Erika Foy earns 1000 in tough weekend for Indians

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians hosted Oak Hill on Saturday. Erika Foy past the 1000 point mark during the game. She is only the fourth Lady Indian to surpass that mark in school history. Mississinewa came up short losing to the Golden Eagles 78-32. Foy had 12 points in the game. Tyler Bartel added 10 points to make up the bulk of the Lady Indians scoring. Bartel and Foy each had 4 rebounds while Ally Hewitt added 3 rebounds and 4 assists.

MHS Wrestling . The Indians competed in the Lapel Invitational on Saturday. The team went 0-5 on the day. Kyler Funk won the championship in his weight class.

Screen Shot 2017-12-11 at 8.18.51 AMMHS Boys Basketball . The Indians played three games at Oak Hill on Friday. The C-team lost 54-15, and the junior varsity won 38-34. Landen Swanner had 14 points and Payton Enser had 8. The varsity team was defeated Friday night 50-30 at Oak Hill. Jalen Martin and Thabit Gault scored 9 for the Indians.

Tonight’s Events . RJB Girls Basketball travels to McCulloch tonight for a 5:00pm start.


Today’s Sports World Update

NFL . The Indianapolis Colts battled in a blizzard against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday and lost in overtime 13-7. Jacoby Brissett was 11-22 for 69 yards with 1 touchdown. Frank Gore had 36 carries for 130 yards, and Marlon Mack led the Colts in receiving with 2 receptions on 20 yards.

NBA . The Pacers defeated the Denver Nuggets 126-116 in overtime. Victor Oladipo had 47 points on 15-28 shooting with 6 assists in his 45 minutes of play.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . #21 Purdue defeated IUPUI 86-61.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Purude lost to Ohio this weekend 77-71, and the Ball State Lady Cardinals improve to 9-0 as they defeat Oakland City 126-55.


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Featured Image and Boys Basketball Image provided by Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

 

Santa Slam 2017 Powerlifting Meet

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Coach Holloway would like to invite any interested Mississinewa High School student to participate in this event. The purpose of this event is to give our student-athletes the simulation/experience of an actual powerlifting meet according to IPA rules. The event will be ran in the format of an actual sanctioned IPA powerlifting meet with an emphasis on instruction and education of how to compete while the athletes have fun and support their peers.

To Register: Email Brooks Holloway and provide your anticipated weight at the time of weigh-ins, and your opening lift for each of the following…Squat, Bench, and Deadlift.

Athletes have 3 attempts per lift to accumulate the largest total possible.

  • Date: Saturday, December 23
  • Time: 8:00am until last lift is complete (apprx. 3:00pm)
  • Place: Mississinewa High School Indian Power House Fieldhouse
  • Faculty Supervisor: Brooks Holloway (brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us)
  • Cost: No cost
  • Eligibility: Any student or athlete currently enrolled at Mississinewa High School not currently in a winter sport. Spots are limited to the first 30 registrants.

Parents and visitors may attend to watch the competition.

Schedule

  • 8:00-8:30am . Athlete Weigh-Ins
  • 8:45am . Rules Meeting
  • 9:00am . First Lift (Squat, Bench, then Deadlift)

Wilks formula will be used to determine the top three overall with prizes to those three individuals. Winners from each weight class will also be recognized.

 

Wrestling Grabs First Win, Hoops Preps for Oak Hill

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Wrestling . The Mississinewa Indians hosted the Blackford Bruins last night and picked up their first win of the season 37-36. Gage Peterson, Hunter Ribble, John Hall, Jaheim Johnson, Kyler Funk, and Skylar Tackett all had individual wins for the Indians.

Tonight’s Events . MHS Boys Basketball faces off against Oak Hill in a CIC and county battle. The junior varsity and C-team will start at 6:00pm at Oak Hill High School followed by the varsity at approximately 7:30pm.

Saturday’s Events . MHS Girls Basketball hosts Oak Hill at 11:00am. This game will be live on the MCSC Athletics YouTube channel. MHS Wrestling is on the road to Lapel at 9:00am. Don’t forget that the RJB Boys Basketball Holiday Tournament has been cancelled and will not be played on Saturday.


Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Purdue defeated Valparaiso last night 80-50. This Saturday features several good match-ups in college basketball. Notre Dame plays Delaware, Butler faces Youngstown State, the Indiana Hoosiers play Louisville at 2:00pm on ESPN, Ball State plays Valparaiso, and the Duke Blue Devils face Boston College to remain at #1 in the nation at noon on ESPN.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State held onto their undefeated season with a win over Southeast Missouri State 69-56. The Lady Boilermakers will play Valparaiso tonight at 7:00pm. Butler will take on Wisconsin tonight at 7:00pm as well.

NBA . The Pacers play Lebron James and the Cavs tonight at 7:00pm. Indiana is 14-11 on the season.


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Featured Image provided by TribeTV student photographers.

 

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