Ram boys end season with loss to #10 rated DMC Lions

The Ram boys basketball team ended its 2017-18 season with a 4-point loss in the second game of post-season play. The Rams faced the #10 rated Des Moines Christian Lions in Urbandale and lost 58-54.

The Rams took an early lead, 6-2, but were down 14-8 at the end of the first quarter. They came back to tie the game at 17 with 3:45 to play in the half, and the score was tied at 22 with less than a minute to play. The Lions put up a 3-point basket to end the half at 25-22. Continue reading Ram boys end season with loss to #10 rated DMC Lions

Ram boys end regular hoops season with 11-10 record

The Greene County boys basketball team ended the regular season with a non-conference game against the Winterset Huskies, the runner-up team in the Raccoon River Activities Conference.

The game had been postponed three times due to weather. It was worth the wait, as the game went down to the last two seconds. In the end, the Rams lost 58-57, with both teams scoring below their season averages. Continue reading Ram boys end regular hoops season with 11-10 record

Rams close home season with losses to Grand View Christian

The Ram boys basketball team play 16 minutes of even-up ball with the Grand View Christian Thunder, Class 1A defending state champions and owners of a 44-game winning streak, in the middle school gym Tuesday.

The Rams scored first in the game but were behind 13-6 after five minutes of play. With three 3-point baskets by Trey Hinote and a deuce by Ben Wilkins in the last two minutes of the quarter the score was knotted at 19 at the end of the quarter. Continue reading Rams close home season with losses to Grand View Christian

Rams’ HOIAC season slides to an end

The Greene County Rams’ conference season fizzled to its end Friday in Monroe, as the girls and boys teams both lost by disappointing margins to the Prairie City-Monroe Mustangs.

The boys finished with an 8-6 record in the Heart of Iowa Activities Conference after a 70-45 loss to the 11-3 Mustangs. Their point total was the smallest of the season, and came after a 70-47 loss to conference leader South Hamilton Tuesday. In between, the Rams scored 72 points against the Coon Rapids-Bayard Crusaders for a victory Thursday. Continue reading Rams’ HOIAC season slides to an end

Ram boys clinch winning season with win over CR-B

The Greene County Rams boys varsity basketball team topped the Coon Rapids-Bayard Crusaders 72-36 in a non-conference game Thursday in Coon Rapids. The win puts them at 11-7 overall. With three games left in the regular season, they clinched a winning season.

The Rams jumped to an early lead and didn’t slow down. They were ahead 21-12 after one quarter and 38-20 after intermission. The score was 59-30 at the end of the third quarter en route to the win Continue reading Ram boys clinch winning season with win over CR-B

Ram grapplers 10th at Charger Invite

~by The Scranton Journal

The Greene County wrestling team traveled to Huxley Jan. 23 for a double dual with Perry and Ballard. The Rams wrestled Perry to a close match, but the Blue Jays prevailed 34-32. Ballard topped GC 57-21 as did Humboldt, 52-24.

Saturday, Jan.27, Greene County competed in the Charger Invitational in Guthrie Center where they finished in 10th place out of 22 teams. Garrett Tasler and Clint Dennhardt had the highest individual placings. Tasler was fourth at 120 pounds and Dennhardt was fourth at 182 pounds. Continue reading Ram grapplers 10th at Charger Invite

Different gym, same results when Rams play NP Comets

Aside from the venue, Ram fans had a feeling of déjà vu when they played the North Polk Comets Jan 26. The first time the teams met it was a “home” game for the Rams in Wells Fargo Arena. The girls lost by 39 points and the boys won by 18 points.

Their second meeting was in the Comets’ home gym in Alleman. The girls lost by 36 points and the boys won by 21 points. Continue reading Different gym, same results when Rams play NP Comets