Written by on March 19, 2013 in Sports

The Mt. Pleasant High School girls track team sent a contingent of athletes to the Art Dickinson Relays at Cedar Falls Monday in the UNI-Dome

Top   finishers:

4th place (tie ) –  High  Jump    Grace  Lutovsky       4’-10”


5th  –  60 meter hurdles    Hannah  Becker  9.62 (  4th in prelims  at  9.66)


6th  –    4  x 800 meter relay  Natalie Ita, Taryne Shull, Natalie Myers, Chloe Haffarnan


7th ( tie ) –   high  jump   Hannah  Becker   4’-10”


11th  –  4 x 400 meter relay Chloe Haffarnan, Taryne Shull, Grace Lutovsky, Hannah Becker   4:25.84


11th  –  800 meter run  Natalie Ita   2:34. 66


Iowa and Iowa State women’s basketball teams have both been invited to the big dance.  The Iowa State women are a #5 seed and will play Gonzaga in the first round in Spokane, Washington.  If they win their next game would be against Georgia or Montana.

Iowa is a #9 seed and hosts their first round game at noon Sunday against 8th seeded Miami of Florida.  The winner will play #1 seed Notre Dame vs UT Martin they play in Iowa City at 3 p.m. Sunday.

Former Winfield Mt. Union standout Linda Lappe who now coaches at Colorado has coached her team into the NCAA tourney, the Buffaloes will play  host to Kansas Saturday evening, if they advance they would play South Carolina or South Dakota.


The Iowa Wesleyan College baseball double header, originally schedule at home today against Hannibal-LaGrange University, has been moved to Hannibal-LaGrange due to weather/field conditions at IWC.  Game time is set for 1:00pm.


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 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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