Today's Sports

  • George doing great job with...

    Hall of Fame pitcher Warren Spahn’s major league career started with four games for the Boston Braves in 1942, when Casey Stengel managed them to a 59-89 record.
    Spahn ended his career with the New York Mets at age 44 in 1965, when Stengel managed them to a 31-64 record before retiring after he broke his leg.
    In between managing those losing teams Stengel won 10 pennants and seven World Series—including a record five in a row—in 12 years managing the New York Yankees, 1949-60.

  • PC spikes Southridge

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—Perry Central’s blocking and digging kept Southridge’s kills to a minimum as the Commodores beat the Raiders 25-22, 23-25, 26-24, 25-18 in the first round of the Class 2A volleyball sectional Thursday.

  • Marksmen come back to sweep...

    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—McKenzie Hayes made 23 kills and Tell City made an impressive third-game comeback to sweep North Posey 25-19, 25-13, 30-28 in the first round of the Class 2A volleyball sectional Thursday.

  • Southridge turns Tell City’s...

    Sports Correspondent

    TELL CITY—Southridge converted three Tell City fumbles into 21 points and defeated the Marksmen 49-7 in sectional football first-round action Friday.

  • Linton’s versatility too much...

    Sports Editor

    LINTON—Perry Central achieved some of its defensive goals but Linton-Stockton used its variety of weapons to beat the Commodores 48-7 in first-round football sectional action Friday.

  • Tell City runner-up in...

    FERDINAND--Tell City played a strong first game but lost to Mater Dei 22-25, 25-13, 25-22, 25-17 in the championship match of the Forest Park Class 2A volleyball sectional Saturday night.

    “We played hard and fought to the end--we just didn't get it done," said Tell City Coach Dalonda Hayes.

    “The first game we were in sync," she added. “Then after that we were not in sync. They're a very good defending team and they were covering everything."

  • Tell City speeds past Pike...

    TELL CITY—Gant Miller scored four touchdowns as Tell City pounded Pike Central 33-8 in eighth grade football Tuesday.
    Miller scored on runs of 45, 14, 29 and 14 yards as the Chargers were unable to contain his speed.
    Mitchell Huck added a 55-yard touchdown run.
    Jarrett Hawhee ran for a two-point conversion and Javier Mendez kicked an extra point.
    Miller rushed for 139 yards on nine carries. Huck added 91 yards on eight carries.
    Tell City got good field position by recovering five Pike Central fumbles.

  • Perry Central rolls past West...

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central scored 22 points in the second quarter to beat West Washington 30-14 in eighth grade football Tuesday.
    Jacob Braun scored touchdowns on runs of 3, 48 and 1 yard and also ran for two two-point conversions.
    Jacob Peters scored the Commodores’ fourth touchdown on an 8-yard run and Lane Lynch ran for a two-point conversion.
    Braun rushed for 121 yards on 18 carries. Lynch added 96 yards on four carries and completed 3 of 4 passes for 41 yards.

  • Tell City favored to win first...

    According to the IHSAA, the next sectional championship Tell City wins in any sport will be the school’s 100th.
    The spread sheet compiled by Jason Wille accompanying that release lists only one wrestling sectional title, in 1974, for the Marksmen.
    But they were also co-champions of the Southridge wrestling sectional in 1996, tying Jasper. Tell City was the one that advanced to the team regional that year because it had more individual sectional champions than Jasper.

  • Freeman is 27th in world tourney

    ORLANDO, Fla.—Nathan Freeman of Tell City High School finished 27th in the high school division and 53rd overall in the National Archery in the Schools Program’s world tourney Oct. 6-8.
    Freeman finished sixth in the national tourney (after a shootout to break a three-way tie for fourth) last May and “if you go to the nationals you automatically qualify for the world tourney,” said Tell City Coach Jay Johnson.
    Freeman shot 282 at the world tourney. Ryan Long of Kentucky’s Madison Southern High School won with 296.