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Today's Sports

  • Hayes takes 18th in state meet

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City senior Kassidie Hayes couldn’t match last season’s success at the girls state track meet, as she finished 18th in the shot put Friday.
    She had thrown the shot 40 feet, 6 1/2 inches in the Evansville Central regional. That would have placed her seventh in the state, one notch higher than she finished last year.
    But her best throw Friday was 36 feet, 3 3/4 inches. Her other two throws went 36-1 1/4 and 35-4 3/4, and she did not make the finals.

  • Parker chosen to play in Class...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    ANDERSON—Perry Central’s Brittany Parker has been chosen to play in the seventh annual Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic 11:30 a.m. June 20.
    The games, formerly held at New Castle, have been moved to Anderson University this year. But the format remains the same. The top senior girls from Class A and 2A schools from throughout the state participate in one game, followed by the top girls from 3A and 4A schools.
    Boys games with the same formats will follow.

  • 2011 TC baseball grads have...

    It’s rare for one high school team in any sport to have three athletes to sign to play that sport in college.

  • Wolfpack edges Commodores

    ENGLISH—Crawford County won all three two-man scrambles to edge Perry Central 5-4 in boys golf match play Wednesday.
    The day started with nine-hole individual match play for the top six players from each team.
    Perry Central won that 4-2. Nic Pierrard, Perry Central’s No. 1, beat Crawford County’s No. 1 and Perry Cetnral’s Zach James also emerged victorious in No. 2.
    Eric Schepers at No. 4 and John Steen at No. 6 also won for the Commodores.

  • Brown 23rd, Pierrard 25th in...

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City’s Elliott Brown finished 23rd in the 200-meter dash and Perry Central’s Aaron Pierrard was 25th in the 1600 at the state track meet Saturday.
    Neither ran as fast as he did in the regional. But Brown “did exceed his seed a little bit (he was seeded 25th),” noted Tell City Coach Zac Hartz.
    “He had a pretty decent start. But he was in the outside lane, which is not where he wanted to be.”

  • Aders, Parker named to All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior outfielders Lexi Aders and Brittany Parker were elected to the All-PLAC softball team by conference coaches Thursday.
    Aders, who played left and right field, made the team for the second year in a row.
    She hit .409 in Perry Central’s six conference games. Overall she hit .326 with 11 RBIs.
    Parker, a speedy center fielder and leadoff hitter, hit .440 in the conference with three RBIs.

  • Ridener, Thompson on All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Bryce Ridener and Payton Thompson were named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Ridener, a senior shortstop/pitcher, hit .429 (9 of 21) in six conference games. He stole four bases and drove in three runs in conference play.
    He was also the winning pitcher in a conference game with Paoli.
    Overall he hit .315 with eight RBIs, nine runs scored, and 14 stolen bases - one short of the team lead.

  • Deom makes All-PAC for third...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Spenser Deom joined a select company of Tell City baseball players by making the All-PAC baseball team for the third time Thursday.
    Deom, a senior who moved to shortstop this season, made the team as an infielder this year after making it as an outfielder the last two years.
    He joins Wes Davis, who made All-Big Eight Conference 1996-98, and Trent Gunn, who made All-PAC 2009-11, as the only baseball players to make all-conference three times for Tell City.

  • Waninger qualifies for golf...

    JASPER—Tell City senior Mason Waninger qualified for the boys golf regional for the third time with his performance in the sectional at Sultan’s Run Friday.

  • Girls Softball League loses...

    Change seems to be the one constant in sports, and the Tell City Girls Softball League has seen its share of it since it was created.
    Formed in 1981 by ASA District Commissioner Don Foerster and Tell City Women’s Softball League President Terry Jarboe as a feeder system for the women’s league, the league switched to fastpitch in 2001 and essentially became a feeder system for local high school teams.