Mini Indians Cheer, Boys Tennis Sectional, & Soccer vs. Oak Hill

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Featured Image courtesy Mississinewa Cheerleading
Soccer Image courtesy Coach Brandon Forshey via Instagram
Boys Tennis Image courtesy Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

The 2017 Mini Indians Cheer Camp came to a close last night for Coach Castanon and the Lady Indians Cheer squad. The camp hosted youth in learning skills, cheers, and activities to promote the sport of cheer. For more pictures and insight follow Mississinewa Cheerleading on Twitter and Instagram.



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Boys Tennis finished their 2017 season in a sectional battle against Marion last night losing 3-2. Scott Hunt of the Chronicle-Tribune provided a fantastic Tweet-cast of the match that came down to a very exciting 2 & 3 Singles contest. The Marion Giants finally won after 3 hours. Paxton Sample won at 3 Singles and the First Doubles team of Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison also earned a victory. Congratulations on a great season to the Boys Tennis team and Coach Fleming.


Oak Hill visited Fisher Field for the final home match for the Indians Soccer team. The boys battled very well last night but fell 7-0. Fans can watch the replay of all the action on MCSC Athletics YouTube channel.IMG_2425


There are no events for tonight. MHS Football travels to Oak Hill tomorrow to battle the Eagles at 7:00pm.

Volleyball Owns Senior Night, Boys Tennis at Sectionals Tonight

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Featured Image from Mississinewa Volleyball via Twitter
Boys Tennis image courtesy of Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

Mississinewa Volleyball rolled past the Blackford Bruins last night in five straight sets between the junior varsity and varsity contests. The varsity sets were 25-11, 25-9, and 25-10. The Lady Indians also honored the team’s Seniors before the varsity match (featured image). This was another Central Indiana Conference win for volleyball.

Erika Foy 14 kills, 6 digs, 3 aces
Haley Walters 6 digs
Kenzie Skeens 32 assists, 2 aces
Allison Swift 1 kills, 4 digs, 1 ace
Jazlyn Hoffeins 3 digs
Mallory Sands 4 kills, 10 digs, 1 ace
Taylor Walker 4 kills, 1 ace



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Boys Tennis battled #15 Cathedral last night at Yorktown High School in final preparation for sectionals against Marion tonight. The Indians lost 4-1 with Paxton Sample coming away with the only win at 3 Singles (6-4, 6-1). Ethan Miller also won his JV Tennis match 6-4, 6-2.


R.J. Baskett Athletics had several teams in action last night. The Cross Country team ran well at their invitational, and the boys and girls tennis teams both won 4-1. The 7th grade football team defeated Madison Grant 44-20, and the 8th grade also won 46-0 over the Argylls. RJB 6th grade volleyball lost in straight sets to Frankton.


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Volleyball vs. Alexandria . 5:00pm
  • MHS Boys Tennis vs. Marion at IHSAA Marion Sectional . 5:00pm
  • RJB Tennis vs. Shenandoah . 5:30pm
  • MHS Boys Soccer vs. Oak Hill . 6:00pm . Watch Live on TribeTV (TheCube) or on MCSC Athletics YouTube

Indians Struggle Against Panthers, Tennis Wins on Senior Night

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Featured Image by Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

Senior Night for the Mississinewa Soccer teams featured a contest against county rival Eastbrook. The girls lost the first contest of the night 7-1 and moved to 5-8-2 on the season. Alayna Webb scored the Lady Indians only goal. The senior soccer players were honored between games before the boys contest kicked off. The Indians lost 8-0 to the Panthers.


Boys Tennis hosted Muncie Burris for Senior Honor Night. The Indians defeated the Owls 5-0 as they look to finish up the season tonight in Yorktown as they take on #15 Cathedral. The Indians drew Marion in the first round of sectional play.


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Volleyball Captures Title and Football with Huge Win, Weekend Recap

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

Indians Football bounced back in a huge game against CIC opponent Madison Grant on Friday evening at Fisher Field. The Indians won 69-0 with an offensive total of 524 yards. Cade Campbell launched the Indians into the lead by running the opening kick-off back for a touchdown, later adding on another of his own. Senior Cade McCoin ran in two touchdowns himself and completed connections for three passing touchdowns to Andrew Cruz, Hunter Smalley, and Heisman Skeens. Skeens would add another rushing touchdown later in the game. Senior Devon Dill and Freshman Tai McClung added rushing TD’s for the Indian attack. Andre Salade kicked six PAT’s for the Indians. The Argylls were held to 36 yards with Chris Pavey getting a sack and Dustin Patton leading the team in tackles. The Indians travel to Oak Hill this week for another CIC, county match-up.


Cross Country ran Saturday at the New Haven Invitational. Carli Fones finished first for the girls in 35th place overall (22:34.29) followed by Mary Zerbe at 78th (24:45.81). Brennan Butche finished 2nd in the AAA High School Boys race at 15:50.22. Jon Tucker led the Indians in the Class AA race finishing 27th (18:21.69). Other top 100 finishers were Jakob Ehmer, Zak Huffman, Tony Parish, and Raven Fisher. The Boys and Girls Cross Country teams will compete at Indiana Wesleyan University this Saturday for the CIC Invitational starting at 10:00am.


Mississinewa Football’s C-Team defeated Madison Grant on Saturday 48-0.


Mississinewa Volleyball hosted it’s annual Junior Varsity Invitational on Saturday and won the title for the second straight year. (featured image provided by GoMHSIndians via Twitter)


Tonight’s Events

  • MHS Boys & Girls Soccer vs. Eastbrook . Girls at 6:00pm, Boys at 7:30pm . Senior Night . Watch Live on TribeTV
  • MHS Boys Tennis vs. Muncie Burris . 5:00pm
  • RJB Volleyball at Wabash . 6:00pm

TribeTV will be launching a new Mississinewa sports show that will be streamed live daily at 10:00am on TheCube and MCSC Athletics YouTube channel.

Soccer & Tennis Meet Tough Opponents

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

Boys Soccer fought for a road-win last night at North Miami. It was the last away match of the season for the Indians that ended in a 10-0 loss. The boys and girls host Eastbrook on Monday for Senior Honor Night with the Lady Indians kicking off the evening at 6:00pm. Senior Honors will be given between games.


Ole Miss Boys Tennis continued their tough schedule at state-ranked #7 Avon last night. Paxton Sample fought into a third set tie-break but could not get the Indians a point, and the team fell 5-0 to the Orioles. Mississinewa is 12-5 with Senior Honor Night on Monday against Burris.


RJB Boys and Girls Tennis swept the Eastern Comets in straight sets 5-0, 5-0. RJB Volleyball 7th Grade defeated Blackford in straight sets 2-0. At this time there was no 8th grade result reported.


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Saturday’s Events

  • MHS Cross Country New Haven Invitational . 9:00am
  • MHS Boys Tennis Lebanon Invitational . 9:00am
  • MHS JV Volleyball Invitational at Mississinewa . 9:00am
  • RJB Cross Country at Delta . 9:00am
  • MHS JV Football vs. Madison Grant . 10:00am

Boys Tennis Repeat CIC Champs

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

Boys Tennis traveled to Frankton tonight to battle out a CIC title. The Indians won 4-1 against the Eagles clinching a repeat of the title.


The Lady Indians matched up with Elwood tonight for another CIC volleyball event. Mississinewa won in straight sets in both the JV and Varsity contests (Varsity: 25-19, 25-23, 25-22).

Halle Planck 13 kills, 5 blocks
Erika Foy 10 kills, 3 digs, 1 block
Madison Stanley 9 digs, 1 ace
Kenzie Skeens 36 assists


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Tennis vs. Eastern . 5:00pm
  • MHS Boys Soccer at North Miami . 5:30pm
  • RJB Volleyball vs. Blackford . 6:00pm

REMINDER: Mississinewa Community Schools will not hold classes on Friday, September 22.

Rain Challenges Soccer Results and Cross Country Battles at Grant Four

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

While Boys Soccer was rain outed at South Adams and tentatively scheduled for Wednesday at 5:30pm, the Lady Indians soccer team hosted the Starfires and finished in a 3-3 draw.


Cross Country ran in a soggy Grant Four with both teams placing 3rd. Brennan Butche won the boys race with Tucker and Ehmer finishing in the top ten. Carli Fones earned top ten honors in the girls race.


RJB Volleyball took the 7th grade match against Kokomo 25-12, 25-4 while the 8th grade fell 15-25, 25-23, 13-15.


RJB Tennis defeated Kokomo tonight. The girls won 5-0, and the boys won 3-1.


RJB Football battled CIC opponent Eastbrook last night. The 8th Grade won 32-28 along with a 7th Grade win 22-8.


Tonight’s Events

  • MHS Boys Tennis vs. Frankton . 4:30pm
  • MHS Boys Soccer at South Adams . 5:30pm (rescheduled from last night)
  • MHS Volleyball at Elwood . 6:00pm

Girls Soccer Wins on the Road

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

Lady Indians Soccer traveled to Lakeland Park Christian to earn a road victory 2-1. Webb continued her scoring with both of the girls goals (assisted by Greer on one of those goals).


RJB Boys Tennis won last night 5-0, and the girls were defeated 2-3. RJB 6th Grade Volleyball won in straight sets while the B-Team won 2-1.


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Cross Country Grant Four at Taylor University . 4:30pm
  • RJB Tennis vs. Kokomo . 5:00pm
  • MHS Cross Country Grant Four at Taylor University . 5:00pm
  • MHS Girls Soccer vs. South Adams . 5:00pm . Watch Live on TribeTV
  • MHS Boys Soccer at South Adams . 5:30pm
  • RJB Football at Eastbrook . 6:00pm
  • RJB Volleyball at Kokomo . 6:00pm

Weekend Recap! Football, Tennis, Soccer, and More

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us

The Mississinewa Indians lost a CIC Football battle against Eastbrook on Friday night 42-21. Cade Campbell rushed for two touchdowns (112 yards on 22 carries) and Heisman Skeens (70 yards rushing and 53 receiving) ran for a touchdown as well. The Indians host Madison Grant next week. Fans can watch that game live on TribeTV.


Boys Tennis competed in the Homestead Invitational on Saturday and placed 6th of eight teams. Paxton Sample finished the day in 2nd place at #3 Singles as he defeated Penn and Concord, but eventually lost to Homestead in the finals. The Indians are 11-4 with Frankton at home this Wednesday in their final CIC match.


Volleyball had a tough contest Saturday at Delta. The Junior Varsity and Varsity (21-25, 16-25, 17-25) lost in straight sets. Erika Foy had 5 kills and 6 digs. Halle Planck recorded 7 kills, 5 blocks, and 2 aces. Kirsten Lockwood had 6 kills and 3 blocks. Kenzie Skeens tallied 22 assists.


The Boys Soccer team kicked off a double header with the Lady Indians on Saturday at Blackford. Williams, Yoder, and Sallade scored for the Indians to give the boys a 3-1 win over the Bruins. The girls won 3-2 off of two goals from Webb and one from Ulerick.


Girls Golf finished their season at the Huntington North Sectional this past weekend placing 8th. Scores: LaBarr (93), Davis (106), Tignor (113), Pannell (118), and Allen (124). Good season Lady Indians!


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At the Jim Leffler Invitational, the Indians Cross Country team finished 8th (boys) and 9th (girls). Brennan Butche was first for the boys with a time of 15:54. Jon Tucker(30), Jacob Ehmer (31), and Tony Parish (68) were the top runners for the boys. The Lady Indians were led by Carli Fones who finished 16th. Jordan Luedtke (50) and Lynnzey Young (51) rounded out the top three for the girls. Raegan Tippey won the JV Girls race, and Bryce Nash finished 21st for the top JV boys runner.

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Images courtesy of Coach Ean Van Winkle

RJB 6th Grade Volleyball competed in the Selma Invitational and finished the day 1-3.


Mississinewa Alum Katie Elson was one of two athletes to receive the Jack and Marge Colescott Athletic Scholarship on Saturday at Arbor Trace. Congratulations Katie!

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Photo courtesy of Indiana Wesleyan University via The Marion Chronicle-Tribune.

Tonight’s Events
RJB Tennis vs. McCulloch . 5:00pm
MHS Girls Soccer at Lakewood Park Christian . 5:30pm
RJB Volleyball at Oak Hill . 6:00pm

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