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Today's Sports

  • Hammack, Terry, Bolin win ISWA...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Coy Hammack, Landon Terry and Chance Bolin of the Tell City Wrestling Club won individual titles in the ISWA state folkstyle tourney last weekend.
    As a team, the Tell City Wrestling Club placed third in the large-team division with 115 points. Perry Meridian and Penn, the top two teams, each had at least 15 more wrestlers than Tell City.
    Hammack went 5-0 with two pins to win the novice 70-pound weight class.
    Terry went 4-0 with two pins as he won the intermediate 80-pound championship.

  • Perry Central’s spring sports...

    Varsity Baseball
    April
    1    South Spencer    H    5:00
    2    Orleans    A    10:00
    4    Forest Park JV     A    5:00
    5    Corydon Central    H    5:30
    6    North Harrison    H    4:30
    9    North Posey    A    11:00

  • Tell City 2nd in PAC tourney

    LINCOLN CITY—Cole Gentry won the 75-pound title to lead Tell City to a second place tie in the nine-team PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Undefeated Southridge won the tourney with 299.5 points. Tell City and South Spencer each scored 192, 19.5 more than fourth-place Pike Central.
    Gentry went 3-0, pinning Braxton Hayes of Heritage Hills in the finals.
    The Braunecker twins placed second in their weight classes, each going 2-1.
    Corey Braunecker lost a 12-5 decision to Sam Scott in the 110-pound finals.

  • Former Cannelton resident Hein...

    Readers of the Perry County News’ Facebook page know that I recently celebrated a milestone birthday.
    I usually don’t feel old, though. But one thing that almost made me feel that way was hearing that Jeff Hein, 45, had retired as boys basketball coach at Vincennes Lincoln, though he will remain as athletic director.
    When I started here right out of college Hein was an 8-year old resident of Cannelton, where his dad, Dale, was the boys basketball coach.

  • Powers selected for All-Southern...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton hasn’t officially been a member of a conference for 28 years, since the Three Rivers Athletic Conference fell apart in 1988.
    Several Cannelton athletic directors since, including current one Brian Garrett, have tried to find a new conference for the Bulldogs but without success.
    This year the Bulldogs were members of an informal conference though, the Southern Hoosier Challenge.

  • Schwartz, Cummings, Lynch, Jones...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Verna Schwartz, Skyly Cummings, Lane Lynch and Skyler Jones were the top winners at Perry Central’s winter sports awards program Monday.
    Jones was named the Most Valuable Cheerleader and also won the best flier and tumbler awards and the Julie Irvin Award for epitomizing the type of cheerleader and person that Irvin was.
    No basketball MVP award was given. But Schwartz and Cummings won the most girls basketball awards and Lynch won all but one in boys basketball.
    The complete awards:

  • Kohnert, Rowe Teague top TC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert, Hunter Rowe and David Teague won the most awards at Tell City’s winter sports awards program Tuesday.
    Teague was named the wrestling Most Valuable Player and also won awards for most takedowns and pins in that sport.
    No MVP was named in girls or boys basketball.

  • Tell City pins Jasper 49-41

    JASPER—Tell City earned six pins to beat Jasper 49-41 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    “We split wins with nine each but we fought off our backs and secured more pins than them (Jasper scored four pins),” noted Tell City Coach Chase Litherland. “That was the difference in the match.
    “I was very proud of the way the kids bounced back after the momentum turned in Jasper’s favor (when the Wildcats won seven consecutive matches in the middle of the meet).

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Varsity Baseball (Boys)
    March
    29    Princeton    H    5:30
    April
    1    Floyd Central    A    5::30
    2    Hancock County    A    12:00
    5    Heritgae Hills    H    4:30
    6    Tecumseh    A    5:00
    7    South Central    H    5:30

  • No PC boys named All-PLAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—At the end of the season Perry Central Coach Matt Carter said it would be hard for the Commodores to get anyone on the All-PLAC boys basketball team because they were winless in conference games.
    He was proven correct Thursday, as Perry Central was the only school without any players named to the 12-man team in voting by league coaches.