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Today's Sports

  • Rhodes hard work pays off with...

    Kobe Rhodes first picked up a golf club when he was 4 years old.

    As a youngster, he played in some youth tournaments, hit the ball around the links and never putting much time or effort into his time on the course.

    At age 14, Rhodes got serious – and his game seriously improved.

  • Rams’ doubles duos gain...

    WATERLOO - Neither of Glenwood’s two doubles teams that reached the Iowa State Tennis Doubles and Singles Tournament are coming home with medals.

    But both duos that reached state are coming home with something valuable:
    Experience.

  • Rams first, second at Hawkeye 10...

    For one team, it was another step, another accomplishment in a season that has been filled with them.

    For another team, a long streak ended without a trophy.

    It was a range of emotions for the boys and girls Glenwood track teams following the Hawkeye-10 conference meet. The girls, who have had a dominant season that has seen many wins, walked away as conference champions.

  • Knights crowned at Corner track...

    TABOR - Nishnabotna may have won more gold medals but Fremont-Mills was crowned the boys team champion at last Tuesday’s Corner Conference Track and Field Meet at Fremont-Mills’ Ralph and Helen Carl Stadium in Tabor.

    Fremont-Mills picked up four gold medals to the Blue Devils’ five but the Knights easily out-paced the field with 157 team points. Nishnabotna was second with 116 points and Sidney third with 70.5. East Mills finished fourth with 64 team points.

  • Glenwood boys track second at...

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central edged Glenwood 144 to 134 in the team standings at the Ram Relays in Glenwood last Monday.

    The Titans earned gold medals in four events to the Rams’ three to wrestle the team title away from the Rams in their own meet for the first time since 2007.

  • Rams split two at Johnston...

    The Glenwood boys soccer team split a pair of games at the Johnston Invitational Saturday.

    The Rams (3-1) ran into a buzz saw in their opener, falling to the host Dragons 8-0 for their first loss of the season.

    Johnston started the scoring in the first minute when one of their wings ran free on a cross, according to Glenwood coach Cort Lovato.

  • Cold, wind can’t slow Rams at...

    A cold, windy night did nothing to slow the Glenwood girls track team.

    The Rams wrapped up eight gold medals as they ran away with the team title at the Lady Tiger Relays Thursday in Red Oak.
    The weather, some illness and some injuries maybe have slowed the Rams a bit, said Glenwood coach Cory Faust, but the focus was there all meet.

  • Knights complete sweep of Stanton

    Fremont-Mills completed a Corner Conference baseball sweep of Stanton Thursday with a 12-3 victory.

    Fremont-Mills scored three runs in the first inning and piled on to their lead from there. The Knights (8-2 overall, 7-0 in the conference) scored two more in the third and four more in the fifth to take a commanding lead.

    Stanton scored late, but it wasn’t enough as the Knights completed the sweep.
    Brock Hansen went 2-for-3 with a run scored and an RBI. Lane Goodman meanwhile went 2-for-4 with a run scored and two RBIs.

  • Glenwood middle schooler...

    You might say Houston Stephens was born to be a rodeo star.

    First, there’s the 12-year-old’s name, Houston.

    “I don’t really remember thinking anything that particular on his name, but yeah, it is a cowboy name,” said Brad Stephen’s, Houston’s dad.

    Then there’s 2 – the age this Glenwood Middle School sixth grader first got on a horse – and 5 – the first time he competed in a rodeo.

  • Football playoff qualifiers will...

    Making the state football playoffs just got a little harder.

    Beginning with the 2016 season, each of Iowa’s six football classes will advance 16 teams to the state football playoffs, according to a change announced last week by the Iowa High School Athletic Association Board of Control. The change means a reduction from 32 teams who currently qualify for the postseason in each class.

    The schedules for this fall and the 2015 regular season and playoffs remain unchanged.