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Glenwood’s Maddie Roenfeld sneaks a skill past a pair of Red Oak blockers in the Rams’ loss Thursday. Roenfeld led Glenwood with six kills.
Glenwood never got in synch and Red Oak avenged a loss five days earlier with a 25-9, 25-18, 25-21 win over the Rams in their Hawkeye 10 Conference home opener Thursday. The Rams (7-8 overall, 0-2 in the conference) led by a score of 3-2 in the opening set and then never led again in the sweep by...

Glenwood’s Payton Longmeyer hauled in three passes for 37 yards and a touchdown in the Rams’ 40-6 homecoming victory Friday.
Glenwood scored early and often in the first half as the Rams built a big lead and then coasted to a 40-6 homecoming victory over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln before a capacity crowd at Ram Memorial Field Friday night. The Rams dominated the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball as they...

East MIlls quarterback Zach Thornburg rolls out in Friday’s loss to Lenox. Thornburg threw for three touchdowns and 170 yards.
MALVERN – East Mills hung tough with Lenox for most of the game Friday night, but the Tigers eventually used their size and strength to overpower the Wolverines, 50-32, in 8-player District 9 action.Lenox improved to 2-0 on the season while the Wolverines fell to 1-1. “It’s obvious they’re bigger...
TABOR - Fast starts don’t come much faster. Luke Madison returned the opening kickoff for a 72-yard touchdown 11 seconds into the game and Fremont-Mills scored touchdowns on both of ITS first quarter possessions on the way to a dominating 42-6 victory over Stanton in Eight-player football in Tabor...

Glenwood’s Danika Arnold attempts to sneak a kill through a pair of blockers in the Rams’ loss to Shenandoah Tuesday.
The Glenwood volleyball had a rough day against some good competition at its Glenwood Volleyball Tournament Saturday. The Rams went 1-2 in pool play with a 21-13, 21-7 win over Council Buffs Thomas Jefferson and losses to Stanton 21-18, 20-22, 15-11 and Harlan 22-21, 20-14 and then lost its...
Rain and lightning delayed kickoff in Glenwood’s season-opening “zero week” football game with Sioux City East by nearly an hour Friday. A Black Raiders’ offense that scored the most points on a Glenwood team in a season-opener in over 15 years and a defense that allowed just 17 yards rushing then...

2021-2022 Female Athlete of the Year: Brynlee Arnold, Glenwood
“Big Red.” The nickname arrived in middle school. As Brylee Arnold, the 6-foot-3, auburn-haired middle blocker heads off to UNO to play volleyball as Glenwood’s first every Division I volleyball recruit, the moniker goes with her. And she’s just fine with that. “My dad came up with it,” she said of...

2021-2022 Male Athlete of the Year: Jake Malcom, Fremont-Mills
For most multisport athletes, it’s the touchdown, the hard-fought layup or the sharply hit double that drives their competitive streak. For Jake Malcom, it’s the well hit golf shot. “It’s a mental game,” said the Fremont-Mills graduate. “You can’t just have a mindset where every shot has to be your...

Glenwood senior Logyn Eckheart has committed to play football at the University of North Dakota next season. Eckheart is shown on a visit to the Grand Forks campus this summer.
Five minutes. That’s all the time it took Logyn Eckheart to say yes. When North Dakota head football coach Bubba Schweigert extended a scholarship offer the Glenwood senior defensive lineman he needed to only run his decision by his parents before accepting the coach’s offer. “I was pretty ecstatic...

Glenwood's Risto Lappala prepares to fire to first base on a second inning double play in the Rams' 10-0 loss to Council Bluffs Lewis Central.
J.C. Dermody had Glenwood’s number. Again. The Council Bluffs Lewis Central lefthander was dominant on the mound in Wednesday’s Class 3A, Substate 8 final victory over the Rams. He was perfect through five innings, did not allow a hit until the sixth and struck out 11 in the Titans’ 10-0 win to...

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