Hinote, Morton combine for 61 points in Ram win in Panora

Ram  girls lose to #10 rated Panthers

The Greene County boys basketball team got a welcome win in Panora Monday, topping the non-conference Panorama Panthers 83-69 to break a six-game losing streak. The Rams hadn’t won since playing Saydel on Jan. 4.

Strong shooting by both the Rams’ leading scorers – senior Trey Hinote and junior Carter Morton – was a big factor in the win. Hinote scored a career-high 35 points and Morton scored 26 points, close to his career high. Continue reading Hinote, Morton combine for 61 points in Ram win in Panora

Rams lose to PCM at home

Boys come close but don’t finish a win; girls score 1.5X their season average

The Ram boys, who have now lost nine of their last 10 games, seemed unable to keep themselves from losing when they hosted the Prairie City-Monroe Mustangs in the middle school gym Friday. The Rams were down by two points when the fourth quarter started, but after six minutes went by without any Ram points, a win was once again out of reach. The final score was 73-56. Continue reading Rams lose to PCM at home

Wrestlers sweep Ram Duals, gear up for rest of season

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The Greene County wrestling team swept the Ram Duals Tuesday, defeating North Polk, Roland-Story and West Central Valley. Brock Wuebker (170) improved his season record to 19-1 with three falls, all in the first period.

The Heart of Iowa Activities Conference tournament was scheduled to be held at Saydel Friday night. League officials cancelled the event due to the hazardous weather forecast. It will not be made up. Continue reading Wrestlers sweep Ram Duals, gear up for rest of season

Rams 5-10 in hoops after Saturday loss to DC-G

Tyler Miller, the long-awaited 6’ 9” transfer from Paton-Churdan who was finally eligible to play with the Rams at a basketball showcase Saturday in Gilbert played well but wasn’t enough to overcome lackluster 3-point shooting from the

The Rams have strong 3-point shooters on the team in Trey Hinote and Carter Morton, but their shots were falling at a Basketball Showcase Saturday in Gilbert. Even with the addition of Tyler Miller, a 6’ 9” Paton-Churdan transfer who was finally eligible to play with the Rams, the Rams lost to the Dallas Center-Grimes Mustangs 70-55. Continue reading Rams 5-10 in hoops after Saturday loss to DC-G

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