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Today's Sports

  • Born to Run

        Pixie Meier knew, almost from birth, her son Nate was going to be a football player.
    He weighed just 7.6 pounds at birth but at his two-week check up, he was nearly 11 pounds.
      “He never really stopped growing,” Pixie said.

  • Center of Attention

        When it came time to select a jersey number her freshman season, Morgan Lucy didn’t have much of choice in numbers.

  • East Mills can’t get past Treynor

        TREYNOR — A flurry of runs late by Treynor ended East Mills’ baseball season with a 14-2 loss in five innings Thursday night in the Class 1A, District 16 semifinals at Treynor High School.
        Treynor scored 10 runs in the last two innings, including six in the fifth, to win the game via the 10-run rule.
        “They’re a good team,” East Mills Coach Cole Buchholz said after the game. “They hit the ball one through nine and everybody can hit.”

  • Winterset ends Rams’ season in...

        ATLANTIC - For the second straight game a home run played a major factor for the Glenwood softball team.
        But this time, the Rams came up on the wrong end of that long ball.
        Karly Olson’s two-run homer in the bottom of the fourth inning was all Winterset needed to get past Glenwood 2-0 in the Class 4A Regional final at Atlantic last Tuesday.

  • East Mills downs F-M, falls to...

        TABOR - The East Mills softball team knew if they were to have a chance to defeat five-time defending Corner Conference champion Fremont-Mills, the Wolverines would need a couple of breaks.

  • Glenwood locks up share of Hawk-...

        The Glenwood baseball team earned a share of the Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball title on Friday with a sweep of Council Bluffs Lewis Central at A.C. Nuckolls Field.

  • Henze’s 3-run blast lifts Rams...

        McKenna Henze did something on Saturday she hadn't done in more than 300 previous varsity at bats.
        She hit a home run.
        Henze couldn’t have picked a better moment to smack her first round tripper.
        Henze’s three-run shot in the top of the 11th inning gave Glenwood a 4-1 lead and lifted the Rams to a 4-2 victory over Harlan in the Class 4A, Region 8 semifinals on Saturday.

  • Opportunistic upset

        TABOR - The East Mills softball team knew if they were to have a chance to defeat five-time defending Corner Conference champion Fremont-Mills, the Wolverines would need a couple breaks.
        They got five in the first inning and 12 for the game.
    The Wolverines (2-21) rode five Fremont-Mills’ errors to five first inning runs and took advantage of seven more Knights miscues in a stunning 12-2, five inning upset in the Class 1A Region 7 opening round on Monday.

  • Wolverines rout F-M on senior...

        The East Mills baseball team “ten run ruled” Fremont Mills 12-2 on Friday in Malvern.  
        The Wolverines (8-9 overall, 8-5 in the Corner Conference) slapped seven hits and got strong innings of pitching from Charlie Ruff in the five inning win.

  • Stanton happy with Rams’ post-...

        The Glenwood softball team will have a first round draw and open post-season play at home when the Class 4A softball regionals begin next week.
        The Rams (24-8 overall, 12-4 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) will host the winner of Council Bluffs Lewis Central  (22-13 overall, 8-9 in the conference) and Harlan (29-9 overall, 13-4 in the conference) on Saturday. The first pitch is set for 7 p.m. Lewis Central and Harlan open post-season play on Thursday at Harlan.