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Today's Sports

  • Morris named Cannelton’s MVP

    CANNELTON—Jayden Morris was named Cannelton’s boys basketball Most Valuable Player in the school’s winter sports banquet March 18.
    The MVP award was voted on by the team.
    Morris, a senior center, also received the rebounding award and shared the leading scorer award with Damon Powers, as each averaged 10.1 points per game.
    Powers received the assists award. Deven Reynolds was named the team’s most improved player in a team vote, and Caleb Cravens and Adam Terry shared the free-throw shooting award for each hitting at least 75 percent.

  • Tell City’s team will feature...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—After last season’s 0-19 record, “there’s nowhere to go but up,” said Tell City girls softball coach Maggie Schuetter.
    Several young players will help the Marksmen aim in that direction, as there are nine freshmen on the 16-girl roster.
    There are only four seniors, including one transfer student and one who did not play last year. Only four players return from last year’s team.

  • Commodores feature experienced...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central’s girls softball team will have a whole new infield and new pitcher as it tries to win its third consecutive PLAC title this year.
    Miranda Claise, who made All-PLAC the last two years as a pitcher, is now pitching for Lincoln Trail College.
    The three girls vying to replace her don’t have her velocity or variety of pitches yet. So more balls may be put in play against them and hit to the outfield.

  • Schwartz heads small, quick all-...

    This is probably the shortest All-Perry County boys basketball team in the 38 years that the News has been naming them.

  • Fishing opportunities within the...

    There are many fishing opportunities throughout the Hoosier National Forest for angling enthusiasts of all ages and experience. From large lakes with concrete boat ramps and road side ponds with easy access, to small and medium lakes off the beaten path; prospects for catching fish are excellent.

    Indiana Department of Natural Resources has been doing fish surveys on many Hoosier lakes for 40 years or more. Most, if not all of the fishable lakes on the Hoosier are managed for bluegill/redear sunfish and largemouth bass populations.

  • Women’s softball meeting Thursday

    TELL CITY – The Tell City Women’s Softball League will hold its annual preseason organizational meeting 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26, at the league’s field.
    All teams that plan to participate in the league this summer should be represented. For more information email ljgoffinet@yahoo.com or call 812-547-6674.

  • Swim lessons registration April...

    TELL CITY – Registration for swimming lessons will be held at Tell City Junior-Senior High School Pool 5-6 p.m. April 1, 2 and 3.
    Cost is $55 per student and there will be a maximum of 50 children in each session. Lessons will be held at the school pool April 6-9 and April 13-16 and students may choose from two times, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. each day or 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.
    For more information call Mike Armstrong at 812-719-9496.

  • Tell City basketball banquet...

    TELL CITY – Tell City’s boys’ basketball awards banquet will be held 6:30 p.m. March 30 in the Tell City Junior-Senior High cafeteria.
    All players, coaches and their families are invited to attend. Meat and table service will be provided. Seniors are asked to bring a potato or pasta dish, juniors a vegetable dish, sophomores a salad, freshmen a dessert, and coaches are asked to bring drinks and ice.
    Please contact Darla Goffinet at cgoffinet@psci.net by Wednesday, March 25, to let her know how many will be attending.

  • Tell City jr. high archery team...

    INDIANAPOLIS—Tell City Junior High Team 1 placed 10th in the National Archery in the Schools Program state tourney March 14.
    Charlie Peter shot 280 out of a possible 300 to lead Tell City in the 40-team competition. Other top shooters for the team were Neal Hollinden with 276 and Hannah Rhodes 272.
    Two elementary students also shot well for the team. Gage Smith, a fourth grader, shot a personal best 262 and Mary Hollinden, a fifth grader, shot 250.

  • Tell City girls 3rd in PAC

    HUNTINGBURG—Taylor Krartzer placed second in two individual events and two relays to lead Tell City to third place in the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.
    Heritage Hills won the six-team meet with 244 points. Tell City scored 176.
    Kratzer placed second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:41.14 and in the 50 butterfly in 38.29 seconds.
    She teamed with Kailee Sodrel, Jenna Harris and Destiny Little to take second in the 200 medley relay in 2:41.07.
    Brenna Franzman, Sodrel, Harris and Kratzer placed second in the 400 free relay in 5:16.19.