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  • Glenwood wins two gold medals,...

    Nate Kennedy’s gold medal run in the 400-meters and a blistering anchor run in the sprint medley relay helped Glenwood to its second gold medal and a top 10 team finish in the Iowa State Track and Field Championship in Des Moines Saturday.

    The Rams won five medals and finished with 38 team points.

    Marion edged Atlantic 69 to 63 to win the Class 3A boys team title before a crowd of more than 10,000 at Drake Stadium.

  • Kennedy is golden for Glenwood,...

    It was just over two months ago – 69 days in fact – that Nate Kennedy nailed a pair of free throws to clinch Glenwood’s first ever state basketball championship.

    On Thursday, Kennedy came up clutch again and nailed down a title of his own at the Iowa State Track and Field Championship with a gold medal in the 400-meters.

    The Glenwood senior, who battled a hamstring injury all season, ran a 48.28 to win the 400 and his first individual state track gold medal on the blue oval of Drake Stadium Thursday.

  • Schraft earns 1A runner-up...

    First place: Danville.

    Second place: Janette Schraft.

    Third place: South Winneshiek.

    Janette Schraft?

    The East Mills junior, didn’t accomplish her goal of winning four gold medals at the Iowa State Track and Field Championships this weekend – she won three – but she did achieve something perhaps just as impressive.
    Schraft placed second. As a team. All by herself.

  • Glenwood girls headed back to...

    The Glenwood girls tennis team is headed back to the Iowa State Tennis Tournament.

    The Rams knocked off Denison 5-0 in the Class 1A, Region 1 final Saturday morning in Atlantic to punch their ticket to state. The state berth is the Rams’ second straight and also the second in school history.

  • Rams sending 24 to state track

    The Glenwood girls and boys each won the district title and combined to qualify in 24 events for this week’s Iowa State Track Meet.

    At the Class 3A State Qualifying Meet in Atlantic in Thursday, the Glenwood girls won the district title with 173 points to easily out distance runner up ADM’s 121 points. The girls qualified in a school-record 14 events at the meet.
    The Glenwood boys punched 10 tickets to state of their own while winning the district title over the host Trojans 160 to 151 in the team standings.

  • East Mills’ Schraft headed to...

    East Mills Janette Schraft and Fremont-Mills’ Clara Schaaf both punched their tickets to state in four events each at the Class 1A State Qualifying Meet in Tabor Thursday.

    Schraft, a junior, won the 800-meters, 1,500-meters and the 400-meter hurdles but had to wait until Friday to learn her time of 11:05.58 in the 3,000-meters was good enough among those not securing automatic bids. Bedford’s Emma Lucas won the automatic berth with a time of 10:44.78.

  • Area State Track Qualifiers

    Glenwood Girls
    High jump -  Lauren Becker and Danielle Hardcastle.
    Discus – Elle Scarborough.
    Shot put - Sydney Biermann.
    200m run - Sadey Allgood.
    3000m run - Emma Hughes.
    1500m run – Emma Hughes.
    100m hurdles - Audrey Arnold.
    400m hurdles - Lauren Becker.
    Sprint medley relay – Glenwood (Jaeda Wilson, Bailey Ostrander, Sadey Allgood and Elle Scarborough).
    4x800m relay – Glenwood (Lauren Becker, Kate Kaufman, Danielle Hardcastle and Abby McIntyre).

  • Ryan Leath won his second...

    Colton Book’s round of 77 was a bright spot for a Glenwood team that came up two agonizing strokes short of a top two finish at Friday’s Class 3A sectional at the Majestic Hills Country Club in Denison.

    The Rams shot a team round of 325 to come up just short of second place A-D-M’s 323. Atlantic was the sectional champion with a round of 309. The top two teams and five individual scores advance to this week’s district meet with a shot at state on the line.

  • Knights complete rare Corner ‘...

    TABOR - Four-peat?

    The Fremont-Mills boys track team are indeed winners of their fourth straight Corner Conference title with the victory on its home track in Tabor last Tuesday.

    The Knights won six events and placed in the top three in 11 other events to rack up 158 points. Sidney was the runner up with 122 points.

    “This was by far the toughest of the four,” said Fremont-Mills boys coach Mike Wood.

  • Rams’ Ibanez, Konfrst sweep...

    Glenwood’s Joel Ibanez and Adam Konfrst swept the boys singles titles and the Rams’ Brielle Smith and Sierra Stouder won the girls’ No. 2 singles bracket at a windy Hawkeye 10 Conference Tennis Tournament last Monday at the Koch Family Tennis Center in Omaha.

    The Shenandoah girls – who won both the No. 1 and No. 2 singles and the No. 1 doubles brackets – repeated as conference champions after edging Glenwood 30-22 in the team scores.