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Today's Sports

  • Wolverines roll to 61-0 win

    MALVERN – East Mills scored early and often Friday night as the Wolverines overwhelmed visiting Clarinda Academy, 61-0.

    The win improved East Mills’ record to 2-0 on the young season and served as a final tune-up for the Wolverines before opening district play this week at (Oakland) Riverside.

  • Knights get first win of...

    The Fremont-Mills football team got its first win of the season with a 59-6 victory over Whiting Community Friday.

    The Knights (1-1) didn’t roll up huge offensive numbers but they controlled throughout.

    “I thought we played very well,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen. “We were able to kind of do what we want. We had some hiccups here and there which happens in high school football. They gave us short fields a lot, so just looking at our stats, we weren’t that impressive.”    

  • East Mills struggles at Clarinda...

    The East Mills volleyball team ran into trouble early and never seemed to get into rhythm while losing all six of its matches at the Clarinda Volleyball Invitational on Saturday.

  • Rams third at A.L. Invite

    Lizzy Young, Molly Dean  and Natalie Shearer all placed in the top 20 as the Glenwood girls cross country team placed third at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Invitational.

    Young placed sixth with a time of 17:31 while Dean was 10th in 17:57 and Shearer 18th with a time of 18:16. Young’s time smashed the school record for the Iowa Western Community College course by more than 30 seconds.

    Hayley Matthews and Jacy Embray were the team’s fourth and fifth place runners helping the Rams to their third place showing.

  • Glenwood teen killed in Thursday...

    Tanner Porter had the smile to match the twinkle in his eyes.

    “Tanner was a very kind, kind young man,” said Glenwood Community High School guidance counselor Kathleen Loeffelbein. “He had a beautiful smile and this twinkle in his eye. He made other people’s day brighter. He was a beloved student. He knew a lot of people and touched so many people with his kindness.”

    Porter, 17, died Thursday at the University of Nebraska Medical Center following injuries he suffered in a one-vehicle accident north of Glenwood.

  • Peckham, Chavez drop two at...

    Glenwood seniors Cole Peckham and Max Chavez took their 9-4 doubles record into the Class 1A State Tennis Doubles Tournament Friday in Waterloo as the No. 6 seed.

    Peckham and Chavez lost their first match of the tournament to the LeMars tandem of Matt Ellefson and Josh Sluiter 7-6 (10-8), 6-3.

  • Fremont-Mills volleyball one win...

    ATLANTIC - The Fremont-Mills volleyball team won its 15th match in a row with a 25-23, 25-9, 25-16 sweep of Ar-We-Va in the Class 1A, Region 2 semifinals Friday in Atlantic to advance to tonight’s regional final against Gehlen Catholic.

    The Knights (22-5) started slow against the Rockets, a surprise regional semifinalist with an 11-15 record, but finished strong in the final two games to reach the regional final for the second straight season.

  • Knights win fourth straight

    TABOR - The Fremont-Mills boys basketball team allowed just eight points in the first half and cruised to a 64-30 Corner Conference victory over Hamburg on Friday.

    The win was the Knights’ fourth straight and improved them to 9-8 overall, 6-3 in the conference.

    “We played really well, especially on the defensive end,” said Fremont-Mills coach Matt Thompson.

    The Knights were without leading scorer and rebounder Nate Meier but got 19 points off the bench from junior guard Joey Carlson.

  • 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.

  • East Mills working with DNR on...

    East Mills School District officials say a lagoon located on the elementary school campus near Hastings poses no health concerns for students or staff but the district will comply with an Iowa Department of Natural Resources request to more closely monitor water discharge levels.