Tag Archives: Boys Tennis

Girls Soccer will Play for Title

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Photo by RJB Tennis Coach John Stark . RJB Boys Tennis undefeated in 2017.

Tribe Sports Report

Boys Tennis duo of Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison lost last night 6-2, 6-2 to a very solid Alexandria pair in the IHSAA Individual Doubles Sectional title match at Marion High School. Morrison will be a Junior next year for the Indians as Graves will graduate as part of back-to-back CIC champion teams.


Lady Indians Soccer opened up an IHSAA Sectional run last night at Marion High School with a win over Maconaquah 5-0. That win places the girls in the title match on Saturday at 7:00pm against Western.


Lady Indians Volleyball defeat Frankton in straight sets at both JV & Varsity levels. Varisty sets went 25-22, 25-23, and 25-14.

  • Erika Foy 16 kills, 9 digs
  • Halle Planck 12 kills, 4 blocks, 1 ace
  • Kenzie Skeens 39 assists, 2 digs

RJB Volleyball 7th and 8th grade teams defeat Oak Hill at home. RJB Tennis Girls won 4-1 over Lapel, and the RJB Boys Tennis team won 3-2 to finish the season undefeated. Tennis winners included John Oliver, Hayden Rowley, Riley Fuqua & Evan Stanley, Madison Fuqua, Ella Frantz, Sophia Morrison, and Brayley Bushman & Taylor Kern.


Tonight’s Events

Saturday’s Events

  • MHS Cross Country Sectional at Indiana Wesleyan University . 9:30am
  • MHS Volleyball Grant Four Tournament at Oak Hill High School  . 1:30pm
  • MHS Girls Soccer Sectional Championship vs. Western at Marion High School . 7:00pm

Professional Sports Update

MLB
Houston 8-2 Boston . Astros lead the series 1-0
Cleveland 4-0 New York . Cleveland lead the series 1-0

NBA
Pacers face the Cleveland Cavaliers on the road at 7:30pm.

NFL
New England 19-14 Tampa Bay. Indianapolis Colts host San Fransisco on Sunday at 1:00pm on Fox.

Boys Soccer Season Ends, Tennis Doubles Still Serving

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

Tribe Sports Report

Boys Soccer faced a tough Marion Giants soccer side last night in the IHSAA Sectional at Oak Hill High School. The Indians season came to an end with a 10-0 loss.


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Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison will continue their IHSAA tournament run tonight in the IHSAA Boys Tennis Sectional Finals against Alexandria in the #1 Doubles event. The pair defeated Winchester last night at Marion High School 6-1, 6-4. Graves and Morrison will begin action tonight at 4:30pm.


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Tennis at Lapel . 5:00pm
  • RJB 6th Grade Volleyball at Elwood . 5:30pm
  • MHS Volleyball at Frankton . 6:00pm
  • RJB Volleyball vs. Oak Hill . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

MLB
Arizona defeated Colorado 11-8 in the National League Wild Card game. The American League Division Series kick off tonight with the Red Sox at Houston and the Yankees in Cleveland. Astros fans can watch on the MLB Network at 4:00pm while the Cleveland and New York series will start at 7:30pm on Fox Sports 1.

NFL
New England travels to Tampa Bay for Thursday Night Football on CBS starting at 8:00pm.

NBA
The Pacers defeated the Bucks 104-86 last night. Lance Stephenson had 17 points and 6 rebounds. Indiana plays next on Friday at Cleveland.

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