Thur. Sports June 24, 2010

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MPHS softball at New London was rained out last night, the freshman softball team will play at Washington tonight at 5:30pm note change of start time.

Area softball scores: #4 Keokuk 7 Davis County 0, C.R. Xavier twice over Burlington 7-6 and 13-1.

MPHS baseball rain make up double header at Fairfield last night was rained out. JV and varsity play at W. Burlington tonight. Freshman baseball team plays at Washington 5:30pm note the change of time.

Area baseball score: Van Buren 18 Harmony 1.

Mt. Pleasant has rescheduled a varsity softball double header vs. Ft. Madison at Mt. Pleasant for June 30th at 5:30pm

Mt. Pleasant has rescheduled a varsity baseball double header vs. Ft. Madison at Mt. Pleasant for July 6th at 5:30pm

TheKansas City Royals defeated the Washington Nationals and Steven Strasburg 1-0 in our nations Capital yesterday. Royals do not play today.

Fort Madison Community Hospital will host a Coaches Clinic on Saturday, June 26. This free event is open to all area coaches, volunteer or employed, and will take place from 8am-3pm in the FMCH Conference Rooms. Fort Madison Community Hospital is dedicated to ensuring the safety and health of all area student athletes. This clinic is designed to provide area coaches with the tools they need to achieve that goal. The clinic will open with a keynote address from Iowa Wesleyan College’ – ‘s new head coach football Coach, Kent Anderson. Anderson came to IWC with a unique background, having spent the past 15 years as a head coach in Germany. Following Coach Anderson, University of Iowa Strength and Conditioning Coach Bill Maxwell will present information on strength and conditioning training for your athletes. Bill Maxwell is in his 14th season with the University of Iowa strength and conditioning staff. He was named a Master Strength and Conditioning Coach by the Collegiate Strength and Conditioning Coaches Association (CSCC) in May 2009. Laura Merrifield, Registered Dietician from Hy-Vee will share Sports Nutrition information and Jane Wentzien, Director of Rehabilitation Services at FMCH will speak on physical therapy and injury prevention. The symptoms and care of athletes with asthma will be addressed by Registered Respiratory Therapist, Joanne Pratt. Ginger Byers and Megan Pilcher, FMCH Athletic Trainers will share information with participants on dealing with concussions and basic injuries. Optional CPR training will be offered at 3:00pm for coaches needing certification. Coaching Continuing Education Credit will be available for attendees. This clinic is free to all area volunteer and employed coaches. Lunch will be provided. To reserve your spot, contact Katelin Dinwiddie at 319-376-2751.

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