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Today's Sports

  • Commodores feature experienced...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls softball team will have a whole new infield and new pitcher as it tries to win its third consecutive PLAC title this year.
    Miranda Claise, who made All-PLAC the last two years as a pitcher, is now pitching for Lincoln Trail College.
    The three girls vying to replace her don’t have her velocity or variety of pitches yet. So more balls may be put in play against them and hit to the outfield.

  • Schwartz heads small, quick all-...

    This is probably the shortest All-Perry County boys basketball team in the 38 years that the News has been naming them.

  • Fishing opportunities within the...

    There are many fishing opportunities throughout the Hoosier National Forest for angling enthusiasts of all ages and experience. From large lakes with concrete boat ramps and road side ponds with easy access, to small and medium lakes off the beaten path; prospects for catching fish are excellent.

    Indiana Department of Natural Resources has been doing fish surveys on many Hoosier lakes for 40 years or more. Most, if not all of the fishable lakes on the Hoosier are managed for bluegill/redear sunfish and largemouth bass populations.

  • Women’s softball meeting Thursday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Women’s Softball League will hold its annual preseason organizational meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the league’s field.
    All teams that plan to participate in the league this summer should be represented. For more information email ljgoffinet@yahoo.com or call 812-547-6674.

  • Swim lessons registration April...

    TELL CITY – Registration for swimming lessons will be held at Tell City Junior-Senior High School Pool 5-6 p.m. April 1, 2 and 3.
    Cost is $55 per student and there will be a maximum of 50 children in each session. Lessons will be held at the school pool April 6-9 and April 13-16 and students may choose from two times, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. each day or 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.
    For more information call Mike Armstrong at 812-719-9496.

  • Tell City basketball banquet...

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s boys’ basketball awards banquet will be held 6:30 p.m. March 30 in the Tell City Junior-Senior High cafeteria.
    All players, coaches and their families are invited to attend. Meat and table service will be provided. Seniors are asked to bring a potato or pasta dish, juniors a vegetable dish, sophomores a salad, freshmen a dessert, and coaches are asked to bring drinks and ice.
    Please contact Darla Goffinet at cgoffinet@psci.net by Wednesday, March 25, to let her know how many will be attending.

  • Tell City jr. high archery team...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City Junior High Team 1 placed 10th in the National Archery in the Schools Program state tourney March 14.
    Charlie Peter shot 280 out of a possible 300 to lead Tell City in the 40-team competition. Other top shooters for the team were Neal Hollinden with 276 and Hannah Rhodes 272.
    Two elementary students also shot well for the team. Gage Smith, a fourth grader, shot a personal best 262 and Mary Hollinden, a fifth grader, shot 250.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in PAC

    HUNTINGBURG—Taylor Krartzer placed second in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to third place in the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won the six-team meet with 244 points. Tell City scored 176.
    Kratzer placed second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:41.14 and in the 50 butterfly in 38.29 seconds.
    She teamed with Kailee Sodrel, Jenna Harris and Destiny Little to take second in the 200 medley relay in 2:41.07.
    Brenna Franzman, Sodrel, Harris and Kratzer placed second in the 400 free relay in 5:16.19.

  • Ettensohn leads Tell City to 2nd...

    HUNTINGBURG—Andrew Ettensohn won two events to lead Tell City to second place in the six-team PAC junior high boys swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 273 points. Tell City scored 186.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 26.69 seconds and the 50 butterfly in 29.52, breaking 30 seconds for the first time.
    “Drew Ettensohn had two really good individual swims,” said Tell City Coach Stacy Marion.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Elliot Reed and Josh Gaynor to place second in the 200 medley relay in 2:17.30.

  • Tell City will need freshmen on...

    Wood Memorial reached the championship game of its boys basketball regional this year starting two freshmen, forward Walker Nurrenbern and guard Lathan Falls.
    Those two combined for 18 points in a 59-44 regular-season win over Tell City.
    They also helped the Trojans win 17 other games, including a 48-43 first-round regional win over PLAC champion Orleans.
    Evansville Day, the team that the Trojans beat for their sectional title, was led by freshman forward Rilee Epley.