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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

Baseball & Softball Try-Outs

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 . Try-outs for the 2018 Mississinewa High School Baseball team will begin Monday, March 12th at 7:00pm in the Auxiliary Gym. Please contact Coach Mike Scott for more information.

MHS Softball . Try-outs started Monday, March 5th for the 2018 season. Practices are continuing all week beginning at 7:00pm. Please contact Coach Steve Miller for questions or concerns.

This Week’s Events . The 6th grade basketball season continues with several contests this week. RJB wrestling reaches the midpoint of their season. This March we are celebrating the Unified Champions teams. This week kicks off a series of great events. Be sure to follow MCSC Athletics on Facebook and Twitter for all the breaking updates.


Today’s Sports World Update

PGA Tour . The Valspar Championship at Innisbrook begins today in Florida. The defending champ is Adam Hadwin. Tiger Woods is playing the first two rounds with Jordan Spieth and Henrik Stenson. The trio begins play at 12:46 today.

NASCAR . The Monster Energy Cup sets it’s sights on the Phoenix International Raceway this Sunday, March 11. Racing begins at 3:30pm.

MLB . Opening Day is quickly approaching as all teams will play on Thursday, March 29th. This is the first time since 1968 that every MLB team will open on the same day. The Cubs open at Miami, Houston at Texas, St. Louis at the Mets, the Royals will host the White Sox, and the fully-stocked Yankees will travel to Toronto just to name a few of the match-ups from day one.

NBA . The Utah Jazz defeated the Pacers last night 104-84. Myles Turner had 24 points on 10 of 14 shooting. Rudy Gobert led the Jazz with 23. Indiana is now 37-28 on the season.

NCAA Men’s Basketball . Notre Dame defeated Virginia Tech 71-65 in the ACC Men’s Tournament last night. Matt Farrell had 22 points for the Irish. Notre Dame will now face Duke in the Quarterfinals tonight at 7:00pm on ESPN. Ball State takes on Kent State in the MAC Quarterfinals today at 2:30pm, and the struggling Butler Bulldogs will play Seton Hall in the quarters of the Big East Tournament.

NCAA Women’s Basketball . Ball State lost to Western Michigan last night in the Quarterfinals of the MAC Lady’s Tournament 65-54.

NAIA Men’s Basketball . The Indiana Wesleyan Wildcats face Antelope Valley today in the Round of 32. Game time is set for 1:00pm.

NAIA Women’s Basketball . The Taylor Lady Trojans defeated Northwest Christian 61-54 last night. Indiana Wesleyan also won 78-65 over Olivet. Taylor will face Concordia on Friday at 11:15am in the Second Round as the Lady Wildcats will play Southeastern at 1:00pm in the Round of 16.


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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