Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.