http://www.perrycountynews.com/sports/rss.xml en Beard on underclass all-state team http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/beard-underclass-all-state-team <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/braeden_beard_0.jpg" alt="BRAEDEN BEARD" title="BRAEDEN BEARD" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> INDIANAPOLIS&mdash;Honors continue to pour in for Tell City boys basketball forward/center Braeden Beard.<br /> He received perhaps the biggest one Thursday when he was named to the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association&rsquo;s Underclass Small School All-State team.<br /> The top 15 non-seniors, regardless of what class school they represent, were named to the Underclass All-State Supreme 15.<br /> That team includes New Albany junior Romeo Langford, Castle&rsquo;s Alex Hemenway and Bosse&rsquo;s Mekhi Lairy.<br /> Teague, Sandage repeat MVPs for Tell City http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/teague-sandage-repeat-mvps-tell-city <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tc_boys_varsity_bb_awards.jpg" alt="Varsity boys basketball award winners at Tell City’s winter sports awards program Tuesday were (from left) Dustin Hunt, Braeden Beard and Devon Blake." title="Varsity boys basketball award winners at Tell City’s winter sports awards program Tuesday were (from left) Dustin Hunt, Braeden Beard and Devon Blake." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;David Teague and Megan Sandage were repeat winners of Most Valuable Player awards in their sports at Tell City&rsquo;s winter sports awards program Tuesday.<br /> Teague was named the Most Valuable Wrestler for the second year in a row and Sandage repeated as the Most Valuable Cheerleader.<br /> Sophomore forward/center Braeden Beard won the boys basketball MVP award.<br /> Tell City aims for another PAC title http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-aims-another-pac-title <p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;Coach Zac Hartz thinks a strong group of sprinters and distance runners could give Tell City its fifth PAC boys track title in seven years.<br /> Hartz said he &ldquo;would think the short sprints and all the distance races would be our strongest events. When you&rsquo;ve got the entire cross country team that placed 10th in the state, you&rsquo;ve got quite a bit to work with (in distance races).&rdquo;<br /> TC girls stronger than usual in sprints http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tc-girls-stronger-usual-sprints <p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;Tell City&rsquo;s girls track team has increased depth in sprints but fewer than usual distance runners this season.<br /> The Marksmen have 18 girls on their roster. &ldquo;We are two down from last year, but I think depth-wise we might be a little bit better in the sprints, which has not been a deep area for us in the past few seasons,&rdquo; said Coach Katie Weyer.<br /> Edwards wants to bring stability to PC baseball http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/edwards-wants-bring-stability-pc-baseball <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/edwards_6886.jpg" alt="New coach Jeremy Edwards makes a point to his Perry Central baseball players in practice Tuesday." title="New coach Jeremy Edwards makes a point to his Perry Central baseball players in practice Tuesday." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> LEOPOLD&mdash;Perry Central&rsquo;s baseball team has its third coach in three years and has not had a winning record in the last seven years.<br /> Jeremy Edwards hopes to bring stability to the coaching position, which he thinks could lead to more victories.<br /> Edwards was not hired until after school started this year, so he wasn&rsquo;t able to run a summer program for the team, though he plans to do so in the future.<br /> Noland state free-throw champion http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/noland-state-free-throw-champion <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bree_noland.jpg" alt="BREE NOLAND" title="BREE NOLAND" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> GREENWOOD&mdash;Perry Central eighth grader Breeana Noland won the Knights of Columbus&rsquo; state free-throw competition in the age-13 girls group March 12.</p> <p> <br /> She hit 19 of 25 to take the title. She is the daughter of T.J. and Steve Ball and Jason and April Noland.<br /> Two other Perry Countians made it to the state finals, Ava Hilgenhold of Tell City in age-14 girls and R.J. Jones of Tobinsport in age-12 boys.<br /> Six persons in each age group qualified for the state finals.</p> Tell City boys tie for 4th in PAC junior high meet http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-boys-tie-4th-pac-junior-high-meet <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/evan_in_200_free_relay.jpg" alt="Evan Noble swims the anchor leg of Tell City’s 200-yard freestyle relay in the PAC junior high boys swim meet at Tell City Thursday." title="Evan Noble swims the anchor leg of Tell City’s 200-yard freestyle relay in the PAC junior high boys swim meet at Tell City Thursday." align="left" hspace="6" width="101" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;Evan Noble placed in the top five in all four of his events to lead Tell City to a fourth-place tie in the PAC junior high boys swim meet Thursday.<br /> Tell City, with just seven boys competing, and Pike Central each scored 150 points. Heritage Hills won with 292.<br /> Noble swam a strong anchor leg on the 200-yard freestyle relay as Tell City overtook Pike Central for third place by 20-hundredths of a second.<br /> Hubert, Lynch big Perry Central winners http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/hubert-lynch-big-perry-central-winners <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/boys_varsity_awards.jpg" alt="Boys varsity basketball award winners at Perry Central’s winter sports awards program Thursday were (from left) Levi Hubert, Luke Hubert, Luke Bishop, Jacob Kelly and Adam Dauby." title="Boys varsity basketball award winners at Perry Central’s winter sports awards program Thursday were (from left) Levi Hubert, Luke Hubert, Luke Bishop, Jacob Kelly and Adam Dauby." align="left" hspace="6" width="161" height="85" /><p> LEOPOLD&mdash;Luke Hubert was named Perry Central&rsquo;s boys basketball Most Valuable Player at the school&rsquo;s winter sports awards program Thursday.</p>