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Today's Sports

  • Owen leaves Tell City for USI...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Brent Owen resigned as Tell City’s boys basketball coach last week to return to the University of Southern Indiana as an assistant basketball coach.
    Owen, 27, coached the Marksmen to a 9-33 record the last two years, including 5-17 in 2013-14.
    Before that he was a reserve guard for USI 2006-09 and then served three years as a graduate assistant to USI Coach Rodney Watson before taking the Tell City job in June 2012.

  • Sports Notes

    Fall baseball-softball registration Aug. 22

    TELL CITY – Registration for boys baseball and girls softball leagues for children ages 6 to 12 has been set for 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at Wayne Marchand Field. All games will be played Sunday, beginning at 12:30 p.m. There will be two games played each Sunday. The season will run from Sept. 7 to Oct. 5. For more information, contact Danny Lloyd at (270) 302-3552 or Cory Jennings at 719-1880.

    Perry Central volleyball shirts available for sale

  • Scottish soccer pro visits TC

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  • Schweizer Fest Archery Tourney...

    TELL CITY – There were 102 shooters who took part in Saturday’s Schweizer Fest Archery Tourney at Tell City High School.

    Results are as follows by category.

     

     

    National Archery in the Schools Program Winners

    Elementary Female
    Amy Chen, 272, East Heights, Henderson
    Lily Hubbard, 264, East Heights Henderson
    Maggie Pugh, 262, Henderson

  • Lasher named Bombers’ head coach

    HUNTINGBURG — Dubois County Bombers General Manager Joe Mundy recently announced coaching changes for the 2015 summer season, including the promotion of Andy Lasher to the head manager position.
    “We are excited to elevate Andy to lead our team next year at the recommendation of both past manager Wes Fink and pitching coach Greg Gogel,” said Mundy.
    Lasher, a Newburgh native, joined the Bombers this year as an assistant field manager.

  • Rockport goes 2-2 at state

    PLYMOUTH — Newburgh scored two unearned runs to edge Rockport 3-2 Friday night, eliminating Post 254 from the American Legion baseball state tourney.
    Tell City senior C.J. Rowe pitched a complete game for Rockport, scattering nine singles, walking only one, and striking out three.
    Newburgh advanced to Saturday’s championship game against Kokomo.
    After beating Remington in the first round Tuesday, Rockport lost to Terre Haute 2-1 Wednesday but beat Plymouth 8-5 Thursday.

  • Veteran Marksman girls golf team...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY — With three of their top four scorers returning from last year and some talented newcomers, Tell City’s girls golf team is shooting for its best record in years.
    The Marksmen finished 1-22 last year. But Addie Peter, one of this year’s returnees, made All-PAC and qualified for the regional, becoming the first Tell City girl to do so since current coach Amber Thomas did so in 2008.

  • Youngsters join veterans to give...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    EVANSTON — Through the years Perry County has had men’s horseshoe leagues in Tell City, Troy, Cannelton and Branchville — and even an indoor one in Bristow.
    In the mid 1970s there were 14 teams in the Tell City league, which was more than twice as many teams than there were sets of horseshoe pits in Hagedorn Park. So some teams would have to wait until others were done to pitch on league nights.

  • Friday is early-registration...

    TELL CITY—Friday is the early-registration deadline for this year’s 37th annual Schweizer Fest 2-mile and 6-mile road runs. The 6-mile race will begin at 8 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 9, and the 2-mile will begin at 8:05 a.m. A kids fun run will begin at 9:20 a.m.
    Races will start on Seventh Street and end on Main Street in front of St. Paul Church. The course winds through the streets of downtown Tell City before heading through some challenging hills for the 6-mile participants.

  • Schweizer Fest golf Aug. 9-10

    TELL CITY—Hoosier Heights Country Club will once again sponsor the Schweizer Fest golf tourney Aug. 9-10.