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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Glenwood harriers place seventh...

    The Glenwood boys cross country team placed seventh at the Pella Invitational Cross County Meet on Saturday.

    Iowa City West was the team champion with all five of their runners placed in the top 11 for a total of 31 points to easily out-pace second place Pella’s 68 points.
    Thomas Pollard of Gilbert ran away with the individual title with a time of 16:13.

  • Rams sweep Roncalli, South

    The Glenwood volleyball team improved to 5-2 on the season with a sweep of Omaha Roncalli and Omaha South at home Thursday.

    The Rams knocked Roncalli 25-15, 25-23 in the opener and then followed that up with a dominating sweep of South, 25-10, 25-8.

    “Very solid games for us,” said Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus. “We had great passing and defense which allowed us to do more offensively.”

  • Jennings runs wild in Wolverine...

    Colby Jennings rushed for a career high 236 yards and East Mills got its first victory of the season with a 28-7 win over Shenandoah on Friday.

    The Wolverines led 22-0 after the first quarter and cruised to victory behind Jennings’ career night. The senior carried the ball 25 times, scored on a 99 yard touchdown and added a 62- yard interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter on defense, where he recorded seven tackles.

    Josh Hopkins added 60 yards and a touchdown rushing for East Mills.