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GMG boys fall to N. Tama

GARWIN — North Tama coach Alex Tagtow chuckled when thinking about the last 60 seconds of his team’s 57-54 win on the road against Iowa Star South rivals GMG Friday night. “We kinda panicked a little bit,” Tagtow said. “We turned it over a couple times and we fouled both. We just ...

GMG overwhelms Redhawks

GARWIN — There was a different vibe about the GMG girls’ basketball team in the second half of last Friday’s game against division rivals North Tama. The Wolverines, decked out in white, navy and orange Garwin High School throwback jerseys, were aggressive and confident throughout. They ...

Gladbrook-Reinbeck sweeps East Marshall in NICL play

REINBECK — The same result arrived for Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls’ basketball Friday night against East Marshall as it did back in December — but this time the game looked much different. In G-R’s 54-42 win over the Mustangs, the Rebels (6-7, 4-2 NICL West) had to fight through some ...

Rebels shooters snipe Mustangs

REINBECK — For the most part, East Marshall boys’ basketball coach Adam Bauder said, the Mustangs played well Friday night against Gladbrook-Reinbeck. But sometimes playing well isn’t enough. The Mustangs looked solid offensively for the third game running, but a 3-point shooting ...

G-R sprints past Janesville

REINBECK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels welcomed in a two-loss Janesville Wildcats team to their home court on Jan. 18. The Rebels got behind a career high scoring performance from sophomore guard William Kiburis and sent Janesville home with their third loss, a 73-53 blowout. Kiburis put ...

Rebels battle past the Wildcats

REINBECK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls team edged out the Janesville Wildcats 39-31 on Monday in a NICL versus Iowa Star conference matchup. The win gives Gladbrook-Reinbeck its fifth victory of the season following a difficult run of blowout loses to Grundy Center, Sumner-Fredericksburg ...

GMG girls top BGM in opener

GARWIN — GMG girls’ basketball coach Justin Hornberg called Monday night’s game between the Wolverines and the BGM Bears “what you would expect” from a season opener in 2020. But there was nothing typical about the end of the Wolverines’ 46-45 win. The Wolverines trailed early, ...

GMG bows out in round one

TRAER — North Tama and GMG’s matchup Monday was unrecognizeable to the first time these two teams played earlier in the season. In the first round of regionals, the shorthanded Redhawks (15-13) struggled to get past a much-improved GMG (5-14), finally winning 3-1 (25-19, 20-25, 25-20, ...

GMG run Iowa Star meet at Wartburg

WAVERLY—GMG runners joined fellow Iowa Star schools in Waverly at their conference cross country meet on Oct. 15. Conditions were cold and windy for the runners who traveled a looping course with moderate hills throughout. The Wolverines top finsher was senior Angel Schewe with a 11th place ...

Rebels take share of NICL title

ELDORA — When the ball hit the floor and the referee blew her whistle, the celebrations could begin for Class 1A No. 4 Gladbrook-Reinbeck. On the road against the South Hardin Tigers — who already had a share of the NICL West Division title and were hoping to lock up the title outright ...