Today's Sports

  • Cannelton baseball counting on...

    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Cannelton’s baseball team has a lot of unproven pitchers and hitters, but “our defense should be pretty good,” said Coach Mike Garrett.
    Larry Holman, who went 1-6 for the 2-16 Bulldogs last year, is the only returnee who saw significant mound action for the Bulldogs last year.
    He will be joined in the starting rotation by Drake Duke, a transfer from Tell City, and freshman Bryce Garrett.

  • Tell City track team has several...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys track team was the only Perry County squad to win a sectional last spring. But the Marksmen will feature several new faces as they try to repeat that championship this year.

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    27    Princeton    H    5:30
    31    Evansville Memorial    H    10:00
      3    Heritage Hills    H    4:30
      4    Tecumseh    T    5:00
      5    South Center    H    5:30
      7    South Spencer    H    1:00

  • TC 6th in PAC junior high swim...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Stephen Houle and Sydney Brown each placed in the top four in two individual events but Tell City finished sixth in the six-team PAC junior high swim meets Thursday.

  • High scorers featured on all-...

    The News’ latest All-Perry County boys basketball team  features its highest scoring duo in 16 years, since Matt Carter and Kyle DeSpain combined to average 51.2 points per game.

  • Perry Central spring schedules

    30    South Spencer    H    4:30
    31    Orleans    T    10:00
      2    Forest Park JV (DH)    T    4:15
      3    Corydon Central    H    5:30
      4    North Harrison V    H    4:30
      7    North Posey    T    11:00

  • UCLA may go after Knight for...

    NCAA tourney time means 68 teams are excited about being chosen for the Division I basketball tourney.
    It also means a lot of teams that thought they had a chance at making the tourney at the start of the season are disappointed and some are firing their coaches.
    Already gone are Bruce Weber of Illinois and Doc Sadler of Nebraska.
    Could UCLA’s Ben Howland be next? He should be.

  • Hammack, Stephens win ISWA...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Coy Hammack and Chase Stephens of the Tell City Wrestling Club won their weight classes in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s folkstyle state tourney last weekend.

  • Craigs, Hawhee champs as...

    LINCOLN CITY—Jarrett Hawhee repeated as champion and the Craig brothers won their first titles as Tell City finished fifth in the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Hawhee won the 125-pound title after taking the 105 crown last year.
    He went 4-0 with two forfeit wins, an 8-3 decision over Colton O’Neal, and a 5-0 win over Josh Miller of Gibson Southern in the finals.
    Joe Craig went 3-0 with two pins to take the 95-pound title.

  • Hayes wins third girls...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior center McKenzie Hayes won her third girls basketball Most Valuable Player award at Tell City’s winter sports awards program Monday.
    Hayes also won the team’s field-goal percentage and best offensive player awards for the third year in a row.
    MVPs in other sports were Chris Kohnert in boys basketball, Amanda Wagner in girls swimming, Trent Harding in boys swimming, and Jessie Lawalin in wrestling. Harding is a sophomore and the others are seniors.