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Weekend Recap: Girls Basketball Wins Big

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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Football . The Mississinewa Indians tremendous season came to an end Friday in Greenwood, Indiana as the Woodsman upended their semi-state hopes 34-27. With hundreds of Mississinewa fans in attendance and over 700 watching at home, the Indians fought hard for their fans and came out on a mission. Dustin Patton seamed to ignite the fans with an early defensive show, as the Indians claimed early control. In the end, touchdowns from Senior Cade McCoin as well as three from Heisman Skeens were not enough to overcome Greenwood. Junior Sam Tarpein added 3 extra points for the Indians.

Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians defeated Maconaquah 93-26 on Saturday. The Junior Varsity also won 49-31. Girls basketball will be on the road at Bluffton early this week before another two-game stretch this weekend at home. Both home games can be watched live on MCSC Athletics YouTube.

There are no events tonight (Monday, November 13).

Today’s Sports Update

NBA . The Pacers lost to Houston last night 118-95. Victor Oladipo led the Pacers with 28 points.

NFL . The Pittsburgh Steelers defeated the Colts 20-17 on Sunday. Chester Rogers had one reception on 104 yards with a touchdown for Indianapolis.

NCAA Football

  • Indiana 24-14 Illinois
  • Purdue 13-23 Northwestern
  • Notre Dame 8-41 Miami

NCAA Men’s Basketball

  • Purdue 111-42 Chicago State
  • Butler 85-75 Princeton
  • Indiana 86-77 Howard

Mississinewa Football image courtesy Scott Hunt . Marion Chronicle-Tribune

Lady Indians Drop Home Opener

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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Girls Basketball . The Mississinewa Lady Indians lost to Wabash last night 58-48 in their home opener. Mississinewa was outscored 41-19 in the second half. Erika Foy led the Indians with 17 points and 15 rebounds. Tyler Bartel added 16 points.

Watch the replay now on MCSC Athletics YouTube.


Winter Sports . All winter sports are now in season with wrestling hold practices in the IPH Fieldhouse. R.J. Baskett girls and boys basketball have also begun.

Today’s Sports Update

NBA . The Pacers lost to the Pistons 114-97 last night in Detroit. Former Hoosier, Victor Oladipo led the Pacers with 21 points on 8-21 shooting. Indiana faces the Bulls on Friday in Chicago.

NCAA Mens Basketball . The 2017-2018 season officially opens for a majority of the nation on Friday. Preseason number one Duke hosts Elon. Ball State travels to Dayton, Indiana hosts Indiana State, Kennesaw State will be in Indy to play Butler, and the SIU-Edwardsville Cougars will be at Mackey Arenas for an opener with Purdue.

Special Announcement

The Tribe Sports Report and Tribe Sports Daily will be back on Monday with a full report on the weekend including the 4A Football Regional at Greenwood and the Lady Indians battle with Maconaquah on Saturday. We encourage everyone to watch TribeTV on TheCube or on TribeTV’s YouTube Channel tomorrow at 7:30am for the 2017 Veterans Day Program presented by Mississinewa Community Schools.

Featured Image courtesy of Scott Hunt . Marion Chronicle-Tribune

Indians Face Greenwood in Regionals

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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MHS Football . The Mississinewa Indians defeated the Western Panthers 41-39 to claim a Sectional Championship. This was the team’s first title since 1988. Senior quarterback Cade McCoin rushed for three touchdowns and completed two passing touchdowns to Heisman Skeens. Skeens also rushed in a touchdown. Freshman Andre Salade continued his good form by kicking five PAT’s. On defense, the big play of the game was an interception by Cade Campbell to seal the title. Campbell also rushed for over 275 yards in the game. The Indians face the Greenwood Woodsmen in the Regional on Friday, November 10 at 7:00pm in Greenwood.

MHS Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians opened the season with a 75-54 win at Kokomo Taylor on Saturday. They continue the season when they host Wabash on Wednesday at 6:00pm.

Regional Football Ticket Information . Pre-Sale tickets are available starting Tuesday through Thursday from 7:30am to 3:30pm at Mississinewa High School in the Main Office. Pre-Sale ends on Friday at noon. Tickets are $8.00. Contact the Mississinewa High School Athletic Department at 765-674-2248 for questions.

Sectional Championship Shirts . “Party like it’s ’88!” shirts are on sale Monday and Tuesday for $10. The general public can order shirts from the Athletics Department. Students may order shirts during all lunch periods.

Fall Banquet . The Mississinewa High School Fall Sports Banquet scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed. A new date and time will be released soon.

There are no events scheduled for tonight.

Today’s Sports Update

NFL . The Indianapolis Colts defeated the Houston Texans 20-14 on Sunday. Jacoby Brissett was 20-30 with 308 yards and two touchdowns. Ty Hilton had five receptions on 175 yards with two touchdowns.

NBA . Indiana lost to New York last night 108-101. Thaddeus Young had 18 points for the Pacers.

Featured Image by Glen Devitt Photography