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Butche Places Fifth, Indians Host Sectional Championship

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Football Images by Glen Devitt . Image of Brennan Butche by Scott Hunt

Tribe Sports Report

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Cross Country . Brennan Butche ran for the second straight year at the IHSAA Cross Country State Finals in Terre Haute this past Saturday. Butche placed 5th (15:30) while representing Mississinewa, his team, and family with total class. Congratulations Brennan on another fantastic year.

 

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Football . The Mississinewa Indians defeated the Marion Giants for the first time in history at Fisher Field on Friday 21-14. The last meeting between these two teams was in 1974. Senior Cade McCoin had two passing touchdowns (Heisman Skeens and Cade Campbell), and he ran one in himself. Freshman kicker Andre Sallade kicked three PAT’s. The Indian’s defense made huge plays including fumble recoveries by Drew Castanon, Hunter Smalley, and Tobias Mead.

Girls Basketball . First year coach Omega Tandy and the Lady Indians open up play on their new court Wednesday with a scrimmage against Tipton (6:00pm, Live on MCSC Athletics YouTube). Their first official game is at Kokomo Taylor on Saturday.

RJB Basketball . Boys Basketball practice this week opens with 8th graders, daily, from 5:00-7:00pm. The 7th grade team will practice from 7:00-9:00pm.

Football Tickets . Pre-Sale tickets will again be available starting Tuesday, October 31 for this Friday’s Sectional Championship against Western. Tickets can be purchased at Mississinewa High School’s Main Office daily from 7:30am to 3:00pm. Deadline for Pre-Sale purchase is Friday, October 3 at Noon. Tickets may be purchased at the gate on Friday. Gates will open at 6:00pm.

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Today’s Sports Update

MLB . The Houston Astros defeated the Dodgers last night 13-12 in extra innings to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series. Game Six will be played in Los Angeles on Tuesday at 8:20pm (Fox) featuring Justin Verlander and Rich Hill.

NFL . Cincinnati defeated the Colts 24-23. Jacoby Brissett was 25-39 with one big Bengals interception late in the game.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers hosted the San Antonio Spurs and were victorious 97-94 led by Victor Oladipo’s 23 points on 7/14 shooting.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The latest AP Coaches Poll Top Five includes Duke, Michigan State, Kansas, Kentucky, and Arizona. Pre-Season top team Duke opens Friday, November 10 with a non-conference game against Elon. Local teams opening games are listed below:

  • Indiana vs. Indiana State . Friday, 11/10 . 7:00pm
  • Purdue vs. SIU-Edwardsville . Friday, 11/10 . 7:00pm
  • Butler vs. Kennesaw Sate . Friday, 11/10 . 7:00pm

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.

Holiday Weekend Recap

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


IMG_1580 (3)123_1Mississinewa 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.

Tonight’s Events
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