The Mt. Pleasant high School girl’s track team ran at the Central College indoor track meet Saturday and had a successful day. Their next meet is today at the Dickinson Relays at the UNI Dome. The team will then have a week to prepare for the outdoor season at the Iowa City High Invitational on Tuesday, March 26th. Here are Saturday’s place winners:
1st Place: Leslie Taylor Long Jump 16’-1”
Leslie Taylor 55 Meter Hurdles 8.49
2nd Place: Chloe Haffarnan 800 M run 2:29.41
4 x 800 relay Natalie Ita, Taryne Shull, Natalie Myers, Chloe Haffarnan 10:14.12 ( leading time in 3A so far this season)
3rd Place: Hannah Becker 400 Meter dash 63.16
4th Place: Hannah Becker 55 meter Hurdles 8.64
Hannah Becker High Jump 5’
Mary Wester shot 38’
6th Place: Grace Lutovsky High Jump 4’-10”
The MPHS boy’s varsity track meet competed in an indoor meet at Central College in Pella Friday. The best performance was by Emmett Wester who threw the shot 50’ 3” for 1st place.
Southeast Conference girl’s basketball all conference selections:
Kelsi Phipps and Taryne Shull. Co-Players of the year Rachel Dunlap Keokuk and Lauren Kimball of Washington.
2nd team: Natalie ita
Natalie Myers, Mary Wester, Hannah Becker, Leslie Taylor
Mt. Pleasant Panther senior Faith Pope won the slam dunk competition at the Southeast Iowa All Star games played at Burlington Notre Dame Saturday night. The South team won the girls game 61-43 and the boys game 78-67. Cameron Frank of the Panthers also competed in the game.
The Southeast Conference named their all conference boys basketball teams for this past season.
Cameron Frank Mt. Pleasant 6’3” Senior
Faith Pope Mt. Pleasant 6’6” Senior
Ryan Hanna Mt. Pleasant 6’3” Senior
Conference Co-Player of the Year
Faith Pope Mt. Pleasant
Kendall Clark Keokuk
Conner Shull Mt. Pleasant 5’10” Senior
Logan Mulford Mt. Pleasant 6’2” Senior
Dalton Conrad Mt. Pleasant 5’10” Senior
All Academic players:
Kyle Kauffman Junior
Justin Griffiths Junior
Trey Magnani Junior
Zach Mulford Junior
Tyler Pace Junior
Carson Remick Junior
Dalton Conrad Senior
Cameron Frank Senior
Ryan Hanna Senior
Brant Shelman Senior
The Iowa Wesleyan College women’s softball team played in a tournament in Kentucky over the weekend, the Tigers lost to West Virginia Tech 9-0 Saturday. Ayla Serrano was the losing pitcher (2-2), she allowed 6 hits, struck out 6 and walked 4. IWC committed 3 errors. Leading the hitting for IWC, Ashley Stube and Ashley Mysliwiec each had singles. The two games scheduled for Sunday were rained out.
Iowa State has made the men’s big dance in basketball, the Iowa Hawkeye men will be in the N.I.T. The Cyclones (22-11) will play Notre Dame (25-9) in the first round of the tournament Friday in Dayton, Ohio against Notre Dame.
Iowa will open up N.I.T. action at home against Indiana State Wednesday night at 6. The Sycamores team is coached by Greg Lansing a former Mt. Pleasant resident whose father Dave Lansing was the head boys basketball coach at Mt. Pleasant High School in the early 70’s. Iowa is (21-12) on the year and Indiana State is (18-14).
The NCAA Wrestling Championships will be held in Des Moines March 21st thru 23rd, Julian Feikert a Keokuk High School graduate who wrestles for Oklahoma State will be in the 141 pound weight class, he was named as an at large selection by the NCAA yesterday and will be one of 33 wrestlers at that weight class. Feikert finished 3rd in the Big 12 conference meet.
Former Columbus Community state champ Matt Mougin a redshirt junior at Northern Illinois will be in the 174 pound weight class he finished 5th in the Mid American Conference Tournament over the weekend.
The Iowa Hawkeyes have 9 wrestlers qualified for the championships and Iowa State has 6 wrestlers qualified. Northern Iowa has 4 qualifiers.
34 Raceway, Burlington, Iowa will kick off the 2013 Racing Season with Racers will taking to the track for a test and tune on Saturday, March 23 with pit gates opening at 12 noon and testing to run from 1 pm – 4 pm. A $15 pit pass will be required but grandstand admission is free and concessions will be open.
34 Raceway, Burlington, Iowa will kick off the
2013 Racing Season with the 360 Sprint Invaders IMCA Modified Special on Saturday, March 30 where $1000 will go to the winner of the IMCA Modified feature.
April 6 will be the popular Slocum 50 IMCA Late Model Summer Series with $5000 going to the IMCA Late Model winner.
The MOWA 410 Outlaw Sprints will return to the 3/8 mile with a $3000 to win event on Saturday, April 13.
On Saturday, April 20 you won’t want to miss the Cornbelt/UMP late Model Special with ground shaking thunder as they race for the $4000 to win prize.
The regular points races will begin on Saturday, April 27.
What: Mt Pleasant Easter Weekend 3 on 3 Tournament
Where: Mt Pleasant High School, 2104 South Grand Avenue
Who: 3rd-12th grade boys/girls; open-35 & older men/women
When: March 30th, 2013…$50 per team…max 4 players per team
Contact: Ronnie Ashton at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
Format: 4 team round-robin in each division; guaranteed 3 games
Medals awarded to 1st & 2nd place in each division
Send registration to: Mt Pleasant Tourney Teams
1130 South Linden Lane
Mt Pleasant, Ia, 52641