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  • Glenwood girls run to third at...

    The Glenwood girls track team ran to first place finishes in the 4x400-meter and the shuttle hurdle relay to place third in the team standings at the Lady Cardinal Relays at Clarinda last Tuesday.

    Atlantic was the team champion with 188 points. Creston edged Glenwood 120 to 118 for second place.

    Katie Larsen in the 3,000 and Katie Staiert in the 800-meters both earned second place medals along with the Rams 4x800-meter relay team.

    Lydia Bienlien earned a pair of medals in the long jump and the 100-meter dash.

  • Corner Conference Basketball...

    Herrick, Westover named to conference first team

    Fremont-Mills guard Brandon Herrick and East Mills guard A.J. Westover were tabbed as first team selections on the 2008-2009 All-Corner Conference basketball teams.

    Herrick, a 6-foot-2 senior, led the Knights in scoring this season with 13.6 points per game and 22 thee-pointers. Westover, also a senior, shared the team lead with 12.3 points per game and grabbed 65 steals this season as the Wolverines finished one game short of its first state tournament berth.

  • Three first-half goals lift Rams

    The Glenwood boys soccer team scored three first-half goals in a 3-1 win over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson on Friday.

    “We played a pretty good game,” said Glenwood coach Mike Artist. “We kept pushing, passed the ball well and took advantage of our opportunities.”

  • Tigers roll to 8-1 win over Rams

    Grant Nikseresht won the opening singles match for the Glenwood boys tennis team, and that was it as Red Oak won the five singles matches and swept the doubles matches for an 8-1 Hawkeye 10 Conference tennis victory last Monday.

    Nikseresht led wire-to-wire in his 10-6 victory over Eduardo Sokolnik, a foreign exchange student from Brazil.

    “Grant played a great match and was very calm as he picked up an important district win,” said Glenwood coach Jim Tucker.

  • Corning narrowly escapes

    Corning edged Glenwood 5-4 in a non-confernce girls tennis dual last Wednesday.

    Lydia Sperling and Jennifer Morgan won their singles matches 8-2 and 8-1 respectively.

    Sperling and Rams' No. 1 Alexa Bledsoe combined for a doubles win over Lindsey Bohannon and Tori Sorensen.

    In the Rams' other double victory, Shelby Cronk and Brittany Dedor combined to down Marian Evans and Shawnee Sproles 7-6 in a tiebreaker.

  • Ram defense tames Mustangs

    The Glenwood boys basketball team held Shenandoah to just two points combined in the second and third quarters en route to a 57-29 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory on Friday.

    The Rams (8-7 overall, 8-5 in the conference) held the Mustangs to 9-of-40 shooting from the field (22.5 percent) and forced 15 turnovers. Glenwood also held a 40-24 rebounding edge.

  • Knights run away from Wildcats

    TABOR - The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team used a 17-5 run over the final 4:12 of the first half to run away from Hamburg in a 57-39 victory on Friday.

    The Knights used its pressure defense to force 18 turnovers and confuse the Wildcat offense.

    “We ran a little bit of a zone defense tonight,” said Fremont-Mills coach Rod Williams after the game. “We mixed things up a little bit and I think that gave them some problems on offense.”

    Those problems and the resulting turnovers led to a steady diet of fast break points for the Knights.

  • 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,