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To say wrestling runs in the Stortenbecker family is perhaps an understatement. Since 2008, all the four sons of the Leroy and Kelly Stortenbecker – Royce, Lane, Luke and Ryan – have donned the green and white headgear and singlet for East Mills. Last Friday, Ryan, the youngest of the bunch, and...

Jenna Hopp scored 36 points Saturday to become Glenwood’s career all-time leading scorer with 1,485 points.
Nearly a year to the day since Madison Camden topped Glenwood’s all-time scoring chart, Jenna Hopp is the Rams’ new career scoring champion. Camden, now a guard at Peru State College, became the Rams’ scoring champ with a three-pointer in the Rams’ 70-49 win over Creston on Jan. 25, 2022. This past...

Danika Arnold surveys the defense in Glenwood’s loss to North Bend Central at the Nebraska Prep Classic Saturday.
OMAHA - North Bend Central has won the last three Nebraska Class C-1 state championships. And the Tigers showed why on Saturday at the Nebraska Prep Classic, harassing and hounding a Glenwood team with its suffocating man-to-man defense in a 56-48 victory Saturday afternoon at D.J. Sokol Arena. The...

The East Mills basketball team with its Corner Conference Tournament Trophy.
The adage goes, “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride.” The best thing about adages is they do, sometimes, come to an end. After four straight years of runner-up finishes at the Corner Conference Boys Basketball Tournament finals, East Mills won its brass ring. The Wolverines dominated rival Fremont-...

Kate Hughes looks for a passing angle in Glenwood’s overtime loss to Harlan last Tuesday.
For the second time in its last three game, the Glenwood girls basketball team saw their fate decided in overtime. But three days after falling to Harlan 54-52 in the first of their overtime games, the Rams (8-4 overall, 6-2 in the conference) never trailed in the extra-frame Saturday, outscoring...

Glenwood’s Caden Johnson led the Rams with 20 points in Tuesday’s win over Harlan.
Maryville, Mo. escaped Glenwood with a 83-75 victory over the Rams in a boys non-conference basketball tilt Saturday. The two teams combined for 50 first quarter points in a high-scoring affair. The Spoofhounds used a 21-9 second quarter run to pull away from the Rams (9-4 overall, 5-3 in the...
Glenwood’s Vinny Mayberry, C.J. Carter and Mason Koehler all won their weight classes and the Rams finished third as a team at the Rollin Dyer Wrestling Invitational Saturday in Atlantic Saturday. The Rams had four wrestlers reach the finals and tallied 138 points to tie Humboldt for third place....

Miah Urban drives to the basket in East Mills come-from-behind win over Sidney Friday. Urban finished with 14 points in the win.
MALVERN - They trailed for all of three quarters. But you couldn’t see that on the East Mills players’ faces. The Wolverines trailed by as many nine points and didn’t snag their first lead until a minute remained in the third quarter in a 54-51 win over Sidney in Corner Conference girls basketball...

East Mills’ Braden West rises up for two of his 12 points in the Wolverines’ win over Sidney Friday.
MALVERN - A slow first quarter and just a three-point halftime lead gave way to a quick, 17-0 start and a 61-30 victory for East Mills over Sidney in Corner Conference boys basketball Friday in Malvern. The Wolverines (9-1 overall, 4-0 in the conference), coming off their first loss of the season...

Glenwood’s Kayden Anderson brings the ball upcourt against the defensive pressure of Lewis Central’s Nash Paulson.
The Glenwood boys basketball team entered the holiday break on a high note as the Rams pulled out a 56-54 overtime victory over visiting Council Bluffs Lewis Central last Tuesday, Dec. 20. “The kids showed a lot of heart, they showed a lot of passion – they just never quit,” Glenwood Coach Curt...

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