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James Reed to lead Indians in 2018-2019

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

JV Softball and Girls Tennis were both rained out last night. Rescheduled dates for both of these events have yet to be established.

James Reed will take the helm of the Indians Boys Basketball team for the 2018-2019 season after being approved last night by the Mississinewa Schools Board of Trustees. Reed has been an assistant under Coach Andrew Evertts, and is an Exceptional Education teacher at Mississinewa High School.

MHS Baseball . The JV Indians traveled to Maconaquah last night and moved to 2-1 on the season with a 18-5 victory. Hunter Ribble earned the win on the mound and batted 2-4 with 5 RBIs. Landen Swanner was 2-2 with 2 walks and 3 RBIs, and Brendan Gochenour batted 2-3.

Tonight’s Events . Girls Tennis travels to Western, Boys Golf tees off at Elwood, and Track & Field will host Eastbrook starting at 4:30pm. Baseball will visit Blackford with the JV and Varsity Softball teams to take on the Bruins. Action in Hartford City begins at 5:00pm. RJB Baseball plays at Wabash at 5:00pm, and RJB Softball hosts Cowan at 5:30pm.


Today’s Sports World Update

 

NHL . The Toronto Maple Leafs tied their series with Boston last night 3-3, after winning 3-1. Washington wrapped up the series with Columbus with a 6-3 win. Toronto and Boston will play Game 7 on Wednesday at 7:30pm.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Cincinnati Reds 10-4 Atlanta Braves
  • Cleveland Indians 2-1 Baltimore Orioles
  • Chicago White Sox 10-4 Seattle Mariners

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Championship Recap, Indian Track at IWU

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Boys Basketball . The Mississinewa Boys Basketball team fell short of it’s first sectional title since 1954 on Saturday, losing to Marion 57-54 in an amazing game. Jerod May led the Indians with 21 points, breaking the 1000 point mark with his final three-point attempt of the night as he was being fouled. Anthony Horton also had a big night with 18 points.

MHS Track & Field . The Indians opened up a pair of Indoor Track Meets at IWU this past weekend. Brennan Butche won the 3200m (9:30.86) with a school record. The 4x200m boys team of Quakenbush, Sallade, Standridge, and Mead placed 4th (1:38.36). Carli Fones won the 60m dash (8.19). Beth Lucas placed 10th (10.68) in the 60m hurdles. The girls 4x200m of Lucas, Webb, Hasty, and Fones placed 9th (2:01.80). Finally, the girls 4x400m of Fones, Webb, Lucas, and Dawson placed 8th (4:47.67). The Indians return to IWU for another Indoor Meet this Saturday.

This Week’s Events . The 6th grade basketball season continues with several contests this week. RJB wrestling reaches the midpoint of their season. This March we are celebrating the Unified Champions teams. This week kicks off a series of great events. Be sure to follow MCSC Athletics on Facebook and Twitter for all the breaking updates.


Today’s Sports World Update

MLB . Opening Day is quickly approaching as all teams will play on Thursday, March 29th. This is the first time since 1968 that every MLB team will open on the same day. The Cubs open at Miami, Houston at Texas, St. Louis at the Mets, the Royals will host the White Sox, and the fully-stocked Yankees will travel to Toronto just to name a few of the match-ups from day one.

NASCAR . Kevin Harvick makes it two in a row in Las Vegas this weekend to claim the points leadership.

NBA . The Pacers host the Bucks tonight after defeating the Wizards last night 98-95. Victor Oladipo scored 33 points for Indiana.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . #15 Michigan defeated #8 Purdue 75-66 to claim the Big Ten title for the second straight year. Moritz Wagner scored 17 points to lead the Wolverines. Isaac Haas had 23 points for Purdue.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . The Butler Lady Bulldogs lost in the Big East quarterfinals to Marquette 73-61. #5 Notre Dame battled #4 Louisville, but the Irish lost 74-72 in the ACC Women’s Final.


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6 miles apart, 45minutes away, 1 title

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report . Special Weekend Update

MHS iTribe . It’s a “Red Out” tonight for the Sectional Championship at Norwell. The Mississinewa High School Student Section encourages everyone to wear read and pack the stands. Doors open at Norwell High School at 6:45pm. Tickets are $6.00.

MHS Boys Basketball . It has been over half a century since a sectional banner has been hung at Mississinewa High School for Boys Basketball. Mississinewa has had a very successful athletics year, including a great run by the Indians football team cut just short of a state appearance at Greenwood. The Indians sealed a trip to the championship game with a 52-34 win over Bishop Luers on Friday night. Jerod May scored 15 points to pull within 12 of the 1000 point mark. Thabit Gault added another double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Check out the replay of that game including interviews with May, Gault, Evertts, and Skeens on MCSC Athletics YouTube right now. Coach Evertts and the Indians will face the Marion Giants, who defeated Norwell last night, in the Sectional 23 Championship at Norwell High School tonight at 7:30pm. TribeTV will again bring you a live stream on MCSC Athletics YouTube starting at approximately 7:00pm.

Today’s Events . RJB Wrestling travels to Frankfort today at 9:30am while MHS Track and Field will compete in an Indoor Meet at Indiana Wesleyan. Events begin at 9:00am for the Indians.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Indiana Pacers defeated the Bucks last night 103-96. Victor Oladipo had 21 points in the win.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The Ball State Cardinals face Eastern Michigan today at 2:00pm, Notre Dame plays #1 Virginia on the ACC Network, and Butler will take on Providence at 5:00pm. The big game of the weekend is #9 North Carolina traveling to Cameron Indoor Stadium to take on the #5 Duke Blue Devils. Both teams have potential to take on the National Championship crown, but have encountered losses that leave some skeptical. The rivalry is the grand culmination to the end of the regular season in college basketball. The rivalry match-up can be seen on ESPN tipping off at 8:15pm.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . The Lady Bulldogs of Butler take on Seton Hall at 8:00pm.


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Boys Hoops battles at Norwell, Track fires up for IWU

Story by Dalton Bishop . TribeTV Sports Director

Tribe Sports Report

There will be a Golf Call-Out Meeting today, March 2nd at Mississinewa High School in The Pit immediately after school. If there are questions or concerns please contact Coach James Reed prior to the meeting.

MHS Boys Basketball . The Mississinewa Indians Basketball Survived on Tuesday, battling tooth-and-nail the entire game against Heritage. Jerod May had the ball with 15 seconds on the clock and time counting down. May got a screen from Thabit Gault then drove inside, and he scored his 4th point of the game propelling the Indians past the Patriots 33-32. Tonight Coach Evertts and the team travel back to Norwell High School, but this time to take on Fort Wayne Bishop Luers. Bishop Luers comes into the matchup with only winning one game and having a record of 1-20. Meanwhile, The Indians come in with a 15-8 record. Jerod May comes into tonight’s matchup just 27 points away from 1000 career points. Elsewhere in Sectional 23 fans have Grant County rival Marion taking on the host of Sectional 23 Norwell on their home floor. Marion and Norwell will play at 6:00pm followed by Mississinewa and Bishop Luers to tip-off at approximately 7:30pm. Tune in at approximately 7:00pm as TribeTV fires up the pregame show from Ossian live on MCSC Athletics YouTube.

This Weekend . RJB Wrestling travels to Frankfort on Saturday at 9:30am. MHS Track and Field will compete in an Indoor Meet at Indiana Wesleyan. Events begin at 9:00am for the Indians.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Pacers play in Milwaukee tonight at 8:00pm. The teams split the first two meetings. Indiana is one game ahead of Milwaukee in the Central standings. Both teams have lost their last two games.

NASCAR . The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for the third race of the season. Headed into Las Vegas their are three drivers who are favored to win this weekend’s race. Kyle Larson in the Credit One Bank, Chip Gnassi Racing #42 Chevrolet, last week’s winner Kevin Harvick in the Tony Stewart Racing, Jimmy Johns, Ford Performance #4, and the last favored driver is Kyle Busch in the M & M’s, Joe Gibbs Racing #18. Toyota Cup Series Qualifying is scheduled to roll off around 4:15pm today.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . A solid first for Archie Miller and the Indiana Hoosiers ended last night in the BIG10 Tournament. The Hoosiers met with the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, and things seemed to be going well early in the game for the Hoosiers before a Scarlet Knight 16-2 run to bring the lead back to 3. At the halftime break Rutgers led IU 29-28. Rutgers led most of the second half but IU was step for step with them. Indiana could not contain Corey Sanders. Sanders led the Scarlet Knights to victory over the Hoosiers 76-69, He scored 28 points on 12-20 shooting from the floor. Purdue now faces Rutgers tonight at 9:00pm on the Big Ten Network. Ball State faces Northern Illinois tonight at 8:00pm on ESPN3.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Rutgers defeated the Lady Boilermakers last night 62-60, and Indiana won 111-109 over Michigan State in the Women’s Big Ten Tournament. #5 Notre Dame takes on Virginia tonight at 6:00pm on the ACC Network in the Quarterfinals of the Women’s ACC Tournament.

NAIA Men’s BasketballGreg Tonagel and the Indiana Wesleyan University Wildcats earned a #1 Seed in the NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship. The Wildcats will take on #8 Seed Antelope Valley (California) in the opening round of the 32-team tournament in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Wildcats play at 1:00pm Eastern Time on Thursday, March 8th.


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Indians win in last five seconds, all smiles

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

There will be a Golf Call-Out Meeting this Friday, March 2nd at Mississinewa High School in The Pit immediately after school. If there are questions or concerns please contact Coach James Reed prior to the meeting.

MHS Boys Basketball . With five seconds left at Norwell High School in the opening round of IHSAA Sectional 23, the Indians pushed past the slow pace of Heritage and claimed a win 33-32. Jerod May hit the lay-up to give the Indians the win, but the second half defensive pressure and a steady stream of free throws from Thabit Gault put the Indians in the position to advance. Gault finished the game with 10 points and nine rebounds. Mississinewa faces Bishop Luers on Friday at 7:30pm in the semi-finals. TribeTV will again have live coverage beginning at 7:00pm.

Tonight’s Events . There are no events for tonight for RJ Baskett or Missisisnewa High School.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Indiana Pacers, at 34-26, face the Atlanta Hawks tonight at 7:30pm.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Central Michigan took down the Cardinals of Ball State last night 75-51. Notre Dame matches up tonight against Pittsburgh on ESPNU at 7:00pm.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . The Lady Cardinals of Ball State play Central Michigan tonight at 7:00pm on ESPN3. The two teams both possess a 23-4 record as the season winds down.

NAIA Men’s Basketball . Indiana Wesleyan claimed the Crossroads Championship last night 95-83 over Saint Francis. Jacob Johnson scored 20 points with 7 rebounds for the Wildcats.


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