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Today's Sports

  • Women’s league needs scorekeeper...

    TELL CITY—Anyone interested in being the official scorekeeper for the Tell City Women’s Softball League this summer should call 547-6674 or email ljgoffinet@yahoo.com.
    This is a paid position.

    A couple of teams in the league still need a few players for the upcoming season also.
    Games will be played on Tuesday and Thursday nights in June and July.
    Anyone interested in playing should email ljgoffinet@yahoo.com or call 547-6674 by May 1.
     

  • Cannelton falls to Whitesville

    CANNELTON—Whitesville Trinity scored six unearned runs in the first inning en route to a 12-2 baseball win over Cannelton Friday.
    The Raiders had only seven hits but took advantage of six walks, five errors and a passed ball.
    “It’s the same old thing—unearned runs,” said Bulldog Coach Mike Garrett. “They had bases loaded in the first and we dropped a fly ball or we would have been out of the inning without giving up any runs.
    “Then in the second inning they scored a run on a dropped third strike.

  • No. 9 Patriots top Tell City

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Kaitlin Kralj pitched a two-hitter as Heritage Hills shut out Tell City 9-0 in PAC girls softball Wednesday.
    Kralj struck out nine and walked none.
    “She was the fastest pitcher we’ve faced,” said Tell City Coach Maggie Schuetter. “We were behind her.”
    The Marksmen stayed with the Patriots early and had a chance to score the game’s first run when Sydney Goffinet doubled to deep center field leading off the bottom of the second inning.

  • PC shuts out Southridge

    HUNTINGBURG—Miranda Claise pitched a two-hitter as Perry Central shut out Southridge 8-4 in girls softball Wednesday.
    Claise struck out seven and walked one.
    Hannah Edwards went 3 for 4 to lead Perry Central’s 12-hit attack.
    Madison Guillaume added two doubles, Autumn Lain a single and a double, Morgan Richardson two singles, and Sydney Goffinet a triple.
    Lexi Aders drove in two runs.
    “We hit the ball well,” said Perry Central Coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Phillips to play football for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City senior Jimmy Phillips will follow in his father’s footsteps as a football player for Franklin College.
    As an NCAA Division III school, Franklin cannot give athletic scholarships. But last week Phillips accepted an academic scholarship to play for the Grizzlies.
    He said Hanover, Lindsey Wilson, Earlham, Anderson, Bluffton and Case Western also showed interest in him, but one reason he chose Franklin was his dad, Mike, played there and his mother also went to school there.

  • Facing Castle paying off for TC...

    There are several theories on how to construct a sports team’s schedule.
    Outside of conference teams, which they are required to play, some coaches want to schedule only teams they are likely to beat.
    Obviously teams can lose their spirit if they face powerful teams from much larger schools on a regular basis.
    But I think every team needs to face at least a few such opponents to get a better idea of things they need to work on.

  • Tell City upsets No. 1 Rebels

    ROCKPORT—Tell City built an early 4-0 lead, lost it, but rallied in the last two innings to beat South Spencer 8-7 in baseball Wednesday.
    This was the first loss of the season for South Spencer, which is ranked No. 1 in the state in Class 2A. But this game did not count in PAC standings because these two teams already met earlier in the season.
    Still “it was a good win for our team,” said Tell City Coach Jason Wilkerson. “I think it proved to our kids how good we can be.”

  • TC girls win tri-meet

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Logan Flannagan won both hurdles races to lead Tell City to first place in a girls triangular track meet Thursday.
    Tell City scored 62 points, Forest Park 55, and Perry Central 50.
    Flannagan won the 100-meter intermediate hurdles in 16.34 seconds and the 300 low hurdles in 45.37.
    She edged Perry Central’s Hannah Harpenau by just seven-hundredths of a second in the 100 hurdles.

  • Brown, depth propel Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strong sprints and depth in distance races carried Tell City past Perry Central 86-46 in boys track Thursday.
    The Marksmen raised their record to 12-0.
    Cameron Sherry, Caleb Sherry, Travis Brinksneader and Donovan Ingle got the meet off to a strong start for the Marksmen as they set a school record in winning the 3200-meter relay in 8:08.72.
    “We wanted to jump on them early,” said Tell City Coach Zac Hartz. “We know how strong their top guys are.

  • Waninger 4th in invitational

    MARENGO—Mason Waninger tied for fourth individually to lead Tell City to third place in the Crawford County Invitational boys golf tourney Saturday.
    Six complete teams competed. Paoli won with 171 and Crawford County was second with 188.
    Tell City shot 193, Rock Creek 199, Perry Central 202, and Crawford County’s Brown team 250.
    Besides Waninger’s 44, Tell City’s scorers were Grant Bolin with 48, Damian Harney 50, and Jimmy Phillips 52.
    Nic Pierrard and Zach James each shot 45 to lead Perry Central.