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  • Weikel brings strong family tradition to Tell City volleyball

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—A transfer student will try to help Tell City win its first volleyball sectional in 29 years this fall.
    And though she is new to Tell City, Bailey Weikel has heard about the last time the Marksmen won the sectional. That’s because her mother, Angie Dubree, was a star junior middle hitter on that team.
    Then Angie Hughes, Dubree made All-Big Eight Conference as a senior and then signed a full-ride scholarship to play volleyball for Indiana State University.

  • Tri-State finishes 12-0 to win regular season

    TELL CITY—Tri-State Service & Maintenance scored five runs with two out in the second inning to beat Cash Waggner 7-2 for the Tell City Women’s Softball League’s regular-season title Wednesday.

  • Schweizer Fest road runs Aug. 12

    TELL CITY—Runners will again take to Tell City’s streets the morning of Aug. 12 for the 41st annual Schweizer Fest road runs.  
    Participants have the option of a six-mile or two-mile race.  A kids’ fun run will also be held.
    Each race starts on Seventh Street and will conclude on Main Street.
    Participants must have completed an official entry form before 7:30 a.m. the day of the race.  An award ceremony will be held place on Musik Halle stage after the race.

  • Tell City 3-3 in 7-on-7 tourney

    JASPER—Tell City scored 72 points as it went 3-3 in a seven-on-seven football tourney Saturday.
    “It was a great learning experience for our guys and we competed well throughout a morning that was already very hot,” said Tell City Coach Josh Teague. “Though we went 3-3 and scored 72 points on the day, it was a drastic improvement upon our performance a year ago where we went 0-6 and scored only 13 points.”
    Tell City’s last two days of summer football practices were Monday and Tuesday.

  • Raiders likely to host baseball sectional

    Tell City and South Spencer have alternated as hosts of this area’s Class 2A baseball sectional the last four years. But starting next year the best each can likely hope for is to host it every three years.
    That’s because Southridge is returning to Class 2A in baseball after spending the last four years in 3A.
    The IHSAA announced last week what class each baseball and softball team will participate in the next two years.

  • Simpson, Scarboro win first Run, Swim, Run competition

    TELL CITY—Tell City High School students Thomas Simpson and Ashley Scarboro won the Tri-County Typhoons’ first Run, Swim, Run competition Friday.
    The event was organized as a fundraiser for the swim club.
    Athletes who participated ran 1.5 miles, swam 400 meters, and then ran another 1.5 miles.
    The swimming was done at John F. Kennedy Pool and the running was done throughout Hagedorn Park, where the pool is located.
    About 30 athletes participated. Thomas Simpson was the overall male winner and Scarboro was the female winner.

  • Hendershot earns win as Rockport wins state

    TERRE HAUTE—Rockport didn’t dominate the American Legion baseball state tourney like it did last year, when it outscored its opponents 48-9.
    But it got the job done, beating Terre Haute Newton 8-2 Tuesday to win its third consecutive state title and 10th overall. It was the eighth state championship for Manager Jim Haaff.
    Rockport, 19-5, will play the Illinois champion in the first round of the Midwest regional at Napoleon, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 2.

  • Tell City cross country team ranked No. 5 in state


    Sports Editor


    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City’s boys cross country team is ranked No. 5 in the state in Indiana Runner.com’s preseason poll.

    Tell City won its sectional and regional last year and placed second in the Brown County semistate and 10th in the state meet.

    Indiana Runner ranks the Marksmen, who lost only one runner to graduation, as the No. 1 team in its semistate this year.

  • One giant leap for STEM
  • Baumeister graduates basic training

    TELL CITY – U.S. Air Force Airman Rhett D. Baumeister graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

    The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.

    Airmen who complete basic training also earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.