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Today's Sports

  • 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 fall in double OT...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Wins and losses in football often come down to a handful of plays throughout the course of a game.

    In Glenwood’s 42-41 double-overtime loss to Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, it came down to the final two plays.

  • Darnold runs wild in 68-9 East...

    The East Mills football team racked up 540 total yards, including a career-high 223 yards rushing and four touchdowns from Cavin Darnold in a dominating 68-9 victory over West Harrison Friday in Malvern.

    “West Harrison had some good players and good skill but I think we got the better of them. I think we were the more prepared team,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin.”

    The Rams’ 540 total yards are a three-year high and their 418 rushing yards is among the top five rushing performances ever by the school in eight-man football.

  • Glenwood girls sixth, boys...

    The Glenwood girls placed sixth and the boys fourth at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country Invitational on the campus of Iowa Western Community College on Saturday.

    In damp, cool conditions, the Sioux City East girls ran away with the team crown with four runners among the top 13 finishers. Harlan took home the title on the boys side with 51 team points.
    Missouri Valley’s Alexis Cook won the girls individual title with a time of 15:42 while Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson’s Eldon Warner was the boys champion in 16:49.

  • East Mills has ‘tough day’ at...

    The East Mills volleyball team went 0-4 at the Clarinda Tournament on Saturday.

    The Wolverines dropped decisions to the host Cardinals 21-16, 21-15, to Treynor 24-22, 21-11, to Shenandoah 21-17, 21-11 and to Bedford 25-18, 26-24

  • 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.

  • Rams win 41-24 in ‘home’ opener

    PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. – Highway 34 bragging rights for southwest Iowa were settled Friday night in Nebraska.

    Yes, Nebraska.

    Forced to move its season-opener to Plattsmouth High School’s artificial turf because of a soggy surface at Ram Memorial Field, Glenwood held off pesky Red Oak, 41-24, in a non-district contest.

    The Rams raced to a 28-0 halftime lead and survived a valiant second-half comeback effort by a determined Tiger squad to secure the win.

  • Off and Running

    The Glenwood girls placed third and the boys fifth at the 40th annual Ram Invitational Cross Country Meet in Glenwood Lake Park Saturday.

    The Ram girls got a trio of top 10 finishes from Hayley Matthews (fifth), Natalie Shearer (seventh) and Jillian Finnegan (ninth) to rack up 74 team points.

    Harlan swept the boys and girls team titles. The Cyclone girls had five place winners among the top 12 runners while the boys placed three runners in the top four.

  • Knights tame Eagles early in 50-...

    WOODBINE - A lot of good, a little bit of bad.

    That’s how Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen would describe his team’s 50-20 season-opening victory over Woodbine Friday in Eight-Man football.

    Christiansen saw “lots of good” from his starters, who played just a quarter and a half as the Knights mounted a 43-0 lead, before giving way to the reserves.

  • Rams’ season ends in regional...

    NORWALK - It was too much Taylor Good and too little offense for Glenwood in its Class 4, Region 7 semifinal on Saturday.

    Norwalk’s sophomore pitcher limited Glenwood to three singles, fanned nine and faced just four over the minimum in a 5-0 victory that ended the Rams’ season.

    “She was tough,” Glenwood coach Mark Starner said. “We only saw about five pitchers like her all year. We don’t see enough pitchers like her. She was tough on us all night.”