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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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

GMG duo bowls to 8th place as members of Marshalltown team

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WATERLOO — A young Marshalltown boys bowling team which includes two GMG bowlers couldn’t maintain a strong start, finishing eighth in the Class 3A state team tournament at Cadillac XBC on Monday night. The Bobcats finished seventh in the 15-Baker pre-bracket play with 2,901 pins. In ...

Rebels stun Keota again in search of state return!

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VAN HORNE — Second verse, same as the first. The Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team beat the previously undefeated Keota in the district finals for the second year in a row, handing the Eagles their first loss of the season with Tuesday’s 67-62 triumph in the Class 1A District 11 ...

GMG narrowly stopped by Mustangs to end regular season

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LE GRAND — East Marshall girls basketball is always up for something new. First-year head coach Sean Thurm thinks the Mustangs are always most confident doing something different on the hardwood, and East Marshall switched it up and played smart to narrowly stop GMG, 48-44, at East ...

G-R drops twin anchors on the Sailors

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REINBECK — Gladbrook-Reinbeck’s post play kept the Rebels on course last Tuesday (Feb. 6) night. Michael Boyd and Drew Eilers found opportunities under the basket to fend off Waterloo Columbus, 48-39, at G-R High School. Eilers led G-R (16-5) with 16 points and Boyd added 12 points. ...