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Murty wins, on to Districts

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GMG’s Conner Murty who wrestles with East Marshall advanced to Districts after winning the 220 bracket at the Nevada sectional Saturday, Feb. 6. Murty had a bye for the quarterfinals. He pinned Sean May of BCLUW-SH in the semifinals. In the finals he won be tech fall (3:47 18-1), defeating ...

Rebels split varsity games at S. Hardin

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The Gladbrook-Reinbeck Rebels traveled to Eldora on Feb. 6 for a boy/girl doubleheader against the South Hardin Tigers. The girls defeated South Hardin 49-36 after pulling away in the second half despite going into halftime tied. Junior forward Katie Clark led the Rebels with 17 points and ...

GMG boys fall to N. Tama

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, ...