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Today's Sports

  • Parker only unanimous all-county...

    The only thing all the voters for this year’s All-Perry County girls basketball team agreed on was that Brittany Parker should be on the team.
    And nearly all of them agreed that the Perry Central guard should be the Most Valuable Player on the team.

  • Parker chosen for top 60 senior...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    INDIANAPOLIS—Perry Central guard Brittany Parker has been named to Hoosier Basketball Magazine’s list of the Top 60 Indiana senior girls basketball players.
    All the girls on the list have been invited to workouts at Marian University Sunday.
    Players from the northern and southern parts of the state will participate in the first session noon to 2 p.m. Perry County time. Players from the central part of the state will be in the second session 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.

  • Thursday’s events postponed

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s junior high wrestling match with Heritage Hills and Tell City’s junior high swim meet with Heritage Hills and South Spencer, both scheduled Thursday, were postponed due to snow.
    The wrestling match has been rescheduled for today at Heritage Hills, after Heritage Hills wrestles Forest Park at 4:30 p.m.

    The swim meet has been rescheduled for Monday, March 16.

  • Becky Genet wins Marian Archer...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    PLAINFIELD—Long-time Perry Central coach Rebecca Genet was awarded the Marian Archer Service Award by the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association at its spring conference March 1.
    The Marian Archer Award was established by the Archer Family in 1979 to honor Marian Archer for outstanding work in promoting girls athletics. One award is given statewide each year.

  • Trojans conquer Cannelton

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    OAKLAND CITY—Pressure defense and strong rebounding helped Wood Memorial jump to a 30-2 lead and beat Cannelton 60-21 in Class A basketball sectional semifinals Friday.
    Wood Memorial center Conner Sevier, a college prospect listed at 6-foot-5, always hits a high percentage from the field against Cannelton - he was 8 for 9 in their regular-season game and 6 for 7 with a team-high 13 points in this game.
    Surprisingly, though, he did not grab a single rebound in their regular-season game.

  • 13 take titles in own tourney

    TELL CITY—Thirteen Tell City Wrestling Club members claimed titles in the club’s own folkstyle tourney Sunday.

  • Tell City girls defeat Chargers

    PETERSBURG—Taylor Kratzer won two individual events and two relays as Tell City beat Pike Central 97-68 in junior high girls swimming Tuesday.
    Kratzer won the 50-yard butterfly in 40.67 and the 200 freestyle in 2:42.76.
    She teamed with Lily Marion, Brenna Franzman and Carli Hosler to win the 400 free relay in 5:11.49.
    Marion, Mary Hollinden, Kratzer and Claire Mowery won the 200 medley relay in 2:35.42.
    Marion led off that relay with a 36.06 time in the 50 backstroke. That qualified her to compete in the age-group state finals March 21.

  • Ettensohn propels Marksmen to...

    PETERSBURG—Andrew Ettensohn won two individual events and two relays as Tell City trounced Pike Central 95-56 in junior high boys swimming Tuesday.
    Ettensohn won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.44 seconds and the 50 butterfly in 30.14.
    He teamed with Neal Hollinden, Elliot Reed and Josh Gaynor to win the 200 medley relay in 2:18.97.
    Those same four boys won the 400 free relay in 4:47.80.
    Reed won the 100 individual medley in 1:14.62, Gaynor won the diving with 62.10 points, and Hollinden won the 50 backstroke in 37.11.

  • Tell City wins Gibson tourney;...

    FORT BRANCH—Seven Tell City wrestlers went undefeated as the Marksmen won the Gibson Southern Duals junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Tell City beat North Knox 90-9, Gibson Southern 61-34, Tecumseh 90-6, and Vincennes Clark 57-36.
    Cory Braunecker, Shane Braunecker, Nigel Kaiser, Devon Casebolt, Kyle Hagedorn, Tretter Lyons and Jeff Miller went undefeated for the Marksmen.

  • Patriots overtake Tell City in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LINCOLN CITY—Gavin Schaefer, Sam Collins and Caleb Sabelhaus made several big plays in the fourth quarter as Heritage Hills overtook Tell City for a 54-45 PAC boys basketball win Saturday.
    Tell City scored 10 consecutive points to take a 36-33 lead with 0:41 left in the third quarter.
    Hunter Rowe hit two free throws, Blake Haller scored two inside baskets, and Spenser Beard scored on two drives to fuel that run.