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Junior high runners lend a hand

During the cross country meet at Jesup on Sept. 28 a group of junior high cross country runners took it upon themselves to pitch in with clean up efforts at the Jesup Golf and Country Club. The kids helped unload some of the trash cans near the clubhouse that were overflowing after spectators ...

Wolverines topple the Royals 3-0

The GMG Wolverines volleyball team captured their sixth win of the season in a 3-0 victory over Colo-NESCO on Sept. 30. The win broke a seven game losing streak dating back to the team’s home tournament on Sept. 11. Through all three sets against Colo, GMG stayed in command. The Royals’ ...

G-R wallops improved GMG to stay unbeaten

After coming into the season with some uncertainty over how the offense would change with the departure of quarterback Keagan Giesking, 8-Man No. 9 Gladbrook-Reinbeck football has no more uncertainty — instead, it has two quarterbacks capable of pushing the Rebels forward. G-R took another ...

Rebels up and down headed into postseason

Gladbrook-Reinbeck ended last week on a high note defeating AGWSR 3-0 in conference dual action. The Rebels got a balanced contribution from the front line with Megan Cooley and Ava Wyatt both scoring nine kills and Katie Clark with eight kills. G-R blew the door open in the first set ...

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 ...