Written by on April 23, 2013 in Sports

The Mt. Pleasant girls golf team improved to 4-1 on the season with a win at home against Fairfield Monday night.  M.P. beat the Trojans 193-246, Elle Schliesman was medalist with a 43, Brianne Holtkamp and Haley Booton shot 50, Courtney Mabeus 51, Emily Cox 53 and Whitney Barton had a 65.

Panthers go to Washington tonight.


Burlington Notre Dame-West Burlington defeated the Mt. Pleasant girls in tennis in Burlington 6-3.  Winning matches for M.P.:  Shelby Barton, Emily Hatfield won singles matches.  Ashton Whaley and Reanna Crile won a doubles match.


Mt. Pleasant girls soccer team kept their undefeated record alive with a 4-0 win at Washington.  Holly Long, Madison Pullis, Megan Meyers and Hattie Liechty scored goals, Lauren Hillman led the shutout in goal.  The Panther JV lost 1-0.


The MPHS boys soccer team beat Washington 4-0 to remain undefeated as Michael Alderson had 8 saves to record his third straight shutout in goal for the Panthers.  Scoring was led by Liam Clancy with 2 goals, Yiannis Steryiannis and Derek Holtkamp scored goals also.


Fairfield defeated the Mt Pleasant Panther boys golf team 156-170, Fairfield had the medalist Landon Gamrath shot a 37. 

Mt Pleasant scores:

38  Kyle Kaufman

41  Dan Quinn 

41  Kyle Miller

50  Jordon Phamsouvandara

51  William Kinney

56  Jacob Smith


Ft. Madison defeated Mt. Pleasant in boy’s high school tennis 6-3.  Chase Higginbotham, and Zach Schmitz won singles matches and also combined to win their doubles match.


Iowa Wesleyan College swept a baseball double header at Cornell College Monday.

Game 1

Iowa Wesleyan 7, Cornell 2

Game 2

Iowa Wesleyan 5, Cornell 4

Iowa Wesleyan is 15-14


Gabriella Moreira who has cheered for the Mt. Pleasant Panthers sports teams during her high school days, will now be cheering for the University of Minnesota as she was selected as an alternate for the cheer squad during tryouts held over the weekend.


McMahon’s Karate is happy to congratulate the students who competed in the Pearl City Invitational Tournament hold in Muscatine last Saturday 20th. Karina McMahon (40) from Mt Pleasant – Gold Medal in Katas in her division. Daniel Suarez (14) from Mt Pleasant – Silver Medal in Katas and Bronze Medal in sparring in his division. Keegan Davis (8) from Burlington – Silver Medal in Katas and Silver Medal in Sparring in his division. Kyrell Ross (13) from Burlington – Silver Medal in Sparring in his division.


MPHS girls track team Drake Relays qualifiers……Leslie Taylor, Hannah Becker and Kelsi Phipps-100 meter hurdles-Sydney Taylor will join that trio to run the shuttle hurdle relay, the Panther 4×100 relay will run also.    Leslie Taylor is in the long jump, Mary Wester will throw the shot put.

Winfield Mt. Union has Cassie Kingery in the 100 meter hurdles and their shuttle hurdle relay also will run at Drake.

Danville has Cassie Stuflick running the 1500 and Kaitlyn Hess will run in the 100 meters.


MPHS boys track team Drake Relays Qualifiers

Tommy Thorne – 110 High Hurdles

Cole Phillips – 110 High Hurdles

Tommy Thorne – 400 Low Hurdles

Emmett Wester – Shot 

Justin Dunn – shot put and Discus

Shuttle Hurdle Relay – Cole Phillips, Zach Mulford, Spencer White, Tommy Thorne

Logan Mulford – High Jump

Raheem Black of Ft. Madison is the defending champion in the 400 meter hurdles at Drake and will defend that title this weekend.

Darrion Sanders of Keokuk will be in the long jump he leads the state at 23’ 3” and he will run in the 100 meter dash.


IWC sports schedule:

Tuesday, April 23

                Baseball @ Robert Morris, Springfield

Wednesday, April 24

                Baseball @ Culver Stockton, Canton, MO

Softball will play @ Greenville @ 3:00 on Wednesday, April 24 at 3:00 NOT Friday. 


Thursday, April 25

                Softball @ Principia, Elsah, IL 5:00

Friday, April 26

                Men’s Golf @ Scot-Fire Golf invite-Galesburg, IL

                Softball @ Greenville, 1:00

Saturday, April 27

                Men’s Golf @ Scot-fire Invite-Monmouth, IL

                Baseball @ Ashford, Clinton 6:00

                Track @ Jacksonville, IL

Sunday, April 28

                Baseball @ Ashford, Clinton, IA 3:00




The MPHS boy’s golf team has moved their meet with Keokuk  from Thursday, April 25th,  to Friday, April 26th, at 4:00 p.m.


The MPHS boys’ soccer games vs. Burlington scheduled for Thursday, April 18th, has been rescheduled for Friday, April 26th at 4:30 p.m. at East Lake Park


 The Mt. Pleasant Girls tennis meet scheduled for April 18th, has been rescheduled for Monday, April 29th, at Fairfield  4:30 p.m.


The Mt. Pleasant boys’ tennis meet scheduled for  April 18th, has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 30th, at Fairfield at 4:30 p.m.


The boys tennis match that was scheduled for April 30th vs Keokuk at MP has been moved to April 29th at MP at 4:30 p.m.


MPHS added a boys’ tennis meet.  Mt. Pleasant will play at Burlington Notre Dame at 4:30 p.m. on April 25th.


Mt. Pleasant will be playing V/JV boys’ soccer at 5:00 p.m. at Danville on May 16th instead of April 23rd.

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