Sports, May 3rd

High School Track and Field

The Mt. Pleasant girls and boys teams will travel to Washington for their Southeast Conference meet tomorrow, May 4th. The girls team for the Panthers will look to repeat as conference champions, while the boys team will have to dethrone Washington.

The Southeast Iowa Super Conference meet for the boys and girls will be run tomorrow at WACO. On the boys side, Mediapolis will look to defend their North title and New London will try to repeat as the South champion. The girls Sorth champion was West Burlington-Notre Dame last season and the North title winner was Pekin.

High School Soccer

The Mt. Pleasant girls team will look to get back in the win column tomorrow, May 4th, against Fairfield on the road.

The Mt. Pleasant boys team will host Fairfield tomorrow.

The WACO boys team will host Hillcrest Academy on May 5th.

The Danville boys team will take on Wapello on the road tomorrow night.

The Central Lee boys will take on Columbus tomorrow at home.

The Central Lee girls team will be at home against Columbus tomorrow.

High School Golf

The Mt. Pleasant boys team will compete at their conference meet 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 today with the girls SEISC competition taking place on May 8th.

High School Tennis

The Mt. Pleasant girls team will travel to Burlington for the Southeast Conference tournament tomorrow, May 4th.

The Mt. Pleasant boys team is  11-0 on the season heading into their conference tournament tomorrow.

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 seasons are done after the CAC tournament concluded play yesterday. The men’s team finished in 4th place after finishing with a team score of 984. Trace White was the top golfer with a score of 231, which placed him in 12th. Kenny Tucker was the Champion of Character for the Tigers. The University of Victoria is this year’s CAC champion.

The women’s team claimed fifth place as Michal Wohlleber and Natalie Ames tied for 22nd place with a 182 score. Wohlleber was the Tigers Champion of Character. USC Beaufort took the CAC championship.

The Tigers outdoor track and field teams will be competing at the Fighting Scot Outdoor Invitational on May 6th.

This Day in Sports History

1910 – Intercollegiate Athletic Association of the United States is renamed the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

2000 – The sport of geocaching begins, with the first cache placed and the coordinates from a GPS posted on Usenet.

2018 – Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan becomes NFL’s first $30 million per season player after agreeing to a $150 million contract extension.