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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Blankenship heats up, makes...

    The Glenwood boys soccer team took advantage of the larger dimensions of the Iowa Western Community College soccer field and two first half goals to post a 3-0 victory over Council Bluffs St. Albert on Saturday.

    “It's an 80 foot by 120 foot field, which is a big field, so we wanted to use it all and control the ball and I think we did that,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist.

  • F-M boys wins third straight...

    TABOR - The Fremont-Mills boys track team easily out distanced runner up Clarinda Academy to win its third straight Corner Conference Track Meet title on its own track last Tuesday.

    The Knights' 129 points was 30 points better than the second place Eagles.

    “The kids were pretty happy with winning their third straight and it was pretty exciting for us coaches too,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen.

  • Rams sweep at Waverly tourney

    The Class 2A, No. 3 ranked Glenwood boys soccer team improved to 10-2 on the season with three wins and a bracket championship at the Waverly-Shell Rock Tournament on Saturday.

    The Rams allowed just one goal in the tournament and swept two ranked teams (Gilbert, ranked No. 7 in Class 1A) and Hudson (ranked No. 13 in Class 2A) en route to the team title.

    “We played really well,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist of his team. “We defended well, (goal keeper) Matt (Schulz) really played good and we maximized our goal-scoring opportunities.”

  • Glenwood girls golf fifth at A.L...

    The Glenwood girls golf team placed fifth at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Invitational at Fox Run Golf Course last Wednesday.

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central had a team round of 427 to win the event. Harlan was second with a 429.

    Glenwood shot a 438 for fifth place.

    Bianca Zerwas of Lewis Central shot a 100 for first place. A one-hole, playoff decided the runner up with Logan Doty of Fremont-Mills taking second, Emily Storey from Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson third and Glenwood’s Morgan Woodrum fourth.

  • Rams hang 6-3 loss on Tri-Center

    Michaela Moore scored four goals and Mallory Hoyt and Ali Bowden added one each for the Glenwood girls soccer team in a 6-3 victory over Tri-Center on Thursday.

    After a slow start and a 2-0 lead at halftime the Rams (7-2 overall, 4-0 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) made the necessary adjustments and exploded for four second-half goals.

  • Glenwood second, third at...

    The Glenwood boys track team rested some of its top runners and shuffled lineups in some other events while placing second at the Atlantic Co-Ed Track Invitational on Friday.

    The Rams finished with 86 points. Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln and Harlan tied for first at the meet with 108 points.

    “We purposely went into this meet trying to get our athletes a good workout while resting a a few others,” said Glenwood coach Mark Starner. “Our goal wasn't to necessarily win the meet, but to compete and be in the top three at the end of the meet.

  • East Mills sweeps Wolverine...

    The East Mills boys and girls track team swept the team titles at their own Wolverine Co-Ed Relay last Tuesday in Malvern.

    The East Mills boys dominated the field with 164.5 points to runner up Nishnabotna's 117 points. The Wolverines won five events and place second in eight more.

    The girls wrapped up five golds of their own and added five more runner-up finishes.

    The East Mills boys got gold medals from Jake Bolton (100-meter dash) and its 4x800, 4x200, 4x400 and distance medley relay teams.

    Jake Doyle was second in the 1,600 and 3,200-meters.

  • Sweeping to History

    “A phenomenal weekend.”

    That's how Glenwood track coach Mark Starner would describe the performance of long distance runner Johnny Fuller at the 101st Drake Relays in Des Moines last weekend.

    Fuller used a sprinter’s kick in the final 300-meters of both the 3,200 and 1,600-meter runs at the high school portion of the meet to best the state’s top distance runners in all classes for a pair of gold medals.