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IWU Division II Title Recap, Opening Dates for Spring Sports

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Report

Reminder from Athletic Director Chanse Young, all spring athletes must have a physical on file in the front office before they can participate, try-out, and work with the Spring teams.

MHS Baseball . Opening day for Indians baseball is March 31 when the team travels to Cowan for a 10am game. The first home game is April 4 against Yorktown.

MHS Softball . The Lady Indians will host Marion for a scrimmage on March 31 at 11:00am. Opening day for softball is April 4 at Wapahani with the first home game coming on Saturday, April 7.

MHS Track & Field . On Tuesday, April 3 Anderson Prep and Muncie Burris will be at Mississinewa for the first track meet of the 2018 spring season. Events begin at 5:00pm.

MHS Girls Tennis . The Lady Indians will hold a scrimmage against Pendelton Heights on Monday, April 2 with the first match being played at Marion that Wednesday at 5:00pm.

MHS Boys Golf . The Indians will hit the links on Thursday, April 12 at 5:00pm as they host Southern Wells to open the season. Mississinewa home matches are played at Shady Hills Golf Course.

Tonight’s Events . The RJB Wrestling team will travel to Oak Hill for the CIC wrestling meet. Action on the mat starts at 5:00pm.

Today’s Sports World Update


NAIA Men’s Basketball . The Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats won the NAIA Division 2 National Championship last night defeating Saint Francis 84-71. Kyle Mangas was the tournament’s most valuable player. Head Coach Greg Tonagel was named the NAIA Division 2 National Coach of the Year and NABC NAIA  Coach of the Year. The title was the Wildcat’s third national title in five years. Kyle Mangas scored 23 points to lead Indiana Wesleyan, and Derek Hinen scored 24 points for Saint Francis. The Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats will host a reception for the team this evening in Luckey Arena. Follow @IWUWildcats on social media for updates on this event.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Notre Dame won over Hampton 84-63 in the NIT First Round. Radford will advance to face Villanova as the “First Four” games launched the beginning of March Madness last night. UCLA also lost to the Bonnies of Saint Bonnaventure who will face Florida in the NCAA Round of 64. Butler and Purdue were the only two Indiana-based teams to make the field and will play on Friday.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State, Purdue, and Indiana will open up action in the Women’s NIT on Thursday. Notre Dame, who received a number one seed in the Women’s NCAA tournament will play on Friday at 5:00pm.

NBA . The Pacers defeated the 76ers last night 101-98 moving to 40-28 on the season. Myles Turner led Indiana with 25 points.

NASCAR . The Auto Club Speedway will host the Monster Energy Series at California on Sunday, March 18. Racing begins at 3:30pm on Fox.

PGA Golf . The Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill will start tomorrow morning. Marc Leishman is the reigning champ. This weekend’s purse is $8.9 million.

iMLB . The Chicago Cubs will be the first game to start on Opening Day of the 2018 season on Thursday, March 29 at 12:30pm as they travel to Miami. The game will be live on ESPN. Jon Lester is slated to start on the mound. Other games on Opening Day that are available on ESPN are Houston and Texas, San Francisco at Los Angeles, and Cleveland at Seattle.

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Featured Image from IWUWildcats.com . Cubs Image provided by Rick Scuteri of USA Today Sports

Spring athletics schedule released

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director

Tribe Sports Special Report

Spring Schedules have been released for Mississinewa High School. As it is still early, there will most likely be changes to these schedules, and MCSC Athletics urges all fans and athletes to follow our social media feeds to stay up-to-date. TribeTV will cover all home events hosted at Mississinewa High School with live coverage on YouTube. Visit each team page for a complete list of the preliminary event schedules.

Team Openers

  • Baseball
    • First Game: Saturday, March 31 at Cowan . 10:00am
    • Home Opener: Wednesday, April 4 vs. Yorktown . 5:00pm
  • Softball
    • First Game: Wednesday, April 4 at Wapahani . 5:00pm
    • Home Opener: Saturday, April 7 vs. Cass . 11:00am
  • Track & Field
    • First Meet & Home Opener: Wednesday, March 14 vs. Southwood . 5:00pm
  • Boys Golf
    • First Match & Home Opener: Thursday, April 12 vs. Southern Wells . 5:00pm
  • Girls Tennis
    • First Match: Wednesday, April 4 at Marion . 5:00pm
    • Home Opener: Tuesday, April 10 vs. Bluffton . 5:00pm

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

Soccer & Tennis Meet Tough Opponents

Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Boys Soccer fought for a road-win last night at North Miami. It was the last away match of the season for the Indians that ended in a 10-0 loss. The boys and girls host Eastbrook on Monday for Senior Honor Night with the Lady Indians kicking off the evening at 6:00pm. Senior Honors will be given between games.

Ole Miss Boys Tennis continued their tough schedule at state-ranked #7 Avon last night. Paxton Sample fought into a third set tie-break but could not get the Indians a point, and the team fell 5-0 to the Orioles. Mississinewa is 12-5 with Senior Honor Night on Monday against Burris.

RJB Boys and Girls Tennis swept the Eastern Comets in straight sets 5-0, 5-0. RJB Volleyball 7th Grade defeated Blackford in straight sets 2-0. At this time there was no 8th grade result reported.

Tonight’s Events

Saturday’s Events

  • MHS Cross Country New Haven Invitational . 9:00am
  • MHS Boys Tennis Lebanon Invitational . 9:00am
  • MHS JV Volleyball Invitational at Mississinewa . 9:00am
  • RJB Cross Country at Delta . 9:00am
  • MHS JV Football vs. Madison Grant . 10:00am