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Butche Places Fifth, Indians Host Sectional Championship

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Football Images by Glen Devitt . Image of Brennan Butche by Scott Hunt

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Cross Country . Brennan Butche ran for the second straight year at the IHSAA Cross Country State Finals in Terre Haute this past Saturday. Butche placed 5th (15:30) while representing Mississinewa, his team, and family with total class. Congratulations Brennan on another fantastic year.



Football . The Mississinewa Indians defeated the Marion Giants for the first time in history at Fisher Field on Friday 21-14. The last meeting between these two teams was in 1974. Senior Cade McCoin had two passing touchdowns (Heisman Skeens and Cade Campbell), and he ran one in himself. Freshman kicker Andre Sallade kicked three PAT’s. The Indian’s defense made huge plays including fumble recoveries by Drew Castanon, Hunter Smalley, and Tobias Mead.

Girls Basketball . First year coach Omega Tandy and the Lady Indians open up play on their new court Wednesday with a scrimmage against Tipton (6:00pm, Live on MCSC Athletics YouTube). Their first official game is at Kokomo Taylor on Saturday.

RJB Basketball . Boys Basketball practice this week opens with 8th graders, daily, from 5:00-7:00pm. The 7th grade team will practice from 7:00-9:00pm.

Football Tickets . Pre-Sale tickets will again be available starting Tuesday, October 31 for this Friday’s Sectional Championship against Western. Tickets can be purchased at Mississinewa High School’s Main Office daily from 7:30am to 3:00pm. Deadline for Pre-Sale purchase is Friday, October 3 at Noon. Tickets may be purchased at the gate on Friday. Gates will open at 6:00pm.


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Today’s Sports Update

MLB . The Houston Astros defeated the Dodgers last night 13-12 in extra innings to take a 3-2 lead in the World Series. Game Six will be played in Los Angeles on Tuesday at 8:20pm (Fox) featuring Justin Verlander and Rich Hill.

NFL . Cincinnati defeated the Colts 24-23. Jacoby Brissett was 25-39 with one big Bengals interception late in the game.

NBA . The Indiana Pacers hosted the San Antonio Spurs and were victorious 97-94 led by Victor Oladipo’s 23 points on 7/14 shooting.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . The latest AP Coaches Poll Top Five includes Duke, Michigan State, Kansas, Kentucky, and Arizona. Pre-Season top team Duke opens Friday, November 10 with a non-conference game against Elon. Local teams opening games are listed below:

  • Indiana vs. Indiana State . Friday, 11/10 . 7:00pm
  • Purdue vs. SIU-Edwardsville . Friday, 11/10 . 7:00pm
  • Butler vs. Kennesaw Sate . Friday, 11/10 . 7:00pm

PreSale Football Tickets Ends at Noon

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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PreSale tickets at Mississinewa High School Main Office ends today at Noon. Tickets will be available at the game with gates opening at 6:00pm. Tonight’s IHSAA Football Sectional 21 Round Two game between Mississinewa and Marion will be streamed live on MCSC Athletic’s YouTube.

Brennan Butche will race on Saturday in Terre Haute. Mississinewa High School will hold a “Send-Off Rally” at 11:00am this morning as Brennan leaves for Terre Haute to train on the course this morning. The Boys State Finals Cross Country race will be streamed liveat 1:00pm (coverage starts at noon) by the IHSAA.


MCSC Athletics would like to help spread the word on a great student show be presented this weekend by Sight, Sound, and Scroll. “Gossamer” by Lois Lowry will be the Fall Production for Mississinewa held at the Marion Civic Theatre tonight and Saturday at 7:30pm. Student admission is $5.00 while Adult admission is $10.00. Please get out and support our great Fine Arts students and staff.

Tonight’s Events

  • IHSAA Football Sectional 21 at Mississinewa High School . Mississinewa vs. Marion at 7:00pm. Watch Live

Fall Break Recap, Ticket Info for Friday

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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Mississinewa Football defeated Frankfort on the Hot Dogs home field Friday 65-20. Senior Cade McCoin rushed for a touchdown and threw two to Junior Heisman Skeens, who had three rushing touchdowns as well. Drew Castenon added a touchdown. Freshman Andre Salade kicked 7 PAT’s while Josh O’Connell added two himself. The Indian’s defense, led by Senior Dustin Patton caused a safety.

Tickets . Friday’s Sectional 21 football game at Fisher Field will be between Mississinewa and Marion with kickoff at 7:00pm. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, October 24 at the Main Office of Mississinewa High School. Fans may purchase tickets between 7:30am and 3:30pm each day this week. Pre-Sale ends Friday at Noon. Questions can be directed to Mississinewa High School at 765-674-2248.

On Saturday, Brennan Butche advanced for Mississinewa Cross Country to the State Finals which will be held at the Wabash Valley Sports Center in Terre Haute next Saturday, October 28. The Boys Race is at 1:00pm. Admission to the events in Terre Haute is $10. Alternatively, you can watch live on IHSAAtv.org. MCSC Atheltics would also liek to recognize Aurora Fisher and her fantastic season that ended Saturday at the Semi-State race.

Professional Sports Update

MLB . The Houston Astros will face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series. Game One is Tuesday at 8:00pm (Fox).

Fall Break, Football, and Runners

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Mississinewa Schools is on Fall Break on Thursday and Friday of this week and Monday of next week (October 19-23). Be sure to follow MCSC Athletics on Twitter or Facebook for information over break.

Aurora Fisher and Brennan Butche will need to finish in the top ten at the New Haven Semi-State on Saturday to advance. Races will begin at approximately 1:00pm with the boys competition followed by the girls at approximately 1:45pm. The event will be held at The Plex in Ft. Wayne. Admission to this event is $5.

Mississinewa Football will travel to Frankfort High School on Friday, October 20 for the opening round of the sectional tournament. Game time is 7:00pm, and admission is $6. Mississinewa will host the winner of the Delta-Marion contest the following week if they defeat the Hot Dogs.

Pro & College Sports Update

ALCS . The New York Yankees defeated the Houston Astros 6-4 in the Bronx to even the series at two games each last night. Aaron Judge launched a home run that started a late surge from the Yankees and added a double late in the game as part of a huge eighth inning. The ALCS series ends it’s stay in the Bronx today with game five at 4:00pm (FS1).

NLCS . Darvish controlled the game through 7 for the Dodgers, only allowing one Schwarber home run in the first inning, as Los Angeles is now one game away from clinching a spot in the World Series. Wrigley Field will host game four tonight at 9:00pm (TBS) in what could be the final game of the NLCS.

NBA . The big story in the NBA so far in the opening week was the terrifying leg fracture sustained by Gordon Hayward last night as the Celtics lost to Cleveland 102-99. Hayward is a Butler alum who was making his debut for Boston.

Football Win Big, Cross Country Advance Two, and Volleyball Battles

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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Indians Football closed out the regular season with a CIC victory at Alexandria 69-20. Cade McCoin had four touchdown passes. Heisman Skeens (3), Cade Campbell (2), Jay Jones, and Chris Pavey rounded out the scoring for the Indians. Mississinewa plays Frankfort on the road in the first round of sectionals this Friday at 7:00pm. The winner of that game will play either Marion or Delta, and could be a chance for the Indians to play again at Fisher Field early in the tournament.

  • Scout Defense Award – John Hall & Tobias Meade
  • Scout Offense Award – Noah Wise & Bryce Luedtke
  • Warrior of the Week – Cade McCoin, Jay Jones, Heisman Skeens
  • Special Teams of the Week – Bruce Luedtke
  • Lineman of the Week – Evan Wilkins & Dustin Patton
  • 6 Second Player – Andre Salade
  • Bone Crusher Award – Dustin Patton
  • Hammer Award – Dustin Patton

Lady Indians Volleyball ended the season in the second round of sectional action on Saturday against Heritage in three straight sets.

Cross Country will send two runners to the Semi State event in Ft. Wayne this upcoming weekend. Brennan Butche won the boys race at 15:26.3. He will travel north with Aurora Fisher who battled back this season to advance with a great performance on Saturday.

Congratulations Mississinewa Boys Tennis, Isaac Torres for being selected to participate in the Indiana Senior All-Star Classic on November 4th at DePauw University. Torres was also recognized as an All-District honoree along with the doubles pair of Seth Graves and Chandler Morrison.

R.J. Baskett Boys Basketball try-outs begin October 24th. Girls Basketball try-outs begin November 6. See the R.J. Baskett Front Office for more information.

Registration is open for the Ole Miss Youth Sports basketball season. Check them out on Facebook for registration links.

There are no events for Monday evening.

Professional Sports Update

The Yankees return to New York down 2-0 to the Houston Astros after two huge battles this past weekend in the American League Championship Series (ALCS). Game time tonight is 8:00pm (FS1) with Morton facing off against Sabathia on the mound.

The Chicago Cubs will return to Wrigley in the National League Championship Series (NLCS) with a 2-0 deficit to overcome as Justin Turner launched a walk-off, three-run blast in the bottom of the 9th inning last night to give the Dodgers the advantage. Darvish will take on Hendricks on Tuesday at 9:00pm (TBS).

The Tennessee Titans host the Indianapolis Colts for Monday Night Football (NFL) at 8:30pm (ESPN). Both teams enter the game with a 2-3 record.

On Wednesday the Indiana Pacers will host Brooklyn at 7:00pm. (NBA)