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Wolverines push past Redhawks for third consecutive win

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GARWIN – GMG boys basketball won a back-and-forth battle with North Tama at GMG High School last Saturday afternoon, rounding out a hectic week of play with a trio of wins. The Wolverines first took to the hardwood last week on Tuesday in a road game against the Baxter Bolts who are ...

Lady Rebels beat Union to end regular season 13-9

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GRUNDY CENTER — This past Monday, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck girls basketball team smoked the Union Knights 56-23 at home to finish out the regular season 13-9 (4-4) and third in the conference. Sophomores Elly Sieh and Kennedy Brant - who notched her 500th career point against Union - led the ...

Spartan boys rally past G-R boys

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GRUNDY CENTER – Grundy Center’s Tiernan Vokes made a shot with four seconds remaining to push his team past Gladbrook-Reinbeck, 49-48, in NICL West boys basketball action at Grundy Center High School last Thursday, Feb. 1. Vokes finished with 12 points, 10 coming in the second half. Colin ...

Woodbury sinks 1,000th career point

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GARWIN – The GMG boys’ basketball team used a balanced attack to bounce Collins-Maxwell in last Friday’s Iowa Star Conference South Division game, 86-75, but one player certainly stood out above the rest – senior Jabari Woodbury who, while piling up 22 points total against the ...

GMG grappler Brooklyn Mitchell takes 6th at regionals

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MASON CITY – Standout GMG wrestler Brooklyn Mitchell made it to the semifinals last week at the Region 7 state qualifier tournament held in Mason City on Friday. Mitchell, a freshman at Garwin-Green Mountain High School, wrestled this season as a member of the talented South Tama County ...

RedTail Softball welcomes Adelyn Sienknecht

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WATERLOO – RedTail Softball head coach Courtney Calkins announces the signing of Adelyn Sienknecht to the 2024-2025 recruiting class. Sienknecht is the daughter of Randy and Melissa Sienknecht and attends North Tama High School. Adelyn plans on studying agricultural business during her time ...

Union/Gladbrook-Reinbeck wrestlers compete at regionals

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CEDAR RAPIDS – After earning back-to-back state wrestling titles the last two years, Union/G-R wrestler Jillian ‘Monster’ Worthen will have the opportunity this week to add a third state medal to her collection. Worthen, a junior at Union High School, secured her trip to the 2024 Girls ...

Union/G-R grapplers split home dual with Cougars

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LA PORTE CITY – The full Union/Union-Gladbrook-Reinbeck wrestling team split their last home dual of the season last Thursday evening with the top-ranked boys’ squad confidently conquering Sumner-Fredericksburg 57-21 while the girls fell 48-18 to the Cougars. The meet was originally meant ...

Rebels defeat D-NH for third-straight win

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REINBECK — The Gladbrook-Reinbeck boys’ basketball team racked up its third-straight win by defeating Dike-New Hartford 55-48 on Friday, Jan. 5 in an NICL clash. The Rebels (7-3) trailed by eight, 31-23, at the half before outscoring the Wolverines 32-17 in the second half. Dike-New ...

Mustangs split at NICL triangular

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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 ...