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Today's Sports

  • All-PAC teams released

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were elected to the All-PAC softball and girls tennis teams this spring.
    Tell City went 0-8 in the conference in softball.
    Heritage Hills pitcher Kaitlin Kralj and Tecumseh pitcher Tiffany Summers made the team for the third year in a row, though Kralj made it as a utility player last year.
    South Spencer catcher Maddie Dawson made the team for the second year.

  • Miller drives in six runs in...

    ROCKPORT—Tell City junior Gant Miller drove in six runs in one inning as Rockport trounced Greene County 21-2 in its American Legion baseball season opener Saturday.
    Post 254 led only 3-2 before its big inning.
    Miller, Rockport’s second baseman, hit a triple and two singles in the sixth as he tied Brad Fella’s team record for most RBIs in an inning.
    Miller went 4 for 6 for the game.
    Fellow Tell Citians Hunter Rowe and Austin Paulin each drove in two runs for Rockport that game.
    Paulin scored three runs.

  • 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...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    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-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    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-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    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-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    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...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    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.