Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Tribe Sports Report
Mississinewa High School Spring Athletics Media Day will be Wednesday, March 21. Local media and yearbook pictures will be taken. Yearbook photos will be done in the upper cafeteria, and media outlets will be set up in the gymnasium. Order forms will be available from all coaches and the main office.
By now all athletes should have an athletic physical for spring sports on file in the Athletic’s Office of Mississinewa High School. Coaches are planning for summer events and will have schedules out for everyone interested in summer activities.
Don’t forget that the IPH Fieldhouse is open during the summer, and athlete strength and performance training is held each morning. Official times will be released very soon. The fieldhouse will be open from 10:00am until noon from Monday, March 26 through Friday, March 30. See Coach Holloway for questions concerning Spring Break training hours.
The Tribe Sports Report and Tribe Sports Daily will be taking a break until the launch of the official Spring sports season. The blog and daily show produced by TribeTV will be back on Tuesday, April 3.
Tonight’s Events . There are no events until after Spring Break for Mississinewa Athletics.
Today’s Sports World Update
NCAA Men’s Basketball . The Round of 64 got underway yesterday with the only big upset being Buffalo defeating Arizona 89-68. #2 Purdue takes on Cal State Fullerton at 12:40pm today, and Butler will take on the #7 seed Arkansas at 3:10pm. The overall #1 seed, Virginia will launch it’s campaign against Maryland-Baltimore County at 9:20pm tonight.
NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State won their first game in the NIT as did Purdue and Indiana.
NBA . The Pacers lost to the Raptors 106-99 last night. Darren Collison scored 22 points for Indiana who fall to 40-29.
NASCAR . The Auto Club Speedway will host the Monster Energy Series at California on Sunday, March 18. Racing begins at 3:30pm on Fox.
PGA Golf . Hernik Stenson leads the field at the Arnold Palmer after shooting 8 under par. Tiger Woods tees off today at 1:00pm at 4 under.
MLB . The Chicago Cubs will be the first game to start on Opening Day of the 2018 season on Thursday, March 29 at 12:30pm as they travel to Miami. The game will be live on ESPN. Jon Lester is slated to start on the mound. Other games on Opening Day that are available on ESPN are Houston and Texas, San Francisco at Los Angeles, and Cleveland at Seattle.
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