Morton takes sixth in 110m hurdles

Ram junior Carter Morton made his mark at the co-ed State Track and Field Meet, placing in the top eight in two different events. On Saturday, Morton finished sixth in the 110m high hurdles with a time of 15.8 seconds, just .73 seconds behind champion Avery Martensen of Monticello.

Morton was third in the state in the high jump in Friday competition.

The girls sprint medley relay team finished in 23rd place Saturday with a time of 2:06.9. On the team were juniors Paige Heaning and Maddy Sigler and sophomores Makala Kafer and Brianna Osterson. The championship time was 1:50 set by Kingsley-Pierson/Woodbury Central.

Carter third in state in 2A high jump, on to 110m high hurdles finals

Ram junior Carter Morton finished third in the state in the Class 2A boys high jump. Morton cleared the bar on his third attempt at 6’ 4”, and then missed all three attempts at 6’ 5”.

Senior Braeden Hoyer of Northeast (Goose Lake) cleared his first attempt at 6’ 5” and his third attempted at 6’ 6”. He missed at 6’ 7”. Senior Grant Brouwer of Sibley-Ocheyedan didn’t miss until he tried 6’11”. He won the title with his jump of 6’ 9”.

In preliminary competition, Morton advanced to the finals of the 110m high hurdles, finishing seventh with a time of 15.55 seconds. The fastest time in the prelims was 14.84 seconds set by senior Avery Martensen of Monticello. Continue reading Carter third in state in 2A high jump, on to 110m high hurdles finals

Rams end regular soccer season with win over Kuemper

Post season starts Monday in Grand Junction

The Ram boys soccer team finished the regular season Thursday with a 1-0 win in a lightning-shortened game against the Kuemper Knights in Carroll.

The game was called after one half. Coach Carl Behne said the game “was not how we would have liked to end the regular season, but a win is a win.” Continue reading Rams end regular soccer season with win over Kuemper

Kafer second in state in 2A long jump

The Greene County Rams have already put one competitor on the winner’s stand at the co-ed State Track & Field Meet at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.

Junior Colby Kafer placed second in the long jump with a leap of 22’ 6-1/2”. Kafer fouled on his first two jumps, then landed 21’ 5-1/2” and 22’ 6-1/2” on his fourth and final jump. He was 4-1/4 inch off the leap of junior Parker Kiweiet of Dike-New Hartford. Continue reading Kafer second in state in 2A long jump

Rams qualify 13 events for Co-ed State Track & Field Meet

The Greene County boys track and field team is culminating a successful season by earning the Class 2A District 5 title and qualifying nine events for the Co-ed State Track and Field Meet May 16-18 at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Junior Carter Morton qualified in three individual events and one relay.

The district qualifying meet was held Friday at Panorama High School in Panora. First and second place finishers at the district meet qualified for the state meet, with remaining positions in the state meet going to the holders of the eight best times or distances across the state. Continue reading Rams qualify 13 events for Co-ed State Track & Field Meet

Rams go 2-1 in soccer on Saturday

The Ram boys soccer team lost the first two games but won the third in Nevada Saturday.

The Ram team, now in its second season, started the day against two-time Class 1A state champions, the Regals of Iowa City Regina. Regina has played in the state tournament seven of the last 10 years.

Adding to the challenge was the absence of goalie Cael Fisher, who had played virtually every minute of every game this season. Continue reading Rams go 2-1 in soccer on Saturday

Carter first in high jump, Miller second in discus and shot at HOIAC meet

Ram junior Carter Morton placed first in the high jump, second in the 110m hurdles and third in the 400m hurdles at the Heart of Iowa Activities Conference track and field meet in Nevada Thursday.

Junior Tyler Miller placed second in both throwing events, whipping the discus 38’ 10-/2” and tossing the shot put 47’ 5”. Continue reading Carter first in high jump, Miller second in discus and shot at HOIAC meet

Rams finish eighth at HOIAC boys golf meet

The Greene County boys golf team placed eighth of eight teams at the Heart of Iowa Activities Conference golf meet Tuesday at the Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City.

Nevada won the conference title with a score of 143. Cubs golfers claimed the top four medalist positions with Kyle Linder shooting 35 and Caden Jones, Dylan Sporrer and Harold Dobernecker each shooting 36. Continue reading Rams finish eighth at HOIAC boys golf meet