MHS Hoops Weekend Recap

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Girls Basketball . Friday night the Lady Indians traveled to Eastbrook for a CIC battle. The junior varsity started the night off with a win 49-18. The varsity opened the game down 11-7 after the first quarter before turning it around and winning the last three to close out a victory 56-38 over the Lady Panthers. Erika Foy led the Lady Indians with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Alayna Webb scored 12 points, Holli Greer added 10 points, and Halle Planck pulled down 11 rebounds. Coach Tandy and the Lady Indians travel to Muncie Burris tomorrow.

MHS Boys Basketball . The Indians were also on the road Saturday against Northwestern. The junior varsity squad defeated Northwestern 41-33. Tai McClung scored 10 points and Drew Castanon added 9 points as they moved to 3-1 on the season. The varsity lost 45-43 to move to 2-2 heading into a cross-county battle with Oak Hill later this week.

Tonight’s Events . There are no events tonight. Girls Basketball returns to action tomorrow along with RJB Basketball.


Today’s Sports World Update

NFL . The Indianapolis Colts lost to the Jaguars this weekend 30-10. Jacoby Brissett was 21-36 for 174 yards with 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions. Frank Gore had 13 carries for 61 yards. T.Y. Hilton made 3 receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . #5 Notre Dame defeated St. Francis 71-53 this weekend. The Purdue Boilermakers took a 74-69 win over Northwestern. Isaac Haas scored 26 points on 8-13 shooting. Indiana and Iowa face-off on the Big Ten Network tonight at 8:00pm.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Auburn defeated the Indiana Lady Hoosiers 65-53. Butler picked up a win against Illinois State 56-45. At the Jimmy V Women’s Classic, #1 UCONN bested #3 Notre Dame 80-71. Ball State (6-0) will take on Purdue tonight at 7:00pm.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers kick off a six-game home stretch with a game tonight against the New York Knicks at 7:00pm.


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Wrestling Struggles at Madison Grant

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Wrestling . The season opener for Coach Funk and the high school wrestlers did not go well as they fell to Madison Grant 72-12. Kyler Funk and Gage Peterson were the only two individual winners for the Indians in Fairmount. The Indians are low on numbers this year and had to forfeit six matches.

Tonight’s Events . Girls Basketball will head to Upland to compete against Eastbrook for an early season CIC matchup at 6:00pm. On Saturday, Boys Basketball will play at Northwestern at 6:00pm. That game will be streamed live by TribeTV on MCSC Athletics YouTube. Don’t forget that the R.J. Baskett Holiday Tournaments for both the boys and girls have been cancelled along with the RJB Girls Basketball game at McCulloch on December 11.

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Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The #3 Michigan State Spartans defeated #5 Notre Dame last night 81-63. Bonzie Colson had 17 points for the Irish with 6 rebounds. Cassius Winston provided 17 points for the Spartans. Purdue takes on Maryland tonight on the Big Ten Network at 7:00pm.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Purdue lost to Georgia Tech last night 68-55. The Lady Boilermakers are now 5-3. #4 Louisville defeated Indiana 72-54 in the second game of the night for the Big Ten/Acc Challenge.

NBA . The Pacers travel to Toronto tonight to take on the Raptors at 7:30pm. Indiana brings a 12-10 record and are 6-6 in away contests.


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RJB Hoops Sweeps Alexandria

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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RJB Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians swept the Alexandria Tigers last night. The 7th grade team won 34-14 led by Mackenzie Austin’s 10 points. The 8th grade Lady Indians won 49-29 with a huge performance by Mia Catey scoring 25 points. The girls Holiday Tournament this Saturday has been cancelled along with the game at McCulloch on December 11.

RJB Boys Basketball . The boys also swept the Alexandria Tigers with two big wins. The 7th grade squad won 50-23. Donavin Betts scored 17 points. The 8th grade team defeated the Tigers 61-7. Dakota Ancil continued his good season with 23 points. The boys are on the road to Kokomo next Tuesday for a 6:00pm contest with the Wildcats. The team’s Holiday Tournament set for next Saturday has been cancelled.

Tonight’s Events . MHS Wrestling opens their season on the road at Madison Grant. The action on the mat begins at 6:00pm.

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Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The game of the night was Duke traveling to Bloomington to take on Indiana. Duke defeated Indiana 91-81, pulling away in the final 5 minutes of play. The Hoosiers led several times throughout the game, and showed great progress developing in the Archie Miller system. There were over 20 ties throughout the contest. Missed free throws and turnovers plagued the Hoosiers down the stretch and allowed Duke to take control. Marvin Bagley scored 23 points for the Blue Devils, but Duke was led by their captain Grayson Allen in the final few minutes. IU was led in scoring by Robert Johnson’s 17 points. #5 Notre Dame takes on #3 Michigan State tonight at 7:00pm on ESPN.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . #3 Notre Dame defeated #22 Michigan last night 83-63 in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Ball State also won 87-75 against Butler. Purdue and Georgia Tech face off tonight at 7:00pm on the ACC Network. The Lady Hoosiers battle #4 Louisville at 8:00pm on the Big Ten Network.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers lost to the Houston Rockets 118-97. James Harden led all scorers with 29 points. Thaddeus Young topped the Pacers list with 23 points.


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Indians Basketball posts 5 wins on the night.

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Boys Basketball . After being down 24-14 at the half, the Mississinewa Indians rallied to beat the #23 ranked Norwell Knights 50-45. Thabit Gault had a huge night with 23 points and 9 boards. Anthony Horton scored 16 points. The Junior Varsity also picked up a win 47-34. Colin Yoder led the Indians with 10 points and Jeshon McClung added 8. Just to the north, in the Auxillary Gym, the Freshman C-Team took down the Knights to get the “triple-dip” 18-15.

MHS Girls Basketball . The JV Lady Indians started the night in the Raider Dome by defeating Southern Wells 35-23. The varsity squad won 61-56 with four girls scoring double digits. Erika Foy led the Lady Indians with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Holli Greer picked up a double-double as well with 10 points and 10 boards. Tyler Bartel fueled the back court with 12 points, 8 rebounds, and 6 assists. Alayna Webb scored 11 points to round out the bulk of the Lady Indians scoring.

Tonight’s Events . RJB Boys Basketball travels to Alexandria tonight. That event begins at 5:30pm. The RJB Girls basketball team hosts the Tigers with a 6:00pm tip-off. MHS Wrestling opens up their season on Thursday at Madison Grant at 6:00pm.


Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Purdue opens up the Big Ten/ACC Challenge with a win over #17 Louisville 66-57. Vincent Edwards led the Boilers with 15 points and 7 rebounds. Ball State defeated Oakland City 81-57. The Indiana Hoosiers take on the top team in the land, the Duke Blue Devils tonight at 9:30pm on ESPN at Assembly Hall.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State faces off against Butler tonight at 7:00pm on ESPN3. #3 Notre Dame will battle #22 Michigan in the Ladies Big Ten/ACC Challenge at 6:00pm on the Big Ten Network.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers play the Houston Rockets tonight at 8:00pm. The Pacers come into the game at 12-9.


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RJB Basketball Best Eastbrook

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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MHS Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians lost last night to Bellmont 77-52. Tyler Bartel scored 19 points on 8-17 shooting. Erika Foy added 13 points with 7 rebounds.

RJB Boys Basketball . The 7th Grade team defeated Eastbrook 43-18. Antonio Smith led the team with 14 points. The 8th Grade won 62-44. Dakota Ancil scored 27 points with 14 rebounds.

RJB Girls Basketball . The 7th Grade Lady Indians beat Eastbrook 29-28. Bushman had 22 points. The 8th Grade squad also won 25-22.

Tonight’s Events . Boys Basketball hosts Norwell starting at 6:00pm. The Freshman game will be in the Auxillary Gym at the same time as the JV contest. Girls Basketball travels to Southern Wells for a 6:00pm JV tip.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Indiana Pacers defeated the Orlando Magic 121-109 last night. Victor Oladipo scored 26 points on 11/14 shooting.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Ball State battles Oakland City tonight at 7:00pm on ESPN3. The Big Ten/ACC Challenge takes place this week. Purdue will face off against #17 Louisville tonight on ESPN at 8:00pm.


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Boys Basketball Launches Season

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Boys Basketball . The Indians had two contests during Thanksgiving Break. The team opened the season with a 64-52 win at Manchester on Wednesday. Thabit Gault led the Indians with 27 points. On Saturday Coach Evertts and the Indians hosted Huntington North. The game came down to the final play, but Mississinewa lost 36-30 in their home opener. Anthony Horton had 12 points against the Vikings. The Junior Varsity squad defeated Manchester 43-28, and on Saturday lost to Huntington North 36-33. Tai McClung led the Indians in scoring in both games with 14 points at Manchester and 6 points on Saturday.

Tonight’s Events . Girls Basketball travels to Bellmont to battle the Lady Braves at 6:00pm.


Today’s Sports World Update

NCAA Football . The Notre Dame Fighting Irish lost to Stanford 38-20. The Boilermakers took down Indiana 31-24 to earn a spot in a Bowl game.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The Butler Bulldogs beat Ohio State in the PK80 Tournament 67-66 in overtime. The two big showcase games last night, that could be the Final Four in March, featured North Caroline, Michigan State, Duke, and Florida. The Spartans defeated the Tar Heels in the PK80 Victory bracket 63-45. Duke came back from a 17 point deficit to beat Florida 87-84 in the final minutes of the game.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Purdue defeated Marist 61-47. Notre Dame defeated South Carolina in the Gulf Coast Showcase 92-85.

NFL . The Tennessee Titans defeated the Indianapolis Colts 20-16 this week. Jacoby Brissett was 17-29 with 196 yards. Frank Gore had 17 carries for 62 yards and a touchdown.

NBA . The 11-9 Indiana Pacers will play Orlando tonight. Orlando is 8-12 on the season.


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Girls Basketball 1-1 on the Weekend

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians had mixed results this weekend. On Friday the team defeated Manchester 64-55. Ally Hewitt led the scoring with 16 points followed by Erika Foy (15), Alayna Webb (13), and Halle Planck (8). Planck and Foy each grabbed 6 boards for the Lady Indians. On Saturday Bishop Luers came to Mississinewa and took the win 58-44. The Lady Knights outscored the Lady Indians 19-9 in the opening quarter. Erika Foy was the only player in double digits with 13 points as well as 11 rebounds. Turnovers plagued the team as they totaled 24 in the game. Coach Tandy commented, “We were confident being down at halftime because we were there last night and responded. We just haven’t gotten over the hump yet. We are gaining the experience needed to play such well coached and experienced teams, but it takes time. It is a process.”

Thanksgiving Week Schedule

  • Tuesday, Nov. 21 . RJB 8th Boys Basketball at McCulloch . 5:00pm
  • Tuesday, Nov. 21 . RJB 7th Boys Basketball vs. McCulloch . 6:00pm
  • Wednesday, Nov. 22 . MHS Boys Basketball at Manchester . 6:00pm
  • Saturday, Nov. 25 . MHS Boys Basketball vs. Huntington North . 6:00pm

Today’s Sports Update

NCAA Football . On Saturday, Indiana defeated Rutgers 41-0, Notre Dame beat Navy 24-17, and Purdue beat Iowa 24-15.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Indiana defeated USF 70-53 in the Hoosiers Tip-off Classic, and Ball State lost to Oregon 95-71.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Notre Dame defeated Oregon State 72-67.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers defeated the Miami Heat 120-95. Bojan Bogdanovic led the Pacers with 26 points.


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Boys Hoops ready for action, Lady Indians prep for big weekend.

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Boys Basketball . Mississinewa showed up last night to the Raider Dome for it’s final tune-up before the season begins on November 22 at Manchester. The Indians handled Southern Wells very well and Coach Evertts saw a lot of positives out of the team. The Indians open the season against the Squires next Wednesday in Manchester before returning home that Saturday for their home opener against Huntington North.

Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians host the Manchester Squires tonight and the Bishop Luers Knights on Saturday. Both of these games can be watched live on MCSC Athletics YouTube provided by TribeTV. The action begins both nights at 5:45pm.

Tonight’s Events . Girls Basketball hosts Manchester at 6:00pm.


Today’s Sports Update

NBA . The Indiana Pacers take on the Detroit Pistons tonight at 7:00pm. The Pistons are 10-4 and the Pacers are 7-8 heading into this contest.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Notre Dame defeated Chicago State 105-66.

  • (1) Duke vs. Southern . 7:00pm (ACCNE)
  • Ball State vs. Stony Brook . 7:00pm (ESPN3)

NCAA Women’s Basketball 

  • Butler vs. Lipscomb . 7:00pm
  • Indiana vs. Western Kentucky . 7:00pm (IND11)

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RJB Boys lose to Kokomo, High School Media Day

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

RJB Boys Basketball . The RJB Boys Basketball team lost in both contests last night to Kokomo Middle School. The 7th grade team lost 41-40. Jayden Crick scored 10 points. The 8th grade team lost 45-41, and Hayden Ulerick led the team with 16 points.

Media Day . Mississinewa High School will hold “Winter Sports Media Day” tonight from 2:45-3:30pm. Coaches should check their email for complete details. A second media day will take place on Tuesday, November 21 for Yearbook pictures. The schedule for this event is….

  • Boys Basketball from 2:45-2:55
  • Girls Basketball from 2:55-3:05
  • 9th Grade Boys Basketball from 3:05-3:10
  • Wrestling from 3:10-3:20
  • Cheerleading from 3:20-3:30

Tonight’s Events . Boys Basketball travels to Southern Wells for a preseason scrimmage with the Raiders at 6:00pm.


Today’s Sports Update

NBA . The Indiana Pacers defeated Memphis last night 116-113. Darren Collison had 30 points.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Indiana lost to Seton Hall 84-68, Oklahoma topped Ball State 108-69, and Maryland defeated Butler 79-65.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Butler defeated Murray State 88-59, Ball State beat Lipscomb 84-46, and Miami of Ohio lost to the Boilermakers 75-66.

Lady Indians drop road game to Tigers

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Girls Basketball . The Lady Indians traveled to Bluffton last night and were defeated 66-63. Mississienwa led at the half but struggled after the break and lost the last two quarters 41-27. Tyler Bartel led the Indians with 14 points on 4-8 shooting. Erika Foy and Alayna Webb had 8 points and Foy added 8 rebounds. Ally Hewitt and Halle Planck each added 13 points. The Lady Indians and Coach Tandy are at home this weekend on Friday against Manchester, and they host Bishop Luers on Saturday. Both games will start at 6:00pm and can also be watched live on MCSC Athletic’s YouTube as well as TribeTV’s TheCube.

Tonight’s Events . The R.J. Baskett Boys Basketball team will host Kokomo Middle School at 6:00pm.


Today’s Sports Update

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Duke defeated Michigan State off of Grayson Allen’s 37 points in the Champions Classic. In game two of this important preseason contest, Kansas claimed a 65-61 win over the very young Kentucky Wildcats. The only other area score was the Purdue Boilermakers defeating Marquette 86-71.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Indiana took down Southern 64-49 while Notre Dame topped Western Kentucky 78-65.


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