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Onward and upward

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After a Week 7 slugfest against parochial powerhouse Don Bosco, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels got back to their winning ways last Friday. G-R hosted Collins-Maxwell at home for their regular season finale on Oct. 15. Despite a few turnovers and opportunities in Rebel territory, the G-R ...

G-R, GMG to meet in Round 2

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The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels and the GMG Wolverines met once more on the volleyball court Wednesday as both teams advanced to the second round of the Class 1A regional playoffs. In their opening match the Rebels quickly dispatched of Colo-NESCO winning in three sets with scores of 25-9, 25-6 ...

GMG Junior Class wins Homecoming Float Contest

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The GMG Junior class of 2023 won first place in the Float Contest during the Homecoming Parade on Oct. 6. Their theme was "Wreck the Raiders". Homecoming week was filled with activities and each class earned points toward winning the Spirit Trophy. The winner of the trophy for 2021 was the ...

Rebels’ unbeaten run dashed by Don Bosco

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Gladbrook-Reinbeck head coach Jon Olson lives for football games like Friday night’s home battle with Don Bosco. The 8-Man No. 6 Rebels (6-1, 4-1 District 5) may not have been on the right side of the scoreline, falling to the Dons 42-36 (5-2, 5-0) and taking their first loss of the season, ...

G-R tops Redhawks for BCLUW title

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The Class 1A No. 11 Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball team finished atop the BCLUW Tournament on Saturday, going 5-0 on the day to take the title thanks to a 2-1 triumph over No. 12 North Tama in the championship match. The Rebels (22-11) swept through pool play by beating 1A No. 15 BCLUW (22-20, ...

GC/G-R wins Dike-New Hartford meet

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A measured performance from Kaden Lynch led the way for Grundy Center-Gladbrook Reinbeck as GC/G-R took home the team title Tuesday at Dike-New Hartford’s Invite. Lynch finished in third place in a time of 16 minutes, 57 seconds. He was followed up by Soren Cleveland in ninth place with a ...

Wolverines rally to defeat Baxter

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In their only action during the past week, the GMG Wolverines volleyball team came back after a first set loss to defeat the Baxter Bolts 3-1 on Oct. 7. The Wolverines took the final three sets with scores of 25-18, 25-20 and 25-23. Sophomore Adelyn Sienknecht paced GMG’s offense with 10 ...

Rebels run rampant on Meskwaki

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The eighth-ranked Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team needed four plays or fewer to score eight of its nine touchdowns, coasting to a 72-6 triumph over Meskwaki Settlement in Friday’s Homecoming game. The Rebels (6-0, 4-0) forced three turnovers and a safety, needing only 246 yards of total ...

Cross country team marches game ball to Gladbrook

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The GC/G-R cross country team embarked on a backroad journey Friday afternoon as they ran the homecoming game ball 15.4 miles from Reinbeck south to the football field in Gladbrook. Here the group comes into Lincoln on E Avenue near the halfway point of the run. From left are Ethan Sadler, ...