Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV
Tribe Sports Report
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MHS Football . The Indians fell in week one of the IHSAA football season to the Pendelton Heights Arabians 31-30 on Friday night. Junior Andrew Cruz rushed for a touchdown. Heisman Skeens ran in a touchdown and completed a pass to Cade Campbell for another score. Campbell added a rushing touchdown of his own. Sophomore Andre Sallade kicked for 3 PAT’s and a field goal. Defensively, Chris Pavey recovered a fumble that led to an Indian touchdown. Mississinewa will travel to New Haven for a big battle this Friday night at 7:00pm.
MHS Cross Country . At the Sports Plex in Muncie, the Indians cross country team competed in the “County Clash” on Saturday. The girls placed 3rd, and the boys placed 2nd. Aurora Fisher was a varsity medalist in 3rd place, Kara Dawson was 4th as a JV medalist, and Brennan Butche place 1st for varsity.
MHS Boys Soccer . First-year coach Jared Reel and the Indians traveled to Tri-Central on Saturday. The team won 17-1 with Colin Yoder netting 7 goals. Holden Brown scored 5 in another impressive individual performance. Noah Black, Noah Drake, Josh Terrell, Jeffrey Walton, and Cameron Sizemore each added a goal. Austin Long had a save in goal.
MHS Boys Tennis . Mississinewa played two match events on Saturday. The second event was a make-up contest with Kokomo. In the early match, the Indians lost 4-1 to Adams Central. Connor Murphy recorded the only win for the team with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 at 1-singles. The JV defeated the Jets 2-1. The Indians defeated the Kokomo Wildcats 3-2 in the afternoon match. Connor Murphy added another win on the day alongside John Oliver at 3-singles. Paxton Sample and Riley Fuqua took a victory at 2-doubles 6-0, 2-6, 6-2 to claim the team victory. The JV lost 2-1 to Kokomo.
Tonight’s Events . Volleyball travels to Bluffton tonight for a 6:00pm first serve with the Tigers. Freshman football is at home against Pendelton Heights, while the JV team travels to face the Arabians. Both football contests begin at 6:00pm.
Today’s Sports World Update
PGA Golf . Brandt Snedeker won the Wyndham Championship on Sunday shooting 21-under at Sedgefield in North Carolina.
Premiere League Soccer . Chelsea took the London derby on Saturday taking down Arsenal 3-2. The big result was Manchester United’s loss at B.H.A. on Sunday. The Red Devils brought the final score to 3-2 with a 95th minute penalty kick, but still left with one of the biggest upsets in recent action.
NASCAR . Kurt Busch finished first at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday after Kyle Larson took the pole in the Monster Energy Cup.
MLB . Here are the latest scores from around the midwest in Major League Baseball…
- Cleveland Indians 8-0 Baltimore Orioles
- Cincinnati Reds 11-4 San Francisco Giants
- Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Chicago Cubs
- Minnesota Twins 5-4 Detroit Tigers
- Chicago White Sox 7-6 Kansas City Royals
- Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 St. Louis Cardinals
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