Today's Sports

  • Fremont-Mills serves up victory

    Fremont-Mills recorded a season-high 14 aces in a 25-7, 25-13, 25-5 sweep of Clarinda Academy in Corner Conference volleyball Thursday.

    We had an overall good night,” said Fremont-Mills coach Tracy Malcom. “We really wanted to focus on speeding up our offense and concentrate on a perfect free ball pass every time. Our serving was strong and we had some girls really step up.”.

  • Glenwood moves to 2-0 with rout...

    Glenwood dominated Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson from the opening kickoff Friday night en route to a lopsided 45-6 victory at Ram Memorial Field.

    The Rams improved to 2-0 while the Yellowjackets remained winless on the young season.

    “I’m really proud of our team. I thought they played hard,” Glenwood coach Cory Faust said. “We’re starting to practice better and I was happy to see it pay off on game night.

  • Physical Wolverines dominate in...

    MONDAMIN - The East Mills football team’s game plan was simple in it’s first road game of the season: be physical on both sides of the ball.
    Mission accomplished.

    The Wolverines (2-0) set the tone early with a smashmouth, opening drive and then turned it over to their defense who dominated the line of scrimmage, limiting West Harrison to 12 net yards and zero first downs in the first half of a 52-16 victory at Mondamin Friday night.

  • Rams fourth at A.L. cross...

    The Glenwood boys and girls cross country teams both placed fourth at the 47th Annual Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Meet Saturday at Iowa Central Community College.

    Harlan took home the boys team title with 45 points. Glenwood was fourth with 143 team points.

    Phoenix Larned of Sioux City West took home the individual title with a time of 17:13.

  • Glenwood sweeps Atlantic in Hawk...

    Lyndie VanNess smacked 10 kills and Kaycee Clark eight to lead Glenwood in a 25-13, 25-11, 25-14 sweep of Atlantic in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball Thursday.

    “I was happy, overall, with our efforts,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus.  “We had a consistent offense and did a  good job covering the floor on defense.  Our blocking got better as the night progressed and we had numerous players that contributed to the win.”  

  • The Opinion-Tribune's...

    Macy Williams knows exactly when her competitive fire was lit.

    The Fremont-Mills graduate was a laid-back second grader playing in an Optimist basketball tournament. Her team, used to winning the tournament year in and year out, finished a disappointing third place.

    “I played so bad,” Macy said. “I cried all day.”

    And that’s when her mother, Jennifer, stepped in.
    “You can’t win everything so there’s two things you can do: quit or decide to get better,” Macy said her mother told her.

  • The Opinion-Tribune's Male...

    At 5-feet-9 inches and 160 pounds, Mackenzy Lang is rarely the biggest guy on the field, court or track.

    But rarer even are the times Lang isn’t one of the best athletes on the field, court or track.

    “I am in no way big,” Lang admitted. “I don’t have a lot of weight on me or height. I think there’s advantages to being bigger sure but I never saw my size as playing a part in how I played. I know what I can do and try and do my best every time.”

  • Rams 0-4 at Ankeny tournament

    The Glenwood softball team dropped four games last weekend at the Ankeny Softball Invitational.

    The Rams (11-8 overall, 9-6 in the conference) struggled to put runs on the board in the tournament that featured stiff competition but head coach Tom Horton thinks the competition can help his team heading into the post-season.

  • Glenwood falls on road at S.C....

    Sioux City East built a 7-1 lead after four innings to turn away Glenwood in a non-conference baseball Friday in Sioux City.

    The Rams (11-8 overall, 9-6 in the conference) found themselves down 3-0 after an inning and 7-1 after four before trimming the lead to 7-5 with a four run fifth. But the Black Raiders responded with three runs in the bottom of the frame to extend their lead.

  • Glynn inducted into Iowa Senior...

    Nothing was going to stop Kay Glynn from attending this year’s Iowa Senior Games.
    Certainly not surgery.

    Glynn wasn’t about to let previous surgeries keep her out of competing at the games. In 2013, Glynn had her hip resurfaced. A longtime osteoarthritis sufferer in her hip, Glynn got the surgery done late in the summer to alleviate the pain. Last year, Glynn tore her ACL, requiring another surgery.

    “It was back to surgery and I had to wait for another six months,” she said.