Weekend Schedule Washed? Weekly-Athletics Forecast

FullSizeRenderMississinewa Athletics saw several cancellations and postponements over the weekend, including a rare two-hour delay on Friday. Below is this week’s schedule, and take a look at this week’s weather outlook.

*Home Events

Monday, May 8
Baseball at Marion is Postponed
RJB Golf vs. McCulloch at Shady Hills . 5pm
JV/Varsity Softball Doubleheader at Frankton . 5:30pm
JV Baseball vs. Marion . 5:30pm


Tuesday, May 9
Baseball vs. Elwood . 5pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)
Girls Tennis at Southwood . 5pm <<<POSTPONED
JV Baseball at Blackford . 5pm
JV/Varsity Softball Doubleheader vs. Elwood . 5pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)
RJB Golf vs. Blackford at Shady Hills . 5pm


Wednesday, May 10
Boys Golf vs. Taylor . 4:30pm
Girls Tennis at Frankton . 5pm
JV Baseball vs. Madison Grant . 5pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)
Softball at Daleville . 5pm
Track & Field CIC at Oak Hill . 5:30pm


Thursday, May 11
RJB Golf vs. Oak Hill at Arbor Trace . 4:30pm
Baseball at Eastbrook . 5pm
JV Baseball vs. Tipton . 5pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)
JV/Varsity Doubleheader at Eastbrook . 5pm


Friday, May 12
Girls Tennis vs. Western . 5pm
JV Softball at Blackford . 5pm
Softball vs. Northwestern . 5pm (Watch Live on TribeTV) <<<CANCELLED


Saturday, May 13
Girls Tennis at the Concordia Invitational . 9am
Baseball Doubleheader at Homestead . 10am
Boys Golf CIC at Oak Hill . 2pm

Golf, Baseball, and Tennis Win Big

Thursday, May 4, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Girls Tennis hosted Blackford last night in a CIC match that proved fairly easy for the Indians. Four out of the five varsity courts were shutouts in the Lady Indians 5-0 win (4 total points on the One-Doubles court for Blackford). The JV also defeated Alexandria 7-0. Coach Fleming and the Lady Indians are now 10-3 (3-1 CIC) on the season.


Baseball had another huge night, bringing home a 14-1 win at Southern Wells. The Indians scored 10 runs in the first inning. Nolan Young had 3 hits and 3 RBIs. Lucas Richards and Cade McCoin had 2 hits each, and McCoin added a homerun and 2 RBIs. Trey Jones got the win on the mound striking out 4 on 1 earned run. The JV game against Tipton was cut short due to weather.


Josh Dakin was the medalist (38) last night for the Boys Golf team as they defeated Madison Grant (CIC) 178-215. Bryce Luedtke shot a 45, followed by Doak Labarr (47), and Braden Henry (48). The closest Madison Grant score to Dakin’s excellent round was a 45. The JV (three-man team) also won 186-192. Wesley Steeley shot a 55, A.J. Cragun shot a 60, and Devon Dill recorded a 71.

  • Tonight’s Events
    • Boys Golf vs. Eastbrook was cancelled last evening.
    • Baseball at Frankton has been moved to Grand Park in Westfield at 5:30pm.
    • JV/Varsity Softball Doubleheader at Frankton starting at 5:30pm.

Baseball Bombs 6, Track & Field at Oak Hill, Lady Indians in CIC Action

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Indians Baseball was on the road last night at Oak Hill High School. The Indians hit six home runs to defeat the Golden Eagles 10-6, and pick up a great CIC win. Two of those home runs were hit by Nolan Young, and one grand slam by Lucas Richards.

Gallion win on the mound
Young (2HR), Nemes (HR), Smith (HR), McCoin (HR), L. Richards (HR)


Softball lost to Oak Hill last night 9-14. Foy had the complete game giving up 13 hits, striking out 3, and walking 1. The Indians defense made seven errors at Oak Hill. Their next game is Thursday at Frankton. JV Softball defeated Oak Hill 11-7.

Skeens (2-4, 2RBIs), Patton (2-4), McKee (2-3)


Girls Tennis traveled to Alexandria (CIC) where they swept the singles spots and won a super tie-break at #2 Doubles to win 4-1. The Lady Indians are 9-3 (2-1 CIC) heading into tonight’s home match with Blackford. The JV also won last night 5-2.

One Singles – Haleigh Rowley 6-2, 6-1
Two Singles – Heidi Rowley 6-2, 6-0
Three Singles – Maggie Herring 6-1, 6-1
One Double – Powell/Stanley 1-6, 2-6
Two Doubles – Briz/Stephenson 6-4, 5-7, 10-5


Oak Hill came out on top of the 3-Way Track & Field event last night with Alexandria and Mississinewa. The Lady Indians placed second as a team (Oak Hill 92, Mississinewa 38, Alexandria 26). Carli Fones won the 100m along with the relay team in the 4×400.

Boys Track & Field placed third (Oak Hill 70, Alexandria 55, Mississinewa 31). Skeens won the Long Jump, McClung grabbed first in the High Jump, and Cowgill took the 100m.


Tonight’s Events
Boys Golf at Madison Grant . 4:30pm
JV Baseball vs. Tipton . 5:00pm . Watch LIVE on TribeTV
Baseball at Southern Wells . 5:00pm
Girls Tennis vs. Blackford . 5:00pm

Rainy Weekend for Indian Athletics

Monday, May 1, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Friday evening was the Grant Four Track & Field event. Mississinewa Boys & Girls both placed third with a score of 37. There were a lot of great performances by the Boys, but no event winners. The Girls were lead by a great performance by Carli Fones. Fones won the 100m, 200m, and set a school record in the 400m (1:02.44).

The only event to occur on Saturday without postponement was Girls Tennis. The Lady Indians played Frankfort at the Howard County Indoor Tennis Center winning 5-0. Their next match is Tuesday at Alexandria. The JV Lady Indians tied 1-1 with Abigail Tignor winning her singles match.

Golf & Tennis Drop CIC Match-Ups

April 28, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Boys Golf competed against county and CIC opponent Oak Hill last night losing 185-170. Mississinewa was led by Josh Dakin (39) who was two shots off the medalist Adam McDivitt (37), followed by Breyton Berryhill (47), Braden Henry (48), and Doak Labarr (51). The JV also lost with A.J. Cragun and Devon Dill shooting a 64, and Wesley Steely topped the JV shooting 55. Boys Golf compete next at the Taylor Invitational this Saturday at 9:00am.

Madison Grant defeated our Lady Indian Golfers last night 4-1. Here is Coach Bruce Fleming on the action, “Haleigh Rowley gave the Indians a quick and short-lived lead with her victory at #1 singles.  Madison Grant immediately tied the score with a win at #3 singles.  The second sets at the remaining three positions were competitive but all favoring the more experienced Argyles.” JV also lost 5-3. Heavyn Miller was the only Singles winner. Tennis is now 7-3 on the season (1-1 CIC) and will play in the Peru Invitational on Saturday.

Batch Ceesay signed last night his commitment to Bluffton College to play basketball and continue his academic career. Congratulations to Batch and his family!

Indians Sweep Bruins in CIC Action

Baseball and Softball hosted the Blackford Bruins on Wednesday evening in contests that were supposed to be tonight, Thursday, April 27. Each team earned a big CIC win, and the Baseball team captured the CIC plate.

Softball defeated Blackford 8-3. Erika Foy pitched a complete game allowing only three hits and giving up two walks while striking out nine. Offensively: Mallory Sands (3-3, 3 doubles, 4 RBIs), Kenzie Skeens (2-3), Kait Leavitt (2-4, double, RBI), Shelby Goble (2-4, double), and additional hits coming from Riley McKee, Darcie Patton, and Amaya David.

The Baseball team came from behind to win 4-3. Garrison Smith got the win on the mound going seven innings and striking out nine. Leading the offense: Garrison Smith (2 HRs, 3 RBIs), and Cade McCoin (2 hits, 1 RBI).

RJB Boys Track & Field defeated both Blackford and Madison Grant (MHS 62, BHS 37, MGHS 37). Event winners are listed below.

110 Hurdles: Elijah Standridge
100m: Elijah Standridge
4x100m Relay: Elijah Standridge, Garrett Johnson, Josh O’Connell, Randall Turner
400m: Ian Fetterhoff
200m: Josh O’Connell
High Jump: Seth Workman
Long Jump: Elijah Standridge

Indians Win Across the Board

Kayla Webb IWU SigningApril 24, 2017

Kayla Webb signed with Indiana Wesleyan University to continue her soccer and academic career. @MCSCSoccer

Girls Tennis hosted Muncie Burris last night. Here is what Coach Bruce Fleming had to say, “On Monday, the Ole Miss Tennis team hosted the Owls of Muncie Burris.  It was a great match that saw four of the five varsity courts playing three-set matches.  With the Indians capturing the #1 singles position in straight sets.  all other positions split the first two sets.  After Katie Powell and Tyra Stanley won their 3rd set at #1 doubles, Maggie Herring won a traditional third set tie break to give the Indians the team victory.  Mississinewa is now 7-2 and will host Madison Grant on Thursday.  Their match vs. Western, scheduled for Tuesday this week, was postponed until May 12th.”

Varsity 3-2 Win
Haleigh Rowley won 6-3, 6-3
Heidi Rowley lost 3-6, 6-4, 13-11 STB
Maggie Herring won 3-6, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3)
Katie Powell & Tyra Stanley won 4-6, 6-4, 6-1
Pia Briz & Gabby Stephenson lost 4-6, 6-4, 6-3

JV 4-2 Win
Singles Winner: Abigail Tignor
Doubles Winners: Abigail Tignor & Heavyn Miller, Amiah Lewis & Rileigh Zirkle, and Makayla Gray & Alexis Tignor

JV Baseball defeated Southern Wells 15-5 in five innings. Cade Campbell was 4-4 with 4 runs, and Andruw Cruz was 3-4 with a triple and a double.

JV Softball hosted Wapahani and picked up another big win 10-1.

Weekend Recap for April 21 & 22

At the Eastbrook Invitational, Mississinewa Boys Golf shot a 372. Dakin (86), Berryhill (91), Luedtke (96), Henry (99), and Cragun (126).

Mississinewa Girls Tennis won the Muncie Central Invitational for the second year in a row by defeating Manchester 4-2 and Muncie 4-1. The Lady Indians are 6-2 hosting Burris tonight at 5:30pm.

Mississinewa 4-2 Manchester
#1 Singles: Haleigh Rowley won 6-3, 6-2
#2 Singles: Heidi Rowley won 6-4 6-2
#3 Singles: Maggie Herring lost 6-1, 6-2
#1 Doubles: Katie Powell/Tyra Stanley won 6-2, 6-3
#2 Doubles: Abigail Tignor/Heavyn Miller lost 6-1, 6-4
#3 Doubles: Pia Briz/Gabby Stephenson won 6-4, 6-3

Mississinewa 4-1 Muncie Central
#1 Singles: Haleigh Rowley won 6-0, 6-0
#2 Singles: Heidi Rowley won 6-0 6-0
#3 Singles: Maggie Herring won 6-4, 4-6, 10-6
#1 Doubles: Katie Powell/Tyra Stanley lost 6-3, 6-1
#2 Doubles: Abigail Tignor/Heavyn Miller won 6-2, 6-3

The Softball team defeated Huntington North 7-6 at home. Erika Foy pitched the complete game with 5 hits, 1 walk, and 6 strikeouts. Lexi Cruzan went 2-4 with 2 doubles. Darci Patton was 2-2 with 1 RBI. Madison Stanley had a double. Kait Leavitt, Mallory Sands, Amaya David, Kenzie Skeens all had singles.

Baseball split a doubleheader with Bluffton. The Indians won the first game 12-1 and lost the second 12-4. The game one win went to Garrison Smith on the mound striking out 6. Cade McCoin had a homerun and 3 hits. Young, Burton, Weiss, and Smith had 2 hits. In game two, Weiss, Richards, Harris, and Smith each had 2 hits.

Early Scores from Tuesday (4/18)

Varsity Softball was in the spotlight tonight as they hosted Lapel. This was the first time the team played in a live stream on TheCube, and they served their audience well with a 7-3 win. From the team’s Twitter account, Sands was 4-4 with a homerun and 6 RBI’s. Patton went 3-4, and Leavitt, Stanley, and Cruzan all had doubles.

JV Baseball played at home on Atkinson Field against the Peru Tigers. They lost in a close battle 2-4.

Girls Tennis hosted Wabash to round out the home events for the evening. The Lady Indians won 4-1. TribeTV will have 360-VR video of Court One to share later this week!

Congratulations again to Noah Harris as he signed tonight at Mississinewa High School to continue his baseball and academic career at Goshen.

MCSC Athletics will have more stats from the teams, and the Track & Field report on social media. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook @MCSCAthletics.

Packed Week of Athletics!

Baseball kicks off the week as they travel to Maconaquah tonight for a 5:00pm first pitch. Softball will feature two doubleheaders this week including one against CIC opponent Alexandria on Thursday. Track & Field travel to Blackford on Tuesday and then compete at the Twin Lakes Relays later on this week. Boys Golf also has a packed week finishing on Saturday at the Eastbrook Invitational. Girls Tennis has two early matches this week then travels to the Muncie Central Open on Saturday. For a full list of this week’s events check out your team’s home page or follow @MCSCAthletics on Twitter and Facebook for updates and more.

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