Written by on January 16, 2013 in Sports

The MPHS girls varsity basketball team got back on the winning track and picked up momentum for their trip to Keokuk Friday night with a win last night at home against Centerville 58-21. Taryne Shull, Kelsi Phipps, and Leslie Taylor scored 10 points each to lead the way in scoring.
M.P. won the freshman game also 42-36 over Centerville, there was no JV game.
OTHER AREA GIRL’S SCORES: Notre Dame 89 Harmony 10, Central Lee 66 New London 38, Columbus Community 34 Pekin 32 (ot), Highland 37 L&M 22, Iowa City West 42 Bettendorf 40, Mediapolis 68 WMU 37, Muscatine 60 Washington 41, Oskaloosa 48 Norwalk 32, Van Buren 54 Danville 41, Burlington 53 Ft. Madison 35, Wapello 47 Lone Tree 38.

The 10th ranked MPHS boys basketball team was on the road at Muscatine last night. In the varsity game the Panthers won 71-44, led by the 21 points of Ryan Hanna, Faith Pope added 13.
Muscatine won the JV game 68-46. The boy’s teams host Keokuk Friday.
OTHER AREA BOY’S SCORES: Burlington 53 Ft. Madison 51, Cardinal 56 Maharishi 39, Centerville 62 Fairfield 45, Danville 93 Van Buren 42,Lone Tree 82 Wapello 47, Highland 64 L&M 49, Holy Trinity 63 West Burlington 48, Iowa City West 69 Keokuk 26, IMS 60 Waco 25, Mediapolis 61 WMU 33, Norwalk 76 Oskaloosa 32, Washington 65 West Liberty 57, Notre Dame 83 Harmony 12.

7th grade girls basketball from Tuesday at Burlington
“A” game: Mt Pleasant 65
Aldo Leopold 7
MP scoring: Kalynn Batey 26
Jackie Fraise 14
“B” game: MP 16
AL 4
MP scoring: Mayela Pelayo 6
Corissa Wilson 4

Tonight KILJ-FM and will be at Iowa Wesleyan College to broadcast the A.I.B. at Iowa Wesleyan women’s and men’s basketball double header. We’ll take the air at 5:30 p.m. with the women’s game broadcast.
Athletic Director at Iowa Wesleyan Mike Hampton has announced that the women’ and men’s basketball game times for the MacMurray games Saturday, January 19 will have the men at 1:00 and women at 3:00.

NFL matchups for the upcoming Sunday of conference championships: San Francisco at Atlanta and Baltimore at New England.

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
2) The JV/V girls & boys bowling meet vs Ottumwa that was postponed on December 20th has been rescheduled for January 17th at 2:30 p.m. (same time as originally scheduled).

Due to overwhelming response by drivers and fans, 34 Raceway will once again host a 2 day Car Show at Westland Mall, West Burlington, March 16 and 17.
Thanks to some gracious drivers and sponsors, along with 34 Raceway,
there will be no charge to enter your car in the 34 Raceway/Midwest Performance and Power 2013 Car Show. Although the car show is free to all 34 Raceway drivers, pre-registration to compete at 34 Raceway will be required as it has in the past. Because space is limited to 50 cars pre-registration is urged.
The Whitey’s Bar & Billiards/34 Raceway Kick off Party will be held Saturday night March 16 of the same weekend.
The 2013 season at 34 Raceway will feature (10) UMP Latemodel Events,
(1) IMCA Latemodel Event (4) 410 Sprint Car Events, (4) 360 Sprint Car Events, (15) 305 Sprint Car Events, (16) IMCA Modified Events, (18) IMCA Sport Mod Events, (22) IMCA Stock Car Events, (24) 4 Cylinder Events, (19) Mod Lite Events with a few special nights to be ironed out. Due to the overwhelming response, Quads & Pit Bikes will be back racing at 34! Keep updated by visiting regularly!
The 2013 racing action will kick off with the first race of the season on Saturday, March 30 with the Doc 360 Sprint Invader Frost Buster & IMCA Modified Special.

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