Written by John Kuhens on September 13, 2015


Mt. Pleasant High School volleyball team went 2 and 2 at the Wilton Tournament.  MPHS beat IMS and Winfield Mt. Union.  They lost to Durant-Bennett and Wilton.
College football:

In their second game of the season, Iowa Wesleyan was on the road at Westminster College.   The Blue Jays handed Iowa Wesleyan their second loss of the season by a score of 27-6. The Tigers are now 0-2 on the season and 0-1 in conference play.  Iowa Wesleyan’s offense struggled against Westminster College, compiling 199 total yards of offense compared to the 407 yards by the Blue Jays.  Caleb Huss (SR/Pekin, IL) was 10-19 passing with an interception.  The Tigers were also just 4-15 on third down conversions on the day.  Iowa Wesleyan’s lone touchdown came with 00:38 seconds remaining in the second quarter.  Jeremy Gomez (JR/Dinuba, CA) hauled in a 9 yard reception from Caleb Huss.  The Tigers extra point attempt was blocked.  Larry Jackson (FR/Scott AFB, IL) led Iowa Wesleyan in rushing with 9 carries and 41 yards.  Huss had 19 carries for 28 yards to go along with his 94 yards in the air.  Leading the Tigers in receiving, was Bryson Oliver (FR/Aurora, IL), who had four receptions for 38 yards.  Tylor Hoyle (SR/Mt. Pleasant, IA) was the second leading receiver Hoyle caught three passes for 23 yards. Tigers will play their first home game of the season this Saturday, kickoff is set for 1 p.m. against the Panthers of Greenville, Illinois.  KILJ-FM 105.5 and will carry the game live.

Iowa beat Iowa State and UNI won 38-35 over Eastern Washington.