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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 ...

Murty leaves it all on the mat

Gladbrook’s Conner Murty ended his wrestling career with a bang this summer as he traveled to Florida with the Iowa AAU wrestling program to compete in the International Scholastic Duals June 22-24. Murty entered the competition following a successful senior high school campaign with the ...

McCreery dedication to kick off Rebels football season

Mark your calendars for the beginning of the 2021 Rebel football season. The first game will be a home game on August 27 in Gladbrook against North Iowa. It will be a special night as the press box will be dedicated and named the Dick McCreery Memorial Press Box in honor and memory of the ...

G-R romps rudderless Royals

REINBECK — Rain and thunderstorms impacted plenty of baseball and softball games across central Iowa Tuesday evening, including canceling baseball and softball games for South Tama. After the baseball game between Gladbrook-Reinbeck and Colo-NESCO was completed in four innings with the Rebels ...

GMG Softball Senior Night

GMG celebrated Senior Night Friday, June 18. Two seniors were honored including Emily Vaughn and Saige Frost along with their parents. To make Senior Night extra special the Wolverines won the context against Baxter 11-3. GMG will be on the road Friday evening to play Collins-Maxwell at 7 p.m.

Rebels take area wins into busy week ahead

Nick Tscherter pitched all seven innings and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck baseball team got back to .500 with a 12-5 win over BCLUW in Friday’s NICL West Division contest. The Rebels scored in five of their seven at-bats, highlighted by a four-run fifth inning to take a commanding 11-5 ...

South Tama grounds GMG on the road

A Tama County trio of schools took to the diamond Tuesday evening, as Class 3A South Tama County played host to Class 1A neighbors GMG and North Tama in what Trojans head coach Chelsea Ahrens said she hopes will be a yearly event with rotating hosts. This season, though, all of the spoils went ...