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Today's Sports

  • Rams send three to state

    HARLAN - Tyler Maxwell, Joey Bryan and Colin White advanced to the state tournament and the Glenwood wrestling team placed third at the Class 3A District wrestling meet at Harlan on Saturday.

    West Des Moines Valley was the district champion, topping runner-up Council Bluffs Lewis Central 247 to 199.5 points. Valley had eight state qualifiers, including six champions. The Titans won three weight classes, and advanced eight to state.

    The Rams finished with 147.5 team points and had state tickets punched for Maxwell at 130 pounds, Bryan at 171 and White at 285.

  • Rams’ season ends in...

    Nearly 40 fouls and 45 free throws.

    Not exactly the picture of pretty basketball but it was exactly the kind of tough, defensive-minded game Glenwood coach Curt Schulte envisioned in his team’s Class 3A, District 15 match up with Creston, who split a pair of games with the Rams this season.

    Unfortunately the Rams’ offense got out of sync early with foul trouble to leading scorer Robby King and never seemed to recover in a 56-39 loss last Monday.

  • The 2008-2009 All-Mills County...

    FIRST TEAM

    Robby

    King,

    Glenwood,

    Sr. Center

    Led the Rams with 15.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game and blocked shots (54).

    Brandon

    Herrick,

    Fremont-Mills,

    Sr. Guard

    Led the Knights with 13.6 points per game and 22 three-pointers. Also grabbed 96 rebounds.

    Dylan

    Miller,

    Fremont-Mills,

    Sr. Forward

    Scored 9.5 points per game and grabbed 8.2 rebounds to lead the Knights.

    Jake

    Doyle,

    East Mills,

  • White places sixth at state...

    DES MOINES - Glenwood’s Colin White placed sixth at the Iowa State Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena.

    Waverly-Shell Rock was the Class 3A team champion with 146.5 points. Iowa City West was second with 138.5 points.

    Glenwood’s 11 team points placed them 35th in a four-way tie with Harlan, Mason City and Sioux City East.

  • Wolverines advance to semis with...

    MALVERN - In a near reversal of their eight-person match up on the football field last fall won by Cumberland-Anita-Messina 60-44, the East Mills basketball team ran away from the Cougars for a 60-46 Class 1A, District 15 victory.

    The Wolverines (12-7) forced turnovers on six of CAM’s first nine possessions and opened the game on a 10-2 run. East Mills coach Kevin Schafer felt his team’s quickness and early defensive pressure was the difference against the bigger Cougars.

  • Red hot Lewis Central too much...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Council Bluffs Lewis Central shot a blistering 61 percent from the field and outscored Glenwood 50-22 over the second and third quarters in a 79-42 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory last Tuesday.

    “They really shot it well,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte, whose team dropped its fifth straight game to end the regular season. “They got running on all cylinders and shot 61 percent for the game. Once they started hitting like that we’d have a hand in their face on defense and they’d still knock it down.”

  • Cyclones storm past Rams 50-40...

    The Glenwood girls basketball team’s season ended in the Class 3A, Region 2 semifinals on Saturday with a 50-40 loss to Harlan.

    “We played pretty well, we took pretty good care of the ball, better than we had, but we just didn’t rebound well enough,” said Glenwood coach Leon Portrey.

    The Rams were outrebounded by 30-20 on the night.

  • Cowgirls end Knights’...

    The Sidney girls basketball team built a 24-12 halftime lead en route to a 47-32 Class 1A Region 3 district basketball victory over Fremont-Mill last Tuesday.

    The Knights had 20 turnovers to the Cowgirls’ 23 but Sidney held a 43-31 rebounding edge in a cold shooting night for both teams. Fremont-Mills shot just 29.5 percent (13-of-44) from the field and 6-of-15 at the line. The Cowgirls shot slightly better at 36.6 percent (20-of-55).

    Jessica Donahue led the Knights with 12 points and nine rebounds. Amy Carlson added nine points.

  • Brehm steps down as Glenwood...

    Kim Brehm has resigned from her position as Glenwood Community High School volleyball coach.

    Brehm, who has taught geometry and pre-algebra at the high school for four years and served as head volleybally coach for two, handed in her resignation to the district on Feb. 25.

    Brehm, an Elkhorn, Neb. native, has not decided if she will continue on as a teacher at Glenwood next year but is consdering a move back to the Omaha area.

  • Albert asked to resign as...

    Glenwood football coach Brian Albert has been asked to resign the coaching position he has held since 2003, said the coach.

    Albert confirmed in an interview last Thursday that he was asked to resign by Glenwood Activities Director Scott Arkfeld at a meeting following last fall’s football season.

    “They said they wanted to go in a different direction,” said Albert of his conversation with Arkfeld.

    When asked if he declined the district’s request to resign, Albert replied: “Absolutely.”