High School Track and Field
Will Davidson of Mt. Pleasant and Gabriel Hemsworth of Winfield-Mt. Union competed in the 400 meter hurdles at the Drake Relays over the weekend. Davidson finished in 9th place with a time of 55.02 seconds and Hemsworth notched a time of 58.66 seconds to claim 16th place. The 4×100 meter relay team for the Mt. Pleasant girls team of Courtney Raub, Bailey Jalas, Tristan Shull, and Andi Scott finished with a time of 51.69 seconds, which earned them 51st place. The boys 4×100 team of Mason Sloat, Davidson, Payson Coleman, and Avin Truong claimed 65th place with a time of 44.80 seconds. Davidson claimed two Blue Oval standards over the course of the Drake Relays.
The boys and girls teams of Danville and WACO will be competing at the Highland Relays tonight.
The New London girls team will compete at the Van Buren CO-ED meet today.
The Mt. Pleasant girls and boys teams will travel to Fairfield to participate at the Brookhart-Crew Relays tonight.
The Central Lee girls and boys teams will travel to compete at the Van Buren CO-ED meet this evening.
The New London boys team and Winfield-Mt. Union will compete in their conference meet on May 4th.
High School Soccer
The Mt. Pleasant girls team will take on Burlington at home today.
The Mt. Pleasant boys team will travel to compete against Burlington tonight.
The WACO boys team will face off against Danville tonight at home.
The Central Lee boys will take on Columbus on May 4th at home.
The Central Lee girls team will host Canton tonight.
High School Golf
The Mt. Pleasant boys team will be competing at the Fairfield Invite today.
The Mt. Pleasant girls team will compete in the SEC conference tournament on May 10th.
The Southeast Iowa Super Conference (SEISC) boys teams will compete at the SEISC Conference meet on May 3rd with the girls SEISC competition taking place on May 8th.
High School Tennis
The Mt. Pleasant girls team’s next meet will be on the road against Burlington today.
The Mt. Pleasant boys team will take on Burlington at home tonight.
Iowa Wesleyan Athletics
The Tiger baseball team earned the 4th seed in the Continental Athletic Conference (CAC) tournament and they will be facing off against Georgia Gwinnett College on May 6th.
The men and women golf teams’ next competition will be at the CAC tournament today.
The Tigers outdoor track and field teams will be competing at the Fighting Scot Outdoor Invitational on May 6th.
Adaugo Nwachukwu continued her dominant run over the weekend at Team USA’s senior women’s freestyle competition. Adaugo defeated top seed Jennifer Page by a 10-8 decision to move on to Final X. Her next competition will be on June 10th against 2022 World silver medalist Kayla Miracle.
This Day in Sports History
1884 – Catcher Moses Walker is acknowledged as the first African-American to play major league baseball joining the Toledo Blue Stockings.
1920 – Longest MLB game by innings: Brooklyn Robins tie the Boston Braves, 1-1, in 26 innings.
1991 – Texas Rangers starter Nolan Ryan pitches an MLB record 7th no hitter; beats Toronto, 3-0; at age 44, Ryan is oldest to throw a no-hitter.