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Rebels working to build team identity

After finishing 9-11 and being ushered out of the 2020 Class 1A playoffs in the second round, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels girls basketball team are in search of some wins. New head coach Amber Gerringer hopes she can help the team find what they’re looking for. Gerringer is in her first ...

Waltermire swims steady at State Meet

GMG sophomore Lesli Waltermire capped off another successful season swimming with the Marshalltown Bobcats at the Iowa High School Girls State Swimming Meet on Nov. 13. Waltermire qualified as part of a pair of 200-yard relay teams. The 200-yard medley relay team of Averie Wittkop, Taylor ...

G-R’s season ends as Orioles get revenge

One year after beating Springville in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A state tournament, No. 6 seed Gladbrook-Reinbeck couldn’t complete a 2-0 comeback and fell short 3-1 at the hands of the Orioles Tuesday night in the Alliant Energy PowerHouse. The defeat (23-25, 23-25, 26-24, 16-25) ends ...

Rebels run it back

The Rebels are running it back. Back-to-back, in fact. The 11th-ranked Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball team upset No. 6 Ankeny Christian Academy in a three-set sweep Wednesday night at the Roundhouse, downing the Eagles 25-23, 25-21, 27-25 in the Class 1A Region 3 finals to earn its third state ...

GC/G-R finishes strong at state meet

The same week as the G-R volleyball team secured their return trip to the state volleyball tournament, the GC/G-R boys cross country team was doing their own encore tour. The GC/G-R boys improved from a 12th place team finish in 2020 to an 11th place team finish at this year’s Iowa High ...

Cooley repeats on NICL first team

Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s run to back-to-back state volleyball tournaments has coincided with junior middle hitter Megan Cooley twice receiving first-team all-conference honors along the way. Cooley was named to the all-NICL West Division first team for the second year in a row while helping to ...

Rebels steal GVC’s thunder

Gladbrook-Reinbeck pushed its pair into the middle, going all-in to stop Grand View Christian’s best chance at stealing the pot. The Thunder didn’t bluff, but their hand just wasn’t strong enough. The No. 11 Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball team turned away Grand View Christian at the net ...

G-T/R-A plays spoiler for No. 9 Gladbrook-Reinbeck

This wasn’t how Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s first-round playoff game was supposed to go. The No. 9-ranked Rebels had gone 7-1 on the season, finishing second in their district and earning a home game in the first round. Their opponent was Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire, a 7-1 team in the ...

Sophomore Waltermire tallies top results for Marshalltown

GMG’s Lesli Waltermire makes her way through the water en route to a third-place finish in the 100-yard freestyle race at Thursday’s CIML Iowa Conference girls’ swimming meet at the Marshalltown YMCA/YWCA. Waltermire, who swims with the Marshalltown Bobcats team, registered the team’s ...