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  • Glenwood off to hot start on...

    Taylor Kaufman and Drake Ruth combined for a no-hit, 1-0 Glenwood victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Friday.

    The win was Class 3A, No. 2-ranked Rams’ third straight to open the season.

    Kaufman started the game and fanned 10 in five innings before giving way to Ruth in the sixth. Kaufman (1-0) earned the win and Ruth the save.

    Kaufman and left-fielder Kyle Wheeler each had one of the Rams’ two hits. Kaufman also drew a walk, stole a base and scored the game’s lone run.

    Glenwood 13,

    A-H-S-T 3

  • Knights go 1-2 at Red Oak

    The Fremont-Mills softball team went 1-2 at the Red Oak Softball Tournament on Saturday.

    The Knights (3-3) opened the tournament with a 2-1 victory over Griswold before dropping their final two tournament games 9-1 to Walnut and 4-3 to the host Tigers.

    Against Griswold, Knight pitcher Mindy Lorimor fanned 16, allowed just four hits and no earned runs for the win. Shortstop Emily Smith went 3-for-3 at the plate to lead the Knights’ offense.

    Lorimor allowed seven hits and four earned runs against Red Oak to record her first loss of the season.

  • Bluejays edge Fremont-Mills, 10-9

    The Fremont-Mills baseball team pounded out 10 hits but it was not enough as Villisca edged the Knights 10-9 in Corner Conference baseball on Friday.

    Seth Phillips went 4-for-5 with two doubles and two runs driven in for the Knights (1-2).

    Clayton Wilson and James Hill each added two hits.

    Austin Hansen started the game on the hill for the Knights but left without a decision following the fourth inning after allowing three hits and no earned runs. Derrian Bredberg pitched the fifth, allowing five hits and four earned runs to take the loss.

  • Rams win seven medals at state

    DES MOINES - It wasn’t the place (12th) nor the points (22) Glenwood track coach Mark Starner hoped for coming out of the Iowa State Track Meet but there is one thing his team did take away from its three days at state that excites the coach.

    Experience.

    Of the 12 events the Glenwood boys qualified for at state, all but one of the athletes in those spots will be back next season.

  • Rams take Hawk-10 crown with win

    The Glenwood boys soccer team wrapped up the Hawkeye 10 Conference title with a dominating 3-0 victory over Denison last Monday.

    The Rams (14-2 overall, 5-1 in the conference) have won eight straight games. Glenwood has also now captured two of the past three Hawkeye 10 titles.

    “It was nice to see,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist of his team’s conference title. “It was one of our goals. Two out of the last three isn’t bad.”

  • Glenwood blanks Riverside, 10-0

    Gretchen Dehn ‘s first goal of the season and the 10th for the Rams on the night ended a 10-0 victory over Riverside on Friday.

    The Rams’ season-high 10 goals came from six different scorers.

    “I don’t like doing that (scoring 10 goals) to a team. I honestly didn’t know what the score was,” said Glenwood coach Brad Silvey.

    Mallory Hoyt had a hat trick in the win and Michaela Moore added two goals.

  • Rams sending 16 to state track

    The Glenwood girls and boys track teams combined to qualify in 16 events for the Iowa State Track Meet at Friday's Class 3A District Meet in Atlantic.

    The Rams' 16 state qualifiers will begin their quest for state gold on Friday at the Iowa State Track Meet at Des Moines' Drake Stadium.

    Jefferson-Scranton won the district team title with 152 points, to edged runner up Harlan and the third place Rams. In the individual standings, the Glenwood boys earned three gold medals on the day and advanced in 12 events.

  • Rams are favorite on Hawkeye 10...

    The question gave Glenwood coach Bret Elam pause.

    After three straight 20 win seasons and with his top four pitchers and top five hitters returning, is the Glenwood baseball team the favorite in the Hawkeye 10 Conference this season?

  • Ram softball in pack of...

    If it’s possible to be young and experienced, then that’s what head coach Tim Stanton would call his 2010 Glenwood softball team.

    “We lost four senior starters from last season so we’re younger this year but we might have more “softball” experience,” said Stanton, in his eighth season at the Rams’ helm. “This is definitely the most talent I’ve ever had from the top of the varsity to the bottom of the freshman team that’s ever been in the program at one time.”

  • Wolverines send six to state

    The East Mills boys track team earned six bids to this week’s state track meet at the Class 1A, District 9 track meet held at Mount Ayr on Friday.

    The Iowa State Track Meet runs Thursday through Saturday at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

    The Wolverines’ Jake Bolton and Kyle Steiner both earned bids in the 100-meter dash at districts. Both will make their state sprint debuts in the event on Thursday at 10:55 a.m.