https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sports/rss.xml en Strong pitching carries Glenwood to road win https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/strong-pitching-carries-glenwood-road-win <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/schutte_better.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Colton Schutte struck out 10 and allowed just one hit in five innings of work in 6-2 victory over Atlantic last week." title="Glenwood’s Colton Schutte struck out 10 and allowed just one hit in five innings of work in 6-2 victory over Atlantic last week." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Pierce Harrington carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning in a complete-game one-hit victory for Glenwood in a 4-0 win in Creston last Tuesday.</p> <p> Harrington held the Panthers hitless through 6 1/3 innings before the Panthers&rsquo; Bryce Fitzgerald singled with one out in the seventh.</p> <p> As is the custom, Schultz didn&rsquo;t say a word about a potential no-hitter to his senior right-hander as the hitless streak stretched into the seventh.</p> Knights earn share of Corner Conference title https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/knights-earn-share-corner-conference-title <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/kendall_reed_fm.jpg" alt="Kendall Reed took the loss in the circle for the Knights in a game-one loss to Stanton but the junior singled and drove in a run in the 9-0 game two victory." title="Kendall Reed took the loss in the circle for the Knights in a game-one loss to Stanton but the junior singled and drove in a run in the 9-0 game two victory." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Fremont-Mills dropped the opening game of a double-header to Stanton 9-7 but bounced for a 9-0 win in the nightcap to secure a share of the Corner Conference regular season title last Tuesday.</p> <p> The Knights (10-14 overall, 6-2 in the conference) will share the conference crown with Sidney (13-9 overall, 6-2 in the conference).</p> <p> The Vikings trailed 2-1 heading into the bottom of the third when they plated four runs to take the lead for good.</p> Carroll hands Rams loss on senior night https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/carroll-hands-rams-loss-senior-night <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bertini_0.jpg" alt="Glenwood’s Sydney Biermann took the tough luck loss for the Rams in Friday’s 4-1 loss to Carroll. The senior allowed just three hits and one earned run." title="Glenwood’s Sydney Biermann took the tough luck loss for the Rams in Friday’s 4-1 loss to Carroll. The senior allowed just three hits and one earned run." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Carroll hurler Julia LaRue struck out eight and scattered four hits in a 4-1 victory over Glenwood to spoil senior night in Glenwood Friday.</p> <p> &ldquo;Compared to the first time we saw them, I felt like we walked into the box with a lot more confidence,&rdquo; said Glenwood coach Kylee Stanton. &ldquo;We put a lot of balls in play, it just seemed like we weren&rsquo;t getting the timely hit we needed. We were hitting at people. Their pitcher threw well, harder than some (pitchers) we&rsquo;ve seen and defensively they were just solid.&rdquo;</p> Shen’s Doyle stymies Knights in 12-1 victory https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/shen%E2%80%99s-doyle-stymies-knights-12-1-victory <p> Blake Doyle tossed a four-hitter on the mound and drove in three runs at the plate for Shenandoah in a 12-1, five-inning victory over Fremont-Mills in non-conference baseball Friday night in Shenandoah.</p> <p> Doyle kept the Knights off balance all night. The sophomore struck out six, walked just one and scattered four hits in the complete-game victory. At the plate the sophomore singled to drive in three runs and drew a walk.</p> <p> Owen McCunn and Devin Morelock picked up two hits each for Shenandoah.<br /> <br /> <strong>East Mills 14,<br /> Essex 4</strong></p> Knights rally for conference title https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/knights-rally-conference-title <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/team_trophy_corner.jpg" alt="The Fremont-Mills baseball team rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the seventh inning with six runs to defeat Stanton and win the school’s first Corner Conference title since 2017. " title="The Fremont-Mills baseball team rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the seventh inning with six runs to defeat Stanton and win the school’s first Corner Conference title since 2017. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> For 6 2/3 innings, Donnie Weis and his Stanton teammates had Fremont-Mills&rsquo; number.</p> <p> Weis was masterful on the mound, scattering five hits and two earned runs while striking out seven Knights to take a 4-1 lead into the seventh inning. But the right-handed senior hit his pitch limit with two outs in the frame, forcing the Vikings to the bullpen.</p> <p> That&rsquo;s when the Knights sprang to life.</p> Glenwood miscues prove costly in 10-3 loss at CB Lewis Central https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/glenwood-miscues-prove-costly-10-3-loss-cb-lewis-central <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/pierce_harrington_p.jpg" alt="Pierce Harrington fired a four-hit, complete-game shutout in Glenwood’s 1-0 victory over Denison in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball." title="Pierce Harrington fired a four-hit, complete-game shutout in Glenwood’s 1-0 victory over Denison in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Glenwood could not overcome stranding 12 runners on base and committing four errors in a 10-3 loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central Friday in Council Bluffs Friday.</p> <p> The Titans slapped 10 hits while remaining unbeaten in the Hawkeye 10 Conference.</p> <p> &ldquo;This was kind of typical for Lewis Central, they always hit the ball,&rdquo; said Glenwood coach Kurt Schultz. &ldquo;They had a couple big innings that hurt us and we had some miscues too that may not have shown up as physical errors but we didn&rsquo;t get them out when could have.&rdquo;</p> Big fifth inning lifts Cowgirls to Corner Conference crown https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/big-fifth-inning-lifts-cowgirls-corner-conference-crown <p> Sidney scored eight runs in the fifth inning to down Fremont-Mills 11-6 and win its third straight Corner Conference Softball Tournament title Friday in Sidney.</p> <p> The Knights (8-13) opened the game with a three-run first inning and starter Kendall Reed took the 3-0 lead and cruised into the fifth inning nursing a three-hitter. But the Cowgirls (11-9) got their offense clicking there.</p> <p> Jolie Sheldon smacked a bases loaded doubled to drive in three runs and Danica Lauman drove in two more as part of the eight-run fifth.</p> Biermann three-run homer helps Rams to 6-3 win https://www.opinion-tribune.com/content/biermann-three-run-homer-helps-rams-6-3-win <img src="https://www.opinion-tribune.com/sites/www.opinion-tribune.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/biermann.jpg" alt="Sydney Biermann’s three-run home run in the top of the seveth inning helped Glenwood to a 6-3 win over Council Bluffs Lewis Central Friday," title="Sydney Biermann’s three-run home run in the top of the seveth inning helped Glenwood to a 6-3 win over Council Bluffs Lewis Central Friday," align="left" hspace="6" /><p> Sydney Biermann&rsquo;s three-run home run in the top half of the seventh inning put Glenwood ahead for good in a 6-3 victory over Council Bluffs Lewis Central Friday in Hawkeye 10 Conference softball.</p> <p> With the win the Rams (17-12 overall, 12-6 in the conference) secured a season sweep of the Titans.</p> <p> Glenwood coach Kylee Stanton said she had a feeling Biermann was due heading into her team&rsquo;s final at bats.</p>