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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.

 

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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.

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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

Tribe Sports Report

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)

Volleyball and Cross Country Prep for Big Weekend

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

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The Tribe Sports Daily Show on MCSC Athletics YouTube channel will be live at 10:00am the rest of this week and then move to 1:00pm next Monday. Tune in for a live report of all Mississinewa athletics events and the professional sports update.


JV Football was the only event last night. The Indians hosted Frankton. MCSC Athletics is still waiting on the results of that game.


Mississinewa will host Sectional 23 for IHSAA Volleyball starting Thursday. The entire tournament can be watched live on TribeTV (listings below) as well as MCSC Athletics YouTube. Bishop-Luers and Norwell open up play on Thursday at 6:00pm followed by Marion and Bellmont. The Lady Indians play Saturday against Heritage at approximately 11:30am. Doors open, for all sessions, one hour before first serve.  Tournament Weekend Passes are $10 each and Session Passes cost $6. Fans are asked to enter either doors 10 or 14.

  • TribeTV Viewing Schedule on TheCube
    • Thursday’s First Round Session . 6:00pm . Watch Live
    • Saturday’s Second Round Session . 10:00am . Watch Live
    • Saturday’s Championship Match . 4:00pm . Watch Live

Cross Country Regionals will be ran at Indiana Wesleyan University this Saturday starting at 10:30am. Brennan Butche, Jon Tucker, and the entire Girls Team will race. Go Indians!


Tonight’s Events

  • RJB Volleyball at Southern Wells . 5:00pm
  • RJB Football vs. Frankton at Mississinewa High School . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

  • NFL
    • Minnesota defeated Chicago at Soldier Field for Monday Night Football 20-17. Case Keenum went 17-21 with 140 yards for the Vikings.
  • MLB
    • Houston ended the season for the Boston Red Sox yesterday in a 5-4 win. They await the winner of the Yankees and Indians on Friday.
    • The Yankees tied the series last night with Cleveland 7-3 and will play on Wednesday in a Game 5 situation.
    • The Chicago Cubs went up 2-1 in their series with the Washington Nationals yesterday with a 2-1 win late in the game off a Rizzo single, and overcame a great performance by Max Scherzer.
    • Los Angelas clinched their series against Arizona late last night in a 3-1 win, and now await the winner of the Cubs and Nationals.
  • NBA
    • The Indiana Pacers lost 107-97 to the Detroit Pistons last night. Damien Wilkins led the Pacers with 14 points.
  • NHL
    • In Hockey, Colorado beat Boston 4-0, St. Louis won 3-2 over the Islanders, New Jersey defeated Buffalo 6-2…Toronto, Tampa Bay, and Winnipeg were also winners.

Tribe Sports Daily Weekend Report

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director
Featured Image from @GoMHSIndians on Twitter
Cross Country Image courtesy of Scott Hunt . shunt@chronicle-tribune.com

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Mississinewa Football will look to close out the CIC and regular season this Friday at Alexandria after rolling past Frankton this weekend 69-0 at Fisher Field. The Indians are now 6-2 (4-2 CIC) on the season. Heisman Skeens, cade Campbell, and Cade McCoin were very active on the offensive side of the ball, but a huge story was laid when Dustin Patton scored his first touchdown of his career and Jay Jones completed a 73 yard touchdown while being left wide open. The defense held their opponent scoreless for the third straight game. If Mississinewa wins the opening round they could play at home again in the sectional Semifinals against either Delta or Marion.

  • Scout Defense Player of the Week – John Hall
  • Scout Offense Player of the Week – Jaheim Johnson & Bryce Luedtke
  • Warrior of the Week – Dustin Patton & Heisman Skeens
  • Lineman of the Week – Evan Wilkins
  • Six-Second Player Award – Cade McCoin
  • The Bone Crusher Award – Dustin Patton

Girls Soccer battled Western in the IHSAA Sectional Championship on Saturday at Marion High School. Beth Lucas scored the lone goal for the Lady Indians as Mississinewa came up short to the Panthers in a 3-1 loss.


Lady Indians Volleyball are the 2017 Grant Four Champions after defeating Madison Grant (26-24, 27-25, 20-25, 23-25, 15-8) in the morning session, and then overcoming the hosts Oak Hill in the championship match (19-25, 25-22, 25-18, 25-20). Erika Foy had 36 kills and 14 digs on the day. Kirsten Lockwood had 27 kills and 5 blocks. Emily Taylor recorded 17 digs.


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Indians Cross Country had several success stories at the Indiana Wesleyan IHSAA Sectional on Saturday. As a team the boys finished 6th place. Brennan Butche was the Sectional Champion at 16:17.1 and will advance to Regionals along side Jon Tucker. The girls placed 5th and will advance as a team to Regionals. Carli Fones was the top finisher at 22:09 for the Lady Indians.


Tonight’s Events

  • JV Football vs. Frankton . 6:00pm

Professional Sports Update

NBA

  • The Pacers, who are 2-0, travel to Detroit to take on the Pistons tonight at 7:00pm.

NFL

  • The Colts defeated the 49ers on Sunday 26-23 to move to 2-3 on the season. Peyton Manning was honored during the game.
  • Minnesota will play Chicago at Soldier Field for Monday Night Football at 8:30pm on ESPN.

MLB

  • Boston took game 3 against the Astros on Sunday to cut into Houston’s lead at 2-1 with a big 10-3 win.
  • New York won 1-0 last night over Cleveland. The Indians are still up 2-1.
  • The Nationals evened up the series with the Cubs on Saturday with a 6-3 win.
  • Los Angelas is now up 2-0 on Arizona after winning 8-5 on Saturday.
  • All series continue today, Houston-Boston at 1:00pm, Chicago-Washington at 4:00pm, New York-Cleveland at 7:00pm, and Los Angelas-Arizona at 10:00pm.

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.

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

Volleyball Captures Title and Football with Huge Win, Weekend Recap

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

Indians Football bounced back in a huge game against CIC opponent Madison Grant on Friday evening at Fisher Field. The Indians won 69-0 with an offensive total of 524 yards. Cade Campbell launched the Indians into the lead by running the opening kick-off back for a touchdown, later adding on another of his own. Senior Cade McCoin ran in two touchdowns himself and completed connections for three passing touchdowns to Andrew Cruz, Hunter Smalley, and Heisman Skeens. Skeens would add another rushing touchdown later in the game. Senior Devon Dill and Freshman Tai McClung added rushing TD’s for the Indian attack. Andre Salade kicked six PAT’s for the Indians. The Argylls were held to 36 yards with Chris Pavey getting a sack and Dustin Patton leading the team in tackles. The Indians travel to Oak Hill this week for another CIC, county match-up.


Cross Country ran Saturday at the New Haven Invitational. Carli Fones finished first for the girls in 35th place overall (22:34.29) followed by Mary Zerbe at 78th (24:45.81). Brennan Butche finished 2nd in the AAA High School Boys race at 15:50.22. Jon Tucker led the Indians in the Class AA race finishing 27th (18:21.69). Other top 100 finishers were Jakob Ehmer, Zak Huffman, Tony Parish, and Raven Fisher. The Boys and Girls Cross Country teams will compete at Indiana Wesleyan University this Saturday for the CIC Invitational starting at 10:00am.


Mississinewa Football’s C-Team defeated Madison Grant on Saturday 48-0.


Mississinewa Volleyball hosted it’s annual Junior Varsity Invitational on Saturday and won the title for the second straight year. (featured image provided by GoMHSIndians via Twitter)


Tonight’s Events

  • MHS Boys & Girls Soccer vs. Eastbrook . Girls at 6:00pm, Boys at 7:30pm . Senior Night . Watch Live on TribeTV
  • MHS Boys Tennis vs. Muncie Burris . 5:00pm
  • RJB Volleyball at Wabash . 6:00pm

TribeTV will be launching a new Mississinewa sports show that will be streamed live daily at 10:00am on TheCube and MCSC Athletics YouTube channel.