Even though the Boys Baseball game was postponed last night (rescheduled for Wednesday, April 12 at 5:00pm, Watch Live on TheCube), the Lady Indians still battled.
Mississinewa Softball defeated Wabash 13-1 on the road. Foy and Leavitt teamed up for a no-hitter. Bennett and Foy were 3-3 at bat, and McKee, Patton, and Sands were each 2-4. The Lady Indians had 15 hits. The JV Softball team lost to Western 7-9.
The Girls Tennis team defeated Bluffton 4-1 at BHS preparing for the in-county contest on Thursday against #25 Marion. Haleigh Rowley, Heidi Rowley, and Maggie Herring all came away with Singles wins with Katie Powell and Gabby Stephenson at the #2 Doubles position. The JV team also won 5-1.
RJB Soccer also played last night against Western losing 1-3.
Progress on the new turf field and track project continues. Below is aerial footage from the brand new TribeTV DroneOne. Scheduled completion of the project is for late July.
On Tuesday, April 4 the Lady Indians opened the season hosting Wapahani. The Lady Indians won 19-3.
Lady Indians – 20 hits, 2 KOs, 2 walks
Patton 4-4 . triple and 3 RBIs
Sands 3-4 . 2 doubles and 3 RBIs
Tann 2-4 . triple and 3 RBIs
David 3-4 . 3 RBIs
Goble & Stanley 2 hits each
Skeens, Bennett, Leavitt, Foy 1 hit each
Erika Foy pitched a complete game and gave up 1 hit and 2 walks while striking out 3.
The Lady Indians play Lewis Cass next on Saturday, April 8.
Here are the team pictures for the 2017 Spring Season at Mississinewa High School. Fans can access these pictures on Twitter, Facebook, and the individual team pages as well. Go Indians!
Over Spring Break, Brennan Butche placed 15th at the Indoor Track & Field State Meet in Bloomington at Indiana University. Mississinewa Track & Field open up their outdoor season very soon. Don’t forget that all of their meets are away this year. Good job Brennan!
Mississinewa Community Schools Spring Break
March 17-27, 2017
(Reminder that there is no school this Friday, March 17 or Monday, March 27.)
Spring Media Day for Mississinewa High School athletics will be held on Thursday, March 30 beginning at 2:30pm. Coaches will receive information and a schedule of pictures over Spring Break.
All spring sports are now in-season. Softball and Baseball will officially kick-off the season on Saturday, April 1, 2017. Track, Tennis, and Golf will open up play the following week. Please check the team web pages for more schedule information.
Construction Reminder: Please be cautious as construction and other operations are scheduled to begin very soon on the football field and track.
On Monday, Mississinewa athletes competed in the annual Spring Bash Weight Meet hosted by the Mississinewa Football team. Muncie Central , Elwood, Tipton, Jay County, and Twin Lakes competed alongside Mississinewa in four events; 40 yard dash, power clean, squat, and bench press. Muncie Central took home the top team award as well as the top individual performance from Xavier Cleaves. Mississinewa earned second as a team, and below are the top five individual performances from the Indians.
- Tyce Nicholson (5th Overall)
- Sean Shrout (9th Overall)
- Cade Campbell (16th Overall)
- Cade McCoin (17th Overall)
- Heisman Skeens (22nd Overall)
- Rounding out Mississinewa’s Top Ten: Brandon Hewitt, Dustin Patton, Evan Wilkins, Caden Bell, Weston Lockwood
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