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Today's Sports

  • Schweizer Fest archery contest...

    TELL CITY – An indoor-outdoor archery tournament will be held Saturday, Aug. 1, at Tell City Junior-Senior High School. Participants of all ages are welcome. The competition will be divided into various styles of archery.

    There will be a National Archery match in the schools-program division, with elementary, middle school and high school classes and   National Field Archery Association  freestyle and hunter freestyle, both shooting 30 arrows from a distance of 20 yards. 

  • Plans in place for Schweizer...

    TELL CITY – Plans are in place for the 38th annual Schweizer Fest road runs. This year’s 6-mile and 2-mile runs will be held at 8 a.m. and 8:05 a.m., respectively, Saturday, Aug. 8.  A kid’s fun run begins at 9:20. The race starts on 7th Street and ends on Main Street. 

  • Summer swim meet at JFK Pool
  • Human foozball coming to 2015...

    TELL CITY – The United Way of Perry County will sponsor Aug. 8 what organizers say should be a fun-filled, action-packed game of human foozball. Two teams of seven people, while holding on to a series of rotating poles, will try to shoot-kick a soccer ball through the opposing teams’ goal.

    Just like the table game, but with live people instead of wood figures or paddles. No back flip experience is required.

    The tourney will be held in City Hall Park between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with each game lasting 30 minutes.

  • Cash Waggner claims girls...

    TELL CITY – Cash Waggner rallied for nine runs in the last inning Monday to beat Team Central 11-7, winning Tell City’s age-11-14 regular-season girls softball title.

    Cash Waggner finished with an 8-1 record and Team Central finished second at 7-2.

    Team Central led 7-2 going into the fifth inning, which would be the last one due to the time limit.

    But Gracie Hendry, Justice Cash and Elena Hagedorn walked to load the bases with one out for Cash Waggner in the top of the fifth inning.

  • Tourney champs
  • Huebschmann wins Pan Am Masters...

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Former Tell Citian Ray Huebschmann won the gold medal in his class at the 2015 Pan American Masters weightlifting competition June 4.
    He also won bronze medals in his class in the 50- and 100-meter breaststrokes Wednesday at the Pan Am Masters swimming competition in Medellin, Colombia.

  • Cash Waggner, Team Central to...

    TELL CITY—Cash Waggner and Team Central won their games handily Wednesday to set up a final showdown for Tell City’s age-11-14 girls softball regular-season title.
    The two, each now 7-1, will meet in the season’s final regular-season game tonight at 7:45.
    Team Central swept a doubleheader with Ohio Valley Gas 17-1 and 14-1 Wednesday.
    No hitting statistics were available for either game.
    Baylie Little struck out nine as she pitched all four innings for Team Central in the second game.

  • Perry Central loses twinbill to...

    PAOLI—Perry Central’s miscues on defense led to Paoli’s sweeping the Commodores in a junior high baseball doubleheader Wednesday.
    “They were decent, but we didn’t play as well as we have been,” said Perry Central Coach Denny Hubert. “We didn’t play with a sense of urgency - mainly on defense.”
    Perry Central turned two double plays early in the first game and led 4-2 in the fourth inning. But a dropped third strike with two outs led to two unearned runs that allowed Paoli to tie the game.

  • Jarboe’s goal is to revitalize...

    Pat Jarboe was named Tell City’s varsity soccer coach last winter and has hit the ground running to try to improve the team and its profile in the community.
    Like most of the coaches Tell City has had since starting the varsity team in 2010, Jarboe, 54, did not play soccer in high school, as no area school had soccer when he was in school.
    But he still has extensive experience in the sport.