SPORTS JUNE 11, 2013

Written by on June 11, 2013 in Sports

Fairfield swept Mt. Pleasant in Southeast Conference softball Monday night, Lady Trojans won the opener 11-0 and the night cap 12-0. Jena Stuckerjuergon was the losing pitcher in the first game, Morgan Fraise was 2-3 at the plate.  In the 2nd game Jena Stukerjuergon suffered the loss in the circle,  Ali Dorn and Bailey Johnson had hits.  Panthers host Ft. Madison in a rain makeup double header at home tonight.

OTHER AREA SOFTBALL SCORES:  Highland beat WMU 11-1, New London 13 Harmony 0, Danville 8 Van Buren 6, Mediapolis 5 Columbus Community 4, Lone Tree 7 Wapello 2. Keokuk split with Ft. Madison winning the first game 11-2 but losing to the Bloodhounds in the 2nd game 16-2.  West Burlington-Notre Dame 6 Central Lee 0, 2nd ranked Pleasant Valley beat Burlington 11-2 and 14-2,


Mt. Pleasant split with Fairfield in Southeast Conference baseball Monday night, Trojans won the first game 6-0 and the Panthers took the night cap 11-1.  Austin Gridley of Fairfield threw a no hitter at M.P. in the opening game, Connor Shull threw a 5 hitter for the Panthers.

In game 2, Dustin Amos got the win on the mound and Mt. Pleasant out hit Fairfield 13-3 led by Justin Dilks and Tyler Pace who were 3 for 3, Dilks had 2 doubles and 2 RBI’s and Pace had 3 RBI’s. 

MPHS is 5-6 overall and 3-1 in the Southeast conference.

OTHER AREA BASEBALL SCORES:  Keokuk split with Ft. Madison, Chiefs won the opener 17-0, Bloodhounds won the 2nd game 13-4. Pleasant Valley swept Burlington 6-4 and 10-4, Mediapolis beat Columbus Community 10-0, Van Buren beat Danville 4-2, L&M blanked IMS 4-0, Wapello won over Lone Tree 6-3. West Burlington 6 over Notre Dame with 4.


Mitch Anderson has been approved by the Mt. Pleasant Community School District Board of Directors as the new head boys track coach at MPHS replacing Scott Lamm who has taken over the Activities Director position.  Anderson has been serving as distance coach for the track team and also serves as head cross country coach.

Also there is discussion going on that Brennan Williams will move up as the head girls soccer coach to replace Ed Chabal who resigned from that position, Williams has been serving as assistant coach.


The Little Tigers Youth Football Camp will run at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mt. Pleasant June 17th thru 19th for athletes entering grades 1-5.  Spend some time with Tiger head football coach Tom Parkevich along with his staff and some of the Tiger players as they teach you the early fundamentals of football and team sports.  The camp runs from 9-11 a.m. each day, each athlete should come to camp in shorts and t-shirt and can wear cleats if they have them and please bring water or sports drink for breaks.  Cost is just $40 for each participant, if you have questions call coach Parkevich at 385-6382.


The Mt. Pleasant High School softball games that were postponed have been rescheduled.

The varsity softball games vs. Ft. Madison from May 30th have been rescheduled for June 11th at Mt. Pleasant at 5:30 p.m.

The junior varsity softball games vs. Ft. Madison from May 30th have been rescheduled for June 20th at Ft. Madison at 5:30 p.m


The Iowa Wesleyan College Tigers’ cross country/track teams are selling IWC XC/Track apparel as a fundraiser in order to get some warm up/practice gear that each student-athlete can keep as his/her own.  They would like to have your support of the program by purchasing this apparel and wearing it with the Tiger Pride!!

The white t-shirt is $15, the black long sleeve is $19, and the grey sweatshirt is $31.  With each item purchased, $8 goes directly to the program to help the student-athletes buy the “Player Packs.” 

Contact Tad Hulst track coach at 385-6306.


As part of their 2013 fundraising effort, Team Southeast Iowa and Tailgating for Crohn’s & Colitis is having the 3nd Annual Tailgating for Crohn’s and Colitis charity event at Deerwood Golf Club in New London, Ia.  This year Team Southeast Iowa for Crohn’s & Colitis is making the event bigger and better! They will kick off the event on Friday, September 13th, 2013 with an 18-hole 4 person best shot golf tournament.  Then on Saturday, September 14th the tailgate event for the Iowa vs Iowa State football game will be held at Deerwood Country Club.  All proceeds from the event will be donated to Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis through Team Southeast Iowa. Businesses have the opportunity to be hole sponsors.  Your company can help  make this event bigger and better by sponsoring  a hole and enter a team for          $250, sponsor a hole without a team:    $100,  or donate prizes or services for the tournament and tailgate event.  For more information, sign up a team or to set up a sponsorship , Phone: 319 572-8448 and ask for Jeff Uhlmeyer.

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