TMS Athletics

Blue Devils in Action

7th/8th Grade Volleyball

Sheridan visited the Blue Devils on Thursday, and both Tipton teams came out win wins!

The 7th grade won the opening set, Sheridan took the second. The Blue Devils came out and finished off the Blackhawks in set 3; 15-11.

The 8th grade girls put the pedal to the metal from the first serve, sending the Blackhawks home in two sets; 25-6, 25-18. This team continues to grow, and improve!

This week at home: Tuesday 7th Grade vs. Noblesville East @ 5:30

Thursday 7/8 vs. Central Middle School @ 5:30

Middle School Football

Lewis Cass Junior High visited Tipton on Thursday. The 7th grade boys led wire to wire, and hold the Kings from scoring. Final Score: 36-0

The 8th grade team battled hard with the Kings, but came up short. Final Score: 26-8

Our Blue Devils will square off with Kokomo Middle School on Wednesday; 6:00 kick-off at Kokomo.

Cross Country

The Middle School Cross Country Team faced off with Hamilton Heights and Lapel on Tuesday at Heights.

As a team the girls finished 3rd (61 points) behind Lapel (51 points) and Hamilton Heights (21). Lucy Lightfoot came in as the top girl Blue Devil in 6th place with a time of 15:23.

The Boys finished the day in 3rd (64 points) behind Lapel (48) and Heights (24). Jaxsen Muncie was the top finisher for the Blue Devils with a 10th place finish.

Maconaquah Invitational

The Cross Country team went to the Maconaquah Invitational on Saturday. The invitational included 10 girls teams and 13 boys teams. There were a combined 243 runners! The results for each event are available below.

Tipton Boys finished the day 12 overall, with Jaxsen Muncie finishing as the top Blue Devil in 41st place with a time of 13:00. The girls finished 7th overall, with Cora Rodibaugh finishing in 6th place and a time of 12:31.

Great work Blue Devils!

Boys Overall Girls Overall Boys Individual Girls Individual



The athletic department would like to recognize our athletes at away events. If you capture great photos, or want to submit important information from an event, please submit them to Mr. Leach:

Be sure you also Like, Share, and Comment on social media posts that include Blue Devil athletes and add #TiptonPride

Special thanks to Mrs. Muncie for submitting results and photos this week for multiple events!

Student Passes

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$15 for Student Athletic Passes

Please send cash or check to the middle school office, and include the STUDENT NAME so we can add them to the list of passes. Students will receive a card as soon as they are ready.

Several have asked about sponsoring athletic passes for middle school students in need. If you are interested, please contact the middle school office and we will be sure a student is awarded a pass upon payment.

Otis Spunkmeyer Fundraiser

Thursday, Aug. 29th, 11pm to Thursday, Sep. 19th, 8am

817 South Main Street

Tipton, IN

Beginning September 29th, students will have information for our annual Cookie Dough Fundraiser. The money from the fundraiser will benefit the athletic department, as well as the PRIDE program at the middle school. Students will have the opportunity to earn rewards based on their sales.

In addition to the promotions done by our fundraiser company, the following incentives will be also be in place:

- For every 25 sellers in the middle school, we will draw one seller to choose a participating staff member to pie-in-the-face!

- If the school achieves 100 sellers, Mr. Leach will go beardless.

- For 150 sellers, Mr. Leach and Mrs. Kikta will color their hair Blue Devil Blue.

- For 200 sellers, Mr. Leach will shave his legs and head...

All sales will be collected by September 19th.

Looking Ahead

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2019 Fall Sports Coaching Lineup

Middle School Co-Ed Cross Country

Head Coach: Amanda Parton

7th/8th Grade Football

Head Coach: Kyle Degler

Assistant Coach: Trent Welbaum

Assistant Coach: Kevin Condict

Assistant Coach: Shayne Clark

Assistant Coach: Lucky Capshaw

8th Grade Volleyball

Head Coach: Laurie Crawford

7th Grade Volleyball

Head Coach: Lela Crawford

TMS Sideline Cheer

Head Coach: Nikki Clifford

Head Coach: Beth Unger

Tipton Middle School Athletic Department

Athletic Director

Craig Leach

Athletic Secretary

Linda Whitesell

Thank you to our sponsors:

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Sponsorship Oppurtunities

Know a local company that would like to support TMS athletics? Please send contact information to Mr. Leach @

Currently, we are looking for more sponsors to help update the MS gym space.