SPORTS MAY 18, 2016

Written by John Kuhens on May 18, 2016



The Mt. Pleasant girls’ soccer team rolled to an 11-4 victory over Mediapolis at East Lake Park Tuesday.  Three Panther players scored 3 goals each, Lauren Ralls, Shyla Hiller and Mary West.  Catherin Prough also had a goal and Mediapolis had an own goal.  Next action for the (8-8)  Panthers is tomorrow as they play Notre Dame-West Burlington at Tackleson Field in Burlington.


Mt. Pleasant boys’ soccer team scored a 7-2 win over Central Lee on the road Tuesday.  The (6-8) Panthers will next host #4 ranked Danville-New London tomorrow.


The latest boys’ soccer rankings has Columbus Community/Winfield Mt. Union ranked #3 in Class 1A, right behind them in #4 is Danville/New London, Dyersville Beckman is #1.  In Class 2A Ft. Madison is ranked 14th, Norwalk is #1.  In Class 3A Iowa City High is top ranked.


Two Keokuk High School Athletes have signed National Letters of Intent to play college sports.  Kolton Marlin signed with the UNI Panthers and Cam Sadeghi has signed to wrestle at American University in Fairfax, Virginia.


The Henry County Football camp is going to be held June 1st thru 3rd at the Maple Leaf Athletic Complex, it is open to students who will be entering grades 4 thru 6 in the fall of 2016.  With paid admission all campers will receive a camp T-Shirt,

Instruction and feedback.

This three day non-padded camp will focus on the technique that improves skill and

introduces young athletes to concepts of the sport.

Along with flexibility and speed training, all positions will be covered in the three day

camp, including special teams.

The Mt. Pleasant High School and Iowa Wesleyan University football staffs will be conducting the camp with the help from past and present high school and college players.  Cost is $35, registration forms are available at elementary schools and you can contact Shawn Striegel head coach at MPHS or Mike Richtman head coach of the IWU Tigers.


The WACO CSD Foundation will host a Golf Outing on Saturday, June 4th, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at the Washington Golf and Country Club in Washington, Iowa. The outing is a 4 person, best ball, shotgun start tournament. Registration begins at 2:00 p.m. and the golf begins at 3:00 p.m.

Funds raised will benefit WACO athletes and community with the construction of a weight room and fitness center.

Flag sponsors are appreciated on a first come, first serve basis. Team fees are $250.00 includes green fees, 2 carts and meal. $65/person to be assigned to a team. Registration form and additional information available at




The Iowa Wesleyan Tiger Athletic Club Annual Golf outing will be held Friday June 10th at the Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington.  Registration begins at 9 a.m.  A shotgun start begins at 10 a.m.  The post outing reception begins at 4 p.m.  The cost is $100 per player, $400 per team and there is a 36 team limit.  Golfers get 18 holes of golf with cart, box lunch, beverage tickets along with the post outing reception and raffle drawings.  There will also be a number of contests during the tournament.  Register online at