Kiley Miller of the Mt. Pleasant Panther boy’s golf team finished 3rd in the medalist competition at the Class 3A State Tournament at the Ames Golf and Country Club over the weekend. Kiley shot a 3 over par 147 score, the lowest score ever shot in state meet competition by a Panther golfer. Alex Moorman of Centerville won the medalist play with a 143 score. West Delaware won the team title.
Class 1A State meet action saw the Winfield Mt. Union team place 5th in team competition shooting 658 on the American Legion Course in Marshalltown. In medalist play two New London golfers did well, Tristan Kadel tied for 6th and Hagin Gillis was 9th. Algona Garrigan was the team winner at 623.
South Hamilton won the 2A title on the Spring Valley Course in Livermore.
The Mt. Pleasant Panther boy’s tennis team was represented in the State Tennis Tournament in Waterloo over the weekend. The doubles team of Tyler Pace and Zach Schmitz finished in 8th place. They won 2 matches and lost 1 on Friday and then Saturday lost both their matches. Solaris Nile and Sam Sawhney of Fairfield Maharishi won the doubles title and Sam Stickels of the Pioneers won the singles title.
Burlington defeated the Mt. Pleasant Panthers in girl’s regional quarterfinal soccer 6-0 Friday night, M.P. ends the year 7-12.
Columbus Community defeated 10th ranked Danville-New London Saturday to advance to the boys state soccer championships in Des Moines Thursday against Dyersville Beckman at noon. Clear Creek Amana defeated Fairfield in the 2A substate championship, the Clippers go to state and play Perry at 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
In the State Trap Shooting competition held in Cedar Falls over the weekend, Mt. Pleasant’s Emma Ludwig tied for 2nd in the girl’s individual shooting with a 95 score. She tied with Naomi England of South Hardin. Maquoketa won the team title.
Ottumwa swept Mt. Pleasant in girls softball Friday night 11-6 and 14-11. Leslie Taylor had 4 RBI’s on the night. Panthers who are 1-3 on the season open up conference play hosting Keokuk tonight.
Chariton beat the MPHS baseball team 6-5 in 8 innings Friday night.
The MPHS girls golf team will be competing in the class 4A state golf championships at the Ames Golf and Country Club today and tomorrow.Haley Booton who shot an 88 score in the regional tournament will be involved in medalist play also. The Washington Demons girls golf team also will be in the state tournament field.
New London will be involved in the class 1A state tournament at the American Legion Course in Marshalltown.Jorgi Krieger of the Tiger team who shot an 84 in the regional will be in medalist play.
Alex Krehbiel of Central Lee qualified for the Class 3A state golf tournament medalist competition. She will be playing on the Ames Golf and Country Club course.
S.E. IOWA TRACK & FIELD CAMP MAPLELEAF ATHLETIC COMPLEX MT. PLEASANT, IOWA
DATES: JUNE 9 – 12 (June13th RAIN DATE IF NEEDED) 8:00 – 11:00 A.M.
FEE: $30.00 (MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE TO: MT. PLEASANT COMM. SCHOOLS)
CAMPERS: AREA GIRLS & BOYS ENTERING GRADES 4 – 9
CAMP STAFF: CURRENT AND FORMER ATHLETES AND COACHES FROM MPCHS.
CAMP INFORMATION: * INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNIQUES OF:
SPRINT EVENTS, HURDLES, DISTANCE EVENTS, FIELD EVENTS, RELAYS
Washington and Mt. Pleasant are going to play each other in football June 7th at Washington. No it’s not a high school game, it’s a full contact alumni game. The Panthers and Demons of yesterday will meet in a real tackle football game that will be sanctioned by Alumni Football USA. An organization that has put on 700 alumni games in 28 states and has raised over $1 million for local charities. These gentleman will not only spend time practicing and getting in shape, but will also spend $100 to be equipped and insured. The game is part of the Washington, Iowa 175 anniversary celebration, following the game two bands and refreshments will be enjoyed in uptown Washington.
Pre-sales of tickets for the game will take place at a cost of $10 per ticket, half that money will be given to the Nick Capaldo family to help cover costs of cancer treatments for their daughter Ellie, tickets are available at The Press Box Grille and Bar and Pep Stop.
Other area alumni games that are played include WMU vs Waco and Columbus Community against Wapello.
The 28th annual Iowa Senior Games (ISG) will be held in West Des Moines June 12-15. Athletes ages 50 and over can register to compete in this Olympic-style competition with 29 sports and nearly 100 events. The early registration deadline is May 19 and the registration fee is $35. After May 19 the registration fee will increase to $40. Registration fee includes a t-shirt, admission to the Hall of Fame banquet, and an unlimited number of Iowa Senior Games events.
“This year’s event will be full of great competition and we are expecting a record number of athletes,” commented Iowa Senior Games director, Matt Beatty. “The West Des Moines community has been a great partner for the Games and we are excited to host another great event.”
Over 800 athletes from across Iowa and the nation are expected to compete. Age groups are broken into 5 year brackets (50-54, 55-59, etc.) with gold, silver and bronze medals awarded to each group.
Participants in this year’s Games will have an opportunity to qualify for the 2015 National Senior Games, held in Minneapolis, MN.
To view a list of sports, rules, schedule, or to register online, visit www.iowaseniorgames.org. For questions or to have an entry form mailed to you, contact the Iowa Senior Games by phone at 888-777-8881 x 122 or by email at email@example.com.
IWC FOOTBALL ALUMNI AND FRIENDS SEVENTH ANNUAL GOLF OUTING
Saturday, July 12, 2014 Mt. Pleasant Golf & Country Club. Contact Tom Parkevich, HFC
Iowa Wesleyan College 601 N Main Street Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Iowa Wesleyan College is conducting several basketball camps in the near future.
IWC girls basketball camp will be held June 9-11, it’s for grades kindergarten thru 8th. The K-2ND graders have camp from 8-9 a.m. 3rd thru 8th from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
For more details go to iwctigers.com.
The elite camp for boys in grades 9-12 is May 11th, registration begins at noon, camp begins at 1:30 p.m., goes to 5 p.m. Cost is $30 and camp is held at Ruble Arena.
The Iowa Wesleyan boys basketball camp for ages k-8 for next fall will be held June 16-18. K-2nd grade costs $30, camp runs 8-9 a.m. 3rd-8th is $85, camp runs 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Campers may bring their lunch or purchase at the camp. If you sign up by June 6th you get a free t-shirt.
Boys team camp is June 28th and 29th for JV and varsity teams. The camp will be held at Ruble Arena and costs $150 for 1 day or $250 for both days and 6 games.
For more information on any of these camps go to www.iwctigers.com.