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Today's Sports

  • Knight defense shuts out second...

    Another district game, another shutout for Fremont-Mills.

    For the second time in as many weeks, the Knight football team shut out an Eight-Man, District 8 opponent, rolling over Nishnabotna 52-0 on Friday.

    The Knights (4-0), a week after shutting out Sidney 48-0, scored 31 points in the first quarter and led 45-0 at the half.

  • Strong second half carries East...

    MALVERN - “Halftime adjustments” is one of the most popular coach speak clichés.

    But in the case of East Mills, it was a perfect description of the Wolverines’ second half against Stanton in a showdown of unbeatens in Eight-Man, District 8 football.

    After a lackluster first half, the Wolverines out-scored the Vikings 26-8 after halftime while allowing just 98 total yards in a 40-24 victory in Malvern.
    A few tweaks to the Wolverine defense – yes, during halftime – made all the difference.

  • Glenwood storms to 4-0 start

    The beat goes on for the undefeated Glenwood football team.

    The Rams dominated Winterset on both sides of the line of scrimmage Friday night on their way to a 42-13 Class 3A, District 8 win at Ram Memorial Field. With the victory, the 2015 Rams became the first Glenwood team in 35 years to start the season 4-0.

    “I’m really proud of the kids. Winterset’s a really good team,” Glenwood coach Cory Faust said. “We played well in all aspects of the game.”

  • 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 places fifth at LC...

    The Glenwood boys cross country team placed fifth at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Invitational Saturday at Iowa Western Community College.

    Plattsmouth took home the team title with 38 points led by top medal winner Corey Kress. Kress bested the field with a time of 16:44.06, nine seconds better than second place Brendon O’Brien of Lewis Central.

    The Rams’ 127 points trailed fourth place Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson by two points.

    Freshman Parson Convington led Glenwood with an 11th place finish time of 17:37.93.

  • Glenwood wins Atlantic tournament

    The Glenwood volleyball team won four of its five matches to win the team title at the Atlantic Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday.

    In the round robin tourney, the Rams (10-6) swept the host Trojans 21-4, 21-19, Council Bluffs St. Albert 21-14, 24-22 and Underwood 21-15, 23-21 and rallied in the final two sets to down Winterset 19-21, 21-15, 15-6 before falling to Treynor 14-21, 22-24 in the capper.

  • Hopkins’ big night lifts...

    HAMBURG - Josh Hopkins ran for a career-high 237 yards and five touchdowns and the East Mills defense limited Nishnabotna to 148 total yards in 44-13 victory in the Eight Man, District 8 opener for both teams Friday in Hamburg.

    A week after bulldozing West Harrison for 389 yards, 298 coming on the ground, in a 52-16 victory, East Mills and Hopkins were even better against the Blue Devils. The Wolverines racked up a season-high 501 yards Friday with 346 coming on the ground.

  • Rams rack up 546 yards in victory

    ATLANTIC - It’s hard to imagine a better offensive night for the Glenwood football team.

    A season-high 546 yards, including 288 rushing and 258 passing. A 28 point second quarter. A 10-year high 56 points.

    Oh, and the Rams just happened to move to 3-0 with their dominating 56-6 victory over Atlantic in the Class 3A, District 8 opener for both teams Friday in Atlantic.

  • 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.”  

  • 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.