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  • 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.

  • Glenwood leaps over Kuemper

    With his team up 20 points with just over three minutes to go in the third quarter, Glenwood boys basketball coach Curt Schulte didn't look like a coach whose team was up 20.

    Turns out, the coach was right.

    Trailing 39-19 at one time, Kuemper Catholic rallied over the final 11 minutes of the game to cut the Rams' lead to 50-46 before Glenwood rallied -- hitting 17-of-22 free throws in the fourth quarter -- to hold on for a 61-55 victory before a reporter estimated 1,100 in Glenwood Friday.

  • Rams take unbeaten Kuemper down...

    Kelsey Eischeid hit 9-of-10 free throws in the final five minutes to help Kuemper Catholic withstand a near Glenwood girls basketball upset bid in a 63-55 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory for the Knights on Friday.

    The way Glenwood started, it didn’t look like Kuemper (12-0) was the undefeated team and the Rams’ the 8-5 upstart. Glenwood opened the game by scoring the first seven points and led 13-4 before Kuemper hit a pair of three pointers to close out the first frame.

  • Glenwood 2-3 at competitive...

    The Glenwood wrestling team went 2-3 at the Sioux City Heelan Invitational Wrestling Duals on Saturday.

    The Rams dropped their opener to Sioux City East 56-18 before coming back in the second dual to beat LeMars 61-15. Glenwood then lost their next two duals (38-31 to Logan-Magnolia and Lincoln (Neb.) East 41-33 before dispatching Sioux City West 51-15 in the final dual.

  • East Mills’ grapplers...

    The East Mills wrestling team went 2-3 at the Tiger Duals in Griswold on Jan. 16.

    In the six team dual competition, the Wolverines were edged by the host Tigers 40-42 in the opening dual. East Mills came back to split its final two duals, beating Elk Horn/Kimballton/Exira 54-30 and Treynor 47-36 and losing to Tri-Center 67-12 and Corning 54-30.

    Chris Formhals went 5-0 with three pins on the day to earn a spot on the all-tournament team.

  • Glenwood fifth at Bobcat Classic

    The Glenwood wrestling team traveled to the Bobcat Classic in Basehor-Linwood, Kan. over the weekend where the Rams placed fifth.

    Andale, Kan. placed first in the team standings with 185.5 points to edge Oak Park, Kan.

    “This was a very tough tournament. The top four teams were all ranked number one in Kansas and Missouri, so for us to place in the top five was a big deal,” said Glenwood coach Matt Dyer.

    In all Glenwood had 10 wrestlers make the final day of the tournament with seven earning places.

  • Cyclones edge Rams, 55-47

    The Harlan girls outscored Glenwood 14-3 in the first quarter and cruised to a 55-47 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Glenwood on Friday.

    Lexi Fisher led Glenwood with 16 points and Morgan Lucy added 13.

    Jordan Brelje led the Cyclones with points.

    Glenwood 47,

    Atlantic 38

    The Glenwood girls withstood a furious rally by Atlantic in the final minutes before hanging on for a 47-38 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory on Thursday.

  • Rams drop third straight

    The Glenwood boys basketball team had four players score in double-figures but it was not enough as Blair, Neb. came away with a 62-53 victory on Saturday.

    “It was a close game,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte. “It was a real back-and-forth game. They’d make a run, we’d make run. They’re a very quick team, very athletic.”

    After Blair took a 14 point lead early in the fourth quarter, the Rams rallied to cut the lead to nine points but could get no closer down the stretch.