Written by John Kuhens on June 6, 2016


7th ranked Mt. Pleasant softball team had a good day in the Danville softball Tournament Saturday winning three games:

Mount Pleasant 11, Central Lee 1.  Bailey Johnson winning pitcher.  Jackie Fraise 3 hits, Cali Liechty and Bailey Johnson 2 each.
Mount Pleasant 11, Danville 1, Cali Liechty winning pitcher.  Julie Lasswell, Bailey Johnson and Chi Glaha 3 hits each.
Mount Pleasant 13, Winfield-Mt Union 0.  Jackie Fraise winning pitcher and she had 3 hits.


8th ranked New London split their two softball games Saturday..they beat Calamus Wheatland 2-1, and lost to Durant Bennett 13-7.


MPHS baseball team fell twice to Muscatine on the Muskies diamond 6-5 and 11-7 Saturday.  First game Levi Parkevich was the losing pitcher.  Cale Christner had 3 hits and 3 RBI’s.  Game 2 Dalton Shull suffered the loss on the mound.  Cale Christner and Pat Canby each had 3 hits and Christner had 2 RBI’s.  MPHS plays JV & varsity baseball at Mediapolis.


Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union 2nd softball poll of the season:

Class 4A Mt. Pleasant is 7th, Fairfield 5th and Keokuk 9th.

CLASS 1A-New London 8th

CLASS 2A-Wapello 14th

CLASS 5A-Burlington 15th


Girl’s Soccer:

In Class 1A soccer Regional semi-final play Friday night Holy Trinity Catholic downed Fairfield 1-0 in overtime on a goal scored by Ali Randolf.  The Crusaders play #2 ranked Iowa City Regina in the Regional Final today at Regina.

Class 2A  Regional soccer Pella and N.D.-W.B.-Danville will play in the Regional Championship today at Pella.


AREA SOFTBALL TONIGHT:  Keokuk @ Washington, Ft. Madison @ Fairfield, Muscatine @ Burlington, New London @ West Burlington-Notre Dame, Centerville @ Van Buren, Central Lee @ Lone Tree.

AREA BASEBALL TONIGHT:  Mt. Pleasant @ Mediapolis, Notre Dame @ IMS, New London @ West Burlington, Central Lee @ Lone Tree, Ft. Madison @ Fairfield, Keokuk @ Washington,


Mt Pleasant Girls Basketball team is holding a Jr Panther Camp for all girls entering grades 4-8 June 20th-June 21st. For more information or to register, visit the Mt. Pleasant school website or contact coach Maynard.

Mt. Pleasant and Fairfield will battle in an Alumni Football game Saturday June 18th in Fairfield.  Advance tickets are on sale right now for $10 each from Alumni game participants. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. night of the game.