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  • Knights’ Phillips runs wild in...

    Spencer Phillips rushed for a career-high 287 yards and four touchdowns as Fremont-Mills cruised to a 61-12 victory over Lenox on Friday.

    The Knights played the game without head coach Jeremy Christiansen who missed the game due to a death in the family. Assistant coaches Greg Ernster and Kyle Fichter served as co-head coaches in Christiansen’s absence.

    “The kids came out fast and wanted to get this game done early and get ready for Wednesday,” Ernster said.

  • Fremont-Mills passes first...

    TABOR - Someone said long ago it’s not easy to beat a team three times in the same season.
    Sure didn’t look that way last Tuesday as Fremont-Mills dominated Heartland Christian from the first serve en route to a 25-15, 25-12, 25-10 Class 1A, Region 2 opening round victory in Tabor.

  • Rams win but miss playoffs

    Glenwood won the battle but lost the war.

    The Rams got five total touchdowns from Corey Bertini and racked up 422 yards rushing in a 48-20 victory over Atlantic to close on the regular season at Ram Memorial Field on Friday. But with Council Bluffs Lewis Central’s 38-10 victory over Creston, Glenwood falls just short of a trip to the state playoffs.

  • Rams drop third straight

    Trevor Frain raced 55 yards for a touchdown on Creston’s opening play from scrimmage and Glenwood never seemed to recover in a 49-21 Class 3A, District 1 loss on Friday.    

    Creston (5-2) sprinted out to a 28-0 lead before Glenwood got on the board just before halftime to make it 28-7 at the break.

  • Big plays carry Fremont-Mills to...

    Fremont-Mills scored touchdowns on plays of 30, 33, 39, 43 and 68 yards as the Knights cruised to a 52-12 victory over Nishnabotna in Eight-Man, District 8 football Friday in Hamburg.

    “This was a very up and down game for us,” said Fremont-Mills coach Jeremy Christiansen. “We overwhelmed them at times but we also had a lot of breakdowns here and there.”

  • Knights can’t hold off Viqueens...

    For one game, the Fremont-Mills volleyball team showed defending nine-time champion Stanton it came to play in the Corner Conference championship match Thursday.

    “The girls came out like gangbusters,” said Fremont-Mills coach Tracy Malcom. “We went into this game driven. We say that before every game, and we were on as far as setting and hitting. We were sharp and polished. We were on target exactly where we wanted to be.”

  • Wolverines caged in 10-0...

    MALVERN - If “three yards and a cloud of dust” is as old of a football adage as it is passé in today’s era of the spread offense then Friday night in Malvern must have looked like throwback night.

    A-H-S-T and East Mills engaged in a good, old fashioned slug fest that featured a combined 93 rushing attempts as the Vikings rode the game’s lone touchdown to a 10-0 victory over the Wolverines to stay perfect on the season and seal up the top spot in Class 1A, District 8.

  • Wolverines ‘flat’ in loss to Lo-...

    A spirited Logan-Magnolia defensive effort and “flat” first half effort by East Mills spelled doom for the Wolverines in Class 1A, District 8 football Friday.

    Logan-Magnolia shut out East Mills while limiting them to a season-low 142 total yards in a 16-0 victory. The shut out is the first loss ever for the Wolverines where they failed to score.

  • Phillips scores four TDs in...

    Stanton rallied to cut the Fremont-Mills lead to within two scores to end the third quarter but a big fourth quarter secured the Knights a 56-20 victory on homecoming in Stanton Friday.

    Fremont-Mills (4-1) was able to put the Vikings away with three fourth -quarter touchdowns, two coming from Knight running back Spencer Phillips, who ran for 186 yards and scored four touchdowns on the night.

  • Glenwood sweeps Shen in Hawk-10

    Glenwood hit a season-high .409 as a team in a 25-13, 25-18, 25-14 sweep of Denison last Tuesday in Hawkeye 10 Conference volleyball.

    The Rams recorded 45 kills in the win, led by Halie Darrow and Courtney Magnussen with nine each. Seven different Rams recorded at least one kill.

    Glenwood coach Maria Jacobus credits much of her team’s offensive success to its defense.