Sports

01/16/2018 - 4:34pm

Imagine over 80,000 rabid fans from two of the most football-crazed states in the union gathered in their own backyards for a winner-take-all showdown, the cacophonous noise so ear shattering you can barely hear yourself think. Now imagine that it’s going into overtime, and any controversial call you make could unleash a torrent of jeers, threats and even actual violence. Try not to feel...

01/10/2018 - 7:59am
Wrestling isn’t the easiest or most glamorous sport in the world, and in recent years, smaller schools have been struggling to attract the numbers to even put together a full team. But there are signs of hope, perhaps nowhere more encouraging than right here in Aplington and Parkersburg: the Dirty Bird Wrestling Club is having its best year...
01/09/2018 - 10:22am
REINBECK – Caden Kickbush and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys basketball team wanted to get back to playing G-R basketball.   The Rebels bounced back from a tough nonconference loss the day prior, blasting BCLUW 71-36 in Reinbeck on Friday in NICL West action.   Kickbush finished with a game-high 34 points and added 11 rebounds and...
01/09/2018 - 10:19am
REINBECK – Returning for her first game of 2018 off a finger injury, Lauren Anderson scored 15 points as BCLUW bested Gladbrook-Reinbeck 63-28 in NICL West action on Friday.   Madison Ubben had a game-high 20 points for the Comets and added 12 rebounds. Anderson added eight rebounds and four steals as the Comets improved to 5-7 overall...
01/09/2018 - 10:10am
ACKLEY – The state-ranked showdown ended in a one-sided showcase for the streaking AGWSR girls’ basketball team here Thursday.   The Cougars, eighth-ranked in Class 1A in Thursday’s new state poll, dismantled No. 7 Janesville, 53-32.   The battle of the unbeatens belonged to AGWSR as the hosts owned leads of 16-7 after...
01/02/2018 - 10:20am
COUNCIL BLUFFS – Coming out of Iowa's smallest 11-man football division, Gladbrook-Reinbeck alum Colton Dinsdale knew he'd have to work hard to stand out and continue his college football dreams.   Two years of football with Iowa Western Community College gave Dinsdale the experience he needed after finishing his high school...
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