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School’s End, Big Results, Tennis All-CIC

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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On Monday evening, the Grant Four tournaments for Baseball resumed at Mississinewa High School (JV) and Taylor University (V). The Indians picked up two titles by the end of the evening. The 7th (7-3) and 8th (11-1) Grade Baseball teams also finished their inaugural seasons with winning records. The Indians play tonight in IHSAA Sectional action at Bellmont High School against Norwell starting at 5:30pm.


Softball completed their 2017 campaign on Tuesday with a 13-inning loss to Heritage (2-3). The Lady Indians struggled toward the end of the year, but had a very encouraging season.


IMG_0692Mississinewa High School Lady Tennis had several athletes honored with Central Indiana Conference honors.

2017 All-CIC
Haleigh Rowley, Heidi Rowley, Maggie Herring, Tyra Stanley, Katie Powell . Honorable Mention Pia Briz


Girls Track & Field had two Freshman athletes compete in the IHSAA Regionals this week. Carli Fones finished 5th in the 100m and Aurora Fisher competed in the 3200m with an improved time from her sectional performance.


Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
Baseball Sectional at Bellmont High School against Norwell . 5:30pm

Tonight’s Weather in Decatur 90% chance of Thunderstorms, 65º

Baseball Wins CIC Co-Championship

Screen Shot 2017-05-17 at 7.28.55 AMWednesday, May 17, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Don’t forget to visit the Marion Chronicle-Tribune for great coverage of Mississinewa and Grant County Athletics. Thank you for spotlighting our seniors and providing coverage of our sports teams.


Mississinewa Indians Baseball had to wait since 1993 to have a piece of the CIC Championship. The team traveled to Frankton and defeated the 2A #7 Frankton Eagles 4-2 to earn a share of the CIC plate. Garrison Smith picked up the win on the mound. The Indians also converted a bases-loaded triple play to help conserve their win. Offensively, Cade McCoin and Tim Nemes had the highlight of the evening with back-to-back home runs. Congratulations Indians! They play Taylor tonight for Senior Honor Night starting at 4:50pm. Watch live on TribeTV (stream starts apprx. 4:30pm).


Softball was defeated for their Senior Night contest by Southwood 5-12. Kait Leavitt and Jenna Berryhill combined on the mound to give up 11 hits, 10 walks, while striking out 7. The defense for the Lady Indians had seven errors against Southwood. Aubrey Bennett and Kait Leavitt led the offense going two-for-three. Softball hosts Northwestern tonight starting at 5:00pm.


Girls Track & Field competed at Indiana Wesleyan University for IHSAA Sectionals last night. Carli Fones won the 100m and will also advance in the 200m in Regionals. Congratulations Carli!


Tonight’s MCSC Athletics Events
Girls Tennis IHSAA Sectionals at Marion . Opponent: Marion . 5:00pm
Softball vs. Northwestern . 5:00pm
Baseball vs. Taylor (Senior Night) . 5:00pm

Weather for This Evening: Sunny/Windy, 82º

Fones Sets School Record while Indians Pour in the Wins

Friday, May 12, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director
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Mississinewa Track & Field competed in the 2017 CIC Meet the past two nights at Oak Hill High School. The boys placed third (84) behind Eastbrook (192) and Oak Hill (162.5). The girls placed fourth (79) as Oak Hill took the top girls team mark (160). Brennan Butche won the 3200m (9:33.86). Carli Fones won the 100m and set a new school record in the 200m (26.57).


Girls Tennis recorded another win at Yorktown last night. Here is what Coach Fleming had to say, “On Thursday, The OleMiss Tennis Team traveled to Yorktown, where they escaped with a 4-1 victory.   Three of the matches went into a third set.  The team played very well and responded well to the challenges on each court.  Mississinewa has now won 11 of the last 12 matches and owns a record of 13-3.  The Indians will host Western on Friday before playing in the FW Concordia Invitational on Saturday.” The Junior Varsity tied Yorktown 5-5.


The only loss of the night came at Eastbrook in Softball. The Lady Indians lost 1-2 to the Panthers. Erika Foy pitched a complete game giving up only three hits with five strikeouts and two walks. Lexi Cruzan was 1 of 1 with a double and an RBI. The Junior Varsity defeated Eastbrook 10-2 in 6 innings of play. Berryhill pitched the complete game (3 hits, 9 Ks, 3 walks). Bartel and Herring led the offense going 2 for 2.


Baseball defeated Eastbrook 5-2. They are now 4-1 in the CIC. Smith earned the win on the mound after a save from Smalley. McCoin recorded 2 hits and an RBI. Junior Varsity Baseball also won. The Indians beat Tipton at home 19-0. Tyler Jakob pitched the 5 inning shutout. Drew Castanon went 2 for 2 with four runs.


RJB Golf won last night with a team score of 190 over Eastbrook (226) and Oak Hill (254). Corey was the medalist with a 42 followed by Dakin (46), Scott (48), and Walters (54).


Tonight’s MCSC Athletic Events
Girls Tennis vs. Western . 5:00pm
JV Softball at Blackford . 5:00pm

Saturday’s Events
Girls Tennis at the FW Concordia Invitational . 9:00am
Baseball at Homestead (doubleheader) . 10:00am
Boys Golf CIC at Oak Hill . 2:00pm

Weather for Friday at 5:00pm: Sunny, 66º
Saturday’s Weather: Mostly Sunny with a high of 71º


If you like our featured image, be sure to check out the full story from the Marion Chronicle Tribune, along with recent articles and editorials spotlighting Mississinewa’s great academic achievements. CIC Baseball Story by Chuck Landis

Baseball with 3 Wins, Softball Splits

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Baseball picks up three wins through it’s ranks last night. The JV defeated Marion 6-0. Owen Felver completed the shutout while Tanner King led the offense going 1 for 2 with a triple. The 8th Grade team defeated Highland 8-1, and the 7th Grade won 7-3.


The Lady Indians were defeated at Frankton in a CIC Softball contest 3-17. Foy gave up 14 hits, with 2 strikeouts, and 5 walks. Offensively the Indians saw hits from Goble, Skeens, Sands, Cruzan, Bennett, and McKee. JV Softball earned the win over Frankton 8-1. Lady Indians had 14 hits. Bartel went 3 of 4, and Vasquez, Berryhill, and Swafford each had two hits. Vasquez pitched the complete game with 0 hits, 11 strikeouts, and 3 walks.


RJB Boys Track competed against McCulloch last night. Event winners are listed below.

7th Grade (49-47)
110m Hurdles: Konner Ricks
1600m: Phoenix Fisher
400m: Zach Luchetti
800m: Braxton Prater
Shot Put: Lucas Asbury
High Jump: Zach Luchetti
Discus: Lucas Asbury

8th Grade (32-68)
110m Hurdles: Elijah Standridge
1600m: Jon Alsup
800m: Cameron Sizemore
Shot Put: Garrett Johnson
Long Jump: Elijah Standridge

Baseball Bombs 6, Track & Field at Oak Hill, Lady Indians in CIC Action

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Indians Baseball was on the road last night at Oak Hill High School. The Indians hit six home runs to defeat the Golden Eagles 10-6, and pick up a great CIC win. Two of those home runs were hit by Nolan Young, and one grand slam by Lucas Richards.

Gallion win on the mound
Young (2HR), Nemes (HR), Smith (HR), McCoin (HR), L. Richards (HR)


Softball lost to Oak Hill last night 9-14. Foy had the complete game giving up 13 hits, striking out 3, and walking 1. The Indians defense made seven errors at Oak Hill. Their next game is Thursday at Frankton. JV Softball defeated Oak Hill 11-7.

Skeens (2-4, 2RBIs), Patton (2-4), McKee (2-3)


Girls Tennis traveled to Alexandria (CIC) where they swept the singles spots and won a super tie-break at #2 Doubles to win 4-1. The Lady Indians are 9-3 (2-1 CIC) heading into tonight’s home match with Blackford. The JV also won last night 5-2.

One Singles – Haleigh Rowley 6-2, 6-1
Two Singles – Heidi Rowley 6-2, 6-0
Three Singles – Maggie Herring 6-1, 6-1
One Double – Powell/Stanley 1-6, 2-6
Two Doubles – Briz/Stephenson 6-4, 5-7, 10-5


Oak Hill came out on top of the 3-Way Track & Field event last night with Alexandria and Mississinewa. The Lady Indians placed second as a team (Oak Hill 92, Mississinewa 38, Alexandria 26). Carli Fones won the 100m along with the relay team in the 4×400.

Boys Track & Field placed third (Oak Hill 70, Alexandria 55, Mississinewa 31). Skeens won the Long Jump, McClung grabbed first in the High Jump, and Cowgill took the 100m.


Tonight’s Events
Boys Golf at Madison Grant . 4:30pm
JV Baseball vs. Tipton . 5:00pm . Watch LIVE on TribeTV
Baseball at Southern Wells . 5:00pm
Girls Tennis vs. Blackford . 5:00pm

Rainy Weekend for Indian Athletics

Monday, May 1, 2017 . Story by Brooks Holloway, MCSC Media Director

Friday evening was the Grant Four Track & Field event. Mississinewa Boys & Girls both placed third with a score of 37. There were a lot of great performances by the Boys, but no event winners. The Girls were lead by a great performance by Carli Fones. Fones won the 100m, 200m, and set a school record in the 400m (1:02.44).

The only event to occur on Saturday without postponement was Girls Tennis. The Lady Indians played Frankfort at the Howard County Indoor Tennis Center winning 5-0. Their next match is Tuesday at Alexandria. The JV Lady Indians tied 1-1 with Abigail Tignor winning her singles match.

Indians Sweep Bruins in CIC Action

Baseball and Softball hosted the Blackford Bruins on Wednesday evening in contests that were supposed to be tonight, Thursday, April 27. Each team earned a big CIC win, and the Baseball team captured the CIC plate.

Softball defeated Blackford 8-3. Erika Foy pitched a complete game allowing only three hits and giving up two walks while striking out nine. Offensively: Mallory Sands (3-3, 3 doubles, 4 RBIs), Kenzie Skeens (2-3), Kait Leavitt (2-4, double, RBI), Shelby Goble (2-4, double), and additional hits coming from Riley McKee, Darcie Patton, and Amaya David.

The Baseball team came from behind to win 4-3. Garrison Smith got the win on the mound going seven innings and striking out nine. Leading the offense: Garrison Smith (2 HRs, 3 RBIs), and Cade McCoin (2 hits, 1 RBI).

RJB Boys Track & Field defeated both Blackford and Madison Grant (MHS 62, BHS 37, MGHS 37). Event winners are listed below.

110 Hurdles: Elijah Standridge
100m: Elijah Standridge
4x100m Relay: Elijah Standridge, Garrett Johnson, Josh O’Connell, Randall Turner
400m: Ian Fetterhoff
200m: Josh O’Connell
High Jump: Seth Workman
Long Jump: Elijah Standridge