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Today's Sports

  • Glenwood bounces back from...

    Sydney Biermann and Erin Stanley each smacked home runs for Glenwood in a 16-6 softball victory in five innings at Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson Friday.

    The Rams (10-1), just one night after being no-hit in a 10-0 loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central, were aggressive at the plate all night against the Yellow Jackets (4-4). After scoring five first inning runs, Glenwood added seven more in the fourth in  a game they never trailed in.

  • Titans down Rams in Hawk-10...

    Council Bluffs Lewis Central pitcher Jake Powell limited Glenwood to just two hits in an 11-1 Titan victory in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball Thursday.

    Glenwood coach Kurt Schulz said he thought Powell threw well but the junior hurler was helped by his team’s lack of competitiveness at the plate.

    “He threw well but we didn’t swing well,” Schulz said. “I was little disappointed in our effort offensively.”

  • Big second inning lifts Knights...

    Fremont-Mills broke open a scoreless game with eight runs in the second inning and cruised to a 12-7 victory over East Mills in Corner Conference baseball in Malvern Friday.

    The Knights, who finished with eight hits, took advantage of 14 walks by a trio of Wolverine pitchers in the win. F-M led 9-0 before East Mills was able to plate three runs in the bottom of the third. They added four more in the fourth but could get no closer.

  • Rams’ Von Essen named to...

    Glenwood senior Blake Von Essen was named to the first team on the All-Hawkeye 10 Conference boys soccer team.

    The team, released last week, was selected by a vote of conference coaches.

    Von Essen was tabbed as a unanimous first team defender on the team.

    Jordan Renshaw and John Palmer also earned all-conference honors for Glenwood. Renshaw was named to the second team after leading the Rams in assists (four) and scoring six goals. Palmer scored a team-high eight goals and recorded two assists this season.

  • Glenwood golfers fifth at Class...

    The Glenwood girls placed fifth in the Class 3A Girls Golf, Region 2 state qualifier at River Valley Golf Course in Adel Monday.

    Creston shot a 341 to win the sectional title. Centerville was the runner up with a 371. Both punched their tickets to this week’s state golf meet at the Coldwater Golf Links in Ames.

    Two-time defending champion Atlantic was third with a round of 382.

  • Ram softball opens season 3-0

    Sydney Biermann and Brielle Smith each smacked home runs for Glenwood in a Hawkeye 10 Conference softball sweep of Council Bluffs St. Albert Thursday.

    Biermann tossed a 1-hitter in the Rams’ 10-0, five inning game one win. The junior struck out 10 and helper her cause at the plate with a grand slam and five total runs driven in for the game.

    In game two, Taryn Bertini recorded the win in the circle in the 13-1 victory that was stopped after three innings.
    Smith belted a two-run home run and Brooklyn Hanshaw stole four bases in the game two win.

  • Glenwood boys soccer season ends...

    A two goal burst just before halftime turned a back-and-fourth 1-0 game into an insurmountable lead for Harlan in a 6-1 victory over Glenwood in the Class 2A, Substate 8 semifinals in Harlan last Wednesday.

    “We played a very good team tonight,” said Glenwood coach Cort Lovato. “They are fast and move the ball very well at all three levels of the field. We were able to play with them during stretches, however they were able to capitalize on our mistakes and put some in the net.”

  • 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.