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Today's Sports

  • Veteran Marksman team sets high...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s senior-laden boys track team hopes to win the PAC and possibly the sectional this year.
    “We are super senior heavy,” said Tell City Coach Chris Hollinden. “I think 15 to 20 (of the 36 boys on the roster) are seniors.”

  • Perry Central to be strong in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central has won the boys cross country sectional five years in a row, so it’s not surprising that Coach Jason Barnett lists distance races as one of his boys track team’s strengths.
    But he also thinks they will be really strong in the pole vault
    He has three vaulters who have worked regularly with area pole vaulting coach Marty Rogier.

  • Veteran pitchers to lead Tell...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—With a strong group of senior pitchers and the team’s all-time leading power hitter returning, Tell City hopes to contend for PAC and sectional baseball titles this season.

  • Carter, ISU compete well in NCAA...

    There were several upsets in the first round of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tourney, but No. 14 seed Indiana State was unable to pull off one against No. 3 Syracuse.
    Still Perry Central graduate Aaron Carter and the other Sycamores put up a strong battle against the favored Orangemen most of the game.
    The Sycamores pulled within four points of the taller Orangemen, 42-38, with 15 minutes left.

  • Bulldogs inexperienced

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—With little experienced pitching, Cannelton’s baseball team seems headed for a rebuilding season.
    “We’re going to be a young team and take some lumps, but hopefully we can build something for the next couple of years,” Cannelton Coach Mike Garrett said Tuesday.
    There are only 12 boys on the roster, and Garrett said one or two may be academically ineligible for the next nine weeks when report cards come out Thursday.

  • PC coach counting on strong...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—New Perry Central baseball coach Phil Zellers is hoping strong defense will help carry his team to a PLAC title.

  • Perry Central spring schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    March
    29    Paoli    H    4:45
    April
      1    South Spencer    T    4:30
      2    Orleans    H    10:00
      4    Forest Park (JV-DH)    H    4:15
      5    Corydon Central    T    5:30

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Boys Baseball
    March
    28    Northeast Dubois (V)    T    5:00
    28    Northeast Dubois (JV)    T    6:00
    29    Breckinridge Co. (V)    T    5:00
    29    Breckinridge Co. (JV)    T    5:00
    April
      2    Evansville Memorial (JV)    T    10:00

  • TC girls third in PAC meet

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won two events as it placed third in the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won the six-team meet with 280 points. Tell City scored 232.
    Kira Maddle earned Tell City’s only individual first place, winning the 50-yard backstroke in 37.08 seconds.
    Haley Burton, Bailey Powell, Sydney Brown and Kassi Peter won the 200 freestyle relay in 2:12.04.
    Powell, Brown, Peter and Maddle placed second in the 400 free relay in 5:02.22.

  • Vincent propels Tell City boys...

    TELL CITY—Aaron Vincent won the 50-yard freestyle and two relays as Tell City placed second in the junior high boys PAC swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 257 points. Tell City scored 230.
    Vincent swam the 50 free in 36.14 seconds and teammate Garett Smith was second in 42.16.
    Vincent, Brandon Mundy, Luke Thomas and Smith won the 200 medley relay in 2:20.51.
    Vincent, Thomas, Stephen Houle and Adam George took the 400 free relay in 4:51.08.