Written by on March 12, 2013 in Sports

The MPHS girls track team ran in Ames yesterday at the Iowa State Indoor meet.  Mary Wester finished 5th in the shot put with a toss of 37’ 4 1/4”, Leslie Taylor was 5th in the long jump going 16’ 4”, Grace Lutofsky was 6th in the High Jump clearing 5’ even.  The Panther girls will run at the Central College indoor meet Saturday.

The MPHS boys track team will not be running at the boys Iowa State indoor meet today, they will run at an indoor meet at Central College on Friday.


Brock Palar a Danville High School student who bowls on the Mt. Pleasant High School boys bowling team placed in a tie for 21st in the individual competition at the class 1A State Bowling Championships with a 416 score.  Dubuque Wahlert won the team title with a 3368 score, L&M placed in 8th place as a team rolling a 2894.

Keokuk finished 3rd on the girls side of the class 1A tournament, they rolled a 2660, Dubuque Wahlert won the team title with a 2855 score.


The IWC softball game with Hannibal LaGrange has been rescheduled to April 17th at 4:00.

The Iowa Wesleyan College baseball game for today at Clarke University in Dubuque has been postponed to a later date.


The Iowa State women’s basketball team ran into a buzz saw last night in the championship game of the Big 12 women’s basketball tournament losing to #1 ranked Baylor 75-47.


34 Raceway, Burlington, Iowa will kick off the

2013 Racing Season with the Westland Mall/Midwest Performance and Power Car Show and Season Kick Off Party this weekend Saturday, March

16 and Sunday, March 17.

Cars for the 2013 season will fill the mall for race fans to get a sneak peak and to show off their all important sponsors during regular mall hours.

Champion Spark Plug’s $125,000 “Search for a Champion” contest top 15 finalist Donnie Steward of West Burlington will have a booth set up so folks can vote on-site for his chance at $50,000.

Racers will take 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.

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.



Mt. Pleasant Girls  Summer Softball Registration will be held Saturday, March 16th
at Van Allen Gym 9 am – noon
get more information at



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 for more info

Phone:  319-931-2896

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

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