SPORTS NOVEMBER 9, 2013

Written by on November 9, 2013 in Sports

The quarterfinal round of football playoff action took place around Iowa last night.  In Class 2A #4 ranked Mediapolis went to #2 ranked Albia and was edged by the Blue Demons 7-0.  Mepo ends the year 11-1, Albia plays #6 Waukon in the Semi Finals at the UNI Dome next Saturday night at 7 p.m.

BGM beat Pekin in class “A” play 29-8 to eliminate the Panthers, Washington in Class 3A avenged an earlier season loss to Pella beating the Dutch 28-0, Washington will play Solon Thursday night at 8:30 p.m. in the Dome, Solon beat defending state champ Decorah 28-20.

 

The Iowa Wesleyan College women’s basketball team played an exhibition game at Maryville University in St. Louis Friday night.  The Tigers fell 88-47 after trailing 36-25 at halftime.  Leading the IWC scoring were-Whitney Godden with 16 and Karla Vietinghoff with 12

The Iowa Wesleyan men’s basketball team is set to open its season when they scrimmage Simpson College at home this afternoon, and travel to Drake University on November 12th.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.

The Iowa women beat U.C. Riverside last night in Carver Hawkeye Arena 70-56, Samantha Logic scored 28.

The Iowa Men beat UNC-Wilmington 82-39, Jarrod Utoff hit for 14 poijts Peter jk scored 11.  This was the 500th men’s game played in Carver Hawkeye.                  

Tickets for the Holy Trinity Catholic state volleyball tournament match on Wednesday night at 6 p.m. against Gurthrie Center will go on sale at the Holy Trinity Catholic Jr/Sr High & Elementary Buildings on Monday, November 11th at 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.  Tickets will be $8 each.  The “Meet and Greet” for the volleyball state contenders as well as Cross Country State Qualifier, Allison Sporkman will be Monday, November 11th at Aggie’s on the Square (formerly West Point Knights of Columbus Hall) from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Tickets will also be available for purchase. 

Iowa Wesleyan wraps up the football season today on the road playing at the University of Northwestern in St. Paul, Minnesota.  IWC is 2-6 in the conference and 2-7 overall, the Eagles are 5-4 overall.

Winter Session 1of swim lessons at the Mt. Pleasant REC Center Starts Monday, November 11! Sign up now, just a few spaces remaining! Cost: $30 for members, $45 for non-members

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.

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