Written by on March 22, 2013 in Sports

Due to weather concerns, the JV/V girls tennis meet at Ft. Madison and the JV/V boys tennis meet here against Ft. Madison scheduled for Monday March 25, 2013 have both been postponed to Friday April 19, 2013 at 4:30 pm.


Iowa won at home Wednesday night in the first round of the men’s N.I.T.  The Hawks beat Indiana State 68-52, they will now host at 8:30 tonight Stony Brook University of New York who won their first national post season game ever when they beat Massachusetts 78-51.  Stony Brook has a record of (25-7), and are a strong team on the road as they lead the nation in true road wins with 13.

The Iowa State Cyclone men open up NCAA play tonight against Notre Dame in Dayton at 8:30.



MOTHER NATURE HAS CAUSED A CHANGE IN THE TEST-N-TUNE SCHEDULED FOR  SATURDAY  at 34 RACEWAY IN WEST BURLINGTON.  IT HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO NEXT WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27th, THE Pit gates will open at 5 with practice sessions beginning at 6pm going through 9pm… 




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 Saturday.  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.




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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