SPORTS FEBRUARY 26, 2017

Written by John Kuhens on February 25, 2017

The New London Tigers boys basketball team is going to state for the 1st time ever after they won 67-46 over Lisbon in the Class 1A substate championship at Washington High School.  They will play at Wells Fargo in Des Moines Monday March 6th sometime between 10:30 am and 3:45 pm, KILJ-FM 105,5 and kilj.com will carry the game live.

Former MPHS athlete Logan Mulford high jumped 6′ 9 1/2″Saturday at the IIAC Indoor Track and Field Championships in Dubuque to win the title and will compete in the NCAA III National Indoor meet later this spring.  Logan is a senior at Central College in Pella.

Former Mt. Pleasant Panther Basketball standout Jordon Ashton led UNI in scoring with 13 points during their 63-42 loss to Illinois State during senior day in Cedar Falls Saturday afternoon.  In other men’s college basketball, Iowa State beat #9 Baylor in Ames 72-69……Iowa men won at Maryland 83-69