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High School Football

G-R’s Lott leads all-district honorees

One of the most prolific dual-threat quarterbacks in Class A football for the last two seasons was honored as the District 5 Offensive Player of the Year, as Gladbrook-Reinbeck senior Hunter Lott collected his league’s top postseason award. Lott was a two-time, first-team all-district ...

Seven Rebels attain top status

DES MOINES — The Marshalltown area football teams were unable to advance to the UNI-Dome this fall, but a number of local preps were honored with selection to the Iowa Newspaper Association’s annual all-state football teams. Gladbrook-Reinbeck, which qualified for its eighth-straight ...

Rebels ousted in quarterfinals

ST. ANSGAR — As a brisk wind blew dry the tears lingering on John Olson’s face, a team other than his own was celebrating a state quarterfinal victory. For the first time in four years, the Gladbrook-Reinbeck football team was stopped short of the UNI-Dome as the No. 7 Rebels were handled ...

Rebels put Warriors on ice

FAIRBANK — A blast of arctic weather hit the state just in time to give Friday’s opening round of the Iowa State Football Playoffs an almost professional playoff atmosphere, as the sub-freezing temperatures felt more like January than late October. That cold weather couldn’t cool down ...

PREP FOOTBALL: Trojans close with win at Roland-Story

STORY CITY — Beau Coberley racked up 116 yards from scrimmage and two touchdowns to lead the West Marshall football team to a season-ending, 22-20 victory over Roland-Story in Friday’s Class 2A District 3 showdown. Coberley ran for a season-high 121 yards on 16 carries, while quarterback ...

Valley vaults past Bobcats, 69-0

It was clear early on in Friday’s Class 4A District 4 game between Marshalltown and West Des Moines Valley at Leonard Cole Field that the Tigers and Bobcats were on two completely different levels as teams. Second-ranked Valley scored 28 points in the first quarter on their way to a 69-0 ...