College Softball: Wesleyan 0-2 Saturday at CAC Classic

The Iowa Wesleyan softball team lost their final two games at this weekend’s CAC Classic, Saturday.

The Tigers fell 8-0 to Crowley’s Ridge and 10-2 to the Comets of Cottey College.

Emilee Rooney, Kara Krieger and Adrianna Jarrett each had hits for Wesleyan in the game one loss to the Pioneers.

In game two, Cottey jumped out to a 3-0 lead after one inning and never looked back.

Krieger doubled, had an RBI and a run scored.

Alexis Davis was 1-for-3 with a single and a run batted in.

Wesleyan will be back in action today when they host Eureka in a doubleheader.

Game one will begin at 4:00 p.m. and you can listen to both ends of the twinbill on FM 105.5 and

Wesleyan enters play today 3-20 aiming to snap a nine game losing skid.

College Softball: New London Alum Loyd Signs for Milligan

Former New London backstop and current catcher for DMACC Laney Loyd has committed to Milligan University in Milligan, Tennessee.

Loyd, a former all-state selection, has helped guide the Bears to one of the most historic seasons in school history, with the team currently sitting at 30-3 with a sparkly No. 3 ranking in the junior college polls.

The right-handed Loyd has two doubles and six runs batted in a reserve role for DMACC this year.

Milligan is 21-10 on the year.

College Wrestling: Aney Commits to Luther College

Mediapolis’ three-time state place-winner Quinten Aney has committed to wrestle collegiately at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa.

Aney officially signed his letter of intent last week in Mediapolis.

The Bulldog senior finished his decorated prep career 163-25 with back to back-to-back medalist appearances at Wells Fargo Arena at the state tournament.

He’ll join the roster of illustrious head coach and be an immediate piece in the middle of the Norse lineup.

Luther ended this year 9-5 in duals and 4-4 in the always tough American River s Conference.

It’s likely Aney will be wrestling at either 141 or 149 next year in Decorah.

Luther sent one wrestler — Donovan Corn — to the NCAA Championships where he finished one match shy of All-American honors.

College Wrestling: Frazier Picks Indiana

Notre Dame senior and Mount Pleasant native Blaine Frazier has committed to wrestle for the University of Indiana.

Frazier announced the commitment on social media Saturday night.

It marks the capstone of a terrific prep career that saw him win this year’s Class 2A 132-pound state title all while helping the Nikes earn the team title as well.

Frazier ended his final season in a Nike singlet 53-0 earning 205 career victories over four incredible years.

Indiana finished this year 3-8 in duals and 1-7 in Big Ten action.

The Hoosiers sent two to this year’s NCAA Championships.

Monday Prep Schedule: Mount Pleasant Athletes Busy

It will be a busy spring Monday today in the Southeast Conference, with several programs getting back to action in Mount Pleasant.

  • Girls Golf at Fort Madison (4:00 p.m.)
  • Boys Soccer vs. Keokuk (4:00 p.m.)
  • Boys Tennis vs. Fairfield (4:30 p.m.)
  • Girls Tennis at Fairfield (4:30 p.m.)
  • Girls Soccer vs. Keokuk (5:30 p.m.)

In the Super Conference New London will host Danville in a boy-girl showdown at Deerwood, while Columbus-Winfield-Mount Union boys’ and girls’ soccer play host to Tipton.