The Herald Bulletin

Morning Update

High School Sports

September 13, 2013

Alex stuns Mississinewa to get back into CIC race

ALEXANDRIA, Ind. — A week after being blown out on the road at Eastbrook, the Alexandria Tigers returned home to play Mississinewa in a Central Indiana Conference tilt Friday.

Considered to be the co-favorite in the conference along with Eastbrook, the Indians came in averaging more than 50 points a game while giving up a measly 14. On an almost perfect Indiana night, the Tigers put together a nearly perfect effort to come away with a 34-20 win.

“I’m relieved, our coaching staff and our players are relieved,” a happy Alexandria coach Pete Gast said after the game. “We felt that we were a good football team, and we didn’t show it last week. You believe in yourself, you believe you’re a good football team and you’re better than what you played the week before, but you have a tough opponent staring at you. It wasn’t easy to bounce back.”

Alexandria took advantage of an early Mississinewa mistake when Anthony Thomas pounced on a muffed punt return at the Indians’ 9-yard line. Blaize Kelly hit Drew Johnson in the back corner of the end zone three plays later for a 7-0 lead.

Mississinewa punted on its next possession, and the Tigers struck again. Evan Hodges scored from 27 yards out to give the Tigers a 14-0 cushion early in the second.

Mississinewa shook off the slow start and got back into the game on a 1-yard touchdown run by Blake Dailey.

The Tigers responded with a quick drive of their own, and Kelly hit Dane Johnson on an inside slant for an 8-yard touchdown and a 21-7 lead late in the second quarter.

The Indians responded with a drive and a score late in the half to trail 21-14 at halftime.

After a solid start in the first half, the Tigers were faced with starting the second half with the ball, but the Indians had seemingly gained the momentum with the late first-half touchdown.

Text Only
High School Sports
  • Tigers nip Argylls in girls track meet ALEXANDRIA -- Kelsey Crisp had a trio of firsts and a second place finish and her Alexandria Tigers needed every one of those as they nipped Madison-Grant 61-60 in a girls dual track meet here Tuesday. Crisp won the 100, the 400 and the long jump and

    April 23, 2014

  • SPT - HB0423 - PHHS golf 1 PH displays depth, dismantles Delta Three of Pendleton Heights top five golfers sat out Tuesday’s match against Delta, and the Arabians barely missed a beat. Tyler Meyer and Chase Simpson fired low nine-hole scores of 36 to pace the Arabians to a 159-190 victory over the Eagles.

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • SPT - HB0422 - AHS PH 4 Lady Tribe takes down county champs In sports, timing can be everything. For the Anderson Lady Tribe, the timing was perfect for an upset Monday night as they squared off with 2014 Madison County softball champion Pendleton Heights. Anderson took advantage of five Pendleton errors and pounded out seven hits to take a 12-5 win over the sixth-ranked Arabians.

    April 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Millers knock down M-G Class 2A Madison-Grant took a big step up to play Class 4A Noblesville in softball on Monday night, and the result was a 10-0 loss in five innings to the Millers.

    April 21, 2014

  • Area Roundup: Tigers rally to win ranked battle Alexandria rallied for three runs in the sixth inning to knock off Daleville 7-6 in a battle of ranked teams Monday night.

    April 21, 2014

  • SPT - HB0419 - Muller final - 077 Arabians make history in Muller thriller Pendleton Heights beat Anderson 3-2 to become the Nick Muller Memorial Baseball Tournament's first repeat champion.

    April 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • Arabians win third straight County softball title It was a scenario Pendleton Heights had seen before. The game was scoreless late into the championship game of the Madison County softball tournament.

    April 19, 2014

  • Bulldogs rally past Eagles at Muller Kallen Brooks went 3-for-3 with two RBIs, including a walk-off double in the eighth inning, and Lapel rallied to defeat rival Frankton 3-2 on Saturday at Memorial Field.

    April 19, 2014

  • Eagles stop Lions to claim third place Frankton's Tia Sharp drove in three runs including the game-winner in the bottom of the sixth as the Eagles defeated Liberty Christian 11-1 here Saturday.

    April 19, 2014

  • PH pushes across only run in 7th

    After Frankton's Kyleigh Garner and Pendleton Heights' Bailey Benefiel battled one another to a standstill from the pitcher's circle for six innings, it took one mistake in the seventh to decide the outcome.

    April 19, 2014

Latest Sports Photos


Click here to browse and buy photos from The Herald Bulletin