Funk advances, Indians win, and RJB claims titles

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Just a reminder that Coach Arbogast and the MHS Track and Field team will be holding a call-out meeting on Tuesday, February 6 at 2:40pm in the Pit at MHS. See Coach Arbogast with any questions.

MHS Wrestling. Courtland Scott and Skylar Tackett wrestled well at the Peru Regional on Saturday, but will not advance with Kyler Funk. Kyler placed third and will represent Mississinewa this upcoming weekend in the Ft. Wayne Semi-State. The mat opens at 9:00am on Saturday at the Ft. Wayne Coliseum. Good luck Kyler and Coach Funk.

MHS Boys Basketball . The Junior Varsity team defeated Delta on Saturday 55-47 to move to 13-3 on the season. Collin Yoder led the way with 15 points. Coach Evertts and the Indians finished the afternoon by completing the sweep of the Eagles, winning 56-45. The Indians have now won six in a row. Thabit Gault led the Indians with 21 points. Freshman Landon Swanner scored 13 points. Mississinewa faces Marion at Bill Green Arena on Tuesday. Fans can catch the action on MCSC Athletic’s YouTube provided by TribeTV.

DVJnu_sVQAEGe4QRJB Boys Basketball . The Junior Indians brought home two titles on Saturday from the Maconaquah Tournament. The 7th grade team started the day with a championship followed by a great performance by Dakota Ancil (30 points, 12 rebounds) to lead the 8th grade squad to a second title on the day.

DVIP_O9VoAA1limRJB Girls Basketball . The 7th grade Girls Basketball team earned their first CIC title in school history by defeating Alexandria 19-12. Lia Luchetti had 9 points to lead the young Lady Indians. Congratulations to Coach Kimes and the team for setting this historical mark for R.J. Baskett Middle School.

DVJoAiXVoAAEvsyTonight’s Events . RJB 6th grade Boys Basketball will travel to Oak Hill at 6:00pm to battle the Eagles. This game will be played at Swayzee.


Today’s Sports World Update

r323844_608x342_16-9NFL . The Philadelphia Eagles won Super Bowl 52 over the New England Patriots 41-33. Nick Foles was crowned the MVP after going 28-43 for 373 yards with 3 touchdowns. Tom Brady had 505 yards in the Patriots loss as a couple late drives were halted by the Eagles defense.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers play tonight against the Wizards at 7:00pm. Both teams are having a similar season at 30 wins each.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The Indiana Hoosiers face Rutgers tonight at 7:00pm. The 12-12 Hoosiers can be watched on the Big Ten Network.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . The Lady Hoosiers defeated Northwestern in overtime 78-73 over the weekend. Purdue defeated Illinois 73-54, Butler lost to Seton Hall 75-64, and #5 Notre Dame beat a tough Duke team ranked at #19, 72-54 to round out local women’s college basketball.

NAIA Basketball . Indiana Wesleyan defeated Huntington 100-73 on Saturday. The Lady Wildcats game with Huntington was a little bit closer but IWU won 67-64. Taylor University won 93-73 over Mount Vernon Nazarene. The Lady Trojans won big as well, defeating Mount Vernon 90-53. Taylor faces the Wildcats on Tuesday as the Lady Trojans will travel to Indiana Wesleyan on Wednesday for a 7:00pm tip in each competition.


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Indian Wrestlers ready for Regionals

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

There were no events last night in Indian Athletics. Just a reminder that Coach Arbogast and the MHS Track and Field team will be holding a call-out meeting on Tuesday, February 6 at 2:40pm in the Pit at MHS. See Coach Arbogast with any questions.

RJB Girls Basketball . There is a schedule update for the 7th grade girls this Saturday. The CIC Championship will be at 10:45am on Saturday at Alexandria.

Tonight’s Events . There are no events tonight. This weekend, MHS Wrestling will send Kyler Funk, Courtland Scott, and Skylar Tackett to the Peru Regionals at 9:00am Saturday morning. MHS Boys Basketball will host the Delta Eagles at 11:00am. Indians basketball can be watched on MCSC Athletics YouTube. RJB Boys Basketball will compete in the Maconaquah Tournament starting at 9:00am.


Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The big game this weekend is #5 Michigan State at Bloomington against the Indiana Hoosiers on ESPN, Saturday at 8:00pm. The Spartans are 9-2 in the conference and are the favorite to win the game especially after winning 85-57 in the first meeting.

NBA . At 29-23, the Pacers are the favorite to win tonight against the Hornets. That game starts at 7:00pm.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . #5 Notre Dame defeated North Carolina last night 94-62. Purdue upset #13 Michigan 81-79 in overtime. The Butler Lady Bulldogs host St. John’s tonight at 7:00pm.

NAIA Basketball . Indiana Wesleyan will host Huntington University on Saturday. Women’s Basketball kick-off the afternoon at 1:00pm followed by the Men. The same scenario is true just down the road in Upland where Taylor will host Mount Vernon Nazarene.


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Lady Indians fall to Giants in Sectional

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Coach Arbogast and the MHS Track and Field team will be holding a call-out meeting on Tuesday, February 6 at 2:40pm in the Pit at MHS. See Coach Arbogast with any questions.

MHS Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians lost last night to Marion in the opening round of the IHSAA Sectional at Bellmont 60-23. Holli Greer had 7 points to lead the Lady Indians followed by Freshman Taylor Ulerick with 6. Mississinewa finishes their season 11-12.

Tonight’s Events . RJB Boys and Girls Basketball will send it’s 6th graders to Tipton tonight. The boys will only play an A-game. Those contests are set to start at 5:30pm. Looking ahead to the weekend, MHS Wrestling will send Kyler Funk, Courtland Scott, and Skylar Tackett to the Peru Regionals at 9:00am Saturday morning. MHS Boys Basketball will host the Delta Eagles at 11:00am. Indians basketball can be watched on MCSC Athletics YouTube. RJB Boys Basketball will compete in the Maconaquah Tournament starting at 9:00am.


Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . #3 Purdue made it 18 in a row last night by defeating Maryland 75-67. Isaac Haas had 20 points on 8 of 14 shooting. The Butler Bulldogs took down Marquette 92-72 with a 23 point performance from Tyler Wideman.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers edged out the Memphis Grizzlies 105-101. Bojan Bogdanovic scored 21 points on 7 of 12 shooting to lead the Pacers.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball Sate moved to 18-3 on the season with a 97-65 win over Akron last night. #5 Notre Dame will face North Carolina tonight on the ACC Network at 7:00pm. The Lady Boilermakers take on #13 Michigan tonight at 8:00pm.

NAIA Basketball . Indiana Wesleyan’s women lost to Marian last night 56-75. The Taylor Lady Trojans defeated Saint Francis 66-61. The men and women from both Indiana Wesleyan and Taylor are in action on Saturday.


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Girls Basketball open IHSAA Sectional

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

There were no events last night in Indian Athletics. Coach Arbogast and the MHS Track and Field team will be holding a call-out meeting on Tuesday, February 6 at 2:40pm in the Pit at MHS. See Coach Arbogast with any questions.

RJB Boys Basketball . The 6th grade Boys Basketball game against Frankton tonight has been cancelled. No make-up date is set.

Tonight’s Events . MHS Girls Basketball travels to Bellmont to take on the Marion Giants at 6:00pm in IHSAA Sectional 23. Watch live on MCSC Athletics YouTube provided by TribeTV. 6th grade Boys Basketball hosts Frankton at 6:00pm tonight as well.


Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Indiana lost to Ohio State last night 71-56. Devonte Green has 20 points in the Hoosier’s loss. Ball State defeated Toledo 75-63. Tahjai Teague had 21 points to lead the Cardinals. Tonight, #3 Purude faces Maryland at 8:30pm on the Big Ten Network. Butler plays Marquette on Fox Sports One at 9:00pm.

NBA . At 28-23, the Indiana Pacers take on the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at 7:00pm in Indianapolis. Lance Stephenson is still on the day-to-day injured list as of Tuesday. Indiana is sitting at third in the Central Conference behind Milwaukee and the struggling Cleveland Cavaliers.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State Lady Cardinals face Akron tonight at 7:00pm. Fans can watch on ESPN3.

NAIA . Indiana Wesleyan men’s basketball defeated Marian in double-overtime 87-82. Taylor fell to St. Francis 58-89. The Lady Wildcats travel to Marian tonight for a 7:00pm contest. The Lady Trojans are also on the road tonight to St. Francis.


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RJB Girls Hoops advance in CIC

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

RJB Girls Basketball . The 6th grade team played Kokomo last night at R.J. Baskett and won both games. The A-Team won 48-16. Sophia Morrison scored 14 points. The B-Team also won 10-2. The 7th and 8th grade girls kicked off CIC Tournament play with wins over Blackford. The 7th grade Lady Indians won 34-28. Bushman had 14 points. The 8th grade girls won 46-30. Sophia Corey had 15 points. Both teams will play at Eastbrook on Wednesday in the Eastbrook High School gymnasium. The 7th grade team plays at 6:00pm, and the 8th grade squad will play at 7:15pm.

MHS Boys Basketball . The Freshman Boys Basketball team played Frankton last night and won 45-27.

Tonight’s Events . There are no events tonight for RJB or Mississinewa High School. Don’t forget that the Lady Indians face Marion in the IHSAA Girls Basketball Sectional 23 at Bellmont on Wednesday at 6:00pm. TribeTV will have live coverage.


Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Indiana faces #17 Ohio State tonight at 7:00pm. Hoosiers can catch that game on ESPN2. Ball State takes on Toledo at 7:00pm on ESPN3.

NBA . The Pacers beat the Hornets last night 105-96 to move to 28-23. Victor Oladipo scored 25 points in the win. Blake Griffin was the big story last night as it was released he has been traded to the Detroit Pistons from the Clippers.

NAIA . The Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats face Marian tonight at 7:00pm on the road. Taylor Men’s Basketball travels to St. Francis. The Indiana Wesleyan Women play Wednesday at Marian along with the Lady Trojans who travel to St. Francis.


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