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GMG duo bowls to 8th place as members of Marshalltown team

WATERLOO — A young Marshalltown boys bowling team which includes two GMG bowlers couldn’t maintain a strong start, finishing eighth in the Class 3A state team tournament at Cadillac XBC on Monday night. The Bobcats finished seventh in the 15-Baker pre-bracket play with 2,901 pins. In ...

Rebels stun Keota again in search of state return!

VAN HORNE — Second verse, same as the first. The Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team beat the previously undefeated Keota in the district finals for the second year in a row, handing the Eagles their first loss of the season with Tuesday’s 67-62 triumph in the Class 1A District 11 ...

GMG narrowly stopped by Mustangs to end regular season

LE GRAND — East Marshall girls basketball is always up for something new. First-year head coach Sean Thurm thinks the Mustangs are always most confident doing something different on the hardwood, and East Marshall switched it up and played smart to narrowly stop GMG, 48-44, at East ...

G-R drops twin anchors on the Sailors

REINBECK — Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s post play kept the Rebels on course last Tuesday (Feb. 6) night. Michael Boyd and Drew Eilers found opportunities under the basket to fend off Waterloo Columbus, 48-39, at G-R High School. Eilers led G-R (16-5) with 16 points and Boyd added 12 points. ...

Wolverines push past Redhawks for third consecutive win

GARWIN – GMG boys basketball won a back-and-forth battle with North Tama at GMG High School last Saturday afternoon, rounding out a hectic week of play with a trio of wins. The Wolverines first took to the hardwood last week on Tuesday in a road game against the Baxter Bolts who are ...

Lady Rebels beat Union to end regular season 13-9

GRUNDY CENTER — This past Monday, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls basketball team smoked the Union Knights 56-23 at home to finish out the regular season 13-9 (4-4) and third in the conference. Sophomores Elly Sieh and Kennedy Brant - who notched her 500th career point against Union - led the ...

Spartan boys rally past G-R boys

GRUNDY CENTER – Grundy Center’s Tiernan Vokes made a shot with four seconds remaining to push his team past Gladbrook-Reinbeck, 49-48, in NICL West boys basketball action at Grundy Center High School last Thursday, Feb. 1. Vokes finished with 12 points, 10 coming in the second half. Colin ...

Woodbury sinks 1,000th career point

GARWIN – The GMG boys’ basketball team used a balanced attack to bounce Collins-Maxwell in last Friday’s Iowa Star Conference South Division game, 86-75, but one player certainly stood out above the rest – senior Jabari Woodbury who, while piling up 22 points total against the ...

GMG grappler Brooklyn Mitchell takes 6th at regionals

MASON CITY – Standout GMG wrestler Brooklyn Mitchell made it to the semifinals last week at the Region 7 state qualifier tournament held in Mason City on Friday. Mitchell, a freshman at Garwin-Green Mountain High School, wrestled this season as a member of the talented South Tama County ...