Written by on January 25, 2013 in Audio Archive

MPHS wrestlers rolled over 8th ranked Burlington 54-24 in Panther Gym Thursday night, here are the match winners for the home team.
170: Jayton Phillips pinned Landon Summers, BURL, 0:44. 182: Justin Dilks pinned Broihson Turner, BURL, 1:17. 195: Colton Aplara received a forfeit, 220: Justin Nichting pinned Kelynn Wright, BURL, 3:44. 285: Emmett Wester pinned Vincent Clark, BURL, 3:37. 106: Colton Mertens pinned Tyler Rooney, BURL, 1:36. 113: Conner Eads pinned Logan White, BURL, 3:41. 120: Tyler Lanphier pinned Zach Swink, BURL, 1:14. 152: Michael Alderson pinned Kellen Kemp, BURL, 0:28.
132: Blake Wickham (Mount Pleasant) won by pin over Cabel Witte (Burlington) 1:54.
170: Kallin Crile (Mount Pleasant) won by decision over Malik McClellon (Burlington) 14-10.
OTHER AREA WRESTLING SCORES: Mediapolis 79 Pekin 0, Van Buren 54 Waco 15, New London/WMU 45 Van Buren 33, New London/WMU 60 Waco 6, Keokuk 53 West Hancock 27, Keokuk 51 Camp Point Central 25, Wapello 34 Cardinal 33, Cardinal 36 L&M 27, Highland 41 West Burlington/Notre Dame/Danville 30, Columbus Community 55 Highland 22, Columbus Community 72 West Burlington/N.D./Danville 12.

The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 7th grade girls basketball team hosted Washington Thursday.
“A” game: Mt Pleasant 38
Washington 26
MP scoring: Kalynn Batey 13
Ashlee Menke 12
“B” game: MP 5
WA 4
MP scoring: Pearl Krieger-Coble 4
“C” game: MP 10
WA 2
MP scoring: Lydia Johnson 2
Julia Pross 2
Starr Schwartz 2
Be Fitten 2
Kinsey Bruggemeyer 2

Mt. Pleasant 8th grade boys basketball team played at Washington yesterday.
“A” Game
MP 31
W 25
Leading Scorers
Patrick Canby 11 points
Brock Wilson 9 points
“B” Game
MP 18
W 27
Leading Scorers
Dustin Mitchell 9 points
“C” Game
MP 02
W 15
Leading Scorers
Reece McNamee 2 points

The MPHS girl’s basketball team plays at home tonight against Ft. Madison. The Bloodhounds have a record of 3-13, while MPHS is 8-6 overall with one of those wins a 39-36 win at Ft. Madison. M.P. is coming off a road loss last Saturday at Oskaloosa after moving into second place in the Southeast Conference race Friday with a win at Keokuk, M.P. is 4-2 in the league, the Bloodhounds are 0-5. Ft. Madison lost to Davis County Monday night in the Hound Dome 57-44. There will be a freshman game played at 6:15 p.m. followed by the varsity, there will be no JV game tonight. Tomorrow M.P. goes to Burlington for Varsity action beginning at 3:00 p.m.
The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union released their latest rankings of girl’s basketball teams. Ankeny tops Class 5A, Sioux City Bishop Heelan is #1 in class 4A, Davenport Assumption tops class 3A where Mid Prairie is 8th, Mediapolis 9th and Central Lee 10th. Western Christian is atop the class 2A field, Bedford is #1 in class 1A Burlington Notre Dame dropped to #4 this week.

Mt. Pleasant heads out on the road this weekend and is going to the dogs. Tonight they play the Ft. Madison Bloodhounds and tomorrow the Burlington Grayhounds. M.P. will take an 11-3 overall record and 6-0 Southeast Conference record into the Hound Dome, F.M. has a record of 8-4 overall and 5-2 in the conference. A win for Mt. Pleasant would mean another conference championship, Panthers won on their home court against Ft. Madison 58-50. The freshmen teams meet at 4:45, followed by the JV and varsity games. KILJ-FM 105.5 and will bring you the varsity boys action at 7:30 p.m. with score updates on the girls action from Panther Gym.
OTHER AREA GAMES: GIRLS AND BOYS: Burlington@ Clinton, New London @ Notre Dame, West Burlington @ Central Lee, Cardinal @ Harmony, Maharishi @ Danville, L&M @ Lone Tree, Keokuk @ Washington, Van Buren @ Holy Trinity Catholic, Waco @ Columbus Community, Wapello @ Mediapolis, WMU @ IMS.
SCORES FROM GAMES PLAYED THURSDAY NIGHT: Danville girls beat Cardinal 68-42 and the Danville boys won 77-39 over Cardinal.

The Iowa Wesleyan College Tigers had 53 student-athletes named to the IWC Dean’s List for the Fall of 2012. Students must earn a 3.350 GPA or above to be named to the Dean’s List. These student-athletes balanced the workload of the classroom and their respective sports well, embodying the philosophy and ideals of IWC and its move to the NCAA DIII ranks.
Earning the highest honors (3.850-4.000 GPA) were:
Jacob Ayers (Cross Country/Track), Thomas Barkei (Football), Tory Beaver (Softball), Aaron Brown (Football), Zachary Cronkhite (Golf), Elizabeth Guzman (Volleyball), Tyler Hitt (Soccer), Lance Ingwersen (Cross Country), Kevin McConnell (Football), Austin McMahon (Football), Jana Meister (Basketball), Derrick Nillissen (Basketball), Karson Orrick (Basketball), Ayla Serrano (Softball), Samantha Shepard (Softball) and Rebecca Wilson (Cross Country).

Due to Fairfield’s lack of team members, the 9th grade girls’ basketball game vs. Fairfield that had been rescheduled for Jan. 28th, has been cancelled.

The following schedule changes have been made by Bob Jensen Activities Director at Mt. Pleasant Community High School:
1) The Varsity Girls & Boys Basketball games that were postponed on Dec. 20th with West Liberty have been rescheduled for February 5th at 6:00 p.m. at MPCHS

The 21st edition of the Winter Iowa Games powered by the Iowa Food & Family Project will official kick off in Dubuque on Saturday, Jan. 26 and Sunday, Jan. 27. The main weekend of the Games will feature 11 sports and over 2,500 athletes.
Youth basketball, fitness walk, youth ice hockey, indoor soccer, martial arts, 5K road race, swimming, table tennis, volleyball, wrestling and a Zumba Fitness(r) class are on the schedule of events.
The Winter Iowa Games offers individuals and teams a chance to be part of an Olympic-style sports festival competing with athletes ranging from three to 80 years old in 23 events.
Athletes still have the opportunity to register on site for the following sports in Dubuque this weekend: fitness walk, martial arts, 5K road race, wrestling and the Zumba Fitness(r) class. Please visit for specific dates and times of these events.
The 2013 Winter Iowa Games will take place in 11 communities over a four week period.
January 26 – Cedar Falls
February 1-2 – Ackley, DeWitt, Harlan and Montrose, Alpine Ski Racing – Sundown Mountain;Horseshoes – Eldora; Trapshooting; Slopestyle Event (skiing/snowboarding) – Sundown Mountain
February 9-10 – Cedar Rapids
Adult Men’s Basketball, Wheelchair Basketball, Dodgeball, Figure Skating, Fitness Walk, Adult Ice Hockey and Pickleball
February 9 – Des Moines
Archery (NASP) – Johnston; Fitness Walk
February 23 – Story City
Women’s 6 on 6 Basketball
For more information on the 2013 Winter Iowa Games powered by the Iowa Food & Family Project, visit

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