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Rain Challenges Soccer Results and Cross Country Battles at Grant Four

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

While Boys Soccer was rain outed at South Adams and tentatively scheduled for Wednesday at 5:30pm, the Lady Indians soccer team hosted the Starfires and finished in a 3-3 draw.


Cross Country ran in a soggy Grant Four with both teams placing 3rd. Brennan Butche won the boys race with Tucker and Ehmer finishing in the top ten. Carli Fones earned top ten honors in the girls race.


RJB Volleyball took the 7th grade match against Kokomo 25-12, 25-4 while the 8th grade fell 15-25, 25-23, 13-15.


RJB Tennis defeated Kokomo tonight. The girls won 5-0, and the boys won 3-1.


RJB Football battled CIC opponent Eastbrook last night. The 8th Grade won 32-28 along with a 7th Grade win 22-8.


Tonight’s Events

  • MHS Boys Tennis vs. Frankton . 4:30pm
  • MHS Boys Soccer at South Adams . 5:30pm (rescheduled from last night)
  • MHS Volleyball at Elwood . 6:00pm

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

Indians Dominate Panthers for Homecoming

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Featured Image by Glen E. Devitt (For more great images from Mr. Devitt Click Here)

Indians Football rolled past the Elwood Panthers Friday night amidst the Homecoming festivities this past weekend 60-0 for another CIC win. Senior Cade McCoin connected for four touchdowns, three of those to Heisman Skeens and the fourth to Hunter Smalley. Sophomore Cade Campbell had a great ground attack rushing for two touchdowns and one punt return TD. Freshman Tai McClung ran for two touchdowns as well. On defense, Bryce Luedtke had one interception for the Indians.


Mississinewa Cross Country ran at the Wildcat Invitational on Saturday. A huge highlight was Aurora Fisher breaking the school record, set by Amanda Baldwin (2015), with a time of 19:46. Both the Boys and Girls teams finished in 15th place. Brennan Butche placed 4th overall for the Boys.


At the Grant Four Golf outing on Saturday Mississinewa Lady Indians placed 4th. Maggie LaBarr led the girls with a 101.


Ole Miss Boys Tennis continued to get back on track with a big win against the visitors from Northeastern 5-0. The match was played with two singles and three doubles events. The Indians are 9-4 on the season with Alexandria tonight.

Isaac Torres (1S) 6-0, 6-0
Conner Murphey (2S) 6-1, 6-2
Seth Graves & Paxton Sample (1D) 6-0, 6-1
Chandler Morrison & Mason Christensen (2D) 6-1, 6-0
Josiah Stark & Ethan Miller (3D) 6-4, 6-4

Tonight’s Events
MHS Girls Golf vs. Oak Hill . 4:30pm
MHS Boys Tennis at Alexandria . 4:30pm
MHS Girls Soccer vs. Tipton . 5:30pm (Watch Live)

RJB Football Wins Big

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

8th Grade Football traveled to Blackford Monday, and earned a big CIC win over the Bruins 60-14. Carson Campbell had 7 touchdowns.


Girls Golf defeated Alexandria 211-220 with Maggie LaBarr taking the medal at 47. (Davis 51, Tignor 56, Allen 57, Pannell 60)


Cross Country ran last night at the Oak Hill Invitational. The boys team placed 2nd while the Lady Indians placed 5th. Johnathan Tucker (6) and Jacob Ehmer (10) lead the way for the Indians while Carli Fones (11) was the top runner for the girls.

Tonight’s Events
Girls Golf at South Adams . 4:30pm
Girls Soccer at Muncie Central . 5:00pm
Boys Tennis at Maconaquah . 5:00pm
Boys Soccer vs. Muncie Central . 6:00pm (WATCH LIVE)
Volleyball vs. Madison Grant . 6:00pm (WATCH LIVE)
RJB Volleyball at Madison Grant . 5:00pm

Holiday Weekend Recap

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Featured Image by Andrew Evertts via Twitter

On Friday, Indians Football traveled to Blackford for another CIC match-up. The Indians won 47-3.


Saturday was a tough day for Boys Tennis. The team competed in the Fort Wayne Carroll Invitational. Paxton Sample was the only Indian to come away with a victory. Sample was 2-1 with his only loss coming from a super tie-break to Homestead. The Indians are 7-4 on the season and compete next at Maconaquah on Wednesday.

Loss to #5 Homestead 5-0
Loss to #28 Delta 4-1
Loss to #25 Concord 4-1

Homestead won the tournament by defeating Mississinewa, #12 Cathedral, and #9 Fort Wayne Carroll.


IMG_1580 (3)123_1Mississinewa Cross Country ran in the Marion Invitational on Saturday. Brennan Butche broke the school record and the Grant County record by running 15:26 and finishing in 4th place in the Elite Division. Mississinewa Boys finished 15th in the Purple Division. The Lady Indians finished 13th with the best finish coming from Aurora Fisher (8th) with a time of 19:53.


Mississinewa Volleyball competed in the Kay Saunders Classic hosted by the Wes-Del Warriors on Saturday. The team finished 2nd to an undefeated Hagerstown after a very good run throughout the day.

Championship: Lost to Hagerstown (25-15, 20-25, 7-15)
Defeated Blackford (25-12, 25-9)
Defeated Tipton (25-14, 25-18)
Defeated Wes-Del (25-11, 25-13)


Girls Soccer hosted Whitko on Saturday in game one of a doubleheader with the guys team and came away with a win 3-1 on three goals by Webb. Boys Soccer lost on the morning to Manchester 9-1.

Tonight’s Events
Cross Country at the Oak Hill Invitational . 4:30pm
Girls Golf at Alexandria . 5:00pm
RJB Football 8th Grade at Blackford . 6:00pm
RJB Volleyball at Riverview . 6:00pm
RJB Cross Country at the Oak Hill Invitational . 4:30pm

Tough Night For Indians

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

Cross Country ran last night against Eastern (Greentown) and Madison Grant in Fairmount. The boys and girls teams both placed 2nd. Jakob Ehmer was the top runner for the boys and finished 1st at 19:22. Anika Williams at 26:46 earned 1st place in the girls race.


Boys Tennis lost to #24 Marion 4-1.


Girls Golf hosted Huntington North and were defeated 179-214. Davis shot a season best to lead the Lady Indians with a 46. Other scores included LaBarr (52), Tignor and Allen (58), and Pannell (61).


Girls Soccer traveled to Oak Hill and came up short. They lost to the Eagles 3-0.


In Junior High athletics, the volleyball squads traveled to East Jay to open up their season. The 8th grade team lost, but the 7th grade Lady Indians earned a win.

Tonight’s Events
MHS Girls Golf vs. Wabash with Eastbrook . 4:30pm
MHS Boys Tennis vs. Madison Grant . 5:00pm
RJB Football vs. Kokomo at MHS . 6:00pm
RJB Coed Tennis at Western . 5:00pm

Weekend Recap: Butche 1st at Taylor

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
brooks_holloway@olemiss.k12.in.us
Featured Image provided by Ean Van Winkle

Mississinewa Cross Country traveled to Taylor University this past Saturday for the high school and middle school invitational. Junior Brennan Buche broke the school record and course record with a time of 15:49.3 (5:06/M) winning the boys race. Aurora Fisher was the top runner for the Lady Indians finishing 12th with a time of 20:35.9. As a team the girls and boys both placed 11th.


Indians Football was defeated in a very exciting game in their home field opener 36-32 by the New Haven Bulldogs. Senior Evan Wilkins had a fumble recovery. Cade McCoin rushed for one touchdown and completed a pass to Hunter Smalley for another. Junior Heisman Skeens and Sophomore Cade Campbell both added a touchdown on foot.


Girls Golf placed 4th at the CIC match on Saturday. LaBarr and Davis both received All-CIC Honorable Mention finishing 10th and 9th respectively. LaBarr shot a 98 and Davis a 97. Other scores included Tignor (114), Allen (122), and Pannell (136).


Boys and Girls Soccer struggled this past Saturday. The boys lost 11-0 on the road at Delta while the girls fell 5-0 at home to Wabash.

Tonight’s Events
MHS Volleyball at Oak Hill . 6:00pm

Weekend Recap

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

Indians Football was on the road to open the season at the home of the Lapel Bulldogs. The Indians were victorious 42-27. Senior Cade McCoin completed two touchdowns from the air while rushing one into the endzone. Hunter Smalley and Heisman Skeens each caught one of those touchdown passes from McCoin. Skeens also ran three more touchdowns for the Indians recording over 350 all-purpose yards.


Boys Soccer defeated the Tri-Central Trojans at Fisher Field on Saturday 3-2. All fice goals were scored in the first half. Robbie Smith, Cory Quakenbush, and Sam Tarpein found the net for the Indians. Colin Yoder assisted on two goals along with Sean Williams.


Boys Tennis traveled to Adams Central on Saturday to earn a 3-2 victory over the Jets. Isaac Torres won 6-3, 6-3 at One-Singles. Conner Murphy (5-7, 6-4, 6-4) and Paxton Sample (6-2, 6-2) added the other Indian wins to sweep the singles spots.


At Yorktown, our Cross Country runners opened the season on Saturday. The Boys team placed 7th (159) while the Girls finished 5th (114). Brennan Butche took 1st place at 16:14.8 for the Indians. Aurora Fisher was the top runner for the Girls placing 2nd with a time of 21:22.1.


Lady Indians Volleyball took 2nd place at the Elwood Tournament on Saturday. The team defeated Tipton (25-24, 18-25, 15-8), Clinton Central (25-20, 25-18), and Lewis Cass (25-11, 25-12). In the Championship Match the Lady Indians fell to Danville (25-27, 20-25).