Football Partners to Help Victims of Hurricane Harvey

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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On Friday, September 1 the Mississinewa Indians and the Blackford Bruins will face off on the field at Blackford High School. The teams will also be partnering to provide supplies to those affected by Hurricane Harvey. There will be a truck by the main gate designated for donations. The teams are looking for clothing items such as t-shirts, hoodies, and shoes that can be sent to the victims. If you are unable to attend the game at Blackford you can drop off your donations at Mississinewa High School’s Main Office before 3:30pm on Friday. Both schools thank you for your willingness to help those in need.


Boys Tennis took on CIC opponent Blackford tonight and made their conference record 2-0 with a win over the Bruins 5-0. The RJB Tennis teams also improved to 2-0 as the boys defeated Marion 5-0, and the girls won 4-1.


Boys Soccer falls to Heritage 9-0. The Indians will play next on Saturday after the girls 10:00am match-up with Whitko. Both games can be watched live on TribeTV at TheCube.com.


Volleyball traveled down the road to CIC rival Eastbrook to move to 2-0 in the conference with a 3-1 win. The RJB 7th and 8th grade Volleyball teams both held home court against the visiting Elwood Panthers with wins. Congratulations Lady Indians.

Tonight’s Events
MHS Football at Blackford . 7:00pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)

Tennis Sweeps Opponents

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Boys Tennis battled in it’s first conference match of the year against CIC opponent Madison Grant. The Indians won 4-1 which makes them 6-1 on the season (1-0 CIC). Isaac Torres, Conner Murphy, and Paxton Sample did not give up a point in the singles matches. The second doubles court of Christensen and Stark won 6-3, 6-3. RJB Tennis also brought home two wins defeating Western in both the boys and girls matches 4-1.


RJB Football lost in both the 7th and 8th grade games to Kokomo at Fisher Field.

Tonight’s Events
MHS Boys Tennis vs. Blackford . 5:00pm
MHS Volleyball at Eastbrook . 6:00pm
MHS Boys Soccer vs. Heritage . 6:00pm
RJB Volleyball vs. Elwood . 6:00pm
RJB Tennis at McCulloch . 5:00pm (at Marion HS)

Tough Night For Indians

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Cross Country ran last night against Eastern (Greentown) and Madison Grant in Fairmount. The boys and girls teams both placed 2nd. Jakob Ehmer was the top runner for the boys and finished 1st at 19:22. Anika Williams at 26:46 earned 1st place in the girls race.


Boys Tennis lost to #24 Marion 4-1.


Girls Golf hosted Huntington North and were defeated 179-214. Davis shot a season best to lead the Lady Indians with a 46. Other scores included LaBarr (52), Tignor and Allen (58), and Pannell (61).


Girls Soccer traveled to Oak Hill and came up short. They lost to the Eagles 3-0.


In Junior High athletics, the volleyball squads traveled to East Jay to open up their season. The 8th grade team lost, but the 7th grade Lady Indians earned a win.

Tonight’s Events
MHS Girls Golf vs. Wabash with Eastbrook . 4:30pm
MHS Boys Tennis vs. Madison Grant . 5:00pm
RJB Football vs. Kokomo at MHS . 6:00pm
RJB Coed Tennis at Western . 5:00pm

Volleyball Opens CIC With Win

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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The Lady Indians opened CIC Volleyball action with a win over Oak Hill 3-0 (25-12, 25-18, 25-21). The team is now 8-1 on the season and 1-0 in the conference.

Erika Foy 13 kills, 12 digs
Halle Planck 13 kills, 4 blocks, 3 digs
Kirsten Lockwood 9 kills, 1 block
Kenzie Skeens 39 assists

Tonight’s Events
MHS Girls Golf vs. Huntington North . 4:30pm
MHS Boys Tennis vs. Marion . 5:00pm
MHS Cross Country at Madison Grant with Eastern . 5:00pm
MHS Girls Soccer at Oak Hill . 6:00pm
RJB Volleyball at East Jay . 6:00pm

Weekend Recap: Butche 1st at Taylor

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Featured Image provided by Ean Van Winkle

Mississinewa Cross Country traveled to Taylor University this past Saturday for the high school and middle school invitational. Junior Brennan Buche broke the school record and course record with a time of 15:49.3 (5:06/M) winning the boys race. Aurora Fisher was the top runner for the Lady Indians finishing 12th with a time of 20:35.9. As a team the girls and boys both placed 11th.


Indians Football was defeated in a very exciting game in their home field opener 36-32 by the New Haven Bulldogs. Senior Evan Wilkins had a fumble recovery. Cade McCoin rushed for one touchdown and completed a pass to Hunter Smalley for another. Junior Heisman Skeens and Sophomore Cade Campbell both added a touchdown on foot.


Girls Golf placed 4th at the CIC match on Saturday. LaBarr and Davis both received All-CIC Honorable Mention finishing 10th and 9th respectively. LaBarr shot a 98 and Davis a 97. Other scores included Tignor (114), Allen (122), and Pannell (136).


Boys and Girls Soccer struggled this past Saturday. The boys lost 11-0 on the road at Delta while the girls fell 5-0 at home to Wabash.

Tonight’s Events
MHS Volleyball at Oak Hill . 6:00pm

Boys Tennis Remains Unbeaten

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Everyone brought home a win last night for Boys Tennis as they traveled to Northwestern and moved to 5-0 on the season with a 5-0 win. All singles matches were shutouts and the doubles dominated as well. JV single Josiah Stark won both of his matches.


Volleyball won in three straight sets over visiting Southern Wells (25-13, 25-18, 25-10). Taylor Walker had 13 kills at the net while Erika Foy had 12 kills and 7 digs. Kenzie Skeens had 43 assists. The Lady Indians are now 7-1.


Boys Soccer traveled to Kreager Park to take on the Ft. Wayne Fusion club side. The Indians lost 6-1 as Colin Yoder found the back of the net with two minutes left in the game. Conner Layman had 25 saves in the goal. Boys Soccer travels to Delta on Saturday.

Tonight’s Events
MHS Football vs. New Haven . 7:00pm (Watch Live)

Lady Indians Win

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Volleyball captured a home win against the visiting Northfield Norse (25-13, 25-16, 20-25, 25-21). Kenzie Skeens recorded 47 assists and 3 aces. Halle Planck had 14 kills and 6 blocks. Erika Foy also had 14 kills with 6 digs and 2 blocks.


Girls Golf defeated Bluffton 220-240. LaBarr was the medalist with a 51. The other scores were Davis (53), Tignor (62), Allen (54), and Pannell (66).

Tonight’s Events
MHS Boys Tennis at Northwestern . 5:00pm
MHS Boys Soccer at Ft. Wayne Fusion . 5:30pm
MHS Volleyball vs. Southern Wells . 6:00pm
RJB Football Jamboree at Elwood . 5:30pm

Boys Tennis Wins in Tough Night for Indians

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Boys Tennis was the highlight of the evening as they remain undefeated at 4-0 with a road win at Western 3-2. Conner Murphy (7-6(2), 6-1), Paxton Sample (6-1, 6-0), and the One-Doubles team of Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison (7-5, 6-4) brought home wins for the Indians.


Indians Soccer faced a tough opponent last night in Huntington North. The Lady Indians fell 11-0 at home (watch the replay on TribeTV), and the Boys lost 11-1 on the road. Sam Tarpein had the lone goal for Indians soccer last night.


Girls Golf lost to Eastbrook, who remains undefeated so far this year, by a score of 217-211. Mississinewa’s top four all shot season lows (LaBarr 48, Davis 48, Tignor 59, Allen 62).

Events for Today
MHS Girls Golf at Bluffton . 4:30pm
MHS Volleyball vs. Northfield . 6:00pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)

Volleyball Blanks Bluffton

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
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Photos by Scott Hunt of the Chronicle Tribune
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The Lady Indians hosted the Bluffton Tigers last night in IHSAA volleyball action. Coach Hope Coons had the girls fired up and the team rolled to a 3-0 victory (25-20, 25-12, 25-16). Erika Foy collected 13 kills along with Kirsten Lockwood’s 9. Kenzie Skeens had 33 assists while Emily Taylor recorded 7 digs and 4 aces. The Junior Varsity team also won in two straight sets. Go Indians!

For more great coverage and a front page story by Scott Hunt of the action at Mississinewa last night check out today’s Chronicle Tribune!

Weekend Recap

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
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Indians Football was on the road to open the season at the home of the Lapel Bulldogs. The Indians were victorious 42-27. Senior Cade McCoin completed two touchdowns from the air while rushing one into the endzone. Hunter Smalley and Heisman Skeens each caught one of those touchdown passes from McCoin. Skeens also ran three more touchdowns for the Indians recording over 350 all-purpose yards.


Boys Soccer defeated the Tri-Central Trojans at Fisher Field on Saturday 3-2. All fice goals were scored in the first half. Robbie Smith, Cory Quakenbush, and Sam Tarpein found the net for the Indians. Colin Yoder assisted on two goals along with Sean Williams.


Boys Tennis traveled to Adams Central on Saturday to earn a 3-2 victory over the Jets. Isaac Torres won 6-3, 6-3 at One-Singles. Conner Murphy (5-7, 6-4, 6-4) and Paxton Sample (6-2, 6-2) added the other Indian wins to sweep the singles spots.


At Yorktown, our Cross Country runners opened the season on Saturday. The Boys team placed 7th (159) while the Girls finished 5th (114). Brennan Butche took 1st place at 16:14.8 for the Indians. Aurora Fisher was the top runner for the Girls placing 2nd with a time of 21:22.1.


Lady Indians Volleyball took 2nd place at the Elwood Tournament on Saturday. The team defeated Tipton (25-24, 18-25, 15-8), Clinton Central (25-20, 25-18), and Lewis Cass (25-11, 25-12). In the Championship Match the Lady Indians fell to Danville (25-27, 20-25).

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