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GC/G-R and GMG runners hit Grundy course

More than 15 schools gathered at the Town and Country Golf Club in Grundy Center on Sept. 23 for the Sam Iverson Invitational Cross Country Meet. The GC/G-R squad was led by a runner-up team finish by the boys. The team netted 65 points, not far behind team champion Charles City who scored ...

G-R romps past Tripoli

A 34-0 halftime lead was more than enough for Gladbrook-Reinbeck to take a 40-22 victory on the road against Tripoli (2-2) on Friday, moving the Rebels to 4-0. Isaac Clark threw for 153 yards and two touchdowns, while Drew Eilers added 93 yards and two scores through the air. Ethan Gienger ...

GMG squeezes past Meskwaki

The Wolverines earned their third victory of the season Friday in a back and forth battle with the Meskwaki Warriors. After a relatively quiet opening quarter, the Wolverines exploded in the second quarter, outscoring the Warriors 20-6 to take a 28-12 lead into the halftime locker ...

Rebels drop two at home

Gladbrook-Reinbeck hosted their annual home invitational tournament on Sept. 18. The Rebels opened with a two-set loss against A-P (21-19, 21-10). The Falcons managed to be the more efficient team Saturday, limiting their kill errors to seven compared to 13 for G-R and totaling 39 successful ...

Rebels aerate Raiders in district win

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team threw for 254 yards and five touchdowns in a 64-6 drubbing of Dunkerton in Friday’s 8-Man District 5 clash. The Rebels (3-0, 2-0) outgained the visiting Raiders (1-2, 1-1) by a decided margin, racking up 382 yards to Dunkerton’s 151. ...

Rebels down the Redhawks

Amongst an electric crowd at North Tama High School last Thursday, the No. 8 Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels knocked off the No. 11 North Tama Redhawks in three straight sets. The teams battled hard in the first set with several points coming down to volleys that were extended through diving saves ...

GMG takes close loss to Clarksville

After wins over Grand View Christian and Collins-Maxwell to begin the season, the Wolverines took their first loss last week in a close 36-32 finish against Clarksville. Next up for GMG is a pair of Tama County showdowns with a road contest against Meskwaki this Friday and a home game against ...

G-R cruises past Colo-NESCO

Ethan Gienger hauled in three touchdown passes in the first half and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team finished off Colo-NESCO with ease, winning 62-13 in the 8-Man District 5 opener for both teams. Gienger scored three of G-R’s first four touchdowns, hauling in passes of 2, 75 and 13 ...

Rebels working their way into shape

The Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball team is trying to climb back up the mountain. The Rebels waged a dominant campaign in 2020 that ended with a 34-3 record, numerous postseason accolades and a Class 1A runner-up trophy. Several key players return from last season’s playoff roster, yet Head ...

McCreery legacy honored at G-R

Editor's Note: The following is a dedication written and delivered by retired educator, coach, and Gladbrook-Reinbeck Athletic Director Terri Luehring prior to the Rebel’s home varsity football game on Aug. 27. Luehring was a longtime colleague and friend of the late Dick McCreery who was ...