The MPHS JV football team fell to Ft. Madison on the Hounds home field last night 36-0. Panthers host Pella next Monday night.
MPMS 8th grade volleyball battled Ottumwa last night. In the “A” match Ottumwa won 2-0, Ottumwa won the “B” match 2-0, M.P. won the “C” match 2-0 and the Bulldogs won the “D” match 2-0. Some Panthers players who did well last night: Haylee Boecker, Morgan Fraise, Samantha Zeleny, Olivia Forseen, Maddy Long and Heidi Patterson.
Area sports coming up tonight: Volleyball-Mt. Pleasant at Washington, Burlington at Bettendorf, Notre Dame at W. Burlington, Holy Trinity Catholic at Cardinal, Van Buren at Danville, L&M at IMS, Mediapolis at Highland, Fairfield at Ft. Madison, Columbus at WMU, Wapello at lone Tree, Pekin visits Waco, Central Lee entertains Maharishi.
The MPHS girls and boys cross country teams will be running at Iowa City West tonight. Washington and Harmony are both hosting invitationals also.
The latest high school football poll has a couple of KILJ area tams ranked. Mediapolis is #5 in class 2A and Lone Tree is #4 in class “A”. Cedar Falls tops the 4A poll, Clear Lake is #1 in 3A, Iowa City Regina ranks #1 in class 2A, Council Bluffs St. Alberts is #1 in class 1A, LeMars Gehlan Catholic is #1 in class “A” and eight man football has Armstrong Ringstead as the top ranked team.
In the FCS college poll the University Of Northern Iowa Panthers are #2 in the country behind #1 Georgia Southern.
Here is the football schedule for area schools for Friday September 30th
Mt. Pleasant at Pella
Centerville at Keokuk
Chariton at Fort Madison
Oskaloosa at Fairfield
Washington at Mt. Vernon
Burlington at Bettendorf
Louisa-Muscatine at Columbus Community
Iowa City Regina at Camanche
West Liberty at Tipton
Davis County at Central Lee
Eddyville-Blakesburg at Sigourney/Keota
Mediapolis at Albia
West Burlington/Notre Dame at Mid-Prairie
Alburnett at North Cedar
Highland at West Branch
Pekin at Cardinal, Eldon
Wapello at GMG
Danville at WACO
Lisbon at English Valleys
Lone Tree at B-G-M
New London at Winfield-Mt. Union
Melcher-Dallas at Harmony