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Today's Sports

  • Glenwood 2-0 after 38-13...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Not many coaches would be in any kind of mood to smile after losing his starting quarterback in the first quarter, turning the ball over four times and committing 12 penalties.

    But there was Glenwood football coach Cory Faust after his team’s physical, tough road game at Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday, smiling.

    Smiling.

    I guess it’s easy to smile when key injuries, four turnovers and 12 penalties adds up to a 38-19 Glenwood victory.

  • Wolverines roll to 61-0 win

    MALVERN – East Mills scored early and often Friday night as the Wolverines overwhelmed visiting Clarinda Academy, 61-0.

    The win improved East Mills’ record to 2-0 on the young season and served as a final tune-up for the Wolverines before opening district play this week at (Oakland) Riverside.

  • Knights get first win of...

    The Fremont-Mills football team got its first win of the season with a 59-6 victory over Whiting Community Friday.

    The Knights (1-1) didn’t roll up huge offensive numbers but they controlled throughout.

    “I thought we played very well,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen. “We were able to kind of do what we want. We had some hiccups here and there which happens in high school football. They gave us short fields a lot, so just looking at our stats, we weren’t that impressive.”    

  • East Mills struggles at Clarinda...

    The East Mills volleyball team ran into trouble early and never seemed to get into rhythm while losing all six of its matches at the Clarinda Volleyball Invitational on Saturday.

  • Rams third at A.L. Invite

    Lizzy Young, Molly Dean  and Natalie Shearer all placed in the top 20 as the Glenwood girls cross country team placed third at the Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Invitational.

    Young placed sixth with a time of 17:31 while Dean was 10th in 17:57 and Shearer 18th with a time of 18:16. Young’s time smashed the school record for the Iowa Western Community College course by more than 30 seconds.

    Hayley Matthews and Jacy Embray were the team’s fourth and fifth place runners helping the Rams to their third place showing.

  • Glenwood teen killed in Thursday...

    Tanner Porter had the smile to match the twinkle in his eyes.

    “Tanner was a very kind, kind young man,” said Glenwood Community High School guidance counselor Kathleen Loeffelbein. “He had a beautiful smile and this twinkle in his eye. He made other people’s day brighter. He was a beloved student. He knew a lot of people and touched so many people with his kindness.”

    Porter, 17, died Thursday at the University of Nebraska Medical Center following injuries he suffered in a one-vehicle accident north of Glenwood.

  • Glenwood wins team title at...

    The Glenwood boys track team opened the outdoor season by winning the team title at the Wolverine Relays at Olsen Stadium in Sioux City Saturday.

    The Rams’ edged Brandon Valley, S.D. 118.5 to 113 points in the team standings to earn their first team title of the season.

  • Last second shot lifts...

    Abby Hardie’s turnaround jumper with two seconds left lifted East Mills to a 43-42 victory over Essex on Friday.

    “The girls played their hearts out and definitely deserved this win,” said East Mills coach Jeff Laughlin. “We had a tough loss earlier this season to Underwood, and we have lost a couple of heartbreakers to Essex the past couple of years, so it felt great to be on the right end of it this time.”

  • East Mills drops opener, 66-38

     

    Shenandoah defeated East Mills 66-38 in the girls basketball opener for both teams last Tuesday in Malvern.

    The Wolverines 15-14 after the first quarter but were out-scored 52-23 over the final three quarters.

  • Glenwood’s Smith named first...

    The Iowa Newspaper Association released its all-state football teams in  Class 4A, 3A, 2A, 1A, A and Eight-Man last week.

    In a poll of state sportswriters, Glenwood senior Spencer Smith was selected as a first team member of the Class 3A first team offense. Smith led the Rams with 1,138 yards rushing and 11 touchdowns on 131 attempts this season. The 5-foot-10, 161 pounder also led Glenwood with 97 tackles and an interception on defense.