Tell City’s Beard signs with Southwestern Illinois

Tell City’s Beard signs with Southwestern Illinois

TELL CITY, IN (WFIE) - The all-time leading scorer in Marksmen basketball history will be playing college ball.

On Tuesday, Braeden Beard signed with Southwestern Illinois College Blue Storm. Last season, Beard helped lead Tell City to the school’s first Regional Championship game since 1993.

Beard holds the school records for:

  • Points
  • Rebounds
  • Field Goals

“I speak for everyone in this room, when I say we are extremely proud of Braeden," says Matt Lynch, Tell City Head Basketball Coach. “He has worked extremely hard to accomplish what he has as an individual and as a team player at Tell City. He will go down as one of the best to ever play basketball at Tell City, and we cannot wait to watch him continue to grow and develop as a great basketball player, but an even better person.”

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