Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
Boys Basketball Sectional Tickets will be available for pre-sale at the Mississinewa High School Main Office. Weekend tickets are $10.00. Single session tickets will only be available at the event when you arrive at Norwell High School. Single session tickets are $6.00. Pre-sale tickets are now available until noon on Tuesday, February 27.
Coach Evertts and the Indians will face Heritage in the 3A IHSAA Sectional at Norwell High School. The team will play at 7:30pm on Tuesday, February 27.
Any student interested in the TRAP team can attend an informational meeting on Monday, February 26 at 6:00pm in the MHS Cafeteria.
Tennis Open Hitting for tonight is cancelled. Contact Coach Fleming with any questions.
RJB Girls Basketball . The 6th grade team defeated Montpelier 39-22 with McCarty leading the team with 11 points.
Tonight’s Events . MHS Boys Basketball hosts the Taylor Titans at 6:00pm tonight in the season finale for the Indians. Fans can watch live on MCSC Athletics YouTube. RJB Boys Basketball will send their 6th grade team to Riverview for a 6:00pm contest.
Today’s Sports World Update
Winter Olympics . The United States women’s hockey team defeated Canada last night to earn it’s first gold medal in 20 years. The game went into overtime and a shoot-out. Jamie Anderson won silver in snowboarding, the women earned silver in 2-man bobsled, and the women’s cross-country skiing team won it’s first ever gold medal. The U.S. moved into fourth place in the medal count while Norway tops the list with 33.
NCAA Men’s Basketball . The #9 Purdue Boilermakers, at 24-5, take on Illinois tonight at 7:00pm on Fox Sports One.
NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State Lady Cardinals continued their great season with a win over Western Michigan 85-58, and Purdue defeated Illinois 64-51. #5 Notre Dame faces Virginia Tech tonight at 7:00pm on the ACC Network.
NAIA Men’s Basketball . Indiana Wesleyan won big on Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the Crossroads League Tournament 102-77 over the Taylor Trojans. The Wildcats will face Huntington on Saturday at 3:00pm in Marion.
NAIA Women’s Basketball . The Lady Wildcats of Indiana Wesleyan slipped past Saint Francis on Tuesday 59-58 to face Taylor on Friday in the Semifinals of the Women’s Crossroads Tourney. That game will start at 7:00pm at Luckey Arena.
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