High School Track and Field
The girls teams of Danville, Central Lee, Winfield-Mt. Union, WACO, and New London will travel to compete in the Panther Relays tonight.
The WACO boys team will host the Warrior Relays with Central Lee, New London, and Winfield-Mt. Union competing at the meet today.
The Danville boys team will compete in the Panther Relays hosted by Mt. Pleasant today.
High School Soccer
The Mt. Pleasant boys team fell to Faifield last night 6-0 on the road. Rudy Ruiz Motta had 12 saves for Mt. Pleasant. The Panthers will host undefeated Fort Madison on April 20th.
The Mt. Pleasant girls team got back in the win column after taking down Fairfield 6-0 last night. Charice Auwerda led the Panthers with 2 goals and 4 assists on the night. Tori Wilson had 2 goals as well with Hailey Parrott and Elly Manning each added a goal. The Panthers will travel to face off against Fort Madison on April 20th.
The WACO boys team will face off against Burlington Notre Dame tonight on the road.
The Central Lee girls team will take on Canton on April 20th.
The Central Lee boys team’s next game will be today against Hillcrest Academy.
High School Golf
The Winfield-Mt. Union boys team will compete in the Wildcat Invitational today and the girls team will compete at the Wapello Invite tomorrow, April 19th.
The Mt. Pleasant boys team traveled to Washington yesterday and finished in 4th place with a team score of 209. Washington finished in 1st place to extend their lead with a team total of 162 on the day. Nick Matheney was the top golfer for the Panthers as he shot a 46 followed by Nate Dismang with a 48. Rajan Roth had the best round as he shot a 38 for the Demons. Mt. Pleasant still sits in 3rd place behind Fairfield in 2nd and Washington in 1st. The Panthers will travel to Fort Madison on April 24th. The girls team will travel to compete in the Oskaloosa Invite on April 20th.
The Central Lee boys defeated Burlington Notre Dame yesterday 186-177 as the Hawks were paced by five golfers who shot under 50 for the course. Caleb Larson led the way with a 43 followed by Mylan Lowenberg with a 44. Ashton Robinson and Bo Herdrich both shot a 45. The Central Lee girls and boys teams will take on Danville on April 27th.
High School Tennis
The Mt. Pleasant girls team fell to Burlington Notre Dame last night 8-1. Bethany Drury was the lone win for the Panthers as she won her singles match 8 to 3. The Panthers will take on Maharishi today on the road.
The Mt. Pleasant boys team will host Maharishi tonight.
Iowa Wesleyan Athletics
The Tiger softball team is looking to extend their win streak to 6 games as they take on Waldorf University in a road doubleheader today.
The Tiger baseball team will travel to take on Westminster College today.
The men’s golf team will travel to compete in the Verhille Invitational today for day one of a two day tournament.
The outdoor track and field teams will be competing in the DeBacker Invitational on April 22nd.
This Day in Sports History
1942 – Stanley Cup Final, Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON: Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings, 3-1 for a 4-3 series win; Toronto recovers after losing first 3 games.
1966 – Bill Russell becomes first African American coach in NBA history (Boston Celtics).
2017 – Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo becomes first player to score 100 goals in the Champions League with a hat-trick in Real Madrid’s 4-2 win over Bayern Munich.