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Today's Sports

  • Hayes resigns as Tell City...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Saying he wants to spend more time watching his daughters play, John Hayes announced Thursday that he has resigned as Tell City’s boys basketball coach.

  • Big Ten, Aztecs could be tourney...

    Maybe all the so-called NCAA men’s basketball tourney bracketologists should have had Perry Central graduate Aaron Carter fill out their brackets.
    You may recall that last week when I interviewed Carter about what seed he thought his Indiana State team would get in the tourney he said, “I’ve been hearing we’ll be a 12 or 13 seed,” he said. “We could get matched up with Kentucky, Syracuse or Georgetown.”

  • Stahly second in folkstyle state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Alec Stahly placed second in his weight class to lead Tell City Wrestling Club members in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s folkstyle state tourney Saturday.
    Stahly won once by decision and once by pin to take second in the bantam 75-pound weight class.
    Talon Jennings placed third in peewee 35 with four pins.
    Devon Casebolt (intermediate 65) and Coy Hammack (bantam 45) placed sixth.
    Casebolt scored three pins and one win by decision. Hammack pinned one opponent and won two major decisions.

  • 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.”