Weekend Recap! Football, Tennis, Soccer, and More

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

The Mississinewa Indians lost a CIC Football battle against Eastbrook on Friday night 42-21. Cade Campbell rushed for two touchdowns (112 yards on 22 carries) and Heisman Skeens (70 yards rushing and 53 receiving) ran for a touchdown as well. The Indians host Madison Grant next week. Fans can watch that game live on TribeTV.


Boys Tennis competed in the Homestead Invitational on Saturday and placed 6th of eight teams. Paxton Sample finished the day in 2nd place at #3 Singles as he defeated Penn and Concord, but eventually lost to Homestead in the finals. The Indians are 11-4 with Frankton at home this Wednesday in their final CIC match.


Volleyball had a tough contest Saturday at Delta. The Junior Varsity and Varsity (21-25, 16-25, 17-25) lost in straight sets. Erika Foy had 5 kills and 6 digs. Halle Planck recorded 7 kills, 5 blocks, and 2 aces. Kirsten Lockwood had 6 kills and 3 blocks. Kenzie Skeens tallied 22 assists.


The Boys Soccer team kicked off a double header with the Lady Indians on Saturday at Blackford. Williams, Yoder, and Sallade scored for the Indians to give the boys a 3-1 win over the Bruins. The girls won 3-2 off of two goals from Webb and one from Ulerick.


Girls Golf finished their season at the Huntington North Sectional this past weekend placing 8th. Scores: LaBarr (93), Davis (106), Tignor (113), Pannell (118), and Allen (124). Good season Lady Indians!


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At the Jim Leffler Invitational, the Indians Cross Country team finished 8th (boys) and 9th (girls). Brennan Butche was first for the boys with a time of 15:54. Jon Tucker(30), Jacob Ehmer (31), and Tony Parish (68) were the top runners for the boys. The Lady Indians were led by Carli Fones who finished 16th. Jordan Luedtke (50) and Lynnzey Young (51) rounded out the top three for the girls. Raegan Tippey won the JV Girls race, and Bryce Nash finished 21st for the top JV boys runner.

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Images courtesy of Coach Ean Van Winkle

RJB 6th Grade Volleyball competed in the Selma Invitational and finished the day 1-3.


Mississinewa Alum Katie Elson was one of two athletes to receive the Jack and Marge Colescott Athletic Scholarship on Saturday at Arbor Trace. Congratulations Katie!

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Photo courtesy of Indiana Wesleyan University via The Marion Chronicle-Tribune.

Tonight’s Events
RJB Tennis vs. McCulloch . 5:00pm
MHS Girls Soccer at Lakewood Park Christian . 5:30pm
RJB Volleyball at Oak Hill . 6:00pm

Football Battle Tonight . Indians Win Big Last Night

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Images courtesy of Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

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Volleyball swept the competition from Varsity to 7th grade last night. The Lady Indians defeated Marion in three straight sets (25-15, 25-13, 25-15) after the JV squad swept the Giants earlier that evening. Erika Foy had 12 kills, 5 digs, and 1 ace. Taylor Walker, Halle Planck, and Kirsten Lockwood had 5 kills each. Planck added 3 blocks to her stat sheet, and Kenzie Skeens recorded 34 assists and 4 digs.

The RJB Lady Indians hosted CIC opponent Frankton last night. The 8th grade defeated Frankton 2-1 while the 7th grade swept the Eagles 2-0.


Boys Tennis continued Mississinewa’s great evening with a CIC win over Elwood 5-0. Here is the report from Coach Fleming, “The Indians blanked the Panthers in 8 of the 10 sets to extend their record to 4-0 in the conference and 11-4 overall.  Mississinewa will play in the Homestead Invitational, that will include five state-ranked teams, on Saturday.”

#1S: Isaac Torres won 6-0, 6-0
#2S: Conner Murphy won 6-0, 6-4
#3S: Chandler Morrison won 6-1, 6-0
#1D: Seth Graves / Paxton Sample won 6-0, 6-0
#2D: Mason Christensen / Josiah Stark won 6-0, 6-0
Ethan Miller won his JV singles match 8-1.


Elwood also ran into trouble on the golf course facing the Lady Indians at Shady Hills. Mississinewa won 202-219 in this Girls Golf competition. Davis led the way as medalist shooting a 46 followed by LaBarr (47), Tignor (53), Allen (56), and Pannell (65).


Football Teams Set to Aide Hurricane Victims Tonight

The Mississinewa Indians are set to face the Eastbrook Panthers tonight at Eastbrook High School (7:00pm kickoff). While this is a big CIC battle, the teams are coming together in an effort to support the victims of the recent hurricanes.

In cooperation with Earthwise Plastics in Marion both schools will be collecting supplies to send to hurricane victims. A box for donations will be located next to the Ticket Booth at the game tonight. Some of the items needed:

  • Bug Spray
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Batteries
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Laundry Soap
  • Lysol Wipes/Spray
  • Bleach
  • Dog & Cat Food
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Flash Lights
  • Water
  • Baby Food
  • Diapers
  • Wipes
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Tooth-care products
  • Adult Diapers
  • Non-Perishable Food
  • Paper Plates/Cups
  • Ziplock Bags
  • Trash Bags

Saturday’s Events
MHS Girls Golf Sectional
MHS Cross Country at Yorktown . 9:00am
MHS Boys Tennis at the Homestead Invitational . 9:00am
RJB Volleyball Grant Four at Oak Hill . 9:00am
MHS Volleyball at Delta . 10:00am
MHS Boys Soccer at Blackford . 10:00am
MHS Girls Soccer at Blackford . 12:00pm (noon)

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