SPORTS MAY 6, 2015

Written by John Kuhens on May 6, 2015

The MPHS girl’s soccer team defeated Ft. Madison 5-3 on the Bloodhounds home pitch. Shyla Hiler scored the 1st and last goals for the Panthers, Lauren Ralls scored a hat trick in between those to lead the M.P. offense. Tiffany Liechty had 14 saves in goal.

MPHS gir’ls tennis team dropped a conference match at Keokuk.
Keokuk won over Mt Pleasant 9-0, That drops the M.P. record to 1-8.
Keokuk defeated the MPHS boys tennis team 8-1, Panthers won a doubles match with Matt Thorne and Jarad Batty for their only point.
ON THE LOCAL SPORTS SCENE TODAY: THURSDAY: MPHS girls soccer at Burlington, Ft. Madison at MPHS boys soccer, MPHS boys tennis at Davis County, Middle School girls track at Ottumwa, MPHS girls and boys track ay Southeast Conference meet in Ft. Madison. FRIDAY: MPHS boy’s golf triangular at Ft. Madison, Notre Dame at MPHS boys tennis, MPMS 7th and 8th boys track at Washington.
On Saturday, June 13, the 2nd Alumni Football Game between Mt. Pleasant and Washington High School Alumni will be held on Evans Field at Mapleleaf Athletic Complex to benefit University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in Iowa City,Iowa.
The event is organized by Alumni Football USA, and will consist of a full contact
regulation football game, as well as various fundraising activities. The majority of event fundraising
comes from the presale of tickets, which will be available May 9, 2015 at Browns Shoe Fit,
Food Store, Anywhere Apparel, and Press Box Grill and Bar, all located in Mt.
Pleasant. For more information about the Alumni Football Game, please contact Nick Capaldo at (319)7951437.
Mt. Pleasant Panther 2015 boy’s Summer Basketball Camp registration is open for elementary thru high school boys. The 1st 1 week camp will be held June 22nd thru June 25th and week 2 will be July 13th thru 16th. Elementary camp is for 3rd thru 5th graders. Middle School camp for 6th thru 8th and High School camp is for 9th thru 12th graders. Camps will be conducted by Coach Paul Rundquist, and his staff. If you have questions contact coach Rundquist for more details.
The Iowa Wesleyan College Tiger Club will host a golf tournament on June 12, 2015 at Spirit Hollow Golf Course in Burlington, Iowa. The tournament will be organized by the athletic department, and the event will benefit Tiger student-athletes. Registration for the event is now available at and can be completed online or by mailing in the registration form. There is limit of thirty-six teams for the tournament. Contests will be held at several different holes throughout the course and will include hole in one, longest drive, longest putt, and closest to the pin. A cocktail reception will take place after the completion of play, and raffle drawings will be held at that time. Iowa Wesleyan would like to thank the sponsors for helping make this event possible. Matt Lafrenz , a Country Financial agent, and Two Rivers Bank and Trust will be recognized as the title sponsor for the event. Country Financial is also the sponsor for the hole in one contest.
On Sunday May 3rd the Mt. Pleasant Golf and Country Club will host the Darrel Brown Memorial 3 man best shot tournament for members and non-members. Tee off is at 10 a.m. the cost is $60 per team. Sunday May 17th is the women’s opening day best shot tournament with a 10 a.m. tee off. Memorial Day Monday May 25th there is a men’s 3 man best shot tournament for members and non-members at 8 a.m. for $60 per team. A 4 couple alternating best shot tournament will be held at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $80 per team for members and non-members.