https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sports/rss.xml en Wolverines hang on in wild win https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/wolverines-hang-wild-win <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mason_crouse_wr.jpg" alt="East Mills wide receiver Mason Crouse hauls in a first down pass in the Wolverines’ 51-46 victory over Lamoni Friday." title="East Mills wide receiver Mason Crouse hauls in a first down pass in the Wolverines’ 51-46 victory over Lamoni Friday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> MALVERN - In a game that featured 97 combined points, 794 yards of total offense, 26 penalties and six lead changes, it seems almost anticlimactic that East Mills&rsquo; game-winning score came on a quarterback sneak.</p> <p> Michael Schafer&rsquo;s 1-yard plunge capped a three-play, 11-yard drive &ndash; set up by his interception on defense &ndash; to give the Wolverines the lead for good at 51-46 with 3:06 to go in a wild, 3 hour, 15 minute game in Malvern Friday.</p> Rams third at AL Invite https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-third-al-invite-0 <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/erin_schultz.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Erin Schultz ran a 21:32.50 to place 11th at the Abraham Lincoln invite Saturday in Council Bluffs." title="Glenwood’s Erin Schultz ran a 21:32.50 to place 11th at the Abraham Lincoln invite Saturday in Council Bluffs." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Glenwood girls placed third at the 50th annual Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln Cross Country invitational Saturday at Gale Wickersham Athletic Complex.</p> <p> Southeast Polk, behind top individual finisher Mattison Plummer, was the meet champion with 26 teams points. Southeast Polk had four runners place among the top five at the meet.</p> <p> The Rams&rsquo; tallied 90 points to runner up Harlan&rsquo;s 41 points.</p> Glenwood blanks Heelan on road https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-blanks-heelan-road <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/sully_woods_tackles.jpg" alt="Sully Woods (no. 39) and the Glenwood defense, shown here two weeks ago, limited Bishop Heelan to 154 total yards in a 17-0 victory." title="Sully Woods (no. 39) and the Glenwood defense, shown here two weeks ago, limited Bishop Heelan to 154 total yards in a 17-0 victory." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Last week it was the offense&rsquo;s turn.</p> <p> This week, it was the defense.</p> <p> A week after racking up 644 yards and 44 points in a season-opening shootout victory, Glenwood&rsquo;s defense shut out Sioux City Bishop Heelan while limiting the Crusaders to 154 total yards in a 17-0 victory on the road Friday in Sioux City.</p> <p> &ldquo;We played a pretty complete game defensively,&rdquo; said Glenwood coach Cory Faust. &ldquo;Our coverage was solid and the guys up front did a nice job as well.&rdquo;</p> Carr drives Rams to win on record-setting night https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/carr-drives-rams-win-record-setting-night <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/carr_0.jpg" alt="Quarterback Zach Carr drops back for a pass in the Rams’ 44-28 season-opening victory over Carroll Friday. Carr threw for 387 yards and five touchdowns while adding another 131 yards on the ground." title="Quarterback Zach Carr drops back for a pass in the Rams’ 44-28 season-opening victory over Carroll Friday. Carr threw for 387 yards and five touchdowns while adding another 131 yards on the ground." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> As a junior last season, Zach Carr tossed two touchdown passes as Glenwood&rsquo;s starting quarterback</p> <p> In Friday&rsquo;s season opener, the Ram QB matched that total in just over a quarter on what would be a record-setting night for the senior.</p> <p> Carr and Glenwood overcame two first half turnovers and a dozen penalties with 644 yards of total offense in a 44-28 victory over Carroll in the season opener played at Council Bluffs Lewis Central Friday.</p> Rams third, sixth at co-ed home meet https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/rams-third-sixth-co-ed-home-meet <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/mullennix.jpg" alt="Rachel Mullennix placed sixth to lead the Glenwood girls to a third place team finish." title="Rachel Mullennix placed sixth to lead the Glenwood girls to a third place team finish." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> The Glenwood girls placed sixth and the boys were sixth at the 45th annual Glenwood Co-ed Invitational Cross Country Meet at Glenwood Lake Park Saturday morning.</p> <p> The Ram girls finished with 76 points. Harlan was the girls champion with 40 points, followed by Atlantic with 63.<br /> Tri-Center&rsquo;s Peyton Pogge bested the field with a time of 18:38.55, more than 26 seconds better than runner up Taylor McCreedy of Atlantic, to win the individual title.</p> Ram volleyball 3-2 at Harlan invite https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/ram-volleyball-3-2-harlan-invite <p> Glenwood won its final two matches and finished 3-2 at the Harlan Invite Saturday.</p> <p> The Rams (5-4) won their opener 21-17, 21-16 over Logan-Magnolia before dropping their next two to East Sac County 2-422, 21-17 and Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln 21-18, 23-21. Glenwood bounced back to knock off Hawkeye 10 Conference foes Council Bluffs St. Albert (21-23, 21-18, 25-12) and the host Cyclones (21-13, 21-15) in its final two matches of the day.</p> <p> Abraham Lincoln was the tournament champion, sweeping all five of its matches.</p> Knights roll in season opener, 50-2 https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/knights-roll-season-opener-50-2 <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/seth_malcom_td_run.jpg" alt="Seth Malcom races to the end zone for a first quarter touchdown in the Knights’ victory over Exira – Elk Horn/Kimballton. " title="Seth Malcom races to the end zone for a first quarter touchdown in the Knights’ victory over Exira – Elk Horn/Kimballton. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> TABOR - Fremont-Mills scored early and often en route to a 50-2 eight-player victory over Exira - Elk Horn/Kimballton in the season opener for both squads Friday night.</p> <p> Junior Seth Malcom scored four touchdowns while rushing for 267 yards to pace the potent Fremont-Mills attack.</p> <p> &ldquo;I think we executed very well,&rdquo; Fremont-Mills head coach Jeremy Christiansen said. &ldquo;For the most part, we did what we needed to do on both sides of the ball.&rdquo;</p> Wolverines notch first win in rout https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/wolverines-notch-first-win-rout <p> East Mills built a 49-0 lead after three quarters and notched its first win of the season in a 49-12 victory over East Union Friday in Eight-man football in Malvern.</p> <p> The Wolverines (1-1) piled up 437 total yards behind Michael Schafer&rsquo;s 19-of-28 passing night for 276 yards and four touchdowns.&nbsp; East Mills also picked up 161 yards rushing, including 90 yards from Jackson Wray and 69 from Schafer.</p>