Today's Sports

  • LaGranges win Glen Ress tourney

    TELL CITY—Father-daughter teams had played the Glen Ress Memorial Open golf scramble before, but none had won it until Sunday.

  • Huber 10th at state to lead...

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    BLOOMINGTON—No Tell City or Perry Central boy scored in the state track meet Saturday, but Andrew Huber came close in the 300-meter intermediate hurdles.
    The top nine in each event scored. Huber, a Perry Central senior, finished 10th in the 300 hurdles in 38.97 seconds, a personal record and just 29-hundredths of a second behind ninth-place Max Milkey of Noblesville.
    Huber placed fourth in the second heat and beat three of the nine runners in the fastest heat.

  • Cummings only PC player on All-...

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    LEOPOLD—Senior Alton Cummings was the only Perry Central player named to the All-PLAC baseball team by conference coaches Thursday.
    Cummings saw action at a variety of positions for the Commodores this year, including pitcher, catcher, shortstop, third base and outfield.
    He hit .333 in six conference games and stole three bases.
    On the mound he compiled a 2.74 earned run average in the conference.

  • Goffinet, Claise, Aders on All-...

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    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Sydney Goffinet was named to the All-PLAC softball team for the third time Thursday, putting her in rare company.
    Commodore pitcher Miranda Claise made the 15-girl team for the second time and outfielder Lexi Aders made it for the first time.
    Goffinet, a senior first baseman, joins 2006 graduates Emily Backer and Amber Hanan as the only Commodores to make the team three times.

  • Beard repeat selection on All-...

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    TELL CITY—Tell City center fielder Spenser Beard was a repeat selection on the All-PAC baseball team Thurs-day, but he was the only Marksman who made it this year.
    Last year the Marksmen went 5-3 in the conference and had four players make all-conference.
    This year they went 2-6, tying Forest Park and Tecumseh for sixth place in the nine-team conference.

  • Spencer replaces Ward as Corydon...

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    LEOPOLD—Former Perry Central and Tell City football coach Mike Spencer was hired as Corydon’s head coach Tuesday.
    Spencer, 67, was hired as interim coach for one year but said Thursday he might be open to doing it longer.
    He retired at Perry Central in the spring of 2012. He compiled a 119-29 record in 12 years there and a 204-100 record overall in 26 years as a head coach, including 68-19 in seven years at Tell City.

  • Tell City’s Waninger qualifies...

    JASPER—Mason Waninger qualified for the regional for the second year in a row as he led Tell City to fifth place in the 10-team boys golf sectional at Sultan’s Run Friday.

  • Hayes places 8th in shot put at...

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City junior Kassidie Hayes placed eighth in the shot put at the IHSAA girls state track meet Friday, becoming the first Tell City girl to throw the shot 40 feet at state.

  • County runners have chance to...

    It’s rare for a Perry County athlete to finish in the top 15 in the state track meet and even rarer for one to score by placing in the top nine. But one or both of those things could happen this weekend.
    Tell City senior Brennan Malone is the only Perry Countian seeded to place in the boys state meet Saturday, as he is seeded eighth in the 110-meter high hurdles.

  • Gunn helps USI win national title

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    CARY, N.C.—Tell City graduate Trent Gunn helped the University of Southern Indiana win the NCAA Division II national baseball tourney last week and was still on cloud nine Monday after returning home.
    “I can’t really describe the feeling,” he said. “I don’t think it’s really sunk in yet.