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Today's Sports

  • 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

  • Several teams capable of winning...

    Since regular readers of this column know I am a diehard Boston Red Sox fan and since the Red Sox won the World Series last year, you are probably expecting me to pick them to win it again.
    Well, read on and you might be surprised.
    Yes, the Red Sox have nearly all their key pitchers—starters and relievers—returning.
    They lost only Ryan Dempster, and he went 8-9 with a 4.57 ERA for them last year. And they have picked up Edward Mujica to give them more depth in the bullpen.

  • Tell City boys 6th in PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed second in the 200-yard medley relay but finished sixth overall in the six-team junior high PAC boys swim meet Thursday.

    Tell City scored 101 points, 10 behind fifth-place South Spencer. Lukas Hill set three conference records, including two individual ones, as Pike Central won the meet with 339 points.

    Tell City’s Miles Brown, Neal Hollinden, Drew Ettensohn and Josh Gaynor swam the 200 medley relay in 2:34.31.

  • TC girls finish fifth in junior...

    By LARRY GOFFINET

    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City placed fourth in the 200-yard freestyle relay en route to a fifth-place finish in team standings at the six-team PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.

    Tell City scored 91 points. Heritage Hills won with 330 points.