Written by on January 3, 2014 in Sports

It’s time for the area high school sports teams to get back to action.  The Mt. Pleasant girls and boys basketball teams will play makeup games tonight with Ft. Madison that were weathered out from December 20th.  The 11th ranked MPHS girls have a record of 4-2 overall and 2-0 in the Southeast Conference, they will be hosting Ft. Madison.  The Panther boys are 2-4 overall and 1-1 in the league and will go on the road to play in the Hound-Dome against the Bloodhounds who are undefeated at 5-0.  KILJ-FM 105.5 and will carry the boy’s varsity game live beginning at 7:30 p.m.  We will have score updates on the girl’s action as we broadcast the boys game.

AREA GAMES TONIGHT:  Pleasant Valley @ Burlington (G), Burlington @ Pleasant Valley (B),New London @ Notre Dame, West Burlington @ Central Lee, Cardinal @ Harmony, Fairfield @ Keokuk, L&M @ Lone Tree, Van Buren @ Holy Trinity Catholic, Waco @ Columbus, Wapello @ Mediapolis, WMU @ IMS.

Tomorrow MP hosts West Burlington in girls and boys double header beginning at 2 p.m. on KILJ.


The #2 ranked class 2A Mediapolis Bulldogs will have a challenging weekend as they compete in a national tournament in Rochester, Minn.  Some of the nation’s top ranked wrestlers and teams will be there to compete.  The Bulldogs are 11-1 in dual meet action heading into this weekend.


Here is the list of College Bowl Games, Start times listed are EST

AT&T Cotton:  Missouri vs. Oklahoma State Arlington, TX Fri., Jan. 3 / 7:30 p.m. FOX

Discover Orange:  Clemson vs. Ohio State Miami Gardens, FL Fri., Jan. 3 / 8:30 p.m. ESPN

Compass:   Houston vs. Vanderbilt Birmingham, AL Sat., Jan. 4 / 1 p.m. ESPN

GoDaddy:  Arkansas State vs. Ball State Mobile, AL Sun., Jan. 5 / 9 p.m. ESPN

BCS National Championship Florida State vs. Auburn Pasadena, CA Mon., Jan. 6 / 8:30 p.m. ESPN

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