At Mississinewa High School, the TribeTV student-media productions course has added several new tools this year to enhance the student’s ability and experience with multi-media production. Along with the school’s newest drone, the course offers work in video production, 360 virtual reality, radio and audio development, and live streaming to spotlight just a few opportunities.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
Don’t forget to visit the Marion Chronicle-Tribune for great coverage of Mississinewa and Grant County Athletics. Thank you for spotlighting our seniors and providing coverage of our sports teams.
Mississinewa Indians Baseball had to wait since 1993 to have a piece of the CIC Championship. The team traveled to Frankton and defeated the 2A #7 Frankton Eagles 4-2 to earn a share of the CIC plate. Garrison Smith picked up the win on the mound. The Indians also converted a bases-loaded triple play to help conserve their win. Offensively, Cade McCoin and Tim Nemes had the highlight of the evening with back-to-back home runs. Congratulations Indians! They play Taylor tonight for Senior Honor Night starting at 4:50pm. Watch live on TribeTV (stream starts apprx. 4:30pm).
Softball was defeated for their Senior Night contest by Southwood 5-12. Kait Leavitt and Jenna Berryhill combined on the mound to give up 11 hits, 10 walks, while striking out 7. The defense for the Lady Indians had seven errors against Southwood. Aubrey Bennett and Kait Leavitt led the offense going two-for-three. Softball hosts Northwestern tonight starting at 5:00pm.
Girls Track & Field competed at Indiana Wesleyan University for IHSAA Sectionals last night. Carli Fones won the 100m and will also advance in the 200m in Regionals. Congratulations Carli!
Tonight’s MCSC Athletics Events
Girls Tennis IHSAA Sectionals at Marion . Opponent: Marion . 5:00pm
Softball vs. Northwestern . 5:00pm
Baseball vs. Taylor (Senior Night) . 5:00pm
Weather for This Evening: Sunny/Windy, 82º
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
The Alexandria Tigers were the big opponent across the board in several CIC events last night. Baseball hosted Alexandria and won 15-5. Gage Gallion earned the win on the mound. Noah Harris had three hits. Lucas Richards, Cade McCoin, Garrison Smith, Gage Gallion, and Andruw Weiss had two hits. Weiss also added in a double. The Indians will play at Frankton tonight.
Junior Varsity Baseball defeated Alexandria 8-1. Owen Felver was 2 for 3 with a double, and he also pitched the complete game for the win.
Softball lost to Alexandria 3-8. They will play again tonight as they host Southwood.
Junior Varsity Softball defeated the Tigers 15-1. They finish CIC play 6-0.
Breyton Berryhill (39) was the medalist for Boys Golf as they took on Alexandria and won 173-206. This was the team’s lowest 9-hole round of the year. Josh Dakin shot a 41 followed by Doak Labarr (46) and Braden Henry (47).
The Delta Eagles handed the Lady Indians Tennis team a loss in their final match of the season 0-5. The Eagles are ranked #16 in the state. The Junior Varsity also lost 3-4 behind wins from Gabby Stephenson, Abigail Tignor, and Amiah Lewis. Girls Tennis will play Marion on Wednesday in the IHSAA Girls Tennis Sectional at Marion High School.
Tonight’s MCSC Athletics Events (home)
Girls Track & Field Sectionals at Indiana Wesleyan . 5:00pm
Softball vs. Southwood . 5:00pm
Baseball at Frankton . 5:30pm
Weather for This Evening: Mostly Sunny, 81º
Monday, May 15, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
Girls Tennis had a busy weekend playing Western on Friday and then traveling to Concordia for a tournament on Saturday. The Lady Indians defeated Western 5-0, and 3-2 in the Junior Varsity match.
On Saturday the Lady Indians finished in a tie at 2nd place with Adams Central behind Ft. Wayne Canterbury. Haleigh Rowley placed 3rd at One-Singles. Heidi Rowley also placed 3rd at Two-Singles. Maggie Herring took 5th place in the third spot. Katie Powell and Tyra Stanley finished third at One-Doubles. The Two-Doubles pair finished 4th place between Pia Briz and Gabby Stephenson/Heavyn Miller. Girls Tennis hosts Delta tonight at 5:00pm.
At Adams Central, the Lady Indians Softball team dropped two games in a round-robin event on Saturday. In Game One, the team lost to Adams Central 5-6 in 8 innings. Erika Foy pitched the complete game with 8 hits and 1 strikeout. Riley McKee was 3 for 4, Kait Leavitt was 2 for 3, Erika Foy went 2 of 4, and Darcie Patton had a double and two RBIs.
In Game Two, the Lady Indians lost to Angola 0-9 with Kait Leavitt and Jenna Berryhill on the mound. Darcie Patton had a double.
At the CIC Boys Golf Invitational, the Indians finished in 4th place. Josh Dakin placed 4th individually. Doak Labarr followed at 10th place, and Brayden Henry placed 15th.
Baseball traveled to Homestead for a doubleheader. The Indians lost 3-10 in Game One, and the lost 2-12 in Game Two.
RJB Baseball 8th Grade defeated Logansport and Marion on Saturday while the 7th Grade went 1-1 on the day.
RJB Tennis competed in the Angola Tournament. Braley Bushman took the medal at Three-Singles.
Tonight’s MCSC Athletics Events
Boys Golf vs. Alexandria . 4:30pm
Girls Tennis vs. Delta . 5:00pm
JV Softball at Marion . 5:00pm
RJB Golf vs. Kokomo at Kokomo American Legion GC . 5:00pm
Weather for this evening: Mostly Sunny, 77º
Friday, May 12, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
Mississinewa Track & Field competed in the 2017 CIC Meet the past two nights at Oak Hill High School. The boys placed third (84) behind Eastbrook (192) and Oak Hill (162.5). The girls placed fourth (79) as Oak Hill took the top girls team mark (160). Brennan Butche won the 3200m (9:33.86). Carli Fones won the 100m and set a new school record in the 200m (26.57).
Girls Tennis recorded another win at Yorktown last night. Here is what Coach Fleming had to say, “On Thursday, The OleMiss Tennis Team traveled to Yorktown, where they escaped with a 4-1 victory. Three of the matches went into a third set. The team played very well and responded well to the challenges on each court. Mississinewa has now won 11 of the last 12 matches and owns a record of 13-3. The Indians will host Western on Friday before playing in the FW Concordia Invitational on Saturday.” The Junior Varsity tied Yorktown 5-5.
The only loss of the night came at Eastbrook in Softball. The Lady Indians lost 1-2 to the Panthers. Erika Foy pitched a complete game giving up only three hits with five strikeouts and two walks. Lexi Cruzan was 1 of 1 with a double and an RBI. The Junior Varsity defeated Eastbrook 10-2 in 6 innings of play. Berryhill pitched the complete game (3 hits, 9 Ks, 3 walks). Bartel and Herring led the offense going 2 for 2.
Baseball defeated Eastbrook 5-2. They are now 4-1 in the CIC. Smith earned the win on the mound after a save from Smalley. McCoin recorded 2 hits and an RBI. Junior Varsity Baseball also won. The Indians beat Tipton at home 19-0. Tyler Jakob pitched the 5 inning shutout. Drew Castanon went 2 for 2 with four runs.
RJB Golf won last night with a team score of 190 over Eastbrook (226) and Oak Hill (254). Corey was the medalist with a 42 followed by Dakin (46), Scott (48), and Walters (54).
Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
Girls Tennis vs. Western . 5:00pm
JV Softball at Blackford . 5:00pm
Girls Tennis at the FW Concordia Invitational . 9:00am
Baseball at Homestead (doubleheader) . 10:00am
Boys Golf CIC at Oak Hill . 2:00pm
Weather for Friday at 5:00pm: Sunny, 66º
Saturday’s Weather: Mostly Sunny with a high of 71º
If you like our featured image, be sure to check out the full story from the Marion Chronicle Tribune, along with recent articles and editorials spotlighting Mississinewa’s great academic achievements. CIC Baseball Story by Chuck Landis