Sports, Saturday, September 4th

Prep Football: Panthers Fall, Winfield, WACO Roll, Other Prep Finals 

Washington 22, Mount Pleasant 0 

Ethan Patterson had three total touchdowns as the Washington Demons defeated Mount Pleasant last night 22-0.

Patterson, who did not start the game, threw for touchdown passes of 15 and 18 yards — both to Jacob Miller.

The final score, Patterson’s third, came from eight yards out on a run to seal the final.

The Panthers managed to rally late but facing 2nd-and-goal from the six, Panther quarterback Carson Coleman was intercepted.

Mount Pleasant, now 0-2, will be back at home next week against Keokuk.

Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m., pregame coverage will begin at 7:00 p.m. on FM-105.5.

Winfield-Mount Union 66, Iowa Valley 42

It was a happy homecoming in Winfield, as the Wolves rolled to a 66-42 win over Iowa Valley last night.

Sophomore phenom Cam Buffington finished with eight total touchdowns — four on the ground, four through the air — bringing his total to 18 through two games.

Buffington completed 10-of-15 passes for 267 yards and rushed for an additional 164 on 21 totes to lead the way.

Caleb Giese hauled in six catches for 185 yards, as well, as the Wolves improved to 2-0.

They’ll get a showdown matchup with New London next Friday, with kick set for 7:00 p.m.

No. 10 WACO 41, HLV 13 

N0. 10 WACO scored early and often as the Warriors steamrolled to yet another easy victory, taking down H-L-V 41-13 last night.

The win kept the Warriors unbeaten at 3-0.

They’ll rest up before taking on English Valleys back at home this week.

H-L-V dropped to 1-2.

Other area finals:

  • Burlington 41, Keokuk 14
  • Highland 48, Columbus 20
  • Davis County 29, Van Buren County 8
  • Cardinal 66, Central Lee 7
  • Pekin 30, Alburnett 9
  • Fort Madison 23, West Burlington Notre Dame 0

College Football: Wesleyan Squares off with Missouri Baptist:

The Iowa Wesleyan football team (0-1) is at home this afternoon as they look to bounce back from a road loss to St. Ambrose against Missouri Baptist today.

This will be the first meeting between the two schools in program history.

Wesleyan will aim for more stable play offensively from freshman quarterback Gavin Esquivel, who completed 25-of-44 passes for 218 yards and one touchdown one week ago.

Kickoff from Mapleleaf Athletic Complex is scheduled for 3:00 p.m.

College Football: Iowa, Iowa State Ready for Battle on KILJ:

The Iowa and Iowa State football teams will be back on KILJ airwaves today as both teams open their much anticipated campaigns.

The Hawkeyes will begin the day at 12:30 with the Hawkeye Gameday Show, kickoff against Indiana from Kinnick Stadium is set for 2:30 p.m., you can listen on FM 105.5 and

Meanwhile in Ames, the No. 8 ranked Iowa State Cyclones will hook up with in-state rival and nationally ranked FCS Northern Iowa.

The Cyclones are coming off their best season in school history, resulting in a Fiesta Bowl win over Oregon.

The Cyclone Tailgate Show will open the afternoon up at 1:30 p.m. with kick slated for 3:30 p.m.

You can listen to Cyclone Football on FM 98.5 and AM 1130.