KILJ Sports December 1st, 2012…

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KILJ Sports December 1st, 2012

The Mt Pleasant Girls Basketball Team was on the road last night at Fairfield, and came home with a “W”, topping the Trojans 68-38. Jeff Broeg has the wrap up of Friday night’s action….
Kelsey Phipps stuffed the hoop with 20 points… Taryne Shull added 17. The Panther girls are now 1&2 overall, and 1-0 in the conference. The Panther girls host Pella this afternoon, with the JV game starting at 1pm, and the Varsity to follow.

Other area girls games:
Waco 52, WMU 46
Van Buren 58, Harmony 16
Mediapolis 54, Louisa Muscatine 9
Keokuk 56, Ft Madison 16
Central Lee 54, Danville 32
Notre Dame 92, Cardinal 37

The Mt Pleasant Panthers boys hosted Fairfield Friday night at Panther Gym, and defended their home court with a 62-24 win over the Trojans. Cameron Frank led Mt Pleasant in scoring with 10, Connor Shull added 9, and eight other Panthers added to the tally as the game rolled on. Mt Pleasant is now 1&1, and will travel to Pella this afternoon. KILJ will have the game for you live, starting at 2:30, on 105.5FM, and on

Elsewhere in Boys Basketball:
Waco 44, WMU 32
West Burlington 67, New London 47
Mediapolis 52, Louisa Muscatine 36
Danville 75, Central Lee 28

The Iowa Wesleyan Tigers faced a tough, undefeated Briar Cliff University team on Friday night in Mt. Pleasant. After 40 minutes of play, the Chargers left Ruble Arena still undefeated as the Tigers fell 53-80, leaving the Tigers with a 1-8 record on the year now.
Ashley Kruse (Sr.-Lakefield, Minn.) led the Tigers with 14 points. Mariah Sartorius (Jr.-Kingston, Ill.) added 11.
The Tigers return to action on Wednesday, Dec. 5 as they host St. Ambrose University.

After announcing in early November that the World of Outlaw Sprint Cars will be returning to 34 Raceway on June 7th, promoters have now announced another huge event has been added to the 2013 schedule.
On July 13th, the ground shaking UMP Late Model Summer Nationals Hell Tour will be coming to 34 Raceway with $10,000 going to the winner.
The UMP Summer Nationals is a grueling six-week schedule featuring 32 races. Last year, the schedule was condensed into five weeks, with 28 shows at 28 different tracks around the Midwest.

On the local sports schedule today:
MP wrestles at the Wapello Wrestling Tournament at 10am
Girls Basketball:
MPHS Girls host Pella in JV & Varsity Basketball at 1pm
Holy Trinity @ Cardinal
New London @ Van Buren

Boys Basketball:
Holy Trinity hosts Ft Madison
Van Buren hosts New London
And the MP Boys travel to Pella for JV & Varsity basketball action. JV game at 1pm. KILJ will broadcast the Varsity game, starting at 2:30 on 105.5FM, and

In College Basketball, the IWC Tiger Men’s Basketball Team travels to Central College take on the Dutch – who are currently undefeated at 4-0. Tip-off is set for 3:00pm in Pella, Iowa.

KILJ AM & FM bring you College Basketball this afternoon and tonight.
Join us on KILJ AM 1130, as the Iowa State Cyclones host BYU at 12:30…
The UNI Panthers take the air on KILJ FM tonight. The Panthers go up against Milwaukee, starting at 6:30 – on 105.5FM.
And once again, we invite you to join us for Mt Pleasant Panther Boys Basketball this afternoon, with Mt Pleasant at Pella. Listen on 105.5FM, and at, starting at 2:30, with Jeff Broeg on the play by play.

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