Written by John Kuhens on September 5, 2017

Club Championships were decided at the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club Monday.  The men’s championship was won by Kiley Miller over Bo Vitale.  The two were teamates at Iowa Wesleyan last year, Vitale is graduated and Miller returns for another season.  The 3rd place consolation match was won by Patrick Zelinski over Jim Becker.  The Presidents bracket was won by Rob Zeglen over Steven Cox.  On the women’s side Natalie Taylor won the championship over Gayle Rupp.

It’s a busy sports day today for Mt. Pleasant Community Schools.  The MPMS 7th grade football team host Mediapolis at 4:30 pm.  The MPMS 8th grade team hosting MEPO at 5:30 pm.  The MPHS volleyball team is hosting Washington in freshman, JV and varsity action beginning at 5:45 pm.


Keokuk High School is dropping it’s freshman football program for the rest of the season.  The team has experienced a drop in the number of players participating and will play just a varsity schedule the rest of the season.


Don’t’ forget there are Hunter Safety Courses coming up for Henry and Jefferson Counties.  Henry County’s class will be held on September 16th and Jefferson County on October 7th.  Contact your conservation office or recorder’s office for more info.


The Mt. Pleasant High School JV football team won 24-0 over Mediapolis on Evans Field Friday night.  Here are the stats from that game:

Panther Offensive leaders:

Brody Bender: 9/13, 120 yds passing, 30 yds on 7 carries, 2 TD

Logan Bass: 88 Yds on 18 Carries, 1 reception 14 yds

Zach Venghaus: 25 yds on 3 carries, TD

Jack Johnson: 1/1 3 yds passing, 34 yds on 5 carries, 1 reception 6 yds, 1 TD

Rylan Seberg: 1 reception 27 yds, TD

Rhett Zeglen: 2 receptions 23 yds

Brennan Bender: 2 receptions 30 Yds

Chase Williamson: 2 receptions 20 yds


Panther Defensive Leaders:

Jaden Davis: 8 Tackles, INT

Mason Mills: INT

Chase Williamson 4 Tackles

Brennen Bender: 3 Tackles

Jacob Simmons: 3 Tackles

Abe Wilson: 3

Tristan Scoval: 2 tackles, Fumble Rec