Today's News

  • Glenwoods drop two at TJ tournament

    The Glenwood girls soccer team lost a pair of matches at the Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Tournament Saturday.

    The Rams (1-3) fell 4-1 to Class 2A, No. 11 Dallas Center-Grimes and 3-1 to Class 2A, No. 8 Spencer. Class 2A, No. 14 ranked Glenwood has lost three straight to higher ranked teams since opening the season with a decisive 4-1 win over Sioux City West.

  • Rams claim 11 gold medals to win Lady Tiger Relays

    The Glenwood girls won 11 events and ran away with the team title at the Lady Tigers Relays in Red Oak Thursday.

    The Rams racked up 184 points to easily out-pace runner up Creston’s 145 to win the AA Division title.

    Audrey Arnold, Janette Schraft and Abby Hughes each won three gold medals on the night for Glenwood. Arnolds won the long jump, 100-meter hurdles and ran a leg of the gold medal-winning shuttle hurdle relay.

    Hughes claimed the 400-meter dash title and ran on the sprint medley and 4x400-meter relay teams that won gold.

  • Rams win links opener

    Savannah Mellon won top medalist honors and Glenwood scored a 206 to 268 dual victory over Treynor in girls golf last Tuesday at the Glenwood golf course.

    Mellon carded a round of 47 for top individual honors. Teammate Kathryn Gunderson was the runner up with a round of 51.

  • Glenwood second at Clarinda

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central edged Glenwood for team title at the 82nd annual Cardinal Relays in Clarinda Friday.

    The Titans won eight events and scored 169 points to the Rams’ 155 in the Class 3A division. Council Bluffs St. Albert easily won the Class 2A division.

    The Rams continued to show good depth, winning four of seven relays and taking second in two others and battling with the Titans all meet long.

  • Glenwood soccer knocks off Kuemper, off to 2-0 start

    John Palmer’s goal in the 76th minute lifted Glenwood a 2-1 victory over Kuemper Catholic and a 2-0 start to the season Friday in Carroll.

    “This game was fun to be a part of,” said Glenwood coach Cort Lovato. “Both teams played with a passion. The boys did not panic once Kuemper tied the game with 10 minutes to go. The boys kept playing the same way and were able to score the winning goal. The boys kept doing what we are asking of them and they were able to persevere for the conference win of the season.”

  • Rams sweep H-10 Southern Division titles

    The Glenwood boys and girls track teams got off to a strong start in the outdoor track season with a sweep of the team titles as the Hawkeye 10 Conference Southern Division Meet last Tuesday in Creston.

    The Ram girls and boys combined to win 30 of 38 events at the co-ed event.

    Glenwood’s girls won 16 events to rack up 182 team points and easily out-pace Creston’s 98 points while the Rams boys won 14 events and finished with 181 points.

  • Still Making A Splash At 95

    Swimming has been a part of Doris Wendt’s life for as long as she can remember.

    “I’ve been in the water ever since I was a little kid – wading pools or whatever was available,” the 95-year-old Glenwood resident said during a recent interview.

  • YMCA Kicks Off Strong Communities Campaign

    The YMCA of Greater Omaha, the governing body for the Mills County YMCA in Glenwood, has kicked off its 2019 Strong Communities Campaign.

    Strong Communities donations provide scholarships for YMCA programs and services to Mills County residents in financial need, fulfilling the Y’s mission to “build healthy mind, body and spirit for all.” In 2018 the YMCA of Greater Omaha provided more than $1.7 million in scholarship and financial assistance to the communities it serves.

  • Glenwood Firefighters Complete Ice Rescue Training

    Ten more members of the Glenwood Volunteer Fire Department have completed the necessary training to become Ice Certified Technicians.

    After completing six hours of classroom instruction, the firefighters spent a recent Sunday afternoon getting hands-on training on the ice and in the cold water at Glenwood Lake Park.

    The instruction was taught by GVFD Second Assistant Chief James Clark, a certified instructor with Dive Rescue International.

  • Wolverines place two on All-Corner Conference team

    East Mills’ Alex Knop and Pedro Ragozzo were named to the All-Conference Conference Basketball teams released last week.

    Knop was joined on the girls first team by Sidney’s Maddy Duncan and Caitlyn Ward and Griswold’s Jocelyn Amos and Brittney Beebe. Duncan and Beebe were both unanimous “Elite” selections. Duncan led the conference in scoring at just over 18 points per game. Beebe was third at 15.3 points per game.