Today's News

  • Glenwood High Honor Roll

    The following students have been named to the Glenwood Community High School First Quarter Honor Roll.

  • Under New Management

    The Davies Amphitheater is now officially under new management, but don’t expect to see any drastic changes when the outdoor concert season rolls around next summer.

    Glenwood resident Gordon Woodrow and his wife, Lori, assumed their new management duties at the amphitheater from Russ and Sybil Finken earlier this fall.

  • Glenwood School District to decide on ISL

    The Glenwood Community School District will hold a special election on Feb. 3 to determine if the district will be allowed to pursue a 10-year Instructional Support Levy (ISL), effective July 1, 2009.

    The district has been holding public meetings since September to discuss the ISL. If passed, the ISL would allow the district to pursue general fund revenue for curriculum improvements, new teachers and technology purchases.

    Glenwood is just one of two school districts in the Hawkeye 10 Conference and 23 statewide that does not currently have an ISL in place.

  • Herrick's big night lifts Knights

    Brandon Herrick scored a season-high 30 points and dished out five assists to lead the Fremont-Mills boys basketball team to a rally from 15 points down to defeat Farragut 71-64 on Saturday.

    After giving up 46 first half points, the Knights’ defense buckled down after halftime to allow just six field goals and 18 points.

  • Rams slay Knights for first victory

    The Glenwood boys basketball team had four players score in double-figures in a 54-46 Hawkeye 10 Conference victory over Kuemper Catholic on Friday for the Rams’ first win of the season.

    The win was the Rams’ first in four tries this season after losses to Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson, Harlan and Council Bluffs Lewis Central. After shooting less than 32 percent in all three losses, Glenwood shot 42 percent against the Knights and turned the ball over a season-low eight times.

  • Rams fourth at West Des Moines Valley tourney

    Colin White won the heavyweight class and four other Glenwood wrestlers finished in the top three as the Rams placed fourth at the West Des Moines Valley Invitational on Saturday.

    Host Valley was the team champion with 225 points, followed by Indianola (203) and Sioux City North (161).

    “We had an outstanding first round and we only lost three matches. The second round was the complete opposite and we only won three matches. We need to work on our consistency,” said Dyer. “We can’t be a yo-yo team and expect to be in the final two.

  • Knights roll over Farragut, 61-29

    Lauren Allen scored 21 points and Jessica Donahue 12 as the Fremont-Mills girls basketball team handed Farragut a 61-29 Corner Conference loss on Saturday.

    The Knights led 35-11 at the half and the Admirals never got closer than 20 points in the second half.

    Fremont-Mills forced 38 turnovers in the win and held the Admirals to 36 percent shooting.

    Sidney 44,

    Fremont-Mills 37

    The Sidney girls basketball team outlasted Fremont-Mills in a 44-37 Corner Conference victory on Friday.

  • Rams swat Yellojackets 69-42

    The Glenwood girls basketball team avenged a seven-point loss in last year’s season opener with a 69-42 victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday. The Rams (1-0) dominated from the opening tip, not allowing a Yellowjacket field goal until just 1:31 remained in the opening quarter. “I really think we did a lot of good things for a first game,” said Glenwood coach Leon Portrey.

  • Glenwood looking to winter sports

    As with the changing of the seasons, our focus moves to winter sports at GCHS. Basketball players and wrestlers are in full swing at 6 a.m. to prepare for another competitive season in the Hawkeye 10. The girls’ basketball team opened their season prior to Thanksgiving break with a convincing win over Class 4A school Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson. Coach Portrey has three seniors leading this young group to the top half of the conference.

  • Glenwood shooting woes continue in loss to Harlan

    The Glenwood boys basketball team’s shooting woes continued in a 48-40 Hawkeye 10 Conference loss to Harlan on Thursday. The Rams (0-2, 0-1 in the conference) shot 31.9 percent from the field (15-of-47) and 6-of-16 at the free throw line in the loss. Robby King led Glenwood with 16 points and 13 rebounds. Nate Lincoln added six points on a pair of three pointers. C.B.