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Today's Sports

  • PC’s Guillaume national pole...

    By larry goffinet

    SpORTS EDITOR EMERITUs

    GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sawyer Guillaume didn’t set a personal record with his pole vaulting last week, but he was good enough to win a national championship.

    Sawyer, a Perry Central eighth-grader, cleared 10 feet, 10 inches to win the age-13 title in the AAU Junior Olympic Nationals.

    He had cleared 11 feet, 5 3/4 inches in a meet at Henderson, Ky., July 4 and was hoping to better that. But he didn’t have to claim the first-place medal.

  • Marksmen hope to capitalize on...

    Jennifer Hauser

    Staff Writer

    Tell City High School’s football program is gearing up for the upcoming season. With their first scrimmage at Crawford County less than two weeks away, the coaching staff is feeling confident that their squad is not only ready to play, but optimistic for a winning season.

    The Marksmen finished the 2018 season with a 3-7 record.

  • Q&A: Coaches answer...

    By ZANE CLODFELTER

    Sports editor, Spencer County Journal-Democrat

    High school football season kicked off last Monday in Evansville as area schools gathered to share details on their upcoming seasons with local media. Questions ranged from season outlooks to favorite superstitions. In Monday’s issue, we featured Perry Central coaches comments. Presented today are the best quotes Tell City coaches with week one of the regular season just weeks away.

  • Perry Central Hosts Little...

    Leopold – Perry Central hosted a little league baseball tournament July 20-21. There were three age divisions in the two-day tournament, 12 and under, 10 and under, and 8 and under. For many of the teams present, this was to be their last tournament of the Little League All-Stars baseball season.

    In the 12U division Tell City, Perry Central, Tecumseh, North Spencer and Crawford County played. Tell City took on North Spencer in the championship game, but came up short. The young Marksmen lost to the Patriots 14-4, after a long delay for inclement weather.

  • Hale first in state archery...
  • 6 Commodore players named to...

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    LEOPOLD – The Patoka Lake Athletic Conference  have announced its all-conference selections as six Perry Central ball players were named to the team.
    Commodore softball players Alana Schepers, Maria Hubert and Justice Cash were selected to the conference team for their elite play during the regular season and the IHSAA sectional tournament.
    “I was very pleased to get three of our players to the all conference team,” said Commodore sofball head  coach Mark Rothgerber.

  • Fest, Noble perform well in...

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    LEOPOLD – The Marksmen golf team traveled to Henryville, Indiana to compete in the IHSAA regional tournament, which took place at the Providence Champions Pointe Regional golf course on Thursday.
    “Spencer and Colin were solid today and we couldn’t be more proud of them representing us,” said Marksmen golf coach Wesley Noble.
    Tell City’s junior golfer Colin Noble was the leader in scoring as he shot an 81 for the day and Fest finished at 87 in the tournament.

  • LPGA event at French Lick willl...

    FRENCH LICK, IN – When the French Lick Resort hosts the Symetra Tour’s Donald Ross Classic this July, two rising golf stars from Indiana will be in the field of 144 LPGA hopefuls. These invitations echo a rich tradition as the famed resort continues its six-decade history of hosting prominent women’s tournaments, beginning with the LPGA’s 1958 French Lick Open.  

  • Kaiser, Hohne represent in IHSAA...

    BLOOMINGTON – Tell City’s Nate Kaiser and Perry Central’s Caine Hohne traveled to Indiana University in Bloomington to compete in the IHSAA State finals on Friday.
    Marksmen distance runner Nate Kaiser participated in the boys 1600 meter run or Tell City. Kaiser finished the 1600 in 21st place as he crossed the finish line with a time of 4:28.04.
    Commodore’s Cain Hohne came in eighth place for the boy’s high jump as he came away with a final mark of 6’7” for the day.

  • Tough action on tough course but...

    BY: KASEY RICHARDSON
    Sports Editor
    JASPER – Tell City’s and Perry Central’s golf teams shot well on a tough Sultan’s Run Golf Course in Jasper during Friday’s sectional matches.  
    Overall, the Marksmen golf team placed fifth in the 11-team meet as they finished with a final team score of 357.  The TC team was just 10 strokes over third place, and one stroke away from a fourth place fiish.
    The Commodores placed eighth in the sectional with a team score of 390.