Today's Sports

  • Old-timers play again; turnout...

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    TELL CITY—Continuing a recent trend, the player turnout - and consequently fan turnout also - was low for Tuesday’s Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game.
    The last couple of years poor weather - extreme heat or lightning and the threat of rain - were considered factors in the low turnout.
    Tuesday evening’s weather was ideal, though, but there were still not enough players to fill two full lineups.

  • TC’s girls golf team looking for...




    TELL CITY – As Amber Wheatley begins her fifth season leading the Tell City girls golf team, she does so without a senior on the roster.

    For Wheatley, it creates stability.

    “It means that I have a team next year,” she said. “Which sometimes is an issue.”

    The Marksmen have three veteran golfers this fall, led by sophomore Taylor Goffinet.

  • Patience, attitude eyed in Lady...




    TELL CITY – Kelsey Henrickson has a unique challenge.

    The daughter of longtime Heritage Hills football coach Bob Clayton is starting a high school athletic program from scratch, as Tell City will have girls varsity soccer for the first time this fall.

    “I think we are very excited, it’s an exciting time,” Henrickson said. “We’re not nervous, we’re not scared.

  • Rockport Legion falls in...

    NAPOLEON, Ohio – On the heels of their third straight state title, Preston Hendershot and Rockport Post 254 lost the opening game of the American Legion Great Lakes Regional to Edwardsville (Ill.) Wednesday 3-0.

    Post 254 gave up two runs in the second inning and another in the fifth.

    Edwardsville’s Storm Coffman threw a complete game, allowing six hits while striking out five.

    Manning Webb and Brice Stuteville each had two hits for Post 254.

  • Tri-State sweeps titles in women...


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    TELL CITY—Ashley Chapman went 3 for 3 as Tri-State Service & Maintenance beat Alpine 13-2 to win the Tell City Women’s Softball League’s playoff tourney Thursday.

    Randi Gogel, Baylie Richter and Edie Powers each added two of Tri-State’s 12 hits to help the team win the game in five innings by the 10-run rule.

    Megan May went 2 for 3 to lead Alpine’s seven-hit attack.

  • Weedman no stranger to no-hitters




    EVANSVILLE – Tell City graduate and former Rockport Legion Post 254 player Shane Weedman knows when he is on his game pitching on the mound.

    “I came into spring training more prepared than I have ever been,” Weedman said. “My arm felt good. I really prepared for it.

    “I was really excited for that start against Southern (Illinois). It’s a team we always want to beat.”

  • TC standout Brunner returns to...




    TELL CITY— The path has come full-circle and Andy Brunner is back in a familiar spot after the Tell City School Board named him on Monday the school’s next athletic director. He is replacing John Atkins, who resigned earlier this summer to take a similar position at Corydon Central.

  • Weikel brings strong family...

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    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...

    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.