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Today's Sports

  • Bulldogs to field veteran...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    CANNELTON—If Cannelton’s hitting comes along, the Bulldogs could compete for the title in a wide open Class A baseball sectional this year.
    The Bulldogs return nine lettermen, including eight sectional starters, from last year’s 2-14 team.
    The only newcomers on their 12-man roster are freshman Dylan Young and juniors Kyler Houtchen and Patrick Haycraft, a recent transfer to Cannelton.
    With a veteran team, Coach Mike Garrett expects the defense to be good.

  • Tell City baseball team expects...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Strength up the middle and experience are usually considered keys to baseball success, and Tell City’s team has plenty of both.
    The Marksmen return seven starters from their sectional lineup for last year’s 12-10 team, including an All-PAC shortstop and catcher and their top four pitchers.

  • Tell City’s winter sports teams...

    Tell City’s boys basketball and boys swim teams had winning records this year for the second year in a row, and all of Tell City’s winter teams should be good for the next few years.
    The boys basketball team returns its top seven players from the last two years for their senior season and should continue to improve their record after going 16-9 this year.
    The continued development of some of the Marks-men’s younger players could also give them more depth next year.

  • Beard keeps working to improve...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City junior Braeden Beard was recently voted the top boys basketball player in the PAC for the second year in a row, but he isn’t resting on his laurels.
    He is playing for DistinXion’s AAU team for the second year in a row.
    “We have six straight weeks of practice, then a couple of tourneys, then more practices and more tourneys,” he said.

  • Tell City will try for fifth...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    TELL CITY—Tell City’s boys track team will try for its fifth straight PAC title this spring, but a lack of experience may make this the hardest one to get.
    The Marksmen have 37 boys on their roster, about the same as in recent years and more than many schools of comparable size.
    How does a school with 421 students consistently get so many boys to run track?

  • Terry state champion

    INDIANAPOLIS—Landon Terry won the novice 100-pound title to lead Tell City Wrestling Club members in the ISWA folkstyle state tourney March 9-11.

  • TC boys 5th in jr. high PAC

    HUNTINGBURG—Evan Noble won one individual event and one relay to lead Tell City to fifth place in the seven-team PAC junior high boys swim meet Thursday.
    Tell City scored 134 points. Pike Central won with 214.
    Noble won the 50-yard freestyle in 27.38 seconds and teamed with Will Hammond, Jack Goffinet and Nicholas McDowell to win the 200 free relay in 2:12.58.
    Those same four boys placed second in the 400 free relay in 5:09.75.
    Noble placed third in the 50 butterfly in 34.58.

  • Complete Perry Central spring...

    Boys Baseball
    March
    30    South Spencer (V)    H    5:00
    31    Orleans    A    10:00
    April
    2    Forest Park (JV)    A    5:00
    3    Corydon Central (V)    H    5:30
    4    North Harrison    H    4:30
    7    North Posey    A    11:00

  • Marksman girls 2nd in PAC swim...

    HUNTINGBURG—Tell City set a conference record in the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay, but fell just short of the team title at the PAC junior high girls swim meet Thursday.

  • Beard unanimous county MVP choice

    Tell City junior forward/center Braeden Beard is a repeat selection as the Most Valuable Player of the News’ All-Perry County boys basketball team and joins a select group of players who have won the award more than once.