Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV
Tribe Sports Report
MHS Wrestling . Mississinewa took part in the Elkhart Memorial Invitational on Saturday where they placed 5th unofficially as a team. Courtland Smith took first place at 145, while Kyler Funk and Andruw Cruz took second. Nick Coulter earned a third place finish in the tournament.
MHS Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians took on Oak Hill on the road Saturday in a CIC contest in which the Lady Eagles entered highly ranked and locked in on the defensive leaderboard. Mississinewa lost 63-23 after nearly two quarters of scoreless play. Ally Hewitt led the Lady Indians with 7 points. The junior varsity dropped their contest to Oak Hill earlier that morning.
MHS Boys Basketball . Coach James Reed picked up his first win of his career against the State Champion Oak Hill Eagles on Friday night. The Indians captured a CIC victory 69-60 forcing 25 Eagle turnovers. Colin Yoder had a stand-out performance with 15 points including some work behind the arc that turned up the energy in the gymnasium. The JV also won 38-33.
Tonight’s Events . RJB Girls Basketball will host McCulloch tonight while the boys hit the road to take on the Wabash Apaches. Both junior high events will start at 6:00pm.
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Today’s Sports World Update
NFL . Indianapolis moved to 7-6 with a win over the Texans 24-21 this weekend. Andrew Luck was 27-41 with 399 yards and 2 touchdowns. T.Y. Hilton had 9 catches for 199 yards. The Colts face Dallas in Indy on Sunday, December 16 at 1:00pm (FOX).
NCAA Football . The only game this week was an Armed Services event. Army defeated Navy 17-10 on Saturday. On Saturday, December 29th #2 Clemson will take on #3 Notre Dame in the first semifinal of the CFP in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl at 4:00pm (ESPN). #4 Oklahoma plays #1 Alabama at 8:00pm in the Capital One Orange Bowl to finish off the mathup in the national championship (ESPN).
NBA . The Pacers will host the Washington Wizards tonight at Bankers Life at 7:00pm. Indiana is 16-10 and 8-4 at home.
NCAA Men’s Basketball . The big story this weekend was the fall of #1 Gonzaga on Sunday to the #7 Vols of Tennessee 76-73. Admiral Schofield led all scorers with 30 points in the win. Kansas will most likely top the rankings today as the new top team in the nation.
NHL . Boston took down the Senators 2-1 in overtime on Sunday while New Jersey lost to Anaheim in a shootout 6-5.
Soccer . After Week 16 in the EPL, Liverpool still sits atop the table by one point over Manchester City with one game left today between Everton and Watford.Golf . Jon Rahm won the Hero World Challenge this weekend at Albany. Rahm took home $1 million with a 4 stroke win over Tony Finau.
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