SPORTS AUGUST 4, 2014

Written by on August 4, 2014 in Sports

The Mt Pleasant HS Volleyball coaching staff will be conducting a pre-season clinic for all players entering 9th-12th grade starting next Monday, Aug 4th and running through Thursday, Aug 7th.  The clinic will run from 4-6:30 pm, Mon-Thu in the HS gym.  The staff would also like to remind all potential players that their current physical must be turned in before the first official day of practice, Monday, August 11th.

 

The four state champions of summer baseball in Iowa were crowned Saturday at Principal Park in Des Moines. Class 1A was won by Twin Cedars over Mason City Newman 8-2. Class 2A champ 1A North Polk who won 2-0 over Dyersville Beckman. Davenport Assumption won the class 3A title 1-0 over Dallas Center-Grimes. The large school 4A class title was won by S.E. Polk 2-0 over Iowa City West.

 

Iowa Hawkeye press day for football is today in Iowa City. Coach Ferentz, his staff as well as players will be available for interviews. The Hawks open the 2014 season at home August 30th hosting UNI.

 

Rory McIlroy won the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament over the weekend with a 15 under par score of 265 and a paycheck of $1.53 million. He also jumped back into the #1 ranking in the world for men’s golf. Tiger Woods withdrew from the tournament yesterday after his back started bothering him again. He’s trying to recover from surgery earlier this year.

 

The New York Giants beat the Buffalo Bills 17-13 in the preseason opening Hall of Fame game in Canton, Ohio.

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the GoBowling400.com race Sunday at the Pocono Raceway his payday was just under $200,000. He also has the #1 seed in the chase for the Sprint Cup Championship.

 

 

The Women’s Bowling Association League Secretary/Officers Workshop is set August 5th at 6:30 at the HyVee Deli.   All League officers encourage to attend.  This is the meeting your league supplies will be distributed. 

 

The Mt. Pleasant USBC Bowling Association will be conducting the annual membership meeting Tuesday, August 19 at 7:00 PM at the Iris Bowling Center.  The meeting will include the election of Delegates to the State Conventions, High Score Awards will be presented along with other business to be taken care of.  If you have a concern or encouraging word…let it be known.

For more information, contact the Association Manager, Marlys Fear at 319-254-2162.

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