Mt. Pleasant High School Cross Country runners Ellie Conrad is ranked 27th in Class 3A girls cross country individual rankings and freshman Logan Murray is ranked 16th in Class 3A boys. In the Team rankings Burlington boys are 15th in 4A, Wapello is 13th in class 1A.
The Winfield Mt. Union Cross Country Invitational was held last night. Mediapolis won the girls division with 59, Wapello 2nd 81, L&M 3rd 85, New London-Danville 4th 126, Columbus 5th 132. The rest of the teams did not have full squads to qualify for a team score.
Individually Savannah Banwart of Mediapolis was 1st, Allison Sporkman of Holy Trinity Catholic was 2nd.
In the boy’s division Wapello won with a 54 score, L&M had 86, Columbus Community 87, Mediapolis 88 and WMU 5th with 111, Danville-New London 7th 181, Holy Trinity Catholic 8th 203. Individual winner was 7th ranked Dillon Timmerman of Mediapolis, 8th ranked Josh Royal of Wapello was 2nd, Wapello’s 7th ranked Collin Poe was 3rd.
AREA VOLLEYBALL SCORES FROM THURSDAY NIGHT: Winfield Mt. Union beat Pekin 3 games to 1. #15 Mediapolis swept Lone Tree and #1 ranked Holy Trinity Catholic swept Danville. Notre Dame swept Maharishi 3 games to none.
Latest volleyball rankings has Holy Trinity Catholic #1 in class 1A, New London is 4th and WMU 12th. Mediapolis is 15th in class 3A.
Mt. Pleasant is hoping to win the homecoming football game…..not theirs but Fairfield’s tonight. M.P. lost their homecoming game last week to Centerville 37-16 and are now 0-5 overall and 0-2 in the district. Fairfield felt the wrath of Williamsburg in a 56-14 loss on the road to drop their mark to 1-4 overall and 0-3 in the district. Mt. Pleasant will try once again to get their offense untracked, they continue to be last in class 3A in offensive production. Fairfield also has struggled with offense, and will be starting a freshman quarterback tonight to try and spark some improvement. Last year the Trojans won 33-10 over the Panthers.
The freshman teams play at 5 p.m. tonight, KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will bring you all the action of the varsity game beginning with the pregame show at 6:30 p.m.
Area football schedule:
Mount Pleasant at Fairfield
Fort Madison at Centerville FOR BIG RED HOMECOMING
Oskaloosa at Keokuk (ND) OSKY HAS WON 3 STRAIGHT, KEOKUK LOST 3 STRAIGHT
Williamsburg at Washington DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIP DECIDED IN THIS ONE
Central Lee at Davis County (ND)
Columbus Community at Mid-Prairie
Louisa-Muscatine at West Burlington/Notre Dame
Mediapolis at West Liberty BULLDOGS HAVE TO STOP COMETS QB WHO RUNS AND THROWS
Regina, Iowa City at Alburnett (ND) REGALS LOOK TO BE UNSTOPPABLE AGAIN THIS YEAR
Sigourney/Keota at West Branch
Wapello at Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont INDIANS HAVE TO WIN TO KEEP PLAYOFF HOPES ALIVE
Wilton at Cardinal, Eldon
Danville at New London TIGERS WANT TO WIN THEIR HOMECOMING GAME
Lisbon at WACO LISBON SHUTOUT WARRIORS LAST YEAR
Lone Tree at Winfield-Mt. Union WOLVES LOOKING FOR HOMECOMING WIN AND KEEP PLAYOFF HOPES ALIVE
Van Buren at Highland VAN BUREN WOULD LOOK GOOD FOR A PLAYOFF BERTH IF THEY WIN
Clinton at Burlington
Davenport, North at Bettendorf
Muscatine at Pleasant Valley
North Scott, Eldridge at Davenport, West
College football last night saw a heart breaking loss for the Iowa State Cyclones, Texas scored a touchdown with 51 seconds left to take home a 31-30 win.
The Iowa Wesleyan College Tigers lost 16-0 to Spalding University in men’s soccer on Thursday night. The game was played at Principia College in Elsah, IL.
The Tigers fall to 0-9 on the year and are now 0-2 in the SLIAC.
St. Louis rolled over Pittsburgh 9-1 in game one of the National League Divisonal Championship. Dodgers beat the Braves 6-1. The Pirates will play the Cardinals at noon today in St. Louis and the Dodgers will be in Atlanta tonight. The American League Divisional championships have Tampa Bay at Boston this afternoon and Detroit at Oakland tonight.
Inclement weather for both race fans and racers forced the postponed of the Midwest Performance Quads, Bikes and Side By Side Challenge at 34 Raceway Saturday, September 28. The races have been rescheduled for this Saturday, October 5 with some time changes.
Pit gates will open at 1:00 p.m., grandstands at 2:00, practice 2:30 p.m. and racing begins at 4:00.
Grandstand admission is just $5.00 and kids 10 and under are admitted Free.
For more information go to www.34raceway.com or contact Nick Eastin at