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Today's Sports

  • Waninger places 5th in Boonville...

    BOONVILLE—Tell City’s Mason Waninger shot an 11-over-par 82 to place fifth among 44 golfers in the Warrick County Invitational at Boonville Country Club Saturday.
    Waninger, a sophomore, parred eight holes as he shot his best round of the season.
    Tell City’s other participants were Grant Bolin, who shot 91, and Damian Harney, 94.
    Bolin parred four holes and Harney scored the team’s only birdie on the par-4, No. 8 hole.

  • Perry Central 6th in PLAC tourney

    FRENCH LICK—No one shot under 104 for Perry Central as the Commodores finished sixth among six complete teams in the PLAC boys golf tourney Monday.
    Perry Central shot 424. Host Springs Valley won with 347.
    “That’s probably the worst we’ve ever done,” said Perry Central Coach Bill Dickerson. “We finished last and were seeded fourth.
    “The conditions were pretty bad for everybody. But we let too many bad holes bother us (still thinking about them on the next holes).”

  • Jameson writes about his days in...

    Fans of Tell City’s early 1970s boys basketball glory days undoubtedly remember John Jameson, a key assistant coach for the Marksmen 1968-73.

  • Southridge ousts Marksmen

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Southridge pounded out 12 hits and also took advantage of early Tell City control problems to beat the Marksmen 8-2 in the Class 2A baseball sectional semifinals Monday.
    Southridge’s first two batters of the game drew walks and Nathan Tretter singled to left field to drive in a run.
    The Raiders increased their lead to 5-0 with four runs in the fourth inning.

  • Cassidy to play in state classic

    NEW CASTLE—Perry Central’s Tanner Cassidy will play in the fifth annual Class 2A-1A Indiana Class Basketball All-Star Classic senior boys game 5:30 p.m. June 15.
    The games are run by former Indiana University and NBA center Kent Benson and Steve Stremming for charity. They are unique in being the only statewide all-star games that give a lot of players from smaller schools a chance to play.

  • Braves no-hit Cannelton

    OAKLAND CITY—Tristan Cummings threw a no-hitter as Tecumseh defeated Cannelton 11-0 in the first round of the Wood Memorial Class A baseball sectional Thursday.

  • Rebels rip Commodores

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—South Spencer amassed 16 hits to beat Perry Central 11-1 in the Class 2A baseball sectional first round Thursday.
    The Rebels hit four long fly balls for extra-base hits, including an inside-the-park homer by Charleston Roberts and a triple and a double by Tyler Schneider. The inexperienced Perry Central outfielders had trouble judging them.
    “We’ve kind of struggled there a little bit,” said Perry Central Coach Phil Zellers.

  • County athletes going to state...

    EVANSVILLE—Perry Central and Tell City each qualified for the state meet in two events with their performances in the boys track regional Thursday.
    Among 31 teams that scored, Perry Central placed fifth—its highest finish ever—with 36 points. Tell City tied for 14th with 14.
    Harrison, coached by former Tell City star Marty Rogier, repeated as team champion with 119 points, 59 more than runner-up Terre Haute North.
    The top eight in each event scored but only the top three qualified for state.

  • Tell City upsets Mater Dei in...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    HUNTINGBURG—Trent Rainey drove in two runs and four Tell City pitchers combined to throw a five-hitter as the Marksmen upset Mater Dei 6-2 in a Class 2A baseball sectional first-round game Wednesday.
    Tell City, 14-9, will play Southridge, ranked No. 10 in the state, in the semifinals today at 10 a.m.
    Mater Dei entered Wed-nesday’s game ranked No. 5 in the state in Class 2A with a 20-6 record.

  • No TC players make All-PAC

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    FERDINAND—No Tell City players were named to the All-PAC girls softball team elected by conference coaches Sunday.
    Tell City senior first baseman-shortstop-pitcher McKenzie Hayes was the highest vote-getter among those receiving honorable mention as a utility player on the team.
    Had she made the team, she would have joined Krista Blunk as the only Tell City girl to make all-conference in three sports in one school year.