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Matt Malcom accepts the MIAA’s Ken Jones Award at a banquet in Kansas City earlier this month.
Former University of Nebraska-Kearney wrestler and 2016 Glenwood Community High School graduate Matt Malcom has been awarded the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association biggest award. Malcom was named the male winner of the MIAA’s Ken Jones award in a June 6 ceremony in Kansas City. The...

Glenwood’s Jayme Fritts, shown here earlier this season, was credited with the loss on the mound in the Rams’ game one loss to Harlan last week.
Glenwood’s offense struggled in a pair of losses at home in the Battle of the Bluffs baseball tournament on Saturday. The Rams (8-8) dropped decision to Adel-DeSoto-Minburn 5-3 and North Polk 7-1. In the two games combined, Glenwood had 12 hits but just two went for extra-bases. Evan Soergel led...

McKenna Koehler, shown here at the plate, threw a complete-game in the circle for Glenwood in Saturday’s 5-3 win over Ridge View.
The Glenwood softball team split a pair of games at the Denison Softball Invitational Saturday. The Rams (11-8) won their opener 5-3 over Ridge View before dropping a 12-2 decision to Class 2A, No. 8 ranked Logan-Magnolia in the capper. McKenna Koehler threw a complete-game for the Rams in game one...
Glenwood split a pair of games with Class 2A, No. 3 ranked Clarinda Thursday in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball. The Rams (7-4) picked up a 3-1 game on victory before falling 6-5 in the nightcap. “We’re fairly evenly matched teams,” said Glenwood coach Kurt Schultz. “They went to state last year and...

Glenwood’s Sara Kolle, shown here earlier this season, smacked her first career home run to help the Rams to a 3-2 win over Clarinda Thursday.
Sara Kolle’s two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth lifted Glenwood to a 3-2 victory over Clarinda in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball Thursday. The Rams (8-4) trailed 2-1 heading into the bottom of the sixth when McKenna Koehler doubled to send Kolle to the plate for the game-winner. “Clarinda...

Fremont-Mills’ Macy Mitchell charges off third base in the Knights’ win over East MIlls last Monday.
East Mills struggled to find its rhythm at the plate in a pair of losses on Saturday at the Riverside Invitational Softball Tournament. The Wolverines (3-9) dropped a 15-3 decision to the host Bulldogs and then were shutout 12-0 by Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson in the capper. East Mills recorded...

East Mills’ Jack Gordon took the loss on the hill in the Wolverines’ 13-2 setback against Fremont-MIlls last week.
East Mills smacked a combined 16 hits in 12-8 and 12-1 victories over Griswold in Corner Conference baseball Friday in Malvern. The Wolverines (3-5) scored 10 first inning runs and held off a late rally from Griswold in the game one win and got a strong pitching performance from Zach Thornburg in...

Glenwood’s Jade Nanfito was a unanimous All-Hawkeye 10 Conference player after scoring 23 goals and leading the conference with 13 assists.
The Glenwood girls and boys soccer teams occupied seven spots on the All-Hawkeye 10 Conference teams released last week. The Glenwood girls’ Nora Dougherty and Grace Nightser were unanimous selections and Molly Williams also earned first team honors on the girls’ squad. Caden Johnson, Jade Nanfito...

Glenwood pitcher Kayden Anderson fires a pitch in Glenwod’s 10-6 win over Denison in game one of last week’s double-header. Anderson would notch the win on the hill.
Creston plated two runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to hand Glenwood its first loss of the season in a 10-9 setback in Hawkeye 10 Conference baseball Thursday. The Rams (5-1) matched the Panthers nine hits but couldn’t recover four errors that lead to five unearned runs for Creston. “We hit...

Glenwood’s Coryl Matheny snags a throw down at second base as Denison’s Cambri Brodersen slides safely in with a stolen base in the Monarch’s 2-1 win over the Rams.
For the Glenwood softball team, it was a tale of two games at the Paul and Mary Ann Graves Classic at Perry High School Saturday. In game one, the Rams (4-4) belted four home runs – three in the fifth inning alone – and knocked off the host Bluejays 8-7. In game two, the Rams bats fell silent to...

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