Four Straight Shut Outs Puts Ram Tennis at 8-0

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The Shenandoah Mustangs came into town last night for a Hawkeye Ten match-up. Last year the Mustangs defeated the Rams 6-3 on the road. This year the boys wanted revenge and they got it. The boys dominated the Mustangs and won 9-0 before the rain started to fall. Junior Sam Lauritsen is peaking at the right time and picked up another great win at the number one spot in singles. Lauritsen defeated Dalton Stoaks 10-5 in a tough match-up. Alex Chekal, Aaron Bertini, Adam Konfrst and Ethan Thompson all stayed undefeated in singles for the season (8-0).

Shenandoah's Depth Helps Take Down Girls Tennis

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Last night the girls tennis team traveled to Shenandoah and faced a strong team. The girls lost 1-5 to Shenandoah before bad weather called off the match. Number four Ruby Crow won 8-6 in singles to pick up the win for Glenwood. Ruby is still undefeated at #4 singles on the season. Both Sam Umberger and Ellie Osterloh suffered their first losses on the season (in singles).  The girls are now 5-2 overall.

Keep up the hard work girls! Go RAMS!

Ram Tennis Shuts Out Red Oak

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Friday the boys tennis team faced Red Oak for a conference and district match-up. The Rams looked strong defeating the Tigers 9-0. Glenwood is now 7-0 on the season and 5-0 in the conference.  Junior Sam Lauritsen who plays number one for Glenwood had a strong comeback in singles. Lauritsen was up 5-1 on Weston Rolenc of Red Oak and then the match flipped and Lauritsen ended up being down 9-6. Sam played hard and fought back to eventually win the match over Rolenc 11-10 after winning in the tie-break.

Ram Tennis Picks Up 6th Win vs. TJ

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Glenwood boys tennis traveled to Council Bluffs and took on the Yellowjackets. The Rams won the meet 9-0 over Thomas Jefferson and are now 6-0 on the season.


1. Sam Lauritsen 8-1 Daniel Krueger

2. Alex Chekal 8-4 Cole Horngerger

3. Aaron Bertini 8-0 Josephy Thach

4. Adam Konfrst 8-0 Tyler Belt

5. Sean Harper 8-1 Alandre Starks

6. Ethan Thompson 8-1 Nik Tallent



1. Lauritsen/Chekal 8-4 Krueger/Hornberger

2. Bertini/Konfrst 8-0 Belt/Starks

3. Harper/Thompson 8-6 Thach/Tallent

Girls Tennis Bounces Back, Defeats Harlan

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After a close loss on Monday the girls tennis team bounced back with a great road win vs. the Cyclones. The Rams defeated the Cyclones 8-1. Junior Abby Osterloh picked up a great win at the number one position beating Senior Jessica DuVal 9-8 (7-4). "(Abby) Osterloh led DuVal 5-4 but then DuVal got the next two games to go up 6-5. DuVal would keep the lead until Osterloh tied it up at 8-8. Osterloh would win the tie breaker 7-4." said Coach Ohm. The girls are now 5-1 overall.

Keep up the good work ladies. Go Rams!


Ram Tennis Sweeps the Cyclones

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A perfect day for tennis ended with almost a perfect night for the Rams. Glenwood hosted Harlan yesterday in a tennis match. The boys defeated the Cyclones 9-0. Ram Tennis is now 5-0 on the season with two more matches this week. (at T.J. Thursday and home vs. Red Oak Friday) Alex Checkal, Aaron Bertini, Adam Konfrst, and Ethan Thompson all continued their undefeated singles streaks.  The doubles team of Aaron Bertini and Adam Konfrst continued their undefeated streak to 5-0.

Spring Sports Conference Ranking Updates

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Boys Golf (Dual Wins)

Clarinda 5-0

Atlantic 3-0

Harlan 2-0

Red Oak 2-0

Glenwood 1-0

Denison-Schleswig 0-1

Kuemper 0-1

Shenandoah 0-1

St. Albert 0-1

Creston 0-2

Lewis Central 0-3


Girls Golf (Dual Wins)

Atlantic 3-0

Denison-Schleswig 2-0

Shenandoah 1-0

Clainda 2-1

Creston 2-1

Glenwood 1-1

Harlan 1-1

Red Oak 1-1

Kuemper 0-1

St. Albert 0-1

Lewis Central 0-3


Girls Soccer (Conference W/L)

St. Albert 2-0

Red Oak's Doubles Help Defeat Girls Tennis

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This afternoon the girls tennis team played indoors due to the rain at Red Oak. The Tigers would give the Rams their first loss of the season 3-6. After singles, Glenwood and Red Oak were tied 3-3. In doubles play is where the Tigers would close up their victory winning all three matches. The Rams are now 4-1 on the season.



1. Abby Osterloh 4-8 Sarah Behrens

2. Sam Umberger 8-5 Bailey Bruce

3. Ellie Osterloh 8-5 Macy Baker

4. Ruby Crow 8-6 Jordyn Cornelison

5. Brooklyn Taylor 8-9 (4-7) Syd Streicher

Boys Tennis Picks Up Fourth Win vs. Atlantic

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Tonight the Glenwood boys tennis team faced off against the Atlantic Trojans. The Rams won the match 6-3. In singles Glenwood won 4-2 and in doubles they won 2-1. The Rams are now 4-0 and 30-6 in total games played. Keep up the good work boys. Go Rams!

1. Sam Lauritsen 8-10 Grant Podhajsky
2. Alex Chekal 10-2 Cooper McDermott
3. Aaron Bertini 10-4 Kalob Flory
4. Adam Konfrst 10-3 Caleb Williams
5. Sean Harper 10-11 Luke Hohenberger
6. Ethan Thompson 10-2 William Weppler

1. Chekal/Lauritsen 7-10 Podhajsky/McDermott

Girls Tennis Sweeps the Trojans

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Tonight the girls tennis team grabbed another impressive victory over the Atlantic Trojans. The girls defeated Atlantic 9-0. Glenwood is now 4-0 on the season. Keep up the good work ladies! Go Rams


1. Abby Osterloh 8-1 Jena Brosam

2. Ellie Osterloh 8-2 Olivia Davis

3. Sam Umberger 8-0 Kyja Arnold

4. Ruby Crow 8-0 Heather Freund

5. Brookyln Taylor 8-1 Carly Westphalen

6. Sierra Stouder 8-3 Alexis Boes


1. Osterloh/Umberger 8-1 Brosam/Davis

2. Osterloh/Taylor 8-4 Arnold/Freund


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