The MPHS girls golf team finished 4th in the Class 4A State Golf championships at Ames Country club shooting a 755. The team champion was Cedar Rapids Xavier with a 691. Medalist for the tournament was Maddie Bertsch of Xavier with a 3 over par 149. Courtney Mabeus of Mt. Pleasant tied for 10th in medalist play at 182, 36 over par. Other Panther scores: Elle Schliesman 183, Emily Cox 187, Haley Booton 203, Brianne Holtkamp 220, Hailey Spence 230. This is the best team finish MPHS has ever had at state.
New London finished 2nd in class 1A at Marshalltown American Legion Course shooting 744, Grundy Center finished 1st at 711. For the Tigers Emma Pry had a 178, Morgan Oliver 183, Jorgi Krieger 186, Paetyn Prottsman had 197, Breanna Stevens 205.
In the Class 3A medalist play at Ames Country Club Alex Krehbiel finished 3rd with a 155, Paige Van Dyk South Tama won with a 148.
Ft. Madison scored 6 runs in the bottom of the 6th inning in the opening game of a Southeast Conference double header to capture an 8-7 win over the Mt. Pleasant Panthers. The second game was suspended in the top of the 5th inning with Ft. Madison leading 10-2, the game will be completed June 23rd.
Jena Stukerjuergen suffered the loss in the circle in the 1st game. Leslie Taylor, Morgan Fraise and Julie Laswell each had 2 hits. Ali Dorn had 3 RBI’s. The Panthers are now 2-5 overall and 1-2 in the Southeast conference.
OTHER AREA SOFTBALL SCORES: Davenport Assumption swept Burlington 10-0 and 9-0, Pekin 9 Columbus Community 6.
The MPHS baseball team was rained out in their game with Eddyville-Blakesburg at Maple Leaf Field.
AREA BASEBALL SCORE: Van Buren 9 Central Lee 4, Cardinal 22 Harmony 1.
The Winfield Mt. Union vs Waco Alumni Football game is coming up July 26th. Tickets are on sale now from any WMU or WACO alumni player. Game will be played at Roth Field in Wayland. It starts at 7pm.
Columbus Community defeated 10th ranked Danville-New London Saturday to advance to the boy’s 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.
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. The game is part of the Washington, Iowa 175 anniversary celebration, following the game 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.