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  • East Mills places third at...

    East Mills bounced back from a semifinal loss to sweep Fremont-Mills 25-15, 25-16, 26-24 for third place at the Corner Conference Volleyball Tournament Thursday in Tabor.

    The Wolverines (20-8 overall, 5-1 in the conference) played a complete match against the Knights (16-15 overall, 3-3 in the conference), hitting .313 as a team with 37 kills and digging up 51 balls on defense with 11 blocks.

  • Glenwood runs wild in 49-13 win

    For the second straight week Glenwood rushed for more than 400 yards and for the second straight week the Rams found themselves on the winning end of a lopsided Class 3A, District 7 clash.

    Glenwood scored the first 29 points of the game and dominated from the opening kick off with 462 yards rushing in a 49-13 victory over Creston Friday.

  • Wolverines’ get quick start...

    Nate Richardson returned the opening kick off for a touchdown and East Mills got off to the fast start it needed in a 36-6 victory over Essex in Eight-man, District 7 football on a rainy and wet night in Essex Friday.

    Richardson snagged the opening kickoff and raced 73 yards for the Wolverines first score.

    On the Trojans’ opening offensive possession they fumbled the ball into their own endzone. Essex recovered the fumble but the safety gave east Mills a 10-0 lead less than a minute into the game.

  • Glenwood girls top field at...

    HARLAN - For the second time in three days, the Glenwood girls came out on top.

    After Tuesday’s title at the Creston Invitational, the Rams bested the field at the Harlan Cross Country Invitational Thursday to take home another meet championship.

    The Rams were led by Lacey Jackson’s seventh place finish. Jackson was followed closely by teammates Kate Kaufman (eighth), Aubrey McIntyre (ninth) and Katelyn Malcom (12th).

  • Rams trample Denison

    DENISON - Glenwood rushed for a season-high 390 yards and scored the game’s first 31 points in a 52-14 victory on the road at Denison Friday.

    “This was our most complete game,” said Glenwood coach Cory Faust. “I thought we were pretty solid in all three phases for the most part. We’ve been really struggling on offense, especially in the first half of games. So I thought it was big we forced a turnover on their second possession and we were able to punch it in. That kind of got the monkey off our backs.”

  • East Mills runner-up at Mount Ayr

    The East Mills volleyball team went undefeated in pool play and finished second at the Mount Ayr Volleyball tournament on Saturday.

    The Wolverines (11-5 overall, 3-0 in the Corner Conference) downed Martinsdale-St. Mary’s 21-9, 21-9, Winterset 16-21, 21-16, 15-9 and Interstate 35  21-10, 21-11.

    In the tournament semifinals, East Mills edged the host Raiders 25-22, 26-24.  

    “We stayed focused and on the attack throughout the match, and pulled it together to move on to the championship,” said East Mills coach Connie Blank.

  • Rams top field at LC Invite

    The Glenwood girls placed five runners among the top 13 spots to win the team title at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Cross County Invitational at Iowa Western Community College Saturday.

    The Rams’ Aubrey McIntyre led the way for a ninth place finish and was closely followed by teammates Lacey Jackson (10th), Kate Kaufman (11th), Katelyn Malcom (12th) and Abi Schultz (13th) to total 50 points and easily out-pace runner up Harlan’s 68 points.

  • Rams’ Sherry commits to sign...

    Glenwood’s Anthony Sherry has committed to wrestle at Iowa State next season.

    The Rams senior announced his pledge to sign with the Cyclones via Twitter.

    “Proud to announce that I have committed to Iowa State University to further my academic and athletic career! Go state!” Sherry’s Tweet read. A photo of Sherry flanked by Cyclones’ head coach Kevin Dresser accompanied the Tweet.

  • Glenwood sweeps Denison in Hawk-...

    Glenwood swept Denison 26-24, 25-13, 25-19 to win its second straight Hawkeye 10 Conference home match last Tuesday.

    “We made a few adjustments but it worked out in our favor,” said Glenwood coach Chelsey Harvey.

    The Rams (11-7 overall, 3-1 in the conference), didn’t light up the scoresheet with 21 kills on .097 hitting, but dominated defensively in the match with 42 digs as a team.

  • Fremont-Mills 2-2 at home tourney

    Fremont-Mills won two matches and lost two matches at it’s own Knight Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday in Tabor.

    The Knights (11-8 overall, 2-3 in the Corner Conference) recorded a pair of wins over East Atchison 21-18, 21-9 and 22-20, 21-13 and dropped decisions to Griswold 21-17, 21-17 and Sidney 21-5, 21-5.

    Sophie Phillips led Fremont-Mills with 14 kills.

    Kendall Reed dished up 16 assists in the tournament.

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