Ram Carter Morton nominated as Male Athlete of the Week by DSM Register

Ram junior Carter Morton, #3, has carried the ball across the goal line in every game this season. | Scranton Journal photo

Ram football player Carter Morton has been nominated for the Des Moines Register’s Male Athlete of the Week. The winner is selected by online voting available to the public.

The Register on Sept. 23 published the following about Morton: “Morton, a junior receiver, has helped lead Greene County to a 5- 0 start this season. His team beat Shenandoah, 62- 0, Friday. The five wins are already the most for the team since 2013. Morton has caught 20 passes for 475 yards and six touchdowns this fall. Morton has caught at least one touchdown pass in all of his team’s games.” Continue reading Ram Carter Morton nominated as Male Athlete of the Week by DSM Register

Rams run at Roland-Story meet

The Ram cross country team competed in the Norsemen Cross Country Invitational hosted by Roland-Story at River Bend Golf Course in Story City Sept. 20, on a very hot, windy day. Coach Jeff Lamoureux said there were several ranked teams on both the girls and boys side of the meet. “Considering the conditions, I was pretty pleased with the kids’ times,” the coach said. Continue reading Rams run at Roland-Story meet

Rams lose to N. Polk Comets in v’ball

The Ram varsity volleyball team lost all three games to the North Polk Comets Sept. 18 in the Greene County Middle School gym.

Game scores were 14-25, 21-25, 11-25.

The Rams served at 91.7 percent, with Sophie Havens leading the way, making nine of nine serves. She also had 10 digs. Brianna Osterson made 16 of 17 for 94 percent, and Aubrey Heupel made five of five serves.  Continue reading Rams lose to N. Polk Comets in v’ball

Rams lose five of six games of v’ball triangular in Gilbert

The Ram varsity volleyball team lost both matches at a triangular in Gilbert Sept. 13.

The Rams won their first game against the Carroll Tigers 25-19, but lost the next two, 20-25, 11-15. The Rams lost all three games against the Gilbert Tigers 13-25, 18-25, 6-25.

Against Carroll, the Rams served at 93.2 percent, their best serving of the season. Paige Heaning and Kara Reed were both perfect at the service line, with Heaning at 10 of 10 and Reed at 11 of 11. Sophie Havens made 11 of 12 serves, Aubrey Heupel made nine of 10, Brianna Osterson made eight of nine  and Lily made six of 7 .

Luisa Stompo had 11 kills and Muir had nine. Muir and Havens both had seven digs and Heupel had 22 assists.

Against Gilbert, the Rams served at 82.9 percent, their worst serve percentage. Heupel, Osterson and Havens were all perfect at the line, with Heupel at eight, Osterson at seven and Havens at six. The Rams were at the service line only 39 times total, compared to their 59 serves against Carroll.

Muir led in kills against Gilbert with seven and Stompo added six. Muir led in digs with seven. Heupel had 17 assists.




Rams 4-0 on season with 46-7 football win over Gilbert

Rams have outscored opponents 166-23

The Greene County Rams traveled to Gilbert for the second consecutive year, and unlike last year, when the Rams led 31-22 after three quarters but lost the game 37-31, the Rams played four quarters of solid football Friday night on both offense and defense. They claimed a convincing 46-7 victory, their fourth win of the season. Continue reading Rams 4-0 on season with 46-7 football win over Gilbert

Ram girls seventh, boys 14th at Panorama cross country meet

The Greene County girls placed seventh and the boys placed 14th at the Panorama cross country invitational Thursday at the Panora Golf Club.

Sophomore Conner Allender paced the Rams with a time of 23:52, good for 16th place. Other places and times and were Kassie Lamoureux, 25th, 24:39; Makala Kafer, 29th, 25:22; Ashlee Harmeyer, 54th, 26:49; Izzy Bravard, 55th, 26:49; Tieryn Tucker, 87th, 31:35; and Kirsten Lamoureux, 90th, 32:01. Allender and Kafer are both sophomores; all other runners are juniors. Continue reading Ram girls seventh, boys 14th at Panorama cross country meet

P-C 3-2 as v’ball team plays first home match

The Paton-Churdan volleyball team takes a 3-2 record into its first home match of the season Sept. 13 against Exira-EHK.

The Rockets opened their 2018 campaign at Coon Rapids-Bayard Sept. 1. They were 1-2 in matches and 4-5 in games that day.

Game scores against the Ankeny Christian Academy Eagles were 21-17, 18-21, 15-13. Game scores against the Class 3A Atlantic Trojans were 17-21, 21-14, 7-15. Games scores against the host CR-B Crusaders were 21-14, 16-21, 14-16. Continue reading P-C 3-2 as v’ball team plays first home match