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Today's Sports

  • Clarinda battles back to defeat...

                Glenwood won the first two games but couldn’t hang on for the win as Clarinda battled back from a 2-0 deficit to down the Rams 25-19, 25-19, 18-25, 22-25, 15-13 in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball last Tuesday.

                After playing nearly flawless in the first two games, the Rams seemed to lose focus and Clarinda responded by rattling off three straight wins to seal the win.

  • Wolverines shut out Clarinda...

        Colby Jennings ran for four touchdowns and Austin Sommerla threw a touchdown pass for the East Mills football team in a 42-0 victory over Clarinda Academy on Friday.
        “We really played much better,” said East Mills coach Andy Irwin, a week after the Wolverines’ offense struggled in a 10-7 season-opening loss to Shenandoah. “The effort was there. We did a good job in blocking assignments, and guys who we had to sort of move around the fly last week due to injuries were more in position.”

  • Ram comeback comes up short

        A two-point conversion that would have tied the game with 4:36 and a fourth-down pass with 1:55 remaining both came up short for Glenwood on Friday as Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson escaped Glenwood with a 28-26 non-district victory at Ram Memorial Field.

  • Glenwood boys win Ram Invite

        James Fuller’s top finish led five Glenwood runners in the top 11 to earn the team crown at the Rams’ home cross country meet on Tuesday.
        The meet, delayed from the previous Saturday due to rain, saw the Rams run away from the field led by Fuller’s time of 18:06. Glenwood easily out-paced second place Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 30 to 56 in the team point standings.

  • Knights pick up where they left...

        TABOR - The Fremont-Mills football team picked up where they left off last during their state championship season by defeating Corning 56-12 on Friday.

  • Wolverines can’t catch Mustangs

        MALVERN - Kyle Steiner returned the opening kick-off 97 yards for East Mills’ only touchdown in a 10-7 season-opening loss to Shenandoah on Friday in Malvern.

  • Rams tame Tigers in opener

        RED OAK — A 21-point second quarter lifted the Glenwood football team to a 49-6 victory over Red Oak Friday night in the season opener for both teams.

  • Six from area on all-Corner...

        Six area athletes were named to the All-Corner Conference baseball team released last week.
        Charlie Ruff, Daniel Duysen and Luke Schafer, all of East Mills, were tabbed as first team selections along with Fremont-Mills’ Corey Morrical, James Hill and Austin Switzer.
        League coaches, who vote on the team, awarded unanimous selection to Schafer, Nishnabotna’s Andrew Thompson, Levi Allen of Essex and Brendon Hardy of Sidney.

  • 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.