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Steel Shooters of Traer continues to hit the mark

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Some of the fastest student-athlete shooters in the state of Iowa belong to the Steel Shooters of Traer, an Iowa Scholastic Action Shooting Program (SASP) started roughly eight years ago by coach Pete Holden, the mayor of Traer. “What we really started [the team] for was to teach gun ...

Sienknecht’s four-hitter helps GMG sweep Royals

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GMG's Adelyn Sienknecht pitched a four-hit shutout and her courtesy runner scored the game’s only run as the Wolverine softball team topped Colo-NESCO 1-0 in the June 3, Iowa Star Conference clash. Sienknecht struck out seven, allowed four singles and didn’t walk a batter in the ...

Woodbury takes 13th at state

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GMG sophomore Jabari Woodbury pictured outside Drake Stadium on Thursday, May 19, in Des Moines. Woodbury made his first appearance at the Iowa High School State Track & Field Championships this year, competing in the 400-meter dash finals on Thursday morning. Running in the first heat, ...

GMG’s Woodbury heads to state

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This past Thursday, May 12, at the Class 1A State Track Qualifying Meet in Hudson, GMG Sophomore Jabari Woodbury punched his ticket to state for the first time – the only GMG athlete to do so this season. Woodbury qualified in the boys’ 400-meter dash by taking second place in the race ...

Wolverines medal in several events at Lew Lundy Relays

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Despite wholly uncooperative weather leading to cancelation after cancelation this spring sports season in Iowa, several members of the GMG track team have still managed to take top honors in the few meets that have taken place including at the Lew Lundy Relays in Montezuma on April ...

Rebels track and field season takes off

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The Gladbrook-Reinbeck track and field team finally had their season opener last Friday as cold and windy weather canceled early season events over the past week and a half. The Rebels joined a smattering of NICL and other area schools at the East Marshall Co-Ed Early Bird meet in Le ...

GC/G-R soccer takes down Columbus

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The Grundy Center/Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys soccer team is out to a 2-0 start after defeating Columbus Catholic 6-2 on Monday. The team is looking to improve upon a 4-8 overall record from last season that saw them ousted from the 1A playoffs in the first round by ...

Kiburis repeats on All-State list

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A second-straight season of improved statistics and another trip to the Class 1A substate finals was enough for Gladbrook-Reinbeck junior guard/forward William Kiburis to gain first team all-state honors from the Iowa Print Sports Writers Association, it was announced on Tuesday. This comes ...

Rebels’ route hits roadblock

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After a heart-wrenching defeat in the Class 1A substate finals in 2020-21, there was an unspoken focus and intensity about the Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team in 2021-22. The Rebels wanted to get back to the big stage and make amends. They got back to the substate finals and led ...