Today's Sports

  • TC girls third in PAC meet

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City won two events as it placed third in the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won the six-team meet with 280 points. Tell City scored 232.
    Kira Maddle earned Tell City’s only individual first place, winning the 50-yard backstroke in 37.08 seconds.
    Haley Burton, Bailey Powell, Sydney Brown and Kassi Peter won the 200 freestyle relay in 2:12.04.
    Powell, Brown, Peter and Maddle placed second in the 400 free relay in 5:02.22.

  • Vincent propels Tell City boys...

    TELL CITY—Aaron Vincent won the 50-yard freestyle and two relays as Tell City placed second in the junior high boys PAC swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won with 257 points. Tell City scored 230.
    Vincent swam the 50 free in 36.14 seconds and teammate Garett Smith was second in 42.16.
    Vincent, Brandon Mundy, Luke Thomas and Smith won the 200 medley relay in 2:20.51.
    Vincent, Thomas, Stephen Houle and Adam George took the 400 free relay in 4:51.08.

  • Cassidy, Schwartz receive most...

    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Tanner Cassidy and Lavina Schwartz won the most awards at Perry Central’s basketball awards program Thursday.

  • Cassidy leads All-Perry County...

    There was little agreement on who should be on the All-Perry County boys basketball team this season.

  • Hayes resigns as Tell City...

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Saying he wants to spend more time watching his daughters play, John Hayes announced Thursday that he has resigned as Tell City’s boys basketball coach.

  • Big Ten, Aztecs could be tourney...

    Maybe all the so-called NCAA men’s basketball tourney bracketologists should have had Perry Central graduate Aaron Carter fill out their brackets.
    You may recall that last week when I interviewed Carter about what seed he thought his Indiana State team would get in the tourney he said, “I’ve been hearing we’ll be a 12 or 13 seed,” he said. “We could get matched up with Kentucky, Syracuse or Georgetown.”

  • Stahly second in folkstyle state

    INDIANAPOLIS—Alec Stahly placed second in his weight class to lead Tell City Wrestling Club members in the Indiana State Wrestling Association’s folkstyle state tourney Saturday.
    Stahly won once by decision and once by pin to take second in the bantam 75-pound weight class.
    Talon Jennings placed third in peewee 35 with four pins.
    Devon Casebolt (intermediate 65) and Coy Hammack (bantam 45) placed sixth.
    Casebolt scored three pins and one win by decision. Hammack pinned one opponent and won two major decisions.

  • Wagner eighth in senior state...

    CRAWFORDSVILLE—Amanda Wagner of Tell City placed eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke at the age-group senior state swim meet last weekend.
    She swam the 100 breast in the finals in 1:11.66 after qualifying in 1:08.30, her best time ever for that event.
    Teammate Chelsea Malone finished 19th in the 100 backstroke in 1:01.16 and 19th in the 200 back in 2:12.06, which was her personal best.
    This meet is open only to swimmers who have met qualifying times set by Indiana Swimming.

  • Hawhee, Rowe PAC champs

    FORT BRANCH—Jarrett Hawhee and C.J. Rowe won individual titles as Tell City finished fifth in the PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Hawhee went 3-0, including pinning Macias of Southridge, to win the 105-pound title.
    Rowe also went 3-0 with one pin and beat Smith of Tecumseh 3-2 in the finals to take the 180-pound crown.
    Reed Goffinet (85-pound weight class), Mason Waninger (95), Travis Brinksneader (110), Mason Stephens (115), and Elliott Brown (145) each went 2-1 to place second.
    Each of them scored one pin.

  • Dickerson, Hayes get all-state...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central’s Deidra Dickerson and Tell City’s McKenzie Hayes have received honorable mention on the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association’s girls all-state teams.
    Dickerson, a 5-foot-6 guard-forward, averaged 10.0 points, 3.7 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.8 steals per game.
    She made 41 three-point baskets, including five in a game twice.
    Hayes, a 6-foot sophomore center, averaged 15.5 points,13.4 rebounds and 5.1 blocked shots per game.
    She hit 51.2 percent from the field.