The Missisinewa Boys Basketball team lost the final game of the season last night to the New Castle Trojans 53-63. The fourth quarter was the downfall of the Indians as they were outscored 21-8 after winning two out of the first three quarters. Thabit Gault led the Indians with 18 points. Elijah Bounds and Nolan Young contributed 9 points each. Mississinewa ends the season 15-7 as they head into sectional play at Bellmont where they will face Heritage on Tuesday, February 28 at 6:00pm.
The JV lost in a very close game 51-52. The Indians completed a full court pass to earn a shot at the win from within 5 feet, but the shot rattled in and out. Larry Dean and Tyler Sizemore were the top scorers with 9 points each. The JV team ends the season at 15-7.
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.
Friday, February 10 at 6:00pm the Mississinewa Indians take on the Frankton Eagles at Mississinewa High School. The Indians (13-4) are coming off a tough double overtime loss to the Marion Giants and looking to bounce back against a CIC opponent with a simliar season record at 13-6. Both teams are 4-1 in the CIC and have very similar losses including a loss to Oak Hill. You can watch the live stream provided by TribeTV student productions on TheCube HERE.
On Wednesday evening the Freshman Boys Basketball team took a win against the Marion Giants 45-44. Bryce Luedtke had 17 points for the C team, while Kaden Cole pitched in 8 points and Tim Scott had 7 points. Good job Indians!
It was a historical night in Gas City at Mississinewa High School as the Mississinewa Indians battled the Marion Giants through two overtimes. The Giants came out on top 111-103. Jerod May led the Indians with 31 points. Thabit Gault had a monstrous double-double with 25 points and 24 rebounds. Nolan Young had 19 points and Batch Ceesay added 17. The Indians are now 13-4 as they head to Friday’s game in which they will host CIC opponent Frankton. That game will also be streamed live by TribeTV on TheCube.
The Junior Varsity lost to Marion 25-66 with Brenden Gochenour leading the Indians with 8 points. The JV is now 13-4.
Intermission held a couple of special events as the Unified Basketball (left) teams from Marion and Mississinewa competed in front of a packed house continuing a great tradition from a awesome program. Herb McPherson was honored for his induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame (pictured above) with a special ceremony from Mississinewa High School.
The (13-3) Mississinewa Indians taken on the (8-8) Marion Giants tonight at Mississinewa High School. The Junior Varsity tip-off at 6:00pm followed by the Varsity at approximately 7:30pm. Herb McCpherson will be recognized at intermission for his induction into the Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame. TribeTV will have LIVE coverage on TheCube (watch here).