Written by on December 5, 2013 in Sports

Iowa Wesleyan College defeated Westminister College …..77-63 in Ruble Arena last night,

IWC is now 3-1 overall and 1-0 in the SLIAC. Karla Vietinghoff led the Tiger scoring with 26 points, Dakota Flesner had 14 points and Jana Meister 11.

In the men’s game Iowa Wesleyan College fell to Westminister 77-52, IWC is now 1-4 overall and 0-1 in the SLIAC. Murray Schwengels and Steven Archibald each had 10 points for the Tigers.


The MPHS wrestling team is opening up their season on the road tonight at Columbus Community. Last year the Panthers had five state tournament qualifiers,  Tyler Lanphier, Josh Larson, Jayton Phillips, Justin Dilks and Colton Aplara.  Phillips and Aplara are graduated and gone but the other are looked to provide leadership on this year’s team.  Plus some solid junior varsity wrestlers from last year will be called upon to move up to the varsity and score points.

OTHER AREA WRESTLING:  Burlington, West Burlington-Notre Dame and West Hancock at New London, Centerville, Davis County and Keokuk at Fairfield, Davenport Assumption at Mediapolis, Highland and Washington at L&M, Van Buren at Albia, Quincy at Ft. Madison.


Run Recruits, a company based in Ohio, is coming to the Iowa Wesleyan College campus to host a recruiting fair for high school cross country/track & field athletes and football players on Saturday, December 14 from 10am-2pm.  The event is open to high school seniors interested in competing in cross country/track & field and/or football at the college level.

College coaches will be present at tables for student-athletes to meet and learn more about the schools’ programs and the opportunities to compete at the colleges.  Parents and high school coaches are welcome as well.

The event is an opportunity for college coaches to get connected with aspiring student-athletes who are really looking to find a college that suits their needs academically as well as athletically.  This is an easy way for high school cross country/track & field and football athletes to get connected with college coaches.

Some schools that will be in attendance include Iowa Wesleyan College, Cornell College, Eureka College, Lake Forest College, Rockford University, Simpson College, Southwestern Community College, and William Penn University. 

There is still time for both high school seniors and colleges to sign up and attend the recruiting fair.  Those interested can go to Run Recruits’ website at or email Mark Lattimore, owner of Run Recruits, at

Questions can also be directed to Iowa Wesleyan’s Head Cross Country/Track & Field Coach, Tad Hulst at


The Iowa High School State Wrestling Championships have been a sold out event for over 20 years and is the only Iowa High School Athletic Association reserved ticket event. 

Ticket sales for the state meet to IHSAA member high schools who host wrestling programs will begin Monday, December 2, 2013 at 10:00am and close Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 11:59pm. 

Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 10:00am.  The public will be able to purchase tickets at the Iowa Events Center ticket office, any Dahl’s store, online at . The order limit will be eight (8) tickets.

The ticket price is $8.00 per ticket, plus a convenience fee of $1.75 per ticket.  There will be a $4.00 handling fee per order.  A valid credit card will be needed to make an online purchase.  The Iowa Events Center seating chart will be available identifying class 1A, 2A, and 3A mats.      All seats will be assigned in the order the transactions are processed either at a ticketing location or online.


The 4th Annual Fort Madison Day at Carver Hawkeye Arena is set for Sunday, December 22, 2013.   Iowa takes on Arkansas – Pine Bluff.

The Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Club has worked with University of Iowa Athletics to secure premium seating for our group.  On Thursday, November 14th at 7:00 AM, tickets go on sale at the Partners offices located at 614 9th Street, Fort Madison.

The first 150 children’s tickets will be available for $5 each (ages 18 and under).  The first 150 adult tickets will be available for $10 each.

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