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Today's Sports

  • Wolverines Win 11th Straight

    The East Mills boys basketball team won its 11th game in a row to close out the regular season with a balanced offensive and defensive effort in a 63-43 victory over Logan-Magnolia on Friday.

    The Wolverines (17-3 overall, 10-1 in the Corner Conference) led 30-16 at the break and effectively shut down Panthers leading scorer Levi Ettleman, who entered the game averaging 21.4 points and had scored 66 points in his previous two games combined.

    East Mills held the 6-foot-3 junior forward to just six points on 2-of-12 shooting.

  • Big fourth quarter carries Rams

    The Glenwood girls used a 17-7 fourth quarter to pull away from Council Bluffs St. Albert in a 43-36 non-conference victory on Saturday.

    The Rams (11-8 overall, 8-8 in the conference), trailed 29-26 heading into the fourth quarter before rallying in the final frame.

    Morgan Lucy led the Rams with 10 points. Lexi Fisher added eight and Ana VanScoy six.

    Hannah Sneed led the Saintes with eight points.

    Denison 59,

    Glenwood 51

  • Slow start dooms Rams

    The Glenwood boys basketball team couldn’t overcome a slow start that led to a 16-6 Council Bluffs St. Albert first quarter run in a 62-50 loss to the Falcons on Saturday.

    The Rams (9-8 overall, 8-6 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) actually started slow to open the game and the second half and it cost them, said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte.

  • Knight defense stops East Mills

    The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team out scored East Mills 24-6 in the first half of a 52-18 Corner Conference victory on Friday.

    “We got pretty good balance from our top scorers and opened some things up for us,” said Knights’ coach Rod Williams.

    Lynde Madison led a balanced scoring effort for the Knights with 14 points. Mindy Lorimor added 13 and Amy Carlson 12. Lorimor also snagged 10 rebounds and Carlson had seven steals.

  • Rams split final dual before...

    The Glenwood wrestling team split a double-dual last Tuesday in Atlantic.

    The Rams dominated Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson 68-6 in a non-conference dual before being edged by the home Trojans 36-22 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference capper for both teams.

    With the Glenwood victory the Trojans sealed up the conference crown with a perfect dual record of 18-0 overall and 9-0 in the conference. Glenwood finishes fourth with a conference record of 6-2 and an overall dual record of 9-6.

  • Glenwood second at Hawk-10

    The Glenwood wrestling team earned four individual titles and had 13 wrestlers place in a second place team finish at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Wrestling Meet at Shenandoah on Saturday.

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central was the team champion with 232 points to Glenwood’s 199. Atlantic, who is undefeated in conference duals this season, finished third with 195 points. The Titans also had the most individual titles with four.

  • Knights win fourth straight

    TABOR - The Fremont-Mills boys basketball team allowed just eight points in the first half and cruised to a 64-30 Corner Conference victory over Hamburg on Friday.

    The win was the Knights’ fourth straight and improved them to 9-8 overall, 6-3 in the conference.

    “We played really well, especially on the defensive end,” said Fremont-Mills coach Matt Thompson.

    The Knights were without leading scorer and rebounder Nate Meier but got 19 points off the bench from junior guard Joey Carlson.

  • Clarinda edges Glenwood in...

    The Glenwood girls basketball team couldn’t hold on to a seven-point fourth-quarter lead as Clarinda stormed back for a 58-46 overtime victory on Friday.

    Trailing by seven with just over three minutes to go, Clarinda tied the score before Glenwood appeared to have the game in hand up 42-40 with :16 seconds left but the Cardinals managed to tie the game and send it to overtime. In the extra frame Clarinda outscored Glenwood 16-4.

  • Rams overcome ’junk...

    The Glenwood boys basketball team overcame a “junk defense” and a slow start to post a 56-30 victory over Clarinda on Friday.

    The Rams (8-6 overall, 7-5 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) faced a Cardinal 1-3 zone with the fifth defender face-guarding leading-scorer Cole Darrow most of the night. While the Cardinals’ defense held Darrow to just five points, 12 points below his average, the rest of the Rams stepped up on offense.

  • East Mills crushes Eagles 68-40...

    MALVERN - Move over 2009 state football banner, the East Mills High School trophy case is about to get a new addition.

    With a stifling defensive effort and a 14-3 first-quarter run that blew open an 8-6 game, the East Mills boys basketball team cruised to a 68-40 victory over Clarinda Academy on Saturday in the Corner Conference Tournament Championship game.