SPORTS AUGUST 2, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on August 2, 2016

FROM THE IRIS BOWLING CENTER AND SPLITZ LOUNGE SPORTS DESK.

The opening night of Summerfest 2016 at the Lee County Speedway in Donnellson provided the fans in the stands with some great action.  Winning the Late Model A-Main race was Sam Halstead of New London, Jay Johnson of West Burlington was 2nd.  Winning the Modified’s A-Main was Richie Gustin of Gilman and 2nd went to Bruce Hanford of Davenport.  Ken Schrader finished 5th after starting 15th.  Mike Hughes of Oskaloosa won the Stock Cars A-Main, Jeremy Pundt of Donnellson was 2nd.  In the Sports Mods-A-Main Jim Gillenwater of Keokuk won and Brett Lowry of Montezuma was 2nd.  The Sports Compact A-Main was won by Josh Barnes of Keokuk, Kimberly Abbott of Camp Point, Illinois was 2nd.  Make sure you head to Lee County Speedway in Donnellson for the 2nd night of racing in Summerfest 2016.  Gates open at 5 p.m., Hot Laps at 7 pm and racing at 7:30.

The New London Masonic Lodge golf tourney scheduled for July 30th has been postponed to August 13th at the Deerwood Golf Course in New London.

Mt. Pleasant High School 9th-12th grade Football Camp will run August 3-5 from 8:00 to 11:00 am.  Show up at Maple Leaf by 7:45 am.

7th and 8th Grade Football Camp is August 3-5, 1:30 to 3:00 pm.

Sign ups for 5-6 grade tackle football can be turned in on “equipment day.”  If people need the forms they can find it on the Mt-Pleasant HS Activities page.

THE FOLLOWING IS INFORMATION FOR THE 2016 5th & 6th GRADE TACKLE FOOTBALL PROGRAM.

SCHEDULE:

8/13/16 Equipment fittings and testing 1:00 p.m., Cottrell Gym

8/18/16 Practices start

9/09/16 Pre-game warm up with the varsity (vs Washington)

9/11/16 First game

9/18/16 Second game

9/25/16 Third game

10/3/16 Last game (Monday night game to follow JV Game) 7:30 start time.