The Iowa Basketball Coaches Association have named their all substate teams and player of the year award winners. Trey Magnani of Mt. pleasant was named all substate #6, Miles Wentzien of Ft. Madison and Johnny Dahl of Keokuk were also honored. 3a PLAYER OF THE YEAR WAS Trey Lansman of Hrlan. The 2A all substate 6 players from the KILJ area were Jeff Giannettiono and Xavier Williams of Notre Dame, 2A player of the year was Casey Schlatter of Iowa Falls-Alden. Class 1A all substate 4 area players were Connor Hoelzen and Mason Speer of Danville. All substate 5 players from Van Buren Tom Fitzsimmons, Garrett Saunders and Tanner Smith. 1A player of the year was Riley Fancis of Boyden Hull. Class 4A player of the year was Kyle Haber of Dubuque Senior and Mr. Basketball honors for the year went to Wyatt Lohaus of Iowa City West.
The Iowa Wesleyan College home softball games against Coe College originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 19 are postponed to a later date TBA.
Mt. Pleasant Parks and Rec Is still taking registrations for 1st -8th Soccer and needing coaches! If we do not get more sign up soccer will be on a hold!
Iowa and Iowa State men’s basketball teams are both going to be playing in the NCAA Tournament this year. Iowa State is a #3 seed and is riding the high of winning the Big 12 Tournament over the weekend. The “Clones” play North Carolina Central in the East Regional Tournament Friday. Iowa 20-12 plays tonight at 8 p.m. in Dayton, Ohio against Tennessee 21-12.
Both games will be heard live on KILJ-FM 105.5.
The Iowa women made the NCAA Tournament and will host Marist Sunday. Iowa State also made the women’s tourney and hosts Florida State Saturday.
The Northwest Missouri State men’s basketball team fell to the University of Central Missouri on Tuesday night, 60-59, in overtime at the Taylor Center in Mankato, Minn. UCM advances to the Elite Eight as the winners of the Central Region championship in the NCAA Division II tournament. Northwest finishes the season at 24-9, the highest win total in head coach Ben McCollum’s five year tenure with the Bearcats. Former Mt. Pleasant High School standout Jordon Ashton plays for Northwest Missouri State.
It’s time for the annual Southeast Iowa All Star Basketball game, games are schedules for Saturday March 22nd at Burlington Notre Dame High School. The girl’s game will start at 5:00 and the boys game will follow.
Olivis Yutzy IMS Samantha Koontz New London
Shelby Therme WMU Allie Boyer Danville
Madelyn Flmr Lone Tree Mickenzie Larpenter WB
Rachel Holstien Mediapolis Emily Salvador ND
Emily Mathews WMU Gabbie Grothe Danville
Logan Hartsock WMU Jessica Reu Central Lee
Samantha Wright Pekin Kaylee Dochterman WB
Kristin Davis IMS Haley Browning Harmony
Kennedi Warson Lone Tree Abbey Rider Van Buren
Martha Anaya Columbus Addie Lounsbury New London
Jessica Horras Pekin Sarah Holtkamp New London
Kelsey Bemis L-M Cayla Pieper Holy Trinity
Taryne Shull (not going to play)Mt. Pleasant Ariana Harris BHS
Aubrey Melvin Wapello La Stella Slack Fort Madison
Taylor Hills Columbus Rachel Steffensmeier Fort Madsion
Coach: Todd Rodgers Coach: Kollin Alfred
Josh Brase Highland Tom Fitzsimmons Van Buren
Trenton Gosnell Lone Tree Springer DeRosear WB
Dallas Nye IMS Luis Galle Central Lee
Logan Osborn L-M Shae Seils Danville
Jared Bond Pekin Reed Shockley Central Lee
Max Fricke WMU Tanner Smith Van Buren
Brody Long Pekin Cody Moehn ND
Cade Millikins Pekins Surya Sawhney Maharishi
Tucker Massner Wapello Sam Harmeyer Holy trinity
Reggie Hostetler IMS Dylan Menke Holy trinity
Dylan Carlson Waco Matt Burford ND
Chris Ford Highland Josh Bloomer BHS
Jake Edwards WMU Brice Plein BHS
Trey Magnani Mt. pleasant Brandt Amos Keokuk
Ricky Rivers Columbus Andrew Giertz ND
Coach: Ken Hutchinson Pekin Coach: Loren Menke Holy Trinity