Ram boys perform well at UNI Dickinson indoor relays

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The Greene County High School boys track team got off to a great start of the 2020 season at the Dickson Relays held at the University of Northern Iowa on March 10.
This will be the only competition for the Rams until mid-April. The State Athletic Associations (boys and girls) have cancelled all practices and meets until after April 10. Continue reading Ram boys perform well at UNI Dickinson indoor relays

GrCo boys fall in Rams vs Rams hoops showdown

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The Greene County boys basketball season ended Monday, Feb. 24, in Glenwood when the home team won the first round of Class 3A Substate 8 tourney play 75-40.

Everyone in the building was cheering for the Rams! The Glenwood Rams took an 18-10 first period lead over the Greene County Rams, building their advantage to 38-24 at halftime. Glenwood held GC to just eight points in each of the second half quarters, taking a 60-32 lead in the third and winning 75-40. Continue reading GrCo boys fall in Rams vs Rams hoops showdown

Rams’ McKinley Robbins takes second at state wrestling tourney

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McKinley Robbins placed second at the state wrestling tournament in the Class 2A 103-pound bracket. He is the first Ram wrestler to reach the state finals since 1995.

Robbins lost the title match to top-ranked and undefeated Camron Phetxoumphone (42-0), a sophomore from Webster City, by a 5-0 decision.

After a scoreless first period, Phetxoumphone scored two near fall points in the second. He added an escape and take down in the third for the final score. Robbins was shut out for the first time this season and finishes his first season of high school wrestling 37-2, with both losses to the Webster City wrestler.

McKinley Robbins (left) wrestling Carter Kolthoff in the quarterfinal round. | photo by Lynnea Andersen

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Ram girls end hoops season with loss to R-S

The Greene County girls basketball season culminated in Story City Feb.19. The Rams fell to third-ranked Roland-Story 55-30, ending the season with a 3-20 record while R-S advanced to the Class 3A Region 3 title game with a 19-3 mark.

The Rams fell to the Norsemen twice earlier in the season by scores of 76-11 and 70-9. Even though the game wasn’t close, it was a much better showing by Greene County. Continue reading Ram girls end hoops season with loss to R-S

Robbins, Gallagher on to state wrestling tourney

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McKinley Robbins (106) | photo by Lynnea Andersen

A quartet of Greene County wrestlers traveled to Atlantic for district tournament action Saturday, Feb. 15.

Freshman McKinley Robbins secured a trip to the state tournament as a first place winner in Atlantic. The 106-pound wrestler posted a 52-second pin in the first round. He defeated the second opponent by a 10-4 decision. Robbins is ranked number two in Class 2A.

Advancing to state by virtue of a second place finish at 113-pounds is sophomore Brenner Gallagher. He won his first match with a 7-0 decision, but lost by fall to the ninth ranked man at 113 in the second match. Continue reading Robbins, Gallagher on to state wrestling tourney

Ram girls upset SEV to advance in regional hoops

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The Greene County girls basketball team extended their season with a 56-51 victory over Southeast Valley Saturday, their third victory of the year. They play at Roland-Story in the second round of regional action tonight (Wednesday) at 7 pm. The Norsemen have defeated GC this year by scores of 76-11 and 85-19. Continue reading Ram girls upset SEV to advance in regional hoops

Rams lose to NP Comets in close game

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The Greene County boys basketball team nearly pulled out a victory over North Polk Tuesday, leading until the fourth quarter when the Comets went ahead and grabbed the win 71-68.

The Rams defeated Saydel 54-43 on Friday, ending the regular season 5-16.

The Greene County Rams will meet the Glenwood Rams on Monday, Feb. 24, at 6:30 pm in Glenwood in the first round of Class 3A substate tournament action. Continue reading Rams lose to NP Comets in close game

Quartet of Rams to district wrestling tournament

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Greene County wrestlers traveled to Adel for sectional tournament action Saturday, Freshman McKinley Robbins was the only first place winner for the Rams. The 106-pound wrestler posted two quick pins to advance to districts in Atlantic Saturday. Robbins is ranked second in Class 2A.

He’ll be accompanied by three teammates who qualified with second place finished. Advancing to the district tournament are sophomore Brenner Gallagher (113), senior Will Hansen (160) and junior Sawyer Schiltz (220). Continue reading Quartet of Rams to district wrestling tournament

Ram boys 1-3 in recent hoops action

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The Greene County boys basketball team lost two Heart of Iowa Activities Conference games last week. League-leading Gilbert dropped the Rams 79-45 Feb. 3 and third place Nevada won 74-60 the following night. Both games were in Jefferson. Greene County defeated 1-17 Saydel 54-44 on the road Friday and fell in non-conference action to Carroll 81-52 Saturday. Continue reading Ram boys 1-3 in recent hoops action

Ram girls top Saydel for second win of season

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The Greene County girls basketball team picked up its second win this season over winless Saydel, topping the Eagles 45-23 on Friday. The girls were unable to post much offense in losses against Gilbert 70-9 on Monday; Nevada 57-13 on Tuesday; and Carroll 77-9 on Saturday.

The Rams enter Regional tournament action on Saturday, Feb. 15, when they play Southeast Valley in Gowrie at 5 pm. Continue reading Ram girls top Saydel for second win of season

Ram wrestlers set new record

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The Greene County wrestling team set a new record, reaching 20 dual meet victories in a season. The Rams are 20-4 after winning two of three dual meets in Story City on Jan. 14. Their previous mark for most wins in a dual meet season for the Rams was 19-5 in 2012-13.

The Rams picked up a 51-18 victory over West Central Valley in non-conference action. They also topped host Roland-Story 52-28, but fell to North Polk (Alleman) 46-33. Greene County finishes 5-2 in Heart of Iowa Activities Conference dual meets, good for third place behind Gilbert and NP. Continue reading Ram wrestlers set new record

Ram wrestlers sixth at Tiger-Knight Invite

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Greene County wrestlers traveled to Carroll Dec. 21 for the Tiger-Knight Invitational. The Rams entered nine of 14 weight classes, finishing sixth among 11 teams. Brenner Gallagher (113) and Will Hansen (152) each placed second. Braden Gallagher (120), Brady Stauffer (138), and Nate Black (145) were third, while Chance McCollum (126) was fourth, and Matt Naberhaus (285) was fifth. Continue reading Ram wrestlers sixth at Tiger-Knight Invite