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Girls Basketball Launches Season

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Featured Image courtesy Coach Omega Tandy via Twitter

Tribe Sports Report

There were no events last night in Mississinewa athletics. TribeTV, an IHSAA approved broadcaster for tournament football, is working with Frankfort High School to bring you a live stream of this Friday’s sectional football game. Stay tuned for more information as we approach game day.

Lady Indians Basketball held it’s first day of practice and try-outs yesterday with first-year coach Omega Tandy. The girls have been training and holding pre-season workouts leading up to opening day for quite some time now. Good luck to Coach Tandy and the Lady Indians in the upcoming season.

There are no events for tonight.


Professional Sports Update

The New York Yankees won last night 8-1 highlighted by an Aaron Judge 3-run blast. The ALCS continues tonight on FS1 at 5:00pm followed by the NLCS at Wrigley Field with the Dodgers up 2-0. First pitch in Chicago is at 9:00pm on TBS.

Colts fans were disappointed last night in another loss to the Titans this time 36-22. The Colts are now 2-4 on the season. Brissett was 21 of 37 with 212 yards and one touchdown.

Football Win Big, Cross Country Advance Two, and Volleyball Battles

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Indians Football closed out the regular season with a CIC victory at Alexandria 69-20. Cade McCoin had four touchdown passes. Heisman Skeens (3), Cade Campbell (2), Jay Jones, and Chris Pavey rounded out the scoring for the Indians. Mississinewa plays Frankfort on the road in the first round of sectionals this Friday at 7:00pm. The winner of that game will play either Marion or Delta, and could be a chance for the Indians to play again at Fisher Field early in the tournament.

  • Scout Defense Award – John Hall & Tobias Meade
  • Scout Offense Award – Noah Wise & Bryce Luedtke
  • Warrior of the Week – Cade McCoin, Jay Jones, Heisman Skeens
  • Special Teams of the Week – Bruce Luedtke
  • Lineman of the Week – Evan Wilkins & Dustin Patton
  • 6 Second Player – Andre Salade
  • Bone Crusher Award – Dustin Patton
  • Hammer Award – Dustin Patton

Lady Indians Volleyball ended the season in the second round of sectional action on Saturday against Heritage in three straight sets.

Cross Country will send two runners to the Semi State event in Ft. Wayne this upcoming weekend. Brennan Butche won the boys race at 15:26.3. He will travel north with Aurora Fisher who battled back this season to advance with a great performance on Saturday.

Congratulations Mississinewa Boys Tennis, Isaac Torres for being selected to participate in the Indiana Senior All-Star Classic on November 4th at DePauw University. Torres was also recognized as an All-District honoree along with the doubles pair of Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison.

R.J. Baskett Boys Basketball try-outs begin October 24th. Girls Basketball try-outs begin November 6. See the R.J. Baskett Front Office for more information.

Registration is open for the Ole Miss Youth Sports basketball season. Check them out on Facebook for registration links.

There are no events for Monday evening.


Professional Sports Update

The Yankees return to New York down 2-0 to the Houston Astros after two huge battles this past weekend in the American League Championship Series (ALCS). Game time tonight is 8:00pm (FS1) with Morton facing off against Sabathia on the mound.

The Chicago Cubs will return to Wrigley in the National League Championship Series (NLCS) with a 2-0 deficit to overcome as Justin Turner launched a walk-off, three-run blast in the bottom of the 9th inning last night to give the Dodgers the advantage. Darvish will take on Hendricks on Tuesday at 9:00pm (TBS).

The Tennessee Titans host the Indianapolis Colts for Monday Night Football (NFL) at 8:30pm (ESPN). Both teams enter the game with a 2-3 record.

On Wednesday the Indiana Pacers will host Brooklyn at 7:00pm. (NBA)

RJB Football Wins Big

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Volleyball Image courtesy Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

Tribe Sports Report

RJB Football won big last night against Frankton in both the 7th and 8th grade games. The 8th grade won 44-8 and 7th, 18-6.

RJB Volleyball defeated Southern Wells last night in both the 7th and 8th grade matches.

  • Tonight’s Events
    • 6th Grade Volleyball vs. Justice . 6:00pm

Professional & College Sports Update

  • Major League Baseball
    • The Cubs and Nationals division series game was rained out last night and will be played today at 4:00pm (TBS).
    • The New York Yankees travel back to Cleveland to take on the Indians tonight at 8:00pm (FS1) in Game 5 of the division series. CC Sabathia and Corey Kluber are set to start on the mound in what has turned out to be a great series.
  • World Cup Soccer
    • The United States Men’s Soccer team lost to Trinidad last night 2-1. The lone goal was scored in the 47th minute by Christian Pulisic. This loss means that the US Men’s team has now failed to qualify for the next world cup.
  • Men’s College Basketball
    • The FBI investigation continues across the college basketball realm hitting hard at Louisville, who lost two five-star recruits. Jeff Borzello reports that the impacts are ever-increasing across the country as the 2017-2018 season gets set to tip off. Full Article

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Volleyball and Cross Country Prep for Big Weekend

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

The Tribe Sports Daily Show on MCSC Athletics YouTube channel will be live at 10:00am the rest of this week and then move to 1:00pm next Monday. Tune in for a live report of all Mississinewa athletics events and the professional sports update.


JV Football was the only event last night. The Indians hosted Frankton. MCSC Athletics is still waiting on the results of that game.


Mississinewa will host Sectional 23 for IHSAA Volleyball starting Thursday. The entire tournament can be watched live on TribeTV (listings below) as well as MCSC Athletics YouTube. Bishop-Luers and Norwell open up play on Thursday at 6:00pm followed by Marion and Bellmont. The Lady Indians play Saturday against Heritage at approximately 11:30am. Doors open, for all sessions, one hour before first serve.  Tournament Weekend Passes are $10 each and Session Passes cost $6. Fans are asked to enter either doors 10 or 14.

  • TribeTV Viewing Schedule on TheCube
    • Thursday’s First Round Session . 6:00pm . Watch Live
    • Saturday’s Second Round Session . 10:00am . Watch Live
    • Saturday’s Championship Match . 4:00pm . Watch Live

Cross Country Regionals will be ran at Indiana Wesleyan University this Saturday starting at 10:30am. Brennan Butche, Jon Tucker, and the entire Girls Team will race. Go Indians!


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Volleyball at Southern Wells . 5:00pm
  • RJB Football vs. Frankton at Mississinewa High School . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

  • NFL
    • Minnesota defeated Chicago at Soldier Field for Monday Night Football 20-17. Case Keenum went 17-21 with 140 yards for the Vikings.
  • MLB
    • Houston ended the season for the Boston Red Sox yesterday in a 5-4 win. They await the winner of the Yankees and Indians on Friday.
    • The Yankees tied the series last night with Cleveland 7-3 and will play on Wednesday in a Game 5 situation.
    • The Chicago Cubs went up 2-1 in their series with the Washington Nationals yesterday with a 2-1 win late in the game off a Rizzo single, and overcame a great performance by Max Scherzer.
    • Los Angelas clinched their series against Arizona late last night in a 3-1 win, and now await the winner of the Cubs and Nationals.
  • NBA
    • The Indiana Pacers lost 107-97 to the Detroit Pistons last night. Damien Wilkins led the Pacers with 14 points.
  • NHL
    • In Hockey, Colorado beat Boston 4-0, St. Louis won 3-2 over the Islanders, New Jersey defeated Buffalo 6-2…Toronto, Tampa Bay, and Winnipeg were also winners.

Tribe Sports Daily Weekend Report

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Featured Image from @GoMHSIndians on Twitter
Cross Country Image courtesy of Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

Tribe Sports Report

Mississinewa Football will look to close out the CIC and regular season this Friday at Alexandria after rolling past Frankton this weekend 69-0 at Fisher Field. The Indians are now 6-2 (4-2 CIC) on the season. Heisman Skeens, cade Campbell, and Cade McCoin were very active on the offensive side of the ball, but a huge story was laid when Dustin Patton scored his first touchdown of his career and Jay Jones completed a 73 yard touchdown while being left wide open. The defense held their opponent scoreless for the third straight game. If Mississinewa wins the opening round they could play at home again in the sectional Semifinals against either Delta or Marion.

  • Scout Defense Player of the Week – John Hall
  • Scout Offense Player of the Week – Jaheim Johnson & Bryce Luedtke
  • Warrior of the Week – Dustin Patton & Heisman Skeens
  • Lineman of the Week – Evan Wilkins
  • Six-Second Player Award – Cade McCoin
  • The Bone Crusher Award – Dustin Patton

Girls Soccer battled Western in the IHSAA Sectional Championship on Saturday at Marion High School. Beth Lucas scored the lone goal for the Lady Indians as Mississinewa came up short to the Panthers in a 3-1 loss.


Lady Indians Volleyball are the 2017 Grant Four Champions after defeating Madison Grant (26-24, 27-25, 20-25, 23-25, 15-8) in the morning session, and then overcoming the hosts Oak Hill in the championship match (19-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-20). Erika Foy had 36 kills and 14 digs on the day. Kirsten Lockwood had 27 kills and 5 blocks. Emily Taylor recorded 17 digs.


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Indians Cross Country had several success stories at the Indiana Wesleyan IHSAA Sectional on Saturday. As a team the boys finished 6th place. Brennan Butche was the Sectional Champion at 16:17.1 and will advance to Regionals along side Jon Tucker. The girls placed 5th and will advance as a team to Regionals. Carli Fones was the top finisher at 22:09 for the Lady Indians.


Tonight’s Events

  • JV Football vs. Frankton . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

NBA

  • The Pacers, who are 2-0, travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons tonight at 7:00pm.

NFL

  • The Colts defeated the 49ers on Sunday 26-23 to move to 2-3 on the season. Peyton Manning was honored during the game.
  • Minnesota will play Chicago at Soldier Field for Monday Night Football at 8:30pm on ESPN.

MLB

  • Boston took game 3 against the Astros on Sunday to cut into Houston’s lead at 2-1 with a big 10-3 win.
  • New York won 1-0 last night over Cleveland. The Indians are still up 2-1.
  • The Nationals evened up the series with the Cubs on Saturday with a 6-3 win.
  • Los Angelas is now up 2-0 on Arizona after winning 8-5 on Saturday.
  • All series continue today, Houston-Boston at 1:00pm, Chicago-Washington at 4:00pm, New York-Cleveland at 7:00pm, and Los Angelas-Arizona at 10:00pm.

Girls Soccer will Play for Title

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Photo by RJB Tennis Coach John Stark . RJB Boys Tennis undefeated in 2017.

Tribe Sports Report

Boys Tennis duo of Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison lost last night 6-2, 6-2 to a very solid Alexandria pair in the IHSAA Individual Doubles Sectional title match at Marion High School. Morrison will be a Junior next year for the Indians as Graves will graduate as part of back-to-back CIC champion teams.


Lady Indians Soccer opened up an IHSAA Sectional run last night at Marion High School with a win over Maconaquah 5-0. That win places the girls in the title match on Saturday at 7:00pm against Western.


Lady Indians Volleyball defeat Frankton in straight sets at both JV & Varsity levels. Varisty sets went 25-22, 25-23, and 25-14.

  • Erika Foy 16 kills, 9 digs
  • Halle Planck 12 kills, 4 blocks, 1 ace
  • Kenzie Skeens 39 assists, 2 digs

RJB Volleyball 7th and 8th grade teams defeat Oak Hill at home. RJB Tennis Girls won 4-1 over Lapel, and the RJB Boys Tennis team won 3-2 to finish the season undefeated. Tennis winners included John Oliver, Hayden Rowley, Riley Fuqua & Evan Stanley, Madison Fuqua, Ella Frantz, Sophia Morrison, and Brayley Bushman & Taylor Kern.


Tonight’s Events

Saturday’s Events

  • MHS Cross Country Sectional at Indiana Wesleyan University . 9:30am
  • MHS Volleyball Grant Four Tournament at Oak Hill High School  . 1:30pm
  • MHS Girls Soccer Sectional Championship vs. Western at Marion High School . 7:00pm

Professional Sports Update

MLB
Houston 8-2 Boston . Astros lead the series 1-0
Cleveland 4-0 New York . Cleveland lead the series 1-0

NBA
Pacers face the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road at 7:30pm.

NFL
New England 19-14 Tampa Bay. Indianapolis Colts host San Fransisco on Sunday at 1:00pm on Fox.

Boys Soccer Season Ends, Tennis Doubles Still Serving

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Photos by Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

Tribe Sports Report

Boys Soccer faced a tough Marion Giants soccer side last night in the IHSAA Sectional at Oak Hill High School. The Indians season came to an end with a 10-0 loss.


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Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison will continue their IHSAA tournament run tonight in the IHSAA Boys Tennis Sectional Finals against Alexandria in the #1 Doubles event. The pair defeated Winchester last night at Marion High School 6-1, 6-4. Graves and Morrison will begin action tonight at 4:30pm.


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Tennis at Lapel . 5:00pm
  • RJB 6th Grade Volleyball at Elwood . 5:30pm
  • MHS Volleyball at Frankton . 6:00pm
  • RJB Volleyball vs. Oak Hill . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

MLB
Arizona defeated Colorado 11-8 in the National League Wild Card game. The American League Division Series kick off tonight with the Red Sox at Houston and the Yankees in Cleveland. Astros fans can watch on the MLB Network at 4:00pm while the Cleveland and New York series will start at 7:30pm on Fox Sports 1.

NFL
New England travels to Tampa Bay for Thursday Night Football on CBS starting at 8:00pm.

NBA
The Pacers defeated the Bucks 104-86 last night. Lance Stephenson had 17 points and 6 rebounds. Indiana plays next on Friday at Cleveland.

Lady Indians Fall to Pendelton

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

Tribe Sports Report

Lady Indians Volleyball experienced some late-season struggles as they fell last night to Pendelton Heights 4-1. The junior varsity had a little better luck with a 2-1 win. The Lady Indians finish out CIC action on Thursday against Frankton on the road. The IHSAA Sectional 23 agenda was released yesterday, and the Lady Indians, who drew Heritage, will play on Saturday, October 14 at 11:30am at Mississinewa High School. If the team should advance to the championship, that game time is 4:00pm on the same day.


There was no report from R.J. Baskett on the results of the football and volleyball contests.


Ole Miss Youth Sports would like to invite everyone out to the Pigskin Classic to watch our 6th Grade Football team play this Saturday, October 7th at Mississinewa High School. Kick-off for the first game is at 12:30pm. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children above 5 years of age.


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Tennis at Madison Grant . 5:00pm
  • JV Volleyball Grant Four at Oak Hill High School . 5:30pm
  • Boys Soccer vs. Marion at Oak Hill High School IHSAA Sectional . 7:00pm

Professional Sports Update

MLB
New York 8-4 Minnesota (AL Wild Card). The Yankees will face Cleveland in the division series. Colorado will face Arizona tonight at 8:00pm (TBS) in the National League Wild Card game.

NBA
Pacers open up the season tonight at Milwaukee at 8:00pm.

NFL
The Patriots (2-2) will face off against the Buccaneers (2-1) for Thursday Night Football. The Colts host San Francisco at 1:00pm (Fox) on Sunday.

JV Football Rolls Past Eagles, Lady Indians Draw Heritage

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

Tribe Sports Report

As the varsity Indians had the night off, the youth at Mississinewa competed in a few events. JV Football cruised to a victory over the Oak Hill Eagles 50-0, but the Freshman C-Team lost a close one 10-8.


Mississinewa Volleyball found out their fate for the IHSAA Sectional 23 in which they will host. The Lady Indians drew Heritage in the second round, and a win would mean an automatic pass to the championship. Fans of all teams can watch the entire sectional live on TribeTV and MCSC Athletics YouTube.


Tonight’s Events

  • MHS Volleyball vs. Pendelton . 6:00pm . Watch Live on TribeTV or MCSC Athletics YouTube
  • RJB Football at Oak Hill . 6:00pm
  • RJB Volleyball at Eastbrook . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

NFL – Monday Night Football
Kansas City 29-20 Washington

NBA
The Pacers open up the season at Milwaukee on Wednesday. The Bucks are 0-1 on the season.

MLB
New York hosts Minnesota in the American League Wild Card game tonight on ESPN at 8:00pm. Ervin Santana will face off against Luis Severino on the mound.

 

Indians Hunt Down CIC Victory, Volleyball, Cross Country, and Girls Soccer Success

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

Indians Football traveled to Oak Hill on Friday to battle the Eagles in a CIC match-up. Mississinewa won 60-0 in a game where the Indians totaled over 600 all-purpose yards. Heisman Skeens scored five touchdowns for the Indians helping the team overcome 13 penalties throughout the game, which was a minor hiccup for the victory. The “Cade’s” continued to have great performances as Campbell and McCoin both added huge offensive contributions. The Indians drew Frankfort (0-7), in the IHSAA opening round of sectional. Frankfort will host that game on October 20th.


Volleyball fought off the Eastern Comets to win 3-2. The junior varsity squad also won 2-0. Varsity sets were 25-14, 22-25, 19-25, 25-10, 15-11. Halle Planck rallied 14 kills, 3 blocks, and 3 aces for the Indians. Erika Foy had 13 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks, and an ace. Kenzie Skeens accumulated 41 assists and Madison Stanley added 12 digs.


Cross Country had a great performance at Indiana Wesleyan in the CIC races this weekend. The big story was Brennan Butche repeating as CIC Boys Champion with a time of 15:55.8. Johnathan Tucker and Jacob Ehmer also earned All-Conference along with Carli Fones who placed 8th in the girls race (21:12.1).


Girls Soccer picked up a late goal by Beth Lucas to defeat Taylor 1-0. The girls prepare for Sectionals this week against Maconaquah in the opening round of play.


RJB Tennis Boys and Girls both defeated Manchester and the RJB 7th Grade Volleyball team won the 2017 CIC Championship.


There are no event’s tonight, but Indians are back in action on Tuesday. Don’t forget to tune in daily at 10:00am on MCSC Athletics YouTube for Tribe Sports Daily with Brooks Holloway and the TribeTV crew.