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Murty moves on to the state tourney

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WILLIAMSBURG—GMG senior Conner Murty punched his ticket to this week’s Iowa High School Wrestling Tournament after both of his district opponents by fall at last Saturday’s meet in Williamsburg. Murty scored pins against Cooper Smock of Oelwein and Korver Hupke of Independence to ...

Rebels stroll past Colo-NESCO

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COLO — Three minutes into the second quarter of Thursday night’s Class 1A girls’ basketball Region 6 first-round game between Colo-NESCO and Gladbrook-Reinbeck, the Rebels went up a gear. A 9-0 run took the score from 10-5 to 19-5, and by the time the halftime buzzer rang out the score ...

GMG girls end season against Spartans

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MAXWELL — The Class 1A No. 12 Collins-Maxwell girls’ basketball team led from the outset and rolled to a 55-22 victory over Iowa Star Conference South Division foe GMG in Thursday’s Region 6 first-round pairing. Brooke Christie scored a game-high 17 points to lead Collins-Maxwell (21-1), ...

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 ...