Written by on November 9, 2012 in Sports

The two teams from the Southeast Iowa Super Conference competing in the State Volleyball Tournament have advanced onto the semi finals with two very different scenarios. #1 ranked and undefeated class 3A Mediapolis survived a scare from Iowa Falls Alden and pulled out a 5 game match win that moves the Bullettes into the semis against #7 ranked Union LaPorte City who pulled out a 5 game win over Sioux Center. KILJ-FM 105.5 and will bring you the match live at 3:30 p.m.
In the other 3A semi it will be Mt. Vernon vs M.O.C. Floyd Valley.
Class 1A Holy Trinity Catholic made quick work of their first round opponent Marquette Catholic of Bellevue sweeping them 25-22, 25-16, 25-12. HTC will now play Tripoli who is the 4 time defending state champions. KILJ-FM 105.5 and will carry the match live at 7 p.m.
The class 1A semi has Janesville vs Grundy Center.

The Iowa Wesleyan College men’s basketball team improved their record to 2-1 with a home win Thursday night over Hannibal LaGrange 57-49. The game was tied at 21 at halftime. Leading IWC in scoring was Derrick Nillissen led the scoring with 15 points, Joe Evans added 13 and Kyle Warner 10.
The IWC women are in action this weekend as they play in the Mt. Mercy Tournament in Cedar Rapids beginning tonight.

The IWC Tiger football team will take their 2-8 record on the road to Concordia of Michigan, this is the final game of the season for the Tigers.

The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 8th grade girl’s basketball team hosted Keokuk on Thursday at Mt Pleasant
“A” game: Keokuk 8 22 30 40
Mt Pleasant 2 8 19 29 (record 1-2)
MP scoring: Rylee Amos 13
Allison Buckert 6
Sarah Moffett 6

“B” game: Keokuk 4 10 14 18
Mt Pleasant 5 6 12 17 (1-2)
MP scoring: Kirstin Smith 8

The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 7th grade boys basketball teams played at Keokuk Thursday.
Mt. Pleasant won the “A” game 49-10, Nathan Ashton had 11 points, Brady Satorius and Jordon Magnani scored 10 each.
M.P. won the “B” game 12-8, Nick Steffans scored 8 points. Keokuk won the “C” game 16-15, Aaron Scarf and McCoy Mathews had 4 points each.

The undefeated Mediapolis Bulldog football team is busily preparing for their next football playoff game. It will be at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls for a semi final game Saturday November 10th at 7 P.M. against Dyersville Beckman who has a record of 11-1. Spirit Lake and Carroll Kuemper are the other semi finalists.

Winfield-Mt. Union School is having a meet the players event Tuesday night (11/13) at 6:30. The high school basketball teams will play and the wrestlers, cheerleaders, and drill teams will be introduced in between. We will also be collecting canned goods that evening for MOPS (food pantry).

Iowa Wesleyan College habitat for humanity chapter is working to help those in need on the East Coast recover from the destruction caused by Hurricane Sandy. The chapter is partnering with the United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) to supply those in need with essential items needed to help the recovery from the devastation.
One of the most important things needed are cleaning supplies. UMCOR’s executive director of Relief Supplies, Kathy Kraiza, stated that 7,300 cleaning buckets have either been delivered or are on their way to the relief efforts. Kraiza believes that their current supply of cleaning buckets will run out by Thanksgiving.
The habitat for humanity chapter are asking fans and community members to help in the relief efforts by donating items that can be assembled into the cleaning buckets that UMCOR is assembling. Donations will be collected on the men’s home basketball game on Thursday, Nov. 11. These items include:
five gallon buckets with resalable lids, liquid laundry detergent (25 or 50 oz. bottles only), liquid household cleaner (12-16 oz. – no spray cleaners), dish soap (16-28 oz. bottles of any brand), cans of air fresheners (aerosol or pump), insect repellant spray (6-14 oz. aerosol or spray pump with protective cover, scrub brushes (plastic or wooden handle, no toilet-bowl brushes, no kitchen or dish brushes), cleaning wipes, sponges, scouring pads, clothespins, clothes line (50 ft. or 100 ft.), 24 roll heavy duty trash bags (30-45 gallon size), dust masks, disposable waterproof gloves, and work gloves.
The Tiger habitat chapter want to thank everyone for their support and help in this project. More information on UMCOR and other ways to help in the relief efforts can also be found here:

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