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Today's Sports

  • Tell City girls close 2nd to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Kayla Combs won the 50-yard freestyle and Tell City placed second in six of the 11 events as it finished second in the six-team PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.
    Southridge won with 313 points. Tell City scored 294.
    Southridge placed three times in diving, including winning it, while Tell City did not have a diver.
    Combs won the 50-yard breaststroke in 38.62 seconds and teammate Mary Hollinden placed second in 39.44.

  • 92-year-old still bowling strong

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Gene McCaslin has bowled with his daughter and son-in-law for years, but now he does so in a senior league.
    OK, the Wednesday Fun Follies League at Tell City Bowling Center is not officially for senior citizens only. But since it starts at 1 p.m. each week, virtually everyone in it is retired.
    McCaslin; his daughter, Linda Prichard, a retired teacher; and her husband, John; are the only multi-generational group participating in the league, where each team is just one individual.

  • Tell City 7th in state archery

    INDIANAPOLIS—Hannah Rhodes and Charlie Peter led Tell City to seventh place in the 29-team middle school state archery tourney last weekend.
    Tell City shot a team score of 3,175 in the competition sanctioned by the National Archery in Schools Program.
    Rhodes shot 286 of a possible 300 with 18 tens to place fifth among 383 middle school girls.
    Peter shot 285 with 17 tens to tie for fifth place among 396 middle school boys. After a shoot-off he was awarded sixth place.
    Tell City’s elementary team shot 2,810 to place 12th among 30 teams.

  • 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.