Ram v’ball team 2-3 at So. Central Calhoun tourney

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 couldn’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

JPRD tells coed softball champs

Bomb Squad finished the season at the top of the Jefferson park and recreation department’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

Rams get second gridiron win in home opener vs Cubs

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 Rams tallied 384 yards of offense, 231 of them through the air. Junior quarterback Brent Riley connected on 13 of 23 passes.
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Girls second, boys seventh at Wild Cat cross country meeet

The Ram cross country team competed for the third time in eight days, running Aug.30 at the Wild Cat Cross Country Classic hosted by West Central Valley at the 5 X 80 Club golf course in Stuart.

The girls finished in second place of eight teams, their best finish of the young season. The boys finished seventh of 11 teams, also their best finish. Continue reading Girls second, boys seventh at Wild Cat cross country meeet

Cross-country season opens with Gilbert Invitational in Ames

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

Ram v’ball splits triangular to open season

The Greene County volleyball team opened the 2018 season Thursday splitting a triangular in the middle school gym in Jefferson.

The Rams topped the Perry Blue Jays 25-13, 25-21. The Jayettes, after losing the first set by a wide margin, came back in the second and played to a 16-16 tie. Greene County was up 22-21 before scoring the last three points to win. Continue reading Ram v’ball splits triangular to open season

Josh Egeland wins Ding Dong Dash

Strut Your Mutt 1-mile fun run | GCNO photo

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.

Entry donations for the dogs were a fundraiser for the proposed new Greene County animal shelter. Continue reading Josh Egeland wins Ding Dong Dash