Ram boys at Graceland U for Jenner indoor invite

A half dozen members of the Ram boys track and field team traveled to Lamoni March 22 for the Jenner Indoor Invitational at Graceland University.

Colby Kafer set three Ram indoor meet records and personal records. In the record books are his long jump of 20′ 5″, good for second place; his time of 24.42 seconds in the 200m dash, good for third place; and his time of 6.94 seconds in the 55m dash, good for fourth place.

Freshmen Jackson Morton and Jaxon Warnke ran the 55m high hurdles for the first time and both three-stepped all five hurdles. Morton placed fifth in .3875 seconds, and Warnke posted a time of 9.67 seconds.

Other distances and times were: long jump – John Rosado, 18′ 3/4″ and  Bryce Stalder, 16′ 11-3/4′; 55m –  Daniel Rivera, 7.58 seconds and 7.62 seconds, and Rosado, 7.33 seconds; 200m dash – Rivera, 27.23 (PR); and distance medley relay – Rosado, Stalder, Warnke and Morton, 4:21.45.

Rams compete at Iowa State High School Classic indoor meet

The Greene County track and field teams competed in the 26th annual Iowa State High School Classic in Ames March 19.

Kolby Kafer posted the boys best finish, taking fourth place in the long jump with a distance of 20’3-3/4”. This was the second time this season Kafer has jumped longer than 20 feet.

Tyler Miller threw the shot put 48’ 9-1/4” for a ninth place finish. Continue reading Rams compete at Iowa State High School Classic indoor meet

Rams’ Morton sets meet record at BVU indoor meet

Greene County junior Carter Morton placed first in the high jump at the Buena Vista University co-ed Elite Meet Saturday, setting a meet record, a new school record and a personal record at 6’ 7”. His jump was three inches higher than at the opening indoor meet at the University of Northern Iowa earlier this month.

Morton also placed fifth in the 60m hurdles in 9.46 seconds. Continue reading Rams’ Morton sets meet record at BVU indoor meet

Boys T/F team starts season at UNI-Dome

The Greene County boys track and field team competed at the indoor Dickinson Relays in the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls Tuesday. Coach Chad Morton said his team had a good start on the season.

Junior Carter Morton placed second of 101 competitors in the high jump, setting a new school record at 6’ 4”. Freshman Nate Black placed 23rd and tied his personal record at 5’ 10”. Continue reading Boys T/F team starts season at UNI-Dome

Ram girls start track/field season indoors at UNI

Snow is still deep on the ground but the Ram girls track team is already competing, with its first indoor meet March 4 at the AD Dickinson Relays on the University of Northern Iowa campus.

Sophomore Brianna Osterson had the best Ram finishes at the meet, placing 29th in the long jump with a leap of 15’ 1”, 30th in the 400 m dash in 1:05.45, and 43rd in the 60m dash in 8.58 seconds. Continue reading Ram girls start track/field season indoors at UNI

Ram wrestlers face some of Iowa’s best at state tourney

Both Greene County wrestlers at the state wrestling tournament ended their seasons Friday before the quarterfinal matches.

In the first round at 170 pounds, Ram senior Brock Wuebker (26-6) was seeded against Colter Bye (46-2) of Crestwood. Bye won by fall in 4:55. In the first consolation round wrestleback Wuebker faced Heart of Iowa rival Aiden Carr (42-8) of Gilbert. Carr won by fall in 1:16 and Wuebker was finished competing. Continue reading Ram wrestlers face some of Iowa’s best at state tourney

Duncan of Panorama to coach Ram football, teach phys ed

Caden Duncan

Greene County Schools superintendent announced Thursday morning that Caden Duncan has accepted the position of head football coach for the Rams.

Duncan currently teaches physical education and health in grades 7-12 at Panorama. He coaches football and track and serves as the strength and conditioning coordinator.

Duncan is a graduate of Prairie Valley High School and played two years of college football at Upper Iowa University. He is in his third year of teaching and has served as an assistant coach at the high school level for Southeast Valley and Panorama for a total of six years. Continue reading Duncan of Panorama to coach Ram football, teach phys ed

Ram hoops teams end regular season with losses to NP

The Greene County Ram basketball teams finished the 2018-19 regular season Tuesday with a pair of losses to the North Polk Comets in Alleman.

The Comet girls team is ranked #1 in Class 3A by the Iowa High School Girls Athletic Union. They flew past the Rams 79-23. The Rams scored 10 more points than in their December meeting. Both games were played with a continuous clock the entire second half. Continue reading Ram hoops teams end regular season with losses to NP

Five Rams advance to district wrestling tourney in Harlan

~courtesy of The Scranton Journal

The Greene County wrestling team traveled to Ida Grove Saturday, Feb. 2, for a Class 2A sectional wrestling meet. Tenth ranked Sergeant Bluff-Luton was first in the team standings, followed by Harlan in second. Greene County placed fourth out of six teams. First and second place in each weight division advances to district competition at Harlan, beginning at noon on Saturday. Continue reading Five Rams advance to district wrestling tourney in Harlan