Woes continue for Ram basketball teams

The Greene County basketball teams traveled to Nevada Tuesday for their second games of the season against the Cubs and lost both games, giving the Cubs a sweep.

The girls lost 40-25, a smaller point differential than in 10 of their 13 losses this season. The spread would have been wider had the Cubs fared better at the free throw line. The home team shot 15 throws but made only two, for just 13 percent, far below their season average of 49.7 percent. The Rams made four of seven free throws for 57 percent, well above their season average of 39.8 per cent. Continue reading Woes continue for Ram basketball teams

Injury, illness deplete Ram wrestling lineup

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Following a successful week with three dual victories and a team title at the North Polk Round Robin Tournament, injury and illness whittled down the Greene County lineup as the Rams traveled to Monroe Thursday, January 10. The number one ranked PCM Mustangs handled Greene County 69-12 but the Rams pulled out a tight match from South Hamilton 42-39.
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Winterset comes to Jefferson for hoops, leaves with two wins

The Greene County Rams lost both games when they hosted the Winterset Huskies for non-conference basketball Jan.14.

The girls lost their 12th game of the season to extend their two-season losing streak to 20. Their last win was Jan. 12, 2018, a 55-49 win over Saydel. The Rams averaged 35.5 points in the 2017-18 season. Continue reading Winterset comes to Jefferson for hoops, leaves with two wins

Ram wrestlers sweep Ogden Duals, win N. Polk round robin tourney

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Greene County claimed three victories at the Ogden Duals on January 3. The Rams defeated Southeast Valley 43-42, Ogden 48-27 and Audubon 72-12. Will Hansen, Joel Ward, Clint Dennhardt and Brenner Gallagher were undefeated in three matches.

On Friday the Rams won the North Polk Round Robin Tournament in Alleman. The Rams scored 388 points, followed by Grinnell with 370, North Polk 344, Waukee JV 336, Mount Ayr 231, and Shenandoah 44. Continue reading Ram wrestlers sweep Ogden Duals, win N. Polk round robin tourney

Rams split hoops games vs Saydel

Boys win despite loss of senior leader Lance Hughes

Playing through adversity hasn’t been a strength of the Greene County boys basketball team this season, until they played the Saydel Eagles on the road Friday.

The team learned Wednesday that senior Lance Hughes, a four-year varsity player who averages 21 points a game, is transferring to another school after the Christmas break and is no longer a member of the team. Starter Cael Fisher was gone on a family vacation and two others on the varsity roster are currently  ineligible. Continue reading Rams split hoops games vs Saydel

Ram wrestlers sweep CR-B duals 3-9

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The Greene County wrestling team swept the Coon Rapids-Bayard duals Dec. 20 with wins over Collins-Maxwell, Nodaway Valley and CR-B.

There were only four bouts in the C-M match with the Rams winning three of those. The Crusaders had seven wrestlers, but Greene County dispatched all seven, giving up only one forfeit for CR-B points. The Rams gave up two forfeits and three pins to Nodaway Valley. Continue reading Ram wrestlers sweep CR-B duals 3-9

Ram wrestlers lose duals in Forest City

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The Greene County wrestlers lost two duals in Forest City Tuesday, Dec. 18. Webster City took a match 60-17 and the host team won 51-17.

Webster City 60 ~ Greene County 17
106 – Braden Gallagher lost by fall to Camron Phetxoumphone :34
113 – Brenner Gallagher lost by fall to Reece Sadler 1:17
120 – Chance McCollom lost by fall to Drake Doolittle 1:23
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Greene County Rams sweep Saydel duals

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The Greene County wrestlers lifted their record above the .500 mark Dec. 13 with three victories in dual competition at Saydel. The Rams are now 7-5 on the season.

GC topped Nevada 65-12; Coon Rapids-Bayard 58-12 and Saydel 46-31. Five Rams went undefeated on the night, including Braden Gallagher, Brady Stauffer, Will Hansen, Brock Wuebker and Sawyer Schiltz. Continue reading Greene County Rams sweep Saydel duals

Rams lose two hoops games to W-G Hawks

The Greene County Ram basketball teams started the last week of play before the holiday break with a road trip to Woodward to play the non-conference Woodward-Granger Hawks Monday. The Rams returned home with a pair of losses.

The Ram girls lost their eighth game of the season, but the 11-point margin was smaller than in any other loss this season, and the girls made four 3-point baskets. Continue reading Rams lose two hoops games to W-G Hawks