Rams lose to N. Polk Comets in v’ball

The Ram varsity volleyball team lost all three games to the North Polk Comets Sept. 18 in the Greene County Middle School gym.

Game scores were 14-25, 21-25, 11-25. Player stats will be posted when they’re available.

The Rams are now 3-13 while the Comets are 13-12.

The Rams host the Saydel Eagles Thursday.

Rams lose five of six games of v’ball triangular in Gilbert

The Ram varsity volleyball team lost both matches at a triangular in Gilbert Sept. 13.

The Rams won their first game against the Carroll Tigers 25-19, but lost the next two, 20-25, 11-15. The Rams lost all three games against the Gilbert Tigers 13-25, 18-25, 6-25.

Against Carroll, the Rams served at 93.2 percent, their best serving of the season. Paige Heaning and Kara Reed were both perfect at the service line, with Heaning at 10 of 10 and Reed at 11 of 11. Sophie Havens made 11 of 12 serves, Aubrey Heupel made nine of 10, Brianna Osterson made eight of nine  and Lily made six of 7 .

Luisa Stompo had 11 kills and Muir had nine. Muir and Havens both had seven digs and Heupel had 22 assists.

Against Gilbert, the Rams served at 82.9 percent, their worst serve percentage. Heupel, Osterson and Havens were all perfect at the line, with Heupel at eight, Osterson at seven and Havens at six. The Rams were at the service line only 39 times total, compared to their 59 serves against Carroll.

Muir led in kills against Gilbert with seven and Stompo added six. Muir led in digs with seven. Heupel had 17 assists.




Rams 4-0 on season with 46-7 football win over Gilbert

Rams have outscored opponents 166-23

The Greene County Rams traveled to Gilbert for the second consecutive year, and unlike last year, when the Rams led 31-22 after three quarters but lost the game 37-31, the Rams played four quarters of solid football Friday night on both offense and defense. They claimed a convincing 46-7 victory, their fourth win of the season. Continue reading Rams 4-0 on season with 46-7 football win over Gilbert

Ram girls seventh, boys 14th at Panorama cross country meet

The Greene County girls placed seventh and the boys placed 14th at the Panorama cross country invitational Thursday at the Panora Golf Club.

Sophomore Conner Allender paced the Rams with a time of 23:52, good for 16th place. Other places and times and were Kassie Lamoureux, 25th, 24:39; Makala Kafer, 29th, 25:22; Ashlee Harmeyer, 54th, 26:49; Izzy Bravard, 55th, 26:49; Tieryn Tucker, 87th, 31:35; and Kirsten Lamoureux, 90th, 32:01. Allender and Kafer are both sophomores; all other runners are juniors. Continue reading Ram girls seventh, boys 14th at Panorama cross country meet

P-C 3-2 as v’ball team plays first home match

The Paton-Churdan volleyball team takes a 3-2 record into its first home match of the season Sept. 13 against Exira-EHK.

The Rockets opened their 2018 campaign at Coon Rapids-Bayard Sept. 1. They were 1-2 in matches and 4-5 in games that day.

Game scores against the Ankeny Christian Academy Eagles were 21-17, 18-21, 15-13. Game scores against the Class 3A Atlantic Trojans were 17-21, 21-14, 7-15. Games scores against the host CR-B Crusaders were 21-14, 16-21, 14-16. Continue reading P-C 3-2 as v’ball team plays first home match

Ram volleyball team wins three of 10 games at S. Hardin tourney

The Greene County varsity volleyball team was blanked at the South Hardin tournament Sept. 8, losing all four matches and only three of 10 games.

The Rams first played Oelwein. The first game of the day was a 13-21 loss for the Rams, but the next two games were much closer, with a 22-20 win followed by a 14-16 loss. The Rams lost to Gladbrook-Reinbeck 13-21, 12-21 and lost to Edgewood-Colesburg 16-21, 12-21. Scores against host South Hardin were 21-19, 22-20, 9-15. Continue reading Ram volleyball team wins three of 10 games at S. Hardin tourney

Rams ground the Eagles 68-0 on the gridiron

The Ram offense had its way and the Ram defense destroyed the Eagles’ running game in a 68-0 victory on Saydel’s home field on the north side of Des Moines. The Rams scored 10 touchdowns in the non-district rout. The Rams are 3-0 on the season and the Saydel Eagles are 0-3.

The Rams scored just one touchdown in the first quarter. The TD came on the Rams’ third possession of the game when Colby Kafer ran 25 yards to score with 4:33 to play. Cael Fisher kicked the point after touchdown to add another point for a 7-0 lead. Continue reading Rams ground the Eagles 68-0 on the gridiron