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Ram Tennis Brings Home 4th Place at State

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The Glenwood Ram Tennis Team advancedto the Final Four on Tuesday which was held at Waveland Tennis Courts in Des Moines, Iowa. Glenwood would finish fourth place in the state.

In the first match the Rams faced the undefeated number two seed LeMars. The Rams played tough but Lemars would defeat Glenwood 5-0. Ethan Thompson was the player of the match for the Rams.  In the consolation finals Glenwood was defeated by Grinnell 0-5. Sean Harper finished his season as the player of the match with a tough three set battle. 

Boys Tennis Headed to the Final Four

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On Saturday the Glenwood Boys Tennis Team were one of the final 16 tennis teams left in the state. The boys first played North Polk in the round of 16. Glenwood defeated North Polk 5-1. Glenwood picked up singles wins from Chekal, Bertini, Konfrst, and Thompson and a doubles win from Lauritsen/Chekal.  The next round in the final eight the team qualified for the 2016 Iowa State Tennis Tournament and faced Boone, Iowa. The match was the best match I have been at in my entire tennis career, both playing and coaching. The boys played tough from start to finish and never gave up.

Girls Tennis Takes Third at Hawkeye 10

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Monday and Tuesday the girls tennis team traveled to Atlantic for the Hawkeye 10 tennis tournament. Rain caused the tournament to stop on Monday and the girls traveled back up to Atlantic to finish on Tuesday. The girls finished third place at the tournament with 19 team points. Creston won the meet with 28 and Shenandoah finished second with 21 team points. Senior Sam Umberger was the top finisher for the Rams. Umberger finished in second place in the number two singles losing to Alli Thomsen from Creston in the finals.

Girls Tennis Sweep First Day of Team Regionals

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Glenwood girls tennis defeats St. Albert and Denison on Saturday in the first two rounds of Team Regionals. The first match of the day was dominated by the lady Rams. The girls defeated St. Albert 5-1. The girls picked up singles wins vs. Osterloh, Osterloh, Crow, Taylor, and Stouder. The Rams clinched the match in doubles with the team of Abby OSterloh and Sam Umberger defeating Pavlik/Carlson 7-6, 7-5. Coach Ohm said "both Crow and E. Osterloh gave the team solid wins.

Ram Tennis Wins Districts, Sends Four to Individual State

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Last Thursday the Glenwood boys tennis team won the district title for the second year in a row. The Rams scored 21 total points to capture the district title over Creston. Glenwood's double teams of Sam Lauritsen/Alex Chekal and Aaron Bertini/Adam Konfrst earned the number one and two seeds in the doubles bracket. The number one seeds of Lauritsen/Chekal got wins over Southwest Valley, Clarinda, and Creston to advance them into the finals. The number two seeds of Bertini/Konfrst got wins vs. Shenandoah, Osceola Clarke, and Red Oak to advance them into the finals.

Freshman Leath, Rams Golf Win H-10 Championship

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Yesterday Glenwood hosted boys conference golf for the Hawkeye Ten. Glenwood finished first place with a score of 296. The Rams were the only team to score under the 300s. Carroll Kuemper finished second with a score of 300. Glenwood's freshman Ryan Leath won the conference title with a score of 71. Eli Bales, Kobe Rhodes, and Colton Book all shot 75 to help the Rams win their first conference tile since 2008.

Way to go boys! Next up for the Ram golf team is districts at Atlantic! GO RAMS!

Girls Tennis Sweeps TJ

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Girls tennis picked up their ninth win last night by defeating Thomas Jefferson 9-0. The girls are now 9-2 in the regular season. Congrats to Ruby Crow who finished her regular season undefeated in singles play. The girls will now enter post season.

Congrats ladies on a great regular season! GO RAMS!

Singles

Abby Osterloh won 8-0

Ellie Osterloh won 8-1

Sam Umberger won 8-0

Ruby Crow won 8-0

Brooklyn Taylor won 8-0

Sierra Stouder won 8-3

Doubles

Osterloh/Umberger won 8-4

Osterloh/Taylor won 8-1

Ram Tennis Makes History by Going 11-0 After Win vs. A.L.

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Last night the 10-1 A.L. Lynx came to town for a Southwest Iowa tennis battle! Despite having undefeated Aaron Bertini gone for singles due to high jumping and long jumping at the conference tournament, the Rams won four of the six singles. Alex Chekal played great at the number two singles and won 10-4. Adam Konfrst played up a spot and won 10-5 at number three singles. Senior Sean Harper stepped up and defeated A.L's number four player 11-10 (7-4) in a tie-break. Sean played his best match of the season and picked up a HUGE win for the Rams.

Girls Tennis Picks Up 8th Win at A.L.

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The girls tennis team picked up their eighth win last night by defeating A.L. 6-3. Ruby Crow won her singles match 8-3 to stay undefeated on the season. Sam Umberger had a great match by coming back from a 4-7 deficit to win 9-7! The Rams also picked up wins in singles from Sierra Stouder and Ellie Osterloh. The doubles teams of E. Osterlor/Taylor and Crow/Stouder won their matches 8-4, 8-2. The girls are now 8-2 overall and will have one match remaining vs. T.J. before conference play.

 

Keep it up girls! GO RAMS!

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