Lady Indians Fall to Pendelton

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

Tribe Sports Report

Lady Indians Volleyball experienced some late-season struggles as they fell last night to Pendelton Heights 4-1. The junior varsity had a little better luck with a 2-1 win. The Lady Indians finish out CIC action on Thursday against Frankton on the road. The IHSAA Sectional 23 agenda was released yesterday, and the Lady Indians, who drew Heritage, will play on Saturday, October 14 at 11:30am at Mississinewa High School. If the team should advance to the championship, that game time is 4:00pm on the same day.


There was no report from R.J. Baskett on the results of the football and volleyball contests.


Ole Miss Youth Sports would like to invite everyone out to the Pigskin Classic to watch our 6th Grade Football team play this Saturday, October 7th at Mississinewa High School. Kick-off for the first game is at 12:30pm. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children above 5 years of age.


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Tennis at Madison Grant . 5:00pm
  • JV Volleyball Grant Four at Oak Hill High School . 5:30pm
  • Boys Soccer vs. Marion at Oak Hill High School IHSAA Sectional . 7:00pm

Professional Sports Update

MLB
New York 8-4 Minnesota (AL Wild Card). The Yankees will face Cleveland in the division series. Colorado will face Arizona tonight at 8:00pm (TBS) in the National League Wild Card game.

NBA
Pacers open up the season tonight at Milwaukee at 8:00pm.

NFL
The Patriots (2-2) will face off against the Buccaneers (2-1) for Thursday Night Football. The Colts host San Francisco at 1:00pm (Fox) on Sunday.

JV Football Rolls Past Eagles, Lady Indians Draw Heritage

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

Tribe Sports Report

As the varsity Indians had the night off, the youth at Mississinewa competed in a few events. JV Football cruised to a victory over the Oak Hill Eagles 50-0, but the Freshman C-Team lost a close one 10-8.


Mississinewa Volleyball found out their fate for the IHSAA Sectional 23 in which they will host. The Lady Indians drew Heritage in the second round, and a win would mean an automatic pass to the championship. Fans of all teams can watch the entire sectional live on TribeTV and MCSC Athletics YouTube.


Tonight’s Events

  • MHS Volleyball vs. Pendelton . 6:00pm . Watch Live on TribeTV or MCSC Athletics YouTube
  • RJB Football at Oak Hill . 6:00pm
  • RJB Volleyball at Eastbrook . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

NFL – Monday Night Football
Kansas City 29-20 Washington

NBA
The Pacers open up the season at Milwaukee on Wednesday. The Bucks are 0-1 on the season.

MLB
New York hosts Minnesota in the American League Wild Card game tonight on ESPN at 8:00pm. Ervin Santana will face off against Luis Severino on the mound.

 

Indians Hunt Down CIC Victory, Volleyball, Cross Country, and Girls Soccer Success

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

Indians Football traveled to Oak Hill on Friday to battle the Eagles in a CIC match-up. Mississinewa won 60-0 in a game where the Indians totaled over 600 all-purpose yards. Heisman Skeens scored five touchdowns for the Indians helping the team overcome 13 penalties throughout the game, which was a minor hiccup for the victory. The “Cade’s” continued to have great performances as Campbell and McCoin both added huge offensive contributions. The Indians drew Frankfort (0-7), in the IHSAA opening round of sectional. Frankfort will host that game on October 20th.


Volleyball fought off the Eastern Comets to win 3-2. The junior varsity squad also won 2-0. Varsity sets were 25-14, 22-25, 19-25, 25-10, 15-11. Halle Planck rallied 14 kills, 3 blocks, and 3 aces for the Indians. Erika Foy had 13 kills, 8 digs, 2 blocks, and an ace. Kenzie Skeens accumulated 41 assists and Madison Stanley added 12 digs.


Cross Country had a great performance at Indiana Wesleyan in the CIC races this weekend. The big story was Brennan Butche repeating as CIC Boys Champion with a time of 15:55.8. Johnathan Tucker and Jacob Ehmer also earned All-Conference along with Carli Fones who placed 8th in the girls race (21:12.1).


Girls Soccer picked up a late goal by Beth Lucas to defeat Taylor 1-0. The girls prepare for Sectionals this week against Maconaquah in the opening round of play.


RJB Tennis Boys and Girls both defeated Manchester and the RJB 7th Grade Volleyball team won the 2017 CIC Championship.


There are no event’s tonight, but Indians are back in action on Tuesday. Don’t forget to tune in daily at 10:00am on MCSC Athletics YouTube for Tribe Sports Daily with Brooks Holloway and the TribeTV crew.

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.


Tonight’s Events

 

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.


Tonight’s Events

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

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