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Today's Sports

  • Tell City wins PAC wrestling...

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City had eight individual champions as it won the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Lynch receives honorable mention...

    INDIANAPOLIS – Perry Central forward/guard Ryann Lynch was one of 161 seniors from throughout the state to receive honorable mention on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s girls academic all-state team released Thursday.
    The IBCA academic all-state team is a program where academic prowess and athletic prowess both are considered in the selections. Items such as grade-point average, college board scores and academic class rank are considered along with athletic performance in areas such as points, rebounds and assists per game.

  • Class 2A sectional will remain...

    Though no Perry County boys basketball team won a sectional this year, Tell City and Perry Central were both eliminated by eventual champion Forest Park in the Southridge sectional.
    That was far from the only loss to sectional champions for the local teams this season.

  • Tell City whips Jasper

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City won 12 matches, including 10 by pins, to crush Jasper 69-30 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    Will Kirtley in the 220-pound weight class and Chance Bolin at 285 finished the meet with quick, first-period pins for the Marksmen.
    Kelby Glenn, Brayden Lain, Cole Gentry, Tyce DuPont, Nigel Kaiser, Shane Braunecker, Corey Braunecker and Zach Goffinet earned earlier pins for the Marksmen.
    Trent Cail won a 5-2 decision in the 110 weight class and Coy Hammack won by forfeit at 75.

  • Hayes to play volleyball for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—After two successful seasons at Vincennes University, Tell City graduate Kassidie Hayes will continue her volleyball career at Brescia University next fall.
    Hayes signed with the NAIA Division II school March 3.
    She said she picked Brescia “because it’s close to home and when I got on campus I felt just like I did when I got to Vincennes - I knew I was going to go there.
    “It’s a small campus and I liked that.”

  • Lynch on All-PLAC hoops team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior forward/guard Ryann Lynch was named to the All-PLAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Lynch led Perry Central in scoring with 10.0 points per game, rebounding with 8.1 per game, assists with 2.3 per game, steals with 2.2 per game, and in free-throwshooting at 62.9 percent.
    She hit 35.2 percent from the field, including a team-leading 24.8 percent from three-point range.

  • Luke Hubert makes All-PLAC boys...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central guard Luke Hubert was named to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Hubert, a 5-foot-11 senior, led the Commodores in scoring with 11.8 points per game, in assists with 1.71 per game, in steals with 1.5 per game, and in free-throw shooting at 81.3 percent.
    He finished second on the team in three-point shooting at 34.2 percent and had the most attempts from that range with 111.
    He hit 39.3 percent from the field overall.

  • Melton named Bulldogs’ boys...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Ethan Melton was named Cannel-ton’s boys basketball Most Valuable Player at the school’s winter sports banquet Wednesday.
    Melton received the award in a team vote.
    The players also selected Patrick Lawson as the team’s most improved player.
    Melton won a statistical award for highest field-goal percentage at 56.1 percent.
    Jacob Pearey won for having the highest scoring average at 11.3 points per game and having the most steals with 31.

  • Tell City boys outswim Braves

    LYNNVILLE—Will Hammond, Lewis Kaufman and Evan Noble each won one individual event and a relay as Tell City defeated Tecumseh 61-50 in junior high boys swimming Monday.
    Those three teamed with Nicholas McDowell to win the 200-yard medley relay in 2:54.69.
    Noble also won the 50 butterfly in 39.41 seconds.
    Hammond won the 50 backstroke in 44.48 and teammate Jack Goffinet placed second in 51.03.
    Kaufman won the 50 breaststroke in 43.94 and teammate Jake Stephens placed third in 1:00.21.

  • Tell City defeats Castle North

    NEWBURGH—Tell City won 13 of 18 matches to beat Castle North 58-25 in junior high wrestling Tuesday.
    Kelby Glenn in the 85-pound weight class, Gage Meunier at 100, Tyce DuPont 105, Corey Braunecker 135, and Chance Bolin 285 won by pins.
    Coy Hammack won a 9-1 major decision in the 80-pound weight class.
    Brayden Lain (90), Cole Gentry (95), Tavor DuPont (115), Shane Braunecker (130), Ross Wilgus (155) and Deacon Wilson (165) won regular decisions.
    Trent Cail won by forfeit in the 110 weight class.