The Mt. Pleasant High School football team held their awards banquet last night, special award winners were: All District Team:
Honorable Mention: Austin Smith, Spencer White, Jackson Kelley and Dustin Amos.
Outstanding Lineman: Jackson Kelley
Defensive Player of the Year: Carson Remick
MVP: Carson Remick
Brotherhood Award: Tony Cristoforo and Josh Larson
Panther Award: Colten Mertens
Sportsmanship Award: Noah Brown
A special thank you goes to Cooper Pullis and Brevin Wilson who were the ball boys for the team this year.
The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 8th grade girls played Ft. Madison last night. In the A GAME:
FM – 17
Kalynn Batey – 15
Taylor Murrey – 5
FM – 10
MP – 8
Brianna Bowman – 4
Ft. Madison defeated the Mt. Pleasant 7th grade boys “A” team 44-30, Rhett Zeglen and Jacob Stuckerjuergen each had 8 points.
M.P. did win the “B” game 36-3, Trace White led the Panther scoring with 14 points.
The Iowa Wesleyan men’s basketball team is set to open its season when they travel to Drake University tonight. The Tigers return eight players from a year ago and have brought in 11 newcomers. The roster consists of just three seniors and three juniors, while five sophomores and eight freshmen make up the remainder of the Tigers’ 2013-14 roster.
Tickets for the Holy Trinity Catholic state volleyball tournament match on Wednesday night at 6 p.m. against Guthrie Center are on sale at the Holy Trinity Catholic Jr/Sr High & Elementary Buildings on today from 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Tickets will be $8 each. KILJ-FM 105.5 and kilj.com will be bringing you our meet the players program tonight at 6 p.m. brought to you be Ann Menke CPA. KILJ will also be carrying all the Crusaders matches from the state tournament Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Albia plays #6 Waukon in the Semi Finals at the UNI Dome next Saturday night at 7 p.m.
Washington will play Solon Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. in the Dome, Solon beat defending state champ Decorah 28-20.
The 2014 ninety-seventh annual Iowa State USBC Bowling Association Tournament is coming to Mt. Pleasant and Burlington February 1st thru May 25th. Mt. Pleasants Iris bowling Center will host the team event and the Burlington King Pins Bowling Center will host the singles and doubles bowling.
LET’S TALK TURKEY ABOUT A FUN FAMILY EVENT COMING UP ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 23RD SPONSORED BY THE REC CENTER AND WEST LIBERTY FOODS. IT’S THE GOBBLE WOBBLE 5K RUN ON A FAMILY FRIENDLY COURSE AROUND MT. PLEASANT. ALL LEVELS OF RUNNERS AND WALKERS ARE URGED TO PARTICIPATE…WHETHER YOU USE YOUR SPEED TO GOBBLE UP THE GROUND OR IF YOU JUST WOBBLE AROUND THE COURSE IT WILL MAKE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR SOME VERY NICE PRICES FROM WEST LIBERTY FOODS. PRE GREGISTRATION COST IS $20 WITH DAY OF THE RACE PRICE $25. REGISTER BY STOPPING IN AT THE REC CENTER OR YOU CAN ENTER ONLINE AT mpreccenter.com, CHIP TIMING WILL BE AVAILABLE. THE RACE BEGINS AT THE REC CENTER AT 8:30 A.M. ON NOVEMBER THE 23RD.