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  • Wolverine boys, girls split with...

    The East Mills boys turned the ball over a season-high 26 times, shot just 36 percent and yet, had the ball in a tie game with just :04 left.

    But another turnover ended the Wolverines’ hopes as Griswold withstood a late rally with a pair of free throws with .07 seconds left and pulled out a 48-46 boys basketball victory Friday.

    “We shot poorly and didn’t play well and yet put ourselves in a position to win it,” said East Mills coach Kevin Schafer. “We just couldn’t pull it out.”

  • East Mills moves to 5-1 with 74-...

    The East Mills boys basketball team improved to 5-1 on the season with a 74-50 victory over Essex Friday.

    The Wolverines (5-1 overall, 5-0 in the Corner Conference) scored 41 first half points and led by 23 at halftime.

    East Mills shot just 39.7 percent from the field (27-of-68) but a sharp defensive effort held the Trojans to 12-of-43 shooting from the field (27.9 percent) while holding a 46-14 rebounding edge.

  • Peverill inducted into IATC Hall...

    Glenwood head cross country and assistant track coach Todd Peverill has been inducted into the Iowa Association of Track Coaches (IATC) Hall of Fame.

    Peverill, was introduced as part of the IATC’s 2013 hall class at a banquet in Ames Dec. 7. Peverill is a longtime coach in Glenwood, having headed the cross country program since 1997 and coached the long-distance runners on the Ram track team since 1993. But it’s his feats on the track nearly 35 years ago that placed Peverill in the IATC Hall of Fame.

  • Rams get first conference victory

    Corey Bertini scored 18 first-half points and Glenwood used a 30-10 second quarter run to defeat Council Bluffs St. Albert 66-39 in Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball Saturday.

    For the Rams (2-2 overall and 1-1 in the conference) the St. Albert game was their first not to go into overtime after opening the year 1-2 in a trio of highly contested overtime match ups.

  • Glenwood girls defeat St. Albert

    The Glenwood girls basketball team edged Council Bluffs St. Albert 57-51 in overtime in Council Bluffs on Saturday.
    St. Albert’s Kylie Ferguson hit a jumper with just a second left on the clock in regulation to force overtime. But Glenwood would go on to out-score the Saintes 9-3 in the overtime period to secure the win.

    Bailey Starner led the Rams with 19 points. Halie Darrow added 10 and Myranda Starner eight.

    The Saintes’ Ferguson led all scorers with 21 points.

    C.B. Lewis Central 50,
    Glenwood 36

  • Glenwood 18th at Council Bluffs...

    The Glenwood wrestling team placed 18th at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic at the Mid-America Center on Saturday.

    Kearney, Neb. was the team champion racking up 541.5 points to top the 28 team field from five different states. The Bearcats had eight place winners. Grand Island, Neb. was the runner up with 479.5 points.

    The Rams finished with 193.5 points for 18th place.

  • Creston tops Glenwood in...

    A Glenwood basket with 27 seconds left sent the game into overtime before Creston out-scored the Rams 16-7 in the extra frame to pull out a 62-53 Hawkeye 10 Conference win at home on Friday.

    After trading leads most of the second half, Glenwood (0-2) found itself down 46-44 with 27 seconds to go when 6-foot-7 Jacob Lewis laid in a basket to tie it and send the game into overtime.

  • Passing the Torch

    For Gary Giaffoglione it was something he’d long hoped for.

    For Gina Giaffoglione it was a day she hoped would never come.

    Gary, a longtime tumbling and acrobatics coach, is stepping down from running the day-to-day operations of the business he opened 22-years ago, and handing the reigns over to one of his first pupils, his daughter Gina.

  • Glenwood wrestlers earn pair of...

    The Glenwood wrestling team opened its season with a sweep of Council Bluffs St. Albert and Kuemper Catholic in Council Bluffs Thursday.

    The Rams dispatched Kuemper 63-9, winning seven matches by pin. Against the home Falcons, Glenwood won eight matches by forfeit and two by pin.

    Nate Phillips, Collin Ransom, Drayton Slaughter, Nate Nebel, Hunter Ackerson, A.J. Slaughter, Cole Peckham, Matt Malcom, Derek Warren, Jon Stavas, Sterling Stouder and Zach Haggstrom all recorded two wins in the double dual. Ransom and Peckham each recorded two pins.

  • Rams pull away in second half...

    Halie Darrow and Bailey Starner combined for 29 points and Glenwood out-scored Creston 33-15 in the second half of a 58-35 Hawkeye 10 Conference girls basketball victory Friday.

    After opening the game in man-to-man defense and watching sophomore center Jenna Taylor give the Rams’ trouble inside, Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein went to a compact 2-3 zone in the second half that forced the Panthers to  a primarily perimeter game.