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Today's Sports

  • Glenwood rallies in second half...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - An out-of-synch first half gave way to a dominating second half as Glenwood rallied from 14-0 deficif to score the final 24 points in a 24-14 victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson at Gale Wickersham Field Friday in Council Bluffs.

  • Glenwood grad finds competition...

    Baseball in Japan, they say, is what football is in America.

    For a week this August, Glenwood graduate A.J. Slaughter got an up close and personal look at a country where baseball is more than just a pastime.

  • Turnovers, penalties doom...

    It was a non-district game filled with drama, but mistakes ultimately did in Fremont-Mills in a 42-35 loss at Stanton Friday.

    “I think both teams had the advantage multiple times during the game,” Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christensen said. “I think our turnovers killed us. Both teams played extremely well at times, and both matched that at the other end.”

    Fremont-Mills had six turnovers – a lost fumble and five interceptions. Stanton also had six turnovers, with three interceptions and three lost fumbles.

  • Everything is sweet at Glenwood’...

    Have a craving for something sweet?

    There’s a good chance you’ll find something to your liking at Glenwood’s newest business – Sugar Makery.
    As its name suggests, Sugar Makery is all things sweet.

    “Every thing we make is made with sugar,” co-owner Malcom McCue said.

    Located at 204 Sharp St., in a building that previously housed ice cream shops and restaurants, Sugar Makery is a popcorn shop, candy store and more.

  • Lessons to learn in Wolverines’...

    Youthful errors, players in different positions, and a skilled, athletic opponent from Stanton led to a 36-0 season-opening defeat for the East Mills football team Friday in Malvern.

    Despite the loss, the Wolverines – without a senior on the roster – began to hold their own physically as the game wore on.

  • Rams open season with shutout

    It’s hard to imagine the Glenwood football team getting off to a better start than it did in Friday’s opener against Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln.

    The Rams scored on its first possession of the game, then its next four series and led 32-0 before the Lynx had amassed a single offensive yard or first down en route to a 45-0 victory.

  • Getting off on the right foot

    The Glenwood girls won the team title and the Rams’ Parson Covington the boys individual title at the 43rd annual Glenwood Co-ed Cross Country Meet Saturday at Glenwood Lake Park.

    The Ram girls placed three runners in the top 12 – led by Aubrey McIntyre’s third place finish – to score 51 points and out-pace runner up Harlan’s 75 points.

  • Glenwood rugby star looking to...

    It’s said rugby is a hooligans sports played by gentleman.

    Isaac Bales can’t argue with the gentleman aspect of the game of rugby but one gets the feeling, he’s okay with the hooligan part too.

  • 2016-2017 The Opinion-Tribune’s...

    Janette Schraft’s high school varsity resume includes eight varsity letters, eight state track meet medals –  including a quartet of gold medals – and a top 11 finish at the state track meet.

    And she’s just a sophomore.

  • 2016-2017 The Opinion-Tribune’s...

    Ask Fremont-Mills football coach Jeremy Christiansen who is the best athlete among the three Phillips brothers he has coached, and the coach laughs and quips, “You’re not going to catch any fish on that one today.”

    “They’re all very good athletes, we’ll put it that way,” the diplomatic Knights’ coach said of the brothers’ Phillips, Seth, Spencer and Sam. “They each have their own strengths.”