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Rebels get revenge to reach Dome

CLARKSVILLE – Gladbrook-Reinbeck football was ready for Round 2 with Clarksville. The Rebels avenged their only loss of the regular season, stepping up to meet the physicality of the Indians and closing out a 32-20 triumph in a 1A state quarterfinal in Clarksville las Thursday night, Nov. ...

G-R Coaches of the Week: Sean Babinat and Brett Bengen

With the season extending into the playoffs our coaches are important now more than ever. This week's coaches are offensive line coach Sean Babinat and defensive coordinator Brett Bengen. Sean Babinat Sean Babinat, otherwise known as “Babs”, is the offensive line coach and ...

Wolverines win season finale, notch winningest season since 2016

MAYNARD – The GMG football team completed its winningest season since 2016 with the October 19 victory 44-24 over West Central. The visiting Wolverines (4-5) scored at least one touchdown in each of four quarters to beat West Central (2-7). The Blue Devils outgained GMG in total offense, ...

Rebels break free of host Central City to advance

CENTRAL CITY — Isaac Clark threw four touchdown passes – two to Drew Eilers and two to Hudson Clark – to lead the ninth-ranked Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team to a 36-12 victory over Central City in Friday’s 8-Man state playoffs. Austin Vaverka opened the scoring with a 48-yard ...

Rebels rip Braves in 1st round

GLADBROOK — Austin Vaverka will find a way to beat opposing defenses. When it wasn’t coming as easy in the run game last Friday against Montezuma, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck senior got into open spaces as a receiver. He was a key part of an aerial assault by the Rebels resulting in a ...

Lynnville-Sully stuns GMG in 4

GARWIN — GMG volleyball had the heart and the home court. Key errors down the stretch allowed the visiting Lynnville-Sully side to prevail in a 3-1 victory for the Hawks, ending the Wolverines’ season in a Class 1A regional quarterfinal at GMG High School last week ...

Sixth-ranked Rebels swamp GMG, 62-16

GARWIN — Gladbrook-Reinbeck football didn’t take long to get back on its feet. After a loss at home to Clarksville that decided the 8 Player District 4 title, the Rebels bounced back with a 62-16 win in the regular season finale at GMG. The Rebels finished 7-1 overall, 5-1 in district ...

Rebels breeze past Meskawki in 3

REINBECK — Gladbrook-Reinbeck volleyball played their game on Monday and let everything else fall into place. The Rebels swept Meskwaki, 3-0, to advance to the Class 1A Region 5 quarterfinals with a first-round victory at Gladbrook-Reinbeck High School. G-R (20-18), rated 13th in Class ...

G-R’s Larsen notches 500th career assist

CONRAD – The 1A No. 13 Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels volleyball team came away from last Saturday’s Comet Volleyball Invite with a trio of match wins as well as a career milestone for freshman setter Kailey Larsen who notched her 500th career assist. The Rebels finished the BCLUW-hosted ...

GMG sweeps Spartans

MAXWELL – GMG volleyball rolled past Collins-Maxwell in a sweep at Collins-Maxwell High School last week Tuesday, Oct. 3. The Wolverines won 25-6, 25-7, 25-13 and improved to 13-7 overall. Adelyn Sienknecht smacked seven kills, Maecyn Lewis added six kills and Reese Dieleman and Makayla ...