Written by John Kuhens on September 29, 2015

Davenport Assumption defeated the Mt. Pleasant Panther JV football team in Davenport last night 54-13.

Panther Scoring:

Reece McNamee 70 yd TD pass from Zac Beason (David Blancas PAT)

Damien Lorenzo 65 yd TD pass from Beason (PAT failed)

Passing stats:

Zach Beason – 14/22 for 356 yds (2 TDs)

Rushing leader:

Keegan Rich – 5 rushes for 34 yds


Damien Lorenzo – 4 catches for 110 yds (TD)

Reece McNamee – 2 catches for 97 yds (TD)

Tanner Ruby – 3 catches for 75 yds


Dalton Bass – 9 tackles/ 2 assists

Caleb Potts – 8 tackles

Luke VanNyhuis – 6 tackles


Reece McNamee (1)

Mt. Pleasant’s record is now 3-1

Their next contest vs. Clear Creek Amana Monday Night.


The latest Iowa high school football poll from the Associated Press has Class 4A topped by West Des Moines Dowling, Pella continues to be #1 in class 3A, Albia tops the 2A poll, Iowa City Regina is #1 in class 1A, class “A” has Algona Garrigan #1-undefeated Winfield Mt. Union is just 8 votes short of being in the top 10.  Newell Fonda is top ranked #1 in 8 man football.


The Mt. Pleasant Middle School 7th grade volleyball team hosted Fort Madison on Monday.

A” match

M.P. Lost in 2

Serving Stats:

Emma Pieper 3/5 1 ace

Ellie LIechty 5/5 serving and 1 kill

“B” match

Lost in two 

Serving Stats:

Maddie Milks 7/7 4 aces

Audrey Hake 1 kill

“C” match 

Lost in two 

Serving Stats:

Heather Sutherland 3/3 2 aces

Cristina Carthey 3/4 1 ace


The Middle School 8th grade volleyball team played at Ft Madison last night.

“A” match:  Mt Pleasant   21   21   (record 2-3)

Ft Madison    14   19

MP serving stats:  Maggie Cristoforo     9-12  (8 points)

Naudia Beachey       7-7   (5)

Reece Barton           7-8   (4)

Anna Goodman        7-7   (4)


“B” match:  MP   22   21   (3-0-2)

FM   20    16

MP SV stats:  Lexie Magnani           10-11  (8)

Samantha Broecker     9-9    (6)

Kenna Smith                9-9    (6)

Hannah Newman        8-11   (6)

“C” match:  MP   9     6   (1-4)

FM   21   21

MP SV stats:  Amber Fiedler   4-5  (3)



The Mt. Pleasant Community School sports schedule for today: The MPHS girls and boys cross country teams are running at Muscatine tonight against a field made up of the Muskies, Iowa City Regina, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Lone Tree, Marion, Mt. Vernon, Pleasant Valley and Cedar Rapids Xavier.  The Middle School cross country teams are running at Washington.  The Middle School 7th grade football team plays at Washington, the 8th grade football team hosts Washington.  The MPHS volleyball teams will also play at Washington in freshman, JV and varsity action.  Thursday:  Mt. Pleasant Middle School 7th grade volleyball hosts Aldo Leopold of Burlington while the 8th grade teams meet at Aldo Leopold.

The MPHS football team would like to thank are businesses and individuals for their support of the Thursday night pregame meals. This week’s food is being provided by Matt Schimmelpfenning from Quality Equipment.  Jeff Larkin at Press Box is providing Cheeseburgers and Chips for the players for dinner.  John Herman at Dairy Queen is providing Dilly Bars for dessert.