The Mt. Pleasant Athletic Booster Club will host the annual “Meet The Players Night” on Friday, August 20th at the Maple Leaf Community Complex. The Athletic Boosters will be serving meals beginning at 6:30pm. Players, cheerleaders and coaches of the Mt. Pleasant Community High School fall sports teams will be introduced beginning at 7:15pm, followed by a scrimmage of the 9th – 12th grade football teams. This is a great opportunity to show your support for our teams and get involved in another exciting year of athletics in Mt. Pleasant. Booster Club memberships will also be available for purchase. Everyone is invited to attend.
MP 7th & 8th graders planning to play football this fall that did not make it to Panther Football Camp should report to the west locker room at Maple Leaf at 3:30 p.m. Thursday or Friday (Aug. 19th or 20th) to get their equipment. There will be coaches present to assist you. Middle School practice will begin on Monday, August 23rd and will be at Maple Leaf from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Any 5th or 6th grader that wishes to play tackle football in the Mt. Pleasant Youth Football League this fall, needs to be at Mt. Pleasant Community High School on Saturday, August 21st at 9:00 a.m. for tryouts. Registration materials will be available if you have not already sent in your registration. Equipment will be handed out Saturday morning as well. Please direct any questions to Bob Jensen at 385-7704, ext. 111.
The Kansas City Royals start a series with Cleveland tonight. KILJ AM 1130 has all the action live, at 6:35 tonight.
Other area baseball:
The Padres topped the Cubs 9-5
Tigers won over the Yankees 3-1
And the Braves beat the Dodgers 4-3