Middle school girls track & field update

~courtesy of The Scranton Journal

The Greene County seventh and eighth grade girls track teams competed at Carroll’s 22nd Al Molitor Relays in Jefferson on Monday, April 30. Carroll’s track and football field is being renovated.

The seventh grade Rams finished fourth among the eight teams competing. Natalie Heupel, Olivia Shannon, Madison Kinsey, Alexa Peters grabbed a gold medal in the 4×400 relay. Continue reading Middle school girls track & field update

Ram boys struggle at Hawk-Norse golf meet

“It was a beautiful day for golf but the team did not play well,” Greene County boys coach Dave Destival said about the Hawk-Norse Invitational Monday at Story City.

The Rams placed fifth of the six Heart of Iowa Activities Conference teams at the meet. Meet medalist was Tyler Risdal of Roland-Story with a 3-over par 75. Ram lead golfer Elijah Block shot an 84, including three penalty strokes. Other Ram scores in the total came from Jadon Block with a 91, Curtis Muir with a 94, and Ben Wilkins with a 102. Sawyer Schiltz shot 106 and Jared Marshall shot 138. Continue reading Ram boys struggle at Hawk-Norse golf meet

Boys soccer loses to #12 Perry, goes 1-1 at DMC tourney

Marques tied for most goals in state at 25

The Greene County boys soccer team fell to #12 Perry 6-1 April 27 in Grand Junction.The Rams record dropped to 6-4 after their third loss in a row.

“You can’t play the 2017 2A State Tourney fourth place team with little effort and energy and think you can win,” scolded coach Carl Behne. “Effort equals Results. We came out very flat defensively and as a team we had no energy. We continued to put Kyle (Peters, the goal keeper) under attack, and the 30 MPH wind didn’t help.” Continue reading Boys soccer loses to #12 Perry, goes 1-1 at DMC tourney

Girls soccer team struggling for wins

The Greene County girls soccer team went 0-2 in Stuart at the West Central Valley tournament Saturday.  WCV was a 9-1 winner over the Rams in game one, then Creston defeated Greene County 3-1. The Rams fall to 1-6 on the season.

Coach Marilyn Tasler saw Nayelli Perez score the only goal against WCV. It was the second this season for Perez. The second game goal went to Makayla Kafer with Ashlee Harmeyer getting the assist. The goal was Kafer’s first.  ~courtesy of The Scranton Journal

Ram boys fifth at HOIAC golf meet, Block brothers all-conference

Brothers Elijah and Jadon Block earned all-conference honors and the Ram team placed fifth at the Heart of Iowa Activities Conference golf meet at the Tournament Club of Iowa course in Polk City May 1. Play was delayed for an hour because of the weather, but coach Dave Destival called it “a nice day for the rest of the meet.”

Tommy Doyle of Gilbert was conference champion with a 69 on the par 71 course. Elijah

Block was fifth with a 79 and Jadon Block tied for seventh place with an 80.  Continue reading Ram boys fifth at HOIAC golf meet, Block brothers all-conference

Rams second at SEV Invite, win over HOIAC foes N. Polk and Saydel

The Greene County boys golf team finished in second place, just one stroke behind Ogden, at the Southeast Valley Invitational Friday at the Dayton Golf and Country Club.

Elijah Block was runner-up at the meet with a 44, four strokes behind medalist Jaxon Myers of Southeast Valley. Block shot par on four holes, but a triple bogey on Hole 2, inflated his score. Continue reading Rams second at SEV Invite, win over HOIAC foes N. Polk and Saydel

Girls 4 X 100 relay three seconds off qualifying for Drake Relays final

The Greene County girls 4 X 100m relay placed 54th with a time of 52.21 seconds in the preliminaries at the Drake Relays Friday afternoon. Members of the team were junior Melanie Doran, freshmen Brianna Osterson and Lillian Muir and senior Megan Durbin.

The fastest qualifying time was 49.10 seconds by the team from Wahlert Catholic (Dubuque). The eighth team to qualify ran the relay in 49.78 seconds.

Megan Durbin Drake Relays champion in high jump

Ram senior Megan Durbin  reclaimed her title as Drake Relays champion in the girls’ high jump this afternoon, clearing the bar at 5′ 7″.

From a starting field of 23, Durbin and Southeast  Valley freshman Kiersten Fisher were the only to jump 5′ 6″.  Durbin cleared on her first jump, while Fisher missed her first attempt but made her second attempt. Durbin missed her first attempt at 5′ 7″ and then cleared the bar on her second jump. Fisher missed all three attempts at 5′ 7″, giving Durbin the title.  Continue reading Megan Durbin Drake Relays champion in high jump