Written by John Kuhens on June 4, 2015

The Danville-New London boys soccer team will play today in the State Soccer Tournament, they will battle  in the 1st round at noon on field #9 at Cownie Soccer Complex in Des Moines against Dyersville Beckman who is undefeated at 15-0 and seeded #1.  The Bears are seeded #8 and have a record of 15-1.  KILJ-FM will have score updates during the match and also will keep you updated on twitter at

KILJ-FM 105.5 and will be broadcasting the 1st game of the home softball double header tonight between the Mt. Pleasant Panthers and Ft. Madison Bloodhounds.  Join us at 5:30 p.m. for the action.  The M.P. baseball team is also at home tonight against Ft. Madison and we will keep you posted on the action in the 1st game during our softball broadcast.

AREA SOFTBALL LAST NIGHT:  Burlington won over West Burlington-Notre Dame in the 1st game of a double header 6-2, the Falcons won the 2nd game 6-5.  Wapello beat Danville 4-1, Ft. Madison 3 Central Lee 1.
There will be summer training runs for anyone interested in Cross Country starting Monday June 8th   in Mt. Pleasant. Everyone is welcome and middle school runners are also encouraged to join.

There will be morning runs every Monday and Wednesday at 630 AM at the Old Threshers Theatre Museum.

There will be evening runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 700 PM at the Saunders Park.

There will be a 100 Mile club for those who keep track and run at least 100 miles during the summer break.

The runs will vary in mileage for all levels of runners. We look forward to seeing you there.


ON THE LOCAL SPORTS SCENE:  THURSDAY:  Ft. Madison at MPHS varsity softball at 5:30 p.m.  MPHS JV softball plays at Ft. Madison. KILJ-FM 105.5 and will carry the 1st game.  Ft. Madison at MPHS baseball for double header at 5:30 p.m.  SATURDAY:  MPHS softball at Danville Tournament, Muscatine at MPHS baseball 1 p.m.



This summer, Iowa Wesleyan will host a variety of camps for volleyball.  The scheduled camps include junior high skills camp, high school skills camp, setter camp, speed/agility/strength camp, Tiger Cub camp, middles camp, outsides camp, and a libero camp.  All camps are open to boys and girls and are located at Iowa Wesleyan College in Ruble Arena. For more information on the camps or to register, visit



On Saturday, June 13, the 2nd Alumni Football Game between Mt. Pleasant and Washington High School Alumni will be held on Evans Field at Mapleleaf Athletic Complex to benefit University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

The event is organized by Alumni Football USA, and will consist of a full contact  football game, as well as various fundraising activities. The majority of event fundraising

comes from the presale of tickets, which are available at Browns Shoe Fit,

HyVee Food Store, Anywhere Apparel, and Press Box Grill and Bar, Z’s Quick Break and Pep Stop all located in Mt.Pleasant. For more information about the Alumni Football Game, please contact Nick Capaldo at (319)7951437.