SPORTS JUNE 25, 2013

Written by on June 25, 2013 in Sports

#1 ranked class 3A West Burlington-Notre Dame downed #11 ranked in class 1A New London in softball played in West Burlington last night by a score of 3-0.  Morgan Christner suffered the loss in the circle for the Tigers.  New London had just 4 hits against winning pitcher Alex Yacko.  The Tigers are 20-7 and play at Danville tonight.

OTHER AREA GAMES TONIGHT:  West Burlington-Notre Dame at Central Lee, Centerville at Ft. Madison, Highland at Columbus Community, L&M at Pekin, Mediapolis at Wapello, Waco at Lone Tree, Winfield Mt. Union at IMS.


The Mt. Pleasant High School baseball games against Ottumwa last night in JV and varsity action were rained out.

West Burlington beat New London in baseball last night on the Falcons home field 7-1, Quincy Porter suffered the loss on the mound and Tyler Shinkle had a 2for 3 night at the plate for the Tigers who are now 6-12 overall and 5-8 in the conference.

OTHER AREA GAMES TONIGHT:  Winfield Mt. Union at IMS, Muscatine at Ft. Madison, Mediapolis at Wapello, L&M at Pekin, Holy Trinity Catholic at Van Buren, Highland at Columbus Community, Danville at New London, West Burlington at Central Lee, Cardinal of Eldon at Notre Dame.


The Iowa Baseball Coaches Association ratings of teams for this week has Ankeny #1 in class 4A, Class 3A is topped by Clear lake, North Polk is #1 in class 2A, class 1A has Mason City Newman.  No KILJ area teams are in the top ten rankings in any of the classes.


 The REC Center in Mt. Pleasant held their downtown dash this past Saturday, here are the top five place finishers in the event that drew a large number of runners and walkers.  1st Daniel Holt Mt. Pleasant, IA.19:23, 2nd David Barrios Mt. Pleasant, 3rd Joel Ryon                         Mt. Pleasant, IA. 19:39, 4th Christopher Kipp 20:36, 5th Tommy Thorne Mt. Pleasant                                           21:09.


The Chicago Blackhawks have captured the National Hockey Leagues Stanley Cup.  The Chi-town team beat Boston on the Bruins home ice 3-2 scoring 2 goals in a matter of 17 seconds in the final one minute sixteen seconds.  It’s the second championship in the last four years for Chicago.


The Mt. Pleasant Panther baseball team will be involved in the CLASS 3A SUBSTATE #4, Centerville and Fairfield will host the games.  Here are the other 7 schools involved in the tournament with one advancing onto the state tournament in Des Moines in July.




Fort Madison




District Hosts: Centerville and Fairfield

Substate Host: To Be Determined


Coming up this Saturday, June 29 at 34 Raceway, 305 Sprints, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Stock Cars, IMCA Sport Mods, Mod Lites and 4 Cylinders will all be in action. Join 34 Raceway   Wednesday, July 3 for the Sprint Invaders 360 Sprints, Mod Lites, 4 Cylinders and Vintage Cars. Shoot for the Stars 360 Sprint format will include pit stop and fan interaction mid Sprint Invaders feature race. Stick around after the races for a huge fireworks display to help celebrate Independence Day.

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