Category Archives: Spring Sports

Girls Tennis in Championship, Softball drops two to Vikings

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Girls Tennis . The Lady Indians marched into the sectional championship last night by defeating the Marion Giants at Marion High School 3-2. Mississinewa had trouble at the start, but the team rallied to support each other in a come-back effort. Haleigh Rowley, Heidi Rowley, and Tyra Stanley served up wins to place the Lady Indians in the championship event tonight against the Madison Grant Argylls. The team is now 14-2 through season and tournament play.

MHS Softball . Mississinewa lost 5-2 to Huntington North last night after the Lady Vikings big fourth inning which finished Cierra Vasquez’ night. Vasquez pitched 4 innings allowing 7 hits and 2 walks while striking out 2 batters. Jenna Berryhill came in and tried to help out the team, but the Lady Indians ran out of time at the plate. Madison Stanley went 3-3 with a home run. Amaya David was 1-2, and Shelby Goble went 1-3 with an RBI.

JV Softball lost for the first time all season last night 5-3 at Huntington. Ireland Thien took the loss on the mound giving up 3 hits and 4 walks with 8 strikeouts. At the plate, Thien, Herring, and Hickman added a hit for the Lady Indians.

Tonight’s Events . Boys Track & Field will compete in the Indiana Wesleyan IHSAA Sectional tonight starting at 5:30pm. Softball will travel to Eastern, as their JV squad will host Northwestern. JV Baseball plays at Kokomo, and RJB Softball will host Western at 5:30pm. Mississinewa will host the JV Baseball and Softball Grant Four events this weekend starting at 9:00am on Saturday.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Houston Rockets took Game Two last night in Texas 127-105. James Harden scored 27 for the Rockets while Kevin Durant added 38 in the Warriors effort. The Series is now tied 1-1. Conference Finals will continue this weekend with the East playing on Saturday followed by the West on Sunday.

NHL . The Golden Knights went up 2-1 in their series with the Winnipeg Jets last night with a 4-2 win. Five players had 2 points while Marc Andre Fleury added 33 saves. Tampa Bay and Washington continue their series tonight on NBC Sports at 8:00pm as the Capitals are up 2-1.

PGA Golf . The AT&T Byron Nelson tournament began today at Trinity Forest in Dallas. Billy Horschel is the defending champion. The first group teed off at 8:00am. The featured groups including Horschel began play at 8:45am.

NASCAR . The Cup Series will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday for an evening race in the Monster Energy Open. Racing begins at 6:00pm on Fox Sports One.

Indy Car . The Indianapolis 500 is a week and a half away as the flag will drop at noon on Sunday, May 27. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is expecting a tremendous crowd yet again as the points leader Josef Newgarden and last year’s winner Takumo Sato of Andretti Autosport roll in to town.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Chicago white Sox (Leury Garcia 2-3, HR, RBI)
  • St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 Minnesota Twins (Tommy Pham 2-5, HR, RBI)
  • Cleveland Indians 6-0 Detroit Tigers (Trevor Bauer-win, 8 IP, 0 ER, 10 Ks, 0 BB)
  • Cincinnati Reds 6-3 San Francisco Giants (Adam Duvall 2-4, 3 RBIs, HR)
  • Atlanta Braves 4-1 Chicago Cubs (Kris Bryant 3-4, RBI)

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Girls Track success at IWU, Softball rained-out

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

Softball was cancelled last night for both the high school and middle school teams. The Lady Indians will not make up their game against Southwood.

MHS Track & Field . The 2018 IHSAA Girls Track & Field Sectionals were held last night at Indiana Wesleyan. Mississinewa will be sending five girls through seven events to the regionals. Carli Fones won the 100m and 200m. Beth Lucas won the 100h and 300h setting a school record in the 300 with a time of 47.35. Haleigh Skeens won the long jump. Aurora Fisher won the 3200m setting a school record in a time of 12:24.12. Fones, Lucas, and Skeens joined Alayna Webb to win the 4x100m Relay in a school record time of 51.64.

Tonight’s Events . Softball will travel to Huntington with the junior varsity team to take on the Vikings starting at 5:00pm with the JV game to follow. Girls Tennis will face Marion in the IHSAA Sectional tonight at Marion High School. Blackford faces Madison Grant in the other side of that bracket. Baseball plays at Kokomo Taylor at 5:00pm. RJB Softball rounds out the evening with a road game in Hartford City starting at 5:30pm.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . Lebron James scoring 42 points couldn’t stop the Celtics from winning Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals last night 107-94. Al Horford ignited Boston in the 4th quarter to pull away after a late-game flagrant foul from J.R. Smith. Jaylen Brown led Boston with 23 points. Game Three will be on Saturday in Ohio at 8:30pm on ESPN.

Golden State faces Houston in Game Two tonight at 9:00pm on TNT. The Warriors lead the series 1-0.

NHL . Tampa Bay won last night 4-2 to take Game Three from the Capitals last night. Washington still leads that series 2-1. Victor Hedman had 3 points with a goal and two assists. The Winnipeg Jets will be in Las Vegas for Game Three tonight at 9:00pm on NBC Sports Network. The Jets and Knights are tied at one game each.

NASCAR . The Cup Series will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday for an evening race in the Monster Energy Open. Racing begins at 6:00pm on Fox Sports One.

Indy Car . The Indianapolis 500 is a week and a half away as the flag will drop at noon on Sunday, May 27. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is expecting a tremendous crowd yet again as the points leader Josef Newgarden and last year’s winner Takumo Sato of Andretti Autosport roll in to town.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 7-0 Chicago White Sox (Jose Abreu 2-4, 2B)
  • Detroit Tigers 9-8 Cleveland Indians (Rajai Davis 3-6, 2 RBIs, 2B)
  • Chicago Cubs 3-2 Atlanta Braves (Kris Bryant 2-4, Carl Edwards win)
  • Minnesota Twins 4-1 St. Louis Cardinals (Carson Kelly 1-2, RBI)
  • San Francisco Giants 5-3 Cincinnati Reds (Eugenio Suarez 2-3, HR, 2 RBIs)

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Boys Golf defeat Alex, JV Lady Indians shrink the Giants

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Boys Golf . Mississinewa defeated Alexandria last night 161-211. Josh Dakin was the medalist with a 39. Bryce Luedtke and Ty Corey shot a 40. Justin Dakin shot a 42, and Breyton Berryhill rounded out the scores with a 45.

MHS Softball . The Lady Indians lost to Northwestern last night 6-5 in 8 innings. Cierra Vasquez pitched 4 innings giving up 2 hits and 3 walks with 6 strikeouts. Jenna Berryhill finished the game striking out 6 and allowing 5 hits and 3 walks. Lexi Cruzan went 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Amaya David hit a home run while batting 2-2 and adding a double and 2 RBIs. The varsity softball team is now 12-10.

The JV team cruised past Marion yesterday 27-0 in 5 innings. Kandis Downam served up the win on the mound giving up only 2 hits while striking out 4 Lady Giant batters. Amaris Hickman was 3-5 to lead the team at the plate. Katie Hosier, Kaycee Sands, Madison Dotterweich, Alivia Rice, and Haley Herring all had 2 hits.

RJB Athletics . No results were reported for R.J. Baskett events. RJB Soccer did not play, as the opponent did not show up.

Tonight’s Events . Lady Indians Track and Field will compete at Indiana Wesleyan University in the IHSAA Sectional Meet tonight starting at 5:30pm. Softball travels to Southwood for a 5:00pm game, and the RJB Softball team will Maconaquah.


Today’s Sports World Update

Screen Shot 2018-05-15 at 9.05.42 AMNBA . Golden State defeated the Rockets 119-106 in Game One of the Western Conference Finals last night. Kevin Durant scored 37 points as the Warriors took control in the second half even with an impressive 41 from James Harden. Game Two is Wednesday at 9:00pm (TNT) as Houston tries to reclaim some home court pride. Cleveland and Lebron James will try to bounce back at Boston tonight in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals at 8:30pm (ESPN).

NHL . The Vegas Knights evened the series last night with Winnipeg in a 3-1 win. Game Three of the series is scheduled for Wednesday as Tampa Bay takes on the Washington Capitals tonight for Game Three of their series. Washington leads 2-0.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Atlanta Braves 6-5 Chicago Cubs (Albert Almora Jr. 3-4, 2 RBIs, HR, Kris Bryant HR)
  • Detroit Tigers 6-3 Cleveland Indians (Greg Allen 3-4, Jose Ramirez HR)
  • San Francisco Giants 10-7 Cincinnati Reds (Barnhart, Schebler, Duvall HRs)

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