SPORTS JUNE 28, 2012

Written by on June 28, 2012 in Sports

MPHS softball team played a Southeast conference makeup double header at Ft. Madison last night and split with the Bloodhounds. MP won the opener 6-5 with Jena Stukerjuergen in the circle, Gabby Hill led the hitting going 4 for 5.
Ft. Madison won the 2nd game with Sammi Goble suffering the loss pitching, she was 3 for 5 at the plate. Leslie taylor was 2-3 and Jena Stukerjuergen had 2 hits.
The Panthers play two games at Washington tonight beginning at 5:30 p.m.
AREA SOFTBALL SCORES: Fairfield and Cardinal split two games Cardinal won the opener 6-4 and Fairfield the 2nd game 6-2. Pekin downed New London 4-3, Keokuk 17 Danville 7, Highland 6 Mediapolis 4.
AREA SOFTBALL TONIGHT: Davenport Central at Burlington, West Burlington-Notre Dame at Danville, Harmony at Central Lee, Highland at L&M, Holy Trinity Catholic at New London, Keokuk at Fairfield, Lone tree at WMU, Waco at Mediapolis, Wapello at Columbus.

North Scott handed Mt. Pleasant two loses in baseball, Panthers fell 10-7 and 1-0. Carson Remick threw the first game and Jordon Meyer the second. Leading the hitting last night was Jacob Miller, Ross Heitmeier, Dustin Amos and Joey Vaughn.
MP plays a Southeast conference double header at Washington tonight. KILJ-FM 105.5 will carry the first game live beginning at 5:30 p.m. Washington last night swept Danville 13-3 and 18-0.
OTHER AREA BASEBALL: Keokuk beat West Burlington 10-7, Mediapolis 16 New London 13, Van Buren 10 IMS 6.
AREA BASEBALL TONIGHT: Keokuk at Fairfield

The annual Iowa Wesleyan Football Alumni and Friends golf tournament is being held at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club this Saturday, along with the golf there is a reverse raffle that costs only $50 to enter and offers you the opportunity to win $5,000. To sign up for the golf tournament and get entered into the reverse raffle go to
You may also contact Glen Graf at TD&T Financial here Mt. Pleasant for sign up information.

As Iowa’s largest amateur sports festival the Iowa Games offers athletes to be a part of the Olympic-style experience. The Games officially kick off with the Athlete Jamboree and Opening Ceremony to be held east of Iowa State University’s Jack Trice Stadium on Friday, July 13. This event is free and open to the public. This year, country artists The Lost Trailers with special guest Sunny Sweeney will perform for all Iowa Games athletes, coaches and spectators.

Iowa City West basketball star Jeremy Morgan will play at UNI. Morgan picked the Panthers over Iowa State, Creighton, Drake, Weber State, and Rice. The 6″6 shooting guard was first team all-state and helped lead West to the class 4a state title.

Following a rainout of events on June 16, Mother Nature decided to let loose again on 34 Raceway during heat race action last Saturday, June 23 allowing 9 of the 14 heat races to be completed.
So this week (June 30) at 34 Raceway we will try again for the Mike’s Auto Parts and Roberts Tire Center Night $5 Fan Appreciation Night at the races.
Those of you who purchased pit passes and/or grandstand passes will be able to use them this week! (Pit passes can be used anytime between now and the end of the season. GRANDSTAND passes MUST be used this week because of the FREE admission and $5 ticket. Any new fans attending will be rewarded with yet ANOTHER $5 FAN APPRECIATION GRANDSTAND ADMISSION NIGHT!
The program will include IMCA late models, 305 sprints, IMCA stock
cars, modifieds, 4 cylinders and sport mods. Hobby stocks will not be running this week but instead will be racing on July 3 along with the Sprint Invaders, 4 cylinders and mod lites.

The Mt. Pleasant Park and Rec Department has several programs to sign up for. A sports camp will be held July 2nd thru the 6th, 9:30-10:30 a.m. for K-2. Grades 3 thru 5 have camp 11-12. It will be held at the East Lake Soccer complex, team building in a variety of sports will be taught, cost is $20 for residents and $25 for non residents.
Youth soccer camp will be held July 23rd thru 27th for grades 1st thru 8th. Camp runs from 5:30-6:30 p.m. and costs $20 for residents and $25 for non residents.
Little Artist camp will be July 19th thru August 9th on Thursdays from 9-9:45 a.m. for ages 3-5 and 10-10:45 a.m. for ages 6-10. Camp will be held at the Civic Center Meeting room. Fee is $20 for residents and $25 non residents. For any of these programs contact the Mt. Pleasant Park and Recreation Department at 220 West Monroe street or call 385-1475.

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