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Today's Sports

  • 17-0 run lifts Knights over...

          The Fremont-Mills girls rode a 17-0 second quarter run and a strong defensive effort to a 50-20 victory over Heartland Christian in Corner Conference basketball on Tuesday at Iowa Western Community College.
        After a rough first quarter on both ends of the court, the Knights rattled off 17 straight points in the second quarter to turn a slim 13-7 lead into a 30-7 halftime lead.

  • Knights stay perfect in Corner


                    Dakota Thomas scored 21 points and Clayton Wilson 14 to lead the Fremont-Mills boys basketball team to a 45-39 victory over Nishnabotna on Friday.
        The Knights (3-1 overall, 3-0 in the Corner Conference) used a 16-9 second quarter run to pull away.

  • Hillyer’s 27 leads Wolverines to...

        Colden Hillyer scored a career-high 27 points and East Mills boys out-scored Nishnabotna 35-18 in the second half en route to a 64-36 victory in Corner Conference basketball on Friday.
        The Wolverines connected on just 43 percent of their shots from the field (25-of-57) and 12-of-28 on free throws but they grabbed 13 steals and blocked six shots on the defensive end.
        Hillyer hit 11-of-18 shots and grabbed 18 rebounds.
        Keegan Wederquist and Joe VanSant each chipped in seven points.

  • Strong second half lifts...

       Glenwood took the lead briefly in the third quarter but couldn’t hold on as Class ranked No. 4 Atlantic out-scored the Rams’ 34-18 over the final 12:15 of the game to post a 58-43 Hawkeye 10 Conference boys basketball victory before a reporter-estimated 500 in Glenwood.

  • Blue Demons get past Wolverines

        Nishnabotna scored 44 first-half points in a 67-47 victory over East Mills in Corner Conference girls basketball on Friday.
        The Wolverines (1-3 overall, 0-1 in the conference) scored 32 first-half points of their own but couldn’t keep up with the Blue Demons.
        Joni Laughlin, Devin Laughlin and Katie Sowers each scored 11 points to lead East Mills. Brianna Weak added seven rebounds.

    East Mills 63,
    Underwood 36    

  • Rams win Dan Hill Invite

        The Glenwood boys wrestling team had two first place trophy winners and six more wrestlers place in the top three in their weight classes to take home the team title at the Dan Hill Invitational Wrestling Tournament on Saturday in Harlan.
        The Rams’ edged second place Gretna, Neb. 187.5 to 152.5 in the team scores.
        “We wrestled really well as a team,” said Glenwood coach Brad Asche. “Could have been better. We’re always looking to improve.”

  • Wilson, Phillips all-state

        Fremont-Mills’ senior football players Seth Phillips and Clayton Wilson have both been named first team all-state by the Iowa Newspaper Association.
        The team, released last week, tabbed Phillips as an offensive lineman and Wilson as a linebacker on the 21-member first team in the Eight-Man class.
        Phillips, a 6-foot, 230-pounder, was a four-year starter on the offensive line. He also led the 8-2 Knights with 102 tackles from his linebacker position.

  • East Mills falls in opener

        The Shenandoah girls out-scored East Mills 42-15 over the second and third quarters to pull away for a 69-43 victory last Monday.
        The Fillies led just 16-14 after the first quarter but a 22-10 second quarter run and a 20-5 third quarter run proved the difference.

  • Knights fall to Tigers, 49-34

        RED OAK — The Fremont-Mills girls basketball team lost its season-opener on the road last Tuesday with a 49-34 loss to Red Oak.
        Red Oak outscored the Knights in the second half 26-16, including 14-4 in the third quarter, as they pulled away for their first win over the Class 1A Knights since 2010.
        “What a relief. Getting the goose egg off the win column is always good,” Red Oak Head Girls Basketball Coach Dan Martinez said.

  • Rams’ dominate Yellowjackets in...

        The Glenwood girls basketball team rang in the new season with a resouding 57-9 victory over Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson last Tuesday.
        The Rams scored the first 15 points of the game and never looked back in the dominating season-opening win before a reporter-estimated crowd of 500 in Glenwood.
        The win wasn’t the test Glenwood coach Barry Loeffelbein was hoping for but he’ll take it.