Busy sports day on the local scene: The MPHS girl’s track team is running a split squad at the Waco Ekstrand Coed Relays, the athletes that have qualified for Drake will be headed to Des Moines. Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team hosts Fairfield, MPHS boys soccer is at Fairfield. Burlington girls host Davenport West. Boy’s soccer has Burlington at Davenport West, IMS at Notre Dame-W. Burlington, Danville-New London plays at Holy trinity Catholic, Central lee visits Columbus Community, Keokuk is at Ft. Madison.
The Arrow Relays will be run at Wapello for girls track teams. High school gofl today has IMS at Mediapolis, Holy Trinity Catholic at Central Lee, Danville at Van Buren, WMU at Columbus, L&M at Wapello, Lone Tree at Waco.
The Drake Relays get started today on Jim Duncan Track at Drake Stadium in Des Moines.
KILJ area Drake Relay qualifiers and event times:
Shot Put 3 p.m. Thursday: Amanda Houston Ft. Madison.
High Jump 3 p.m. Thursday: Sammy Ellingson Washington, Taylor Bowling Danville, Tayo Ajose Mediapolis, Rosemary Skriver Waco.
Long Jump 9:30 a.m. Friday: Heaven Chandler Columbus Community, Kelsi Conner Burlington.
Girls 100 meters Friday 8:31 a.m. prelims-finals 12:40 p.m.: Sydney Howard Fairfield, Heaven Chandler Columbus Community.
100 meter hurdles Friday 8 a.m. prelims-finals 11:07 a.m.: Leslie Taylor, Kelsi Phipps and Hannah Becker Mt. Pleasant. Cassie Kingery WMU, Heaven Chandler Columbus Community.
4×100 relay prelims 5:30 p.m. Friday-finals Saturday 4:22 p.m.: Mt. Pleasant, Burlington, West Burlington-Notre Dame.
Shuttle hurdle relay prelims Saturday 8 a.m. finals 12:30 p.m.: Mt. Pleasant.
Long Jump-3 p.m. Thursday: Darrion Sanders Keokuk.
Boys 100 meters 8:46 a.m. Friday prelims-finals 12:58 p.m.: Darrion Sanders Keokuk, Eric Garcia Wapello, Brendon Thompson Ft. Madison.
800 meters Friday 2:28 p.m.: Antoine Parrish Burlington.
110 meter high Hurdles Friday 8:16 a.m. prelims-finals 11:29 a.m.: Brandon Moorman Mt. Pleasant, Raheem Black Ft. Madison.
400 meter hurdles 1:29 p.m. Saturday: Raheem Black Ft. Madison.
4×100 relay prelims 6:12 p.m. Friday-finals 4:27 p.m. Saturday: Mt. Pleasant, Mediapolis, Fairfield, Washington, Ft. Madison.
4×200 Relay 2:10 p.m. Friday: Mediapolis.
Shuttle Hurdle Relay prelims Saturday at 8:08 a.m.-finals 12:37 p.m.: Mt. Pleasant.
High Jump 9:45 a.m. Friday: Jake Redlinger Washington.
The Mt. Pleasant USBC Association will conduct its annual Spring Membership Meeting Sunday May 6. Social Hour starts at 5:00 PM, Meal at 6:00 PM with meeting to start at 6:45. Please bring a covered dish to share. The business meeting will follow with reports from each League and State Conventions attended by delegates. Election will be held for 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President and three Directors. Following the meeting Tournament trophies for first place winners will be presented. Yearly recognitions for All Star Team, Bowler of the Year and Hall of Fame inductees will also be made.
Saturday, May 5th, 2012 the 1st Annual ‘Kids to Camp’ Family Fun Run/Walk, 5k fun run/walk will be held. It’s simply being held for fun and to raise funds No prizes awarding or bracketing and the event will be held Rain or Shine. Meet at Hayward Shelter (East Lake Park) Registration 8:30 to 9:00 Run/Walk begins at 9:00. T-Shirts are available with early registration. There may be some on race day but not guaranteed. Registration forms can be picked up at any school in Mt. Pleasant or contact Kate Newman at Van Allen Elementary 385-7771
KILJ-AM 1130 will be bringing you IRL racing action Sunday April 29th. The Sao Paulo Indy 300 will be brought to you by Mt. Pleasant Tire and Service beginning at 10 a.m.