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Today's Sports

  • Hartz hopes to continue Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET, Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Ryan George isn’t the only son of a former successful Tell City coach who has been hired to coach the same sport his dad did: Zac Hartz also fits that bill.

    Hartz, who was hired as head coach of Tell City’s boys track team Tuesday, is the son of Joe Hartz, who coached the Marksman track boys 1998-2004 and guided them to a sectional title in 1999.

  • TC, PC won’t host class-sport...

    Perry Central has hosted its Class 2A volleyball sectional the last eight years and Tell City has hosted the Class 2A girls basketball sectional every other year in the same span, but those streaks will come to an end this year.
    The IHSAA announced Tuesday its host sites for all class sport sectionals for the upcoming school year.
    It was no surprise that Southridge will host the Class 2A boys basketball sectional, as it has the only gymnasium in the area that can easily hold the crowd that sectional usually draws.

  • Foerster takes reins as Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Just as in football, Tell City hired a Tell City graduate to coach its varsity soccer team Tuesday.
    But Don Foerster did not star in soccer at Tell City, as the Marksmen did not offer that sport when he graduated in 1967.
    He said he learned the game from watching his sons play it, beginning more than 20 years ago when Anthony played on a North Spencer spring youth team where his teammates included current pro football quarterback Jay Cutler.

  • Wilkerson helps South beat North

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central graduate Mikey Wilkerson made an unassisted tackle and an assisted one to help the South beat the North 13-7 in the Grange Insurance Indiana All-Star Classic football game Friday.
    Wilkerson played linebacker for the South team.
    This was probably his last football game, as he does not plan to play college football.
    He led Perry Central to a sectional title last fall.

  • All four Tell City seniors to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s top 10 state ranking and first conference baseball title in 29 years apparently impressed college scouts.
    All four seniors from last spring’s Tell City team have signed or are close to signing with college teams.
    Pitcher Shane Weedman signed with Vincennes University before the season.

  • Ress to pitch for KWC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—For years one of Josalyn Ress’ goals was to play college softball.

  • Ryan George named TC’s football...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Thirty-three years ago former Tell City football star Bud George returned to his hometown to become the Marksmen’s coach. Now his youngest son is following in his footsteps.

  • Kashyab wins Oklahoma Tennis...

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Anjan Kashyab of Tell City played another tournament in Oklahoma City and won the Boys 16 Singles conducted by USTA-Missouri Valley Oklahoma Section and Oklahoma District.

  • SIRS Walk, Run, Roll results

    TELL CITY – Southern Indiana Resource Solutions has announced results of the first Summer Fest Walk, Run and Roll For Independence 1-mile and 5-kilometer races held July 2 in Tell City.

  • PC Youth Rookie League champs

    Canary Outdoor Equipment won Perry Central Youth League Baseball’s Rookie League tourney and was also crowned regular-season champs. (Click photo to enlarge.)