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By The Staff

Poole bowls 810 series

TELL CITY—Duane Poole bowled a 810 series for Hideaway Tavern in the American Legion Friday Night Mixed League last week.

He had games of 289, 287 and 234. He has had six career 800 series and holds the house record at Tell City Bowling Center with an 844 series.

His game average is 219 in this league.

Babe Ruth parents meeting set

TELL CITY—An informational meeting for parents of all incoming and present Tell City Babe Ruth League players will be held 7 p.m., March 15 at Old National Bank.

New Tell City varsity baseball coach Mark Wahl will also attend to explain how his summer program will interact with the Babe Ruth League.

Girls league meeting Sunday

TELL CITY—The Tell City Girls Softball League will hold its 2009 organizational meeting 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Fellowship Hall of the Evangelical United Church of Christ.

Many items will be discussed, including rule changes for the 2009 season and the recent decision to re-draft the entire age-13-16 division.

Anyone unable to attend but interested in coaching this year should contact Mike Neyenhaus or Maggie Schuetter.

Tell City plans men’s league

TELL CITY—Tell City plans to have a men’s softball league this year after a five-year absence.

The league will play its games on Friday nights at Wayne Marchand Field starting May 15.

Entry fee will be $375. Anyone interested in fielding a team should call Keith Feldpausch at 547-0911, Brad Chapman at (812) 453-2112, or Jeremy Howard at 719-6211 by March 31.

Only the first seven teams will be accepted.

Cal Ripken registration set

TELL CTY—The final opportunity to register for Tell City Cal Ripken baseball this year will be 9 a.m.-noon March 7 at William Tell Elementary.

Cost is $35, payable at registration. Boys ages 5-12 as of April 30, 2009, are eligible. All new players must bring a copy of their birth certificate. For more information call Tom at 619-6091.  

TC girls softball tourney set

TELL CITY—Tell City High School’s girls softball team will host fastpitch tourneys for 14-and-under, 12-U and 10-U girls teams June 12-14 at the Tell City girls softball complex.

Entry fee is $300 and each team is guaranteed at least four games.

To enter call (812) 499-2039 or e-mail tgrass@psci.net. More information about the tourney can be found at eteamz.com.

Santa Claus plans 3 tourneys

SANTA CLAUS—Santa Claus will host three fastpitch girls softball tourneys this year:

The Slammer May 15-17 for 10-and under,12-U and14-U age groups

The Frenzy June 5-7 for 10-U and 12-U

The Sizzler July 10-12 for 12U and 14U.

Entry fee for each is $375 and there are no gate or parking fees. Discount Holiday World Tickets will be available.

Call Trisha Grass at (812) 499-2039 or e-mail her at tgrass@psci.net to enter any of the tourneys. More information can be found at eteamz.com.

Softball team holding raffle

TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls softball team is raffling four tickets to the 2009 fastpitch college World Series in Oklahoma City May 28-June 3.

Chances cost $5 apiece or six for $25. Only 350 tickets will be sold. The drawing will be held March 15.

For more information call 547-2791 or 619-0950.

Eagles Bluff Park now open

CANNELTON—Eagles Bluff Park welcome center and overlook is now open 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily for public enjoyment.

A spectacular view of the Ohio River and neighboring Kentucky can be enjoyed from the newly rebuilt observation deck. The new welcome center building houses restrooms and tourism literature, and there is a picnic shelter complete with grills for those who want to dine there.

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