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Today's Sports

  • Goffinet finishes college career...

    Kentucky Wesleyan College’s women’s basketball team made it to the NCAA Division II national tourney this year but lost 79-67 in the first round to Michigan Tech Friday.

  • Houle’s second place leads Tell...

    HUNTINGBURG—Stephen Houle placed in the top three in two events to lead Tell City in the PAC junior high swim meets Thursday.
    Tell City finished fourth among six teams in the girls meet with 131 points and sixth among seven boys teams with 103 points.
    The Marksmen did not win any events, but Houle placed second in the 200-yard freestyle in 2:18.00.
    He took third in the 50 breaststroke in 38.03 seconds.
    Teammate Josh Gaynor placed third in diving with 80.00 points.

  • Tinsley twins will be college...

    GLASGOW, Ky.—The Tinsley brothers, both 5-foot-10 guards, thought the opportunity to play college basketball on the same team seemed like only a dream. But Tuesday it became a reality, as both signed with Brescia University.

  • Cassidy leads small, quick all-...

    Perry Central dominated Perry County (and much of southwestern Indiana) with a small but quick boys basketball team this year.

  • Tell City places 3rd in PAC

    LINCOLN CITY—Tell City had five individual champions as it tied for third in the nine-team PAC junior high wrestling tourney Saturday.
    Southridge won with 302 points. Tell City scored 237.
    Southridge had only three champions but used its superior depth to win the tourney.
    All five Tell City champions finished the season undefeated.
    Tell City’s Nate Kaiser pinned Race Britton of Pike Central for the 80-pound title to finish the season 15-0.

  • Roos writes book about Spuds’...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    IRELAND—Mike Roos played high school basketball for Tell City and has lived in Ohio for 39 years.
    His parents are Dale High School graduates and his father’s last job in education was principal of Rockport High School 1963-64.
    So why has Roos written a book about tiny Ireland’s regional championship basketball team of 50 years ago?

  • Braunecker places 5th in 200 free

     

  • Jasper overtakes Tell City late

     

  • Graves, Parker make All-PLAC...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Perry Central center Ashley Graves made the All-PLAC girls basketball team for the third time Thursday and teammate Brittany Parker made it for the first time.
    Graves was the second leading vote-getter on the team behind Paoli guard Sophie Sears, whose team won the conference undefeated.
    Graves, a 6-foot-1 senior, did not play basketball until she was in the eighth grade and saw only limited varsity action as a freshman.

  • Perry Central places 3 boys on...

    By LARRY GOFFINET
    Sports Editor

    LEOPOLD—Three Perry Central seniors were named to the All-PLAC boys basketball team in voting by conference coaches Thursday.
    Forward/guards Tanner Cassidy and Derek Thomas made it for the third year in a row and guard Abe Schwartz made it for the first time.
    Cassidy was a nearly unanimous pick as the top player in the conference, being voted No. 1 by five of the six coaches eligible to vote for him (coaches could not vote for their own players) and No. 2 by the other one.