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Today's Sports

  • Hagan, Hartz, Wint join Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mike Hagan, Joe Hartz and the late Preston Wint were inducted into Tell City High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame in an emotional ceremony Friday.
    Tom Wint, speaking about his parents said, “I can guarantee Preston and Frankie are looking down from heaven with big smiles on their faces.

  • TC edges Vikings in three...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Key three-point plays by Trent Arnold and Braeden Beard lifted Tell City past North Posey 59-56 in triple overtime in PAC boys basketball Satur-day.
    Arnold hit a three-point shot from the top of the key to tie the score 45-45 with 1:09 left in the second overtime.
    “That was a huge play that was run for him,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch. “He’s getting his shooting stroke back.”

  • Marksmen place 6th in boys swim...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    JASPER—Drew Ettensohn broke a 24-year-old school record twice to lead Tell City to sixth place in a 12-team boys swimming sectional Saturday.
    Tell City scored 176 points. Heritage Hills won the sectional for the first time with 432 points, 22 more than runner-up Bedford North Lawrence.
    Ettensohn broke Davin Harpe’s school record in the 100-yard butterfly by swimming it in 55.50 seconds in the trials last Thursday.

  • Hot shooting Tell City tops...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Every Tell City starter hit at least 60 percent from the field and scored at least nine points as the Marksmen downed Boonville 61-51 in boys basketball Tuesday.
    The Marksmen outshot Boonville from the field 60.5 percent to 42.6 percent and hit 5 of 10 from three-point range compared with Boonville’s 6 of 16.

  • Tell City Cal Ripken League...

    TELL CITY – Registration is underway for the 2018 Tell City Cal Ripken League baseball season.
    Open registration will be held at Fifth Third Bank’s meeting room 5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21.
    Parents may also mail in registration forms and fees for their children. Forms are available at the Perry County News office. Or they may register online at http://tellcitycalripkenleague.website.siplay.com/.
    The league’s age groups are 5-6, 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12 based on players’ ages as of April 30, 2018.

  • Paoli outshoots Perry Central

    PAOLI—A late first-half run propelled Paoli past Perry Central 73-56 in PLAC boys basketball Friday.
    “We played pretty well,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “We were down just five points with a couple minutes left in the first half.
    “Then they made a run to push it to 13 at the half. They pressed us most of the game and we had a couple of turnovers that led to easy layups. And they had some kids that got hot and hit a couple of threes.”

  • Garrett scores 40 as Bulldogs...

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ky.—Rafe Garrett had 40 points, 17 rebounds and five assists as Cannelton beat Fox Creek Academy 83-68 in boys basketball Friday.
    Garrett, a 6-foot sophomore guard, hit 13 of 20 shots from the field and 14 of 17 free throws.
    He scored 23 points in the first half as the Bulldogs built a 49-38 halftime lead.

  • Heritage Hills gets by Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—A deliberate offensive game gave Tell City a chance to win in the final minute, but a key free-throw rebound helped Heritage Hills hold on 29-23 in PAC boys basketball Friday.
    “We wanted to lower the possessions because we felt they were better running up and down the floor and getting out in transition and we’re more comfortable in a half-court game,” said Tell City Coach Matt Lynch.

  • Tell City anticipating large...

    John Jameson, who was a Tell City assistant basketball coach 1968-73, returned to Bryan Taylor Arena for the Marksmen’s game with Wood Memorial Jan. 26.
    Though that was the worst game the Marksmen have played in the last two months, Jameson said he enjoyed it and enjoyed visiting with his former boss, Bob Lochmueller, and two of his best players from his undefeated 1969-70 freshman team, Bob Cravens and Paul Werner.

  • Hayes, Goffinet make All-PAC in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City center Kammie Jo Hayes and guard Katie Goffinet were named to the All-PAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a 5-foot-11 junior, made the 12-girl team for the second year in a row.
    She averaged 10.0 points per game and led the conference with 8.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 56.4 percent from the field and 73.0 percent of her free throws to lead the Marksmen in both categories.