Today's Sports

  • Kayak tour to be offered at...

    PATOKA - Take a kayak and join the naturalist for a tour on the lake Saturday, June 28 at 9:30 a.m. at Little Patoka boat ramp. Meet at the Patoka Lake visitor center by 8:30 a.m. to caravan to the ramp.

    The tour will include a rock quarry and waterfall and may offer sightings of local wildlife such as beaver and bald eagles. Kayakers should take personal flotation devices, snacks, refreshments and sunscreen for this two-hour journey. Nonmotorized boat launch permits are required and will be sold at the event for $5.

  • High scorers

    Roy Fenn Park was hot and so was the baseball action Tuesday evening as teams vied for wins as their regular season wound down.

    Teams of 11- and 12-year-old players sponsored by Home Mutual Insurance and Southern Indiana Power fought a slugfest that was close for much of the time. Home Mutual, however, pulled out for a 19-10 win.

    Check out more photos at www.perrycountynews.com and watch for more photos of other games across the county in future editions.

  • Ohio Valley Gas sweeps two games...

    TELL CITY—Ohio Valley Gas used strong hitting to sweep a doubleheader with Legacy Financial Monday and climb back into the race for first place in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league.

    Ohio Valley Gas improved to 3-2, second place behind 4-0 Cash Waggner. Ohio Valley Gas still has two games remaining with Cash Waggner, next Monday and Tuesday.

    Jessie Wheatley hit two triples, a double and a single as Ohio Valley Gas trounced Legacy 20-5 in their first meeting Monday.

  • Tell City’s Reed, Miller help...

    Staff Writer

    ROCKPORT – A Gant Miller RBI single kick-started the scoring for Rockport, which coasted to a 9-3 win over Jasper in American Legion baseball Tuesday.

    After Post 146 jumped ahead 1-0 with an unearned first-inning run, Miller tied the score when his single drove in leadoff hitter Kobe Stephens.

    After reaching third on a wild pitch, Miller then scored on a Jon Stallings single to put Post 254 ahead 3-1.

  • Cash Waggner improves to 3-0

    TELL CITY—Natalie Sanders doubled home two runs in a five-run fourth inning as Cash Waggner & Associates beat Webb Wheel Products 12-5 in Tell City’s age-13-16 girls softball league Thursday.
    Shannon Bryant beat out an infield single to start the inning and Madison Gilliland reached base on a dropped third strike.
    Both scored on Sanders’ shot to deep left field.
    After Mollie Ingle walked, Sanders came around to score on two wild pitches.
    With two outs, Jordyn Vogt single to left to score Ingle.

  • Are more basketball games a good...

    Is the IHSAA’s decision to allow boys and girls basketball teams to play two more games next season a good thing? That depends on one’s perspective.
    Most coaches love it, as coaches’ associations in various sports, including football, wrestling, volleyball and yes, basketball, have petitioned the IHSAA to allow more contests through the years. And eventually the IHSAA seems to agree to their requests.

  • Waninger shoots 83 in golf...

    HENRYVILLE—Tell City’s Mason Waninger improved his score by 10 strokes from last year’s regional as she shot an 11-over-par 83 in the regional at Champions Pointe Thursday.

  • Wilkerson resigns as Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Jason Wilkerson said Thursday that he has resigned as Tell City’s baseball coach for “personal reasons.”
    Wilkerson’s resignation was accepted by the Tell City-Troy Township school board at its meeting last week.
    Wilkerson compiled a 29-21 record in two seasons at the Markmen’s helm, including 15-11 this year.
    Reminiscing about his term as head coach, he said, “The best thing is the relationship I’ve been able to establish with the kids.

  • All-PAC teams released

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were elected to the All-PAC softball and girls tennis teams this spring.
    Tell City went 0-8 in the conference in softball.
    Heritage Hills pitcher Kaitlin Kralj and Tecumseh pitcher Tiffany Summers made the team for the third year in a row, though Kralj made it as a utility player last year.
    South Spencer catcher Maddie Dawson made the team for the second year.

  • Miller drives in six runs in...

    ROCKPORT—Tell City junior Gant Miller drove in six runs in one inning as Rockport trounced Greene County 21-2 in its American Legion baseball season opener Saturday.
    Post 254 led only 3-2 before its big inning.
    Miller, Rockport’s second baseman, hit a triple and two singles in the sixth as he tied Brad Fella’s team record for most RBIs in an inning.
    Miller went 4 for 6 for the game.
    Fellow Tell Citians Hunter Rowe and Austin Paulin each drove in two runs for Rockport that game.
    Paulin scored three runs.