http://www.perrycountynews.com/sports/rss.xml/sports/rss.xml en Tell City basketball team still young http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-basketball-team-still-young <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/beard_lynch.jpg" alt="Tell City Coach Matt Lynch (left) defends against Braeden Beard in Wednesday’s basketball workout. When the players work on one-on-one moves, the 6-foot-4 Lynch gives the 6-5 Beard someone almost his height to work against." title="Tell City Coach Matt Lynch (left) defends against Braeden Beard in Wednesday’s basketball workout. When the players work on one-on-one moves, the 6-foot-4 Lynch gives the 6-5 Beard someone almost his height to work against." align="left" hspace="6" width="110" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;New Tell City boys basketball coach Matt Lynch has been impressed with the Marksmen&rsquo;s talent level and how quickly they have learned his system this summer.<br /> &ldquo;They&rsquo;ve been great,&rdquo; he said Friday. &ldquo;They&rsquo;ve picked up a lot of things a lot faster than I expected.&rdquo;<br /> Tell City football team ahead of last year’s pace http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-football-team-ahead-last-year%E2%80%99s-pace <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/teague_4630.jpg" alt="Tell City football coach Josh Teague makes a point to (from left) Steven Wheatley, Cameron Kessinger and Trent Braunecker at Thursday&#039;s workout." title="Tell City football coach Josh Teague makes a point to (from left) Steven Wheatley, Cameron Kessinger and Trent Braunecker at Thursday&#039;s workout." align="left" hspace="6" width="82" height="85" /><p> By LARRY GOFFINET<br /> Sports Editor<br /> <br /> TELL CITY&mdash;Tell City had a young football team last year and played most of the season under a head coach who was not in charge during preseason practices.<br /> The Marksmen are ahead of the game on both counts this year.<br /> Josh Teague, who was promoted to head coach after Ronnie Robinson resigned two games into last season, has been in charge of workouts all summer. And the team has 12 seniors after finishing with just four last season.<br /> Tell City volleyball conditioning starts http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tell-city-volleyball-conditioning-starts <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Fall conditioning for Tell City&rsquo;s varsity volleyball team is being held 9 to 11 a.m. each day in the school&rsquo;s auxiliary gymnasium starting Monday, July 25.<br /> Anyone planning to play volleyball this fall should attend. Any players who can&rsquo;t make it this week because of vacation, etc., may call Coach Dalonda Hayes at 812-430-2832.</p> Back-to-school fling Saturday http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/back-school-fling-saturday <p> TELL CITY &ndash; Tell City&rsquo;s varsity soccer team will sponsor an end-of-summer fling or back-to-school extravaganza Saturday, July 30, from 9 to 11 p.m. at William Tell Soccer Field.<br /> It is open to anybody in grades 9-12. It will have an Olympic theme. Students will sign up for the events that night at 8:30. A parade of participants according to classes will be held. There will be free hamburgers, hotdogs, and water.<br /> Kings of the mountain http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/kings-mountain <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tc_cc_team_1.jpg" alt="Tell City cross country team members pictured at the top of Mount Elbert are (from left) assistant coach Chris Hollinden, Thomas Simpson, Seth Vaquero, Will Simpson, Elliot Reed, Colby Thomas, Leo Simpson, Nate Kaiser, Chase Beckort and Coach Brian Beckort." title="Tell City cross country team members pictured at the top of Mount Elbert are (from left) assistant coach Chris Hollinden, Thomas Simpson, Seth Vaquero, Will Simpson, Elliot Reed, Colby Thomas, Leo Simpson, Nate Kaiser, Chase Beckort and Coach Brian Beckort." align="left" hspace="6" width="114" height="85" /><p> Tell City&rsquo;s boys cross country team recently participated in a king of the mountain race, gaining about 2,000 feet of elevation in four miles, at Great Sand Dunes National Park in Colorado.</p> Tri-State Service improves to 8-0 http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/tri-state-service-improves-8-0 <p> TELL CITY&mdash;Tri-State Service &amp; Maintenance scored three runs in the sixth inning to pull away from EverBody&rsquo;s Fitness Center 6-2 in Tell City Women&rsquo;s Softball League action Tuesday.<br /> Tri-State beat Medcalf Construction 20-0 later that night to raise its season record to 8-0 with two games left.<br /> Casi Hay went 3 for 4 with a double in the win over EverBody&rsquo;s.<br /> Dria Oxley, Jennifer Coyle and Lacey Hawkins each added two hits.<br /> Kelly Hubert had two of EverBody&rsquo;s five hits.<br /> Rockport wins regional http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/rockport-wins-regional-0 <img src="http://www.perrycountynews.com/sites/www.perrycountynews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/hunter_rowe_pitching_2.jpeg" alt="Tell City graduate Hunter Rowe pitches for Rockport in the championship game of the Rockport American Legion baseball regional Sunday." title="Tell City graduate Hunter Rowe pitches for Rockport in the championship game of the Rockport American Legion baseball regional Sunday." align="left" hspace="6" width="58" height="85" /><p> ROCKPORT&mdash;Tell City graduate Hunter raised his record to 7-0 as Rockport beat Princeton 12-2 to win its American Legion baseball regional Sunday.</p> CHS Hall of Famers interacted with each other http://www.perrycountynews.com/content/chs-hall-famers-interacted-each-other <p> The upcoming first class of Cannelton High School&rsquo;s Athletic Hall of Fame spans a wide time frame, with William &ldquo;Buddy&rdquo; Bennett starting his high school career in the 1930s and Kathy Alvey playing her entire high school career in the 1980s.<br /> But still it appears that all five of the Hall of Famers interacted with all the others at some level.<br /> Alvey mentioned Monday that Bennett, then serving as Cannelton&rsquo;s Summer Recreation Director, gave her her first baseball uniform when she was 7.<br />