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Today's Sports

  • Rams suffer first loss on pitch

    The No. 14 ranked Glenwood girls soccer team suffered its first loss of the season on Friday with a 2-0 setback against Sioux City East.

    The Rams (4-1 overall, 3-0 in the Hawkeye 10 Conference) struggled to adjust to the Black Raiders’ offensive scheme in the loss.

    “Sioux City East played a formation that we were not used to seeing,” said Glenwood coach Amy Benson.  They did a really good job of using their outside defenders as an extra option on offense.”

  • Glenwood wins soccer opener 5-1

    The Glenwood girls soccer team used a quick start to get off to a winning start this season with a 5-1 victory on the road at Sioux City North Friday.

    The Rams’ Taylor Bardsley opened the scoring for Glenwood just two minutes into the game. The quick start gave the Rams the momentum they never let go of.

  • Glenwood girls run away with...

    HARLAN - The Glenwood girls placed in the top two in 10 events to edge Harlan in the team standings at the Koos Relays Friday in Harlan.

    The Rams finished with 126.75 points to the Cyclones’ 119. Shenandoah was a distant third with 65 points.

    “The Rams had a mission in Harlan, which was to perform at a high level,” said Glenwood Coach Brad Rasmussen. “It was a night the Rams were trying to put themselves in position to possibly qualify for the Drake Relays.”

  • Glenwood wins Cardinal Relays

    CLARINDA - The Glenwood boys track team scored 128 team points to edge Harlan at the Cardinal Relays in Clarinda Friday.

    The Rams won four gold medals and finished as runners up in five other events in winning their second straight meet this season despite being short-handed.

  • Rams fall 65-40 in state opener

    DES MOINES - In its historic post-season run, the Glenwood boys basketball team rallied three times over favored opponents to reach the state tournament.

    Tuesday, in its first state tournament appearance in 63 years, the Rams dug themselves a hole they couldn’t dig out of.

    Top-seeded Williamsburg sprinted out to a 13-2 lead and never let Glenwood back in the game in a 65-40 victory in the quarterfinals at the Iowa State Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Arena.

  • BOYS STATE BASKETBALL PREVIEW

    The Glenwood boys basketball team continues its underdog status in its opening round game at the state tournament against top seeded Williamsburg. The Raiders enter having won 20 straight games, including its last three post-season games by an average of 11 points per game. Glenwood, the No. 8 seed, won its three post-season games by a combined eight points to get to 12-12 on the season and make the school’s first state tournament since Harry Truman was President.

  • The Boys of '52

    Harry Truman was in the White House, TV was still in its infancy and the Glenwood boys basketball team was in the Iowa State Basketball Tournament for the first time.

    The year was 1952.

    Tuesday, the Rams make a historic return trip to state - taking on Williamsburg in the Class 3A quarterfinals at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines.

    It's been so long since the Glenwood boys last played at state (63 years), the school can’t locate a trophy or a plaque from that season.

  • Knight comeback comes up short...

    DES MOINES - A first half of 29 percent shooting and a near eight minute scoring drought while getting down 33-22 would be enough to dampen almost any coach’s mood.

    Not Fremont-Mills Coach Rod Williams.

    “There’s no quit in these kids. I knew, at halftime, I had no doubt, this game would be decided in the last possession,” Williams said after the game.

    Williams was right.

  • Rams headed to state

    ATLANTIC - It has been 63 years since Glenwood last played in the Iowa State Basketball Tournament.

    Make that, had been.

    The Rams battled back from an 11-2 deficit to open the game and avenged two regular season losses to Denison with a 54-49 victory in the Class 3A, substate finals in Atlantic Monday to earn a bid to the state tournament for the first time since 1952.

  • Rams down Atlantic in district...

    ATLANTIC - The Glenwood boys basketball team avenged two regular-season losses to Atlantic with a 70-69 victory in the Class 3A, District 16 opener Monday in Atlantic.

    With the win, the Rams (10-12) will play Harlan (15-6) Thursday in the district finals at Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln. Tip off is set for 7 p.m.
     

    “This was a great win tonight,” said Glenwood coach Curt Schulte after the victory over Atlantic. “It was a great district atmosphere and we came up big.”