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Today's News

  • Glenwood posts links victory

    Kathryn Gunderson won top individual honors to lead Glenwood to a dual victory over Council Bluffs St. Albert in Hawkeye 10 Conference girls golf at Fox Run Golf Course in Council Bluffs Thursday.

    Gunderson and teammate Sophie Benson tied with rounds of 51 but Gunderson won the handicap hole to take home top medalist honors.

    The Rams shot a team round of 213. The Saintes did not post a team score.

    Savannah Mellon added a 54 and Ellie Brown a 57 to complete Glenwood’s scoring.

  • Short-handed Rams win Bedford Co-ed meet

    With part of its team running in Des Moines at the Drake Relays, the Glenwood girls didn’t take the night off.

    The short-handed Rams easily out-paced the field in Bedford, racking up 11 gold medals and 238 points en route to the team title. Sidney was the runner up with 126 points.

    Glenwood coach Cory Faust was in Des Moines for Drake and didn’t see the Bedford meet but the coach said his team performed well above expectations.

  • East Mills’ Schraft wins four medals at Drake Relays qualifiers

    If the Drake Relays are any indication, Janette Schraft’s trophy shelf is likely to get a little more full.

    The Wolverine junior who won a trio of gold medals at last year’s state track meet in the 800, 1,500 and 3,000-meters, medaled in all four events she qualified in at this year’s Drake Relays wrapping up Saturday in Des Moines.

    Competing against the top runners in the state, Schraft placed fourth in the 800-meters on Thursday with a time of 2:15.50. On Friday, she ran a 10:24.48 to place seventh in the 3,000-meters

  • Plans Being Finalized For Athletic Complex Upgrade

    As the Glenwood Community School District locks up its financing, the district’s architects are finalizing design plans for the new $3.7 million athletic complex.

    The district’s Board of Directors approved the issuance of general obligation school capital loan agreement at the April school board meeting. With the purchase of the bond by American National Bank, the district’s financing for the overhaul to the 70-year old athletic complex is in place.

  • City Council OKs Construction Of Water Line At Cemetery

    At the request of Glenwood Municipal Utilities (GMU), the Glenwood City Council has authorized the construction of a new utility line that will run through the city’s cemetery.

    The line, more than 800 feet in length, will carry water from a main on North Locust Street (221st Street) to homes in the “Mintle’s 2nd Addition” neighborhood. The majority of the line will run adjacent to the cemetery’s southern and eastern borders and will not impact existing grave sites.

  • Born In The Fast Lane

    Finley Wood has been living life in the fast lane from the moment he was born.

    The 5-week-old baby, who was a special guest at the Glenwood Fire Station last week, was delivered March 22 in the back of an ambulance by two members of the Glenwood Rescue unit.

    Glenwood Rescue got the call at 5:40 a.m. – “a woman in labor” at the northbound rest area on I-29. Finley was born at 6 a.m., a few minutes after Glenwood Rescue picked up MacKenzie Wood and her husband Trevor at the rest area.

  • Glenwood girls 2-0 at A-D-M Tournament

    The Glenwood girls soccer team finished 2-0 at the A-D-M Tournament in Adel this past weekend.

    The Rams defeated Clear Creek Amana 2-0 and Des Moines Hoover 7-0 to stay a perfect 5-0 on the season.    

    “I am very pleased with how the weekend turned out and it was definitely a great team effort to get both wins,” said Glenwood coach Amy Benson.

    In Friday’s opener against Clear Creek Amana, the score was tied at 0-0 at the half before the Rams’ Avery Blasdel scored off an assist from Mia McCorkle.

  • Rams top LC on links

    Glenwood shot a nine-hole, season-low team score in a 151 to 168 dual victory over Council Bluffs Lewis Central at Fox Run Golf Course in Council Bluffs Friday.

    The Glenwood boys, who are No. 1 in the Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association (IHGCA) Class 3A polls, were led by Ryan Leath’s 1-under-par round of 35. Nick Stavas was the runner up with an even par 36.

    Colton Book and Kris Yakes both carded 40s to complete the Rams’ scoring.

    Seth Wineland led the Titans with a round of 41.

  • East Mills’ Schraft leads area Drake qualifiers

    East Mills’ Janette Schraft will compete in four events at the 109th running of the Drake Relays which begins Thursday in Des Moines.

    Schraft will be running the 400-meter hurdles, the 800, the 1,500 and 3,000-meters at Drake Stadium.
    Glenwood will also be well represented at Drake with five qualifiers.

    The girls’ 4x100-meter relay team will run on the blue oval, as will the boys 4x100 team.

  • Rams run well at Kansas tune-up for Drake Relays

    The Glenwood boys and girls track team got in a nice primer meet for the upcoming Drake Relays by traveling to the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan. last weekend.

    The Glenwood boys qualified in five events for the Kansa Relays: Nate Kennedy in the 100-meter and 400-meter dash and the Rams’ 4x100, 4x200 and the 4x400-meter relays qualified for Kansas.