Sports, December 14th

High School Basketball

Mt. Pleasant will travel to Washington for a conference matchup tomorrow, December 15th, with the girls’ game scheduled to start at 6 pm. KILJ 105.5 FM,, will have the call with the pregame show at 5:45 pm. Head Coach Eric Rawson knows it will be a tough challenge taking on the Demons in front of their home crowd. 

Mediapolis will face off against Burlington Notre Dame tomorrow with the girls playing at 6 pm. 

New London will host West Burlington tomorrow with the girls going at 6 pm followed by the boys game. 

WACO will travel to take on Hillcrest Academy tomorrow with the girls’ game scheduled for 6 pm. 

Van Buren County will compete against Holy Trinity Catholic in a road matchup tomorrow with game one at 6 pm. 

The Central Lee girls’ team will take on Danville in a road matchup at 6 pm tomorrow, while the boys’ team will play Danville tonight at 7:30 pm. 

Winfield-Mt. Union will take on Columbus tomorrow with the girls playing at 6 pm. 

High School Wrestling

The Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union girls’ team will compete on Saturday, December 16th, at Cedar Rapids-Prairie. 

The WACO girls will compete on Saturday at Chariton. 

Mt. Pleasant will travel to Fort Madison today to compete in a dual. 

The New London boys’ team’s meet against Pekin tonight has been canceled. It will be rescheduled for a later date. The Tigers will travel to Fort Madison tomorrow for an Invitational. 

The Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union boys’ team will travel to Van Buren County tonight for a triangular. 

The WACO boys’ team will head to Mediapolis tonight to compete in a triangular. 

High School Bowling

Mt. Pleasant will take on Burlington tomorrow, December 15th. 

College Football

Iowa State University will take on Memphis in the AutoZone Liberty Bowl in Memphis on December 29th at 2:30 pm. The Cyclones defeated Memphis in the 2017 AutoZone Liberty Bowl 21-20. 

#20 Iowa will face off against #25 Tennessee in the Cheez-It Citrus Bowl on January 1st at noon. 

College Basketball

The #4 Iowa women’s team will compete against Cleveland State on Saturday, December 16th, at 6 pm. 

The Iowa State women’s team will host Troy on Sunday, December 17th, at 12 pm. 

The Iowa State men’s team will take on Florida A&M on Sunday at 5 pm. 

The Iowa men’s team will look to get back in the win column on Saturday at 3:30 pm against Florida A&M. 

This Day in Sports History

1901 – The first table tennis tournament is held at the London Royal Aquarium. 

1930 – The New York Giants defeat Notre Dame 22-0 in a charity game.

1947 – The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is founded in Daytona Beach, Florida.