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Rebels girls top Knights in OT

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The GC/G-R girls soccer team hosted Union on April 29 for a conference matchup with the Knights. The Rebels were looking break a pesky losing streak that went back three games into mid-April. Through both halves of the match, the Rebels (3-6) and the Knights (2-5) were evenly matched, ...

Football districts announced for 2021 and 2022

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Following Thursday’s regular meeting of the IHSAA Board of Control, district and group assignments for the 2021 and 2022 football seasons were announced. Gladbrook-Reinbeck and GMG will again see each other in the same 8-Player district as last season, along with Collins-Maxwell and Meskwaki ...

Smoldt nets all-NSIC 2nd team honors

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Former Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School standout and Upper Iowa senior guard Joe Smoldt has been named to the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference’s basketball second team, the league announced on Wednesday. Smoldt was one of four members of the Upper Iowa University squad to be honored on ...

Rebels fall to Warriors’ surge

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MANCHESTER — Gladbrook-Reinbeck relentlessly attacked the basket, breaking down South Winneshiek’s man-to-man defense and forcing the Warriors into a zone. It’s exactly what the Rebels wanted, or so they thought. Gladbrook-Reinbeck roared back from a 13-point deficit during the second ...

Murty third at state wrestling

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DES MOINES — GMG’s Conner capped off a decorated high school wrestling career with a third place finish at last week’s Iowa High School State Wrestling Tournament in Des Moines. Competing with the shared East Marshall/GMG squad, Murty made his way back to the state tournament after ...

G-R grinds out one-point win

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INDEPENDENCE — Playoff basketball at any level of competition sometimes entails winning games that don’t suit the team’s preferred style — and Gladbrook-Reinbeck was proof of that Tuesday night in a slow-paced matchup with Maquoketa Valley. The Rebels (17-3) ground out a 41-40 victory ...

Bobcats take 3A bowling title

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WATERLOO — The tears in the eyes of Marshalltown bowling coach DJ Wilder told the story of the Bobcats’ state tournament. It’s a story of surprise, pride and a trophy — one that will now sit in Marshalltown’s trophy cabinet. A Bobcat bowling team consisting of two sophomores and ...

Rebels roll in playoff openers

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The Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team opened its postseason with a 77-19 triumph over West Central on Monday night. The Rebels (15-3) opened District 5 play by leading the visiting Blue Devils (4-18) by a 25-2 margin in the first quarter. G-R was in front 42-11 by halftime. William ...

BCLUW shooting downs GMG

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CONRAD — The first quarter of Monday night’s Class 1A regional basketball game between BCLUW and GMG was a battle of attrition. Seven total points scored, three shots made and not much else. It was an inauspicious start to the night for the Comets — and the Wolverines for that matter, ...

Murty moves on to the state tourney

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WILLIAMSBURG—GMG senior Conner Murty punched his ticket to this week’s Iowa High School Wrestling Tournament after both of his district opponents by fall at last Saturday’s meet in Williamsburg. Murty scored pins against Cooper Smock of Oelwein and Korver Hupke of Independence to ...