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Today's Sports

  • PC volleyball team ready to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s volleyball team has improved its record each of the last three years, and Coach Becky Genet expects that improvement to continue this year.
    The Commodores return their top four hitters, their top four blockers, their top three diggers, and their setter from last year’s 16-15 team.
    Seven of the 22 girls on the team lettered last year.

  • Marksmen plan to use ball-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Mike Spencer had great success using a ball-control offense in football, and Don Foerster would like to enjoy similar success with it in soccer.
    The second-year Tell City coach knows his team’s opponents can’t score if they don’t have the ball.
    So the Marksmen are “learning to play possession ball,” Foerster said Thursday. “With the numbers we have, you want to maintain possession of the ball as much as possible.”

  • Perry Central fall schedules

    Boys Varsity Football
    August
    10    Southridge (Scrimmage)    H    7:00
    17    Corydon Central    T    7:00
    24    Forest Park    H    7:00
    31    Crawford County    H    7:00
    September
      7    West Washington    T    7:00
    14    Tell City    H    7:00

  • Interest in swimming, track may...

    Television ratings for the current Summer Olympic Games are up 9 percent over the last ones and are dwarfing those of other sports and non-sports programming.
    That means millions have been watching heavy doses of swimming and track, two sports normally seen in prime time on network TV only during the Olympics.
    Could the huge interest in these Olympic sports translate into increased interest and turnouts for area high school swimming and track teams?

  • Experienced hitters, setters...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s volleyball team won a school-record 28 matches last year and its first conference title. With all but one starter returning, the Marksmen hope to do even better this year.
    Coach Dalonda Hayes said “probably our setting and our hitting” are the team’s main strengths, and the team has more depth than last year.
    “Last year if someone was having a bad game I didn’t really have anyone to put in for them. This year we have options,” said Hayes.

  • Long hits highlights of annual...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Brad Wroe’s three-run homer was the highlight of Tuesday’s Schweizer Fest baseball old-timers game that featured more deep hits than usual.

  • Commodores' new coach...

    LEOPOLD – Despite the loss of a Hall of Fame coach, Perry Central's football team is looking to “pretty much do what Perry Central’s always done,” under the guidance of new head coach Greg Gibson.

  • Fall, winter bowling leagues now...

    TELL CITY – Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.

    Organizational meetings will be held at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19 for the Sunday couples league, 7 p.m. Aug. 13 for the Monday three-person league, 7 p.m. Aug. 14 for the Tuesday three-person league, 9 a.m. Aug. 15 for the Wednesday four-person league, 1 p.m. Aug. 15 for the senior citizens league, 7 p.m. Aug. 15 for the Wednesday three-woman league, 7 p.m. Aug. 16 for the Thursday three-man league, and 7 p.m. Aug. 17 for the Friday four-person mixed league.

  • Rockport team loses sectional in...

    By CLAY CUNNINGHAM
    Staff Writer

    ROCKPORT – Three outs from a regional title, the Rockport Senior Legion baseball team imploded Sunday, as Princeton erupted for six ninth-inning runs to earn a 9-5 win in the tourney’s championship game.

  • Tell City Tornadoes place 2nd at...

    JASPER – The Tell City Tornadoes compiled a .308 team batting average to place second in the Summer Splash age-16-and-under girls fastpitch softball tourney last weekend.

    The Tornadoes went 3-2 in the six-team tourney, which included teams from three states.

    In pool play Saturday, they beat the Vermillion County Chaos of Danville, Ill., 9-0 and lost to the Centralia, Ill., Supersonics 6-3.