The Southeast conference has named their all conference baseball teams for the summer 2011 season. Mt. Pleasant the conference champion had the following players make first team: Braden Shull, Connor Shull, Henry Krieger-Coble, Korbin Taylor and Ross Heitmeier. 2nd team honors went to: Alex O’Donnell, Tanner Courtney, Ryan Shull and Ryan Schenk. Honorable mention was awarded to Joey Vaughn and Jacob Dilks. The conference coaches named co-most valuable players for the season. Mt. Pleasant’s Braden shull shared the honors with Washington’s Brad Weatherman.
The IHSAA State Baseball Championships got started over the weekend, in class 2A Davis County defeated Alta Aurelia 8-0 and Council Bluffs St. Albert 7 Waterloo Columbus 0, Carroll Kuemper and Gilbert also won first round 2A games.
1A will play their quarterfinals today and tonight, 3A opens up on Tuesday with Washington playing Adel-ADM at 6 p.m.
State summer softball championships were decided Friday in Ft. Dodge. Class 1A was won by Akron-Westfield, Class 2A Iowa City Regina edged West Burlington-Notre Dame 6-5 to win the title, class 3A Clear Creek Amana finished on top and Des Moines East won the gold in 4A.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union’s board of directors voted unanimously Friday to return to the traditional way for determining qualifiers for state track and field.
In a 7-0 vote, the Board decided to go back to this method:
The top two finishers from each regional meet automatically qualify, with the rest of the field of 24 determined by an at-large method — the top times/distances advance.
Last year, in a joint venture, the IGHSAU and the Iowa High School Athletic Association had an identical qualifying method for the 2011 season.
In other action Friday, the Board rejected a proposal to institute a 35-point “mercy rule” for girls’ basketball. The proposal would have meant a continuous clock once the margin reached 35 points.
There is a hunter education class coming up soon for anyone over the age of 12 years old. The classes are mandatory for anyone born after January 1, 1972 that would like to obtain a hunting license. A class is coming up September 7th and 8th from 6 to 9:30 p.m. And from 8 a.m. till completion on September 10th. Pick up a workbook at the Henry County Conservation office at Oakland Mills, County Recorders office at the court house, Guns Ltd. In Mt. Pleasant or at Big Creek Outdoor Supply. Contact Jim Onorato 931-7424 or Dan Henderson 653-1636 for more information. The classes will be held at the Iowa State Patrol Post 13 office in Mt. Pleasant.
The Louisa County Fair will be featuring double the
Racing this week. On Thursday, July 28 the Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series
will draw some of the best in late model racing to the 4/10 mile racing 35 laps for $3000 to win prize. Also on the card will be Modifieds, IMCA Sport Compacts and Mod Lites.
Racing will be back again then Friday, July 29 for more point race action on Screamer Express Night. Catch the late models, Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, Mod Lites and IMCA Sport Compacts racing for points.