead and then limited the Blue Devils (0-3 overall, 0-1 in the conference) to just 76 yards after halftime.

  • Glenwood suffers second straight...

    Glenwood’s Class 3A, District 8 opener against Atlantic Friday night was a game of missed opportunities.

    Twice, the Rams came up empty-handed after driving the football inside the Atlantic 2 yard line and on two more occasions Glenwood failed to put points on the scoreboard after getting to the front door of the Trojan red zone. Couple the missed scoring chances with a failed extra-point conversion on the one touchdown they did score, the Rams came away with a 7-6 loss, their second straight one-point setback.

  • Glenwood sweeps Atlantic in...

    The Glenwood volleyball team got eight kills from Kali Mumm and seven from Halie Darrow in a 25-15, 25-18, 25-15 sweep of Atlantic in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball Thursday.

    The Rams (5-4, 1-0 in the conference) racked up 32 kills in the win.

    Jana King recorded 16 set assists and Myranda Starner 11. Ram liberio Olivia Scarborough led the defense with 17 digs.

    Rams 2-4 at
    Harlan tourney

    The Glenwood volleyball team finished 2-4 against stiff competition at the Harlan Invitational Aug. 30.

  • East Mills has ‘tough day’ at...

    The East Mills volleyball team went 0-4 at the Clarinda Tournament on Saturday.

    The Wolverines dropped decisions to the host Cardinals 21-16, 21-15, to Treynor 24-22, 21-11, to Shenandoah 21-17, 21-11 and to Bedford 25-18, 26-24

  • Rams fall in double OT...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Wins and losses in football often come down to a handful of plays throughout the course of a game.

    In Glenwood’s 42-41 double-overtime loss to Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, it came down to the final two plays.

  • Darnold runs wild in 68-9 East...

    The East Mills football team racked up 540 total yards, including a career-high 223 yards rushing and four touchdowns from Cavin Darnold in a dominating 68-9 victory over West Harrison Friday in Malvern.

    “West Harrison had some good players and good skill but I think we got the better of them. I think we were the more prepared team,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin.”

    The Rams’ 540 total yards are a three-year high and their 418 rushing yards is among the top five rushing performances ever by the school in eight-man football.

  • Glenwood girls sixth, boys...

    The Glenwood girls placed sixth and the boys fourth at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Invitational on the campus of Iowa Western Community College on Saturday.

    In damp, cool conditions, the Sioux City East girls ran away with the team crown with four runners among the top 13 finishers. Harlan took home the title on the boys side with 51 team points.
    Missouri Valley’s Alexis Cook won the girls individual title with a time of 15:42 while Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s Eldon Warner was the boys champion in 16:49.

  • Knights tame Eagles early in 50-...

    WOODBINE - A lot of good, a little bit of bad.

    That’s how Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen would describe his team’s 50-20 season-opening victory over Woodbine Friday in Eight-Man football.

    Christiansen saw “lots of good” from his starters, who played just a quarter and a half as the Knights mounted a 43-0 lead, before giving way to the reserves.

  • Off and Running

    The Glenwood girls placed third and the boys fifth at the 40th annual Ram Invitational Cross Country Meet in Glenwood Lake Park Saturday.

    The Ram girls got a trio of top 10 finishes from Hayley Matthews (fifth), Natalie Shearer (seventh) and Jillian Finnegan (ninth) to rack up 74 team points.

    Harlan swept the boys and girls team titles. The Cyclone girls had five place winners among the top 12 runners while the boys placed three runners in the top four.