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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • Rams stay perfect with sweep of...

    A pair of quick starts at the plate and a pair of equally impressive pitching performances from Sydney Biermann and Taryn Bertini helped Glenwood to a sweep of Kuemper Catholic in Hawkeye 10 Conference softball Thursday.

    Glenwood won game one 13-9 and then came back to shutout the Knights 9-0 in the nightcap. With the wins the Rams improve to 6-0 on the season.

    “Our girls are playing with a lot of confidence right now,” said Glenwood coach Kylie Stanton.

  • Rams’ season ends one win short...

    The game wasn’t over at halftime but that was all Council Bluffs Lewis Central needed.

    The No. 1 ranked and two-time defending state champion Titans looked the part in the first half as their experienced, attacking front line picked Glenwood apart for six first half goals en route to a 9-0 victory to punch their ticket to state in the Class 2A, Region 2 finals in Council Bluffs Monday night.

  • Glenwood fourth at state team...

    WATERLOO - The Glenwood girls tennis team capped its historic season with a fourth place finish at the Class 1A, Girls State Tennis Tournament at the Byrnes Park Tennis Center in Waterloo Saturday.

  • 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.”

  • 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 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.