Written by John Kuhens on August 9, 2016


During the Mt. Pleasant community School district School Board meeting Monday night a number of coaching positions were changed and filled.  Nick Maynard will move from 7th grade football to 9th grade football.  Linc Davis will coach Middle School wrestling, Tyler Kibbe will be on the varsity football staff, John Bohle will coach 7th grade football, Ryan Chabal was approved for assistant varsity boys’ soccer.  Tyler Rodgers resigned from his assistant varsity football and 7th grade boys’ basketball to serve as the Harlan/Salem elementary principal.

There will be a Winfield Mt. Union Meet the Players night for fall sports and activities beginning at 7:00 PM August 18th on the football field.  This will be moved indoors in the event of inclement weather.  A meal will kickoff the evening’s activities beginning at 6 p.m.

KILJ Sports is airing more interviews today from the Iowa Football media day that was held this past Saturday, listen to sportscast 8/9/16 at and hear Hawkeye quarterback C.J. Bethard and assistant coach Brian Ferentz.


The New London Masonic Lodge golf tourney is going to be held this Saturday August 13th at the Deerwood Golf Course in New London, get your team signed up today by contacting the Deerwood Golf Course.


The 2016 high school football season on KILJ will begin August 18th when the Waco Warriors play their 1st ever 8 man football game in what is termed as week zero action.  They will be traveling to HLV Victor to play this new form of football.  Waco is switching to 8 man football because of lower numbers in their program, they have had a long and illustrious 11 man football history and are ready to start making their mark in the 8 man game.  KILJ-FM 105.5 and will broadcast the game live beginning at 7 pm.

The Lone Tree Lions who are also switching to the 8 man game will play August 19th against Central City.