Sports, June 14th

High School Baseball

Mt. Pleasant will take on EBF tonight on the road at 7:30 pm. KILJ will be on the call with pregame at 7:15 pm.

Winfield-Mt. Union will travel to face off against Highland on Friday, June 16th.

Danville took the lead 2 to 0 after scoring in the top of the 1st inning, but it was all New London after scoring the next 15 runs to win 15-2. The Tigers will host Mediapolis tomorrow, June 15th.

Danville will travel to face off against Burlington Notre Dame tomorrow at 5:30 pm.

Mediapolis will compete against Pekin tonight with first pitch at 5:30 pm.

Central Lee will battle with Lone Tree on the road tonight.

Van Buren County shutout West Burlington last night 8-0. The Warriors will travel to take on Highland tonight at 7 pm.

In Southeast Iowa conference (SEC) play, Fort Madison will host Keokuk and Fairfield will travel to take on Washington tomorrow. Burlington will face off against Davenport Assumption tonight.

High School Softball

Mt. Pleasant will have a rematch with Burlington tomorrow at home with first pitch at 7:30 pm.

Van Buren County will host Highland tonight with first pitch at 7 pm.

New London will travel to take on Wapello tonight.

Danville will face off against Holy Trinity Catholic tomorrow, June 15th.

Winfield-Mt. Union fell to Wapello last night 13-0. The Wolves will host Holy Trinity Catholic tonight at 7 pm.

Central Lee will take on Lone Tree tonight.

Mediapolis will take on Pekin today.

In SEC games, Washington will look for the complete 3-game sweep over Fairfield tomorrow. Fort Madison will host Keokuk tomorrow at 7:30 pm.

Prospect League

Five Hawkeyes will be joining the Prospect League. Burlington will be adding two members to their Bees’ club in Will Mulflur and Coy Sarsfield. Mulflur batted 0.143 in 21 at bats with one of his three hits being a home run. He also tallied 3 RBIs. Coy Sarsfield batted 0.176 in 17 at bats. Sarsfield walked twice and stole a base.

The Clinton LumberKings picked up three Hawkeyes to join them for the summer. Drew Proskovec appeared in three games on the mound and finished with an ERA of 0.00 and a WHIP of 0.83.

Jack Young adds another arm to the LumberKIngs as he touts a 4.76 ERA in 7 appearances. Ben DeTaeye provides Clinton with another lefty pitcher.

The Burlington Bees woes continued after losing their 5th consecutive game last night to the Quincy Gems 11-6. Mason Schwalbach had a double and two RBIs and Keanu Spenser smacked a home run and tallied two more RBIs. The Bees will look to get back in the win column tomorrow against the Illinois Valley Pistol Shrimp at home.

The LumberKings will host the Danville Dans tonight.

This Day in Sports History

1870 – All-pro Cincinnati Red Stockings suffer their first loss in 130 games. The streak includes 81 official games and 49 exhibitions.

1966 – Miami beats St. Petersburg (Florida State League) 4-3 in 29 innings, the longest uninterrupted game in organized baseball.

2000 – Greg Maddux makes his 387th putout, breaking Jack Morris’ career record.