SPORTS JUNE 09, 2014

Written by on June 9, 2014 in Sports

MPHS softball team defeated Winfield Mt. Union in the Danville Tournament Saturday 8-2.  Sarah Moffett hit a 2 run homer and winning pitcher Jena Stuckerjuergen struck out 9.


MPHS baseball team lost to Muscatine 11-5.  Austin Smith was 3 for 4 at the plate as MP out hit the Muskies 12-6 but had 5 errors on defense that led to unearned runs.


The Alumni football game Saturday night between Mt. Pleasant and Washington alums in Washington saw Mt. Pleasant win 21-20.


Mt. Pleasant High School is going to have to hire a new head volleyball coach, Jeff Schultz who served in that capacity last year has turned in his resignation to the school board. Also resigning is Michael Stuart who served as varsity football assistant and middle school wrestling. Assistant boys soccer coach Jagdeep Kang is stepping down also as is Tabitha Schimmelpfennig as middle school cheerleading coach.

Two coaching positions have been filled, Scott Tribe will be assistant varsity football, Rocco Russo 8th grade football.


The championship matchups for the state soccer tournament in Des Moines were rained out Saturday and will be played Tuesday. Class 1A at noon Mid Prairie battles Iowa City Regina, Class 2A at 2:30 Perry vs Norwalk and Class 3A at 5 p.m. Iowa City West vs Johnston.


Mt. Pleasant High School golfer Kiley Miller, based on his third place tie in the 2014 3-A State Golf Meet has pre-qualified status for the Iowa Masters Golf Tournament.  The tournament, sponsored by Iowa State University and held at ISU’s Veenker Golf Course, is also one of the tournaments designated by the Iowa Golf Association used to determine the IGA Amateur of the Year.

 The tournament will be held on July 11-13 this year.


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.

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 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

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