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Today's Sports

  • Tell City’s girls team adds...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s girls track team starts the season with 22 girls, the most it has had since 1998.
    Several talented freshmen, including current coach Katie Weyer (then Katie Chinn) helped increase the size of the 1998 team. And that is also the case this year.
    Freshman Emma Kohnert will team with senior Logan Flannagan to give the Marksmen quality depth in the high jump and probably both hurdles races.

  • Sectional title could be in TC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—This area’s boys track sectional has been won by Perry County teams the last three years and very well could be again this year.
    But Tell City Coach Zac Hartz hopes it is Tell City bringing home the crown, as it was in 2011, instead of Perry Central, as it was the last two years.
    With 41 boys on the team—the most ever—including 11 seniors and 16 lettermen, the Marksmen might have the talent and depth to achieve that goal.

  • Commodores shoot for 3rd...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—With strong sprinters, distance runners, hurdlers and jumpers, Perry Central will try for its third consecutive boys track sectional title this spring.
    The Commodores have 27 boys on the team. There are only six seniors, “but man, there’s a lot of talent in that senior group,” said Coach Jason Barnett.

  • Tell City baseball team...

    TELL CITY - Tell City's baseball team will hold an intrasquad scrimmage 11 a.m. Saturday, March 29, at Frank Clemens Field.

    The public is invited.

  • Malone to be honored by NFF

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City senior Brennan Malone will be one of eight players honored by the Southern Indiana Chapter of the National Football Foundation at its inaugural scholar-athlete banquet at St. Mary’s Health Manor 5 p.m. Sunday, April 13.
    Malone played quarterback and defensive back for the Marksmen last fall and ranks first in his class academically.

  • Perry Central girls softball...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls softball team won its first PLAC title and set numerous school records last year. And with most of the key players returning, Coach Mark Rothgerber thinks the Commodores can enjoy similar success this year.
    Six starters return from last year’s 16-5 team. Kosha Wetzel, who was a starter two years ago but did not play last year, has also rejoined the team.

  • Freeman 2nd in state archery...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City senior Nathan Freeman placed second in the high school male division at the archery state tourney Saturday.

  • 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