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Weather Crashes Grant 4 Tourneys

Monday, May 22, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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On Saturday, the annual Grant Four baseball and softball tournaments were to be played, but weather through a nasty curve ball at the events.


Indians Baseball started the day off with a win over Oak Hill 6-3 before the weather ended the day for all teams. Eastbrook and Madison Grant will play tonight at Madison Grant at 5:00pm. The winner will then travel to Taylor University to face Mississinewa in the Championship at approximately 7:00pm.

JV Baseball defeated Madison Grant 25-0 in the first game. Seth Maddox pitched a five-inning shut-out. Eastbrook and Oak Hill will finish their weather-delayed contest tonight at Mississinewa at 5:00pm with the championship to follow against the Junior Varsity Indians.


Softball lost to Oak Hill 14-9 on Saturday. The softball tournament was completed on Saturday. The Lady Indians will play in the IHSAA Sectional at Norwell on Tuesday.

The Junior Varsity Softball Grant Four was cancelled. The JV Lady Indians finished the season 9-2 (6-0 CIC).


The Trailside Junior High Golf Championship was won by R.J. Baskett on Saturday with some great rounds posted by our Indians. Congratulations!

Corey 34
Dakin 35
Scott 38
Alexander 42
Walters 43


Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
JV Baseball Grant Four . Eastbrook vs. Oak Hill at Mississinewa at 5:00pm (4 innings) Winner playing Mississinewa immediately after.
Baseball Grant Four Championship at Taylor University . 7:00pm (apprx.)
RJB Softball at Taylor . 5:30pm

Weather for Tonight’s Events: Sunny, 68º

 

Baseball Wins on Senior Night, Softball Battles Slump, & Girls Tennis Sectional

Thursday, May 18, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Nine Baseball seniors ended their playing days on their home field with a 12-2 win over Taylor in five innings. Nick Richards pitched the complete game with 2 strikeouts and 2 walks. The Titans grabbed five hits off of Richards. Offensively, Garrison Smith had 3 hits, Gage Gallion 2 hits, Lucas Richards 2 hits and 5 runs. Noah Harris had 2 RBIs, Nolan Young and Tim Nemes each had a double. The Indians play tonight at Wabash at 5:30pm then play on Saturday in a rescheduled Grant Four against Oak Hill at 9:00am. The Grant Four is at Madison Grant.


Softball continued to struggle last night as they lost to Northwestern 1-4. Erika Foy pitched the complete game with 4 strikeouts, 2 walks, and gave up 6 hits. Darcie Patton went 1 for 2, Madison Stanley had a single and an RBI, and Mallory Sands and Erika Foy added a hit. The Lady Indians play tonight as they host Eastern at 5:00pm before they open the Grant Four Weekend.


Girls Tennis finished their season and tournament play in a loss to Marion 1-4 last night at the IHSAA Marion Sectional.


In the Howard County Tournament, the 8th Grade Softball team advanced again with a win over Tipton 20-5. They play again tonight at 5:30pm.


Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
Baseball at Wabash 5:00pm
JV Baseball vs. Kokomo 5:00pm
JV Softball at Northwestern 5:00pm
Softball vs. Eastern 5:00pm
Boys Track & Field Sectionals at Indiana Wesleyan University 5:00pm
8th Grade Softball in the Howard County Tournament 5:30pm

Weather This Evening: Partly Cloudy, Windy, 83º

TribeTV Uses Drone to Promote Athletics

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.

Baseball Wins CIC Co-Championship

Screen Shot 2017-05-17 at 7.28.55 AMWednesday, May 17, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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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

Indians Battle Tigers in CIC Events

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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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

Weekend Recap . May 12-13

Monday, May 15, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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18424123_1550729611635425_1109690464631727202_nGirls 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.

18424203_1550726051635781_9211690345173812088_nIn 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.18446920_1550359991672387_2778867451906398919_n


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

Fones Sets School Record while Indians Pour in the Wins

Friday, May 12, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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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

Saturday’s Events
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

Huge Wins for Tennis, Softball, Baseball and Boys Golf Edged by Taylor

Thursday, May 11, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Storms rolled through the area eventually, but only the Track & Field CIC Meet was affected. That event will continue tonight at Oak Hill starting at 5:30pm.


The big story of the night was the 33-0 scoreline coming from Junior Varsity Baseball. The Indians defeated Madison Grant (CIC) at home with Seth Maddox pitching the complete game. Tyler Jakob led the Indians going 3 for 3 with a single, double, and a triple.


Coach Fleming and the Girls Tennis team traveled to Frankton. Here is what he had to report, “On Wednesday, the OleMiss Tennis team traveled to Frankton to play its last conference match of the season.  The Indians nearly missed a clean sweep of the varsity courts in its 5-0 victory.  Mississinewa has now won 10 of their last 11 matches.  OleMiss is now 12-3 and will travel to Yorktown on Thursday.”

The Varsity squad gave up only two points in the One Doubles contest, winning every other set 6-0. The Junior Varsity also won 6-0.


Softball defeated Daleville on the road last night 14-1. Kait Leavitt pitched for the win, and she also went 2 for 3 with an RBI. Darcie Patton was 4 of 4 with a home run, double, and 4 RBI’s. Mallory Sands went 2 for 3 with a home run and 2 RBI’s. Erika Foy rounded out the offensive leaders going 2 for 3 with an RBI.


Mississinewa Boys Golf came close, but they fell short to Taylor 190-188 under Josh Dakin’s top mark of 41 (one short of medalist). The other marks were Breyton Berryhill (46), Doak Labarr (49), and A.J. Cragun (54)


Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
CIC Track & Field at Oak Hill . 5:30pm (continued from last night)
RJB Golf at Oak Hill (Arbor Trace) . 4:30pm
Baseball at Eastbrook . 5:00pm
JV Baseball vs. Tipton . 5:00pm (Watch Live on TribeTV)
Softball at Eastbrook . 5:00pm
JV Softball at Eastbrook . 6:30pm

Weather at Event Time in the Gas City Area: Mostly Cloudy, 62º

JV Squads Take Wins while Varsity Struggle on the Diamond, Tennis Beat Star Fires

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

The Girls Tennis team recorded their eleventh win of the year over South Adams last night 3-2. Here is what Coach Fleming had to report, “On Tuesday, the OleMiss Tennis Team traveled to South Adams for an impromptu match.  Mississinewa was scheduled to play Southwood but instead found themselves on the way to South Adams after their original opponents were forced to cancel to make up a conference match.  After OleMiss won the first two singles positions and the Stars won the two doubles matches, the deciding singles position moved into a third set.  Maggie Herring captured the third set to give the Indians the team win.  Mississinewa is now 11-3 overall.  OleMiss will play at conference foe Frankton Wednesday.”

Varsity 3-2
One Singles: Haleigh Rowley 6-0, 6-0
Two Singles: Heidi Rowley 6-0, 6-0
Three Singles: Maggie Herring 6-3, 3-6, 6-1
One Doubles: Powell/Stanley 3-6, 3-4
Two Doubles: Briz/Stephenson 0-6, 1-6

Junior Varsity 3-2
Heavyn Miller and Abigail Tignor were the Singles winners. Tignor/Gray combo won in the Doubles.


Softball dropped a CIC contest to Elwood 1-8. Kait Leavitt and Erika Foy pitched in the loss giving up 14 hits, walking one, and striking out two. Darcie Patton went 2 for 3 with two doubles. Erika Foy and Mallory Sands each had singles. Junior Varsity Softball defeated Elwood 8-0. Davis (2-3, 3B), Dotterweich and Swafford (2B), Berryhill and Vasquez (Singles). Berryhill pitched a complete game no-hitter with 9 strikeouts.


Baseball lost to Elwood in a close game 0-1. Junior Varsity Baseball defeated Blackford 8-5 on the road. Cade Campbell went 3 for 4 and pitched 5 innings for the win. Malcolm O’Brien was 2 for 4 with a double and 2 RBI’s.

Baseball with 3 Wins, Softball Splits

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Baseball picks up three wins through it’s ranks last night. The JV defeated Marion 6-0. Owen Felver completed the shutout while Tanner King led the offense going 1 for 2 with a triple. The 8th Grade team defeated Highland 8-1, and the 7th Grade won 7-3.


The Lady Indians were defeated at Frankton in a CIC Softball contest 3-17. Foy gave up 14 hits, with 2 strikeouts, and 5 walks. Offensively the Indians saw hits from Goble, Skeens, Sands, Cruzan, Bennett, and McKee. JV Softball earned the win over Frankton 8-1. Lady Indians had 14 hits. Bartel went 3 of 4, and Vasquez, Berryhill, and Swafford each had two hits. Vasquez pitched the complete game with 0 hits, 11 strikeouts, and 3 walks.


RJB Boys Track competed against McCulloch last night. Event winners are listed below.

7th Grade (49-47)
110m Hurdles: Konner Ricks
1600m: Phoenix Fisher
400m: Zach Luchetti
800m: Braxton Prater
Shot Put: Lucas Asbury
High Jump: Zach Luchetti
Discus: Lucas Asbury

8th Grade (32-68)
110m Hurdles: Elijah Standridge
1600m: Jon Alsup
800m: Cameron Sizemore
Shot Put: Garrett Johnson
Long Jump: Elijah Standridge