Today's News

  • Fremont-Mills rides big second quarter to 70-18 rout of Stanton

    A pair of first quarter fumbles and two big plays by Stanton’s Drake Johnson did more than enough to get Fremont-Mills’ attention in what amounted to the Eight-man, District 7 championship game Friday.

    The Knights, with a narrow 14-12 lead after Johnson’s second long touchdown snag, responded by scoring 41 straight points over the final 11 minutes of the first half and cruised to a 70-18 victory.

    Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen said the game plan was pretty simple: be the most physical team on the field.

  • Rams top Cyclones in regional opener

    The tone was set early.

    Glenwood’s fourth meeting with Harlan would not go the same way the previous two match ups did in those decisive Cyclone sweeps.

    The Rams battled and clawed for every point and withstood a furious Cyclone rally to pull out a marathon 30-28 win in that first set.

    Glenwood would go on to win the Class 4A, Region 2 opener 30-28, 22-25, 25-18, 25-22 to even the season series with Harlan at 2-2.

  • Glenwood girls, boys punch ticket to state cross country

    The Glenwood girls and boys cross country teams will both be heading to this Saturday’s Iowa State Cross Country Meet.

    The Rams punched their tickets to state at the Class 3A state qualifying meet at Glenwood Lake Park Thursday. The Glenwood girls placed second and the boys third to earn automatic bids to the state meet this Saturday at Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge.

    Harlan was the girls team champion with 58 points. The boys title went to top ranked Gilbert with 32 points.

  • Police Release Identity Of Body Found In Creek

    The Glenwood Police Department has released the identity of a man found deceased Wednesday morning in Tinkle Branch Creek.  According to a GPD release, officers Blake Westerhold and Trevor Mass located the body of 37-year-old Justin Wright around 8:15 a.m. He was reported missing on Oct. 16.

    His body was found in Tinkle Branch Creek, near the city maintenance yards, between S. Locust Street and Nuckolls Street. The cause of death remains under investigation.

  • School District Puts Athletic Field Complex On Hold

    The new Glenwood Athletic Complex is officially on hold.

    Demolition to the current Ram Memorial Field complex was scheduled to have started last Friday, but work was suspended Thursday after the Glenwood Community School District had no bids to open for the $4.9 million construction project. One construction company did initially submit a bid, but it was withdrawn prior to the bidding deadline.

  • Rams 2-2 at Lewis Central invite

    The Glenwood volleyball team split a quartet of matches at the Council Bluffs Lewis Central Invitational Saturday in Council Bluffs.

  • Wolverines cap 25-win regular season

    The East Mills volleyball team capped its regular season with a dominating 25-7, 25-9, 25-2 victory over Heartland Christian and set a new school record for wins in a season Thursday in Malvern.

    The Class 1A, No. 8 ranked Wolverines finished with a regular season record of 25-5 (5-2 in the Corner Conference) for the most wins in school history. This year’s team broke the record of 24 wins established by last year’s state tournament qualifying squad.

    East Mills hit a blistering .509 on the attack and racked 37 kills in the win.

  • Balanced Wolverines win in 54-0 shutout

    East Mills used a balance offensive attack and a smothering defensive effort in a 54-0 victory over Clarinda Academy in Eight-person football Friday in Malvern.

    The Wolverines (6-2) ran for a season-high 151 yards and got a 200 yard passing performance from quarterback Michael Schafer in their final home game of the season.

    East Mills co-head coach Kevin Schafer said considering the sloppy condition of the field, he was very pleased with his team’s offensive execution.

  • Glenwood pounds away but Titans pull away in 42-14 win

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - The first two drives said it all.

    Glenwood opened the game on a ground-and-pound, 15-play drive that ate up nine minutes of the clock but awarded them zero points after a failed fourth down play.

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central countered with a two-play, 61-yard drive capped by a Mike Gittins’ 18-yard touchdown, that took just 20 seconds.

  • Rams second at H-10 cross country meet

    Glenwood’s Janette Schraft won the individual title and the Ram girls and boys both placed second in the team standings at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Cross Country meet held at Glenwood Lake Park Thursday.

    Glenwood was the fill-in host for the meet after Creston was forced to bow out due to wet conditions on their course.