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Today's Sports

  • Veteran TC baseball team should...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Even in a loaded conference and sectional, Tell City’s baseball team should have enough experience to compete with anybody on its schedule this season.
    So said second-year Coach Jason Wilkerson Tuesday, and the numbers back him up.
    The Marksmen return their top five pitchers and six of their nine regulars in the batting order from a 14-10 team that upset Mater Dei in the first round of the sectional last year and also beat Class 2A state champion South Spencer in a regular-season game.

  • All-county team features...

    Two years ago two Perry County boys basketball players each averaged at least 22.0 points per game. This year no one averaged more than 15.4 ppg.

  • Perry Central spring sports...

    Boys Varsity and JV Baseball
    April
    4 South Spencer H 5:00
    5 Orleans A 10:00
    7 Forest Park JV A 5:00
    8 Corydon Central H 5:30
    9 North Harrison V H 4:30
    12 North Posey A 11:00
    14 Cannelton H 5:30
    16 Southridge V A 5:00
    17 Crawford Co. H 4:30
    19 Princeton Trny A 9:30
    21 Cannelton V A 5:15
    22 Boonville V A 6:00
    23 Orleans H 5:00
    24 Southridge JV H 5:00
    25 Mitchell V (DH) H 5:00
    26 NE Dubois R (DH) H 12:00
    29 Paoli A 4:30
    30 Lanesville H 4:30
    May
    2 Wood Memorial A 5:30
    5 Paoli H 4:45
    7 Tell City A 5:00
    8 Springs Valley H 4:30
    12 Crawford Co. A 4:30

  • Several teams capable of winning...

    Since regular readers of this column know I am a diehard Boston Red Sox fan and since the Red Sox won the World Series last year, you are probably expecting me to pick them to win it again.
    Well, read on and you might be surprised.
    Yes, the Red Sox have nearly all their key pitchers—starters and relievers—returning.
    They lost only Ryan Dempster, and he went 8-9 with a 4.57 ERA for them last year. And they have picked up Edward Mujica to give them more depth in the bullpen.

  • Tell City boys 6th in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed second in the 200-yard medley relay but finished sixth overall in the six-team junior high PAC boys swim meet Thursday.

    Tell City scored 101 points, 10 behind fifth-place South Spencer. Lukas Hill set three conference records, including two individual ones, as Pike Central won the meet with 339 points.

    Tell City’s Miles Brown, Neal Hollinden, Drew Ettensohn and Josh Gaynor swam the 200 medley relay in 2:34.31.

  • TC girls finish fifth in junior...

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed fourth in the 200-yard freestyle relay en route to a fifth-place finish in team standings at the six-team PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.

    Tell City scored 91 points. Heritage Hills won with 330 points.

  • Tell City spring schedules

    Boys Varsity Baseball
    April
    1    Princeton    H    5:30
    2    Hancock Co.    T    5:00
    8    Heritage Hills    H    4:30
    9    Tecumseh    T    5:00
    10    South Central    H    5:30
    12    South Spencer    H    1:00

  • Tell City seventh in PAC tourney

    FORT BRANCH—Joe Craig, Tyler Hawhee, and Devon Casebolt won titles to lead Tell City to seventh place in the eight-team PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.

  • Ress GMAC Pitcher of Week

    OWENSBORO, Ky.—Tell City graduate Josalyn Ress was named the Great Midwestern Athletic Conference’s Pitcher of the Week last week, the second time this season she has received the honor.
    Ress, a junior at Kentucky Wesleyan College, went 2-1, with her only loss to NCAA Division II No. 10 North Georgia.
    She pitched 18 innings, including a 3-2 complete-game victory over Oakland City and a 2-0 shutout of Union, Ky.
    In those two games she struck out 13 in 14 innings and gave up only six hits and one earned run.

  • Weiss 3rd in Div. II nationals...

    CLEVELAND—Heritage Hills graduate Jeff Weiss had a strong end to his college wrestling career for the University of Indianapolis last weekend, placing third in the 165-pound weight class at the NCAA Division II wrestling championships.