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Today's Sports

  • Sidney downs Knights to win...

    Caitlyn Ward and Maddy Duncan scored 19 points each to lead Sidney to a 52-39 victory over Fremont-Mills in the Corner Conference Girls Basketball Tournament championship Friday in Tabor.

    Sidney (12-4 overall, 9-0 in the conference) led 28-18 at the half before pulling away in the second half to win their third straight conference crown.

    Ward grabbed eight rebounds and six steals to go with her 19 points.

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  • F-M takes third at Corner...

    If you’d have told Fremont-Mills coach Steve Raymond his team would miss 17 free throws in the fourth quarter, he would not have given his team a betting chance of winning.

    Good thing Raymond isn’t a gambling man.

    The Knights did in fact make just 3-of-17 free throws in the final frame, allowing East Mills to trim a 16 point lead down to three in the waning minutes .Raymond’s squad hung on late in a 48-44 victory in the Corner Conference tournament third place game in Malvern.

  • Fourth quarter troubles continue...

    RED OAK - For the second straight game and third time this season the Glenwood girls held a lead in the fourth quarter but couldn’t put the game away in a tough road loss.

    The Rams turned the ball over 11 times and were out-scored 20-7 in the final frame in a 49-39 at Red Oak last Tuesday.

  • Wolverines’ defense key to...

    Rachel Schafer’s 15 points led East Mills to a 39-30 victory over Essex in Corner Conference girls basketball last Tuesday.

    The Wolverines (4-4 overall, 3-2 in the conference) used its full-court press extensively for the first time this season and grabbed 20 steals on defense for their efforts.

  • Rams drop first dual of season

    Glenwood matched Plattsmouth, Neb. with seven wins but the home Blue Devils won the bonus points with six pins to hand the Rams their first wrestling dual loss of the season Thursday.

    The dual was tied 33-33 heading into the final match of the night at 120 pounds when Plattsmouth’s Hunter Smith pinned the Rams’ Ryker Case with six seconds to go in the final round.

  • Glenwood stays perfect in 89-41...

    RED OAK - Glenwood Coach Curt Schulte is a tough grader.

    The Rams’ head coach graded his team’s performance in last Tuesday’s win over Red Oak as “7” on a 10-point scale.

    Considering Glenwood opened the game on a 11-2 run, led by 34 points at the half and cruised to an 89-41 win on the road against a Hawkeye 10 Conference opponent, one might wonder why the middling grade.

  • Sherry, Sanders take home titles...

    COUNCIL BLUFFS - Glenwood’s Anthony Sherry and Caleb Sanders won their weight classes and Glenwood finished sixth as a team at the Council Bluffs Wrestling Classic last weekend at the Mid-America Center.

    The tournament, considered by many to be the top tournament in Iowa this season, featured over 100 ranked wrestlers from 39 schools in five states.

    A pair of Nebraska teams led the team standings. Lincoln (Neb.) East won the team title with 497.5 points while Kearney, Neb. was the runner up with 462. Fort Dodge led all Iowa teams with a third place finish.

  • Glenwood comeback falls short

    Glenwood trimmed a 15 points second half lead to three points in the final minutes but could get no closer in a 62-56 loss to Council Bluffs St. Albert in girls Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday.

    The Rams trailed 14-9 after a quarter and by 15 midway through the second quarter before mounting their comeback.

    Glenwood’s rally was keyed by its defense but fell short in the fourth quarter after an injury knocked out Elle Scarborough and both Brielle Smith and Brooklyn Taylor fouled out.

  • Rams stay perfect with 64-56 win

    In a clash of unbeaten Hawkeye 10 Conference teams Saturday, only Glenwood walked away with an unblemished record.
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    he Rams (4-0 overall, 3-0 in the conference) trailed 31-28 at halftime before rallying over the final two quarters for a 64-56 win over Council Bluffs St. Albert.

    After the Falcons (3-1) out-scored the Rams 18-11 in the second quarter to take its slim lead into the break, Glenwood came out after halftime on a 16-9 run to take the lead for good heading in the fourth quarter.

  • Glenwood stays perfect in 71-31...

    Nate Mohr scored 19 points and Christian Stanislav 17 as Glenwood improved to 2-0 on the season with a 71-32 victory over Creston in boys Hawkeye 10 Conference basketball Friday in Creston.

    The Rams, who have topped 70 points in both wins this season, ran out to a 20-7 first quarter lead then blew the game open out-scoring the Panthers 28-5 in the third quarter.