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Today's Sports

  • Perry Central track awards...

    Perry Central recently presented its track awards for the 2016 season.

  • Tell City athletes claim spring...

    TELL CITY - Tell City's spring sports awards program was held Tuesday.

  • Lynch named Tell City basketball...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Matt Lynch, an assistant coach for New Albany the last six years, was named Tell City’s new boys basketball coach Thursday.
    Lynch, 26, is “wise beyond his age,” said Tell City Athletic Director John Atkins. “He got an early start so he’s been coaching longer (than most people his age).”

  • Steen makes all-conference;...

    FRENCH LICK—John Steen shot 87 to lead Perry Central to fourth place in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Paoli won among six complete teams with 334 strokes, 14 ahead of runner-up Paoli. Perry Central shot 364.
    Steen, usually Perry Central’s third-best scorer, finished in a five-way tie for seventh in the tourney as he made all-conference.
    He improved his score by 34 strokes from last year.
    Other Commodore scorers were Zach James with 89, Nic Pierrard 80, and Coby Aders 98.
    Eric Schepers was the Commodores’ fifth man with 113.

  • Rebels’ defense derails Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – South Spencer outhit and outpitched Tell City in their Class 2A baseball sectional championship game Monday.
    But perhaps the biggest difference was the Rebels’ clutch defensive plays as they won 8-1 to repeat as sectional champions.
    Each team committed only one error, but the Rebels made some spectacular plays - especially on the infield.

  • Tell City one-hits Perry Central...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY – Reed Goffinet and Preston Hendershot pitched a one-hitter as Tell City shut out Perry Central 13-0 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Monday afternoon.
    Goffinet pitched the first four innings for the win, giving up one hit and three walks and striking out seven. Five of his strikeouts came on swinging third strikes.
    “His velocity was a little higher than we’re used to and I thought he did a good job locating his pitches,” said Perry Central Coach Tim Taylor.

  • Sectional champs should be in...

    After the Jasper boys track sectional, Heritage Hills Coach Pete Lashley proposed a rule change that I think has merit though it did not draw strong support from his fellow coaches - even some who may have benefited from it.
    Lashley suggested that a sectional champion should automatically be placed in the fast heat of his event at the regional - even if his time is not one of the eight fastest feeding into that regional.

  • Goodson follows Tubby again - to...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Tell City graduate Steven Goodson has worked with Orlando “Tubby” Smith since Goodson arrived at the University of Kentucky in 2001 as a freshman student manager for the basketball team then coached by Smith.
    After serving as Smith’s student manager and a floor coach for his camps for four years, Goodson was his graduate assistant at UK in 2006-07.

  • Walks, errors help Jeeps knock...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—Northeast Dubois went through its complete batting order in three of the four innings it batted in a 17-2 baseball sectional semifinal win over Cannelton Friday.
    The Jeeps didn’t really hit the ball hard, as three of their eight hits were infield ones and two more were bloops just over the infield.
    Their only extra-base hit was Owen Fuhrman’s first-inning double to right field, a fly ball that maybe should have been caught.

  • Vaquero 800 champion in boys...

    EVANSVILLE—Tell City junior Seth Vaquero won the 800-meter run at Evansville Central’s boys track regional Thursday to qualify for the state meet.