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Wolverines, Rebels compete at BCLUW boys early bird track meet

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CONRAD — BCLUW boys track and field scored 92 points to claim fourth at the Comets’ early bird meet at BCLUW High School on Thursday evening. The Comets scored 92 points. Jesup won with 122 points, followed by Wapsie Valley (117) and Iowa City West (114). GMG was eighth with 27 points, ...

UNI football spring game, kids clinic set for April 19

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CEDAR FALLS — Northern Iowa football fans are invited to celebrate this year’s spring season with a tailgate event and the annual spring game at the UNI-Dome on Friday, April 19. Both family-friendly events are free and open to the public. The spring tailgate event kicks off at 5:30 p.m ...

Neuroth tries to will West to win

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REINBECK – Morgan Neuroth added another honor to her basketball resume last Friday night. In her final appearance on the court in an East Marshall uniform, the all-state and multi-time all-conference Mustang star was named her team’s MVP for the NICL Senior All-Star Games at ...

Area girls’ basketball players land on all-ISC South teams

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The chase pack behind Collins-Maxwell in the Iowa Star Conference’s South Division was led this year by the BCLUW girls’ basketball team, and the Comets’ pursuit of the Spartans used an inside-out strategy. At the center of it all was Comet sophomore Grace Farnsworth. Farnsworth ...

G-R’s Boyd, Eilers receive NICL-West first-team honors

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REINBECK – The North Iowa Cedar League’s West Division thrives on Highway 175, and it looks to stay that way for the foreseeable future. Grundy Center junior swingman Jalen Kirkpatrick was named the NICL West’s Outstanding Player and Brent Thoren was voted Coach of the Year in leading ...

Eilers named to Iowa Print Sports Writers’ All-State team

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DES MOINES — Following the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team’s return to the state tournament this season, junior forward Drew Eilers was named to the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association’s All-State boys basketball team in a vote of statewide media and coaches. Eilers ...

Rebels run out of steam

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DES MOINES — Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys basketball has prevailed before in uncomfortable moments this postseason to return to the Class 1A state tournament. Bellevue Marquette Catholic was just too tall of a challenge for the Rebels, rallying to knock down G-R 45-36 in a 1A quarterfinal at ...

Peace Church welcomes Rev. John Granchie to the pulpit

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GLADBROOK – Members of Gladbrook’s Peace United Church of Christ welcomed 2024 by installing a new faith leader, Rev. John Granchie who gave his first sermon from the Peace pulpit on Sunday, January 6. Pastor Granchie assumed his new role at Peace following the passing last August of Rev. ...

Woodbury, Kupka, and Gill receive All Conference honors

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GARWIN – Three Green Mountain-Garwin boys basketball players have received Iowa Star South All Conference honors. Senior Jabari Woodbury was named as a first team selection this season, while his teammates sophomore Rider Kupka and senior Kaleb Gill received second team and honorable mention ...

Rebels head back to state!

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OELWEIN — When the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team beat 10th-ranked Kee Community in last Saturday’s Class 1A Substate 6 final, only the Rebels expected it. It’s those same expectations that got G-R that far in the first place. Senior point guard Isaac Clark scored a ...