Written by John Kuhens on June 6, 2015

The Holy Trinity Catholic girls soccer team is one win away from qualifying for the State Soccer Championships next week in Des Moines after  they defeated Mid Prairie in a Regional semi-final match played in West Point on the Crusaders home pitch Friday.  Kristen Brinck scored 3 of the 4 goals scored by the winners who will take a record of 13-3 into the Regional final Monday in Iowa City against 4th ranked  Iowa City Regina who is 14-3.


AREA SOFTBALL SCORES:  #7 New London 5 Danville 0-Morgan Chrsitner pitched a 2 hitter and had 3 hits, Jorgi Krieger belted a 2 run homer for the Tigers.  #5 Highland 4 #13 West Burlington-Notre Dame 2, L&M 13 IMS 0.


AREA BASEBALL SCORES:  #3 Van Buren 3 Wapello1 Mediapolis 5 WMU 2-Ross Vantiger and Darren Hunter each with 2 WMU hits.


Mt. Pleasant high School girls track awards were handed out at their team banquet Friday night.

Rookie of the Year- Taylor Murray

Most Improved- Bailey Johnson

Most Potential- Katie Ensminger

All 6 Seniors  received the ” MVP” Award.

Laura Hult

Ellie Conrad

Natalie Ita

Mary Wester

Hannah Becker

Kelsi Phipps


ON THE LOCAL SPORTS SCENE: SATURDAY:  MPHS softball at Danville Tournament-they play WMU, Central Lee and Danville.   Muscatine at MPHS baseball 1 p.m.

MONDAY:  Burlington at MPHS freshman softball and Baseball 5:30 p.m.  TUESDAY:         MPHS  softball at Davis County Tournament playing the Mustangs, Eddyville-Blakesburg and Albia.  JV and varsity  baseball at Oskaloosa, West Liberty at M. P. JV softball.  WEDNESDAY:  New London at MPHS JV and varsity softball  KILJ-FM 105.5 and will broadcast the varsity game at  7 p.m.  Notre Dame at MPHS JV and varsity baseball.  THURSDAY:  MPHS baseball at Washington KILJ-FM and will broadcast the 1st game at 5:30 p.m.  MPHS softball at Washington, Washington at MPHS JV softball and baseball.  FRIDAY:  Davenport North at MPHS JV baseball.  SATURDAY:  Washington vs MPHS Alumni Football game 6 p.m.


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.