Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Football . The Mississinewa Indians defeated the Western Panthers 41-39 to claim a Sectional Championship. This was the team’s first title since 1988. Senior quarterback Cade McCoin rushed for three touchdowns and completed two passing touchdowns to Heisman Skeens. Skeens also rushed in a touchdown. Freshman Andre Salade continued his good form by kicking five PAT’s. On defense, the big play of the game was an interception by Cade Campbell to seal the title. Campbell also rushed for over 275 yards in the game. The Indians face the Greenwood Woodsmen in the Regional on Friday, November 10 at 7:00pm in Greenwood.
MHS Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians opened the season with a 75-54 win at Kokomo Taylor on Saturday. They continue the season when they host Wabash on Wednesday at 6:00pm.
Regional Football Ticket Information . Pre-Sale tickets are available starting Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30am to 3:30pm at Mississinewa High School in the Main Office. Pre-Sale ends on Friday at noon. Tickets are $8.00. Contact the Mississinewa High School Athletic Department at 765-674-2248 for questions.
Sectional Championship Shirts . “Party like it’s ’88!” shirts are on sale Monday and Tuesday for $10. The general public can order shirts from the Athletics Department. Students may order shirts during all lunch periods.
Fall Banquet . The Mississinewa High School Fall Sports Banquet scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed. A new date and time will be released soon.
There are no events scheduled for tonight.
Today’s Sports Update
NFL . The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Houston Texans 20-14 on Sunday. Jacoby Brissett was 20-30 with 308 yards and two touchdowns. Ty Hilton had five receptions on 175 yards with two touchdowns.
NBA . Indiana lost to New York last night 108-101. Thaddeus Young had 18 points for the Pacers.