The Class 4A schools took to the diamond in the State Baseball Tournament at Principal Park in Des Moines Wednesday. In the 1st game West Des Moines Valley beat Iowa City West 10-5. Ankeny stopped Davenport North 14-4 and Cedar Rapids Kennedy beat Linn-Mar 13-1. The 4th game of the day was suspended by rain and lightning, you heard me right rain! Ft. Dodge is leading West Des Moines Dowling 1-0 after and inning and a half, the game will resume at 10 a.m. this morning before 2A semi final play begins at noon with Dyersville Beckman against Carroll Kuemper, #1 Davis County plays North Polk at 2 p.m . 1A semi finals will be tonight at 6 p.m. Martensdale St. Mary’s plays Algona Garrigan Catholic at 8 p.m. Lisbon tangles with Mason City Newman Catholic.
Mt. Pleasant Community School will have football camp beginning next Wednesday. Football Camp will begin Wednesday, August 1st at
Maple Leaf Field and will end on Friday, August 3rd. There is no fee to attend. Any boy in Grades 7-12 in the Mt. Pleasant Community School District is welcome. Grades 9-12 will have camp from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Grades 7 & 8 will have camp from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
All players must bring a completed physical form to be
turned in, or have one on file, to be able to participate and
should be at the Maple Leaf Athletic Complex a half hour
before the start time the first day of camp.
Pre-season letters to all boys that signed up to play
football this fall in grades 7–12 have been sent letters that
contained information about the upcoming MPCHS Football
Camp and practice schedules. If you are new to the Mt.
Pleasant Community School District, or you did not receive a
letter, and you are interested in playing football this fall, please
contact Bob Jensen, Head Football Coach, at 385-8030 and
leave a message.
The 2012 football season is just a few weeks away, the Mt. Pleasant Panthers will have quite a few new opponents on this year’s schedule: 08/24 Marion, 08/31 @Ottumwa, 09/07 @Solon, 09/14 Fort Madison, 09/21 @Centerville, 09/28 Fairfield, 10/05 @Washington, 10/12 Keokuk, 10/19 @Williamsburg.
Race fans get ready! The Corn Belt Clash Late Model Series will invade CJ Speedway tonight in Columbus Jct. with some of the best in late model racing will give the 4/10 mile dirt oval a turn for the $3000 to win prize.
Also on the card will be IMCA Stock Cars, Mod-Lites & IMCA Sport
Gates open at 5:30 PM. Hot Laps at 7 PM. Races at 7:30 PM Corn Belt Clash – Admission Prices . Adults $15. Seniors $14. Students $13. Pit Pass $25.