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Girls Tennis Sectional Champs, Boys Track Results, Softball downs Eastern

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Girls Tennis . For the first time in the program’s history, Mississinewa Lady Indians Tennis is the 2018 IHSAA Sectional Champion. Coach Fleming and the team defeated Marion in Round One and then Madison Grant last night 4-1 in the Sectional Finals. All three Singles courts were taken by the Lady Indians as well as the 2-Doubles match. Mississinewa is now 15-2 overall heading into the Regionals. The Lady Indians will face the winner of Yorktown and Delta who play tonight at Delta High School at approximately 5:00pm.

MHS Boys Track & Field . Another school record was set by Mississinewa this week. The Boys 4×800 Relay team came in at 8:23.39 at the IHSAA Boys Track & Field Sectionals last night at Indiana Wesleyan University. The 4×800 relay team will advance along with the 4×400 team. Brennan Butche won the 3200m to advance to Regionals. Heisman Skeens is the last Indian runner to advance winning the 200m and making the cut in the Long Jump event.

MHS Softball . The Lady Indians defeated Eastern yesterday 14-2 in 5 innings. Jenna Berryhill struck out 6, allowed 3 hits, and walked a batter in 3 shut-out innings. Cierra Vasquez came in a closed down the game for Mississinewa. Riley McKee went 3-4 with an RBI at the plate. Shelby Goble was 2-4 with a double and RBI, Lexi Cruzan was 4-4 with 2RBIs, Mallory Sands was 3-4 with a double and 3RBIs, and Kenzie Skeens went 2-4 with an RBI.

JV Softball defeated Northwestern 8-1 to get back on track after the loss to Huntington North. Kandis Downam got the win on the mound throwing a 3-hitter with 11 strikeouts. Justyce Moore was 2-4 with a double, Alivia Rice was 2-4 with a triple, Kylie Smalley was 2-4, and Kaycee Sands was 1-3 with a double.

Tonight’s Events . Boys Golf will host Eastbrook tonight at Shady Hills at 4:30pm while the Junior Indians of R.J. Baskett will tee off against Elwood at 5:00pm.

Saturday’s Events . Mississinewa will host the 2018 Junior Varsity Softball and Baseball Grant Four Tournaments on Saturday. Action begins at 9:00am. RJB Baseball rounds out the weekend’s events by hosting Eastbrook at noon.


Today’s Sports World Update

NHL . The Tampa Bay Lightning tied the series at 2 games each by defeating the Washington Capitals last night 4-2. Winnipeg and Vegas face-off tonight in Game Four with the Golden Knights up 2-1 in the series.

PGA Golf . At Forest Golf Club, Marc Leishman shot 10-under for a 61 in the opening round to take an early lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament.

NASCAR . The Cup Series will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday for an evening race in the Monster Energy Open. Racing begins at 6:00pm on Fox Sports One.

Indy Car . The Indianapolis 500 is a week and a half away as the flag will drop at noon on Sunday, May 27. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is expecting a tremendous crowd yet again as the points leader Josef Newgarden and last year’s winner Takumo Sato of Andretti Autosport roll in to town.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 St. Louis Cardinals (Jose Martinez 3-4)
  • Chicago White Sox 4-2 Texas Rangers (Yoan Moncada 3-4, 2B)
  • Detroit Tigers 3-2 Seattle Mariners (Jose Iglesias 2-4, 2RBIs, 2B)
  • Chicago Cube vs. Atlanta Braves was postponed.

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Featured Image by TribeTV’s Dalton Bishop . Girls Tennis photography from Glen E. Devitt via Social Media from Girls Tennis vs. Marion.

Girls Tennis in Championship, Softball drops two to Vikings

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Girls Tennis . The Lady Indians marched into the sectional championship last night by defeating the Marion Giants at Marion High School 3-2. Mississinewa had trouble at the start, but the team rallied to support each other in a come-back effort. Haleigh Rowley, Heidi Rowley, and Tyra Stanley served up wins to place the Lady Indians in the championship event tonight against the Madison Grant Argylls. The team is now 14-2 through season and tournament play.

MHS Softball . Mississinewa lost 5-2 to Huntington North last night after the Lady Vikings big fourth inning which finished Cierra Vasquez’ night. Vasquez pitched 4 innings allowing 7 hits and 2 walks while striking out 2 batters. Jenna Berryhill came in and tried to help out the team, but the Lady Indians ran out of time at the plate. Madison Stanley went 3-3 with a home run. Amaya David was 1-2, and Shelby Goble went 1-3 with an RBI.

JV Softball lost for the first time all season last night 5-3 at Huntington. Ireland Thien took the loss on the mound giving up 3 hits and 4 walks with 8 strikeouts. At the plate, Thien, Herring, and Hickman added a hit for the Lady Indians.

Tonight’s Events . Boys Track & Field will compete in the Indiana Wesleyan IHSAA Sectional tonight starting at 5:30pm. Softball will travel to Eastern, as their JV squad will host Northwestern. JV Baseball plays at Kokomo, and RJB Softball will host Western at 5:30pm. Mississinewa will host the JV Baseball and Softball Grant Four events this weekend starting at 9:00am on Saturday.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Houston Rockets took Game Two last night in Texas 127-105. James Harden scored 27 for the Rockets while Kevin Durant added 38 in the Warriors effort. The Series is now tied 1-1. Conference Finals will continue this weekend with the East playing on Saturday followed by the West on Sunday.

NHL . The Golden Knights went up 2-1 in their series with the Winnipeg Jets last night with a 4-2 win. Five players had 2 points while Marc Andre Fleury added 33 saves. Tampa Bay and Washington continue their series tonight on NBC Sports at 8:00pm as the Capitals are up 2-1.

PGA Golf . The AT&T Byron Nelson tournament began today at Trinity Forest in Dallas. Billy Horschel is the defending champion. The first group teed off at 8:00am. The featured groups including Horschel began play at 8:45am.

NASCAR . The Cup Series will be at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday for an evening race in the Monster Energy Open. Racing begins at 6:00pm on Fox Sports One.

Indy Car . The Indianapolis 500 is a week and a half away as the flag will drop at noon on Sunday, May 27. Indianapolis Motor Speedway is expecting a tremendous crowd yet again as the points leader Josef Newgarden and last year’s winner Takumo Sato of Andretti Autosport roll in to town.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 Chicago white Sox (Leury Garcia 2-3, HR, RBI)
  • St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 Minnesota Twins (Tommy Pham 2-5, HR, RBI)
  • Cleveland Indians 6-0 Detroit Tigers (Trevor Bauer-win, 8 IP, 0 ER, 10 Ks, 0 BB)
  • Cincinnati Reds 6-3 San Francisco Giants (Adam Duvall 2-4, 3 RBIs, HR)
  • Atlanta Braves 4-1 Chicago Cubs (Kris Bryant 3-4, RBI)

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Boys Golf defeat Alex, JV Lady Indians shrink the Giants

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Boys Golf . Mississinewa defeated Alexandria last night 161-211. Josh Dakin was the medalist with a 39. Bryce Luedtke and Ty Corey shot a 40. Justin Dakin shot a 42, and Breyton Berryhill rounded out the scores with a 45.

MHS Softball . The Lady Indians lost to Northwestern last night 6-5 in 8 innings. Cierra Vasquez pitched 4 innings giving up 2 hits and 3 walks with 6 strikeouts. Jenna Berryhill finished the game striking out 6 and allowing 5 hits and 3 walks. Lexi Cruzan went 2-3 with a double and an RBI. Amaya David hit a home run while batting 2-2 and adding a double and 2 RBIs. The varsity softball team is now 12-10.

The JV team cruised past Marion yesterday 27-0 in 5 innings. Kandis Downam served up the win on the mound giving up only 2 hits while striking out 4 Lady Giant batters. Amaris Hickman was 3-5 to lead the team at the plate. Katie Hosier, Kaycee Sands, Madison Dotterweich, Alivia Rice, and Haley Herring all had 2 hits.

RJB Athletics . No results were reported for R.J. Baskett events. RJB Soccer did not play, as the opponent did not show up.

Tonight’s Events . Lady Indians Track and Field will compete at Indiana Wesleyan University in the IHSAA Sectional Meet tonight starting at 5:30pm. Softball travels to Southwood for a 5:00pm game, and the RJB Softball team will Maconaquah.


Today’s Sports World Update

Screen Shot 2018-05-15 at 9.05.42 AMNBA . Golden State defeated the Rockets 119-106 in Game One of the Western Conference Finals last night. Kevin Durant scored 37 points as the Warriors took control in the second half even with an impressive 41 from James Harden. Game Two is Wednesday at 9:00pm (TNT) as Houston tries to reclaim some home court pride. Cleveland and Lebron James will try to bounce back at Boston tonight in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals at 8:30pm (ESPN).

NHL . The Vegas Knights evened the series last night with Winnipeg in a 3-1 win. Game Three of the series is scheduled for Wednesday as Tampa Bay takes on the Washington Capitals tonight for Game Three of their series. Washington leads 2-0.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Atlanta Braves 6-5 Chicago Cubs (Albert Almora Jr. 3-4, 2 RBIs, HR, Kris Bryant HR)
  • Detroit Tigers 6-3 Cleveland Indians (Greg Allen 3-4, Jose Ramirez HR)
  • San Francisco Giants 10-7 Cincinnati Reds (Barnhart, Schebler, Duvall HRs)

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Stanley 20-0, Baseball & Softball results, Golfers 3rd at CIC, Cheer Squad Selected

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

MHS Cross Country . Anyone interested in running for the Mississinewa High School Cross Country team in the Fall of 2018 should attend an informational meeting on Thursday, May 17th at 2:45pm in the Upper Cafeteria at MHS. Attendance is mandatory to discuss the summer training program, and requirements for the fall season with Coach Van Winkle.

IMG_4851MHS Girls Tennis . The Lady Indians finished the season in a rain-shortened Concordia Invitational on Saturday. In round one Mississinewa went 4-1, and was able to finish 1-1 in round two against Canterbury. The Lady Indians finished with a 13-2 regular season record including the Homestead Invitational title and the CIC Championship. Tyra Stanley finished the season with a perfect 20-0 record to become only the third Mississinewa Girls Tennis player to accomplish this mark. Mississinewa starts sectional play on Wednesday at Marion High School at 5:00pm.

MHS Cheerleading . The 2018-2019 Varsity and Junior Varsity squads were announced after try-outs this past weekend. Congratulations to Mackenzie Ressler, Cadence David, Tayler Gray, Nataliegh McVicker, Karsyn Fisher, Miah Wright, Kendal Emmons, Karalyn Moon, Abigail Oyler, Madison Ayala, Haleigh Skeens, Paityn Martin, Alexis Tignor, Juliana Smith, Makayla Donis, and Jacqueline Smith.

MHS Baseball . Mississinewa lost 15-0 on Saturday to a very good Homestead team for the final home game. The Indians face Taylor on Wednesday on the road to conclude the regular season. JV lost to Homestead on Saturday 10-5.

MHS Softball . Lady Indians defeated Adams Central in extra innings at the Ole Miss Round-Robin on Saturday 8-7. The team completed the sweep by beating Angola 7-2 in the final game.

MHS Boys Golf . Indians Golf finishes the CIC in 3rd on Saturday. Breyton Berryhill, Josh Dakin, and Ty Corey earned All-Conference recognition with scores of 85.

Tonight’s Events . Boys Golf and JV Baseball travel to Alexandria this evening. JV Softball will host Marion at 5:00pm while the varsity team travels to Northwestern. RJB Baseball will play at Kokomo while RJB Golf hosts the Wildcats at Shady Hills. RJB Softball hosts Wabash in the park at 5:30pm, and rounding out the evening the RJB Soccer team will host Eastern at Mississinewa High School at 6:00pm.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . The Boston Celtics dominated the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 on Sunday evening. Jaylen Brown led the Celtics with 23 points while Kevin Love managed 17 for the Cavs leading scorer. Golden State opens up the Western Conference Finals at Houston tonight at 9:00pm (TNT).

PGA Tour . Webb Simpson shot 18-under to win the Players Championship on Sunday even with a final round 73. Tiger Woods came in tied for 11th with a score of 11-under.

NHL . The Washington Capitals took a 2-0 lead over Tampa Bay on Sunday with a 6-2 win. Two players had three points, and Braden Holtby grabbed 33 saves. Vegas and Winnipeg play tonight in Game Two. The Jets lead 1-0.

Racing . Will Power won the Grand Prix of Indy on Saturday, and Kevin Harvick took Kansas in the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • Cleveland Indians 11-2 Kansas City Royals
  • Detroit Tigers 5-4 Seattle Mariners
  • Chicago White Sox 5-3 Chicago Cubs
  • San Diego Padres 5-3 St. Louis Cardinals
  • Cincinnati Reds 5-3 Los Angeles Dodgers

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Featured Image from Mississinewa Cheer via social media . Tyra Stanley Image from Mississinewa Tennis via social media

Unified Special Olympics, Tennis wins at Ball State, Tigers trouble Indians in CIC

Story by Brooks Holloway . MCSC Media Director . TribeTV

Tribe Sports Report

Unified Special Olympics . Mississinewa High School was the host of the Special Olympics event for Unified Game Day. Mississinewa’s own head of Exceptional Student Services Lisa Graham and an army of volunteers welcomed students from all five Grant County schools. For more information on this event, be sure to grab a copy of the Friday-edition of the Marion Chronicle-Tribune for a great article from Lucas Robinson and photography from Jeff Morehead including the featured image above.

MHS Baseball . The Indians lost to Alexandria last night 10-8 on the road in close conference game. Landen Swanner was credited with the loss on the mound after five innings pitched. Swanner gave up seven hits and seven walks while striking-out three. Cade Campbell went 3-4 with an RBI, a double, and two triples. Tyler Jakob hit 2-4 with two RBIs and a double. Landon Swanner batted 2-4 with two RBIs.

The Junior Varsity team fell to Tipton 13-8 at Atkinson Field.

MHS Softball . Mississinewa lost to Alexandria in the bottom of the 7th inning last night 1-0 in CIC action. Cierra Vasquez pitched in the loss against the Tigers allowing six hits with one strikeout. Lexi Cruzan went 3-4 at the plate, and Madison Stanley was 2-2 with a double.

The JV Lady Indians remained undefeated by beating Alexandria 8-1 in four innings. Ireland Thien earned the win on the mound pitching a no-hitter with seven strikeouts and three walks. Justyce Moore was 2-3 with two RBIs, Kylie Smalley was 2-3, and both Katie Hosier and Kaycee Sands added a hit and RBI to the win.

MHS Girls Tennis . Mississinewa moves to 13-2 on the season after defeating Burris last night at Ball State 4-1. Tyra Stanley remains undefeated at 3-Singles with her win last night and could join only two other players in Girls Tennis history with an undefeated season by completing a sweep on Saturday at Concordia. The JV Lady Indians split points with the Owls and tied 1-1.

RJB Athletics . No results were reported for R.J. Baskett events last night.

Weekend Events . There are no events for Friday, May 11. Girls Tennis will compete in the eight-team Concordia Invitational beginning at 9am on Saturday to wrap up their season. Baseball will host Homestead with the varsity game starting at 10:00am followed by a JV contest around noon. Lady Indians Softball will hold the 2018 Softball Round-Robin on Saturday. Mississinewa takes on Adams Central at 10:00am followed by the Lady Jets battling Angola around noon. The last game of the day will feature Mississinewa and Angola with the first pitch scheduled to occur around 1:15pm.

RJB Baseball travels to Logansport High School to take on Lincoln at 11:00am on Saturday.


Today’s Sports World Update

NBA . Cleveland will be in Boston to face the Celtics on Sunday in Game One of the Eastern Conference Finals. That game is available on ABC and ESPN at 3:30pm. On Monday, the Western Conference Finals begin in Houston as the Rockets take on Golden State at 9:00pm on TNT.

PGA Tour . Chasson Hadley sits atop the leaders at the Players Championship at the TPC Sawgrass in Florida. Hadley is 2-under after an opening round 66. Last year’s winner, Si Woo Kim is only one stroke back. Tiger Woods is projected to miss the cut and miss the weekend action after opening on Thursday with a 72.

NHL . The Washington Capitals enter their first conference finals in 20 years tonight as they take on the Tampa Bay Lightning at 8:00pm in Game One. The Las Vegas Knights open up their series against the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday at 7:00pm. All games can be seen on NBC and the NBC Sports Network.

Racing . The NASCAR Cup Series is at Kansas on Saturday for an 8:00pm race on Fox Sports One. The Grand Prix of Indianapolis at the Indy Motor Speedway kicks off on Saturday at 3:30pm. That race can be seen on ABC.

MLB . Here are the latest scores from the midwest in Major League Baseball…

  • St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 San Diego Padres
  • Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Los Angeles Dodgers

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Featured Image by Jeff Morehead of the Marion Chronicle-Tribune