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.
Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
Featured Image by Andrew Evertts via Twitter
On Friday, Indians Football traveled to Blackford for another CIC match-up. The Indians won 47-3.
Saturday was a tough day for Boys Tennis. The team competed in the Fort Wayne Carroll Invitational. Paxton Sample was the only Indian to come away with a victory. Sample was 2-1 with his only loss coming from a super tie-break to Homestead. The Indians are 7-4 on the season and compete next at Maconaquah on Wednesday.
Loss to #5 Homestead 5-0
Loss to #28 Delta 4-1
Loss to #25 Concord 4-1
Homestead won the tournament by defeating Mississinewa, #12 Cathedral, and #9 Fort Wayne Carroll.
Mississinewa Cross Country ran in the Marion Invitational on Saturday. Brennan Butche broke the school record and the Grant County record by running 15:26 and finishing in 4th place in the Elite Division. Mississinewa Boys finished 15th in the Purple Division. The Lady Indians finished 13th with the best finish coming from Aurora Fisher (8th) with a time of 19:53.
Mississinewa Volleyball competed in the Kay Saunders Classic hosted by the Wes-Del Warriors on Saturday. The team finished 2nd to an undefeated Hagerstown after a very good run throughout the day.
Championship: Lost to Hagerstown (25-15, 20-25, 7-15)
Defeated Blackford (25-12, 25-9)
Defeated Tipton (25-14, 25-18)
Defeated Wes-Del (25-11, 25-13)
Girls Soccer hosted Whitko on Saturday in game one of a doubleheader with the guys team and came away with a win 3-1 on three goals by Webb. Boys Soccer lost on the morning to Manchester 9-1.
Cross Country at the Oak Hill Invitational . 4:30pm
Girls Golf at Alexandria . 5:00pm
RJB Football 8th Grade at Blackford . 6:00pm
RJB Volleyball at Riverview . 6:00pm
RJB Cross Country at the Oak Hill Invitational . 4:30pm
Mississinewa Indians are committed to offering a high level of summer training for all athletes and students to enhance overall health and performance. IHSAA Moratorium Week is the week of July 4th. No student or athlete in any Mississinewa Schools are permitted to train with a coach or in any of the MCSC facilities during this week.
Athlete & Football Training
Training for athletes who intend on playing sports in any of the 2017-18 seasons should attend this session. Full Calendar
Open IPH Training
Alternative training time held by Mr. Holloway. Athletes should report to the Athlete Training session (see other calendar). Open IPH Training will be used for advanced strength and conditioning. Full Calendar
Mississinewa High School, and Athletics Director Chanse Young are providing one informational and registration form for all summer camps this year. There are several opportunities for youth to participate in a variety of sports. Please return all forms to the Mississinewa High School Athletics Department. Questions may be directed to Chanse Young (Email Now) or the coach of each individual sport (see the form for contact info).
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Monday, May 22, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
On Saturday, the annual Grant Four baseball and softball tournaments were to be played, but weather through a nasty curve ball at the events.
Indians Baseball started the day off with a win over Oak Hill 6-3 before the weather ended the day for all teams. Eastbrook and Madison Grant will play tonight at Madison Grant at 5:00pm. The winner will then travel to Taylor University to face Mississinewa in the Championship at approximately 7:00pm.
JV Baseball defeated Madison Grant 25-0 in the first game. Seth Maddox pitched a five-inning shut-out. Eastbrook and Oak Hill will finish their weather-delayed contest tonight at Mississinewa at 5:00pm with the championship to follow against the Junior Varsity Indians.
Softball lost to Oak Hill 14-9 on Saturday. The softball tournament was completed on Saturday. The Lady Indians will play in the IHSAA Sectional at Norwell on Tuesday.
The Junior Varsity Softball Grant Four was cancelled. The JV Lady Indians finished the season 9-2 (6-0 CIC).
The Trailside Junior High Golf Championship was won by R.J. Baskett on Saturday with some great rounds posted by our Indians. Congratulations!
Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
JV Baseball Grant Four . Eastbrook vs. Oak Hill at Mississinewa at 5:00pm (4 innings) Winner playing Mississinewa immediately after.
Baseball Grant Four Championship at Taylor University . 7:00pm (apprx.)
RJB Softball at Taylor . 5:30pm
Weather for Tonight’s Events: Sunny, 68º
Mississinewa Boys Basketball finished the season 16-8 as they lost to Bishop Luers at the IHSAA Bellmont Sectional on Friday night 50-71. Jerod May led the Indians with 20 points while Thabit Gault earned a double-double with 16 rebounds and 11 points. For a full report from Eric Hinderliter on Friday’s game visit the Chronicle Tribune.
On Tuesday night, the Mississinewa Indians battled the Heritage Patriots in a slow, low-scoring contest. The Indians came out on top 26-24 to advance to Friday’s semi-final match-up with Ft. Wayne Luers (game time is 6pm). Tickets at Bellmont are $10 for the complete sectional and $6 for the session.
On Tuesday, February 28 the Mississinewa Boys Basketball team will play Heritage in the opening game of Sectional 23 at Bellmont High School in Decatur, Indiana at 6:00pm. TribeTV will have a live stream of the game on TheCube with Dalton Bishop announcing. WATCH HERE! (featured image by Glen E. Devitt)
The February 20th School Board meeting, which can be replayed on TheCube,gave Mississinewa a look at several new coaches that will be added at the younger levels. Congratulations and welcome are in order to the following individuals:
- Jason Line – 7th Grade Baseball
- Kyle Zabst – 8th Grade Baseball
- Brittany Drake – 7th Grade Softball
- Tori Stanley – 8th Grade Sotball
- Larry Bryant – R.J. Baskett Wrestling
- Shawn Smith & Brad Smith – Assistant RJB Wrestling Coaches
The Missisinewa Boys Basketball team lost the final game of the season last night to the New Castle Trojans 53-63. The fourth quarter was the downfall of the Indians as they were outscored 21-8 after winning two out of the first three quarters. Thabit Gault led the Indians with 18 points. Elijah Bounds and Nolan Young contributed 9 points each. Mississinewa ends the season 15-7 as they head into sectional play at Bellmont where they will face Heritage on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00pm.
The JV lost in a very close game 51-52. The Indians completed a full court pass to earn a shot at the win from within 5 feet, but the shot rattled in and out. Larry Dean and Tyler Sizemore were the top scorers with 9 points each. The JV team ends the season at 15-7.