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Today's Sports

  • No Marksmen make All-PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—No Tell City player made the All-PAC softball team selected by conference coaches last week.
    That may not have been too surprising, considering the Marksmen’s 0-8 record in conference play.
    But none of their players received honorable mention either, which was surprising.

  • Tell City AD leaves to take...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—John Atkins, who served as Tell City Junior-Senior High’s athletic director the last three years, resigned from that position Tuesday night to take the same role at Corydon.
    Atkins, 32, submitted his letter of resignation after formally being hired by the South Harrison Community School Corp. at its school board meeting Tuesday.
    Atkins is a North Harrison graduate and said this move will bring him closer to he and his wife Amanda’s family.

  • Burchett, Smith on All-PAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—It’s often said that the key to a baseball team’s success is its strength up the middle.
    So Tell City’s having a catcher and a shortstop named to the All-PAC team and a pitcher making honorable mention - all of them juniors -bodes well for the Marksmen next season.
    Tell City’s Nick Smith was the first player listed among three catchers who made the team in voting by conference coaches.

  • Kohnert, Simpson repeat Most...

    TELL CITY—Emma Kohnert and Leo Simpson were repeat most valuable winners in track at Tell City’s spring sports awards program Tuesday.

  • Perry Central 7th, Tell City 8th...

    JASPER—No one from Perry County shot under 90 as Perry Central finished seventh and Tell City eighth among 10 complete teams in the golf sectional Friday.
    Perry Central shot 405 and Tell City 434.
    Jasper shot 311 to win the sectional for the ninth year in a row.
    Heritage Hills with 339 strokes and Forest Park 349 also qualified for the regional.
    The top three individuals not on the top three teams also qualified for the regional.
    Last year the third individual qualifying score was 85 but this year it was 81.

  • Labhart makes All-PLAC softball...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central sophomore outfielder Maddie Labhart was named to the All-PLAC softball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Labhart hit .389 in six conference games with eight RBIs and four stolen bases.
    Overall she hit .264 with a .371 on-base percentage and 11 RBIs.
    West Washington led the 15-girl all-conference team with four selections and Paoli was next with three.

  • Myler on All-PLAC baseball team

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central senior Ethan Myler was named to the All-PLAC baseball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Myler, who also made the team last year, was one of five repeat selections on the 15-man squad.
    He was listed on the ballot of every coach who was eligible to vote for him (coaches could not vote for their own players).
    Myler, a pitcher/outfielder/first baseman, hit .500 with three stolen bases and three RBIs in conference games.

  • Simpson 15th, Graham 20th in...

    BLOOMINGTON—Tell City junior Leo Simpson exceeded his seed by five places as he finished 15th in the 3200-meter run at the boys state track meet Friday.

  • Perry Central’s old track gang...

    The end of a sports season often brings transitions, such as a longtime coach retiring.

  • Perry Central 5th in PLAC golf

    FRENCH LICK—Zach James made all-conference but Perry Central finished fifth among six teams in the PLAC golf tourney Monday.
    Perry Central shot 391. Paoli won with 353.
    James shot 87 to finish seventh individually. The top eight made all-conference.
    James birdied two of the 18 holes.
    Other Perry Central scorers were Coby Aders with 100, Brennan Tucker 101, and Garrett James 103.
    Lain Knieriem was the Commodores’ fifth man with 105.