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Today's Sports

  • Blunk may report on record

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Krista Blunk set several records at Tell City High School and will likely get to report on an NCAA record Saturday.
    Blunk will be the sideline reporter for CBSSports telecast of the University of Houston at Alabama-Birmingham football game.
    Houston quarterback Case Keenum has already set NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision career records for touchdown passes, total offense and total touchdowns accounted for and is likely to break the career record for most passing yards Saturday.

  • Dixon’s son recalls dad’s...

    The coach of Tell City’s first boys basketball sectional championship team won’t be able to attend the team’s alumni game Nov. 26. But his son is thinking about attending and called from his home in Seattle Monday to reminisce about his dad’s career.
    Napoleon Dixon, who coached the 1923-24 Tell City squad to an undefeated regular season and the sectional title, died in 1988 at age 94.

  • Tell City cheerleaders qualify...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    NEW CASTLE—Tell City High School’s cheerleading squad will compete in the Indiana Cheer Championship State Finals at New Castle High School  Saturday.
    Tell City’s squad is scheduled to compete at 11:43 a.m. Perry County time.
    Tell City qualified by placing fourth among nine teams in Class 2A (classes based on each school’s basketball classification) at the state championship preliminary competition last Saturday at Pendleton Heights High School.

  • Peter 80th in state meet

    TERRE HAUTE—Perry Central junior Cathryn Peter improved her time and place slightly over last year at the IHSAA girls state cross country meet Saturday.

  • Cannelton winter schedules

    Boys Varsity Basketball
    November
    19    Crawford County Jamboree    T    5:00
    23    Wood Memorial    T    7:30
    26    Tell City    T    6:00
    December
      2    Perry Central    H    6:30
      3    South Central    H    5:30

  • 2011-12 Perry Central...

    Boys Varsity-JV Basketball
    November
    19    Crawford Co. Scrimmage    T    5:00
    29    Tell City    T    6:30
    December
      2    Cannelton    T    6:30
      9    Wood Memorial    H    6:30
    10    Evansville Mater Dei    H    3:00

  • Bull’s-eye

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City is named for a man famous for his archery prowess. So it’s fitting that the city has now produced one of the top high school archers in the country.

  • Tell City plans alumni game to...

    TELL CITY—Tell City High School will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its boys basketball team on Saturday, Nov. 26, at its game with Cannelton.
    Tell City’s program has accumulated 1,129 documented wins in school history since becoming an IHSAA member.
    The celebration will begin with an alumni game from 5 to 5:40 p.m. The junior varsity game will start at 6 p.m. and the varsity game at 7:30 p.m. A postgame reception in Tell City will follow at a location to be determined.

  • Hayes, Reed named to All-PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Tell City’s McKenzie Hayes and Hana Reed were elected to the All-PAC volleyball team in voting by league coaches Monday.
    Hayes, a junior, made the 15-girl team for the second year in a row. She joins Kara Kessans, Renee Alvey, Emily Harpenau and Kara McClintic as the only Tell City girls to make all-conference in volleyball twice.
    Hayes was the top vote-getter among the all-around players after finishing second in that voting last year.

  • Peter qualifies for state

    NASHVILLE—Perry Central junior Cathryn Peter qualified for the state cross country meet again and Alex Newton just missed with their performances in the Brown County semistate Saturday.
    The top six teams and the top 15 individuals in the 20-team semistates qualified for state.
    Perry Central was eighth in the boys meet—13 points behind sixth-place Seymour—and 11th in the girls meet—65 points behind sixth-place New Albany.
    “Both teams had a legitimate shot at making it (to state),” said Perry Central Coach Jason Barnett of his squads. “But everyone had to be on on the same day.”