Written by on April 25, 2013 in Sports

The Drake Relays get into full swing today with a number of high school events going on.  Events involving KILJ area athletes are:  boys high jump with Logan Mulford of Mt. Pleasant High School at 3 p.m., Justin Dunn and Emmett Wester of MPHS in shot put 3:30 p.m.  Leslie Taylor will be competing in the girls long jump for the Panthers at 3:30 p.m.

Note from Drake:  Ryan Shull will be running in three events for Pella High School, he is the son of Darrin and Tracy Shull his family previously lived in Mt. Pleasant and he attended MPHS. 

Former MPHS head boys track coach Denny White will once again be serving as a referee for the Drake Relays, Denny is also serving as a volunteer coach for the Waco High School girls track team this spring.


The Waco High School Ekstrand Relays will be held tonight on the Waco Track, events begin at 4 p.m.


Here is the 2013 Regional 4A Golf Tournament Assignment for the Mt. Pleasant Panthers on Monday, May 20

4A-schools playing at Oskaloosa are:  Benton,  Cedar Rapids Xavier, Centerville, Clear Creek- Amana, Fairfield, Keokuk, Knoxville , Mount Pleasant,  Oskaloosa, Pella, Solon, Washington.


Class 3A golf regional will be played @ Wapello and hosted by Mediapolis.  Other teams competing:  Burlington Notre Dame, Center Point-Urbana, Central Lee, Davis County, Eddyville-Blakesburg, Mid-Prairie, Williamsburg.


Class 1A girls golf Regional @ New London Deerwood Golf Course, teams competing:

Calamus-Wheatland, Danville, Holy Trinity, Iowa Mennonite, Lone Tree, New London, Van Buren, Winfield-Mt. Union.



Mt. Pleasant will be playing in the rescheduled Oskaloosa Boys’ Golf Tournament on Tuesday, May 2nd, at 2:00 p.m.


The MPHS girls’ soccer games against Mid-Prairie scheduled for  4/23/13  have been rescheduled for Friday, May 17th, at 4:30 p.m. at East Lake Park in Mt. Pleasant




IWC sports schedule:

Thursday, April 25

                Softball @ Principia, Elsah, IL 5:00

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