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Today's Sports

  • Rams opens track season strong

    The Glenwood boys track team took home four first-place finishes at the Wayne State Indoor Meet in Wayne, Neb. on March 20.

    On the day, the Rams claimed meet champions by Ian Eflin in the 55-meter hurdles and the high jump and by their 4x400 and 4x800-meter relay teams.

    Among others placing for Glenwood was Clayton Geisting who set a personal best by almost three feet in the shot put with his fifth place showing. Cole Darrow also added a new personal best with a leap of 19 feet, 3 inches in the long jump (one foot further than previous best).

  • Glenwood has quick start at...

    The Glenwood girls track and field team opened the 2010 season on March 20 at the Wayne State College Indoor Meet in Wayne, Neb.

    Glenwood coach Brad Rasmussen thought his team competed well and turned in some great performance for the first meet of the year.

  • Wolverine boys, girls ninth at...

    The East Mills girls and boys track teams competed in the Bruce Jenner Indoor Invitational in Limoni on Saturday.

    Both the girls and the boys placed ninth in the team standings at the indoor event held on the campus of Graceland College.

    The boys were led by the gold medal run of Jake Bolton who topped the field in the 200-meters with a time of 24.36.

    The Wolverines distance medley relay team of Nick Pittmon, Bolton, Luke Schafer and Jake Doyle placed fourth with a time of 4:12.69.

    Pittmon added a fifth place individual finish in the 55-meter dash.

  • Rams Drop Fourth Straight

    Glenwood boys basketball coach Curt Schulte admits his team’s game against Creston on Friday was an “entertaining” playoff-like game between two pretty evenly-matched Hawkeye 10 Conference teams.

    The fact his team lost the game 67-57 not withstanding.

  • East Mills’ streak,...

    MALVERN - After storming through the Corner Conference with a near perfect record and winning its first ever conference tournament title the East Mills boys basketball team did something it hadn't done in 39 days last Tuesday.

    They lost.

    Council Bluffs St. Albert used a stifling, aggressive full-court defense to hold the Wolverines without a basket the final six minutes of the game and end their 12-game winning streak in a 60-43 victory to advance to the Class 1A, District 16 championship.

  • A-D-M pulls away late against...

    ADEL – A-D-M hit 7-of-9 free throws down the stretch to pull away from Glenwood for a 69-60 Class 3A, District 15 victory over the Rams last Monday.

    The loss ends the Rams' season with a record of 11-11, including a 10-8 record in the Hawkeye 10 Conference.

    “It was a great ball game, a great district game between two pretty evenly matched teams,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte of his team's season ending loss. “I was proud of the kids. They came to play after a two hour bus ride. And it was really a back and forth game.”

  • White third, Maxwell eighth at...

    DES MOINES - Glenwood's Colin White placed third and Tyler Maxwell eighth as the Rams earned a 17th place team showing at the Iowa State Wrestling Meet in Des Moines.

    Waverly-Shell Rock ran away with the Class 3A team title with four individual state champions to easily out distance second place Bettendorf 163 to 138. Urbandale, coached by former Glenwood state champion Mike Moreno, was third with 101 points.

  • Cyclone pressure too much for...

    HARLAN - The Glenwood girls basketball dream season came to an end on Saturday in a 69-44 loss to Harlan in the Class 3A, Region 8 semifinals.

    The Hawkeye 10 Conference champion Cyclones (21-2) used a 15-0 first-quarter run to seize control and a 9-0 run to close out the half to put the upstart Rams away.

  • Kaufman free throw gives...

    Taylor Kaufman hit a free throw with 3.4 seconds left to break a 60-60 tie in overtime to give the Glenwood boys basketball team a 61-60 upset victory of Council Bluffs Lewis Central on Thursday.

    “We’ve had some good wins in my four years, but this was probably one of the biggest in the program’s history,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte of his team’s win over the Class 4A Titans who had already sealed up the Hawkeye 10 Conference title. “This was a great win for the school and the community.”

  • Wolverines hold on late, advance...

    MALVERN - Nursing a one-point lead with just over a minute remaining in the East Mills team Class 1A district opener against Riverside on Thursday, basketball coach Kevin Schafer went to an old bag of tricks.

    Following a timeout, and leading 43-42 with the ball, the Wolverines came out in an old school, three-man, dribble weave on offense that Schafer hadn’t used all year.

    “We weren’t going to shoot unless we had a layup,” said Schafer.