Sports, January 19th

High School Basketball

New London will be on the road to play Holy Trinity Catholic tomorrow, January 20th, and Danville will host Burlington Notre Dame tomorrow.

The Mt. Pleasant girls’ team will play conference foe Washington tomorrow at 7:30 pm at home. The boys’ team will be on the road to face off against Washington at 7:30 pm.

Winfield-Mt. Union will face off against Wapello tomorrow with the girls’ going at 6 pm and WACO will travel to play Columbus tomorrow.

Central Lee will host Van Buren County tomorrow with the girls’ going at 6 pm followed by the boys.

High School Wrestling

The Mt. Pleasant boys’ team’s next match is tonight, January 19th, against Fairfield.

Girls’ wrestling will have their Regional Qualifier take place January 27th and 28th with the state tournament scheduled to start February 2nd and finish up on the 3rd.

High School Bowling

Mt. Pleasant will host Fairfield tonight.

College Signing

Mount Mercy University will have a new Mustang join them in the fall from Mt. Pleasant as Carter Amos signed on to the team yesterday. Amos batted 0.310 last season and batted in 21 runners and scored 8 runs of his own. The Mustangs finished 33-20 with a 20-12 conference record for the 2021-2022 season. The Panthers will look to improve upon their record last season of 9-19.

Iowa Wesleyan Athletics

The women’s basketball team will look to get back in the win column tomorrow against Haskell Indian Nations at home at 5:30 pm. Head Coach, Steve Williamson, will join us on Tiger Nation this morning at 9 am.

The 25th ranked men’s team will play Haskell Indian Nations at the conclusion of the women’s game tomorrow. KILJ will be on the call for both games with the pregame show at 5:15 pm.

The men’s wrestling team will be at home tonight as they go against Cornell College at 6 pm.

The women’s wrestling team had their dual meet last night postponed and it has not been rescheduled yet. The next scheduled competition for the team is January 27th at the 2023 Spire Classic.

The Tigers next indoor meet will be Saturday, January 21st, at the Hilltop Invitational.

This Day in Sports History

1903 – French newspaper L’Auto announces a new 5-stage, long distance bicycle race, “Tour de France.”

1974 – Notre Dame beats UCLA, 71-70 in South Bend, Indiana to end Bruins’ NCAA-record 88-game basketball win streak.

2013 – Lance Armstrong admits to doping in all seven of his Tour de France victories.