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Today's Sports

  • Westover free throws lift

    A pair of A.J. Westover free throws with :06 on the clock was the difference for the East Mills boys basketball team in a 59-57 victory over Clarinda Academy on Friday.

    Westover, who led three Wolverines in double-figures with 22 points, hit 8-of-9 free throws in the win and grabbed five steals.

    Jake Doyle added 14 points and Luke Schafer 12 for East Mills.

    Angelo Kennedy led Clarinda Academy with 13 points and 15 rebounds.

    East Mills 56,

    Essex 55

  • Glenwood girls roll to

    Tori Kruse led five players in double-figures with 18 points for the Glenwood girls in a 97-35 Hawkeye 10 victory over Shenandoah on Friday.

    The Rams (6-9 overall, 4-9 in the conference) opened the game on a 17-4 run en route to a 51-26 halftime lead.

    Glenwood shot a season-high 60 percent from the field and connected on 12-of-20 three pointers. The Rams 97 points were its most in a five-person basketball game, smashing the old school record of 74 points set in 1993.

  • Wildcats no match for Knights in...

    Thomas Ware led four players in double-figures with 15 points for the Fremont-Mills boys basketball team in an 80-44 Corner Conference victory over Hamburg on Friday.

    The Knights shot 46.4 percent from the field (26-of-56) and 21-of-41 from the free throw line.

    Ryan Menicucci pitched in with 14 points and Dylan Miller and Nate Meier each added 10 points and six rebounds.

    Fremont-Mills 53,

    Clarinda Academy 44

  • Wolverines earn second win of...

    The East Mills girls sprinted out to a 30-0 first-quarter lead and never looked back in a 70-18 Corner Conference victory over Clarinda Academy on Friday.

    The Wolverines (2-14 overall, 1-7 in the conference) shot a season-best 58.5 percent from the field (31-of-53) and a held a 27-18 rebounding edge over the Eagles. East Mills also had just five turnovers compared to the Eagles 29.

  • Essex rolls over Fremont-Mills

    Essex outscored the Fremont-Mills girls basketball team 20-6 in the fourth quarter in a 66-41 victory on Friday.

    The Knights (5-7 overall, 2-3 in the Corner Conference) were led by Lauren Alley’s 12 points. Jessica Donahue added 10 and Lynde Madison nine.

    Jocelyn Coleman and Emily Wendstrand led Essex with 22 and 25 points each, respectively.

    South Page 55,

    Fremont-Mills 49

  • Kuemper runs past Rams

    State ranked No. 6 Kuemper Catholic’s depth and quickness was too much for the Glenwood girls in a 75-34 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory on Friday.

    The Knights (12-1) forced 18 first-half turnovers by the Rams and jumped out to a 23-9 first-quarter lead in the win.

  • Glenwood sweeps

    The Glenwood boys basketball team led throughout in their “most complete win of the year” according to coach Curt Schulte in a 63-49 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Kuemper Catholic on Friday in Carroll.

    “This was a nice win to get, especially for us being on the road,” said Schulte.

    The Rams’ (6-7 overall, 6-5 in the conference) seven-point halftime lead swelled to 15 with a 20-12 third-quarter run that had the Rams leading by as many as 20 in the second half.

  • Wolverines ousted in conference...

    Jake Doyle’s three pointer with :02 left on the clock clanged off as Villisca eliminated the East Mills boys basketball team 46-45 in the semifinals of the Corner Conference tournament on Thursday at Stanton.

    The Wolverines (6-7) battled the taller Bluejays all night with a gambling style offense coach Kevin Schafer encouraged his team to play.

  • Ram grapplers finish 2-3 at...

    The Glenwood wrestling team traveled to Sioux City over the weekend for the Sioux City Heelan Invitational.

    The Rams, competing in Pool A, finished with a dual record of 2-3 at the invitational.

    Glenwood earned a 73-3 dominating win over host Heelan and the other victory came in a 49-19 decision over Sioux City East. The Rams were defeated by Sibley-Ocheyedan by a criteria decision based on Sibley’s five falls to Glenwood’s four after a 36-36 tie in regulation. The Rams took its other two losses from Logan Magnolia (37-23) and Lincoln (Neb. ) East (42-27).

  • East Mills girls get first win

    The East Mills girls basketball team recorded its first win of the season on Thursday with a 57-30 victory over Clarinda Academy.

    The game served as a benefit for Villisca senior Joel Herzberg, who was seriously injured in a skiing accident over Christmas break.

    Katie Fritz had 18 points, 14 rebounds and five assists to lead the Wolverines (1-13 overall, 1-6 in the Corner Conference). Shelby Sommerla had 12 points and five steals in the win.