Sports, November 24th

High School Basketball

The Mt. Pleasant girls’ will stay on the road to take on Ottumwa on November 27th at 7:30 pm. 

The Mt. Pleasant boys’ will host Cedar Rapids Washington on November 27th at 7:30 pm to begin their season. KILJ 105.5 FM,, will have the call with the pregame show at 7:15 pm. 

The Danville girls’ team will travel to take on Burlington on November 27th at 7:30 pm. 

The Danville boys’ will face off against Holy Trinity Catholic on November 28th at 7:30 pm to begin their season. 

Mediapolis will host Central Lee on November 28th with the girls’ game starting at 6 pm and the boys’ game to follow. 

The New London girls’ and boys’ will compete against Van Buren County on November 28th with the first game starting at 6 pm. 

The Winfield-Mt. Union girls’ team will take on Louisa-Muscatine on Tuesday, November 28th, on the road at 6 pm with the boys’ game scheduled to start at 7:30 pm. 

Holy Trinity Catholic will take on WACO on November 27th in a road matchup with the girls’ starting at 6 pm and the boys’ to follow. 

The Van Buren County girls’ team will host Cardinal on November 27th at 6 pm to begin their season. 

High School Wrestling

The Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union and WACO girls’ teams will compete in an Invitational on November 27th at Fort Madison. 

The Columbus/Winfield-Mt. Union boys’ team will host a triangular on November 28th with Mt. Pleasant also competing. 

The Mt. Pleasant girls’ team’s next meet will be December 2nd at a tournament hosted by Wapello. 

The New London girls’ team will compete in a scramble on November 30th. 

The New London boys’ team will host a tournament on December 2nd. 

High School Bowling

Mt. Pleasant will travel to West Burlington to compete against the Falcons on November 28th. 

College Football

Iowa State University will end the regular season tomorrow, November 25th, against Kansas State in a road matchup at 7 pm. 

#20 Iowa will play today at 11 am at Nebraska.  

For the Hawkeye broadcast, tune in to KILJ 105.5 FM. We will not be broadcasting the Cyclone game due to the Festival of Lights.

College Basketball

The Iowa State men’s team needed a strong second half to power their way past VCU last night 68-64. Keshon Gilbert and Tamin Lipsey each notched 22 points as Gilbert also tallied 10 rebounds to finish with a double-double. The Cyclones will compete against Virginia Tech today at 4:30 pm. 

The Iowa State women’s team will face off against Vanderbilt today at 3:30 pm. 

The #2 Iowa women’s team will compete in the Gulf Coast Showcase tonight at 6:30 pm against Purdue-Fort Wayne. 

The Iowa men’s team fell to Oklahoma yesterday 79-67. Owen Freeman captured 13 points and seven rebounds in the losing effort. The Hawkeyes will take on Seton Hall tonight at 5 pm. 

This Day in Sports History

1960 – Philadelphia center Wilt Chamberlain pulls down an NBA record 55 rebounds in a Warriors 132-129 loss to the Boston Celtics at Philadelphia Civic Center.

1985 – CFL Grey Cup, Olympic Stadium, Montreal: the BC Lions defeat the Hamilton Tiger-Cats, 37-24; it’s the final CFL game played with 25-yard long endzones.

1991 – Monica Seles sets the female tennis record winning prize money of $2,457,758 in a year.