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Wolverines medal in several events at Lew Lundy Relays

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Despite wholly uncooperative weather leading to cancelation after cancelation this spring sports season in Iowa, several members of the GMG track team have still managed to take top honors in the few meets that have taken place including at the Lew Lundy Relays in Montezuma on April ...

Rebels track and field season takes off

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The Gladbrook-Reinbeck track and field team finally had their season opener last Friday as cold and windy weather canceled early season events over the past week and a half. The Rebels joined a smattering of NICL and other area schools at the East Marshall Co-Ed Early Bird meet in Le ...

GC/G-R soccer takes down Columbus

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The Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys soccer team is out to a 2-0 start after defeating Columbus Catholic 6-2 on Monday. The team is looking to improve upon a 4-8 overall record from last season that saw them ousted from the 1A playoffs in the first round by ...

Kiburis repeats on All-State list

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A second-straight season of improved statistics and another trip to the Class 1A substate finals was enough for Gladbrook-Reinbeck junior guard/forward William Kiburis to gain first team all-state honors from the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association, it was announced on Tuesday. This comes ...

Rebels’ route hits roadblock

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After a heart-wrenching defeat in the Class 1A substate finals in 2020-21, there was an unspoken focus and intensity about the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team in 2021-22. The Rebels wanted to get back to the big stage and make amends. They got back to the substate finals and led ...

Smoldt nets first-team all-NSIC for Upper Iowa

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Former Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School all-stater and Iowa’s Mr. Basketball Joe Smoldt has been named first-team all-Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference as a member of the Upper Iowa University men’s basketball team. Smoldt, a graduate student in his fifth season with the Peacocks, is ...

Rebels keep Pirates at bay

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One year later, Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball is back in substate — but getting there wasn’t easy. The Rebels led most of the way against Alburnett Tuesday night in the Class 1A District 7 final, but the Pirates made No. 6 G-R sweat in a 52-42 victory that moved the Rebels (23-1) ...

Rebels pummel Plainsmen, 83-28

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For the first eight minutes, the Class 1A No. 6 Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team found itself in a dogfight. For the next eight minutes, it was evident the Rebels were the big dog. Gladbrook-Reinbeck broke open a close game by outscoring Belle Plaine 35-4 in the second quarter on ...

Pepe, Knaack receive Central College football honors

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Joseph Pepe of Gladbrook and Erik Knaack of Reinbeck were recently honored for their contributions to the Central College football team this past fall at the squad’s recent awards banquet. The Dutch finished 12-1 overall, 10-0 in the regular season and 8-0 in the American Rivers, winning ...