Middle school vball season ends with back-to-back matches

The Ram middle school volleyball teams ended their seasons with matches against South Hamilton on Monday and Nevada on Tuesday.

The seventh grade team traveled to Jewell Monday for the South Hamilton games and both the A and B teams swept the Hawks. Coach Betsy Wiederin did not provide scores or statistics, but named Emma Hoyle, Alexa Peters, Bella Schroeder, Ashlynn Hinners, Natalie Heupel, Gretchen Davis, Katrina Heupel and Hailey Grundon as top servers. Continue reading Middle school vball season ends with back-to-back matches

Rams lose to #8 Boone in homecoming football game

The Greene County Rams handed Iowa Falls-Alden a loss in their homecoming game last Friday, and this time it was the Rams’ turn to be handed a big loss for their own homecoming. The No. 8 rated Boone Toreadors topped the Rams 52-7 in a game in which all but the first 22 seconds of the second half were played with a continuous clock. Continue reading Rams lose to #8 Boone in homecoming football game

Rams run at Leon Fox invitational in Perry

The Ram cross country runners competed in the Leon Fox Invitational hosted by Perry at the Perry Golf and Country Club Sept. 27.

“It was a great night for Ram cross country,” coach Jeff Lamoureux said. “I see us getting better and better every meet. As most of our meets have been, this was a tough field of competitors and our kids really rose to the occasion. We have been working hard. Coach Gerhardt and I have really pushing the team at practice and challenging them to compete each and every day. I am extremely proud of their effort.” Continue reading Rams run at Leon Fox invitational in Perry

Rams fall to Roland-Story in home volleyball

The Ram varsity volleyball team played its annual cancer awareness match Tuesday when they hosted the Roland-Story Norsemen. Game scores were 23-25, 13-25, 21-25.

“The team wanted this match to be a worthy competition in honor of our focus on pancreatic cancer awareness. I believe we gave our fans a competitive match to watch for this special evening. Especially in the first and third games, we were competitive to the end,” coach Donna Carhill said. Continue reading Rams fall to Roland-Story in home volleyball

Rams run at R-S invitational

The Ram cross country team traveled to Story City for the Roland-Story Norseman cross country invitational Thursday. In very warm and humid conditions the girls placed eighth and the boys placed 13th.

Coach Jeff Lamoureux said he was pleased with the effort his runners gave under “not ideal conditions for running. “We had a few PRs, so I know we are getting faster as a team,” he said. Continue reading Rams run at R-S invitational

Ram v’ball loses three to Nevada

The Ram varsity volleyball team lost three games to the Nevada Cubs in Nevada Tuesday by scores of 18-25, 13-25, 11-25.

Coach Donna Carhill said, “We started the match serving strong and playing aggressive offense. We even got ahead four points at the halfway mark in the first game. Nevada proved to be too much offensively and won that game. We continued to serve aggressively and consistently run our offense, and make adjustments defensively. Nevada played great defense and we just couldn’t seek to keep up with their offense.”

Samantha Hardaway and Sophia Havens both served eight for eight and had one ace each. Chantel Flack also served at eight for eight.

Megan Durbin had eight kills and nine digs. Hardaway had three kills and eight digs. Aubrey Heupel had 12 assists.

Middle school sports roundup

The middle school boys cross country runners placed first at another meet, time the Panorama Invitational Sept. 14.

“I was extremely happy with how the runners competed in the hot weather and on the toughest course of the season. The times were a little slower, but that is to be expected with the conditions. We competed well; the boys team achieved another first place and we were missing one of our top runners,” coach Mary Pedersen said. Continue reading Middle school sports roundup