The Indians have had a great season, and look to finish strong as they host New Castle tonight at 6:00 pm. You can watch live on TheCube brought to you by TribeTV.
Coach Evertts and his team are coming off of a 52-44 win against Bluffton on Saturday. Jerod May led the Indians with 23 points. Nolan Young also had a good night with 14 points. The Indians are 15-6.
The Junior Varsity team also won 41-24. Every player scored while Larry Dean topped the scoring with 7 points. Coach Cunningham and the JV Indians are also 15-6.
IHSAA tournament play starts next week. The Indians drew Heritage in Sectional 23 at Bellmont. The game will be Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00 pm. If they win Bishop-Luers would be their next opponent.
Mississinewa Boys Basketball traveled to Eastbrook High School tonight for a CIC clash. The Indians came out on top 78-41. Jerod May and Thabit Gault each added 21 points to the big win. Nolan Young chipped in 13 points as the only other Indian in double figures.
The Junior Varsity also won 54-33. Case Campbell led the Indians with 14 points. Tyler Sizemore added 12 points and Seth Maddox had 10. The Indian Freshman lost to the Panthers.
Mississinewa High School’s Peighten Allen (Freshman) and Isaiha Firebaugh (Senior) advanced this past weekend to the state championship for bowling as individuals. They will compete this Saturday in Ft. Wayne at Pro Bowl West. Go get ’em Indians!
(photograph and report provided by Angie Ressler Steely)
Mississinewa Community Schools will enjoy a four day weekend due to scheduled snow make-up days. Here are the events over the break.
- Thursday, February 16
- RJB Wrestling travels to Southern Wells for a 5:30pm meet.
- RJB 6th Grade Girls Basketball hosts Wabash, tip at 6:00pm.
- Friday, February 17
- Boys Basketball visits CIC/County rival Eastbrook for a 9th/JV/Varsity event starting at 5:00pm.
- Saturday, February 18
(featured photograph by Glen E. Devitt of Senior Batch Ceesay)
Boys Basketball dropped a hard fought home game to Frankton 60-71. The junior varsity also lost 49-55 in this CIC event.
Kyler Funk and Courtland Smith traveled to the Ft. Wayne Wrestling Semi-State on Saturday. Both young men wrestled well, but ended their 2017 season at the semi-state level. Congratulations on a great season to Kyler and Courtland.