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Today's Sports

  • Marksman boys outswims Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Andrew Ettensohn and Elliot Reed each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City crushed South Spencer 89-54 in junior high boys swimming Monday.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 26.94 seconds and the 50 butterfly in 30.16.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Reed and Josh Gaynor to win the 200 medley relay in 2:20.88.
    Reed, Evan Noble, Hollinden and Ettensohn took the 400 free relay in 4:52.39.

  • Tell City girls sink Rebels

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Taylor Kratzer and Lily Marion each won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced South Spencer 110-44 in junior high girls swimming Monday.
    Kratzer won the 200-yard freestyle in 2:43.26 and the 50 butterfly in 38.70 seconds.
    She teamed with Marion, Mary Hollinden and Claire Mowery to win the 200 medley relay in 2:36.06.
    Emma Ettensohn, Brenna Franzman, Kratzer and Marion won the 400 free relay in 5:07.41.

  • Schwartz, Parker, Davis dominate...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Michael Schwartz, Brittany Parker and Emily Davis were the top winners at Perry Central’s winter sports awards program Monday.
    Schwartz was named the Most Valuable Player in boys basketball and Davis won the same award in cheerleading.
    No MVP was awarded in girls basketball, but Parker claimed 10 awards in that sport.
    It was also announced that Commodore seniors Megan Thomas and Marie Schwartz made the girls basketball academic all-state team.

  • Tell City overpowers Jasper 66-28

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 12 of 17 matches, including six by pins, to trounce Jasper 66-28 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    “This is the first time we’ve beaten them in three years,” said Tell City Coach Josh Casebolt. “Just having a full lineup certainly helps - this is the first time we’ve had that in three years.”

  • Parker, Edwards make All-PLAC in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central seniors Brittany Parker and Hannah Edwards were named to the All-PLAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Parker and Paoli’s Morgan Kingston were the only third-time selections on the team.
    Parker had the second highest vote total on the team, finishing just one voting point behind Springs Valley’s Kayla DeWeese.
    Parker led the Commo-dores with 14.4 points, 4.0 steals and 2.0 assists per game and 43.3 percent field-goal shooting.

  • Schwartz on all-conference team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior guard Michael Schwartz was elected to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Schwartz, who finished third in the voting, was the only Commodore named to the 12-man team.
    “I thought with just two wins (in conference games) it would be tough for us to get two on the team,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter.
    He added that another Commodore “got some votes.”

  • Tell City whips Rangers 102-0

    LINCOLN CITY—The term domination is overused in sports, but it certainly applies to Tell City’s 102-0 junior high wrestling victory over Forest Park Monday.
    The Marksmen won all 17 weight classes by pins - all of them in the first period - as they scored the maximum amount of points possible.
    They also beat Heritage Hills 51-39 earlier in the evening in the three-team, round-robin competition.
    Both wins were over fellow PAC teams, and the conference tourney is coming up Saturday.

  • Rowe makes All-PAC boys...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City guard Hunter Rowe was named to the All-PAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Tuesday.
    Rowe, a 5-foot-10 junior, is the first Tell City player to make the team in three years.
    He led the Marksmen in scoring at 12.9 points per game.
    Tell City Coach Greg Arnold noted that he accomplished that despite opposing defenses’ regularly keying on containing him.

  • Parker only unanimous all-county...

    The only thing all the voters for this year’s All-Perry County girls basketball team agreed on was that Brittany Parker should be on the team.
    And nearly all of them agreed that the Perry Central guard should be the Most Valuable Player on the team.

  • Parker chosen for top 60 senior...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central guard Brittany Parker has been named to Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s list of the Top 60 Indiana senior girls basketball players.
    All the girls on the list have been invited to workouts at Marian University Sunday.
    Players from the northern and southern parts of the state will participate in the first session noon to 2 p.m. Perry County time. Players from the central part of the state will be in the second session 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.