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Today's Sports

  • Wagner eighth in senior state...

    CRAWFORDSVILLE—Amanda Wagner of Tell City placed eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke at the age-group senior state swim meet last weekend.
    She swam the 100 breast in the finals in 1:11.66 after qualifying in 1:08.30, her best time ever for that event.
    Teammate Chelsea Malone finished 19th in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.16 and 19th in the 200 back in 2:12.06, which was her personal best.
    This meet is open only to swimmers who have met qualifying times set by Indiana Swimming.

  • Hawhee, Rowe PAC champs

    FORT BRANCH—Jarrett Hawhee and C.J. Rowe won individual titles as Tell City finished fifth in the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Hawhee went 3-0, including pinning Macias of Southridge, to win the 105-pound title.
    Rowe also went 3-0 with one pin and beat Smith of Tecumseh 3-2 in the finals to take the 180-pound crown.
    Reed Goffinet (85-pound weight class), Mason Waninger (95), Travis Brinksneader (110), Mason Stephens (115), and Elliott Brown (145) each went 2-1 to place second.
    Each of them scored one pin.

  • Dickerson, Hayes get all-state...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Deidra Dickerson and Tell City’s McKenzie Hayes have received honorable mention on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s girls all-state teams.
    Dickerson, a 5-foot-6 guard-forward, averaged 10.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game.
    She made 41 three-point baskets, including five in a game twice.
    Hayes, a 6-foot sophomore center, averaged 15.5 points,13.4 rebounds and 5.1 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 51.2 percent from the field.

  • Hayes only repeat MVP at TC’s...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes was a repeat winner as girls basketball Most Valuable Player at Tell City’s winter sports banquet Monday.
    Hayes also repeated as the team’s top offensive player, best rebounder, and field-goal percentage leader.
    She also won the free-throw percentage award and shared the defensive player award with Hannah Schaefer after winning it outright last year.
    There were no other repeat MVPs.

  • Records made to be broken-and...

    One of the best known cliches in sports is records are made to be broken.
    This winter that was proven true, as several school records were set by Perry County boys and girls basketball players and teams.
    They included Perry Central’s 17 victories in girls basketball, Ashley Graves’ 60.7 percent field-goal shooting for Perry Central’s girls team (also a county record), and McKenzie Hayes’ average of 13.4 rebounds per game for Tell City’s girls.

  • Jasper tops Marksmen

    JASPER—Jarrett Hawhee and Elliott Brown won major decisions, but Jasper won all the other matches to beat Tell City 80-8 in junior high wrestling Thursday.
    Hawhee shut out E. Wigand 11-0 in the 105-pound weight class.
    Brown blanked B. Popp 8-0 in the 145 class.
    Tell City, 10-10, was scheduled to conclude its season in the PAC tourney Saturday.

    Jasper 80, Tell City 8
    70-Double forfeit.
    75-Double forfeit.
    80-C. Williams (J) won by forfeit.
    85-D. Hurst (J) dec. Reed Goffinet 7-0.

  • PC’s Cassidy, Thomas make All-...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central sophomores Tanner Cassidy and Derek Thomas were elected to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    “I thought we had a chance to get both on there,” said Perry Central Coach Matt Carter. “Their numbers are so similar, I thought both were equally deserving. And they averaged in the conference about what they did overall.”

  • Three PC girls make All-PLAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s Deidra Dickerson, Lavina Schwartz and Ashley Graves were named to the All-PLAC girls basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Dickerson and Paoli’s McKinzie Laswell, both senior forward-guards, made the team for the third time and tied for the top vote-getter on the team.
    “That’s a nice honor for Deidra—I’m proud of her,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson.

  • Wilkerson on South all-stars

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Mikey Wilkerson has been named to the South team for next summer’s Indiana North-South football all-star game.
    The game, sponsored this year by Grange Insurance, will be played Friday, July 15, at 6 p.m. Perry County time at Indianapolis North Central.
    Wilkerson is listed on the roster as an inside linebacker, though the South coaches will have the option to play him at running back if they want.

  • Cal Ripken draft moved to Sunday

    TELL CITY—The Tell City Cal Ripken League baseball drafts, previously scheduled for this Saturday, have been moved to Sunday at the former Tell City Junior High gymnasium (across from Hoosier Heights Country Club) due to a scheduling conflict Saturday.
    The major league (ages 11-12) draft will start at 1 p.m., the AAA League (ages 9-10) at 2:30 p.m., and the AA League (ages 7-8) at 4 p.m.
    Players should wear tennis shoes—not cleats. They should bring their mitts, but bats and balls will be furnished.
    For more information call Tom Hess at 619-6091.