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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Minor league champs
  • Seventh-inning rally lifts Cash...

    TELL CITY – Cash Waggner & Associates rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to edge Tri-State Service & Maintenance 9-8 to win the Tell City Women’s Softball League playoff tourney Tuesday.

    Tri-State took an 8-4 lead in the top of the seventh with four runs on three walks, Leslie Henrickson’s three-run double, an error and a fielder’s choice.

    In the bottom of the seventh, Kim Oxley reached base on an error by the shortstop and Lauren Goffinet beat out an infield hit to start Cash Waggner’s rally.

  • Deom powers Rockport to state...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Spencer County Journal-Democrat

     

    TERRE HAUTE – Tell City native Spenser Deom hit an RBI triple and solo home run, helping Rockport Post 254 beat Floyds Knobs Post 42 13-12 Tuesday to claim its eighth Legion state championship.

    After Rockport’s Kobe Stephens led off the game with a single, Deom a hit run-producing triple to give Rockport a 1-0 lead.