The Greene County varsity volleyball team played Saturday at the South Central Calhoun Invitational in Lake City. The Rams went 2-3 in matches and 4-9 in sets for the day.
The Rams started with a loss to the host Titans 10-21 in both sets. The Rams beat the Audubon Wheelers in three sets, 11-21, 21-15, 15-13, but couldnâ€™t keep the momentum going against IKM-Manning, dropping the first set 23-25, and the second set 14-21. The lost to Pocahontas Area in two, 10-21, 17-21. They finished the day topping Belmond-Klemme 21-4 and 21-9. Continue reading Ram v’ball team 2-3 at So. Central Calhoun tourney→
Bomb Squad finished the season at the top of the Jefferson park and recreation departmentâ€™s coed softball league, and Power Life won the league tournament.
The regular season opened July 17 and ended Aug. 21. Final league standings after 12 games among the seven teams in the league were Bomb Squad 11-1, Power Lift 8-4, Hit Faced 7-5, Raccoon Valley Lawn Care 7-5, 515 Softball Club 4-8, Greater Life Chiropractic 4-8 and Dennhardt Concrete 1-11. Continue reading JPRD tells coed softball champs→
The Greene County Ram football team has a 2-0 record after another penalty-laden game. The Rams hosted the Nevada Cubs for their home opener Friday and claimed a 38-10 victory, despite being penalized 17 times for a total of 164 yards.
The Greene County Rams and the Perry Blue Jays opened the football season with the 90-year-old Battle of the Cowbell. The bell has been in Perry since the Blue Jays won in OT a year ago. It will be in Jefferson for the coming year following a 14-6 victory in Perry. Continue reading Rams win gridiron opener 14-6 vs Perry Blue Jays→
The Ram cross-country team, which this year includes runners from Paton-Churdan, opened the season at the Gilbert Invitational Thursday. The meet is held on the Iowa State University course and draws many schools larger than Greene County. Although the meet was run with two divisions, the Rams were in the division with the larger schools, not the smaller schools. Continue reading Cross-country season opens with Gilbert Invitational in Ames→
The Ding Dong Dash, part of the Bell Tower Festival hosted by the Jefferson park and recreation department, had a four-legged twist this time. Canines were invited to be part of a Strut Your Mutt 1-mile run/walk or to run along with their master for the 5K and 10K runs.
The Rams softball team lost 4-0 to the North Polk Comets Thursday in a game rescheduled from June 6 due to weather. The Comets are ranked #6 in Class 3A softball. The Comets are now 5-2 in the Heart of Iowa Activities Conference and 10-4 overall. It was the fourth consecutive loss for the Rams, who are 3-11 overall and 3-5 in the conference. Continue reading Ram softball losing streak now at four→