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Today's Sports

  • Coultas to play football for...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FRANKLIN—Nick Coultas, a 2015 Perry Central graduate, will play football for Franklin College this fall.
    Franklin, an NCAA Division III team, cannot give athletic scholarships, but Franklin Coach Mike Leonard confirmed Friday that Coultas will report for the start of the Grizzlies’ training camp this week.
    Coultas starred on the offensive and defensive lines for Perry Central but will play defense for the Grizzlies.

  • Tell City 10-U all-stars win own...

    TELL CITY—Four players each hit at least .818 as Tell City’s age-10-and-under team won its own youth baseball all-star tourney last weekend.

  • Elaman double award winner in...

    TELL CITY—Mike Elaman won two of the three individual awards in the rain-shortened Schweizer Fest old-timers baseball game Tuesday.

  • Junior high team 25th in world

    NASHVILLE, Tenn.—Tell City shot its best score of the season to finish 25th among 90 teams competing in the junior high division of the NASP world archery tourney July 24.
    The Marksmen scored 3,224 of a possible 3,600 points. They shot 124 arrows into the center 10 ring.
    Hannah Rhodes scored 282 of a possible 300 points to lead Tell City.
    Hunter Sodrel was next with 281, followed by Tucker Finley and Neal Hollinden with 272 apiece.

  • Deom repeat winner in Schweizer...

    TELL CITY—Wes Deom, Nathan Freeman and A.J. Hubeert were local winners in the Schweizer Fest archery tourney Saturday.

  • Hall of Famer returns to field...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—When pitcher Jim Palmer attempted a comeback with the Baltimore Orioles in spring training in 1991, he gave up five hits and two runs in two innings of an exhibition game against the Boston Red Sox.
    Red Sox star Wade Boggs said Palmer “threw pretty well for a Hall of Famer.”

  • Veteran Tell City golf team...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Friday was the first day girls golf teams could practice and Tell City had a match scheduled with Heritage Hills Tuesday.
    The match was stopped by lightning after three holes, so the Marksmen will have a few more days to practice before hosting Bosse Monday.
    But after just two practices Coach Amber Thomas probably knows more about her team than at this point in previous years, as five of her six golfers are returnees from last year.

  • Haley the Comet

    Story and Photos by Larry Goffinet

     

    SANTA CLAUS – After she competed in the Bloomington diving regional as a senior at Heritage Hills in 2014, Santa Claus resident Haley Pierson thought her diving career might be over.

    But now that career is on fire – literally – as she is in her second summer as a member of the team for Dive!, Holiday World’s always popular show that features a wide variety of dives and much higher ones than she did in high school.

  • Sports Notes; Aug. 3

    TC all-sports passes on sale

     

    TELL CITY – Tell City Junior-Senior High School all-sports passes are now available for purchase in the athletic office. Prices are: $75 for an individual all-sports pass and $175 for a family pass (limit four family members – $30 for each additional family member). Passes will also be available for purchase at William Tell Elementary’s Back to School Night July 28.

     

    Old-timers game Tuesday

     

     

  • Sports Notes; July 30

    Perry Central football practice to begin Monday

     

    LEOPOLD – Official practice for Perry Central’s football players in grades 9-12 will begin Monday, Aug. 3. Times will be 3:30 to 6 p.m. 

     

    Bowling leagues forming

     

    TELL CITY – Fall and winter bowling leagues are now forming at Tell City Bowling Center.