SPORTS SEPTEMBER 24, 2017

Written by John Kuhens on September 24, 2017

Penn State scores with no time left to beat Iowa 21-19.

MacMurray defeated the Iowa Wesleyan football team Saturday in Jacksonville, Ill by a score of 32-14, Wesleyan trailed at halftime 12-7.  Tanner Holden scored both Tiger touchdowns catching passes of 7 and 29 yards.  Wesleyan is now 1-3 overall and 1-2 in the conference.

5th ranked New London won the Southeast Iowa Super Conference volleyball tournament Saturday with a 2-1 win over 6th ranked Holy Trinity Catholic in the championship match.  1st time in 9 years that New London has won the title.

Mt. Pleasant High School volleyball team played in the Burlington Tournament.  Panthers lost all 4 matches they played against Galesburg, Fairfield, Davis County and Burlington.

Iowa Wesleyan hosted their first triangular of the 2017 season Saturday.  Greenville University and Monmouth College were the visiting teams.  IW was unable to pull off the upset in the opening match the day, falling to Greenville 3-1. The Tigers fell in their second match as well, suffering a 3-0 loss to Monmouth.