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Mustangs split at NICL triangular

WATERLOO — The East Marshall/GMG/Meskwaki wrestling team traveled to Waterloo Columbus last Thursday night and split an NICL triangular meet. The Mustangs (2-14, 2-8) opened with a 45-27 win over Waterloo Columbus, but they couldn’t get past Dike-New Hartford in a 54-24 loss. Xavier ...

​​Trojans reign supreme over Mustang matmen

LE GRAND — The West Marshall wrestling team tallied seven wins by pinfall and put away East Marshall/GMG/Meskwaki with a decisive 60-17 victory over the Mustangs in last Thursday’s cross-county dual. All 10 West Marshall wins were six-point scorers for the Trojans, who totaled seven wins ...

Edel leads Mustangs at Benton

BENTON — Johnathan Edel was the 190-pound runner-up to lead East Marshall/GMG/Meskwaki boys wrestling at last Saturday’s Bobcat Jerry Eckenrod Invitational. Edel won his first three matches by decision but was on the losing end of an 8-3 decision with Don Bosco’s Landon Fernandez in the ...

Area athletes selected for 2023 T-R All-Area Football Team

Several talented Gladbrook-Reinbeck and GMG football players were recently named to the 2023 Times-Republican All-Area Football Team alongside Rebels head coach John Olson who was named Co-Coach of the Year. G-R’s Isaac Clark and GMG’s Slate Witte, both seniors, were named as quarterback ...

G-R gallops past North Tama

REINBECK – Gladbrook-Reinbeck galloped past North Tama in a 61-21 girls basketball blowout at G-R High School on Thursday night ahead of the Christmas holiday. G-R improved to 8-3 overall while North Tama slipped to 4-6. Kennedy Brant scored a career-best 28 points to lead the Rebels and ...

Rebels rough up Redhawks

REINBECK — Extra effort went a long way for Drew Eilers and the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys basketball team Thursday evening prior to winter break. Eilers scored a career-high 25 points and the Rebels sprinted past North Tama, 83-39, at G-R High School. G-R moved to 6-3 and North Tama dropped ...

Top-ranked Pirates put Gladbrook-Reinbeck away

HUDSON — Culin Ugrin scored a game-high 27 points to lead Class 2A No. 1 Hudson past the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team 81-52 in last Monday’s (Dec. 18) NICL showdown. The Pirates (8-0) got 76 of their 81 points from their five starters. Ugrin shot 10-of-15 from the floor, ...

Rebels rally past Hudson girls, 48-45

HUDSON — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls’ basketball team outscored Hudson in the second half to take a 48-45 victory in last Monday’s (Dec. 18) NICL contest. Elly Sieh led the Rebels (6-3) with 22 points, while Kennedy Brant had a double-double of 11 points and 15 rebounds to go with six ...

Wolverines wallop Baxter in Iowa Star South

GARWIN — The GMG girls’ basketball team controlled Baxter from the outset, beating the Bolts 67-39 in last Tuesday’s (Dec. 19) Iowa Star Conference South Division clash. Makayla Pendleton led GMG (6-3, 4-2) with 13 points and nine rebounds, including six offensive boards. Jocee Mason had ...

Wheater, Edel lead Mustangs in home triangular

LE GRAND — The East Marshall/GMG/Meskwaki boys wrestling team suffered a pair of North Iowa Cedar League defeats in a home triangular last Thursday night ahead of the holiday break. The Mustangs (1-13, 1-7 NICL) fell to Union Community, 72-12, and then Hudson, 54-30, to close the evening. ...