The Mt. Pleasant JV and varsity softball and baseball games with Ft. Madison were rained out last night. With today’ – ‘s forecast it looks like it will be tough to get any games played again.
Area softball scores: #6 Burlington 8 Clinton 0, Columbus Community 7 WMU 1.
Area baseball score: Clinton 6 Burlington 3
Iowa High School Baseball rankings, Pekin is ranked #9 in class 2A to be the only S.E. Iowa team ranked. Top team in 4A is S.c. North, Davenport Assumption #1 in 3A, Solon #1 in 2A and Martensdale St. Mary’ – ‘s is #1 in class 1A.
The Mt. Pleasant Hot Sticks Gold 12 and under softball team finished 4th this past weekend in the Class “C” 12-U Tournament held in Burlington. They won their first game, lost the next two then won 4 in a row. Steve Engberg serves as their coach.
After two weeks of washouts at 34 Raceway racing was back in action on the 3/8 mile with a full house of 126 cars entered for the nights racing action. Three drivers got their first wins of the year at 34 Raceway including Justin Reed, Quincy, Il. (late models), Tyler VandeKamp, Ankeny (modifieds) and Abe Huls, Carthage, Il. (stock cars). Getting repeat wins for 2010 were Randy Wachter, Burlington (hobby stocks) and Bryce Bailey, Cedar Rapids (4 cylinders) and Geoff Theobald, Wapello (4 cylinders).
The Dawg Tourney is going to be held July 10th at the Wellman Golf Course, it’ – ‘s a 3 person flighted best shot golf tourney played in memory of Brian Mattocks. Entry fee is $30 per person, lunch is included. Play begins at 11 a.m.
The Kansas City Royals fell to the Washington Nationals 2-1 in our nations Capital last night. Same two teams play today on KILJ AM 1130, at 5:30 tonight.
MPCHS Coaches are holding “Cat Quick” workouts on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday every week this summer for any Mt. Pleasant Community Middle School or High School students that would like to attend. These workouts will improve the student’ – ‘s speed, agility, and strength. The workouts begin at 6:30 a.m. and are done by 7:50 a.m. All athletes going into 7th grade through 12th grade are encouraged to attend. The group will be divided into middle school and high school levels. There is no cost for this program. Remember the other schools are doing it so you need to do it better PANTHERS!!!!!!!!
A Southeast Iowa Track and Field Camp for area students in 4th – 10th grades will be held July 5th – 9th at the Maple Leaf Athletic Complex. Current and former athletes and coaches from MPCHS will give participants instructional techniques in sprint events, hurdles, distance events, field events, and relays. Cost of the camp is $30. A camp t-shirt, camper evaluation, camp photo, and individual photo will all be included. For questions, more information, or to sign up, call Scot Lamm at 931-3129, or 385-4624.