Today's Sports

  • 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...

    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...

    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.

  • Will Hall of Fame changes change...

    How will changes in the Baseball Hall of Fame’s voting format affect the chances of suspected steroid users’ getting inducted?
    The Hall of Fame announced Sunday that effective immediately players will remain on the Professional Baseball Writers of America’s Hall of Fame ballots for only 10 years instead of the previous 15 years.

  • Thompson takes three awards

    TELL CITY— Tammy Thompson won two individual awards and was on the second-place team in the Hoosier Heights Ladies Invitational golf tourney July 15.
    Thompson hit the closest drove to the pin on hole No. 3 and the longest drive on No. 5.
    She and Jane Miller had the second best gross score in the  A flight, 71. Julie Buse and Barb Daum had the best score, 67.
    June Cline and Martha Luckett placed third in that flight with 76.

  • Rockport tops Remington in first...

    PLYMOUTH— Jon Stallings pitched a five-hitter and Rockport got off to a  fast offensive start to beat Remington 7-1 in the opening round of the American Legion baseball state tourney Tuesday.
    Rockport, 22-9, was scheduled to play Terre Haute in the second round of the eight-team tourney Wednesday.
    Rockport jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first two innings and then rode the left arm of Stallings to the next round.
    The South Spencer senior allowed just five hits and two walks and struck out five.