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Today's Sports

  • Huebschmann on national team

    LIMASSOL, Cyprus—Former Tell Citian Ray Huebschmann was selected to the eight-member U.S. men’s masters weightlifting team Nov. 5 at the 2011 IWF World Masters Champion-ship, where he placed sixth in his class and qualified to compete in the 2012 IWF Masters Championship in Liv, Ukraine.
    His last clean and jerk total was 135 kilograms, exactly the qualifying total for his weight class for the 2012 IWF Masters.
    The U.S. men’s team finished sixth overall.

  • LaGrange, Newton, Peter named PC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Hunter LaGrange, Alex Newton and Cathryn Peter were named their teams’ most valuable performers at Perry Central’s fall sports awards program.

  • Tell City holds off late Bulldog...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—McKenzie Hayes had 26 points, 26 rebounds and seven blocked shots as Tell City defeated Cannelton 81-68 in a girls basketball season opener Friday.

  • Tell City winter schedules

    Boys Basketball Varsity-JV
    November
    22    Heritage Hills (Scrimmage)    T    6:00
    26    Cannelton (V-R)    H    7:30
    29    Perry Central (V-R)    H    6:30
    December
      3    Forest Park (V-R)    T    5:30
      9    Southridge (V-R)    T    5:30

  • Marksmen still have shot at PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City probably won’t dominate the PAC girls swim meet the way it did last year. But Coach Mike Page thinks the Marksmen have a chance to win it for the fourth year in a row.
    With a veteran team the Marksmen won 11 of 12 events in the PAC last year. This year they have nine letter winners returning, six fewer than last year.
    There are six seniors and six freshmen on the 16-girl roster.

  • Cannelton girls team has 5...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—As usual depth is a concern for Cannelton’s girls basketball team, but experience is not.
    The Bulldogs have just eight players on their roster but they return five of their six letter winners from last year’s 9-11 team. Another player played two years ago.
    “I think our experience is going to be our main strength,” said Coach Mike Garrett. “We have three girls who’ve started for four years, and Mikah (Hemmings) and Allicyn (Garrett) started last year.”

  • TC cheerleaders fourth in state

    NEW CASTLE—Tell  City finished fourth in Class 2A at the Indiana cheerleading state contest Saturday, just missing qualifying for the nationals.
    The top three teams in each class (based on a school’s basketball classification) qualified for the nationals. Tell City finished only eight-tenths of a point behind third-place Clinton Central among five teams competing in Class 2A.
    “We barely missed it,” said Tell City Coach Terria Zuelly. “That was the only disappointing part.

  • Hayes 2nd-team all-state

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City junior McKenzie Hayes was named to the Class 2A second-team all-state volleyball team by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association Sunday.
    Hayes, a 6-foot-1 junior middle hitter and setter, led the state in kills with 730, a school record. She has made 1,588 kills in her three-year varsity career.
    Hayes also led the Marksmen with 126 total blocks, including 85 solos, and 55 ace serves.

  • Tell City has more depth,...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With eight of its top 10 players returning from last year, Tell City’s girls basketball team hopes to improve on last year’s 6-17 record.
    McKenzie Hayes, a 6-foot-1 junior center, is the top returnee. She averaged 15.5 points and a school-record 13.4 rebounds per game last year and set a school record with 81 blocked shots despite missing seven games.

  • Perry Central has young, quick...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls basketball team graduated four starters, including three three-year starters, from last year’s 17-5 team that won the PLAC and set a school record for most wins.
    But the Commodores return a 6-foot-1 all-conference center and have an intriguing mix of quick, young players.
    “I really think we’re quicker overall than last year,” said Coach Bill Dickerson. “I think we’re just as quick as 75 percent of the teams we’ll play.”