SPORTS JANUARY 30, 2013

Written by on January 30, 2013 in Sports

Defending class 4A state champion Iowa City West hnded the Mt. Pleasant Panther girls a 74-40 loss in Panther Gym last night. Taryne Shull scored 14 points and Mary Wester added 8. ICW won the JV game 37-21.
Mt. Pleasant plays at home Thursday night against West Branch as part of a girls and boys double header.
OTHER AREA GIRLS SCORES: Harmony 32 Seymour 28, Mediapolis 54 Keokuk 45, Central Lee 53 Van Buren 45, WMU 40 Highland 31, Lone Tree 52 Waco 42, Columbus 46 Wapello 43, Danville 53 L&M 31, Fairfield 62 Centerville 28, Muscatine 57 Davenport West 23, Oskaloosa 49 Grinnell 33, West Branch 69 Wilton 37, West Liberty 51 Durrant-Bennett 37, Pleasant Valley 58 Burlington 43.

AREA BOYS BASKETBALL SCORES: Pleasant Valley 69 Burlington 54, Harmony 57 Seymour 38, Lone Tree 87 Waco 38, Wapello 70 Columbus 50, Van Buren 73 Central Lee 27, Ft. Madison 66 Notre Dame 58, Grinnell 83 Oskaloosa 56, IMS 88 Washington 58, Muscatine 73 Davenport West 59, Wilton 63 West Branch 47.

WRESTLING: Ft. Madison 41 Burlington 33.

Mt. Pleasant 7th grade middle schools girls played Tuesday AGAINST Aldo Leopold at Mt Pleasant
A” game: Mt Pleasant 59 (record 4-0)
Aldo Leopold 9
MP scoring: Kalynn Batey 18
Taylor Murray 14
Ashlee Menke 8

“B” game: MP 10 (3-1)
AL 8
MP scoring: Kinsey Bruggemeyer 6
Note: The “B” teams only played one half due to a lack of numbers for Aldo Leopold.

SEI SUPER CONFERENCE GIRLS BASKETBALL “SHOOTOUT” GAMES ARE TO BE PLAYED FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2013
The SEI Super Conference Girls Basketball “Shootout” games will pair the first place team in the North Division against the first place team in the South Division. Also, the second place teams in each division through the tenth place teams will play each other. All games are to be played on Friday, February 1, 2013 at the South Division schools. A preliminary game involving the JV teams of each school will be played beginning at 6:00PM with the varsity game to follow 20 minutes after its completion.

Following are the pairings for the Girls Basketball “Shootout” games to be played Friday, February 1, 2013

NORTH DIVISION @ SOUTH DIVISION
1. Mediapolis @ Notre Dame (KILJ-fm 105.5 AND KILJ.COM WILL BROADCAST LIVE AT 7:30 P.M.)
2. Winfield-MU @ Central Lee
3. Columbus @ Van Buren
4. Pekin @ Danville
5. Highland @ Holy Trinity Catholic
6. Wapello @ Cardinal
7. Lone Tree @ New London
8. IMS @ West Burlington
9. WACO @ Harmony
10. L-M @ No Opponent (Maharishi does not have a team)

The Class 1A bowling tournament assignments have been announced by the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union and Iowa High School Athletic Association. Mt. Pleasant will host a qualifying event on Saturday February 16th at 1 p.m. Teams competing to qualify for the state meet in Des Moines will be: Fairfield, Keokuk, L&M, North Scott Eldridge, Washington and the host school Mt. Pleasant. The Iris City Bowling Center will be the host site.

Board Members are needed for the Mt. Pleasant Cal Ripken League baseball organization. They need people to serve so Mt. Pleasant youth can experience baseball during the summer months. At this time 5-10 new board members are needed.
There are some very positive reasons why persons should serve on the board.
1. The organization is financially sound so there is not a money issue to deal with.
2. Responsibilities are split up between board members to make the work load light.
3. Meetings are held once a month.
4. No weekend activity. All our games are done during the week.
If you or if you know of someone that would be interested in serving.
Women and men are urged to volunteer for the board, you need not have children involved in the league to serve. To volunteer or to find out more details, contact Willy Amos by phone at 319-931-3130.

On Wednesday, January 30, the Iowa Wesleyan College student organization, AMBUSH, is sponsoring a “white out “game for the Tiger men’s basketball game against William Penn.
Fans are invited to show their Tiger spirit by wearing white to the game.
AMBUSH will also be selling t-shirts for $5 for Tiger fans to purchase.
KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will be broadcasting the game live.

Saturday is the opening day of the 2013 Sectional wrestling tournaments around the state.
The Class 1A sectional is February 2nd at Marengo Iowa Valley with: North English, Highland, Lone Tree, Iowa City Regina, Waco and West Branch. The two place finishers advance onto the District at Tipton on February 9th.
Class 2A Sectional action will be February 2nd at Mediapolis. Joining the Bulldogs will be: Columbus Community, Fairfield, New London-Winfield Mt. Union, Washington and West Burlington-Notre Dame. The top two place finishers advance onto the District at West Liberty on February 9th.
Mt. Pleasant will host a 3A District on Saturday February 9th with the following schools competing with the Panthers: Burlington, Ft. Madison, Iowa City City High, Iowa City West, Keokuk, Oskaloosa and Ottumwa. The top two place finishers will advance to state.

The following schedule changes have been made by Bob Jensen Activities Director at Mt. Pleasant Community High School: Activities Director at MPHS Bob Jensen has announced a change for the February 4th Mt. Pleasant vs Ottumwa boys basketball triple header. On Monday, February 4th, Mt. Pleasant’s 9th, JV, and Varsity boys’ basketball teams plays at Ottumwa. The 9th grade and JV games will be played at the same time in separate gyms at Evans Middle School at 5:30 p.m., and the varsity game will follow at the same site at 7:00 p.m. 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

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 www.34raceway.com 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.

Activities Director at MPHS Bob Jensen has announced a change for the February 4th Mt. Pleasant vs Ottumwa boys basketball triple header. On Monday, February 4th, Mt. Pleasant’s 9th, JV, and Varsity boys’ basketball teams plays at Ottumwa. The 9th grade and JV games will be played at the same time in separate gyms at Evans Middle School at 5:30 p.m., and the varsity game will follow at the same site at 7:00 p.m.

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